Shuaiba Port

Shuaiba Dry Cargo Port

Shuaiba Dry Cargo Port is Kuwait’s second major port for handling commercial traffic. Priority is given to vessels for loading exports of the companies of the Shuaiba Industrial Area and for vessels having imports of raw materials, equipment and machinery for Shuaiba industrial area.

Shuaiba Port is located 45 kilometers south of Kuwait City. The port is bounded by the southern pier of Ahmadi port from the north and by Mina Abdullah from the south. There are 20 commercial & container berths at Shuaiba Port, with a total length of 4,068 meters. Depths of the berths range from 10 to 14 meters. The oil pier has a water depth of 16 meters.

There are two small craft & barge basins at the port. The small craft basin consists of three piers with lengths of 100, 200 and 175 meters, and a depth of 4 meters. The barge basin consists of four piers with lengths of 211, 157, 287 and 250 meters, and a depth of 6 meters.

Cargo storage facility is not available at Shuaiba Port. Receivers have to arrange for trailers to receive the cargo on direct delivery. Please contact us for more information about current port conditions.

GAC Kuwait’s services in the port

  • Facilitate quick inward/outward clearances to enable fast turnaround of the vessels.
  • Submit cargo documents to port customs prior to vessels’ arrival and ensure receivers are promptly notified of cargo arrival.
  • Monitor cargo operations 24/7, while specialised tally clerks record the cargo quantity and ensure remarks are appropriately updated in the Statement of Facts.
  • Ensure cargo operations are being handled by highly professional and experienced Stevedores. 

Shuaiba Tanker Port

Shuaiba Refinery is located within the Shuaiba Industrial Area, about 50 kilometers south of Kuwait City and occupies an area of 1,332,000 m2. Shuaiba Refinery has an Oil Pier with three berths. A truck loading facility is available at the refinery for supply of products to local markets. There is also a facility for supply of products to the local markets’ depots through pipelines.

Specifications

Berth no. 31

Berth no.32

Berth no.33

Depth @ Zero tide

17 m

15 m

17 m

Max loaded Draft

15.85 m

13.72 m

15.85 m

Max Berthing draft

13.72 m

7.62 m

13.72 m

Min SDWT

20,000 MT

20,000 MT

20,000 MT

Max SDWT

115,000 MT

50,000 MT

115,000 MT

Berth Max Displacement

120,000 MT

65,000 MT

120,000 MT

Berth length

336 m

302 m

360 m

Max Ship LOA

260 m

200 m

260 m

Products

Black & White products + Ammoniac

Black & White products

Black & White products