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The Port of Aqaba is situated in southern Jordan on the north shore of the Gulf of Aqaba. It can accommodate ships handling a wide variety of cargos, including dry bulk vessels of 75,000 DWT, and container vessels of Panamax size. The port also has a separate passenger terminal, which services cruise and passenger ships. The Aqaba port has the capacity to handle up to 23 ships of different sizes and types, in addition to 8 ships in anchorage.

The major shipping lines that use the Aqaba Port are Maersk- Sealand, PIL, M,SC, Evergreen, P&O Nedloyd, HUAL, COSCO, UASC, SETH, NYK, APL, CMA, Gearbulk, Messina, Wan Hai Line and Wallinus.

The shipping agents that deal with cruise liners include: Amin Kawar & Sons, AB Maritime & Gharghour.