Shwaikh Port is considered the main Commercial Port in the Country. It is located at Latitude 29° 21' North, Longitude 47° 56' East. It has a total land area of 3,2 million square metres and 1.2 million square metres water basin area.
The port has 21 berths of which 14 berths with 10 metres depth (Berth No 1 to Berth No 14), four berths with 8.5 metres depth (Berth No 18 -21) and three berths with 6.7 metres depth (Berths 15,16,17). Total length of all berths is 4055 metres
The vessels traffic to and from the port is passing through a Navigation Channel dredged inside Kuwait Bay. The length of the channel is about 8 Kilometres and its depth is 8.5 metres at minimum water tide level.
The Port can receive vessels of 7.5 metres draft at any tide condition and vessels of 9.5 metres draft at high tide.