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Bejaia (DZBJA)

Bejaia, Bejaia, Algeria

Port Code DZBJA Port Name Bejaia
City Bejaia Country/Region Algeria
Port Type Feeder Port Category Port City
Bejaia Port (port code: DZBJA) is one of the three largest oil ports in Algeria. It is situated at the mouth of the Wadi Soummam, 200 kilometers east of Algiers.
Covering 17.5 thousand square meters of covered storage and 400 thousand square meters of open storage yards, the port consists of 3 basins with 24 berths protected by breakwaters. The main basin, mainly serving oil tankers, covers 75 hectares of water surface and has depths ranging from 10 to 13.5 meters. The basin of the old port covers 26 hectares of water surface, and its quays have alongside depths from six to eight meters. The back port basin covers 55 hectares of water surface and has depths from 10 to 12 meters. The entrance channel is 320 meters wide with a depth of 13.5 meters. Industrial plants for vegetable oil production and refining, wood processing, textile mills and public works plants are all nearby. All types of cargo including containers and oil products can be handled. Road and rail connections are available to other Algerian towns.
Each year approximately 1,000 vessels visit this port, among which about 77% are cargo vessels, and 19% are tankers. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 250 meters. The maximum draught is 11.6 meters. The maximum deadweight is 115,896t.

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