El Suweis (EGSUZ)

Port Code EGSUZ City Suez
Port Name El Suweis Country/Region Egypt
Category Port Route THE RED SEA
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of El Suweis (EGSUZ)



      Suez Port is a port on the southern border of the Suez Canal in Egypt It is bounded by an imaginary line extending the distance from Ras-El-Adabieh to the source of Moussa, including the northern coast, until the entrance of the Suez Canal. Initially the port of Tewfik (or port Taufiq ) was appointed as the entrance to the canal. The Port of Suez and a larger area including multiple harbors.


Enclosed on the breakwater is the artificial El Mira-El Qaida bay.

  • West of the entrance to the port of Taufik Suez Canal. It uses a closed Ibrahim dock .
  • The oil terminal is in the western part of El Al-Qaeda Bay.
  • Anzhaikou Fishing Port. The border is restricted by the port breakwater.

The waters outside the boundaries of Ibrahim Dock, Oil Dock, Ataka Port, Adabiya Port and the new oil berth are within the jurisdiction of the Suez Canal.

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Summary of EGSUZ

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.