Fujairah Ruler directs authorities to accelerate work on Dibba Fujairah Port
H.H. Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, directed the relevant authorities to accelerate the pace of work on Phase I of the development of Dibba Fujairah Port, to make it a multi-purpose commercial port by the end of 2022, WAM reports.
Phase I of the project valued at Dh800 million includes the construction of two 650-meter docks with a 18-meter depth and cranes with a capacity of 4,000 tons per hour, while eight berths will be constructed in the later phases to meet the requirements of all maritime commercial activities and increase the UAE’s competitiveness in the field of high-capacity ports. A port for fishermen will also be constructed, enabling them to practice their livelihood.
The project is being implemented by four leading companies in the field of maritime docks, loading machines and port infrastructure.
The development of the port at an overall estimated cost of AED1.6 billion aims to facilitate the transportation of primary materials, to meet growing global demand and the requirements of all types of ships.