port is situated at Latitude 15˚ 18 North and Longitude
42˚ 41 East.
The port of Saleef is situated within
Kamaran Bay 50 kms north of Hodeidah towards the Saudi
Arabian border. This port is well protected by Kamaran
Island providing safe anchorage of 30 meters depth. This
port is a natural deep-water port accepting vessels up to
13 meters draft. The port has a single general cargo berth
of 400 meters. However has no facilities for the handling
of cargo since itís primary aim is for the reception of
bulk grain vessel discharging into silos at this port.
Hence all vessels must be self sustaining.
This is also a salt berth which
consists of a dolphin berth arrangement with an alongside
draft of 13 meters. This berth is designed only for the
loading of rock salt in bulk which is quarried near by.
Currently there are very limited facilities at this port.
There are no alongside bunker or fresh water facilities at
this port. However can supply fresh water and diesel oil
by road tanker.
Pilotage and tugs are compulsory for
berthing/sailing of vessels. Night time berthing is also
This nearest town / city is Hodeidah
which is 50 kms distant.