Sokhna Port

​Identification number
​Approval Date
​Time Zone
​GMT +2
​12 16
​ISPS Code Source
​32ْ 21.4 / E
​29ْ 39 / N

Natural Characteristics
​Winds are north and north west
​Water Density
​1.04 g/cm3
​Raining Season
​Tidal range and flow:
​1.2 m. to 2.1 m.

Port Description

It is the port of 21st century. It is considered one of the recent ports that were established by B.O.T system. It ismanaged via logistic centers. It is regarded as one of the huge national projects. It is also the result of planning,regular executing for an important phase concerning the position of Egypt on the map. It is considered the firstcomprehensive and multi purpose hub port. It comes under what is called "Third Generation ports" to serve exportand import operations of general cargo, bulk and container handling. It is also equipped with ultimate technology.

Location of the port

It is located on the western coast of Suez gulf, on a distance 22.3 km2 and away from Suez city 43 km.

Port Specifications
​Total Area
​87.8 km2. (87818000 m2)
​Water Area
​65.5 km2. (65518000 m2)
​Land Area
​22.3 km2. (2230000 m2)
​Maximum Port Width
​5.5 km2(5500000 m2).
Maximum Capacity 6 million ton/year:

General Cargo 3 million ton/year
Bulk 3 million ton/year
TEU Capacity :450000 TEUs /year

Navigation Features

Navigation Channels

Entrance channel of length 3650m. and width 250m. depth from 18m. up to 17m. in an entrance of diameter 560m.with a draft of 17m.


Pilotage is compulsory in the port.

​Number of Pilots
​Senior Pilot
​First Pilot

Berths Information according to their types
​Berth Type
​Number of Berths
​Length (m.)
​Width (m.)
​depth (m.)
​Ro Ro
​Bulk & General
​Tug Craft
​Assigning units

Address: Ein El-Sokhna Port, Suez– El-Sokhna.
Telephone: (062) 3710322-3710320.
Fax: (062) 3191117-3191120.