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The Arab Sea Ports Federation

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Active Members

Port of Fujairah

Port of Fujaira

Working Member

Fujairah Port in UAE

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

Overview

The only multi-purpose seaport on the eastern coastline of the United Arab Emirates, the Port of Fujairah is also strategically located just 70 nautical miles from the Strait of Hormuz, providing essential access to worldwide trade and fulfilling the marine requirements of the global shipping industry.

The Port of Fujairah has grown to become a vital, all-inclusive resource for the maritime sector, under the patronage, vision and support of His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Ruler of the Emirate of Fujairah and a Member of the Supreme Council of the UAE. Strategic investments in the Port’s infrastructure, its state-of-the-art facilities, latest technologies and comprehensive support services have enabled it to keep abreast of the ever-changing and increasingly diverse trade and industry developments and stay continually ahead of dynamic market demands, thereby maintaining its world-renowned position as a safe, progressive and highly efficient maritime facility.

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

The Port of Fujairah offers state-of-the-art infrastructure to support the emirate’s key business segments, such as oil storage and trading, aggregate bulking and export, and ship supplies and services. Furthermore, under the concession agreement with Abu Dhabi Ports, the existing infrastructure has been enhanced and Abu Dhabi Ports operating arm, Fujairah Terminals, provides world-class facilities and equipment to service containers, general cargo, RoRo, livestock and cruise ships.

In the last 12 months 4,808 vessels were hosted in the Port, while the total number of vessels arriving at Fujairah Anchorage was 14,774. Fujairah has acquired an excellent reputation as a ‘one-stop-shop’ and has become one of the biggest maritime service hubs in the world.

Development Plan

To maintain the Port of Fujairah’s status as a world class multi-purpose hub and ensure its sustainable growth.

To develop and provide efficient port infrastructure that meets the expectations of our stakeholders and enables us to serve our customers in a safe, effective and sustainable manner.

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

Fujairah Terminals, a wholly owned subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports, has exclusive rights to manage all container, general cargo, RoRo and cruise ships in the Port.

Key features:

  • 1,000 m long quay wall
  • 300,000 m2 yard area
  • -18 m draft alongside(future)
  • Extended bonded warehousing and covered storage areas
  • 2 new STS post-Panamax quay cranes and 6 RTGs (Phase 1)
  • Mobile harbour cranes (100 & 150 ton capacity) to support heavy lift cargo
  • Value added services; 3PL, container repair and cleaning facility
  • Load bearing capacity to handle heavy packages up to 1,000 ton on berth & yard facilities
Berth CriteriaMain Quay Berth No.1Main Quay Berth No.2Main Quay Berth No.3Main Quay Berth No.4
Berth Length257 Meters243 Meters250 Meters250 Meters
Bollard Nos.34323333
Water Depth Approaches15 Meters (Cd)15 Meters (Cd)15 Meters (Cd)15 Meters (Cd)
Water Depth Alongside15 Meters (Cd)15 Meters (Cd)15 Meters (Cd)15 Meters (Cd)
Maximum Arrival Draught13 Meters13 Meters13 Meters13 Meters
Maximum Sailing Draught13.5 Meters13.5 Meters13.5 Meters13.5 Meters
Vessels Maximum Length Overall330 Meters

Contact

AddressPort of Fujairah, Rugaylat Road / E99, Fujairah, UAE
Telephone09-2228800
FAX
Email Addressmkt_pof@fujairahport.ae