It is located in the South Bank of Surt Bay, the northern coast of Libya, on the south side of the Mediterranean Sea. It is one of the main oil ports in Libya.It was built in the late 1960s to export crude oil from the zelten basin. The pipeline directly to the oil area is 532km long, with an annual oil transportation capacity of about 48 million tons.The port has a subtropical Mediterranean climate. Strong northwest wind prevails in winter. The sea surface is often accompanied by big waves and surges, and rainstorms often occur.The temperature at noon in summer is about 35 ℃.The annual average rainfall is about 550mm.The tide changes little, and the tide rise is only about 0.3m.Hong Kong is an open sea anchored oil port.There are mainly five oil loading berths in the port area, of which No. 5 berth can berth super tankers with a length of 355m, a width of 56m, a draft of 22.2m and a maximum of 300000 DWT.Handling efficiency: 4000-5400 tons per hour.The depth of the anchorage is 34m.
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As Sidr Port (port code: LYESI), also known as Es Sider Port, is a medium-sized oil terminal in Libya. Located in the South Bank of Surt Bay, it is one of the main oil ports in Libya.
The port exports petroleum through two SBMs situated at the seaward end of submarine oil pipelines. Each year approximately 200 vessels visit the port, among which around 92% are oil tankers. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 278 meters. The maximum draught is 9.8 meters. The maximum deadweight is 164,565t.
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