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Key port information can be found at: Website of Maritime Database on Latakia Port

Port Overview

  • Latakia Port is along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea
  • The port is 350 km from Damascus
  • The prevailing wind is southwesterly with a maximum wind speed of 9 on the Beaufort scale (125 km/h), but winds of such speeds are rare
  • Tidal activity has a range of ±40 cm
  • The Port comprises 23 quays with a total length of 4,280 m
  • Draft for bulk and bagged cargo vessels is 4 -10 m and the draft for container vessels is 12 m
  • The Port has the necessary equipment to handle a variety of vessels: bagged and bulk cargo; liquids; and the Port specializes in container shipments
  • Total area of the port is 1,500,000 m², of which 200,000 m² is the segregated container yard
  • Average monthly activity is approximately 420,000 Mt

Port website: Website of the Port of Latakia

Port Location and Contacts

Country

Syria

Province or District

Latakia

Town or City (Closest location) with Distance (km)

Name : Latakia

km: n/a

Port's Complete Name

n/a

Latitude

34.9

Longitude

35.86667

Managing Company or Port Authority (If more than one operator, break down by area of operation)

The General Company for Latakia Harbor

Management Contact Person

n/a

Closest Airport and Frequent Airlines to / from International Destinations

Airport Name: n/a

Airlines: n/a

Port Picture

Description and Contacts of Key Companies

4.3 Syrian Arab Republic Port and Waterways Company Contact List

Port Performance

Handling Figures

Year 2008

Vessel Calls

1,380

Container Traffic (TEUs)

568,196

Discharge Rates and Terminal Handling Charges

Note: The information provided in the attached document, which has been taken from the old DLCA, does not match the structure of the new LCA and is therefore provided separately.

Syria Port of Latakia Additional Information

Note: The information provided in the attached documents, which has been taken from the old DLCA, does not match the structure of the new LCA and is therefore provided separately.

  • 4,000 – 5,000 Mt / Day per bulk cargo
  • 1,500 – 1,800 Mt / Day per bagged cargo

Berthing Specifications

Type of Berth

Quantity

Length (m)

Maximum Draft (m)

Conventional Berth

23

4,280

7 to 13

Container Berth

3

530

9 to 12

Silo Berth

n/a

n/a

n/a

Berthing Tugs

5

Water Barges

2

General Cargo Handling Berths

Cargo Type

Berth Identification

Imports - Bagged Cargo

19

Exports - Bagged Cargo

19

Imports and Exports - RoRo

2

Other Imports

13

Port Handling Equipment

Is the port equipment managed by the government or privately? n/a

Note: The information provided in the attached document, which has been taken from the old DLCA, does not match the structure of the new LCA and is therefore provided separately.

Syria Port of Latakia Additional Information

Container Facilities

Facilities

20 ft

40 ft

Container Facilities Available

Yes

Yes

Container Freight Station (CFS)

Yes, 1

Yes, 1

Refrigerated Container Stations

Yes

Yes

Other Capacity Details

Daily Take Off Capacity (Containers per day)

500

Number of Reefer Stations (connection points)

112 power plug can serve 732 TEUs

Emergency Take-off Capacity (Give an indication)

n/a

Off take capacity of gang shift (in Containers per shift)

n/a

n/a

Customs Guidance

1.3 Syrian Arab Republic Customs Information

Terminal Information

Multipurpose Terminal

All quays are designed for multipurpose usage except for the container quays.

Grain and Bulk Handling

Daily discharge rate is 4,000 to 5,000 Mt.

 Port authorities do not provide grain bagging machines; such equipments are provided by private sector as per the market rate

Main Storage Terminal

The port has 23 covered warehouses with total area of 128,000 m²

The port has one refrigerated shed with a capacity of 1,500 Mt

There are 14 storing yard with a total surface of 50,000 m² (Concrete & Asphalt)

Port Security

Security

ISPS Compliant

(Yes / No)

Yes

Current ISPS Level

1

Level 1 = Normal, Level 2 = Heightened, Level 3 = Exceptional

Police Boats

n/a

Fire Engines

n/a