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Petroleum Ports
Petroleum Ports

Ras Gharib

Time Zone GMT +2



Long 33 o 6 \ E
Lat 28 o 21.3 \ N




Port Characteristics

Water Area 6000 m2
Port Establishment Resolution 112 / 1985
Port Licensing Resolution 555/ 2012
Duration of the License 1/10/2002 – 30/9/2012
Port Activity Oil shipping and services
Port Capacity (vessel) 5 tankers/ Month - 30 barrel/daily








Description and Constituents of the Port


The port is located 205 km south Adabiya on the West Bank of the Gulf of Suez , 150km from Hurghaga and 225 km from Suez the Port can be used day and night

Berth Characteristics

The Port is composed of 2 Scaffold for Pilotage and service vwssels ( 120&60m lenght,3-4m depth ) and 3 anchors for tankers,only one of them's in use comosed of 6 buoys.

Navigational Aids

  • Ras Gharib lighthouse: at 21.2/ 28 north K 6.8/ 33 east.
  • There are 2 congruent navigational Aids at the berth:
    • Two signs with green light to enter the northern platform.
    • Two signs with red light to enter the southern platform.

Services and Facilities of the Port


Availability of all preventive equipment against fire, explosions and pollution that may occur during dangerous material handling.

Fresh water- electricity - fuel station


Waste reception and treatment unit Navigational aids for tanker reception are available by daytime only.


Owner Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation
Administration Petroleum General Egyptian Authority
Address 4 Palestine street-fourth district – Maadi – Cairo.
Telephone 02/4030975 -7065033
065/3620011 - 065/3620029
Fax 02/7065030