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Port of Jebel Ali, Dubai

Port of Jebel Ali Dubai information


With a strategic geographic location in Dubai, the Port of Jebel Ali is at the crossroads of an area that provides access to market to more than 2 billion people. It is operated by Dubai Ports (DP) World UAE Region and is one of the largest marine terminals in the Middle East. It is also the flagship facility of DP World’s portfolio of more than 65 marine terminals panning six continents.

As a combined multi-modal hub that offers land, sea and air connectivity along with extensive logistics amenities, Jebel Ali port Dubai plays a critical role in the economy of the UAE. It has the world’s largest man-made harbor and is a leading gateway for more than 90 weekly services that connects over 140 ports across the globe. Not only this, the Jebel Ali Port Dubai is situated in close proximity to Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA) that offers a number of opportunities to foreign investors as well.

Some facts about the Port of Jebel Ali Dubai:

  • The Port Jebel Ali covers 134 square kms or 52 square miles
  • It is home to more than 5000 companies from 120 different countries
  • The Jebel Ali Port has 67 berths spread across its 134 sq.kms. which makes it the largest man made harbor in the world and the also the largest port in the entire Middle East

It has been estimated that the expansions that are currently underway at the Port Jebel Ali Dubai are most likely to bring total handling capacity to 22.1 million TEU by the year 2018.

For 21 consecutive years, the Port of Jebel Ali Dubai has been voted as ‘Best Seaport in the Middle East’ and ranked as the 9th largest container port across the globe.