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Office exploitation of Port of Tripoli
www.portdetripoli.com

Tripoli – Port Street (LEBANON)

Contact person:
Abdelrahman Hajar
Tel: +96103861657
E-mail: abdelrahman_hajar@hotmail.com

 

 

Founded in 1959 where Decree Law No. 43 Date of 04/01/1959 was issued, which established The Office of exploitation of port of Tripoli is considered as a public institution falling within the authority of the Minister of Public works and Transport. It is a civil personality managed by a Board of Directors composed of 5 members elected for 3 years that enjoys an administrative and financial autonomy. This Office purpose being to manage and exploit basins, sidewalks, customs warehouses and lands. Port of Tripoli is among the most important port on the eastern basin of the Mediterranean Sea because of it’s strategic location as a link between East and West, plus is the second port in Lebanon after the Port of Beirut. It has an approximate area of Three Million m2, with a water area of 1,500,000 m2, a land area of 950,000 m2, and a 550,000 m2 dump area adjacent to the current port, reserved for the future Container Terminal and Free Market Zone. The Port currently has 2 basins and 8 berths (1000m) with depths varying from 8 to 10 meters and a new quay 600 m long with 15.2 m depth. The Port receives about 450 ships every year, averaging 37 ships per month. Most ships carry general goods and dry discharge such as iron, wood, and sugar, various kinds of beans, iron scrap, vehicles, and construction material. The location of the port 80 Km away from the capital Beirut and only 30 km from the border with Syria, also contributes in a very important transit activity and thus accessible to the Gulf and the Arab World. It was Obtained an international certificate in management, organization, and electronic programming “ISO 9001”. Currently, integrate a new management systems related to Quality Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ISO 14001:2004 & OHSAS 18001:2007).