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Port of Aden

Port of Aden

The Port of Aden is a key Yemeni port, situated in Aden on the Gulf of Aden. It is the largest and one of the most important ports in Yemen.


The Port of Aden is situated approximately 170 km east of the strait of Bab Al Mandeb, which connects the Gulf of Aden to the Red Sea. The port is one of the largest natural harbors in the world. Serving as an important oil storage and refueling station for tankers, the port was the second busiest harbor in the world after New York in the 1950s.


Port facilities

  • Ma'alla Multipurpose and Container Terminal
  • Aden Container Terminal
  • Oil Harbour
  • Fishing Harbour

See also

  • Yemen Gulf of Aden Ports Corporation
  • Gulf of Aden
  • Hudaydah Port


External links

  • Official website

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