Nurturing Trade, Geared for Growth
Jebel Ali Port is DP World's flagship port, is amongst the world's largest man-made
harbours and the largest container port between Asia and Europe. Located 35 Km to
the southwest of Dubai, on the United Arab Emirates’ Arabian Gulf coast, the ports
strategic geographic location close to the major east-west trades routes has enabled
it to act as a maritime link between the Far East and the western hemisphere and
it provides gateway access to a market of more than 2 billion people.
Jebel Ali is fully equipped to meet the needs of local and international supply
chain. It is a technologically advanced facility, employing state-of-the-art equipment,
including the world's largest gantry cranes capable of lifting four 20 foot containers
or two 40 foot containers simultaneously- a total capacity of 80 tonnes, twice that
of traditional cranes. These improvements have enabled the port to cater to the
new generation of mega-ships (15,000+ TEU class).
Jebel Ali Port is located in Jebel Ali Free Zone, which houses more than 6400 companies
active in manufacturing, trade, logistics and a range of industrial and service-orientated
sectors. Companies located in the zone enjoy access to Jebel Ali's first-class port
facilities and the privileges of the free zone.