A - LAKE TIMSAH
Lake Timsah extends form Km. 76.500 to Km. 80.520. In the presence of the Timsah by-pass, Lake Timsah is used mainly as an anchorage area.
B - GREAT BITTER LAKE
There are 2 dredged channels in Great Bitter Lake The
East is the main channel about 358 meters wide at 19.00 meters depth and dredged to 19.50
meters for Northbound vessels. The West channel 232 meters wide at 14.00 meters depth
dredged to 14.50 meters depth for Southbound vessels. These channels divide the Great
Bitter Lake into two anchorage areas:
- One to the East for the Northbound convoy.
- One to the West for the Southbound convoy.
- Each convoy is to keep strictly to its assigned channel.