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Port of Salalah : Successes and Achievements Vision of Oman 2040

SALALAH is a Large-sized Port. The types of vessels regularly calling at SALALAH are Container Ship (41%), Bulk Carrier (15%), Cargo (10%), Oil/Chemical Tanker (5%), General Cargo (4%). The last vessel called at this port was HARI KRIPA 2, 41m and 13s ago.

The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 400 meters. The maximum draught is 16.8 meters. The maximum Deadweight is 224999t.

Port of Salalah, operating since November 1998 and recognised globally as a leading transshipment hub positioned among the world’s top ports, continues to play a vital role in the economic future of the Sultanate of Oman.

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The port is partly owned and managed by APM Terminals, one of the largest container terminal operators in the world. Strategically located at the major East-West Shipping Lane, the Port of Salalah is viewed as the region’s best located port in order to access the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and East Africa.

Port of Salalah is a made up of a Container Terminal with seven berths of up to 18m draft and a General Cargo Terminal of twelve berths of up to 16m draft, with infrastructure to handle the world’s largest container vessels, as well as bulk cargo, bunkering and warehousing.

Excellent infrastructure and a proven track record for efficient operations at the Port of Salalah complement its strategic location.

In Oman, it is among the top publicly-traded companies, as well as the largest private sector employer in the Governorate of Dhofar. for details visit: www.salalahport.com

The Port of Salalah creates opportunities at the crossroads of global trade routes and regional pathways to growth. It removes barriers for local and international businesses, enabling them to reach their whole supply chain potential.

With unique connections, both geographically and politically, we are not only able to unlock access to emerging markets but also provide you with a better grip on your existing trade flows by being the most efficient large gateway in the world.

With world-class infrastructure and tailored services, we can help you elevate your supply chain efficiency and optimize the cost of operations. In addition, we open the door to the right connections, incentives and regulations that give you the pace, flexibility and reliability you need to do your business – and that of your customers – grow.

As a customer of the Port of Salalah, you are shaping the region’s future together with us. With a creative and dedicated team of experts and innovation at the core of our infrastructure and services, we provide unexpected solutions to today’s supply chain challenges – unlocking your potential for tomorrow.


SALALAH is located at Arabian Gulf, Arabian Gulf in Oman at coordinates N 16° 57′ 11.25″ – E 054° 00′ 15.65″. The official UN/Locode of this port is OMSLL. It is also known as OMSLV.

The local time at SALALAH is 2023-01-01 16:39:00 and the time zone is UTC +4. 14 ships have arrived in this Port within the last 24 hours. Currently there are 27 vessels in this Port and another 20 vessels are scheduled to make a port call at SALALAH.

The Port of Salalah, the leading engine for trade and logistics services, achieves successes and achievements in 2022 that contributed to achieving the vision of Oman 2040 and enhancing the competitiveness of Sultanate_Oman in the logistics sector as a pivotal center for connecting global trade lines.

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