When it comes to the ability to offer customers a selection of services which spans the full range of the maritime spectrum, Ras Al Khaimah Port is second to none.
This exceptional facility, which benefits from a business-friendly location at the centre of Ras Al Khaimah City, offers one of the most comprehensive and flexible range of services of any Port in the Middle East.
Ras Al Khaimah Port has incorporated a Free Zone Area adjacent to Waterfront Access, enabling the attraction of significant global customers who can benefit from it’s strategic advantages and professional environment. A growing portfolio of Warehousing and Cold Storage Facilities – totaling a combined area of 28,000 square metres – perfectly compliments the excellent locational features of the Port and opens the door to multiple industrial sectors who can take advantage of this truly world-class base for International business.
Ranging from the industrial sector through to the leisure business, Ras Al Khaimah Port houses a Fully Equipped Passenger Terminal, with 860 metres of available quay wall at the Port enabling the acceptance of vessels up to the size of boutique cruise ships. Tourism has grown rapidly within the Emirate in recent years, and with Ras Al Khaimah Port being adjacent to hotels, shopping malls and the historical Old Town containing the Ras Al Khaimah museum, Ras Al Khaimah Port is poised to become a key part of the overall tourism infrastructure in future years.
Additionally, Ras Al Khaimah Port boasts an efficient cargo handling operation with a comprehensive selection of modern equipment and a team of experienced personnel. A range of professional marine services are available, and the Port has the facility to handle Traditional Dhow boats. The Port management team has implemented a unique environmental policy, respecting that Port operations are adjacent to a thriving local community.
In short – Ras Al Khaimah Port is the complete port solution, a perfect example of modern maritime diversity.
Rules & Regulations in the Free Zone
Area Under Construction
The authority to charge “ship, passenger cargo and other dues” as considered “fit” is vested in the board of The Port Authority by the Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) Ports Act No. 9 of 2008.
The Power to Collect Charges Raised
By virtue of the RAK Ports Act No. 9 2008 The Port Authority may recover rates payable to them in respect of a ship by distraint and sale of the ship and its tackle and in respect of any goods by distraint and sale either of those goods or any other goods held on harbour premises belonging to the persons liable for payment of the dues.
Payment terms can be due within 30 days of the date of demand/invoice unless otherwise indicated. The Port Authority reserves the right to demand full payment prior to departure.
Changes to Tariff
The Port Authority reserves the right to alter/modify the tariff giving a notice period of 7 days only.