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I2 data about East Port Said port future

 We publish here future outlook for East Port Said port set by Economic authority based on international studies and it includes the following points:

Port’s berths reaching total length of 12.4km, this through implementation of second stage of berths of length 5km besides first stage and in addition to port’s current berth reaching 2.4km.   

Developing the port to increase berths depth to 22m once second stage is implemented, despite current port depth reaching 18.5m; considered deepest port in Egypt and this is the final shape of the berth after accomplishment of dredging works

 Total land area of East Port Said 14km2 amongst which 9.2km2 including  area of current container terminal  reaching  4.8 and 1.2 km2 ; area of logistic  Zone to be implemented inside port.  

 The area 9.2 km2 of total port land area  includes 1.2 km2 of container terminal  and 8 km2  constituting  hinterland areas of new berths “ fisrt stage”  at port of length 5km.  

Fisrt stage of new berth is implemented under Armed Forces Engineering authority supervision

Current depth of port is 18.5m and it is biggest depth of Egyptian ports targeting to reach 22m..

East Port Said port is located amongst total area of East Port Said reaching more than 100km2

Implementing an industrial zone on an area of 59.5km2 and implementing 3 logistic zones of total area reaching nearly24km2  

Logistic zones at East Port Said Zone are distributed as follows:  

A logistic Zone inside port of an area 4.8 km2 and two zones outside port

One of the logistic zones that are to be implemented outside port at East port Said Zone is the Russian industrial zone of an area about 5.2km2.

Commencement of work in Tunnel dredging project at East Port Said port has started May 2015 and such tunnels a powerful point for East Port Said Zone developmental project and its importance lie in  linking Sinai  and Canal countries specially  Port Said and also with valley and delta.  

Number of Port Said tunnels is two at north and west and length of each 2.8 km underneath SC navigational channel.

Current port’s length 18.5m and it is biggest depth of Egyptian ports all over the republic and its targeted length is to reach 22m.

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