Port of Salalah

Port of Salalah, operating since November 1998 and recognised globally as a leading transshipment hub positioned among the world’s top ports. It continues to play a vital role in the economic future of the Sultanate of Oman.

The port is partly owned and managed by APM Terminals, one of the largest container terminal operators in the world.

The port is strategically located at the major East-West Shipping Lane. Salalah is viewed as the region’s best located port in order to access the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and East Africa.

Port of Salalah is a made up of a Container Terminal with seven berths. These are up to 18m draft and a General Cargo Terminal of twelve berths of up to 16m draft. It has infrastructure to handle the world’s largest container vessels, as well as bulk cargo, bunkering and warehousing.

Excellent infrastructure and a proven track record for efficient operations at the Port of Salalah complement its strategic location. In Oman, it is among the top publicly-traded companies, as well as the largest private sector employer in the Governorate of Dhofar.

Additional Details

  • Container Capacity: 4 million TEUs (2017)