Sfax

Port Sfax A Port Of The Service Of The 2nd Economic Center Of The Country

The port of Sfax is a multipurpose port. Its main traffic consists in solid bulk (phosphate and by-products, sea salt, cereals …).

Aerial view of the commercial port of Sfax-Sidi Youssef

Aerial view of the commercial port of Sfax-Sidi Youssef

  • A RICH AND DIVERSIFIED BACK COUNTRY
    • Surface area: 7008 km2
    • Number of inhabitants: 849700 habitants.
    • Industry:
      • Huileries :372units
      • Production of petrolium:1.186 tons/year
      • Production of natural gas:5.000000 m3/day
      • Number of industrial enterprises (SME) : 2300.
    • Exporters enterprises:
      • Completely exporters:172
      • Partially exporters:531
      • Company of international trade :98
    • Agriculture :annual production:
      • Olive oil: 210.000 tons
      • amande : 12.000 tonnes
      • Milk and derivative:82.000.000 L
      • eggs : 65.000.000 eggs
      • Fishery:21.000 tons

  • TECHNICAL FEATURES» INFRASTRUCTURE
  • Basins:
    Basins Surface of the water plan (Ha) Depth in meters
    Principal 42 10.5
    Petrolium 15.5 10.5
    Says some sailboats (Basin of servitude) 45 8.5
  • Docking works:
  • ACCEPTABLE LENGTH & DRAUGHT OF QUAYS
    POSTE N° LENGTH 
    (M)
    DRAUGHT
    METRES
    1 150 10.50
    2 220 10.50
    3 245 10.50
    4,5,6 584 10.50
    7,8,9 520 10.50
    10 60 10.50
    11 150 10.50
    12,13,14 517 10.50
    15 110 10.50
    Oil Quay 150 10.50
  • THE ACCESS CHANNEL
    • Length 6,15 Km
    • depth 10.50 metres = 34’44”
  • Ships acceptable in sfax port
    • Maximum Length 205m
    • Maximum depth for all ships 10.06 m = 33
  • PROTECTION WORKS:
  • The man-made lakes of the port of Sfax are naturally protected by the small depths around the port and by the banks situated between the Kerkennah Isles and the coast.

  • MEANS OF ACCESS:
  • Road : access The port is close to the town centre:
    • One entry, close to the port direction, allows the access to the commercial dock (north).
    • A 2nd entry gives access to the northern zone of the port.
    • A 3rd entry gives access to the southern zone.
  • Accès ferroviaire
    • All the platforms located at the back of the commercial dock (North), the phosphate dock and the oil dock have rail tracks linked to the SNCFT network.
  • SUPERSTRUCTURE:
  • Old commercial port:
    Désignation Draft(m²)
    Hangar 1 1200
    Hangar 2 1300
    Warehouse 5 1200
    Total 3700
    New multipurpose dock
    Désignation Draft(m²)
    Hangar 1 4000
    Hangar 2 4000
    Warehouse 3 4000
    Open Hangar 4 5000
    Total 17000
    • Uncovered platforms: 24 Ha of which 16.5 Ha in the extension area .
    • Uncovered platforms for storage: 9.5 Ha.
    Support material
    Floating equipment Name Number
    Tug boats – 1600 hp"Ibn Mehri"
    – 3200 hp" Syphax "
    2
    Patrol boats 220 hp 1
    LINKING THE REGULAR LINES Sfax HARBOUR TRAFFIC OF CONTAINERS
    N Armateur Agent Maritime Itinéraire Entrepreneur de manutention Fréquence de touchée
    1 MAERSK MAERSK MALTE- EL KHOMS- MESRATA- SFAX GMS 3 fois/mois
    2 CMA-CGM CMA MALTE- SFAX STAM 4 fois/mois
    3 MED EXPRESS LINE COMATRAM CASA- VALENCIA- POZZALLO- MALTE- SFAX STAM 2 fois/mois
    4 SAHEL LINE GENOVA SAHEL LINE LASPEZIA- SFAX- SOUSSE GMS 2 fois/mois
    5 MTL Maritime Tunisien Line NAF SHIP SFAX- RADES- CASA- CASTELLONE- BARCELONE- MALTE STAM 2 fois/mois
    6 MEDKONLINES TUNISHIP ISTANBUL- IZMIR- GEMLIK- SFAX- BIZERTE- ALGER- CASA GMS 2 fois/mois

Address : Street Houcine El Wazen BP 1155 – Sfax – Tunisia
Tel (216) 74.497.644 / 74.225.040
Fax (216) 74.497.102
Email : port.sfax@ommp.nat.tn