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The Arab Sea Ports Federation

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Active Members

Port of RAK

Working Member

RAK Port in RAK

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

Overview

RAK Ports have traditionally been a central contributor to the economy of Ras Al Khaimah, acting as key maritime gateways for import and export activities, to and from Ras Al Khaimah all over the world. Positioning the emirate as an ideal global hub for the industrial, manufacturing and construction sectors. Ras Al Khaimah is the northernmost emirate of the UAE, and our ports enjoy a unique strategic location with immediate access to an abundance of natural resources.

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

RAK Ports VISION is to be a principle strategic gateway to economic and commercial growth within the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, playing a key role in intra-Government co-operation and efforts to establish the emirate as a global location for business, living, working and leisure.

Our MISSION is to run efficient, cost effective operations, for the benefit of the Ras Al Khaimah Government, community and businesses, whilst maintaining the highest industry standards in meeting the needs of its customers, ensuring appropriate security and safety within the ports, and protection of the environment.

Our VALUES of professionalism, flexibility, innovation and transparency are central in delivering best practice international management, operational excellence, and a wide range of top-class services to our clients and stakeholders.

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

AddressSAQR Port, Khor Khwair, Al Rams Road, Ras Al Khaimah, PO Box 5130.
Telephone+971 7 205 6000
FAX
Email Addressinfo@rakports.ae