Abu Zenima Bay is entered between Ras Abu Zenima and Cairn Point with a draft of 18 meters. A sand bank extends offshore about 1295 m from Ras Abu Zenima, marked by a conical buoy.
Good anchorage may be obtained in depths of 18 meters in shelter from NW and N winds. Berthing operation starts early morning.
Pier Master will assist vessel getting alongside.Tug is not necessary. Maneuvering by Ship Master during daytime
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There is a shore crane on the pier (eastwards) Facilities
An ore transporter belt is mounted on the quay side with an moveable arm Automatic packaging system for cereals
Maganize and clay/raw stones at a loading rate approx. 1000 t/day
Height from waterline to top of hatches should not exceed 9.75 m
because of the conveyor belt.
Vessels can lie alongside pierhead for bowhawser. A pier extends 133 meter from shore. The pier is fitted with a shore crane eastward of the pier which is constructed by concrete.