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King Abdullah Port regulates commercial vessels within its area of jurisdiction and is responsible for the navigational safety and traffic regulation of all vessels bound to and from the Port.
All vessels arriving at or sailing from King Abdullah Port, or on passage through the Deep Water Approach Channel, must report to the port Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) and comply with VTS rules. The Reporting Procedures and VTS Rules are set in the General Directions for Navigation and published in the Admiralty List of Radio Signals.

Pilotage Service

King Abdullah Port provides pilotage on a 24/7 basis, which is compulsory for all vessels of 500gt or more. Details of the service are contained in the Pilotage Directions, as published in the Admiralty List of Radio Signals.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tide Tables

2017 predictions

2017 predictions available on request.

 

Vessel Traffic Services (VTS)

King Abdullah Port Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) is operated from the King Abdullah Port Marine Operations Centre on a continuous 24/7 basis to provide a safe and efficient regime for vessel traffic, as well as protection for the environment.
King Abdullah Port Operations Centre also provides the co-ordination and communications center for the Ports Pilotage Service, and the pilot boarding and landing activities.

The Port's VTS provides an Information and Traffic Orgnization service with the purpose of preserving marine saftey. Failure, without good cause,to oby an instruction given by the King Abdullah Port VTS may costitute an offence.

Vessel Traffic Services procedures (PDF)  

Port Information

King Abdullah Port is located on the Red Sea Coast and its general position is at:

Latitude 220 32.0’ N. Longitude 0390 05.0’ E.

The southern approach channel to the port is at:

Latitude 220 31.3’ N. Longitude 0390 04.8’ E.

The port is still currently under construction and will continue to be for the immediate future. As yet, marine facilities at the port are limited, as are available shore-side services.
Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) limits extend to the west and southwest of King Abdullah Port to include the King Abdullah Port Deep Water Route (DWR).

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Harbor Tugs

King Abdullah Port operates ASD tugs, ranging from 85t – 47t BP, that are available for berthing and un-berthing vessels calling at the port.

Dolphin I Tug Specs (PDF) Download Now
Dolphin II Tug Specs (PDF) Download Now
Marlin I Tug Specs (PDF) Download Now
Wahwo I Tug Specs (PDF) Download Now

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Port Information Notices

NO.1 2014 Ordering Of Pilots and Tugs (59 KB) Download Now
NO.2 2014 Vessel Management during Berthing /Un-Berthing Operations Download Now
NO.3 2014 Loss of Communications during Vessel Manoeuvres  Download Now
NO.4 2014 Use of Tugs (77 KB) Download Now
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NO.1 2015 Disposing of Waste/Garbage in Harbour Waters Download Now

 

Notice to Mariners

NO.1 2014 Construction Works Download Now
NO.2 2014 Pilot Boarding & Exchange Download Now
NO.3 2015 Vessels Shifting or Moving Within the Container Terminal(NCT) Download now
NO.2 2017 Local Notice to Mariners Download Now
Harbour Master Download Now

 

Consultations

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Forms

KAP Service Providers Applicants Registration Form  Download Now

 

Minutes

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Publications

Terms & Conditions (538 KB) Download Now

 

Tariffs

Marine Services & Other Charges Download Now
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Shipping Policies

Pilotage Policy

Pilotage Policy (18 KB) Download Now

 

Other Policies

Training Policy (146 KB) Download Now
Environmental Policy (60 KB) Download Now
Safety Policy (21 KB) Download Now

 

Regulators' Group Reports

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Vessel Services

Bunkering

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Vessel Traffic Services Policy

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The Environment

Conservancy Policy

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Monitoring & Research Policies

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Enforcement Policy

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King Abdullah Port marine services are provided by Specialized Marine Services Company (SMS), a joint venture company between the Ports Development Company (PDC) and National Port Services (NPS).

The following marine services are available:

Towage

King Abdullah Port provides state of the art towage services via a fleet of ASD tugs, ranging from 85t – 47t BP. Details and specifications of each tug, which can be downloaded in stand-alone documents.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dolphin I Tug Specs (PDF) Download Now
Dolphin II Tug Specs (PDF) Download Now
Marlin I Tug Specs (PDF) Download Now
WAHOO 1 Tug Specs (PDF) Download Now

Bunkering

Although the provision of bunkers in the port will be made available in the future, at present this service is unavailable. Document details will be provided in the future.

 

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Underwater Inspection

SMS, the providers of marine services in King Abdullah Port, are able to offer ship owners and operators an underwater inspection service using trained and qualified personnel as well as the latest available underwater inspection equipment. Details and specification of diving facilities and equipment, including details of trained personnel – to be downloaded in stand-alone documents.

 

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Survey and Inspection

Survey, inspection, and investigation services are available at King Abdullah Port by qualified marine personnel, upon request. Details of inspectors, including experience and qualifications – to be downloaded in stand-alone documents.

 

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Consultancy

Consultancy services are available at King Abdullah Port upon request. Details of consultants, field of expertise, including experience and qualifications – to be downloaded in stand-alone documents.

 

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