Current Nawat at Egyptian ports
  • Red Sea El-Wasm (El-Awaa) Start 16 October - Duration 13 day ، Autumn
  • Mediterranean Sea Next El-Saliba Winds Start 20 October - Duration 3 days ، Mostly` without rains
Commercial Ports
Commercial Ports

Port Description


Port Said port is located on the Northern entrance of the Gulf of Suez. It is considered one of the main Egyptian ports due to its distinguished location at the crossroad of the most important world sea trade route between the East and Europe via Suez Canal, and the most extensive transshipment port in the world.
The port is bordered, seaward, by an imaginary line extending 0.5 N.M. from the western breakwater boundary till the eastern breakwater end. From the Suez Canal area, it is bordered by an imaginary line extending transversely from the southern bank of the Canal connected to Manzala Lake, To the railways arcade livestock.

Port Specifications

Total Area 3 km2 (3000895 m2).
Water Area 1.7 km2 (1733800 m2).
Land Area 1.3 km2 (1267095 m2).
Total Warehouse Area 90000 m2
Container Yard Area 435000 m2.
Total Customs Zone port boundaries
Tanks Area 109473,4 m2.








Maximum Capacity 12,175 million tons / year as follows:

  • General Cargo: 4,9 million tons.
  • Dry bulk cargoes: 2,54 million tons.
  • Containerized cargo:4,735 million tons.
  • The number of TEU: 800000 TEUs.
  • Passenger: 300,000 passengers.
  • Container discharging rate: 25 containers/hrs.
  • Working Hours 24 hour daily

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