Practical Information

Port of Salalah operates 24 hours a day, 365 days per year, divided in day and night shifts. The gate is open daily from 08:00-17:00. Office hours are Saturday-Wednesday 08:00-18:00.

Practical information

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) Max Permissible Depth
1, 2, 3, 4 1227 16 m
5, 6 900 18 m
21, 22, 23, 520 10 m
24 200 8 m
25, 26 335 5 m
27 115 5 m
28 67 10 m
29 290 5 m
30, 31 600 16 m
32 – 33 330 18 m
34 – 35 300 18 m

 

  • 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.
  • Berth 32-33 are deep draft multi-user berths
  • Berth 34-35 are deep draft liquid berths.

 

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