Ras Laffan port (port code: QARLF) is a large port in Qatar, an independent emirate on the west coast of the Persian Gulf. Located on the northeast coast of Qatar, the port is bounded by two 10km breakwaters and a 1km long offshore breakwater separating the two entrance channels, each 400m wide and dredged to a depth of 15.0m.
As a purposefully built export facility for LNG, LPG, condensates, petroleum products and sulphur, the port is currently the largest LNG exporting port in the world, capable of accepting the Q-Flex and Q-Max sized vessels. It can handles approximately 500 vessels and 10,000,000t of cargo per year.
In this port, there are currently 6 berths for LNG carriers; 1 berth for sulphur; 2 Ro-Ro berths and 4 berths for dry cargo. There are also berths for offshore and service vessels.