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Some notable features of Port Dubai, United Arab Emirates are:
In 2011 Jebel Ali was the world’s 9th busiest port
While container and international car shipping services are very popular to the port of Jebel Ali, the port is also used for other purposes. Jebeli Ali just happens to be the most frequently used port by the United States Navy. Almost all sailors in the USA navy pass through Jebel Ali at some point.
Jebel Ali is the world’s largest man made harbor
After six years of construction, in 2007 the port was expanded and is now able to accommodate and handle over 2.2 million 20′ containers per month
Jebel Ali port has 22 berths and 78 cranes and is able to handle container, break bulk and roll-on / roll-off cargo.
The Jebel Ali Free Zone was created in 1985 and offers specialized tax and import duty exemptions for businesses located in the free zone.
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