Dekheila :
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Port Map
Port ID Number (ISPS Code)
17350
Approval Date
17 June 2004
ISPS Code Source: http://www2.imo.org/ISPSCode/ISPSPortFacilities.aspx
Longitude
29° 49' E
Time Zone
GMT +2
B.A. Chart No
243-3119
Adm. Med. Pilot
NP 49
Latitude
31° 08' N
Max. Dft.
20 m
Load Line Zone
Summer
VHF
9 11 13 16
UNCTAD Code
EGEDK
 
Description

Location:

Dekheila port is a natural extension to Alexandria Port; constructions started in 1980 and the port became operational in 1986 with the operation of the minerals berth. Dekheila port takes the place of the former Dekheila airport westward Alexandria port, 7 km. distanced from sea and 10 km. from land
Geographical Overview:

- The port area is a large seaward bay; thus reducing dredging costs. Besides, Dekheila port northern
harbour is shallow and consists of various small isles; which decreases costs of construction of breakwaters.
-The port zone is a semi-sandy, thus sparing filling up and construction costs.
-The port can easily be connected to national roadways (Alexandria - Cairo desert road) and to railways.
-The port is in the vicinity of Dekheila Steel Complex, the free zone, and the electric power station westward Alexandria city; which saves material transportation costs.

Port Characteristics:
Weather
                                      Prevailing winds are North West
Wind Scale
                                       2-3 Beaufort (in summer), 3-4 Beaufort (in winter)
Water Density   
1,030
Raining Season
Winter
Tidal range and flow
0.46m.
 
Specifications
Engineering Features
Total Area                      6 sq. km. (approximately)
Water Area                    2.74 sq. km.
Land Area                      3.2 sq. km.
Productivity Features
Maximum Capacity 11.5 million ton/year
TEU Capacity                500000
Max. Ship Size                170000 GRT (general cargo   vessel)
Working Hours              24 h. (scheduled time)
 
Navigation
  

Approach Area:


Navigation Channels 1.5 mile length, 250 m. width, 20 m. depth
Turning Circle    750 m. diameter, 20 m. depth for vessel maneuvering.

Main Breakwater To protect the port from widespread waves progressing from the North West 2250 m. long. The breakwater extends from Agamy throughout the several natural isles, and consists of concrete - reinforced stones. The breakwater Chart datum varies from 2.77 m. to 5.8 m., reaches a depth between 10, 12 and the side sloping is 2:1

Prohibited Anchorage Area:

Arriving vessels are accommodated at the external dwelling area, piloted to the outer harbour anchorage area, and then moored on the designated berth at the inner anchorage area.

Pilotage:

Following Alexandria Port applicable regulations.

Tugging:

according to law 24 for year 1983 and its amendments
 
The port is prot
Berths
                                        Berths Information according to their types
Berth Type
Number of Berths
Auxiliary Berths
Length (m.)
Depth (m.)
From
To
Oil
3
91/A, 91/B, 91/C
690.07
13.41
13.59
Minerals
2
90/1, 90/2
640.08
13.41
22.00
General cargo
3
92, 94/1, 94/2
792.48
12.80
13.41
Container
4
96/1, 96/2, 96/3 ,96/4
243.84
11.89
11.89
Multi- purpose
1
98/1
228.6
10.06
10.06
Berths subject to Pre-operational   examination
2
94/3, 94/4
487.68
10.67
11.89
Detailed Berths Information
Berth Type
Berth Number
Length (m.)
Depth (m.)
Oil
91/A
288.04
13.41
91/B, 91/C
402.03
13.59
Minerals
90/1
396.24
22.00
90/2
243.84
13.41
General cargo
92
304.80
13.41
94/1, 94/2
487.68
12.80
94/3
487.68
11.89
94/4
10.67
Container
96/1, 96/2, 96/3, 96/4
243.84
11.88
Multi-purpose
98/1
228.60
10.06
 
Equipments
Floating Units and Stevedoring Equipment
The port accommodates Dekheila tugs 1, 2, 3, Youssef  El-Serafy, Nour, Messaha 1, Wardeya 1, 2, anti-pollution crafts 4, 5, 6, mooring crafts 1, 2, 3, 4, pilotage crafts 6, 7, 8
Handling Equipment:
Type of Equipment
Quantity
8 ton-rail- veered -Crane
3
Double-Cabin-Pick-up
3
Single-Cabin-Pick-up
1
Mini Bus
2
Ladder-supported-truck
1
Private Jeep
1
Ambulance
1
Private Car
1

Services

Fresh Water                          Feeders
Fuel                                        Solar
Oils                                        Fumigation
Cleaning                               Diesel
Wastes                                  Spare parts
Foodstuff                             Light fuel oil
Electric appliances              Liquefied gas terminal
Ballast Water Reception    Navigational publications
Provisions Free Zone         Air transport
Accommodation requirements
 
Contacts 

Port Authority:
 
Address: Dekheila Port Authority 106 El Horreya St
(Affiliated to Alexandria Port Authority)
106 El-Horreya Avenue

Telephone  :    03-4408395
Fax              :    03-4408397
Telex           :   ARA UN 54310