Shuwaikh Port is considered Kuwait’s main commercial port. It is located at the heart of Kuwait City, in the Shuwaikh Industrial Area. The port covers an area of 4.4 million square meters, with the basin measuring 1.2 million square meters.
Shuwaikh Port has 21 piers differing in size and depth to accommodate a vast array of vessels. The nautical line that ships use to enter the port is a dredged channel which scales to the length of around 87 km and at the lowest measurement of depth with low tide in mind would be around 8.5 m.
The port receives more than 500,000 containers annually. It also serves as a passenger terminal.