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The Arab Sea Ports Federation

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Shuwaikh port

Shuwaik port

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Shuwaikh port in Kuwait

Overview

Shuwaikh Port is considered Kuwait’s main commercial Port. It is located at the heart of Kuwait City, in the Shuwaikh Industrial Area. Shuwaikh Port stands at a total of 4.4 million square meters, with the basin measuring to be 1.2million square meters.

Port Characteristics

Shuwaikh Port has 21 piers differing in size and depth to accommodate a vas array of vessels. The nautical line that ships use to enter the port is a dredged channel which scales to the length of around 87km and at the lowest measurement of depth with low tide in mind would be around 8.5m. The Port also provides a total open storage of above 450,000 square meters as well as warehouse storage of 170,000 square meters.

Shuwaikh Port receives (More than 500,000 containers) annually. It also serves as a passenger cruise/transport ships/boat.

ENGINEERING FEATURES / PRODUCTIVITY FEATURES

SHUWAIKH PORT

4.4M SQM Total Area

1.2M SQM Total Basin Area

21  Total Piers

Contact

Address Kuwait Ports Authority Complex, Jamal Abdul Nasser St, Shuwaikh, Kuwait City.
Telephone (+965)24619313 / (+965)24619314
FAX
Email Address contact@kpa.gov.kw