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The Port Structure & Operations

Haifa port is spread over a broad area. The main port lies along the northern coastline of the city. The Eastern Container Terminal is located adjacent to Hof Shemen. The Kishon area include cargo handling facilities, a fishing port, sailing club, shipyard, chemical terminal and hinterland container depot.

For information on each terminal, click on the terminal icon:

The main port
The main port lies on the southern shore of Haifa Bay, at latitude 32048' N and longitude35001' E. The port is protected by two breakwaters: the main breakwater which is 2,826 meters long to the north-west and the lee breakwater which is 765 meters long to the east. The width of the entrance channel between the two breakwaters is 183 meters. The channel is 13.8 meters deep. Vessels with a draft of up to 13 meters can anchor safely in the main port. The port basin has an area of 2 million Sq. meters and the land area of the main port zone extends over about 700 thousand Sq. meters.

Port Operations
Haifa port employs modern, state-of-the-art operational methods for handling cargo. The port has invested in new equipment and the training of its skilled workforce. Nearly 90% of all the cargo passing through the port moves via container or trailers or is handled by one of the port's automated installations.


Equipment
The mechanical equipment used for handling cargo is considered among the most modern in the world. The port is equipped with the following specialty cranes:

Types of Crane

Capacity 

Quantity

STS Gantry Crane

 35 tons

 18

 Rail moumnted Gantryr (RMG)

 35 tons

 27

 Portal

 up to 15 tons 

 3

Portal

up to 25 tons

 6

Portal

 up to 32 tons 

 2

Portal

up to 35 tons

 5

Forklifts 

from 2.5-45 tons

 104

Reach stackers  

 14

Flt Spreaders

 2.5-13 tons

 24

STS+RMG Spreaders  

 83

Steel Magnets  

 5

Bulk Hopers  

 11

Yard Tractors  

 90

Trailers  

 213

Shufeldozers   

 20

Log loaders  

 5

Grabs  

 34

Mobile workshops & tractors  

 37

Multitrailer TUG  

 2

Palet jeck  

 6

 

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