Established in 2016, Maqta Gateway® LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports and is a central pillar of the company’s strategy to be a leader in the development of integrated, digital, global trade.
Digitally transforming trade and logistics solutions
Our story began with the establishment of Maqta Gateway in 2016. Since then, we have taken our vision of digitalising trade and logistics to new heights through our innovative services. We continue to meet goals, overcome obstacles and pave the way for a new era of trade & logistics.
Maqta Gateway is committed to sustainable business practices that help secure a better and more efficient future for all of us. Through digitalisation, we offer sustainable business solutions that help shape a consistent and innovative future for the trade and logistics sectors.
Our story began with the establishment of Maqta Gateway in 2016. Since then we have taken our vision of digitising trade to new heights through our advanced products and services.
We continue to meet our goals, overcome obstacles and pave the path for a new era of trade & logistics.
The decision to develop the project internally would ultimately protect Abu Dhabi Ports (now AD Ports Group) intellectual property, ensuring its sustainability at the lowest possible cost and facilitate in training national cadre ready for global advancement and expansion of digitalised trade.
These organisations included the Ministry of Environment and Water (MOEW), Abu Dhabi Airports, Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA), Abu Dhabi Customs Administration (ADCA), Etihad Rail and Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT).
This landmark signing made Abu Dhabi Ports (now AD Ports Group) the first member in the GCC region to be recognised by the International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA) for its vision and innovation.
Maqta Gateway then signed a MoU with Abu Dhabi Customs to collaborate and streamline processes at Khalifa Port.
In the same year, emphasising Abu Dhabi Ports’ (now AD Ports Group) commitment to digitalising trade, Maqta Gateway LLC was established in March 2016 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports (now AD Ports Group).
Today, Maqta Port Community System is a single point of access and a source of information for almost all services provided in Khalifa Port to its stakeholders.
On October 3rd, 2017, Maqta Gateway LLC was officially inaugurated in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan at the Ritz-Carlton, Abu Dhabi. The inauguration was in line with the prince's Vision 2030; enhancing the efficiency of the global trade services, embracing best practices and leveraging cutting-edge technology.
Maqta Gateway, in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Customs also launched MAMAR, an online portal to facilitate trade for Abu Dhabi across seaports, land and air. MAMAR leveraged on existing features of Abu Dhabi Customs and the Maqta Port Community System (mPCS).
In addition, the Margo logistics platform was launched, completing the customs services interface in cooperation with Abu Dhabi Customs and the activation of its maritime side.
Maqta Gateway was officially recognised as the national digital window for marine trade by the Federal Authority for Land and Maritime Transport during this year.