Tripoli (LBKYE)

Port Code LBKYE City Tripoli
Port Name Tripoli,LB Country/Region Lebanon
Category Port City Route NORTH AFRICA
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Tripoli (LBKYE)



      Tripoli, the second largest port city in Lebanon, is the capital of northern Lebanon province. Located at the mouth of Ali River on the east coast of Mediterranean Sea in Northwest Lebanon, also known as "talabulus", with a population of 175000 (1980, including the suburb of Mina), it is the commercial, industrial and tourist center of Lebanon.

      Tripoli's industries include oil refining, soap, tanning, ginning, knitting, tobacco and fruit processing. And for the sponge collection industry center. The main industries include leather, textile, soap, spices, and oil refineries. An important foreign trade port on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea, with railways connecting Beirut and Syria, and oil pipelines connecting Iraqi oil fields.

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Summary of LBKYE

Tripoli, LB Port (Port Code: LBKYE) is a port located at East Mediterranean in Lebanon at coordinates N 34° 28' 07.30" - E 035° 48' 55.54". Opened in 1959, it is owned by Government of Lebanon. The port covers an approximate area of 3 square kilometres (1.2 sq mi), with a water area of 2.2 square kilometres (0.85 sq mi), and the land area composes of 320,000 square metres (3,400,000 sq ft), and a 420,000 square metres (4,500,000 sq ft) dump area adjacent to the current port, reserved for the future Container Terminal and Free Market Zone. There are 8 available berths and 1 wharf. On average 450 ships arrive at the port annually.
The types of vessels regularly calling at the port are General Cargo, Container Ship, Bulk Carrier, Oil/Chemical Tanker and Livestock Carrier. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 336 meters. The maximum draught is 13.8 meters. The maximum Deadweight is 117366t.