Shuwaikh Port

The Port of Shuwaikh, located in Kuwait City, is the country’s most important commercial port with 21 deep-water berths, modern container facilities and a total length of 4,055 meters.

The Navigation Channel inside Kuwait Bay is dredged to a depth of 8.5 meters (minimum tide level) and about eight kilometers long. The port can receive vessels of 7.5 meters draft at any tide condition, and vessels of 9.5 meters draft at high tide. Fourteen of the berths have a depth of 10 meters, four are 8.5 meters deep, and three have alongside depth of 6.7 meters.

Cargo storage facility is not available at Shuwaikh Port. Receivers have to arrange for trailers to receive the cargo on direct delivery. Please contact us for daily updates on 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.