Dekheila port

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Dekheila is located 7km west of Alexandria Port. It serves as an extension to Alexandria Port.

Navigation and
Geographic Location

Navigation Channels

1.5 miles long, 250 meters wide, 20 meters deep.

Turning Circle

750 meter diameter and 20 meters depth for vessel maneuvering.

Main Breakwater

Breakwater to protect the port from widespread waves progressing from the North West 2250 meters long. The breakwater extends from Agamy throughout the several natural island, and consists of concrete – reinforced stones. The breakwater Chart datum varies from 2.77 m. to 5.8 m., reaching a depth between 10-14 meters and the side sloping is 2:1.

Pilotage is compulsory following all the regulations of Alexandria Port except for Sumid units.

Pilot Rank Number of Pilots
Senior Pilot 4
First Pilot 11
Second Pilot 9
Third Pilot 12

Dekheila Port information

Port Specifications

Total Area 6.240,000 sq. m
Water Area 2,740,000 sq. m
Land Area 3,500,000 sq.m

Maximum Capacity 22.1 million tons/year
details as follows



General Cargo 10.2 million ton
Dry Bulk 3.4 million ton
Liquefied Bulk 3.5 million ton
Containerized Cargo 5 million ton
TEU Capacity 500000

Dekheila Port Properties

VHF Channel 10 11 13 14 67, channel 16 for international calls from vessels
ISPS Code 14726
Body of Water Mediterranean Sea
Latitude 31 08N
Longitude 29 49 E
Time Zone GMT +2
Nearest Airport Alexandria Burg El Arab (HBE)
Working Hours 24 Hours
Max Draft 29 Feet for General Cargo
36 Feet for Inner Anchorage
Max Length 548 m
Tidal Range 0.46 m
Weather North Eastern Wind throughout the year. 2-3 m/s in summer and rainy 5-7 m/s in winter
Water Density 1.030 g/cm3

Port Restrictions

  • No Maneuvering after sunset for Quay number 5, 9, 64, 65, 82, 85
  • Timber only discharged onto floating barges at inner anchorage
  • Pilotage is compulsory for all types of vessels except that of tonnage less than 300 tons.
  • 96 tugboats are available at the Alexandria port (vessels with length less than 275 ft are not tugged).

Dekheila Port Terminals and Berths

Terminals

  • Breakbulk
  • Container
  • Drybulk
  • Gas
  • Liquid
  • Multipurpose
  • Passenger
  • RoRo
  • Tanker

Berths


Berth Type Number of Berths Berths Number Length (m) Depth (m)
from to
Grains  6 90/1, 90/2, 92, 94/1, 94/2, 94/3 1676 10.6 17.6
G.C2 2 94/4, 94/5 365 8.5 9.14

Dekheila Port Services

Dekheila services

  • Fresh Water
  • Bunkering
  • Provisions and Spare parts
  • Fumigation
  • Dirty Ballast Reception
  • Waste Removal
  • Sludge Removal
  • Storage Facilities
  • Cash to Master
  • Crew Change
  • Dangerous Cargo
  • Floating Crane
  • Pilotage and Tugging
  • Underwater Cleaning
  • Repair
  • Security
  • Safety Service
  • Rescue Operation
  • Medical capabilities
  • Fire Fighting
  • Pollution Combating

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