Egypt Main Port

1-Alexandria port:

Is the main port in Egypt, moreover ¾ of Egypt foreign trade pass through it. Situated on the north coast of Egypt away from Cairo about 220km. consists of 2 harbors, east and west separated by T shaped peninsula, the east harbor is shallow and not used in navigation and west harbor for commercial shipping.

Max draft 32feet/L.O.A no limits.

Quays no 5, 9, 64, 65, 82&85 No maneuvering after sunset.

No any other port restrictions.

Coordinates:

Long 29°49/E

Lat 31°08/N

Water density 1.030 g/cm³

Tidal range and flow 0.40m.

Terminals:

Passenger, petroleum, general cargo, bulk, coal, containers, molasses, vegetable oil.

Timber cargoes only discharged at inner harbor onto barges.


2-Dekheila port:

Natural extent to Alexandria port under the same management, same pilotage is situated 7 km west Alexandria.

Max draft 42 feet/L.O.A no limits.

Coordinates:

Long 29°49/E

Lat 31°08/N

Water density 1.030 g/cm³

Tidal range and flow 0.40m.

Terminals:

Container, general cargoes, iron ore terminal, coal, grain silos.


 

3-Abu Qir:

Located at the very east side of Alexandria city. Is a navy port operated by Egyptian navy officers. It is a military port but also used for commercial activities.

Max draft 26 feet/L.O.A 300m.

No maneuvering after sunset.

Coordinates:

Long 30°40/E

Lat 31°19/N

Water density 1.030 g/cm³

Tidal range and flow 0.40m.

Terminals:

Mainly used for food products, urea, petroleum offshore activities and some project cargoes also and a lot of citrus exporting activities.  


4-Damietta port:

Is situated 10.30km west of the Nile river of Damietta branch westward Ras el bar 70km away from Portsaid port.

Max draft 43, 3 feet/L.O.A no limits.

Coordinates:

Long 31°48/E

Lat 31°23/N

Water density 1.025 g/cm³

Tidal range and flow 0.61m.

Terminals:

Dry bulk, general cargo, containers and LNG.



 

5-Portsaid port:

Is situated on the northern entrance of the SUEZ CANAL .

West branch port general cargo Max draft 43, 3 feet/L.O.A no limits.

East branch Max draft 47 feet/L.O.A 350m.

Coordinates:

Long 32°18/E

Lat 31°15/N

Water density 1.025 g/cm³

Tidal range and flow 0.3m.

Terminals:

 Containers, passenger, dry bulk, general cargo and Roro.

 


 

6-Arish port:

Is the only Mediterranean port at north Sinai.

Max draft 23 feet/L.O.A 140m.

Coordinates:

Long 33°49/E

Lat 31°09/N

Water density 1.003 g/cm³

Tidal range and flow 0.65m.

Terminals:

 Mainly for salt exporting.

 


 

7-Suez port/port Tawfik:

Situated on the northern part of Suez gulf on the southern gate of Suez Canal.

Max drafts 23.9 feet/ L.O.A max 150m.

Coordinates:

Long 32°34/E

Lat 29°56/N

Water density 1.04 g/ cm³

Tidal range and flow fm 1.2m to 2.1m.

Terminals:

 Passenger / general cargo.

 


8-Adabiya port:

Situated on the western coast of Suez gulf, 17km away from Suez city.

Max drafts 39.6 feet/ L.O.A 435 m.

Coordinates:

Long 32°29/E

Lat 29°52/N

Water density 1.04 g/ cm³

Tidal range and flow fm 1.2m to 2.1m.

Terminals:

 Dry bulk, container, general cargo.

 


 

9-Safaga port:

Is located in the Red sea governorate on the western coast of the Red sea, it’s a broad bay (natural gulf) on a distance of 60km south of Hurghada. 

Max drafts 45.92 feet/ L.O.A 290 m.

Coordinates:

Long 33°57/E

Lat 26°44/N

Water density 1.04 g/ cm³

Tidal range and flow fm 1.2m to 2.1m.

Terminals:

 Passengers serving lines between Egypt / Saudi Arabia, dry bulk, grain.

Aluminum terminal max draft 10m (32.8 feet) / max L.O.A 238 m.

Abu Tartour terminal used for exporting phosphate with max draft 14 m (45.92 feet)/ max L.O.A 260 m.

 


 

10-sokhna port:

Located at the southern entrance of Suez canal which also lies adjacent to the north west Suez economic zone .

Max drafts 55.76 feet/ L.O.A 750 m.

Coordinates:

Long 32°21.4/E

Lat 29°39/N

Water density 1.04 g/ cm³