longitude34o 39′ E
latitude28o 57′ N
Port Data
Approval Date12/2012
Time Zone+2 GMT
VHF12 16
Natural Characteristics
WeatherPrevailing winds are north to north western.
Water Density1.04 g/cm3
Raining Seasonwinter
Tidal range and flow1.3 m. to 2.3 m.


Nuwaiba port is located on the western coast of Aqaba bay, approx. 168 km. North of Sharm El-Sheikh, and 64 km. south of Taba.

Port Specifications:

Total Port Area:9937500 m2
Water Area:9531000 m2
Land Area:406500 m2
Warehouses and yards Area:168500 m2

The maximum capacity:

  • 1.9 million tons general cargo.
  • 1 million passengers yearly.
  • Working Hours: 24 hr/day.



Pilotage is compulsory, The port provides VHF and radar controlled pilotage.


RankNumber of Pilots
Senior Pilot1
Second Pilotage1

Marine units (1) marine tug

No.Unit Name Propeller TypeBuild DateCurrent Place Main Dimensions Gross TonnageGTMain Mchines Speed(knots) Tensile Strength (Tons)
HeightWidthDepthDraftHorse PowerType
1Taba 2Traditional2003Nuweiba port288.63.64.53001200*2Yanmar1225


Berths Information according to their types

Berth TypeNumber of BerthsAuxiliary BerthsLength (m.)Depth (m.)
Passenger& Cargo31 . 2 .33858

:Port services and facilities


  • 2 entrance gates for individuals
  • 1 emergency gate for triptech
  • 2 triptych exit gates
  • 3 truck entry gate
  • 1 emergency gate for trucks
  • 2 entry gates for Triptych
  • 2 Passenger entry and exit gates.
  • 3 truck exit gate

Bunkering and Supplies:

  • Fresh water
  • Solar - Diesel
  • Spare parts
  • Supply ships
  • Dirty water reception.
  • Food stuff
  • Fumigation
  • Pilotage and tugging
  • Oils
  • Light fuel
  • Heavy fuel
  • Machinery requirements.
  • Accomodation requirements.
  • Ship repair: a workshop is available for simple repair.
  • Cleaning fees: 5% of total fees for all vessel types except for general cargo vessels it's 3%.

Security, Safety and Environmental Preservation Properties :

  • Rescue and fire fighting: A 1800 hp tug equipped with fire extinguishing pumps with 400 tons/hr capacity.
  • Medical Facilities: ambulance - hygienic isolation.
  • Pollution combating: anti-fouling equipment are available.
Address Nuwaiba Port, South Sinai.