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Zawia ( Azzawiya ) Port

PORT DESCRIPTION
Location: The port is situated approx 50km W of Tripoli. Alternatively known as Azzawiya.
General overview: Traffic figures: Approx 480 vessels visit the port annually..
Load Line zone: Summer.
Max size: Approx 14,000dwt.
PRE ARRIVAL INFORMATION
ETA's: Vessel is usually informed by agents of the point of entry in Libyan waters 48 hours prior to arrival.
Communications:

VHF: Contact Ch 16 "Azzawiya Control", also Ch 22 and 27.

NAVIGATION
Port limits: The port limits extend N from the shore to 3250.5'N  01244'E.
Anchorages:

On arrival vessels are advised to anchor 1.5nm off No 1 berth to await the pilot. The bottom is reported to be sand over rock.

Dock density: 1025.
Weather:

Prevailing winds: NW'ly (winter); N, NE and E'ly throughout the rest of the year.

Charts: BA 3327, 3353. Admiralty Pilot NP49.
Restrictions: Berthing during daylight only, unberthing nightly only in special cases.
Tugs: Available.
BERTHS AND CARGO
Names/Nos:
Berth Vessel Capacity (t)
No1 10,000-100,000
No2  5,000-40,000
No3  15,000-140,000

These berths are 2 x SBM and 1 x CBM.
 Tanker berths: Vessels 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.

GENERAL
Medical facilities: Azzawiya Central Hospital.

Transport:

Nearest airport: Tripoli International.
Airport facilities: International flights.
Working hours: Throughout 24 hours. All year round.
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