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Peter Richards Gulftainer Company Limited Keeps On Breaking Records


Gulftainer Company Limited (GTL), the largest privately owned ports operator in the world, based in Sharjah, have announced that throughput at their Sharjah terminals – Khorfakkan Container Terminal (KCT) and Sharjah Container Terminal (SCT) - has increased by over 23% from January 2012 to July 2012 compared with...



Peter Richards Gulftainer Company Limited Hosts Inaugural Port Finance International

Sharjah-based international ports management company Gulftainer played host –and sponsor– to the inaugural Port Finance International Middle East Conference, which was held from 6 to 7 December 2011 at the headquarters of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI).

The opening keynote speech for the conference was delivered by HE Abdullah Al Saleh, Undersecretary...


Peter Richards Gulftainer Company Limited Automates Systems

Gulftainer, one of the world’s largest privately owned port management and logistics company, has further increased efficiency at Sharjah Container Terminal (SCT) through the development of an online application to automate information exchange between the Sharjah Port Authority (SPA), Customs and Gulftainer Company Limited.

The application will enhance existing customs...


Peter Richards Gulftainer Company Limited Welcomes The New Yang Ming Service

Gulftainer, the world’s largest privately owned port management and logistics company, welcomed the Yang Ming YM Xiamen to Sharjah Container Terminal (SCT) for the first call of a brand new service.

The YM Xiamen arrived for what will be scheduled weekly visits to SCT on the new Gulf feeder Service (TGS). The Gulftainer team were responsible for the movement of 377 TEUs,...



Gulftainer Company Limited Peter Richards

Peter Richards joined Gulftainer in March 1987 and during his 26 years he has helped steer the company from unknown local, private terminal operator onto an international platform with an annual through- put of over seven million TEUs, a staff over 4000 and a reputation for yielding the highest levels of productivity to benefit the company's clients.

Gulftainer's recent...


IMPACT ON ECONOMY: Peter Richards Gulftainer Company Limited

In many instances the arrival of Gulftainer Company Limited has not only radically changed the fortunes of an ailing port, it has also transformed the regional economy. A prime example is the port of Moroni, capital of the Comoros Islands where prior to Gulftainer taking up the concession, ships were taking four weeks or more to discharge their cargoes.

“We utilised a...


Ramesh Shivakumaran Gulftainer Company Limited rolls out Nexthink

Port management and logistics company Gulftainer has rolled out Nexthink IT monitoring solutions to help it manage its IT infrastructure.

The company chose the Nexthink solutions to support ambitious expansion plans to grow to reach 35 terminals across 5 continents and handle 18 million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) by 2020.

Nexthink partner Anzema deployed the...