Harbour

A breakwater, 825 m in length, protects the harbour from SW. The basin between the breakwater and the main quay is about 650 m by 300 m and is dredged to 9.7 m (32') LWST.

There are three (3) berths, each of 162 m in length, along the breakwater N arm and two (2) sugar berths of each 152 m at the S arm. Cross berth no. 1 is 152 m long.


Main Wharf
Berths nos. 2, 3 and 4, each 182 m in length, is designed for handling break bulk, general cargo and containers.


Bulk Berth
At dolphins in the N part of the harbour has 11 m (36') depth alongside.


Coaster Basin
With 6 m (20') depth and 152 m quayage is situated in the E part of the harbour.


Tanker Berths
Tankers up to 243 m (800') can be accommodated in the S part of the W basin when drawing max. 9.1 m (30') and at a T-headed jetty SW of the basin when drawing max. 11.6 m (38'). Vessels berth port side to the pier head. Pipelines for molasses and fuel oils are laid on to the breakwater berths. ASA flanges.


Needham Point
Offshore oil berth for crude discharging to the Mobil Oil Refinery can accommodate tankers up to 180 m (600') in length and with a max. draft of 10 m (33'). Berthing during daylight hours only.


There are three (3) mooring buoys, one NE of and two (2) SW of the pipeline marker buoy. Water depth 12 m (40'). Discharging from starboard side through a 10'' hose connected to a 12'' submerged pipeline. Average pumping rate 300 t/h at max. pressure 3.5 kg/cm2 (50 psi).


Oistin Bay
4.5 miles SE of Needham Point is entered close NW of Kendal Point in depth from 9-18 m (30'-60'). There is a good berth in a depth of 11 m (36'), where tankers discharge aviation fuel.


Spring Garden Anchorage
1 mile N of the harbour, has a water depth of 4.5 m (15') in the approach. A floating pipeline leads to the shore installations.

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