The Petroleum Ports Authority (PPA) is mandated to regulate ADNOC's petroleum ports and ensure safe passage for vessels.
Regulates ADNOC's petroleum ports to ensure safe, efficient, competent and economical port operations.
Ensure safe passage for all vessels visiting ADNOC's petroleum ports, and ensure the protection of the ports infrastructure, assets and environment.
Supervise and monitor port activity to ensure the implementation of laws, rules and regulations.
Ensure that applicable international legislation and codes of practice regarding ship operations, including the ISPS code, are enforced. Confirm that terminal requirements are implemented by client ships.
Manage marine crises within port limits, including oil pollution mitigation.
Control the waterways and channels leading to the petroleum ports. Regulate traffic, berthing and anchoring of vessels in the petroleum ports.
Assess port facilities to ensure that they can handle projected cargo export and ship traffic to ADNOC Group terminals. Approve terminal and facilities expansion projects.
Carry out testing and certification of marine personnel employed in the ports, including pilots and tug masters, and review their training process.
Initiate risk assessments covering the ports limits to ensure that adequate precautions are in place to respond to a realistic threat level.
Conduct inspections, assessment and vetting of all client vessels calling at ADNOC's Petroleum Ports.
Chair the Port Users Advisory Committee. Coordinate with ADNOC's divisions, including the HSE division, to improve port services in line with the interests of ADNOC Group.
Develop and implement training plans in order to meet ADNOC's Emiratisation targets.