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Syrian Ports The Syrian Chamber of Shipping
Syria’s Strategic Geographic Location Syria enjoys a strategic geographical site rendering it as a crossing gate between the East and the West. It’s an essential transport link between the three continents Asia, Europe and Africa on the one hand, and the Mediterranean, the Arabian Gulf and Eastern Asia on the other providing the shortest and cheapest trade routes.
Crossroads for three continents ( Asia, Africa, and Europe)
Located at east coast of the Mediterranean, Syria’s two major seaports (Lattakia & Tartous) are regarded as a crossing point of the East and West dating back in history to the Phoenician era. 45 km 509 km 317 km
Located at east coast of the Mediterranean, Syria’s two major seaports (Lattakia & Tartous) are regarded as a crossing point of the East and West dating back in history to the Phoenician era. 110 km 487 km 244 km
LATTAKIA PORT Site Latitude: 35. 5318642° Longitude: 35. 75483515° Climate Temperate below tropical. Min. temp. : 0ºC Max. temp. : 32ºC Prevailing wind: SE&SW. Rainfall: 775 mm. per year. Tidal range: ± 40 cm Distance from Damascus: 348 km.
LATTAKIA PORT General overview The traffic handled by the port is diversified and facilities exist to accommodate, Ro-Ros, container ships, passenger vessels, and general cargo & bulk vessels.
LATTAKIA PORT - The main breakwater is 3166 m long. - Coastal protection area of 1500 m. - Internal basin area of 835 m long and a draft ranging from 3 m-4. 5 m. - 15 quays of 3120 m length and a draft from 7 m 13. 30 m. - Draft of the entrance channel: 14. 5 m. Land area: 1. 5 km 2 Water basin area: 1. 35 km 2 - Railways of 34 km in length.
LATTAKIA PORT: Traffic Figures (Ton)
Lattakia International Container Terminal (LICT) The container terminal in Lattakia port is operated by LICT according to the partnership contract (CMA-CGM, Terminal Link Company and Syria Holding Co. ) which entered into force in 1/10/2009. LICT Total Area: 656. 800 m 2 (Phase 1 & Phase 2) Container Storage Capacity : 16, 000 TEUs Full / 11, 500 TEUs Empty No. of Berths : 4 Berth Lengths: Berth 12 and 12 A – 360 m / Berth 14 and 15 – 450 m Berth Controlling Depth : 11. 8 m to 13. 3 m
Lattakia International Container Terminal (LICT)
TARTOUS PORT Site Latitude: 34. 9054203° Longitude: 35. 8549099° Climate Temperate below tropical. Min. temp. : 0ºC Max. temp. : 32ºC Prevailing wind: SW Rainfall: 700 mm. per year. Tidal range: ± 50 cm Distance from Damascus: 258 km.
TARTOUS PORT The port lies approx. 35 km N of the Lebanese border. General overview The traffic handled by the port is diversified and facilities exist to accommodate, Ro-Ros, container ships, passenger Vessels, general cargo and bulk vessels.
TARTOUS PORT -The main breakwater is 2, 650 m in length. -The port contains 22 quays with different depths ranging between 4 m-15 m. - All quays can be used for multipurpose usage expect for the container & phosphate quays. -The entrance channel is 200 m wide, 14. 5 m deep. -The Port is connected to the railways network (2, 342 km) to transport goods to and from other governorates, and neighboring countries.
TARTOUS PORT: Traffic Figures (Ton) Ton
Tartous Container Terminal (TCT) TCT Total Area: 252. 000 m 2 Quay length: 540 m. Depth: 12 m-13 m. Warehouse area: 15000 m 2 Available Reefer Containers outlets: 432
Tartous Container Terminal (TCT) TEU
Banias Oil Terminal Location: Banias Oil Terminal consists of 6 submarine oil pipelines extending from the coast between the S entrance point of Huraysun Bay and the mouth of Nahr Huraysun 1. 75 nm SSE. - 6 berths available at the terminal: 2 -3 Crude oil: LOA min. 183 max. 282 4 Fuel oil, Gas oil & Cutter stock: LOA min. 167. 6 max. 228. 6 5 Heavy fuel, Virgin Gasoil, Fuel & Gasoil. : LOA min. 167. 6 max. 256. 6 Gasoil & LPG. LOA: min. 129. 5 max. 213. 4 7 LPG, Kerosene & Base oil: LOA: min. 183 max. 213. 4
Tartous Oil Terminal Specifications - 2 berths available at terminal. - Crude oil - Max. LOA: 280 m - DWT: 120000 ton - Draft: 16 m.
Syria’s Railway Network - Syria's railway service is reliable and inexpensive. - The main railway route connects Damascus with Aleppo, Deir-ez-Zor, Hassake and Qamishle, with a secondary coastal route from Aleppo to the port of Lattakia.
Syria’s Railway Network - The major line extends from the Lebanese border in the south to the Turkish border in the north, via Homs and Aleppo. - In the northeast, another line connecting the Turkish and Iraqi borders. - A line runs from the oilfields of Al-Qamishly in the north to the port of Lattakia (750 km). - The Homs–Palmyra line is opened to phosphate traffic bound to the port of Tartous. - All standard types of wagons are available including those for bulk grain transport. - Tartous and Lattakia Ports have rail access, as do most major mills and grain silos.
An Outlook: Reconstruction and Development As Syria enters a phase of reconstruction and stability, a considerable trade boom is anticipated. It could stimulate billions of dollars in economic activity as the World Bank estimates the cost to rebuild Syria at $200 billion. Syrian ports are expected to handle a growth in productivity reaching to 50 million tons annually.
Investment opportunities 1. Lattakia Port extension: - New entrance channel depth up to 18 m. Extending the main breakwater length. New quays reaching 17 m in depth. New cargo unloading yards. Boosting the container terminal productivity to 1. 5 million TEUs per year. - Promoting port infrastructure facilities of roads and railways to support Multimodal transport.
Investment opportunities 2. Tartous Port extension: - New quays 6000 m in length & depth btw 14 -16 m. Extending berth A. New yards. Extending the main breakwater length to 1800 m. Secondary breakwater 1600 m in length. New silos. Boosting the container terminal productivity.
Investment opportunities 3. Establishing a shipyard: - Suggested location: Arab Elmulk, Banias. Handled vessels: GRT: 30000 mt. LOA: 200 m. Draft depth of 10. 5 m. Entrance Channel depth: 12 m. Main breakwater length: 1370 m. Secondary BW: 360 m. 3 dry docks + 2 floating docks 4 quays Total land area: 296. 000 km 2. Total water area: 344. 500 km 2.
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