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Khalifa Bin Salman Port (BHKBS)

Al Hidd, Muharraq Governorate, Bahrain

Port Code BHKBS Port Name Khalifa Bin Salman Port
City Al Hidd Country/Region Bahrain
Port Type Feeder Port Category Port
Latitude 26.189403 Longitude 50.714967
Khalifa Bin Salman Port (port code: BHKBS), often abbreviated as KBSP, is a recently-opened port in Al Hidd, Bahrain. It is located on Hidd Island, on the northeast extremity of Bahrain.
The new port includes the AMP container terminal Bahrain Gateway and a cruise liner berth and takes the larger vessels unable to enter Mina Salman. Eventually, it will take all the traffic from the old port. The container terminal operates with 4 post Panamax cranes, giving the facility a throughput capacity of 1,100,000TEU. The container terminal occupies 900 meters of quay wall, with an additional 400 meters of multipurpose quay which can be dedicated to containers in the future, if required. There is an option to extend up to 4 berths and 12 quay cranes, with an annual throughput capacity of 3,000,000TEU.
The types of vessels regularly calling at the port are pleasure craft (36%), vehicles carrier (18%), fishing vessel (10%), container ship (7%), and bulk carrier (6%). With a maximum draught of 13 meters and a maximum deadweight of 141,448t being allowed, the maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 366 meters.

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