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Map of Port Facilities

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Situated at the major East-West shipping lane, the Port of Salalah provides the region's best location in order to access the Middle East the Indian Subcontinent, East Africa and the Indian Ocean Island with over 2.5 billion consumers.

Location

The Port of Salalah is situated in Dhofar in the southern region of Oman, located 15 km south of Salalah.

Geographical Position

Latitude: 16° 56 min. N
Longitude: 054° 00 min E

Load Line & Time Zone

Load Line Zone: Tropical
Time Zone: GMT +4

Tidal Range & Flow

Tidal range averages 1.0m to 2.0m however, during monsoon season (Jun to Aug) waves are up to 4.0 at max.

Weather

November to March: Cool winter sun, temperatures approx 24°C-34°C

March to May: Spring, temperatures approx 20°C-high 30°C

June to August: Cool tropical summer, temperatures vary between 20°C-30°C due to the monsoon effect

Prevailing winds: Monsoon wind, direction 230 deg, speed max 15-20kn during the period of June to August

Berth details

Berth No Length (m) MPD*
1, 2, 3, 4 307 15.5
5, 6 488 17.5
21, 22, 23 173 9
24 200 6.8
25 115 4.3
26, 27, 28 115 4.1
29 260 2.6
30, 31 300 15
Oil Jetty 130 10.0
Ramp Lct 45 2.5

* MPD: Maximum Permissible Draught

Berths 1 to 6 are container berths in line; therefore, larger vessels can occupy part of a second berth if necessary.

Berths 21 to 23 are General Cargo berths in line and larger vessels can occupy part of second berth if necessary.

Berth 24 is a General Cargo berth. Berths 25 to 29 are berths for small general cargo vessels, Dhows, and fishing Launches.

Berths 30 & 31 are main deep draft multi-user berths.

Port Limits

From the highest point of the high tide where the point intersect the coast at 054° 04 Min East longitude and from that point in the direction of true South to the point intersecting the line 16 ° 58 Min North latitude and from this point in the direction of true EAST to the point intersecting the 54° 5.40 Min East longitude from that point in the direction of true South to the point intersecting the line 16 ° 54 Min North latitude and from that point in the direction of true west to the point intersecting the line 53° 58 Min East longitude and from this point in the direction of true North to the point intersecting coastline and from this point following the coast back to the starting point includes all wharves, quays, piers, landing places, decks, storage areas, road, and buildings under the operational or administrative control of the Port authority.