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Ajman
Abu Dhabi
Fujairah
Hamriyah LPG Terminal
Hamriyah
Jebel Ali
Khor Fakkan
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Ras Al-Khaimah
Sharjah
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 Ajman  

Country: United Arab Emirates
Coordinates: 25.25 N, 055.28 E
Description: The Port of Ajman is located on the Gulf coast approx 8km NE of Sharjah.General overview: Numerous fishing vessels and dhows operate from the port.

NAVIGATION
Approaches: Ajman is entered between 2 training walls, curving N from the coastline, the entrance channel has been dredged to 7.2m.

Anchorages: Anchorage offshore is not recommended, irregular ridges of sand, shell and dead coral, with depths of less than 10m over them, extend up to 2.5nm offshore.

Navigation aids: A light is exhibited at the head of each training wall.

Tugs: Available.

Restrictions: Pilotage Available. Pilot boards 3 miles N.W. of breakwater. Require 48 hours notice before arrival. Max size: Largest vessel handled: LOA 112m, draft 4.7m.

Berthing: There is a total quayage of 5,200m having a max depth alongside of 4.9m. Facilities exist for the accommodation of ro-ro vessels.

Storage: There are warehouse space of 7,200m2 and open storage space available.

  

     

 Abu Dhabi

Country: United Arab Emirates
Coordinates: 25.16 N, 055.18 E
Description: Dubai is an alternative name for Port Rashid is a major port situated on the seaward side of the city of Dubai.

General overview: Port Rashid has grown to be the principal port of the United Arab Emirates. The port has facilities for all types of ocean going vessels. Dubai also has the largest dry dock in the world, which is situated immediately adjacent to Port Rashid, in the Dubai Drydocks Estate.

ARRIVAL INFORMATION

ETA's:
Vessels arriving at Port Rashid are required to provide the Operations Department and or the Harbour Master with the following ETA and draft on arrival.
1 At least 48 hours prior to arrival or on leaving the last port whichever is later, via Operations Department, tel: +971 4 4515545, telex: 47530 DPA EM, fax: +971 4 456805. Harbour Master tel: +971 4 451115, telex: 47530 DPA EM, fax: +971 4 454952.
2 Confirm the vessel's ETA at least 24 hours prior to arrival at the designated pilotage area.
3. Notify ETD 1 hour prior to departure.

Prior to arrival, all vessels regardless of tonnage should provide Port Rashid Control with the following information:
1. Name of vessel
2. Port of registry
3. GRT (highest tonnage)
4. LOA
5. Draft
6. Cargo to load or discharge
7. Pilot boarding arrangements
8. Number of crew indicating the number of deck crew available for manoeuvring.
9. Health information
10.Last port of call
11.Next port of call

NAVIGATION
Port limits: Extend to 5nm.

Approaches: Port Rashid has no approach channel but entry should be made between the breakwaters from the N.

Dubai approach buoy lies in position Lat 2521'N, Long 05514'E which is 3.7nm from Port Rashid entrance buoy RW.Fl.10secs. Port Rashid entrance should be approached from the north in a direction of 182.

Width of entrance 190m, depth 13.0m.

The turning buoy is situated to the N edge of the 13.0m channel in the outer turning basin, this basin having a radius of 180m. Buoy yellow top mark.FL.R.

Inner basin turning radius is 160m, depth 11.5m.

Leading lights: The front leading light is situated on the main breakwater in position Lat 2516'N, Long 05516'E day mark painted red and yellow. Triangular board with breakwater rocks painted white. Light quick flashing white.

The rear leading light is situated on the dry-dock lee breakwater in position Lat 2515'N, Long 05516'E day mark painted red and yellow. Triangular boards with breakwater rocks painted white. Light Occ.W.2secs.

The leading lights are situated 1,450m apart.

Anchorages: Anchorage is 3nm from the terminal. A restricted number of vessels can anchor within the breakwater, although size is a limitation. Under instruction from the Harbour Master, loading and discharge, ex lighters, may be carried out if required.

The holding ground is poor, ships are recommended to use more cable than usual. Close watch should be kept during "shammal winds" (Nov-Mar) from a NW'ly direction.Long term anchorage, enclosed by the following 4 positions:

1. 2518.07'N 5505.21'E
2. 2515.24'N 5510.45'E
3. 2518.18'N 5508.33'E
4. 2521.18'N 5515.36'E

Depth of water approx 11-19m.

Short term anchorages:

1. 2523.12'N 5516.28'E
2. 2520.40'N 5519.57'E
3. 2518.41'N 5516.40'E
Depth of water approx 10-16m

Navigation aids:
Approach: The Dubai High light, on the Dubai International Trade Centre 4km from the terminal, is visible for 50km and has the following characteristics; Gp.Fl.W.30secs.

Breakwater and leading lights Lee Breakwater light F1.R.25secs, Main Breakwater light Gp.F1(2)G.30secs; Front Lead light Qk.F1.W.0.5secs, Position Lat 2516'N, Long 5516'E; Rear Lead light Gp.Occ.W.2secs; Position Lat 2515'N, Long 5516'E.

The Dubai approach buoy, a black and white pillar buoy F1.10secs, bears 350(T) x 4.6nm from the main breakwater.

Tugs: The terminal has three tugs of 2,450hp, 26t bollard pull and the normal practice is to secure two tugs alongside.The tugs are fully equipped for fire fighting duties.

Restrictions:
Pilot Available. All vessels other than those exempted, whether entering, leaving or moving with Port Rashid, will be required to have services of a licensed pilot.

The following vessels will be exempted ships:
1. Ship of war
2. Pleasure craft
3. Ships of less than 300t
4. Tenders of MENAS
5. Country craft

Vessels requiring a pilot should give at least 2 hours notice of arrival in the pilot boarding area, but vessels may be instructed to approach the channel entrance by port control.

Masters should obtain Master's report from the inward pilot and return it completed to him as soon as possible before he leaves the vessel. Outbound ships should advise pilot at least 1 hour prior to departure. Masters are advised that outward pilots cannot take the ship to sea without sighting valid immigration clearance.

The pilot boarding area is located N of the breakwater entrance 1.0-1.6nm off.Pilots will normally meet and embark incoming vessels at the above mentioned pilot boarding area, but vessels may be instructed to approach the channel entrance by port control.

Max size: Vessels of up to 230m LOA are allowed entry with longer vessels at the Harbour Master's discretion, draft depend upon depth of water at the berth and tide restrictions during the period of stay in port.

Berthing:
Berth Depth
No 1 : Depth 10.5m
No 2 : Depth 9.8m.
No 3 - 8 : Depth 9.3m.
No 9 - 10 : Depth 10.7m.
No 11 - 15 : Depth 9.3m.
No 16 - 31 : Depth 11.5m.
No 32 - 35 : Depth 12.8m.

Container Berths:
Berth
No 31 - 32 : Length 225m.
No 33 - 35 : Length 300m.

An efficient inter port trucking arrangement enables containers to be shuttled between Port Rashid and Jebel Ali. A new 8 lane highway covers the 35km distance.

Tanker berths: Port Rashid Oil jetty is situated on the main breakwater 260m N of the control tower, it accommodates tankers up to LOA 230m, least depth alongside jetty 11.5m. This jetty is used for fuel oil, gas oil, jet fuel and lub oils. Bunkers and fresh water are available.

Ro-ro berths: Ro-ro ramps are situated on Berths No 15-16 corner, No 16-17 corner and Berth No 35. Also small vessel ro-ro ramps are available.

Facilities:
Equipment Amount
Forklift 2 - 35t 88
Forklift container 15
Forklift ro-ro 5
Container crane 11
Mobile crane 4
Overhead crane 1
Straddle carrier 27
Toploader 2

Storage: Open storage area: Paved area 214,175m2, Unpaved area 189,675m2.
Container Terminal storage area: Paved 431,860m2.

Transit sheds:
Container freight stations:
Area Area
(m2) (m2)
No 1 7,200 No 6 7,200
No 2 7,200 No 7 7,200
No 3 7,200 No 8 7,200
No 4 7,200 No 9 7,200
No 5 7,200

General cargo sheds: 
No 1 7,200 No 14 7,200
No 6 7,200 No 15 7,200
No 5 7,200 No 22 7,200
No 7 7,200 No 23 7,200
No 8 7,200 No 24 7,200
No 9 7,200 No 25 7,200
No 12 7,200 No 28 7,200
No 13 7,200 No 29 7,200

Leased Shed:
No 2 7,200
No 3 7,200
No 4 7,200

Fresh Water: Available.

Bunkers: Available.

  

     

 Fujairah

Country: United Arab Emirates
Coordinates: 25.10 N, 056.21 E
Description: The Port of Fujairah is situated on the E coast of the United Arab Emirates.General overview: The port offers facilities for general cargo and container vessels. It is one of the main ports in the area serving India, East Africa and the Gulf.

Fujairah is also an important Bunkering Port where the Bunker Barges load from big storage tankers and supply bunkers to passing vessels at Anchorage. Often the most competitive Bunker Rates in the Arabian Gulf are at Fujairah.

ARRIVAL INFORMATION
ETA's:
Notify control tower, agent and Harbour Master of ETA as soon as possible, message to include vessel details, cargo, flag and draft.

Ship to ship (STS): Notice of arrival: Ships should advise their ETA at Fujairah at least 72 hours prior to arrival giving ship's particulars and details of cargo operations, when in range they must contact Fujairah Port Control, via VHF ch 16.

The local agent of the vessel should re-confirm 24 hours prior to arrival and confirm that all certificates specified in clause 5 will be available for inspection and are valid. Agents will liaise with the port of Fujairah to arrange permission for STS operations to proceed.

NAVIGATION
Anchorages: Vessels anchoring in Fujairah waters must have approved UAE Agent and report to Fujairah Port Control on VHF ch 16.

Navigation aids: A light is exhibited on high ground 0.5nm W of the harbour area.

Tugs: There are 4 tugs available.

Restrictions:
Pilotage Compulsory for all vessels within the port, except those vessels whose Masters hold exemption certificate.
Max size: Max. Draft 12.5m., Max. LOA 280m.

Berthing:
General cargo/Bulk berths: All main quay berths are of concrete block construction with interlock block work surfacing. Fendering is of high impact toughened rubber. The total quay length is 1,070m and berths are numbered 1-4 from S to N and all are served by four rail run gantry cranes.
Berths No 1 and 2 have a direct pipe line to EGPC tank farm for gas oil supply or discharge.

Container berths: Total berth area of 170,000m2 with a continuous quay length of 800m. Depths 11m and 12m.

Ro-Ro berths: Berth No 1 for vessels length 120.0m, width 7.0m; Berth No 2, length 100.0m, width 5.0m.

Facilities: Cranage: There are 2 x 40t IHI quay gantries with 34.5m outreach, 4 x 41t IHI with 39.5m outreach. Eleven Rubber tyred gantries. 2 x 24t mobile Jones cranes. Six 40t top load fork lifts.

Storage: There is 140,000m2 paved storage area; container storage 19,500 TEUs; one 2,500m2 transit shed; no cold stores.

Fresh Water: Available.

Bunkers: Available.

  

     

 Hamriyah LPG Terminal

Country: United Arab Emirates
Coordinates: 25.28 N, 055.29 E
Description: The terminal is located in the Emirate of Sharjah approx 7.5nm NW of Hamriyah.

General Overview: The terminal consists of a shore tank with related onshore facilities, an offshore loading berth composed primarily of a single point mooring buoy (SPM) and a 30in submarine pipeline which runs from the shore tank to the loading berth.

The shore tank is located outside the village of Hamriyah on the coastline between Umm al Qaiwain and Ajman in approx position Lat 2529.5'N, Long 05530.7'E. The loading berth is located in 21.6m of water and is situated in an open and unsheltered roadstead approx 7.6nm offshore on a bearing of 308(T) from the shore tank in approx position Lat 2534.5'N, Long 05524.1'E.

ARRIVAL INFORMATION
ETAs: Advice of arrival: It is important that vessels establish radio contact with the company and with the operator's designated marine service when 3 days distant from the terminal and maintain such contact until just prior to arrival at the terminal. Vessels should send an ETA message to the company and to the operator's designated marine service not less than 72 hours prior to the arrival at the terminal, providing the following information:

1. ETA
2. Estimated draft forward and aft upon arrival
3. Quantity of crude to be loaded and the grade
4. Estimated sailing draft
5. Last port of call
6. Whether the vessel has a clean bill of health
7. Distance from bow to centre of manifold.

NAVIGATION
Anchorage:
The anchorage area for vessels awaiting the loading berth at Hamriyah Oil Terminal is a 1 mile radius with its centre due North of the loading berth in approx. position Lat: 25 37.5' N Long: 055 24.1' E.

Navigation aids: The SPM is fitted with a racon, coded "Zulu". There is also a white navigation light flashing "U" with a range of 5.7nm.

Tugs: Mooring launch: The company will provide a mooring launch which is owned by the operator's designated marine service to assist in the mooring and unmooring of the vessel.

Restrictions: Pilot/Mooring Master will boards the vessel at approx. 3nm due N of the loading berth in approx position Lat 2537.5'N, Long 05524.1'E. The Mooring Master will be provided by the company and vessels will not be allowed to approach or depart from the loading berth without the company designated Mooring Master being on board. The Mooring Master will advise vessel personnel on the approaches to the loading berth; the operations of mooring and unmooring; the raising, connection, disconnecting and lowering of the floating cargo hose and in all other operations within the loading berth area. All manoeuvring of vessels within the loading berth area shall be performed by vessel personnel as directed by the vessel's officer in charge and in accordance with the procedure advised by the Mooring Master.Max. size: Max draft 16.76m, 80,000dwt.

Berthing: The SPM buoy moors vessels from the bow and consists primarily of a cylindrical buoy which is secured to the seabed by 6 catenary anchor legs each of which are tethered to the seabed by a heavy duty anchor system. The cylindrical buoy is 5.3m in height, fitted with a skirt 16m in diameter and can accept vessels up to 80,000dwt

Facilities:
Vessel's gear: Prior to the arrival of any vessel at the Mooring Master boarding area, the port derrick of the vessel should be up and ready to lift the mooring and hose connection gear on board the vessel from the mooring launch. On the port side, opposite the vessel's manifold, there must be equipment capable of lifting the floating hose safely and efficiently, a 7.5T lift, from the sea surface over the port rail to the vessel's manifold. Vessels must also have an adequate supply of nuts, gaskets and wrenches to connect the floating cargo hose. If, in the opinion of the Mooring Master, the vessel is not equipped with adequate mooring or loading facilities or lines or gear, the Mooring Master must so inform the vessel's Master and in such event the vessel will not be brought into the loading berth until the facilities or lines or gear are deemed satisfactory by the Mooring Master.

Fresh Water: Not available.

Bunkers: Not available.

  

     

 Hamriyah

Country: United Arab Emirates   
Coordinates: 25.35 N, 055.24 E
Description: Modern port situated 10km NE of Dubai

General Overview: The port has facilities for container, ro-ro and bulk vessels. Two cold stores with adjacent berths. Sharjah is also known as Port Khalid.

ARRIVAL INFORMATION
ETA's: Notify control tower, agent and Harbour Master of ETA as soon as possible, message to include vessel details, cargo, flag and draft.

NAVIGATION

Approaches: The approach to Mina Khalid, is marked by lightbuoys and is dredged to 10.3m.

Anchorages: A limited number of vessels may anchor at moorings within the deepwater harbour with the prior approval of the Port Authority.

Tugs: Three tugs are available, carrying fire fighting equipment.

Restrictions: Pilotage Compulsory, 24 hour service available. Vessels should await the pilot to seaward of the fairway buoy. This buoy is a spherical buoy, red and white vertically striped, flashing, white every 6 seconds at Lat 2522'N, Long 05520'E.

Max size: Max draft 12.0m.

Largest vessel handled: (tanker), 220,000dwt, 9.0m draft.

Berthing:
General cargo/Bulk berths: Berths No 3, 4, 5 and 6 :
Total length 725m. Draft 8.5 to 9.5 at MLLWBerths No 8, 9, 10 and 11:
Total length 775m. Draft 8.5 to 9.5 at MLLW

General cargo/reefer, also silos available.

Container berths:

Berths No 1, 1A and 2, :Total length 568m.
Berth No 1A , Draft 11.5 at MLLW
Berths No 1 and 2 Draft 10.5 at MLLW

Tanker berths: Oil terminal to accommodate tankers of up to 60,000dwt with a draft not exceeding 10.5m.

Ro-ro berths: 
Berth No 7:  Total length 220m. Draft 9.5m at MLLW

Storage: A total of 12 warehouses are available: six at 115m x 40m;
5 at 120m x 60m; 1 at North Wharf at 88.5m x 40.5m.

There are 14 open storage areas totalling 220,200m2 and two berth side coldstores which provide 9,000t of storage.

Fresh Water: Available.

Bunkers: Available.

  

     

 Jebel Ali

Country: United Arab Emirates
Coordinates: 25.00 N, 055.03 E
Description: The port Jebel Ali is located on the Gulf coast approx 37km SW of Dubai.

General Overview: The outer basin has a length of 2.3km, width 600m, depth 14m and the inner basin has a length of 3.7km, width 425m, depth 11.5m. The main axis of both basins is 047-227. Facilities exist to accommodate ro-ros, container ships, bulkers, general cargo vessels and tankers.

ARRIVAL INFORMATION
ETA's: Vessels arriving at Jebel Ali port are required to provide the following, ETA:

1. At least 48 hours prior to arrival or on leaving the last port, whichever is later via Operation Department and/or Harbour Master's Office, tel: +971 4 835326, fax: +971 4 835430, telex: 47398 DPA EM.
2. Confirm the vessels ETA at least 24 hours prior to arrival at the designated pilotage area.
3. Notify ETD 1 hour prior to departure.

Prior to arrival, all vessels regardless of tonnage should provide Jebel Ali Port Control with the following information:

1. Name of vessel
2. Port of registry
3. Name of Master
4. GRT
5. LOA
6. Draft
7. Cargo to load or discharge
8. Pilot boarding arrangements
9. Number of crew indicating the number of deck crew available for manoeuvring.
10. Health information
11. Last port of call

NAVIGATION
Port limits: Port limits extend to 5nm.

Approaches: The Jebel Ali approach channel begins 8nm offshore, the channel entrance being marked by a red and white vertical striped safe water mark buoy situated at Lat 2506'N, Long 05433'E. The approach channel, which has a depth of 15m, is buoyed and runs in a direction 315(T) towards the terminal. After 10nm, the channel takes a 25 bend and becomes the entrance channel, which leads into the terminal on an alignment of 340(T)-160(T).

The approach channel has a width if 280m reducing to 235m, in the bend the channel widens to 300m and in the entrance channel to 340m. Ships should approach the Mina Jebel Ali lightfloat in Lat 2510'N, Long 05452'E, Gp.Fl(3) 12secs 15M. The float lies on the axis of the channel leading into Jebel Ali terminal and from here vessels should steer 135(T) to approach the pilot boarding area.

Anchorages: The holding ground is poor, vessels are recommended to use more cable than usual. The anchorage area is enclosed by the following four positions:

1. 2511.30'N 05449.75'E
2. 2508.20'N 05453.20'E
3. 2505.38'N 05449.75'E
4. 2508.30'N 05446.20'E

Vessels anchor in a depth of approx 16-20m.

All vessels are warned that an untrenched pipeline lies E of the channel. This line comes ashore in position Lat 2501'N, Long 05504.5'E, it is from 3.22km to 8.05km E of buoyed entrance channel. Vessels should not anchor near this pipeline, nor should they approach the area with anchors walked back or trailing. Several other unmarked pipelines exist to the N of Jebel Ali port limits. Anchoring other than in designated anchorages is not advisable.

Navigation aids: Jebel Ali lightfloat (Lat 2510'N, Long 05452'E) with a red hull and framework light tower, fitted with a radar reflector and a racon is moored 13nm NW of the entrance to the port, in addition to its main light, a quick flashing riding light is exhibited.Two power stations with conspicuous chimneys (red obstruction lights), stand on the coast 5nm NE of Mina Jebel Ali. The seaward end of the cooling water intakes for the power stations are marked by lightbuoys.

Aero lights are exhibited from 2 flare stacks situated at the gas refinery, the tanks of which are conspicuous, stand close NE of the port area.

A radio mast, 91m in height, stands on the NE side of the harbour close S of No 1 Tanker Berth.

An aluminium smelter works, which is conspicuous stands on the coast 1nm NE of the gas refinery.

Mina Jebel Ali control tower, attaining an elevation of 50m, is conspicuous on the SW side of the harbour.
Two conspicuous silos stand on quay No 1 close NE of the control tower.

Jebel Ali (Lat 2502'N, Long 05508'E) a conspicuous flat topped hill, 67m high, is situated 1.75nm inland and 4.5nm ENE of the entrance to Mina Jebel Ali.

Three conspicuous radio towers (red obstruction lights) stand close N of the summit of Jebel al Ali.

An earth satellite tracking station, comprising 3 large and conspicuous dish aerials, marked by obstruction lights, stand respectively, close N and W of the radio masts.

Jebel Ali hotel, with a marina fronting it, is on the coast 1.5nm W of the port.

Hassah Palace stands on the shore between the port and Jebel Ali Hotel; Hassah marina, enclosed by breakwaters, fronts the palace. A light is exhibited from a white tower with a red band on the W breakwater head.

Tugs: Three fire fighting tugs are maintained at Jebel Ali terminal. They are fully equipped with radar, multi-channel VHF radios, towing winches and towlines. Two are of 2,300hp with a bollard pull of over 30t and the third is of 3,100hp with a bollard pull of over 40t. In addition, privately owned tugs are normally available at the terminal.

Restrictions:
Pilotage is compulsory and pilots are available on a 24 hour basis. Vessels requiring a pilot should call Jebel Ali control on VHF ch 16 at least 2 hours before arrival at pilot boarding area.

All vessels (other than exempted vessels) navigating whether by entry, leaving or moving within Jebel Ali shall be under the charge of a pilot:The following vessels will be excepted ships:

1. Ship of war
2. Pleasure craft
3. Ships of less than 150nrt
4. Tugs, dredgers, barges or similar vessels whose ordinary course of navigation does not extend beyond the gulf.
5. Tenders of MENAS
6. Country craft

Pilots will board from fast launches, marked "Pilots" equipped with VHF. Watch kept on VHF ch 16, callsign "Jebel Ali Pilots".

The pilot boarding area is located N of the seaward and of the channel entrance. The centre of this area is a light float marked in position Lat 2510.5'N, Long 05452'E with a radius of 1nm and exhibiting Gp.Fl(3) 12secs with visibility of 15nm.

Max size: VLCC and ULCC.

Berthing:
General cargo/bulk berths:
Berth
No 1-17 Depth 14.0m. Max. draft 13.2m.
No 18-66 Depth 11.5m Msx. draft 10.7m.

Bulk Grain Terminal:
Location Quay 1
Berths 3-4

Facilities Two travelling loader/unloader arms, with an outreach of 22.5m and 800tph capacity are installed and can travel 460m parallel with quay face.
Depth 13.2m
Dubai Terminal:
Location Quay 1
Berths 1

Facilities A travelling unloader equipped with 2 booms having a travel of 140m is used for the discharging of alumina powder capacity 380tph.
Depth 13.2m
Bulk Sugar Terminal:
Location Quay 1
Berths 4-5
Draft 13.2m

Container Berths: 
Location Berths 14-17
Length 1,220m
Depth 14.0m
Facilities 60m concrete apron

Tanker Berths:
Location Berth 1
Facilities 6 loading arms with 10in connections for product tankers, 3 loading arms with 16in connection for LPG, 2 vapour return lines (1 for propane, 1 for butane) with 14in connections.
Mooring hooks of 100T, each fitted with electric capstan.
Depth 15mD
raft 14.3m at HW
LOA 275m
Tanker Berth:
Location Berth 2

Facilities 10 Chicksan arms
Draft 13.2m
LOA 225m
Depth 14.0m

Chemical Tanker:
Location Berth 51
Depth 11.5m
Draf 10.8m

Star Energy: 
Location Quay 2
Berths 8-9
LOA 255m
Facilities 2 ships can be accommodated simultaneously on these berths. 2 x 12in
Chicksan arms
Mooring hook assemblies, each fitted with capstans.
Draft 13.25m

Ro-ro:
Location Quay 5-6
Draft 10.5m
Location Quay 17
Draft 13.5m

Facilities:
Forklift 2-35t 107 Forklift Container 10
Forklift ro-ro 1 Container crane 8
Harbour mobile crane 2 Mobile crane 1
Barge crane 1 Overhead crane 2
RTG (Transtainer Crane) 34 Toploader 13

Storage: Open storage area:
Area(m2)

Q-5 General cargo 256,5T
imberland 70,300
Quay 10 201,400

Container Terminal:
Storage area 792,907
Covered storage area:
Cool store 1 3,733
Cool store 2 4,538
Cold store 13,106,15

Dutch Barn:
No 1 :Area 7,200m2 Area No 6 7,200m2
No 2 :Area 7,200m2 Area No 6 7,200m2
No 3 :Area 7,200m2 Area No 6 7,200m2
No 4 :Area 7,200m2 Area No 6 7,200m2
No 5 :Area 7,200m2

A purpose built warehouse facility that has 9 separate chambers with a controllable temperature range from -29C to +12C. This facility can accommodate up to 42,000m3 of reefer cargo.

Barges: None.
Ballast/slop reception: Vessels are warned that no dirty ballast discharge will be allowed within the limits of Jebel Ali Terminal. There are no shore ballast reception facilities.

Fresh Water: Available.

Bunkers: Available.

   

     

 Khor Fakkan

Country: United Arab Emirates
Coordinates: 25.22 N, 056.22 E
Description: The port is situated outside the Strait of Hormuz, on the E coast of the United Arab Emirates.

General Overview: Khor Fakkan is a natural deep water harbour converted into a three berth container and ro-ro facility, capable of handling large container vessels.

ARRIVAL INFORMATION
ETA's:
Notify control tower, agent and Harbour Master of ETA as soon as possible, message to include vessel details, cargo, flag and draft.

NAVIGATION
Anchorages: Anchorage may be obtained in the bay clear of the approach fairway with prior approval by the port authority. The anchorage is open to the NE but the holding ground is good.

Prohibited anchorage: Anchoring is prohibited in Sharjah territorial waters, unless the vessel is waiting to enter Khawr Fakkan port, or to cargo vessels requiring certain facilities available from this port, large tankers are not permitted to anchor within 10nm of the coast.

Navigation aids: A prominent radio tower (framework structure) stands close S of the container terminal, the gantry cranes are also prominent.A ruined tower, stands at an elevation of 82m on rising ground 3.5 cables S of the village; another ruined tower stands on the cliffy point adjoining the port area, 3 cables E of the village.

The Holiday Inn Hotel, stands on the foreshore 3.5 cables NNE of Jabal Sidr; at night it is illuminated by lights.

Tugs: There are 2 tugs of 2,400hp each fitted with fire fighting equipment and VHF communications.

Restrictions: Pilotage Compulsory for all vessels over 150nrt, pilots board in the vicinity of the approach lightbuoy, moored 9 cables N of Sirat al Khawr. Pilots are available throughout 24 hours.

Max. Size: Max. draft 11.9m., range max. 3.0m., height of wharf at HW 1.8m.

Berthing: Two berths with a depth of 12.5m, berth length 430m.Ro-ro berths: There is a 180t pontoon.Storage: There is open storage of 100,000m2 available.

Fresh Water: Available.

Bunkers: Available.

   

     

 Port Rashid

Country: United Arab Emirates   
Coordinates: 25.16 N, 055.16 E
Description: The Port Rashid is a major port situated on the seaward side of the city of Dubai.Port Rashid has grown to be the principal port of the United Arab Emirates. The port has facilities for all types of ocean going vessels. Dubai also has the largest dry dock in the world, which is situated immediately adjacent to Port Rashid, in the Dubai

ARRIVAL INFORMATION
ETA's: Vessels arriving at Port Rashid are required to provide the Operations Department and or the Harbour Master with the following ETA and draft on arrival.

1 At least 48 hours prior to arrival or on leaving the last port whichever is later, via Operations Department
2 Confirm the vessel's ETA at least 24 hours prior to arrival at the designated pilotage area.
3. Notify ETD 1 hour prior to departure.

NAVIGATION
Port limits:
Extend to 5nm.
Port Rashid has no approach channel but entry should be made between the breakwaters from the N.

Dubai approach buoy lies in position Lat 2521'N, Long 05514'E which is 3.7nm from Port Rashid entrance buoy RW.Fl.10secs. Port Rashid entrance should be approached from the north in a direction of 182.

Width of entrance 190m, depth 13.0m.

The turning buoy is situated to the N edge of the 13.0m channel in the outer turning basin, this basin having a radius of 180m. Buoy yellow top mark.FL.R.

Inner basin turning radius is 160m, depth 11.5m.

Leading lights: The front leading light is situated on the main breakwater in position Lat 2516'N, Long 05516'E day mark painted red and yellow. Triangular board with breakwater rocks painted white. Light quick flashing white.

The rear leading light is situated on the dry-dock lee breakwater in position Lat 2515'N, Long 05516'E day mark painted red and yellow. Triangular boards with breakwater rocks painted white. Light Occ.W.2secs.

The leading lights are situated 1,450m apart.

Anchorages: Anchorage is 3nm from the terminal. A restricted number of vessels can anchor within the breakwater, although size is a limitation. Under instruction from the Harbour Master, loading and discharge, ex lighters, may be carried out if required.

The holding ground is poor, ships are recommended to use more cable than usual. Close watch should be kept during "shammal winds" (Nov-Mar) from a NW'ly direction.Long term anchorage, enclosed by the following 4 positions:
1. 2518.07'N 5505.21'E
2. 2515.24'N 5510.45'E
3. 2518.18'N 5508.33'E
4. 2521.18'N 5515.36'E

Depth of water approx 11-19m.

Short term anchorages:
1. 2523.12'N 5516.28'E
2. 2520.40'N 5519.57'E
3. 2518.41'N 5516.40'E

Depth of water approx 10-16m

Navigation aids:
Approach: The Dubai High light, on the Dubai International Trade Centre 4km from the terminal, is visible for 50km and has the following characteristics; Gp.Fl.W.30secs.

Breakwater and leading lights Lee Breakwater light F1.R.25secs, Main Breakwater light Gp.F1(2)G.30secs; Front Lead light Qk.F1.W.0.5secs, Position Lat 2516'N, Long 5516'E; Rear Lead light Gp.Occ.W.2secs; Position Lat 2515'N, Long 5516'E.

The Dubai approach buoy, a black and white pillar buoy F1.10secs, bears 350(T) x 4.6nm from the main breakwater.

Tugs: The terminal has three tugs of 2,450hp.

Restrictions:
Pilotage compulsory, except other than those exempted, whether entering, leaving or moving with Port Rashid, will be required to have services of a licensed pilot.

The following vessels will be exempted ships:
1. Ship of war
2. Pleasure craft
3. Ships of less than 300t
4. Tenders of MENAS
5. Country craft

Vessels requiring a pilot should give at least 2 hours notice of arrival in the pilot boarding area.

Outbound ships should advise pilot at least 1 hour prior to departure. Masters are advised that outward pilots cannot take the ship to sea without sighting valid immigration clearance.

The pilot boarding area is located N of the breakwater entrance 1.0-1.6nm off.

Max size: Vessels of up to 230m LOA are allowed entry with longer vessels at the Harbour Master's discretion, draft depend upon depth of water at the berth and tide restrictions during the period of stay in port.

Berthing:
General cargo/Bulk berths:
No 1 :length 10.5m.
No 2 :length 9.8m.
No 3-8 :length 9.3m.
No 9-10 :length 10.6m.
No 11-15:length 9.3m.
No 16-31:length 11.5m.
No 32-35:length 12.8m.

Container Berths:
No 31-32 :length 225m.
No 33-35 :length 300m.

An efficient inter port trucking arrangement enables containers to be shuttled between Port Rashid and Jebel Ali. A new 8 lane highway covers the 35km distance.

Tanker berths: Port Rashid Oil jetty is situated on the main breakwater 260m N of the control tower, it accommodates tankers up to LOA 230m, depth alongside jetty 11.5m. .

Ro-ro berths: Ro-ro ramps are situated on Berths No 15-16 corner, No 16-17 corner and Berth No 35. Also small vessel ro-ro ramps are available.

Facilities:
Equipment Amount
Forklift 2-35t 88
Forklift container 15
Forklift ro-ro 5
Container crane 11
Mobile crane 4
Overhead crane 1
Straddle carrier 27
Toploader 2

Storage:
Open storage area: Paved area 214,175m2, Unpaved area 189,675m2.Container Terminal storage area: Paved 431,860m2.

Fresh Water: Available.

Bunkers: Available.

   

     

 Ras Al-Khaimah

Country: United Arab Emirates
Coordinates: 25.45 N, 056.01 E
Description: Ras al-Khaimah is a sub port of Mina Saqr which is located on the Gulf coast, approx 30km N of Ras al Khaimah, close to the Strait of Hormuz.

There is a jetty of length 100m., suitable for berthing smaller vessels, which is protected by a breakwater and the depth of water here is 3.0m. All larger cargo vessels with cargo should assume discharging / loading will be carried at Mina Saqr.

ARRIVAL INFORMATION
ETA's: Notify ETA 48, 24, 12 hours and then every hour prior to arrival.

NAVIGATION

Approaches: Port is bounded by a main and lee breakwater. No hazards or sandbars; depth in the dredged channel 12.2m, length 2.4km, width 180m min.

Approach buoy in position Lat 2600'N, Long 05602.40'E is a red and white pillar buoy.

Anchorages: Anchorage area to seaward of main breakwater bounded by the following co-ordinates:

1. 2558.36'N 05601.48'E
2. 2559.24'N 05559.02'E
3. 2601.12'N 05602.11'E

Depth ranging from 20-38m; good holding ground.

Principal navigation aids: Leading directional light on 20m high tower, red 3, white 4, green 3.

Tugs: Available, four tugs, total capacity 5,650hp.

Restrictions: Pilotage is available 24 hours a day and is compulsory. Pilots will board in the vicinity of the Mina Saqr Approach buoy in position Lat 2600'N, Long 05602'E.

Max size: Largest vessel handled: 60,000dwt part loaded or 45,000dwt fully laden, max LOA 225m, max draft 12.0m.

Berthing: For Berthing Please See " Mina Saqr "

     

Sharjah

Country: United Arab Emirates
Coordinates: 25.22 N, 055.24 E
Description: The Port of Sharjah is situated 10km NE of Dubai
General overview: The port has facilities for container, ro-ro and bulk vessels. Two cold stores with adjacent berths. Sharjah is also known as Port Khalid.

ARRIVAL

INFORMATION
ETA's: Notify control tower, agent and Harbour Master of ETA as soon as possible, message to include vessel details, cargo, flag and draft.

NAVIGATION

Approaches: The approach to Mina Khalid, is marked by lightbuoys and is dredged to 10.3m.

Anchorages: A limited number of vessels may anchor at moorings within the deepwater harbour with the prior approval of the Port Authority.

Tugs: Three tugs are available and they are fitted with fire fighting equipment.

Restrictions:
Pilotage Compulsory, 24 hour service available. Vessels should await the pilot to seaward of the fairway buoy. This buoy is a spherical buoy, red and white vertically striped, flashing, white every 6 seconds at Lat 2522'N, Long 05520'E.

Max size: Max draft 12.0m.

Berthing:
General cargo/Bulk berths:
Berths No 3, 4, 5 & 6: Total length 725m. Draft 8.5 to 9.5 at MLLW

Berths No 8, 9, 10 & 11: Total length 775m. Draft 8.5 to 9.5 at MLLW

General cargo/reefer, also silos available

Container berths: Berths No 1, 1A & 2, :Total length 568m.

Berth No 1A,: Draft 11.5 at MLLW

Berths No 1 & 2: Draft 10.5 at MLLW

Tanker berths: Oil terminal to accommodate tankers of up to 60,000dwt with a draft not exceeding 10.5m.

Ro-ro berths:

Berth No 7: Length 220 Draft 9.5m at MLLW
Storage: A total of 12 warehouses are available: six at 115m x 40m;5 at 120m x 60m; 1 at North Wharf at 88.5m x 40.5m.There are 14 open storage areas totalling 220,200m2 and two berth side coldstores which provide 9,000t of storage.

Fresh Water: Available.

Bunkers: Available.


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