Its tasks are to :

  • Leasehold and rental contracts of storage area, hangar, offices, buildings, installations and area of industrial and commercial use.
  • Removing of shipping waste and sanitation of berths.
  • weighing of the goods ( Weighbridge) .
  • Providing potable water for ships.




It is charged for planning, organizing, coordinating and controlling all actions of handling and stevedoring related to the operation of the port. It contains on the following departments :


1) Handling :

That includes the operations of loading/ unloading, docking /undocking of goods, as well as the operations the operations of storing or removing cargo from the warehouses and storage areas.

The handling is provided by a trained staff in that sector. It is operational days and nights, divided into two shifts (work period of a team) from 6am to 7 pm with a third operational shift which continues between 7pm and 1am. In exceptional cases, it can last until 7 am.

2) Loading /Unloading Goods :

Its tasks are to :

For goods  
  • The receipt of goods.
  • The Transfer of goods to the Storage areas.
  • The preservation or safekeeping of goods in the hangars or storages areas.
  • The marking of the goods and delivery to customers.
For the service 

Collecting all information related to the evaluation of treatment of docked ships and their estimated exit time and the availability of the storage areas and hangars.

For the Storage 

Participating in the Ship Investment Conference (CPN) for the decisions of ships entry and collecting customer orders (teams and equipment) for the treatment of their ships.



It has a responsibility of ensuring a port security, as well as the correct regulation of ship’s movements and ensuring back up of harbor’s works. It’s also provides the following functions:


Piloting :

The establishment of pilots in order to assist and to guide the commander in the entry and exit maneuvering, this activity is usually accompanied with pilot boats and tugboats.

Mooring :

This appellation encompassed the loading and unloading of a ship.
The mooring is to attach and fix the ships once they are alongside in port in order to secure them, this is done using a specific rope of the vessel.

Docking :

The port provides its customers docks depending on the technical characteristics of the expected vessels.



  • The port and the offshore towing.
  • Assistance and rescue ships and gear at risk.
  • Renting tugs, the provisioning and the transportation of equipments.
  • The protection of the environment and fire fighting.