The Port of Alexandria is on the West Verge of the Nile Delta between the Mediterranean Sea and Mariut Lake in Alexandria, Egypt and is considered the second most important city and the main port in Egypt. Alexandria port consists of two harbours (East and West) separated by a T-shaped peninsula. The East harbour is shallow and is not navigable by large vessels. The West harbour is used for commercial shipping. The harbour is formed by two converging breakwaters.
Maximum Capacity 6.37 million tons/year as follows 2.2 million tons (General Cargo) 4.17 .million tons (dry bulk) 750000 passengers Max Ship Depth that can be accommodared reaches 14m.Working Hours:Throughout 24 hours.
Pilotage is compulsory. Pilots board vessels at the inner edge of the entrance channel. The port provides VHF and radar controlled pilotage. .