This port is located in Al-ahmadi area about 45 kilometers south of Kuwait city at latitude 29 2 minutes and 26 seconds north, and longitude 48 10 minutes 56 seconds east.
The port contains berths for commercial goods and others for containers and a pier for petroleum products currently managed by the Kuwait national petroleum company. shuaiba port encompasses 20berths with a total length of 4068 meters and depths ranging from 7.5 to 14 meters, including 4 berths numbers 15,16,17,18.
Dedicated to container handling. These four berths are equipped with 7 container gantry cranes of 56 tons capacity for each. the oil pier has a water depth of 16 meters. two small sea craft and barge basins are located at the port. The first basin is 4 meters deep and comprises three berths with 175, 200, and 100 meters long. the second basin is 6 meters deep and compromises 4 berths with 157, 211, 250 and 278.
The port has a conveyor belt for transporting petrochemical industries company exports from the factory to ships through berths No. 1 and 2 as well as conveyor belt for transporting the products of Kuwait national petroleum company of sulfur from loading area to berth No. 6 and another belt for transferring petroleum coke to berth No. 14.