Port of Alger, Algeria commercial port in North Africa. Located in the middle of the northern Mediterranean coast of the country, it is close to the northeast of the port city. By sea, it is 200 nautical miles from the Port of Wahran in the west, 412 nautical miles from the Port of Gibraltar, and 410 nautical miles from the Port of Marseille in the north. The port and wharf are laid out from the north to the south along the land bank. There are 9 large and small jetties extending to the east, surrounded by three breakwaters in the northeast, east and south, enclosing the port into three major commercial ports in the north, middle and south. The North Port also includes 3 small harbor basins with a water depth of 2.5-11.8 meters along the side and 14 berths; the middle harbor basin includes 2 small harbor basins with a water depth of 6.2-10.3 meters along the side and a total of 8 wharves; the south port pool includes 4 small harbor basins with a water depth of 7 -11.2 meters, a total of 15 piers. There are a total of 54 berths in the port. The total length of the dock line is 9,519 meters, which can allow 25,000-ton ships to enter the port at any time. All docks are equipped with 3-6 tons of cranes. There are also two tanker berths outside the port, with a water depth of 11.58 meters along the side.
The national company is responsible for coordinating the port of Algiers for the maritime and Algerian navigation companies, but the semi-autonomous port authority operates the port.
The port of Algiers is protected by five man-made dams totaling 6 kilometers long and protected by a 2.6 kilometers breakwater parallel to the coast. The port surface of Algiers includes 75 hectares in the Old Port Basin, 35 hectares in the Aga Basin and 74 hectares in the Mustafa Basin. The port contains 36 piers with a total length of 8,600 meters and a depth from 5 to 12 meters along the way.
The access channel of the old port in the north of Algiers port is 176 meters long and 22 meters deep. The access channel to the southern part of the Mustafa Basin is 240 meters long and 16 meters deep. Ships needed for piloting enter and exit the port.
The Port of Algiers provides a pier with a total length of 8,600 meters. There are a total of 3,300 meters of terminal input for general cargo. The Port of Algiers includes more than 1,000 meters of container terminals , 682 meters dedicated to naval repair docks, 610 meters of quays dedicated to oil products, and 577 meters of fishing fleets, as well as other terminals that specialize in Grain, containers, asphalt, fuel and passengers.
Algiers Modern Harbor Station, located in the port of Terminal 11, handles both passengers and cars. With a length of 300 meters and a depth of 9 meters beside it, it has the capacity to serve 350,000 passengers per year.
Terminal 37 specializes in processing petroleum products in the Port of Algiers. Terminal 37 specializes in handling refined oil. It is 610 meters long and has a depth of 10.3 meters next to it.
A total of 8,600 meters in the Algiers port terminal, 6900 meters of terminal handling trade goods, 300 meters long to go up and down passengers, and 821.8 meters to handle port services. Trade-related terminals include 3,500 meters of general cargo, 1,900 meters of containers, 873 meters of grain processing, and 577 meters of fishing. Services include a 140-meter terminal tractor and a 681.8-meter navy repair.
Port 26 in Algiers has a depth of 6 meters next to the 398-meter-long wharf, and terminal 35, which only handles grain, is a 9-meter-depth and 475-meter-long simultaneous processing of grain and fuel.
The four terminals only handle containers in Algiers Port, and the three terminals handle containers and other commodities. With a length of 110 meters and a depth of 6.3 meters, Terminal 19 handles containers and general cargo. Pier 18 is along a depth of 7.3 meters and a length of 276 meters. It handles containers and general cargo. Terminal 31, with a length of 459 meters and a depth of 9.5 meters next to it, handles containers and asphalt.
The container terminal of Algiers Port is only 1088 meters in total. They include Pier 22P with a length of 145 meters and a depth of 8.8 meters, Pier 33 with a length of 435 meters and a length of 9 meters, Pier 34 with a length of 171 meters and a length of 9.5 meters, and Pier 30 with a length of 337 meters. The depth is 10.5 meters.
Opened in 1998, the Algiers Container Terminal covers 17,18 hectares, including a 600-meter terminal with four berthing stations and a depth from 9 to 11 meters along. The container terminal has a loading/unloading area of 4800 square meters and a maintenance workshop of 2000 square meters.
Piers 1 to 4 in the port of Algiers are dedicated to fishing and have a total length of 577 meters. Pier 1 is 140 meters long along a depth of 2.7 meters. Pier 2, with 5.9 meters of sectors, 38 meters long. Pier 3 is 121 meters long with a depth of 3.8 meters next to it. Pier 4 is 278 meters long along a depth of 6 meters.
Algiers Terminal XVI Port serves general cargo from 125 to 556 meters in length and depth, from 6 to 10 meters. Pier 24/25 is 207 meters long with a depth of 6 meters. With a depth of 6.5 meters side by side, Pier 5 is 174 meters long, and Pier 21 is 190 meters long. Pier 7 is 185 meters long along a depth of 6.8 meters.
With a depth of 7 meters side by side, Pier 36 is 170 meters long at the port of Algiers, Pier 32 is 173 meters long, and Pier 23 is 360 meters long. Port 32 of Algiers terminal handles fuel in addition to general cargo. Pier 17 is 221.5 meters long along a depth of 7.3 meters. With a depth of 8 meters next to it, the pier is 8262.5 meters long and the pier 20 is 300 meters long. Pier 22 is 555.8 meters long along a depth of 8.4 meters.
While handling general cargo in the port of Algiers, Pier 23P is next to the depth of 9 meters and is 145 meters long, and Pier 9 is 288 meters long along the depth of 9.2 meters. Pier 6 is 137 meters long along the depth of 9.6 meters, and Pier 10 is 125 meters long with a depth of 10 meters next to it.
The Algiers service terminal port includes a tugboat terminal with a length of 166.8 meters and a depth of 9.2 meters. There are four naval repair docks totaling 681.8 meters and range from 7.3 to 10 meters deep. Pier 15 is 124 meters long along a depth of 7.3 meters. Pier 16 is 216 meters long along a depth of 8.3 meters. Pier 13 is 166.8 meters long along a depth of 9.2 meters, and Pier 14 is 175 meters long with a depth of 10 meters next to it.
There are two dry docks in the port of Algiers. The larger facility has a 136-meter-long wharf that is 18.5 meters wide and has a depth of 8 meters. The smaller one is 74 meters long and 15.5 meters wide.
Algiers Port provides nearly 28 hectares of storage space, including 16 warehouses covering 4.9 hectares with a capacity of 120,000 tons of goods, and 12 hectares of open code with a capacity of 8 million tons. It has a capacity of 200,000 tons, a dry dock, and a granary for ship maintenance. In 2007, the port of Algiers handled more than 11 million tons of cargo.