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Location

A busy port in southern Yemen.

Position 14° 31.59'N, 49° 07.98'E (harbour)

Clearance

This is an official Port of Entry.

See the noonsite/Yemen/Formalities page for full details of clearance.

Boats en route to or from the Red Sea have been able to make short stops here with minimum formalities. Maximum stay is 3 days without a visa.

Customs and immigration offices are in the commercial harbour near the jetty.

Shore passes must be obtained from Immigration office by the port gate every time you leave the port.

If asked to provide a clearance certificate from your previous port, make sure you get a replacement when you leave.

Arrive with US cash as it appears there are no ATMs.

Last updated April 2010.

Agent (Mahe)
He will come to you. Speaks very good English, nice young man. Fees $25 US for two people. Agent fees negotiable. Will also organises the shore passes which you collect in exchange for your passport at the Immigration office by the port gate , every time you leave the port area. Must return to office each time you return to boat.
Agent (Sam)
Tel:+967 733 344 492
Helpful in arranging formalities and fuel deliveries.

Docking

Contact the authorities on Channel 16 who will advise where to anchor. The holding is good in 7m over mud.

Beware. The dinghy landing area is where the sewage outfall emerges!

Fuel and provisions are available.

Last updated April 2010.

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