It is considered a natural extension of Alexandria Port. Work has started at Dekheila Port since 1980, and its use has been phased since 1986, when the metal berth (berth 90) began operating. The port occupies the former site of the air port of the Dekheila Air Base, west of Alexandria port, about 7 km by sea and about 10 km by land.
The site has the following characteristics:
Maximum Capacity 27.1 million ton/year:
1.5 mile length, 250 m. width, 20 m. depth.
750 m. diameters, 20 m. depth for vessel maneuvering.
Main breakwater To protect the port from the prevailing waves progressing from the North West 2250 m. long. The breakwater extends from Agamy throughout the existing natural islands, and consists of concrete – reinforced stones. The
breakwater Chart datum varies from 2.77 m. to 5.8 m., reaches a depth between 10, 14 and the side sloping is 2 : 1.
Pilotage Clause (The pilotage fee is determined in the pilotage areas in ports in accordance with Law No. 24 of 1983 and the amendment of categories by Ministerial Resolution No. 488 of 2015. Only exemptions are applied by Law No. 24 of 1983, Article 22.
Towing (train operations are not mandatory for tonnage from zero to 999 tons, and its request is based on the request of the ship’s captain, and tonnages of 1000 tons or more require the availability of tugboats for the total ship
A list of tugboats and auxiliary marine units:
Supply and Bunkering
Security, Safety and Environmental Preservation Properties