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Sustainable Gateway to Jordan and Beyond

Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) is Jordan's only container port and the second busiest facility on the Red Sea. Its strategic position at the crossroads of three continents and four countries makes it the preferred gateway for the Levant region, and it currently serves around 20 of the world’s top shipping lines,

ACT has a reputation for efficiency and expertise it is dedicated to speed, safety, security and transparency.

Service Excellence

Our world-class services are powered by advanced terminal technology, equipment, and facilities, and provide customers with a complete package to facilitate their cargo operations.

ACT has the customs inspection base inside the terminal, as well as a good choice of clearing agents and a large trucking fleet.

A Joint Venture Between APM & ADC

In 2003, the Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC), on behalf of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA), wished to acquire a strategic partnership to improve the efficiency, capacity and the operational performance of the container terminal in Aqaba. After signing a Terminal Management Contract with ADC in 2004, APM Terminals, took over the management and operation of the terminal.

In 2006, a 25-year Joint Development Agreement (JDA) was signed between ADC and the Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT). Under the contract, APM Terminals Jordan is charged with operating, managing and marketing ACT. It also executes the master plan, which by a combination of physical and operational improvements anticipates a substantial increase of throughput capacity.

Today, the Aqaba Container Terminal Pvt. Co. has grown from a feeder port into a mature mainliner facility. It plays a crucial role in the Jordanian economy and promotes growth and development regionally. It is the primary gateway for the Jordanian market, and a crucial transit point for cargo moving between countries in the region. It is becoming the first choice for trade between Iraq and the rest of the world.