Misurata Port

Misurata Port

Port Descreption

  • Location : Located in Qasr Ahmed Area 250 km East from Tripoli.


General Overview

All berths are well foundered with sufficient mooring facilities. well organized.

  • The harbor covers an area of approx 3.0sq km and is protected by 2 breakwaters, 2,000m and 700m in length respectively.
  • Traffic Figures : Approx 200 vessels visiting the port annually.
  • Load Line Zone : Summer.
  • Max Draft : 10.8 m draft can be accommodated.
  • Max LOA : 190 m.
  • Max Beam : 25 m

Pre Arrival Information

  • ETA : All vessels calling libyan ports must inform port control 12 hours before arrival.
  • Radio : VHF CH16.



Navigation

  • Latitude : 32°22'N
  • Longitude : 015°14'E
  • Time Zone : GMT +2
  • UNCTAD Code : LYMRA








Sea buoys, fairways and channels: Entrance to the port is via a channel 12.0m in depth, then between 2 breakwaters 150m apart.

  • TUGBOAT AND Pilot : Compulsory, the pilot
  • boarding position is 0.5nm E of the Fairway Buoy. Pilots are available from 0800-22:00 hrs
  • Anchorages : The anchorage area for vessels awaiting a berth is within 1.5nm of Lat 32°23'N, Long 015°18'E, approx 4.75nm E of Ras al Barq light. The holding ground is poor and it is therefore advisable to leave the anchorage at the first sign of the approach of bad weather.
  • Tidal range and flow : Range 0.5m
  • Dock density : 1026
  • Weather: Prevailing windsw : N'ly
  • Charts : BA 3353. Admiralty Pilot NP49

Berths and Cargo

  • Names/Nos : General cargo/Bulk berths: There are 5 berths available, each 180m in length with 11.0 m depth alongside. One berth is used for grain cargoes, the emainder being used for general cargoes.
  • Ro-Ro berths : There is 1 berth in the S port area used for ro-ro traffic. The berth is 200m in length, with a depth alongside of 10.00m.
  • Storage : There is 22,500m2 of covered storage and OVER 50,000 m2 of open storage area available. The grain berth is provided with a silo.

General

  • Bunkers/water/stores : Fresh water: Available
  • Medical facilities : Medical facilities are available
  • Transport : Nearest airport: Tripoli International Airport (250km).
  • Public holidays : Mar 8, May 25, Jun 11, Jul 23, Sep 1 and Oct 7.' Variable dates: El Mouled el Nabawi, Aid el Fitr, Aid el Adha' Higri New Year. Fri is a weekly port holiday.
  • WORKING HOURS : FROM 8:00 TO 19:00 HRS FOR GENERAL CARGO
  • CONTAINER VESSELS : 24 HOURS
  • Misurata ordered 11 new cranes , which now operated by the stevedoring and are full in function cap. Of 60 to 120 ton.








Addresses

  • Port Authority : General Ports & Lights Authority
  • Harbour Office : Qasr Ahmed - Libya
  • Tel : +218 51 2 21094 /li>