Location: 32:25N
                  22:42E

The port covers an area of about 480,000 m2.
The port has a beacon with a height of 92 ft . and a range of 11 nautical miles.
Size of covered storage = 4,800 m2
Size of open storage = 207,500 m2
Annual Capacity for one shift = 700,000 tons
Annual Capacity for two shifts = 1,260,000 tons

PRE ARRIVAL INFORMATION

Communications: VHF: Ch 16.

NAVIGATION

Pilot: Compulsory.

Anchorages: Anchorage is to be found 0.5nm off the N breakwater.

The anchorage area for vessels awaiting a berth is within 1.5nm of 32°49.3'N 022°39'E.

All vessels must anchor as instructed by the port authority, and must not shift berth except on the instructions of the port authority.

Tidal range and flow: Range 0.5m.

Dock density: 1025.

Weather: Prevailing winds; N'ly.

Principal navigation aids: Darnah Light (white tower, black stripes, 12m in height) (32°45N 022°41'E) is exhibited approx 1,75nm SE of the harbour.

Charts: 3355. Admiralty Pilot NP49.

Restrictions: Entry during daylight only.

Tugs: There are 3 tugs up to 2,400hp available.

Pneumatic - Conveyor

Trailers

Tractors

Mobile  Harbor Cranes

Fork Lifts

Light Machines
Heavy Machines

Lattice Boom Cranes

Telescopic Boom Cranes

Different Capacity

Container Handling

3[120T/H]

-

3

1

1
1
15
-

Dredgers

Pilot + Pollution control Boats

Floating
Cranes

Fuel
Tankers

Water
Tankers

Tug boats
-
-
-
-
-
2

Berth Type

No of Berths

Length in m.

Depth in m.

General Goods
5
530
9
Dry Cargo
2
200
9
Liquid Cargo
-
-
-
Service Berths
4
200
6

GENERAL

Bunkers/water/stores: Fresh water Available.

Medical facilities: There is a hospital available locally.

Transport: Nearest airport: Benghazi airport 300km,

Public holidays: Mar 8, May 25, Jun 11, Jet 23, Sep I, Oct 7. Variable dates: El Mouled El Nabawi, Aid el Fitr, Aid el Adha & Higri New year.

Fridays are weekly port holidays.

Working hours: Normally 0800-l200hrs, 1300-1700hrs, Overtime 2000-

2400hrs, 0100-0700hrs,

Developments: A new quay 180m in length has recently been completed.

Planned developments are the dredging of the port to a depth of 10m, 900m of new quayage, a container terminal, more transit sheds and a refrigerated warehouse.

ADDRESSES

Port Authority

General Ports & Lights Authority, Derna , Libya . Tel: +218 81 23141

Port Agent

Shahat Shipping Co, P0 Box 2973 , Omar Muktar Street , Benghazi , Libya .

Tel: +218 61 908 1465, Fax: +218 61 909 2025, Telex: 40076 SHAHAT LY.

Contact; Mr Suliman Eminina, Shipping Advisor; Mr A Gargoum,,

email: aligargoum@hotmail.com

Bu nkerer

Bommnflot SA, Goya 59 Piso 2, E-28001 Madrid , Spain .

Tel: +34 91 576 8377, Fax: +34 91 431 0991,

email: a33ee5I8@gncomtext.com, Telex: 49212.

Contact; Mr O Eiper. Bunker Manager; Mr R Voss, Managing Director