Coordinate
longitude 34o 17′ E
latitude 27o 51.2′ N
Port Data
Approval Date 4/2/2009
Time Zone +2 GMT
VHF 12 16
UNCTAD Code EGSSH
Natural Characteristics
Weather Prevailing winds are Northern to north western winds.
Water Density 1.04 g/cm3
Raining Season winter
Tidal range and flow 1.3 m. To 2.3 m

Port Description:

Location

Sharm El-Sheikh port is 380 km south of Suez Governorate, 156 mile from suez port and 490 km. from Cairo. It is located on top of the triangle of Sinai Peninsula, on the junction of Suez and Aqaba Gulfs in South Sinai Governorate.

Port Specifications:

Total Port Area : 88135787 m2
Water Area : 88119000 m2
Land Area : 16787 m2
Total Yards Area : 86857 m2
Maximum Capacity : 100 passengers

Navigation:

Pilotage:

pilotage is Compulsory – There are 105 buoys for mooring and accommodating yachts and vessels.

Pilots:

Pilot Rank Number of Pilot
Third pilot 1
Senior Pilot 1

Nautical units (1) marine tug

No. Unit Name Propeller Type Build Date Current Place Main Dimensions Gross Tonnage Main Mchines Speed(knots) Tensile Strength (Tons)
Height Width Depth Draft Horse Power Type
1 Gihad 3 Traditional 1982 Sharm El-Sheikh port 29.3 7.42 3.36 2.75 128 800*2 Yanmar 12 20

Berths:

Detailed Berths Information

Berth type Berth No. Length (m) Maximum Draft (m) Number of Bollards
Passengers 1 570 5:10 m 5
Passengers 2 116 5 --

Security and Facilities:

Gates:

  • Entrance & Departure gate.
  • A gate allocated for the yacht berth.

Repairs:

A dock for simple repair operations is available.

Bunkering and Supplies:

  • Fresh water
  • Solar
  • Diesel
  • Spare parts
  • Bunkering vessels
  • Waste water reception
  • Fumigation
  • Food stuff
  • Pilotage and tugging/towage

Security, Safety and Environmental Preservation Properties:

  • Medical Care
  • Fire Fighting
  • Pollution combating/Prevention
Contacts
Address Sharm El-Sheikh Port, South Sinai
Telephone 069-3660209
Fax 069-3660557