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It is the port of 21st century. It is considered one of the recent ports that were established by B.O.T system. It is managed via logistic centers. It is regarded as one of the huge national projects. It is also the result of planning, regular executing for an important phase concerning the position of Egypt on the map. It is considered the first comprehensive and multi purpose hub port. It comes under what is called "Third Generation ports" to serve export and import operations of general cargo, bulk and container handling. It is also equipped with ultimate technology.

Location of the port
It is located on the western coast of Suez gulf, on a distance 22.3 km2 and away from Suez city 43 km.

 


 

Currently there are two main berths with excellent fenderage, each 750 meters with a cross quay / turning area of 350 meters. The port can facilitate container vessels of over 8.000 TEU and bulk carriers of up to 150.000 dwt.

There are no berth congestion, however container vessels have priority. Other vessels will be served on a first arrival basis.

 

Berths

Berth

Type

Draft (m)

Length (m)

1

General cargo

17

750

2

General cargo

17

750

The present facilities include a container terminal, a fertilizer terminal, a general cargo/Ro-ro terminal and a bulk terminal. Currently there are two main berths with excellent fenderage, each 750 meters with a cross quay / turning area of 350 meters. The port can facilitate container vessels of over 8.000 TEU and bulk carriers of up to 150.000 dwt.

The port has four quay cranes currently used for general cargo and containers. 2 Gottwald an 2 Nelcon of approximately 100 tonnes lifting capacity each.

There are no berth congestion, however container vessels have priority. Other vessels will be served on a first arrival basis.

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