KHALIFA PORT AND INDUSTRIAL ZONE
 
Location
: Abu Dhabi, U.A.E
Contract Value US$
: 350 Million
Start
: 2009
Completion
: 2012
Owner
: Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC)
Contractors
: HLG , ED Zublin AG and Al Jaber Transport & General Contracting.
Cosultant
: Al Jaber GIS JV .
 
 

Khalifa Port is the Abu Dhabi Ports’ flagship, Deep water port built to accommodate the largest ships existing when it was built. It is a state-of-the art gateway to Abu Dhabi and handles all of the emirate’s container traffic.

 

Challenges :

  • Large, complex and multiple integrated projects requiring the involvement of multiple stakeholders.
  • Tracking project progress to manage risk and stay on schedule.
  • Management of large volumes of project information.
  • Detailed workflows and approval processes that requires consistency, transparency and accountability project wide.
  • Team members had to access and share information in real time from the project site.

 

 

Solution :

  • Transparent deliverables tracking, search and reporting functionality for full accountability, with an iron clad audit trail.
  • Project workflows to automate the review and approval processes.
  • Permanent records of all correspondence, decisions and actions in one platform.
  • Project document version control and a complete audit trail of information exchange.

 

 

Results :

  • No more bottlenecks for RFIs and reduction in RFI turnaround time to 04 days from 08 days.
  • Recorded audit trail to mitigate risk.
  • Timely document approval and review process.
  • Project specific workflows helps to facilitate project control.
  • Project completion on schedule.