Jebel Ali Port
Nurturing Trade, Geared for Growth
Jebel Ali Port is a gateway hub that enables trade across the region and beyond. It is a vital link in the global trade network, connecting eastern and western markets with North Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia. As DP World’s flagship, it is the largest seaport in the Middle East and ranks among the top 10 container ports of the world. The port’s container handling capacity has grown from 18 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) to 19.3 million TEU. Jebel Ali Port has been voted “Best Seaport – Middle East” for 24 consecutive years.
As an integrated multi-modal hub offering sea, air and land connectivity, complemented by extensive logistics facilities, the Port plays a vital role in the UAE economy. It is a premier gateway for over 80 weekly shipping services, connecting more than 150 ports worldwide.
Container Terminal 1 (T1) has a capacity of 9 million TEU and is one of the busiest terminals. With 15 berths and 51 quay cranes, T1 is the foundation that has allowed Jebel Ali Port to achieve its position as one of the top ten ports globally.
Container Terminal 2 (T2) with 32 quay cranes and 8 berths has a capacity of 6.5 million TEU. Its state-of-the-art technology has decreased the carbon emission by 30%.
Container Terminal 3 (T3) is known for its remarkable technological achievements. It has 5 berths and a capacity of 3.8 million TEU. Inaugurated in 2014, T3 is one of the largest semi-automated terminals in the world equipped with 19 automated quay cranes and 50 automated rail-mounted gantry yard cranes (ARMG). It is capable of handling Ultra Large Container Vessels (ULCV) with capacities exceeding 18,000 TEU.
Container Terminal 4 (T4) will be the next benchmark for the world of trade with capabilities designed to serve the current and future market requirements. On its completion, it will take the port capacity to 22.4 Million TEU.