The major maritime hub sustaining the demands of the regional construction industry, Saqr Port is central to the economic success of the Middle East.
Saqr Port is the major bulk-handling port in the Middle East. Of the almost 60 million tonnes of cargo handled by RAK Ports annually, the majority is handled by Saqr Port. It’s unique location at the foot of the Hajar Mountains feeds into the burgeoning quarrying industry within Ras Al Khaimah, which produces sufficient quantities of aggregate, cement and other building materials to serve the majority of the construction projects within the GCC. This makes Saqr Port a vital part of the industrial supply chain throughout all of the Arabian Peninsula and beyond, providing materials for projects on a massive scale such as Expo 2020 in Dubai and the FIFA 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Saqr Port has a top-class reputation for fast, efficient cargo handling and rapid turnaround of vessels. Import / export movements have doubled through Saqr Port in the last five years with vessel turnaround time also doubling in efficiency to cope with the huge increase in cargo movements - a testament to the operational excellence of the Port management.
Saqr Port is committed to a strategy of continually investing in the quality and modernization of Port facilities, pursing a responsible, sustainable plan for future development which includes the creation of additional deep-water berths, capable of efficiently handling Capesize vessels.
Saqr Port is a shining example of quality maritime management, a fundamental building block in the continued growth of the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah.
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