Major Ports in Dubai:
There are two main ports in Dubai which are operated by Dubai port authority are:
Port Rashid and Jebel Ali Port . These are the biggest man made ports of the world and is also said to be the best Seaport and the best Container Terminal Operator.
Port Rashid is situated in the city of Dubai. Dubai dominates the shipping activities in the UAE. It has the largest shipping capacity with 103 berths, headed by Port Rashid which is the leading port of the Gulf region, even though it’s Jebel Ali Port is larger. This port is handling different types of containers and having presently operational equipped cranes for all types of containers. Also having spacious storing place for approx. 20,000 standard containers.
Larger than the Rashid Port in Dubai, Jebel Port is also known as the “Mina Jebel Ali”. This port in Dubai was constructed only in the late 1970’s and is situated about thirty five Kilometers South West of the city of Dubai. Worlds largest man made harbor, Jebel Port in Dubai is also the biggest port in the Middle East. The depth of the harbor and the facilities that the Jebel Port in Dubai provides makes it one of the most visited ports of the world. The port of Jebel Ali has become the port most frequently visited by ships of the United States Navy outside the United States