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The Arab Sea Ports Federation

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Active Members

Port of Ajman

Working Member

Ajman Port in UAE

General Manager of King Abdulaziz Port in Dammam
Mr. Naeem Bin Ibrahim El-Naeem

Overview

Distinguished and Sustainable Maritime and Customs Services

Ajman Port & Customs Department is a government entity under Ajman Government that was restructured by an Amiri Decree #15 on December 6, 2011, it is an entity with complete legal authority to engage in all specialized activities whether legal, financial, or administrative to obtain the goals that it has been tasked with. As per government directives, the Port of Ajman seeks to develop itself using all available means such as modern tools and techniques to upgrade, restructure, and modernize all facilities of the port with the goal of increasing efficiency and effectiveness to achieve a better standard of quality and unique services to serve all of our customers (companies, importers, exporters, etc.).

The Government of the Emirate of Ajman, has laid down the foundation of goals to improve government services which were specified by His Highness the Ruler of Ajman Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Noaimi and Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Noaimi in Ajman 2021 Vision which focuses on a happy society which builds a green economy with the support of a distinguished government that is in sync with the spirit of the union.

The internet and online websites have become a quick communication method and tool in which organizations have come to be measured by in terms of efficiency.

In response and to further our position as one of the main pillars in the organization of maritime transportation and the protection of society, we had to keep in stride with the evolution and advancement of information technology and communication by worldwide standards in this modern age, by launching our website as a primary portal of reference for our customers, traders, and investors in our field to cover all of their service needs and real time access to information relating to their questions or inquiries.

It is my pleasure and via this website to greatly welcome you to Ajman Ports & Customs. Ajman Ports started out as a small dock and rapidly advanced to be able to cater to the global economy, currently Ajman Ports is one of the main facets of maritime transport and the nucleus of maritime economic activity in the Emirate of Ajman.

Location

The city of Bejaia is located on the foot of Mount Gouraya and the shoreline extends to the Cape of Carbon. It is situated 180 km east of the National Capital City of Algiers. The port is managed and operated by Enterprise Portuaire d’Bejaia.

The number of berths in the port is 39, including:

  • General cargo berths-containers and RO-RO berths.
  • Grain and fodder berths.
  • Unpacked cargo berths, cooled cargo berths and general cargo berths.

The depth of sea waters in such berths ranges from 9 up to 14 meters, while its total length is 7837 meters. Such berths are provided with modern equipment and installations for cargo handling and stowage, in addition to carrying it from the port, also forklift and other electronic lifts of different types, some of which are of 3.2.15 tons capacity. Moreover, lifts for unloading grains, receiving dock with a length reaching 4000 meters and the sea depth along the dock ranging between 4.5 and 6 meters.

They are represented in Authorities, associations, councils and administrations working in the field of the Arab Sea Ports facilities.

Berth Properties

StatementArea
Length of Navigational Channel14Miles
Width of Navigational Channel400Meters
Total port area181000000Square Meters
Water Area174.160.000Square Kilometers
Land area6.840.000Square Kilometers
Total area of container yards1545000Square meters
Total area of opened area yards2391850Square meters
Total area of covered storing yards181000Square meters
Tankers areaNot availableSquare meters

Port Characteristics

Ajman Ports & Customs also supervises maritime activities in the Emirate of Ajman. The Port of Ajman is the land and sea area that is used by ships and other marine vessels to dock, to load or unload cargo or passengers in any of the following areas such as the harbor, the docks, the waterways, areas of storage, and any other facilities under the authority and supervision of Ajman Ports. In addition, Ajman Ports & Customs is tasked with implementing the 2002 Common Customs Law of the GCC and its provisions which was ratified and agreed for implementation in the UAE by National Decree #85 signed by the President of the UAE

Development Plan

  1. Facilitate port operations.
  2. Customs services development.
  3. Logistics services for the maritime transport sector development.
  4.  Ensure trade security

Engineering Features

The port has a channel depth of 13.7 metres which makes it suitable for large vessels and oil tankers (Panamax and Supr-Panamax class ships). The average water depth at the cargo pier and oil terminal is 9.1 metres. The major exports handled by the Port of Bejaia since the early 2000s has been hydrocarbons and petroleum products.

StatementArea
Length of Navigational Channel14Miles
Width of Navigational Channel400Meters
Total port area181000000Square Meters
Water Area174.160.000Square Kilometers
Land area6.840.000Square Kilometers
Total area of container yards1545000Square meters
Total area of opened area yards2391850Square meters
Total area of covered storing yards181000Square meters
Tankers areaNot availableSquare meters

Productivity Features

Providing a safe passage to the container ships and maintenance services are major priorities of this port. The port has a storage yard coverage of almost 18000 square metres and an open container ground of 400,000 square metres. Bejaia port is the only port in Algeria that has the authority of handling dangerous goods, with 6 hangers of 140,000 square metres each.

Maximum Total Designed Capacity For Cargo Handling2000000Thousand Tons/Year
Maximum Total Designed Capacity For Containers Handling (TEU)900000TEU/Year
Largest Received Vessel (According To Its Draft)14Meters
Largest Received Vessel (According To Its Length)300Meters
Container Handling Rate2465TEU/Day
General Cargo Stevedoring Rate38356Tons/Day
Working Hours113974Hour
General Cargo Handled During The Year 20053850Thousand Tons
Containerized Handled Cargo During The Year 20058529Thousand Tons
Dry Bulk Cargo3882Thousand Tons
Liquid Bulk Cargo57Thousand Tons
Number Of Handled TEU During894809Thousand Tons/Container
Number Of Passengers During 2005-Passengers

Contact

AddressAl Butain,PO Box 388, Ajman UAE
Telephone +971 6 747 0111
FAX
Email Address info@apcd.ae