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EL - AIN SOKHNA Port

UNCTAD Code : EGAIS

Longitude:        32o 21'E Latitude: 29o 39'N

Time Zone:        GMT +2

VHF:               12   16

 

Computability of port with ISPS code:

Identification      2/9475

Date of approval 8/7/2004

 

Natural Characteristics

 

Weather                  : winds are north and north west

Water Density          : 1.04 (g/cm2)

Raining Season        : Winter

Tidal range and flow:  2.1 m. to 1.2 m.

Port Description


It is the port of 21st century. It is considered one of the recent ports that were established by B.O.T system. It is managed via logistic centers. It is regarded as one of the huge national projects. It is also the result of planning, regular executing for an important phase concerning the position of Egypt on the map.

It is considered the first comprehensive and multi purpose hub port. It comes under what is called "Third Generation ports" to serve export and import operations of general cargo, bulk and container handling. It is also equipped with ultimate technology.

 

Location of the port

It is located on the western coast of Suez gulf, on a distance 22.3 km2 and away from Suez city 43 km.

 

Port Specifications
 


Engineering Features

 

Total Port Area          87818000 m2

Water Area                65.518 sq. km.

Land Area                  22300000 m2

Customs Zone            1 million sq. m.

Maximum Port Length  7 sq. km.

Maximum Port Width   5.5 sq. km

 

Productivity Features

 

Maximum Capacity        4.75 million ton  (General Cargo) and  3.75 million ton bulk

TEU Capacity              100000

 


 Navigation Rules
 

Navigational Channels

 

3650m. long, 250 m. width, 17-18 m. depth entrance channel at the turning circle access.

 

Pilotage

Pilotage is compulsory

 

 

Pilots

              Rank

Number of Pilots

Senior Pilot

1

First Pilot

1

 

 

Berths

 

Berth Type

Number of Berths

Length (m.)

Width (m.)

depth (m.)

Ro Ro

2

200

30

17

Bulk & General 

1

750

30

17

Container

1

750

30

17

Tug Craft

1

200

-

5.5

 Total

5

1900

-

-

 

Contacts


Port Authority

 

Address           Ein El-Sokhna Port, Suez Ė El-Sokhna

Telephone       +(20) 62 710322- 710320

Fax                 +(20) 62 331117- 321120

E-Mail            redseaut@idscl.gov.eg