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Beirut (LBBEY)

Beirut, Beirut Governorate, Lebanon

Port Code LBBEY Port Name Beirut
City Beirut Country/Region Lebanon
Port Type Main Port Category Port City
Latitude 33.9092 Longitude 35.5188
Beirut Port (port code: LBBEY) is the primary port of the Lebanon and one of the busiest ports in the eastern Mediterranean region. Situated between Nahr Beirut and Ras Beirut, 3.5 nautical miles west, it is considered the gateway to the Middle East.
Covering an area of 120 hectares, the port has 4 basins divided into 16 quays, with new deep-water container berths in operation. There are 12 warehouses in the port, including our warehouses for general cargo that cover 2.6 hectares, three warehouses for cargo consolidation that cover an area of two hectares, three warehouses for automobiles that cover a total area of 1.8 hectares, a two-acre open warehouse for cars and heavy-load engines and a 1.3-acre warehouse for hazardous goods.
The port handles more than 5.7 million tons of cargo and 527,200TEU annually. Principal exports leaving this port are cereals, fruit, vegetables, wool, cement and other manufactured goods. Main imports entering this port include industrial and manufactured goods, timber, iron and petroleum products.
Each year approximately 2,100 vessels and 2,700 passengers call at this port. The port has facilities for handling most types of vessels including general cargo, containers, bulk carriers and tankers. The types of vessels regularly calling at this port are cargo vessels, accounting for about 74%; and tankers, taking up around 15.5%. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 367 meters. The maximum draught is 15.4 meters. The maximum deadweight is 160,200t.

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