Mina Salman

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Mina Salman is a seaport in Manama, Bahrain. Mina Salman was a natural harbour before the establishment in 1962. It covers 80 hectares.[1] It is the primary cargo port and customs point of Bahrain.[2] The port has 15 container berths. This lets it handle 2.5 million tonnes a year.[3]

The port is named after Salman ibn Isa al-Khalifa, the grandfather of the current King.[4]

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  1. "Mina Salman Port". General Organisation of Sea Ports - Bahrain. http://www.gop.bh/port.asp. Retrieved 4 July 2012.
  2. "Ports of Bahrain". GOP. http://www.gop.bh/Ports-bahrain.asp. Retrieved 4 July 2012.
  3. "Logistics and Infrastructure". Bahrain Economic Development Board. http://www.bahrainedb.com/logistics-infrastructure.aspx. Retrieved 4 July 2012.
  4. "Mina Sulman". Globalsecurity.org. http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/facility/mina-salman.htm. Retrieved 4 July 2012.