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This is a secure fishing compound, approximately 20NM E of Mukalla. The entrance can be located by a prominant blue building and the airport 5 miles away.

Clearance

There are no formalities, but yachts are welcome and English spoken.

Docking

Entrance is not always possible, especially in the SW monsoons, and even in the NE season, if there is a swell the entrance is not for the fainthearted. Minimum depth 2.2m.

This is a small anchorage with no pontoons.

The Yemeni Fish Co charge $150(US) per boat per visit. It maybe possible to negotiate down to $100, if lucky.

There is also a daily charge depending on size of boat.
Up to 10mm $5(US) per day
10 to 20m $10 per day per boat.

You are not permitted to leave the port. If in need of unexpected repairs, this could be a good option.

Last updated April 2010.

Yemeni Fish Company
Tel:+967 711 08 9173
Operators of the port.
If problems with contact, try Mukalla phone no. (967-5-385970).

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