Tunis, Tunisia (PortSEurope) August 21, 2021 – L’Office de la Marine Marchande et des Ports (OMMP) has reported total cargo handled in 2019/2020 by seaport. The below list is ordered by descending total cargo handled. Port/Tonnage20192020Var. %Radès6.395.7335.853.561-8,48Bizerte4.594.2695.461.79118,88Sfax4.326.4694.604.4366,42Skhira4.665.6133.848.678-17,51Gades2.943.8522.733.398-7,15Sousse2.412.3162.278.912-5,53Zarzis1.114.5241.110.412-0,37Goulette879.475842.854-4,16Total27.332.25126.734.042-2,19Source: L’Office de la Marine Marchande et des Ports (OMMP) Seaports of Tunisia: Radès – Located on the southern bank of the Tunis canal, the port of Radès is
the geographical extension of the port of La Goulette, located on the north-eastern Tunisian coast. The port specializes in container traffic and rolling units (mainly trailer traffic).Bizerte Menzel Bourguiba – The port of Bizerte/Menzel Bourguiba is a multipurpose port with direct access to the sea and marine depths through an access channel with a depth of up to 17 meters. It is located on the northern tip of the country on the maritime route between the Strait of Gibraltar and the Suez Canal.Sfax – The port of Sfax is a multipurpose port. Its main traffic consists in solid bulk (phosphate and by-products, sea salt and cereals). Sfax is a port city in Tunisia, located 270 km southeast of Tunis.Skhira – the port is located about 350 km from the capital Tunis. It has the infrastructure to handle storage of crude oil and oil refined products, as well as loading and unloading pipelines.Gabes – The commercial port of Gabes handles the transit of chemical products on behalf of the neighbouring factories set up in the industrial estate of Gabès. Bulk traffic comprises mainly sulphur and ammonia for import and phosphoric acid and phosphate fertilizer for export.Sousse – The port of Sousse is located at 15 km from the international airport of Monastir towards the South and at 150 km from the international airport of Tunis-Carthage towards the North, and handles general cargo.Zarzis – The port is located in the southernmost part of Tunisia. Its activities consist mainly in exporting sea salt and crude oil and importing pure oil products.Goulette – The port is the primary harbour of the port of Tunis and hosts a cruise terminal. It also handles a wide range of cargo. Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2021.
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