How many seaports in Dubai

United Arab Emirates ports


major seaport (s): Al Fujayrah, Mina 'Jabal' Ali (Dubai), Khor Fakkan (Khawr Fakkan) (Sharjah), Mubarraz Island (Abu Dhabi), Mina 'Rashid (Dubai), Mina' Saqr (Ra's al Khaymah)
container port (s) (TEUs): Dubai Port (15,368,000), Khor Fakkan (Khawr Fakkan) (Sharjah) (2,321,000) (2017)
LNG terminal (s) (export): The Iceland

Definition: This entry lists the major ports and terminals based primarily on the amount of cargo tonnage shipped through the facilities annually. In some cases the number of containers or ship visits handled was also taken into account. Most ports serve several classes of ship, including bulk carriers (dry and liquid), general cargo (goods loaded individually in sacks, boxes, crates or drums, sometimes palletized), containers, roll-on / roll-off and passenger ships. The list leads to large sea ports transporting all types of cargo. inland River / lake harbors are listed separately along with the river or lake name. Ports specifically configured for the carriage of bulk cargo are called Oil terminals or Dry cargo ports designated. LNG terminals treat liquefied natural gas (LNG) and differ either in export, where the gas is cooled to a liquid state in order to reduce the volume for transport on special gas carriers, or in the The loaded LNG is subject to a regasification process before it is put into the pipelines is distributed. Since break-bulk cargoes are now mostly transported in containers, the entry also contains a list of the most important container ports with the corresponding throughput in twenty-foot-equivalent units (TEU). Some ports are important for the handling of passenger traffic and are as Cruise / ferry ports listed. In addition to commercial traffic, many seaports also offer important military infrastructure such as naval bases or shipyards.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Version December 31, 2019