longitude 32o 31.8′ E
latitude 29o 57.2′ N
Port Data
Approval Date 19/11/2006
Time Zone +2 GMT
VHF 12 16

Natural Characteristics:

Weather : Prevailing winds are North and north west
Water Density : 1.04 g/cm3
Raining Season : Winter
Tidal range and flow : 1.2 to 2.1 m.

Port Specifications:

Water Area : 158073000 m2 (The area is shared among Suez, Adabiya and Petroleum Dock Ports)
Land Area : 1160000 m2

Maximum Capacity:

  • Liquid Bulk: 4.14 million ton.
  • Working hour : 24 hours daily



Pilotage is compulsory at the Petroleum Dock.


Berths Information according to their types

Berth Type Length (m.) Depth (m.)
Commercial Berth 128 9
Old Commercial Berth (Sourthern berth) 200 9
Scaffolds 1,2,3,4,5 500 9

Berths 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 are cement berths (scaffolds) built into the sea for tankers with a capacity of 18 thousand tons. Berths are equipped with pipelines to receive any type of oil with a depth of 9 meters and the total lengths of scaffolds is 500 meters. There is also 11.5 meters deep panel outside the port to receive petroleum and natural gas tankers with tonnage upto a capacity 40 thousand tons and the maximum length of tankers allowed into the port is 169 meters, with a maximum draught of 9 meters.


  • Gate 1 for Enttrance & Departure.

Bunkering and Supplies

  • Fresh water
  • Solar
  • Food Stuff

Security, Safety and Environmental Preservation Properties

  • Medical care
  • Fire Fighting
  • Pollution combating/prevention.
Address Suez, Port Tawfik – P.O. Box: 1