Port Of Augusta
LatitudeLat 37° 11' 59'' N
LongitudeLong 15° 12' 54'' E
Fax Number+39 0931.523652
VHF16 - 11 (08/20)
AddressC/da Punta Cugno
Useful NumbersCommercial Port of Augusta: +39 0931.527113;
Minimum Draught1.5 m
Maximum Draught22 m
Sea Bottomssandy and muddy, with seaweeds
Port Entrance Times24h/24
Max Boat Length40 m
Near AnchoragesPorto Xifonio - Seno del Priolo
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Ports in Sicily: the Port of Augusta
Protected by 6.5 km of inner breakwaters, the port stretches over a body of water of 23,000,000 square metres where sea bottoms range from 14 to 18 metres.
The port facility situated in the bay of Augusta, in the province of Siracusa, is the largest Mediterranean's natural port.
It can host boats up to 40 metres in length.
- A commercial port
- An industrial area
- A military base
- Two dry docks
The bays consists of three large sections
- Porto Xifonio, between Punta Izzo and Punta Carcarella
- Porto Megarese, the area enclosed between the southern, the northern and the central dams.
- Seno del Priolo, the area located in front of the petrochemical establishment
Technical maintenance, repairs and winterizing services are guaranteed by well-equipped shipyards.
- Cala del Molo: 310 m. Sea bottoms up to 8 metres
- Pontile di S. Andrea: 70 metres, sea bottoms up to 8 metres