Alexandria Port Details

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UNCTAD Code Fallaga
Longitude

29° 52' 34.5252" East

Latitude 31° 11' 36.9492" North
Zone Timing GMT +2
Channel Code Channel 10 11 13 14 67 & channel 16 for calling
ISPS Code 14726
Issuing Date 17/6/2004
Nature Features
Weather Wind direction north west with velocity in summer 2-3 on beaufort scale and 3-4 in winter
Humidity 1.30
Raining Season Winter
Tide Rate 0.46 over the standard level
Port Geographical Location
The City of Alexandria is located at the west end of the River Nile between the Mediterranean Sea and Mariot Lake. It is considered the second most important city and the main port in Egypt, it handles over three quarters of Egypt’s foreign trade. Alexandria port consists of two harbors (East and west) separated by a T-shaped peninsula. The East harbor is shallow and is not used in navigation. The West harbor is used for commercial shipping. The harbor is formed by two converging breakwaters. View the map of Egypt.Click here
 Geographical Partitoning
First Zone It is the area extending between berth 5 and berth 15, used for general cargo handling.
Second Zone It is situated between berths 16 and 28, and deals with 4 types of activities: unified cargoes including roro, passengers' terminal, stuffed bulk cargoes, and barge discharge.
Third Zone It is located between berths 35 and 47, and it's used for handling general cargo and barge discharge.
Fourth Zone It is located between berths 50 and 68, and it's used for handling containers, cement, coal, barge discharge, fertilizers, and general cargo.
Fifth Zone It is situated between zone 71(a) and 85, and it's used for handling: molasses, timber, some types of general cargoes, barge discharge, grains and flour.
Sixth Zone Oil Dock is situated at the western boundaries of the port, encompasses oil berths 87 / 1,2,3,4,5, and it's used for handling edible oil, oil products and for providing bunkers. It also includes berth 86 situated at the port’s limits, used for handling livestock. The port do not include oil storage facilities, but oil berths are connected to a refinery through a 2 km long pipeline.

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The berths of Alex. Port

Current design data for the berths of the Port

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Berth No. Designated Length Real Length Designated Draught Real Draught Real mooring Tie No. Fender No. Remarks
Min.Draught Mex. Draught Des. Real
5/1,2,3,4 305 309 6,5 4,7 7,5 11 38 21
9 68,63 69 6,5 5,3 6,1 6 4 4
10 130 131 8 5,6 7,5 8 8 8
11 129 127 9 6 7,9 7 8 8
12 100 99 9 5,4 6,9 6 5 5
13 143 142 9 6,6 8,2 7 6 5
14 180 182 10 6,6 9,6 7 11 10
16 213 210,5 10 9,8 12,4 8 11 11
18 110 101 10 9 10,5 8 8 8
24,22,20 476 474 12 9,2 12,4 10 20 19
26/25 325 325 10 7,6 11,9 13 16 15
28/27 220 295 12 7 12,5 8 17 12 Length after being Revised (Due to data variation)
37/36/35 360 340 10 7,6 11 11 16 15
38 116,5 110,5 10 8,2 10,6 4 5 5
40,39 300 295,6 10 8,2 11,2 10 15 15
41 175 177 10 5,4 9,8 10 7 6
43,42 276 230 7,5 7 9,8 5 8 8 Length after being Revised (Due to data variation)
44 152 154 6,5 6,4 7,4 8 7 7
45 150 121 6,5 4 10,2 6 3 3 Length after being Revised (Due to data variation)
47,46 320 320 10 4 10,2 8 11 11
53/51/49 560 560 14 12 14,6 7 44 39
54 160 160 14 10,2 13 6 16 16
55 ——– 94 Crane 5 10,8 4 —— —–
56 105,4 Barges 5 —— —–
64/63/62/61 600 725 10 9 12,4 25 There is No fenders
68/67/66/65 609 711 10 6 13,8 25 22 22 After adding berth No.68

Information about Alexandria Port

Statment Alexandria Port
water Surface 6.8 km2
Land Surface 16 km2
Berths Number 67
Berths Length (m) 10600
Depths (m) 8.5 - 16 m
Hinterland (m2) 1650000 m2 including administrative buildings & stores
Terminals Number 20

Alexandria Navigational Features

Navigational Pathways Details
Great straight with 2000 m length , 220 m width & 14 m depth
Little straight with 1600 m length , 100 m width & 9 m depth.
Approach area
The port is protected by sea stuns, and two converging breakwaters. The entrance breadth is 400m. Approximately. The port is divided into two harbor separated by coal berths and the inner breakwater. The first harbor is called the inner dock and the second harbour is called the outer harbor with a water area of 600 hectares. The first harbour is used for handling general cargo while the second harbor is used for oil and bulk cargo traffic. Pilotage is compulsory for vessels arriving and departing the port. The approach area is 3 Nautical Miles distanced from Negma lighthouse.
Anchorage Restricted Area
The vessels were been recieved at the outer anchoring area until pilotage inside the port to be berthed on the specified berth at the inner anchorage area.
Pilotage Information
Pilotage is compulsory for all vessels at Alexandria port concerning external anchorage area, navigational pathways, inner anchorage area & movement between berths.
pilotage fees determined by law no. 24 for year 1983 & its amendments.
Pilots informations
Pilot Rank Number
Cheif Pilot 14
First Pilot 18
Second Pilot 16
Third Pilot 11
Tugging Information
Tugging is compulsory for all vessels with tonnage exceeding. 2000 tons
Tugs & launch data: Alexandria port contains about 68 marine. unit from tugs & launches

Alexandria Specialized Terminals

Hub of Alexandria Specialized Terminals

Considered one of the most important entity to serve the arrival and departure passenger through which located the authorities and organization that have a business linked to passenger and tourism.It has been initiated with the total area of 15 thousand m2 with the Height of two floors in addition to free market, commercial and entertainment comprehensive center which contained 8000m2 of commercial Zones,restaurants, cafeterias and 120 hosting store.
Grains Terminal
تخدمها صومعة غلال برصيف 82 سعتها 8000طن، وصومعة برصيف 84 سعتها 50.000 طن، وصومعة برصيف 85 سعتها 100.000 طن . وهذه المنطقة متخصصة لاستقبال الغلال والتخزين المؤقت. وتوجد ساحات انتظار سيارات النقل التي سيتم تحميلها بالغلال المعبأة في أجولة. وتعتبر هذه الصوامع المخزون الاستراتيجي للحبوب للدولة. محور محطات البترول بميناء الإسكندرية في نهـــــاية الحدود الغربية للميناء ويخدمها أرصفة 87/1، 2، 3، 4، 5 وتستخدم لاستقبال زيوت الطعام والمنتجات البترولية وخدمات تموين السفن ويستخدم في تصدير خام البترول، والأسفلت، والمازوت، والنافتا.

Coal Terminal

It has been administrated by El-Nasr Company for coke & chemical Basics whereas handling equipment operated to serve port inland assigned for Berths no. 61,62,63,64 with the length of 365 m and the depth of 10 m that allows one vessel for berthing with 3000 tons or two to three vessel with smaller type but the working depth is 33 m when we use bartom (method to increase the depth of the berth) thus we can receive vessel up to 40000 tons. The coal handling operation processed through berth cranes and the use of lifts which two of them moved along rails with spacing of 60 m and it has two discharging arms with the length of 21.5 m from the berth edge whereas trains & scow can be charged directly from the vessel.

Livestock Terminal

It lies at the west end of the port at berth no. 86, it is dedicated for importing livestock. .

Station of Lunar Signals

- Location: it is located in the front of port entrance - Description: circle tower its caliber 5 m with the height of 42 m, it was opened to work in 1968 and then abolished, at which it was located in front of berth 83 which faced incomplete vision during ships passage in the harbors, also due to the height of soils building .

Container Terminal Hub

It includes Alexandria Container Handling Company (ACHC) and operating companies in this field.itis served by berths no. 49, 51, 53 and 54. The total area of the container terminal is 163,000 m2, total capacity 230,000 containers. It is possible to increase the capacity to reach up to 300,000 when a 5 tera stacking system is adopted. The terminal is equipped with huge handling and stevedoring equipment. Chinese Hutchison (HPH) container terminal Total investments amount of 750 million Egyptian Pounds, in addition to other investments of 450 million USD covering 420,000 containers (210,000 containers in each port) along berths no. 71/72/73 at Alexandria port; the others are at berth no. 98 at El-Dekheila Port.
Developments is currently going on
Source: Central Department of Traffic

Distributed Yards at Alexandria Port Zones

Yards of First Zone

Serial Location Co. name Land area (m2) Building area (m2) Remarks
1 In front of the Store Warehouses Co. yard of store no.40 211
2 Behind the Store Warehouses Co. yard of store no.40 365 It has been delivered from Egyptian warehouses co.
3 In front of the Store Warehouses Co. yard of store no.41 870
4 Between the two store Warehouses Co. yard between store no.42 & 43 1463 54
5 on berth no. 7 Warehouses Co. yard of store no.7 501 It has been delivered from Egyptian warehouses co.

rest yards will be counted after development events Yards of Second Zone

Serial Yards Area m2
1/2 Berth no. 25 5400 m2
2/2 Berth no. 26 8730 m2
3/2 Berth no. 27 10480 m2
4/2 21000 m2
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