One of the world's largest, busiest and most efficient container terminals, Port of Salalah, facilitates the Sultanates of Oman's trade with the world. This is accomplished through its globally recognised efficient operations with a professional workforce, continuous improvement mindset, modern equipment and world-class infrastructure.
The Container Terminal consists of 6 berths with a quay length of 2197m, a draft of up to 18m, and a capacity of 5 million TEU per annum. This is supported by an up-to-date infrastructure that can handle the world's largest container vessels.
Port of Salalah has increased its connectivity by an average 7% per year since 2007 or 151% in the period 2006-2021 as per UNCATDS Liner Shipping Connectivity Index (LSCI). In 2021, Salalah CT handled nearly 1,300 vessel calls across 15 services supported by 115 ships with a total fleet carrying capacity of 117,030 TEU and a maximum vessel size of 18,000 TEU.
The World Bank's 2020 Container Port Performance report ranks the Port of Salalah 6th out of 351 ports globally. However, the unique strategic location and world-class operations offer Oman's exporters more services and capacity, lower transit times and more competitive costs when trading with foreign markets.
Port of Salalah's key customers includes the worlds leading shipping lines, such as Maersk, MSC, CMA and others. Looking ahead, our aim is to offer our customers an integrated supply chain solution, offering multi-modal transport solutions covering Sea, Land and Air options.