Sokhna Port

Id port ISPS Code

219475

Approval date

July 8, 2004

Time zone

GMT +2 hours

EGAIS

UNCTAD Code

Wave Code VHF

12-16

Coordinates

Long

32 o 21.4 / E

Lat

29 o 39 / N

Description of the port

Is the port of the century and is one of the most modern ports, which were created under the BOT system and managed system of logistics centers, a giant national projects is the result of planning and systematic implementation of a very important stage in the development of Egypt on the global maritime map. Is the first port of a central comprehensive, integrated and multi-purpose and falls under the name "Third Generation ports" to serve export and import operations of general cargo, dry bulk and container handling and is equipped with the latest modern technology.

Site

The port is located on the western coast of the Gulf of Suez on an area of ??22.3 square kilometers and at a distance of 43 km from the city of Suez.

Specifications

Total Area

87.8 square kilometers. (87818000 square meters)

Water Area

65.5 square kilometers. (65518000 square meters)

Land Area

22.3 square kilometers. (2230000 square meters)

Larger view of the port

5.5 square kilometers (5.5 million) m 2

Maximum Capacity (absorptive) 6 million tons per year data as follows:

  • General Cargo 3 million tons
  • Bulk 3 million tons per year
  • The number of 450 thousand TEU containers annually
  • Navigational Features
  • Shipping lanes
  • Channel entrance length of 3650 meters and width 250 meters and a depth of 18 meters to 17 meters at the entrance of the radius of rotation of 560 m 17 m Bgtas.
  • Guidance
  • Pilotage is compulsory in the port
  • Data on workers

Rank Guide

Number of Pilots

Great guides

1

First Pilot

1

  • Berths
  • Berths Information according to their types

Berth Type

Number

Length (m)

Width (m)

Depth (m)

Ro

2

200

30

17

Casting and the general

1

750

30

17

Containers

1

750

30

17

Yachts diameter

1

200

-

5.5

Auxiliary units

1

100

 

5,5

Total

6

2000

   

Pursue the development of the port

  • Contract has been signed franchise development company Sukhna and allow Dubai World to acquire a stake in the ruling Port Development Company Sokhna winning a concession contract management and operation of the first dock of Sokhna port.
  • It is expected that total investment during the next three years to 12 billion pounds.
  • Expected to be completed two projects for the production of ammonia and handling of liquid bulk.
  • Dubai Ports would create a quay length of 1300 meters and draft of 16 meters to accommodate 2 million TEUs per annum and the creation of liquid bulk terminal on an area of ??400 thousand square meters and the station of the general cargo berth of 800 meters.
  • The company will provide 2700 job opportunities.

Contact information

Title

Port of Ain Sokhna - Suez - Sokhna.

Telephone

3710320 - 3710322 / 062

Fax

3191117 - 3191120 / 062