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.