Port location: the port is situated approximately 50 Km west of Tripoli.altrenatevely known as azzawia.
General overview: traffic figures about 480 vessels
visits the port annually.
Load line zone: summer.
Max size: about 14.000 dwt .
Pre Arrival Information
ETAs: vessels are informed by agents of the points of entry in Libyan waters 48 hours prior to arrival.
Communications: VHF: contact Ch 16 azzawia control also Ch 22 and 27.
Port limits: the port limits extend N from the shore to 32° 50.5 N 012°44 E.
Anchorage: on arrival vessels are advised to anchor 1.5 nm off No 1 berth to await the pilot. The bottom is reported to be sand over rock.
Dock density: 1025.
Weather: prevailing winds: NWly (winter): N, NE and Ely throughout the rest of the year.
Charts: BA 3327, 3353, admiralty pilot NP 49.
Restriction: berthing during daylight only.underthing nightly only in special cases. Tugs available.
Berths And Cargo
|Berths||Vessel capacity (t).|
These berths are 2 × SBM and 1 × CBM.
Tanker berths: Vessel use own boom to lift hoses:
Berth No 1: boom capacity not less than 7t.
Berth No 2: boom capacity not less than 5t.
Berth No 3: boom capacity not less than 10t.