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Khor Fakkan (AEKLF), United Arab Emirates, Meg

Khor Fakkan

Khor Fakkan (AEKLF), United Arab Emirates, Meg
ADDRESS
Khor Fakkan - Sharjah - United Arab Emirates
EMAIL
Text Link
shjports@eim.ae
FAX
+971 9 2371333
CORPORATE OFFICE
ANNUAL CARGO TONNAGE
10 million
ANNUAL CONTAINER VOLUME
400,000 TEUs (2014)

About the port

The port of Khor Fakkan located on the Gulf of Oman on the east coast of the United Arab Emirates is known for its transhipping activities to ports in the Arabian Gulf, the Indian subcontinent, and East Africa. Increasingly big cargo containerships are calling it UAE with Khor Fakkan often being the first port of call.

Handling

Khor Fakkan is a strong combination port acting as a gateway and the transshipment harbour at the same time. Along with more than 26 yard gantry cranes and over 30 container handlers, the Khor Fakkan port has nearly 3000 square metre of transit shed and storage area disambiguated for liquid and dry cargo, cruise liners and also ship containers navigating internally.

History

In operation since the 1500 the port’s container terminal has six quays with a total length of two thousand meters and an unrestricted depth of 16 metres. Khor Fakkan’s geographical location gives this port a competitive advantage to accommodate expected growth.

Importance

Located in the largest city of Sharjah, the port serves over 32,000 consumers expecting to increase in the near future. It might also intrigue you to know that port of Khor Fakkan he only natural deep-water harbour in the Gulf of Oman region and the base of the city's economy.