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Location: 30:25N

The port covers an area of about m2.
The port has a beacon with a height of ft . and a range of nautical miles.
Size of covered storage = 1,800,000 m2
Annual Capacity for one shift = 1,240,,000 tons
Annual Capacity for two shifts = 2,232,000 tons


Mr AM Mogaavn

Mr A L Naas

Capt A Nassef, Port General Director


Location: Homs (Khoms) is situated on the coast of Libya ! 250km from the tunisian border.

General overview: Homs is now considered as a direct delivery port and is available for the handling of cars, containers and other cargoes which need not be stored in closed storage.

Load Line zone: Summer.

Max size: Max 14,SOOdwt.


ETA's: ETA is to be sent on departure from previous port and also 24 hours prior to arrival. The port can accept diverted vessels with an hours notice.

Communications: Radio: VHF: Communication with Port Authority on Ch 16 and with the pilot station on Ch 08, 10 and 12.

Health regulations: The vessel should have a clean Bill of Health or equivalent document from the last port of call. The vessel's Master and all crew should possess International Health certificates showing a valid smallpox vaccination certificate.

Customs and immigration: Libyan customs and immigration officials wit board the vessel as soon as possible, after arrival, to give inward clearance and Pratique services, Libyan Government Regulations are strictly enforced.

Cigarettes, cigars, tobacco, matches, spirits, wines, beers, perfume, arms, ammunition, saccharin and possibly other items have to be locked up under Customs seal, from time of vessels arrival until time of leaving territorial waters. Each person is allowed 25 cigarettes per day of stay, or 25gm of tobacco or

Cigars in lieu thereof.

Customs wilt require the following:

Document Copies

1. Crew List 4

2. Crew Personal Effects Declaration (including cigarettes, etc) 1

3. Stores List 2

4 Passenger List 1

Crew Lists and Crew Personal Effects Declaration must be on the approved Libyan Government documents. Vessels are advised on their initial visit to the terminal to obtain sufficient forms for future visits.

the following are also required:

Document Copies

Cargo Manifests for discharge 6

2. Cargo Manifest for transit cargo with a summary 1

3 Passenger Manifest 1

Clearance from the last port of call will be required by the Government


According to the Libyan “Boycott of Israel” Law, it is considered to be a violation for any vessel calling at Libyan terminals or ports to have on board any item whatsoever of Israeli and South African origin regardless of the country from which it was actually obtained. This law is strictly enforced and the min penalties will Probably include a fine and confiscation of all such items.

Flags: During loading or unloading the international code flag “B” shall be displayed in accordance with the International Code Signal agreement.

Notices of readiness: NOR is tendered once berthed alongside

General notices & regulations: All related Libyan regulations must be met for Port of Homs . For more detailed information ship's owners may contact any Libyan marine agent


Port limits: The port water area is limited by the following co-ordinates,

1. 32°41'N 014°25'E

2. 32°39'N 014°13'E

3. 32°39'N 014°18'E

4. 32°41'N 014°18'E

Sea buoys, fairways and channels: The least depth is 13m in the channel

Pilot: Compulsory.

Anchorages: Limited by the following:

1. Lat 32°41'N and Lat 32°42'N

2. Long 014°I7'E and Long 014°18'E.

Anchorage is obtainable in a depth of 10m, rock, with Ra's at Wazif light bea

272° at a distance of 880m.

The anchorage area is a part of the water port area, All vessels must

instructed by the Port Authority and must not shift berth except on the

of the Port Authority.

Dock density: 1025.

Weather: Prevailing wind: NW'ly in winter and Ely-Sly in summer.

Principal navigation aids: As follows:

A new lighthouse F1(3) 18s 75m 24M at approx 32°41'N and 014°13'E

The old lighthouse Fl 3s 26m 12M.

An approaching Racon (3cm and 10cm) Fl(4)RW 15s,

(39°4l'N 014°18E).

Charts: BA 3353. Admiralty Pilot NP49.

Traffic schemes: There are no traffic schemes adopted as the port

controlled by the port radio.

Restrictions: Port operations are restricted to daylight hours.

Tugs: Available.

Coast guard: The port waters are covered by the Libyan Coast Guard.

Pneumatic - Conveyor



Mobile  Harbor Cranes

Fork Lifts

Light Machines
Heavy Machines

Lattice Boom Cranes

Telescopic Boom Cranes

Different Capacity

Container Handling









Berth Type

No of Berths

Length in m.

Depth in m.

General Goods


Repairs: Small repairs can be provided.

Bunkers/water/stores: Fresh water. Available with advance notice.

Bunkering: Available with advance notice.

Medical facilities: Available in Homs .

Transport: Nearest airport Tripoli .

Consuls: Available in Tripoli , 100km,

Banks: Available in Homs city,

Public holidays: Sep 1.

Working hours: Normally 0700-2300hrs.

Developments: The future plan is to cover all storage facilities. Closed storage is now under construction.

Surveyors: Can be provided.

Recreation: There are many ecreational activities available.

Garbage: Garbage disposal is available by arrangement with the ship's agent.

Officials and visitors: Visitors are permitted by arrangement with the port Authority.

Fumigation: Available.


Port Authority

Homs Port Authority, Port Office, Shat Street, Homs , Libya .

Tel: +218 31 21809.

Contact; Mr A M Mogaavn; Capt A Nassef, Port General Director


Bominflot SA, Goya 59 Piso 2, E-2800l Madrid , Spain .

Tel: +34 91 576 8377.

Fax:+34 91 431 0991, email:, Telex: 49212.

Contact; Mr O Elper, Bunker Manager; Mr P Voss, Managing Director.