Khor Al Amaya Port (IQKAA)

Port Code IQKAA / IQKHA City Al Faw
Port Name AL FAW>KHOR AL AMAYA Country/Region Iraq
Category Port Route MIDDLE EAST
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Khor Al Amaya Port (IQKAA)


      Iraq's oil port in the Persian Gulf.The loading density of water is 1025.The tidal range is 0.9 M.Southwest and northeast winds prevail.It is compulsory to pilot oil tankers with draught more than 15.58 meters.For communications, see FAO.No holidays, 24 hours a day.Port service facilities include: small boats, medical treatment, traction, fresh water supply, no ship repair, fueling, dry dock, provision, repatriation and sewage facilities.The nearest airport is in Basra.The water depth of the port is 22.25 to 17.05 meters.It is composed of 12 drilling platforms connected together, 951.58m long and 73.15m wide, which can berth 120000 ton and 330000 ton oil tankers.

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Summary of IQKAA

Khor Al Amaya Oil Terminal (Port Code:IQKAA) is an Iraqi oil port. It lies southeast of the Al Faw peninsula in the Persian Gulf. Khawr Al Amaya Oil Terminal is commonly referred to as "KAAOT" and it, along with its sister terminal, the Al Basrah Oil Terminal or "ABOT", provides platforms from which a large majority of Iraq's oil can be exported. ABOT and KAAOT are major players in Iraq's eventual economic stability.