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Fishing Ports
Fishing Ports

Elmaadiya Strait

El Maadiya (El Maadiya Strait)

Time Zone GMT +2



Long 30 o 10 \ E
Lat 31 o 16 \ N


Port Description

Location The port is located to the east of El Maadiya village affiliated to Edco in El Beheira Governorate,near AbuQir port and linked to Mediterranean through Edco channel.
Components 5 berths- administrative building - reefer building - 3 fuel stations- 3 dry docks.
Port Activity A quay for fishing boats.
Port Establishment Decree upon the decreed of the minister of transport No.100/1999 for the allocation of the port operation.
Port Establishment Date 1995.


Port Characteristics

Total area 54 feddans.
Maritime area 13 feddans.
Land area 10 feddans + 31 feddans (unutilized).
Maximum capacity 399 fishing vessels.
Working hours from sunrise to sunset.
The number of vessels an average of 250 vessels a day.
Handling Rate 7484 ton /year


Navigational Features

Navigational Data

The Maritime Inspection Department monitors the technical aspects of the boats.

Pilotage Data

  • There are (5) beacons inthe port.
  • 2 pipeline tracks.
  • 3 pairs of buoys for routes identification safety committee.
  • 2 lighthouses on the entrance operating with solar energy.

Services and facilities

The port authority building - fuel station - generators room -
refrigerators - fish markets water - pumping station - ship repair - Fresh water - Electricity


Berths Characteristics

Detailed Characteristics

4 Berths + JT of lenght 1400 m and 2.5-4.5 m depth, the berths have a rubber barriers and morring candles.


Security, safety and environment protection constituents

The port is under the authority of the security forces and coast guards.

Port Equipment

Employees’ bus – double cabinet truck - the port has an ice factory - fish factory - Boats manufacturing company .


Administration Central administration for the fishing wealth affairs in the western area El Beheira Area.
Address El Maadeya - Edco center – El Tabeya Line – Rashid.
Telephone 01222620119 - 01222620118
Fax 02/22620117


Source: Central Department of specialized Ports and Marine Environment