Suez Port is located on the northern part of Suez Gulf on the southern gate of Suez Canal. it is bordered by an imaginery line extending from Ras Masala to Ras El-Sadat . It includes the northern coast until Suez Canal entrance.
From Ras Massala to Ras El Sadat.
Bordered by an imaginary line extending between the two breakwaters.
Bordered by an imaginary line extending 140 degrees from the extremity of the eastern breakwater until the western breakwater.
TThe boundaries of Ataka Port are delimited by the port breakwaters.
The water out of the boundaries of Ibrahim Dock, Petroleum Dock, Ataka Port, Adabiya Port and New Petroleum Bert is within the Suez Canal values.
|Water Area||158 km2 (158073000 m2) |
(Including Suez, Adabiya, and Petroleum Dock).
|Land Area||2,3 km2 (2314000 m2)|
|Total Warehouses Area||0.02 km2 (23976 m2)|
|Total Yards Area||,005 km2.|
|Navigation channels length||1000 m|
|Navigation channels depth||12 m|
The Maximum Capacity :
- 6.6 million tons (general cargo) yearly
- 1.5 million Passenger yearly
- Maximum Ship Received Vessels with draft 8 m
- Working Hours :Throughout 24 hours (in 3 shifts)
Vessels usually berth at the dwelling area. Dredging of the fairway at new Sakhra port and the coastal cape has rendered water depth consistent, estimated at 11.28 m. During tide, vessels up to 11.25 m. draft can approach the harbor during the flow taking the consideration that the draft not exceeding 12.19 m
Pilotage is compulsory, and it is monitored though radio (VHF – H/F) and electronic equipment (Radar Beacon).
Information about pilots
|Pilot Rank||Number of Pilots|
Berths Information according to their types
|Berth Type||Number of Berths||Length (m.)||Depth (m.)|
|Passenger / cargo||7||1320||7.50||7.50|
Port Services and Facilities
Dry Dock : Suez shipyard company operates inside the port and undertakes all repairs of vessels of different types and tonnage.
The company owns a dry dock (44*22m dimensions and draught 22 feets) for vessels of tonnage 50000 ton and loss.
Floating dock: The mentioned company owns a floating dock for lifting vessels of tonnage 300000 ton and less and for partial lifting of vessels of tonnage 30000 ton and less, in addition to an equipped workshop for different repairs
Bunkering and Supplies
- Fresh water
- Spare parts
- Bukering vessels
- Waste water reception
- Food stuff
- Pilotage and tugging
- Fumigation: is undertaken by quarantine, warehouses and silos to arriving and departing vessels
- Cleaning fees: 5% for all types of vessels except general cargo vessels it’s 3%
Security, Safety and Environmental Preservation Properties
- Medical capabilities
- Fire Fighting
- Pollution combating
- Temperature measuring devices for swine flu prevention in the arrival hall
|Address||Suez Port, Port Tawfik – P.O. Box: 1|
|Telephone||062/3191123 – 3191124|
|Fax||+ (20) 62 – 3191117 – 3191120 (Mogamaa Building)|