Port of Latakia

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Port of Latakia
ميناء اللاذقية
Lattaquie port 1979.jpg
Port of Latakia in 1979
Location
Country Syria
Location Latakia
Latakia Governorate
Coordinates 35°30′48″N 35°46′14″E / 35.51333°N 35.77056°E / 35.51333; 35.77056Coordinates: 35°30′48″N 35°46′14″E / 35.51333°N 35.77056°E / 35.51333; 35.77056
Details
Opened Ancient harbor: 2000 BC
Modern harbor: 1951
Operated by Public Company of the Port of Latakia
Owned by State-owned
Type of harbor Natural
Size of harbor 135 hectares (0.52 sq mi)
Land area 15 hectares (0.058 sq mi)
Size 150 hectares (0.58 sq mi)
Wharfs 32
General Manager Suleiman Asaad Baloush
Cranes 18
Channel depth 14.5 metres (48 ft)
Warehouse space 62.8 hectares (0.242 sq mi)
Statistics
Vessel arrivals 1805
Annual cargo tonnage 8,093,000
Website
http://www.lattakiaport.gov.sy/

The Port of Latakia (Arabic: ميناء اللاذقية‎) is the main seaport in Syria. It is located on the Mediterranean Sea in the city of Latakia.

General statistics[edit]

In 2008, the port handled about 8 million tonnes of cargo.

General statistics between 2002 and 2008 [1]
Year 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Imports * 3.644 3.871 5.083 6.239 6.931 6.349 6.800
Exports * 0.905 0.996 1.019 1.083 1.162 1.471 1.262
* figures in millions of tonnes

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