El-Dekhila Port Details

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UNCTAD Code EGEDK
Longitude 29° 52' 34.5252" East
Latitude 31° 11' 36.9492" North
ISPS Code 17350 code
Zone Timing GMT +2
Channel Code Channel 9, 11, 13, 16
Approval Date 17/6/2004
Natural Features
Weather Wind direction north west with velocity in summer 2-3 on beaufort scale and 3-4 in winter
Humidity 1.30
Raining Seaon Winter
Tide rate 0.46 m over the standard level
Port Geoghraphical location
Dekheila port is a natural extension to Alexandria Port; constructions started in 1980 and the port operated partially in 1986 by operation of minerals berth. El-Dekheila port takes the place of the former Dekheila airport westward Alexandria port with 7 km. from sea and 10 km. from landView the map of Egypt.Click here
Geographical Devisioning
- A bay with high depths near the sea side, which lowers the decontamination coast. The north side is shallowed and includes some small islands serves in lowering the costs of breakwater when constructed.
- A sandy region, which saves debris and building costs.
- Easy linking to the local ways (desert road Alexandria/Egypt) &. the railways
- Port location is near to El-Dekhila steel complex, the free zone & the project of Electricity Generation of West Alexandria which saves transportation cost of needed raw material.

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Current design data for the berths ElDekhela port

Berth No. Designated Length Real Length Designated Draught Real Draught Real mooring Tie No. Fender No.
Min Draught mex Draught Des. Real
1/90 315 315 14/20 10.2 19.8 8 17 17
2/90 300 300 14/20 10.2 19.8 8 8 8
A/91 275 275 14 5 12.8
C/91—B/91 396 396 14 7.6 14.8
92 300 300 15 7.4 15.6 10 42 42
94 1000 1000 14/12 10.8 14.8 36 146 144
96 1000 1000 14/12 11 14.8 33 134 134
98 510 510 12 11.2 15.2 17 50 68

Information about EL-dekhela Port

Statment El Dekhaila Port
water Surface 2.74 m2
Land Surface 3.5 m2
Berths Number 14
Berths Length (m) 7200
Depths (m) 10 - 20 m
Hinterland (m2) 3500000 m2 including administrative buildings & external yards
Terminals Number 6

El-Dekheila Naviagtional Pathways

Navigational Pathways it is 1.5 mile in length, 250 m in width & 20 m in depth.
Manoeuvring Circle it is available for vessels in front of berths with a diameter of 750 m & 20 m depth.
Approaching area To protect the port from widespread waves progressing from the North West with 2250m long. The breakwater extends from Agamy throughout the several natural island and consists of concrete – reinforced stones. The breakwater chart datum varies from 2.77m. to 5.8m, reaching a depth between 10 to 12m and its sloping side is2 :1
Pilotage Follow the same regulations of Alexandria port

EL-Dekheila Yards& Terminal

First : Mineral Ores storing Yards
1. Iron ore storing yards: With an area of 60 thousands m2 with total capacity about 500 thousands ton. 2. coke storing yards: With an area of 18 thousands m2 with total capacity 150 thousands ton, plus 20 thousands m2 for coal storing yards. 3. petroleum coke storing yards: With an area of 10 thousands m2 with the capacity of 350 thousands ton annually.
Second: container handling yards
Container terminal with an area of 408304 m2 with total capacity of 500 thousands containers annually.
Third: General cargos yards
The area of general cargoes terminal is 110 thousands m2.
Fourth: Back yards
The area of these yards is 1 million m2 (approximately).
First: El-Dekhila container terminal
- Total area of terminal is 408304 m2. - Total capacity is 1000000 containers per year. - 300 links to refrigerated containers.
Second: Grains terminal Berths
It is served by berths no. 92, 94/1 , 94/2, 94/3, 94/4 with a total length of 1310 feet and depth of 12 m to 14 m. there are 2 silos with 130,000 tons storage capacity for each. Each.silo is equipped with two suckers with a power of 500 tons per hour each.

Structural Information of El-Dekheila Port

Total Area 6000000 m2
Water Surface Area 2800000 m2
Land Surface Area 3200000 m2
Productivity Features Maximum designed capacity is 20.37 million tons annually divided as following:

Statment

General Cargo 6.10 million ton
Bulk Cargo 6.41 million ton
Liquid Bulk Cargo 4.21 million ton
Containerised Cargo 3.66 million ton
No. of T.E.U 1000000 container
Greatest Ship (can be recieved) Gross tonnage 168000 tons
Maximum Beam 42.67 m
Maximum Draught 18.89 m
Work Hours 24 h on shifts
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