A.R.C Oil Harbour

Published 04/Mar/2020 PrintPrint

Activity in the oil harbor is concentrated to receive the oil tankers for loading and unloading the cargoes of oil and petroleum products, in order to facilitate this purpose, marine department have six berths of different lengths and depths to suit tankers sizes. Hydraulic loading arms are available in four berths. Also, we have one new tug and two mooring boats.


The management main activity is to transfer oil derivatives to various local ports to cover the domestic market and for that purpose, the company has its own two tankers and number of additional ships chartered to fulfill their obligations to ensure the continuity of transportation and logistics for all the provinces.

The management has focused all its efforts in maintaining the readiness of the port and all the equipment and conveyors associated with the daily activity.




Depth (m)


Berth No.

T’ jetty. For tankers up to 85000 DWT, LOA 260 m - for loading refined products. Dredged in 1993.




‘T’ jetty. For tankers up to 65000 DWT, LOA 180 m - for loading refined products. Dredged in 1987.



Pier berth. For tankers up to 65000 DWT, LOA 235 m - for loading refined products. Dredged in 1987



Pier berth. For tankers up to 110000 DWT, LOA 286 m - for discharging crude oil and loading refined products. Dredged in 1989.



For LPG, dry cargoes, heavy lifts and import/export cargoes (liquid and dry) in containers shipped to or from the Refinery. LPG quay length 120 m, dry cargo quay length 220 m, for ships up to 150 m in length berthing alongside. Turning basin width off the berths is 250 m, dredged to 11.0 m in 1993. Tankers of up to 25,000

TDW and dry cargo vessels of up to 15,000 GRT use these berths.



Ro/Ro Berth

Little Aden Oil Harbor. One Ro/Ro berth, ramp width 20 m, located on the NE corner of the dry cargo berth, depth 11.0 meters. Ships moor stern to this berth, with a distance of 200 meters from the face of the berth to the closest point of the 11.0 meter dredged area.