Khalifa Port has the first semi-automated container terminal in the region. The offshore port has been constructed on a Port Island with an offshore area extending over 2,7 km2s and the container terminal situated more than four kilometers out to sea.
The warehouses have a reinforced moment resisting concrete frame; all the lateral loads are transferred through the floors and resisted by beams and columns. Concrete floors, beams and columns are reinforced and cast in-situ. The entire systems rests on piles centric with columns. At the roof level there is a steel structure enclosure mounted on the corbel at four locations.