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.
Maximum Capacity 12,175 million tons / year as follows:
Main Channel: 8 km. Length, 13.72m. depth.
East Verge waterway: 19.5 km. length, 18.29m. depth
Breakwaters: Two breakwaters protect the port entrance channel. the western breakwater is about 3.5 miles long, and the eastern breakwater is about 1.5 miles long.
The Suez Canal dwelling area is located between latitudes 31 21 N and 31 25 N and longitudes 32 16.2 E and 32 20.6 E, where vessels awaiting to enter Port-Said Port stay, whether to join the North convoy to cross the Suez Canal to carry out stevedoring operations or to be supplied with provisions and bunkers. The waiting area is divided into two sections:
- The Northern Area: located between latitudes 31 23.4 N and 31 24.8 N and longitudes 32 16.2 E and 32 20.2 E, allocated for vessels with deep drafts.
- The Southern Area: located between latitudes 31 21.3 N and 31 22 N and longitudes 32 16.2 E and 32 20.6 E, allocated for all vessel types.
Pilotage is compulsory in Port-Said west Port, and it is performed by the Suez Canal Authority, in return for fixed fees.
Berths Information according to their types
Services and facilities at the port
Gate No. 20 Exit small cars
Gate No. 21 Entry Small cars until 3pm and then it closes
Gate No. 34 Entry outgoing trucks
Gate No. 30 Entry and Exit Free zone from 8 am to 5 pm
Gate No. 35 Exit inbound trucks
Gate No. 36 Entry of all types of exports
Gate No. 37 Entry and Exit cargo train
Gate No. 40 is only for Port Said Container Company exit to the outside yard
Gate No. 41 Petroleum Companies
Gate No. 42 of the Egyptian Oil Company
Gate No. 43 in front of Gate 42 dedicated to warehouses and Mobil Petroleum
Gate 5 is currently closed
Gate No. 1 is closed because there are no cruise ships
Gate No. 2 is closed because there are no cruise ships
Gate No. 8, entry to the tourist walk
Gate 10 is closed
Bunkering and Supplies:
Ship supplies: Ships can obtain all their needs of fresh food as well as from fresh water, and the port has all the medical services needed by ships, and one of the features of Port Said Port ( West) The places where the supply service is provided for these ships during their transit without the need to stop at the port.
Ship repair: This main activity is carried out in Port Said Port (west) of the Port Said Naval Shipyard of the Suez Canal Authority. It currently owns three floating docks, the first with a tonnage of 25,000 tons, the second with a cargo of 10,000 tons, and the third with a cargo of 5,000 tons, and it provides its services to transiting ships. For the channel or frequented on the port, the shipyard also builds new ships, which is a new and vital industry that deserves attention and development.