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Pre Arrival:  Overview | Location | Charts | Limits   ...
Arrival:  Approach | Pilots | Anchor
Communications:  Pratique | Pre-Arrival | VHF | VTS/Radar
Berthing Ops:  Tugs | Berths
Cargo:  Bulk | Containers | Cruise | Other | Tankers   ...
Pollution:  Ballast | Pollution | Waste | Slops
Facilities:  Medical | Water | Fuel | Chandler | Services   ...
Security:  Police etc | Security | Piracy | Regs
Local Info:  Weather
Shore:  Consuls | Tel. | Airport | Connections | Banks
Crew:  Missions
Report:  Report

Summary

Max. Size:  Dry Cargo:  Depth 12.5 m. Containers:  Displacement 84,000 tonnes, depth 20.0 m. Ro-Ro:  Displacement 35,000 tonnes, LOA 180 m., depth 10.3 m. Bulk:  Displacement 125,000 tonnes, LOA 250 m., draft 14.4 m. Tankers:  Displacement 406,000 tonnes, LOA 370 m., draft 24.0 m. Gas:  110,000 d.w.t., LOA 315 m., draft 12.5 m.
Fuel:  Available.
Airport:  Aqaba King Hussein Int'l, 15 km.
Medical:  Facilities available.

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OVERVIEW:  The only port in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Comprises Main Port, Middle Port and Southern (Industrial) Port
Main Port handles breakbulk, general, bulk grain and bulk phosphate.
Middle Port handles cement, containers, livestock, rice, vegetable oil and passenger vessels.
Southern (Industrial) Port handles bulk, chemicals, fertiliser, LPG, livestock, potash, salt, sulphur and timber. Development of Aqaba New Port underway just immediately south of the Southern Port.
LOCATION:  Southern Jordan on the north shore of the Gulf of Aqaba, on the Red Sea.
Main Port Zone: Located close to the city of Aqaba.
Middle Port Zone: Located 3.0 n.m. south of the Main Port Zone.
Southern Port Zone: Located 9.0 n.m. south of the Main Port Zone.
CHARTS:  BA Charts No. 12 and 801.
Publications:  BA Red Sea and Gulf of Aden Pilot, NP 64.
PORT LIMITS:  The southern limit of the port is an imaginary line 270°(T) from