About Port Said
Port Said The valiant city
Second most important harbor in Egypt
Port Said is a city that lies in north east Egypt extending about 30 kilometres (19 mi) along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, north of the Suez Canal, with an approximate population of 603,787 (2010). The city was established in 1859 during the building of the Suez Canal.
The port of West Port Said or Port Said is located on the northern entrance to the Suez Canal and is considered one of the most important ports of Egypt due to its privileged location on the largest navigation corridor in the world Its total area is 2.9 km, the water area is 1.7 km and the land area is 1.2 km. The port is characterized by a separate station in the form of a dry casting plant (grain) and a container terminal. The number of docks at the port is 37, which are divided into public cargo piers, a rolling dock, a yacht pier and a passenger terminal, and each station is a set of berths with its own working area, including squares, warehouses, equipment and maintenance centers.