Jebel Ali Port is located 22 miles south west of the city of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates. This thriving port town is home to over 6000 corporations and residents from over 100 countries. The United States Navy visits this port more than any other one outside America. Because of this frequency of use, there are semi-permanent liberty facilities (nicknamed the Sandbox) next to the carrier berth at the port.
Jebel Ali Port has been ranked as 9th in Top Container Ports Worldwide and 7th in the world’s largest ports. The port is managed by state-owned Dubai Ports World (DPW). Jebel Ali is home to an industrial area that surrounds the port, known as JAFZ, for Jebel Ali Free Zone. JAFZ is home to over 6400 companies and over 120 Fortune Global 500 Corporations. The companies include Halliburton, DQE International, Saiga, AMES, and Michelin. There are many options for executive suites in the area of Jebel Ali Port.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There are many things to see and do around Jebel Ali Port, including shopping at Ibn Battuta Mall. The mall is split into six main courts named after countries. They are China, India, Persia, Egypt, Tunisia, and Andalusia. There are major outlets, and Géant, a large French supermarket chain has a store here. Another option is Palm Islands. These artificial islands in Dubai offer beach, restaurants, and other entertainment options. Dining options near Jebel Ali Port include Dukkan Falafel, Al Arrab Restaurant, and Jafza Food Court. Dubai has a variety of restaurants offering diverse cuisine options including the Jabal Al Noor which serves Middle Eastern delicacies, Pars Iranian Kitchen is great place to visit for authentic Iranian fare, Al Fanar Restaurant & Café provides a selection of the countries traditional recipes, and if you’re in the mood for Japanese then Kiku is an ideal eatery to visit.
Jebel Ali Port is 31 miles from the Dubai International Airport, which is the hub for the Emirates Airline. The airport has been ranked fifteenth busiest in the world. It is connected to Jabel Ali Port by taxis and public transport, including bus and the Dubai Metro. There is a Jebel Ali station on the Dubai Metro. Port Jebel Ali is also linked to Dubai’s expressway system of roads.