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Key port information can also be found at: Maritime Database Website information on Libya

Port Overview

Derna is situated in eastern Libya, between Benghazi and Tobruk.

  • Latitude: 32° 45' 46" N & Longitude: 22° 39' 16" E
  • Traffic figures: Approx 170 vessels visit the port annually
  • Navigation: Pilot: Compulsory.
  • Anchorages: Anchorage is on 0.5nm off the N breakwater. The anchorage area for vessels awaiting a berth is within 1.5nm of Lat 32°49.3'N, Long 022°39'E. All vessels must anchor as instructed by the port authority, and must not shift berth except on the instructions of the port authority.
  • Tidal range and flow: Range 0.5m.
  • Weather: Prevailing winds: Northerly
  • Restrictions: Entry during daylight only
  • Tugs: There are 3 tugs up to 2,400hp available

Port website: Port of Derna Website

Port Location and Contacts

Country

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

Province or District

Derna Governorate

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

Name : Benghazi

km: n/a

Port's Complete Name

Port of Derna

Latitude

32.41667

Longitude

22.7

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

n/a

Management Contact Person

n/a

Closest Airport and Frequent Airlines to / from International Destinations

Airport Name: n/a

Airlines: n/a

Description and Contacts of Key Companies

For information on Libya Port of Derna contact details, please see the followinjg link:

4.4 Libya Port and Waterways Company Contact List

Port Performance

Handling Figures

Year 2012

Vessel Calls

Approx. 50 Vessels

Container Traffic (TEUs)

n/a

Handling Figures

Year 2012

Total Cargo Handling (mt)

Approx. 150,000 Tons

Total Annual Capacity of the Port

1,260,000 Tons / 2 Shifts

Container Facilities

Facilities

20 ft

40 ft

Container Facilities Available

No

No

Container Freight Station (CFS)

No

No

Refrigerated Container Stations

No

No

Other Capacity Details

Daily Take Off Capacity (Containers per day)

n/a

Number of Reefer Stations (connection points)

n/a

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

For information on Libya Port of Derna customs guidance, please see the following link: 

1.3 Libya Customs Information

For information on Libya Port of Derna additional information, please see the following documents: 

Libya Port of Derna Perfromance Figures 2012

Port of Derna Berthing Specifications

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.

For information on Libya Port of Derna contact details, please see the followinjg link:

4.4 Libya Port and Waterways Company Contact List