Al Buhairah Corniche Road
Corniche Plaza 2, 11th Floor
P.O Box 225
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

+971 6 512 8888
+971 6 572 4711


Flemming Dalgaard, CEO

Gulftainer Group

Gulftainer Group (Gulftainer) is the largest, privately owned, independent port management company in the world. The Sharjah, UAE-headquartered company has been delivering world-class performance to its customers for more than 38 years and has an international presence spanning the Middle East, Asia and the Americas.

Today, Gulftainer holds three operations in the Emirates: located in Khorfakkan Port, Hamriyah and Port Khalid in Sharjah. In addition to these activities, Gulftainer operates container and break-bulk cargo facilities in Iraq at Umm Qasr Port, Brazil at Recife Port, Lebanon at Tripoli Port, and container terminal facilities in Jeddah and Jubail Ports in Saudi Arabia. Gulftainer also operates in the USA, at Port Canaveral, Florida.

Crescent Enterprises long-term relationship with the ports and logistics firm dates back to 1976, when Crescent Group, established Gulftainer to manage and operate the first Middle East container terminal in Sharjah. Today, Crescent Enterprises supports the firm’s expansion efforts and offers strategic guidance on potential expansion opportunities through its representation on Gulftainer’s Executive Board and Investment Committee.