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El Suweis (EGSUZ)

Suez, Suez Governorates, Egypt

Port Code EGSUZ Port Name El Suweis
City Suez Country/Region Egypt
Port Type Feeder Port Category Port
Latitude 29.9667 Longitude 32.55
El Suweis port (port code: EGSUZ), also known as Suez port, is a large port in Egypt. It lies at the southern end of the Suez Canal and the head of the Gulf of Suez, approximately 170 kilometers south of Port Said.
The contains two harbors, Port Ibrahim and Port Tawfiq, and covers a large area of Egypt’s Eastern Desert. Port Ibrahim provides berths for general cargo and passenger vessels, and Port Tewfik is used to accommodate passenger vessels in transit.
The port is connected by both highway and rail networks with Cairo and Port Said, and it has pipelines that carry finished petroleum products to Cairo. Port Suez is also a resting point for Muslim pilgrims going to and from the holy city of Mecca.
The port handles approximately 2,400,000TEU and 900 vessels annually. The types of vessels regularly calling at this port are bulk carriers, accounting for about 44%; oil/chemical tankers, taking up around 18%; and general cargo vessels, taking a proportion of 13%. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 400 meters. The maximum draught is 16.6 meters. The maximum deadweight is 319,191t.

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