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Ensour, APM Terminals chief discuss work progress at Aqaba Container Terminal

By JT - Jul 03,2014 - Last updated at Jul 03,2014

AMMAN — Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour checked on the progress of work at the Aqaba Container Terminal during a meeting on Thursday with Kim Fejfer, chief executive officer of APM Terminals which forms a joint project the Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC).  During the meeting that was attended by Transport Minister Lina Shbeeb and Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority Chief Commissioner Kamel Mahadin, Fejfer indicated that around $300 million have been invested in Aqaba terminal expansion and development, enabling it to deal with one million containers a year from only 200,000 several years ago. The premier valued the partnership between APM and ADC, noting that he directed concerned institutions to cooperate further and streamline operational measures at the terminal, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra. APM Terminals is an international container terminal operating company, and is one of the world’s largest port and terminal operators, and cargo support providers, according to its website.

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