The PORTS program for calculating max draught is in use at the port.
Vertical clearances: Walt Whitman fixed suspension bridge with a vertical clearance of 46m at the centre and 42m at the sides, spans the river at Greenwich Point, 0.7nm NNE of Greenwich Coal Pier.
Benjamin Franklin fixed suspension bridge, with a vertical clearance of 41m at the centre and 39m at the sides, spans the river 2.3nm N of Greenwich Point.
Conrail Lift Bridge, with a vertical clearance of 15m when closed and 41m when open, spans Delaware River close SW of Fisher Point.

North Atlantic right whales: From1st November to 30th April a Seasonal Management Area is established at the entrance to Delaware Bay. A maximum speed restriction of 10kts is imposed in this vicinity during this period to reduce the danger of ship strikes on North Atlantic right whales.

Includes content supplied by IHS Global Ltd.; Copyright © IHS Global, Ltd., 2019. All rights reserved.

Latest Related News

View All News