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Khalid Port (Sharjah)

Khalid Port (Sharjah)

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Description

Department of Seaports and Customs owns and controls the emirate’s three ports (the Port of Hamriyah, Khor Fakkan, and Khalid). The Gulftainer Company Limited was formed in 1976 to operate and manage the Sharjah Container Terminal at the Port of Khalid and the terminal at Port of Khor Fakkan.

The Port of Khalid is in the heart of Sharjah city. Port Khalid Customs Centre is located at the main gate of the port. Customs inspection of goods and containers and passenger control are carried out at this centre.

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.

The Port of Khalid contains 21 berths that handle general, reefer, and dry, liquid, and bulk cargoes. Facilities include two dock-side colds stores as well as oil and offshore support. Since it was first constructed, the Port of Khalid has continuously modernized its facilities and services.

Tel: 971-6-5281666
Fax: 971-6-5281425
Mail: shjports@emirates.net.ae

14/10/2011
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