Port Location Map

 Location Map
 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.

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 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 ZoneOil 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.