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Key port information can also be found at:

Website of the Maritime Database on the Port of Hodeidah

Port Overview

Hodeidah is the fourth largest city in Yemen, with a population of 400,000 people, and is the centre of Al Hudaydah Governorate
Situated on the Red Sea, it is an important port, exporting coffee, cotton, dates and hides
Hodeidah city centre is 4kms from the port, and is in the centre of the northern governorates. It is connected by a transport network with the major cities
Hodeidah city has all the commercial facilities of communications, banks, hotels and hospitals etc.

Port website: Website of the Port of Hodeidah

Port Location and Contacts

Country

Yemen

Province or District

Hodeidah

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

Name : Hodeidah

km: n/a

Port's Complete Name

n/a

Latitude

14.91667

Longitude

42.9

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

Yemen Red Sea Ports Corporation

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

Services and facilities include:

  • Slipway for maintaining the floating marine cranes and includes a maintenance workshop.
  • Maintenance workshop next to container terminal for maintaining all equipment of the terminal such as straddle carriers, fork lifts and trailers.
  • Complete technical workshop to supply all maintenance works of other equipment and machineries.
  • Power station provided by six generators with a total production capacity of 9.7MW.
  • Fire fighting center – 5 fire engines working 24 hours and serve the city and suburbs
  • Medical center provided by medical equipment and local and foreign crew for receiving patients coming from sea the service of workers is 24 hours.

4.4 Yemen Port and Waterways Company Contact List

Port Performance

 

Handling Figures

Year 2010

Vessel Calls

866 VSL

Container Traffic (TEUs)

261,683 TEUS – IMPORT & EXPORT ( INCLUDING HATCH COVER OF VSLS )

Discharge Rates and Terminal Handling Charges

For detailed information on discharge rates, berthing equipment and specifications, handling and charges, please select the following document:

Yemen Port of Hodeiah Additional Information

Berthing Specifications

Type of Berth

Quantity

Length (m)

Maximum Draft (m)

Conventional Berth

5

771

6.00 – 10.00

Container Berth

2

500

10.00

Silo Berth

n/a

n/a

n/a

Berthing Tugs

1

Water Barges

n/a

For further information on berthing specifications, please select the following document:

Yemen Port of Hodeiah Additional Information

General Cargo Handling Berths

  • Berths 1 and 2 are used for discharge of bulk oils; there are petroleum and vegetable oil storage plants behind these quays, discharging through fixed pipes. These berths are also used for general cargos when there are no vessels discharging oils.
  • Berths 3, 4 and 5 are most usually dedicated to general cargo.
  • Berths 6, 7 and 8 are dedicated to containerized cargos.
  • There are also mooring dolphins for discharge of petroleum products, a maintenance slipway and shallow water jetties for smaller boats.

Cargo Type

Berth Identification

Imports - Bagged Cargo

3,4,& 5 (most usual, 1 & 2 occasionally)

Exports - Bagged Cargo

3,4,& 5 (most usual, 1 & 2 occasionally)

Imports and Exports - RoRo

Usually 5, (2-3 for Mediterranean mooring)

Other Imports

3,4,& 5 (most usual, 1 & 2 occasionally)

For further information on General Cargo Handling Berths, please select the following document:

Yemen Port of Hodeiah Additional Information

Port Handling Equipment

For further information on Port Handling Equipment, please select the following document:

Yemen Port of Hodeiah Additional Information

Equipment

Available

(Yes / No)

Total Quantity and Capacity Available

Comments on Current Condition and Actual Usage

Dockside Crane

Yes

5

Capacity: 5 - 10 MT

Container Gantries

Yes

3

30.5 MT (1 crane), 40 MT (2 cranes)

Mobile Cranes

Yes

10

Capacity: 15 MT (1 crane), 25 MT (3 cranes), 30 MT (6 cranes)

Reachstacker

n/a

n/a

n/a

RoRo Tugmaster (w/ Trailer)

n/a

n/a

n/a

Grain Elevator w/ Bagging Machines

n/a

n/a

n/a

Transtrainer

n/a

n/a

n/a

Forklifts

Yes

11

Capacity: 3 MT (1 crane), 5 MT (1 crane), 10 MT (4 cranes), 25 MT (2 cranes), 40 MT (2 cranes), 45 MT (1 crane)

Private sector equipment

According to the Red Sea Ports Corporation website; equipment belonging to the private sector within the port includes and additional:

  • 62 forklifts
  • 26 cranes
  • 6 tractors
  • 42 trailers
  • Five trailer heads

Container Facilities

Image: Planned development of Hodeidah Container Terminal

Facilities

20 ft

40 ft

Container Facilities Available

Yes

Yes

Container Freight Station (CFS)

Yes, 2

Yes, 2

Refrigerated Container Stations

Yes

Yes

Other Capacity Details

Daily Take Off Capacity (Containers per day)

16 units / hour / gantry Crane

Number of Reefer Stations (connection points)

130

Emergency Take-off Capacity (Give an indication)

n/a

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

n/a

n/a

Capacity of CFS: No of containers / day: 13,335 containers (paved yard).

Customs Guidance

1.3 Yemen Customs Information

Terminal Information

Multipurpose Terminal

Berths 1-5 are generally considered for multipurpose cargos.

Grain and Bulk Handling

Berths 3 – 5 are usually used for discharge of bulk grain cargos as they are accessible to Al – Oudi evacuators.

Bagging - Grain Handling

Yemen Company for Flour Mills & Silos and the National Grain Silos have grain handling and bagging facilities; for details please refer to the milling capacity assessment (2.7.3 and 2.7.5).

Main Storage Terminal

Total floor space Quantity Floor Area (m2)
Main Quay Transit Sheds
12
37,260
Back of Port Transit Sheds
Included in above details
-
Lighterage Area Transit Sheds
No specific designation
-
Customs Warehouses
No specific designation
-
Paved Yards (open)
1
9800
Unpaved Yards (open)
10
996,163

For further information on the Oil Handling Terminal, please select the following document:

Yemen Port of Hodeiah Additional Information

Stevedoring

Details of stevedoring fees according to cargo types for conventional cargos can be found at Website of the Port of Hodeidah in strategic incomes.

Port Security

Security

ISPS Compliant

(Yes / No)

Yes

Current ISPS Level

1

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

Police Boats

Coast Guard - Shallow water jetties – Behind berth1

Fire Engines

n/a