Shuaiba Port


Shuaiba port is located 54 Kms south of Kuwait City and bounded by the Southern Pier of Ahmadi Port from the North side and by Mina Abdullah from the South side. The port has 20 commercial and container berths, while Oil pier berths operated by KNPC has 4 berths. Shuaiba port works on direct delivery basis.Shuaiba port is located 54 Kms south of Kuwait City. 

Port Location

Latitude                   : 29 Deg 02.26 N

Longitude               : 48 Deg 10.56 E

Time Zone              : GMT + (Plus) 3 Hrs

Port security Level : 1 (One)

Draft Restriction

  •  Channel Low Point minimum draft: 10.0 M. 
  •  Add 10.0 M to figure quoted from Tide Table as High or Low Water
  •  Result will be Maximum Available Water.
  •  Water Density 1.026
  • Maximum ARRIVAL DRAFT should not Exceed 12.50 M Due to Draft limitations in channel..

Shuwaikh Port Control to be notified on VHF channel 16 about 4 hours prior vessel  Miles to Pilot station.

Pilot Boarding about 1.5 Mile from Entrance.

Pilotage

24 Hours Pilotage available except during shift timing 0600 – 0900 approx every day.
Contact Harbour Control on Channel 16 

Details of Berths 

  BERTH NO

  LENGTH (M)

   PERMDRAFT (M)

        TYPE OF BERTH

2

160

10.0

UREA

3

200

11 .0

General Cargo

4

175

7.5

Not Usuable

5

175

7.5

Tug/Barges

6

257

10.5

Sulphur

7

200

11.0

General Cargo

8

200

11.0

General Cargo

9

200

12.0

Cement Factory

10

200

12.0

Cement Factory

11

200

12.5

General Cargo

12

210

12.5

General Cargo

13

210

12.5

Equate Dedicated

14

210

12.5

Petcoke Dedicated

15

220

12.5

GANTRY

16

220

12.5

GANTRY

17

220

12.5

US ARMY Dedicated

18

220

12.0

Maintenance

19

225

12.0

KCC Dedicated

20

225

12.0

General Cargo


New Barge Harbour                                                       

B.H.1

211

4.5

Barges

B.H.2

157

4.5

Barges

B.H.3

287

4.5

Barges

B.H.4

280

4.5

Barges

It is important to note that both ports/customs work individual and no interport transportation permitted. i.e. containers discharged in each port has to be cleared with Kuwait Customs Individually.

Note : Vessel must be self sustained on all General Cargo vessels. Port does not have shore crane facility. If shore mobile crane assistance required, same to be arranged well ahead to avoid delays.



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