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Key port information can also be found at: Website of the Maritime Database on the Port of Nishtun

Port Overview

  • Nishtun is a natural coastal harbor of very small size affording fair shelter from tides and swells.
  • Vessels are compelled to provide port authorities of ETA information prior to arrival (contact details above).
  • There is an anchorage depth of 9.4 – 10.7 meters.
  • The cargo pier which cannot accommodate vessels exceeding 500' and has a draft of 3.4 – 4.6 meters.
  • Nishtun has shore cranes in place which cannot lift over 24.0 MT.
  • Fresh water and re-fueling facilities are available.
  • Marine charges as the same as Aden port marine charges (please see section 2.1)

Port Location and Contacts



Province or District

Al – Mahara

Town or City (Closest location) with Distance (km)

Name : Mukalla

km: n/a

Port's Complete Name






Managing Company or Port Authority (If more than one operator, break down by area of operation)

Yemen Ports Authority

Management Contact Person


Closest Airport and Frequent Airlines to / from International Destinations

Airport Name: n/a

Airlines: n/a

Description and Contacts of Key Companies

4.4 Yemen Port and Waterways Company Contact List

Customs Guidance

1.3 Yemen Customs Information