The Port of Hamriyah lies on the northeastern shores of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) about 15 kilometers from downtown Sharjah. The Port of Hamriyah was initially built to handle exports of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) produced at the Sajja Gas Field in the Emirate of Sarjah.
Port Zayed (Mina Zayid in Arabic) is the commercial deepwater port serving the city of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It was named after the country’s former President, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. One of the reasons the UAE has developed so quickly is this deepwater access to transportation by oil ships. Plans are underway to move the port to Waweelah to reduce the number of heavy goods vehicles in the city and free valuable land for development of commercial and residential properties.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has several modern ports, including Dubai’s Port Rashid and Jebel Ali. Port Rashid contains a large shipyard, and Jebel Ali is located on of the world’s biggest man-made harbors. Port Rashid (known as Mina Rashid in Arabic) is a man-made commercial port named after Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum.
In the United Arab Emirates’ eastern shores on the Gulf of Oman, the Port of Khor Fakkan overlooks the Emirate of Sharjah’s eastern seaboard. Providing connections with Asia and the Far East, it is one of the Emirate’s three ports. It is Sharjah’s only natural deep water harbor.
The Port of Khalid is in the heart of Sharjah city, seat of the government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Emirate of Sharjah. The Port of Khalid is considered a pioneer seaport of the region, boasting the first container terminal, roll-on/roll-off cargo terminal, and free trade terminal.
Port Jebel Ali is 35 kilometers southwest of the city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). In 2008, The Dubai Port Authority (DPA) announced that all cargo operations would be moved from Port Rashid to Port Jebel Ali. Port Rashid will then become a cruise terminal and mixed-use urban waterfront area to house 200,000 people.