Al Manatnah Port (BHMAN)

Port Code BHMAN / BHAMH City Manama
Port Name MANAMA>AL MANATNAH Country/Region Bahrain
Category Port Route MIDDLE EAST
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Al Manatnah Port (BHMAN)


Manama is the capital and the largest city in Bahrain, with a population of approximately 157,000. An important trading center in the Persian Gulf, Manama has a diverse population. After the Portuguese period and the Persian period, Saudi Arabia and Oman invaded and controlled the dynasty. During the 19th century of British hegemony, Bahrain established itself as an independent country.

Although the current twin cities of Manama and Muharraq were established at the same time in the 19th century, Muharraq was more prominent due to its special location and remained the capital of Bahrain until 1921. Manama became the commercial capital and Bahrain. The main passage of the island. In the 20th century, Bahrain grew rapidly with the help of oil wealth, and coordinated diversification efforts in the 1990s led to the expansion of other industries and helped transform Manama into an important financial center in the Middle East. In 2012, Manama was designated as the Arab Cultural Center by the League of Arab States. 

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Summary of BHMAN

Al Manāmah (Port Code:BHMAN) is a port that lies at the northeast tip of Bahrain island, in the Persian Gulf. The estimate terrain elevation above seal level is 3 metres. Manama was declared a free port in 1958, and the deepwater port facilities of Mīnāʾ Salmān, in the protected bay of Al-Qulayʿah Inlet, southeast of the built-up area of the city, were opened in 1962. With storage and refrigeration facilities and equipment for docking and repair of large oceangoing vessels, it is now one of the most important ports of the Persian Gulf.