Jebel Ali Port
Jebel Ali Port operated by DP World, UAE Region, is the largest in the Middle East and the flagship facility of DP World's portfolio of over 80 marine and inland terminals across six continents.
Nurturing Trade, Geared for Growth
Jebel Ali Port is a gateway hub that enables trade across the region and beyond. It is a vital link in the global trade network, connecting eastern and western markets with North Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia. As DP World’s flagship, it is the largest seaport in the Middle East and ranks among the top 10 container ports of the world. The port’s container handling capacity has grown from 18 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) to 22.4 million TEU. Jebel Ali Port has been voted “Best Seaport – Middle East” for 24 consecutive years.
As an integrated multi-modal hub offering sea, air and land connectivity, complemented by extensive logistics facilities, the Port plays a vital role in the UAE economy. It is a premier gateway for over 80 weekly shipping services, connecting more than 150 ports worldwide.
Container Terminal 1 (T1) has a capacity of 9 million TEU and is one of the busiest terminals. With 15 berths and 51 quay cranes, T1 is the foundation that has allowed Jebel Ali Port to achieve its position as one of the top ten ports globally.
Container Terminal 2 (T2) with 32 quay cranes and 8 berths has a capacity of 6.5 million TEU. Its state-of-the-art technology has decreased the carbon emission by 30%.
Container Terminal 3 (T3) is known for its remarkable technological achievements. It has 5 berths and a capacity of 3.8 million TEU. Inaugurated in 2014, T3 is one of the largest semi-automated terminals in the world equipped with 19 automated quay cranes and 50 automated rail-mounted gantry yard cranes (ARMG). It is capable of handling Ultra Large Container Vessels (ULCV) with capacities exceeding 18,000 TEU.
Container Terminal 4 (T4) will be the next benchmark for the world of trade with capabilities designed to serve the current and future market requirements with a capacity of 3.1 million TEU.
CFS (Container Freight Station) Our modern Container Freight Station (CFS) facility located outside Gate 2 at Jebel Ali Port covers a total area of 134,343 sqm, which includes a covered storage area of 11,900 sqm and an uncovered storage area of 122,443 sqm. CFS provides a range of services based on the customers’ requirements:
– Handling transshipment cargo
– FCL de-stuffing/stuffing
– Rework/Consolidation operations
– Cross stuffing
– Weight reduction of containers
– Export stuffing
– Cargo delivery, including Inter-Port Transfer, Internal Shifting, and other additional services
Cool & Cold Store
Jebel Ali Port offers the latest cool and cold storage facilities with a floor space of 9,665 square metres, and are ideal for a wide range of perishable cargo requiring special storage conditions, including chocolates, produce, alcohol and cigarettes, pharmaceutical products, and cosmetics.
Our cool storage facility has a temperature range of 10°C to 20°C, with three rooms with a total pallet storage capacity of 3,240. The Cold Storage has a temperature range of -29°C to +13°C, with a pallet storage capacity of 8,183.
The Jebel Ali Port plays a significant role in serving the Gulf, Indian Subcontinent, and African Markets. The port is strengthened by the high degree of specialisation in the storage and handling of all kinds of cargo at its facilities including bulk, breakbulk, and RoRo.
Jebel Ali’s General Cargo Terminal covers a total storage area of over 1.4 million square metres comprising 27 berths, with a quayside depth of 15 metres, allowing very large and special cargo vessels to berth.
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