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Petroleum Ports
Petroleum Ports

Mersa Badran

Mersa Badran

Time Zone GMT +2



Long 33 o 07.82 \ E
Lat 28 o 56.08 \ N


Port Description

Port Establishment Decree 140 / 1974.
Port License Decree 503 / 2002.
Port License Duration 1/10/2002 - 30/9/2012.
Port Activity Reception of oil tankers – oil shipping services - petrol shipping – petrol navigational services port.


Port Characteristics

Total Area 1500 m2
Vessels served by the port Oil vessels with tonnage reaching 130000 tons till 250000 tons.
Average Received Vessel Every Year 48 vessels


Port Description and Constituents

It is a maritime platform affiliating Suez petrol co. extended 800m inside the sea and protected completely from northern and east north and west north winds. It is also open for southern winds and located at 69 m from Suez Canal outside the residential area.

Buoys SPM receiving tankers with 130.000 – 250.000 tonnage and 32 m depth .
Suez Berth Suez berth for petrol of 800 m length
One Maritime Berth It is of 130 m length and 5m Depth


Navigational Features

  • A white light at the end of the breakwater with a red light fixed used in approach.
  • Red light at the end of the units mooring berth.

Approach Area

  • Identifying and locating the port is done by G.p.S.
  • The port is located by a provision buoy on the north of the berth.
  • The port is also located by a northern.
  • The Approach line was a 90o and some changes was done at the end of the breakwater and the berth light.

Port Services and Facilities


  • A unit for the reception and treatment of oil services vessels wastes.
  • Pollution prevention units – fire fighting – training crew.
  • Fresh water - Fuel station - Electricity - Sewage


It is provided with navigational services during morning only.


Administration Petroleum General Egyptian Authority
Port Manager Hatem Asfour
Address Palestine street-4th district – Maadi
Telephone (02) 7065033
Fax (02) 7065033
Telephone Port (069) 3440105
Fax Port (069) 3440105


Source: Central Department of specialized Ports and Marine Environment