Suez Port

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El Salam Carducci 82 ship docked at Suez port, March 2006

The Suez Port is an Egyptian port located at the southern boundary of Suez Canal. It is bordered by the imaginary line extending from Ras-El-Adabieh to Moussa sources including the North Coast until the entrance of Suez Canal. Originally Port Tewfik (or Port Taufiq) was named as the entrance of the canal. Port Suez covers a larger area with multiple harbours.

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See also: Suez

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Photograph of the port and city which are the southern terminus of the Suez Canal that transits through Egypt and debouches into the Mediterranean Sea near Port Said

Enclosed in breakwaters is the artificial El Mira-El Gedda bay.

  • Port Tawfik To the West of the Suez Canal entrance. It uses the enclosed Ibrahim Dock.
  • Petroleum Dock in the Western part of the El Gedda bay.
  • Ataka Port fishing port. Borders are limited by the port breakwaters.

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

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Coordinates: 29°57′0″N 32°33′0″E / 29.95000°N 32.55000°E / 29.95000; 32.55000 (Suez Port)