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  • Container Terminal faces a major operation melt-down resulting in severe congestion crisis


  • APM Terminals won the international tender. ADC and APM Terminals sign 2-year management contract, and APM Terminals takes over the management of Container Terminal


  • Container Terminal declared congestion free and the congestion charge is abolished
  • Container Terminal declared one of the three best terminals in the Middle East and the Indian Sub-Continent by Lloyd’s


  • ACT Established, ADC and APM Terminals sign 25-year Joint Venture


  • ACT becomes a gateway to the Levant and Iraq with best international standards


  • ACT begins the “Operational Excellence” programme through the introduction of world-class practices that increase performance, efficiency and reliability
  • Installs new Ship-to-Shore (STS) and Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes
  • His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan inaugurates ACT’s berth expansion


  • ACT introduces sustainability excellence through adopting sustainability reporting and a new sustainability framework to enhance performance, transparency, openness and accountability


  • ACT adopts the journey to safety and development excellence programme to develop a positive safety culture


  • ACT reaches the highest total throughput handled (872,810 TEUs)
  • Berth expansion to 1,000 metres


  • ACT deemed as a model Private-Public Partnership, according to report issued by the Jordanian government


  • ACT affirms its status as the most sustainable gateway to the Levant region, by handling a sudden and impressive surge of export containers and demonstrating strong export support
  • ACT shortlisted for the Lloyd’s Port Operator Award and HPH Environment Award in recognition of its efforts


  • ACT receives the ISO 14001 certification for its comprehensive environmental management system
  • ACT receives recognition by the Jordanian Social Security Corporation for exceeding all health and safety standards
  • ACT receives the APMT Global Safety Performance Award
  • ACT as a finalist for the Lloyd’s Middle East and Indian Subcontinent “Safety” Award, “Hutchinson Ports Holding (HPH) Environment” Award, and “Port Operator” Award


  • ACT as a finalist for the Lloyd’s Port Operator Award and HPH Environment Award and Safety Award
  • ACT receives recognition at the Transport Arabia Excellence Awards as the “Most Sustainable Port Development”


  • ACT hosts the 2018 Trans Middle East Exhibition and Conference
  • ACT wins the Terminal Operator Award from Lloyd’s list award Africa, Middle East and South Asia


  • ISO 14001:2015 renewal
  • Final Nominee for Lloyd’s “Port Management and Infrastructure” Award
  • The 2019 Workplace Health and Safety Award 
  • Installing the first Solar System 


  • Outstanding COVID-19 emergency preparedness and response
  • Break a record with 857,283 TEUs Throughput
  • The 2020 Occupational Health and Safety Excellence Award from the Social Security Corporation
  • WOW Hero Award from APMT


  • ACT won “AME Customer Focus Terminal of the Year 2020” for the outstanding customer service during the pandemic


  • ACT was the first port outside of Europe to obtain the EcoPorts PERS certificate
  • ACT and APMT announces the Future Vision of Aqaba
  • ACT publishes it's first Decarbonization report and Net-Zero strategy


  • Aqaba Container Terminal has successfully received the ISPS port compliance certificate, confirming compliance with the international security code for ships and ports.