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Nuweiba port

Nuweiba port is located on the western coast of Akaba bay, approx. 168 km. North of Sharm El-Sheikh, and 64 km. south of Taba.

Port Specifications

Total Port Area 9.8 km2. (9871000 m2)
Water Area 9.5 km2. (5931000 m2)
Land Area 0.3 km2. (340000 m2)
Total Warehouses Area 0.02 km2. (22720 m2)


The maximum capacity

  • 1.9 million tons general cargo
  • 1 million passengers yearly
  • Max. Ship Size : Vessels up to 8 m. draft
  • Working Hours: 24 hr/day



Pilotage is compulsory the port provides VHF and radar controlled pilotage


Rank Number of Pilots
Senior Pilot 1
Second Pilotage 1


Berths Information according to their types

Berth Type Number of Berths Auxiliary Berths Length (m.) Depth (m.)
From To
Passenger& Cargo 4 1 ,2 ,3, new berth 380 8 8


Bunkering and Supplies

    • Fresh water
    • Solar
    • Diesel
    • Oils
    • Fuel
    • Heavy fuel
    • Machinery requirements
    • Pilotage and tugging
    • Food stuff
    • Buntering vessels
    • Spare parts
    • Fumigation
    • Waste water reception
    • Light fuel
    • Accomodation requirements
    • Ship repair: a workshop is available for simple repair
    • Cleaning fees: 5% of total fees for all vessel types except for general cargo vessels it’s 3%

Security, Safety and Environmental Preservation Properties

  • Rescue and fire fighting: A 1800 hp tug equipped with fire extinguishing pumps with 400 tons/hr capacity.
  • Medical Facilities: ambulance – hygienic isolation
  • Pollution combating: anti-fouling equipment are available.


Address Nuweiba port, South Sinai.
Telephone (069) 520364
Fax (069) 520368


Time Zone GMT +2
Wave Code (VHF) 12 16


Long 34 o 39 / E
Lat 28 o 57 / N

Natural Characteristics

Weather Prevailing winds are north and north west.
Water Density 1.04 g/cm3.
Raining Season Winter.
Tidal range and flow: 1.3 m. to 2.3 m.

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