WESTERN/EDEN CHANNEL/ ECLV : Latitude: 21° 05' N, Longitude: 87° 50' E
Western/Eden channel pilot boarding approach waypoints in wgs84 as follows
|1. WP 1 21 º05.00’ N 087 º 51.30’ E -|
|2. WP 2 21 º12.30’ N 087 º 51.30’ E 000* x 7.3 nm|
|4. WP 4 21 º26.80’ N 087 º 48.60’ E 000* x 5.1 nm|
|5. WP-5 21° 30' 30.000" N 087° 50' 05.000" E|
|6. WP-6 21° 35' 00.547" N 087° 51' 55.348" E|
|7. WP-7 21° 40' 32.020" N 087° 55' 33.420" E|
|8. WP-8 21° 44' 03.797" N 087° 56' 19.013" E|
|9. WP-9 21° 46' 15.600" N 087° 57' 16.000" E (PILOT BOARDING GROUND)|
|SAGAR VTS AND HALDIA VTMS OPERATE ON WGS 84 DATUM|
UNDER KEEL CLEARANCE
Upto vessel LOA 180 mtrs - 90 cms
Above vessel LOA 180 mtrs - 70 cms
Diameter - 545 mtrs
Coastal Breakwater, River Natural
WESTERN/EDEN CHANNEL/ ECLV : Latitude: 21° 05' N, Longitude: 87° 50' E,Pilot boarding ground in vicinity of wp 9 : 21° 46' 15.600
NO. OF BERTH: 14 Berths. LOA: 235.00 Meters. BEAM: 32.30 Meters. DRAFT: as per monthly forecast published by port
Sandheads is the anchorage where vessels wait in case berth is not available. The Pilot pick up point is 3 to 4 Hrs Passage from Sandheads. Berthing at Haldia Takes place during the High water at Haldia. contact with the Pilot vessel with VHF Channel 16/68 or SSB frequency 4147.4/8295.4 Khz to give ETA with fresh water arrival draft. Pilot confirm the position of dropping anchor in case not berthing.
Haldia Port (LAT.22 deg 02'N., LONG. 88 deg 06'E) is located on the west bank of the river Hooghly, 65 nautical miles from the Anchorage at Sandheads ( and also the NOR tendering area) in the Bay of Bengal. Haldia is a riverine port and vessels movements are tide restricted. Haldia dock is secured by Lock Gate. All Inward and outward movements are regulated by high Tide , which is available twice a day at an interval of 12 hrs i.e. : DAY TIDE & NIGHT TIDE. Ships usually drop anchor at Sandheads awaiting berthing instruction. Estimated transit time from Sandheads to Lock Gate/ Haldia Oil Jetty about 6 to 7 hours and and from sandheads to lock gate to alongside berth 8 to 9 hrs (approx). Estimated time of berthing approx half an hour (actual tying up). Regarding un-berthing also same applicable. Night navigation is allowed at inside dock upto LOA 230 mtrs and max draft 8.50 mtrs and at Haldia Oil Jetty ( HOJ-1 ) LOA upto 170 mtrs and max draft upto 7.0 mtrs and at Haldia Oil Jetty - 3 (HOJ-3) LOA between 120 mtrs to 135 mtrs & max draft 7.0 mtrs is acceptable .
Note : Night berthing is not allowed at HOJ-2 and HOJ-3
River Channel : 1006 to 1007 , Inside dock : 1000 to 1001.
Upto vessel LOA 180 mtrs - 90 cms & Above vessel LOA 180 mtrs - 70 cms
The Channel at the entrance to the Hugli River is prone to frequent changes, the Buoyage is moved frequently.
Road: Haldia dock complex is well connected with national highway no.6 via national highway no.41 with and the rest of the country. the port of Haldia acts as the guiding factor to trade and commerce of vast hinterland comprising the entire eastern India and the two land-lockedhimalayan kingdoms of Nepal Andbhutan.
Rail: South eastern railway via Panskura.
Rail facility for cargo is available in the port with a double rail track linking to Cuttack.
Inland water ways: National waterways no. i (Ganga), national waterways no. ii (Brahmaputra) and the proposed national waterways no. vi which will link Lakhipur (in Assam) with Bhanga (in the faridpur district of Bangladesh) on the Barak river which will supplement the inland movement of daughter vessels and barges between Kopt and Bangladesh
Kolkata Airport (Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport ) distance from Haldia abt. 140 km and take abt. 3 hours by car through road.
PORT RADIO AND INFO SERVICE:
VHF CH 16 OR 68 OR SSB 4147.4/8295.4 KHZ.
Haldia is all weather port and continues operation throughout the year.
March to May - Summer season (shipping operations will be affected by occasional thunderstorms known as norwesters which lasts for 2 to 3 hrs)
June to September - Monsoon season (rainy season but shipping activities not affected unless bad/inclement weather)
October to February - Winter season (shipping operations may be affected at times owing to occasional dense fog in the morning)
ISPS COMPLIANT: YES. SECURITY LEVEL - 2
PFSO : Director Marine Department,
Haldia is a riverine port and all vsl's movements are tide restricted. Haldia dock is secured by Lock Gate. All Inward and outward movements are regulated by high Tide , which is available twice a day at an interval of 12 hrs i.e. : DAY TIDE & NIGHT TIDE.
|Shift||Working Hours||Tea Break|
Haldia port works all 7 days a week including Saturdays/Sundays/Holidays
Normally operation continue 24 Hours basis at MHC berths
Cargo operation: Round the clock 24x7
|1st Shift||0600-1400||0530 - 0630|
|2nd Shift||1400-2200||1330 - 1430|
|3rd Shift||2200-0600||2130 - 2230|
Possible - except Pakistan national
Haldia port berthing policy Available through chart
Coastal Priority :
Haldia Port is allowing priority for one coastal vessel at a time
|Butadiene||3816 MT day|
|Mtbe (methyl tertiary butyl ether)||7656 MT day|
|Phosphoric acid||10848 MT day|
|Acetic acid||8592 MT day|
|Bitumen||6000 MT day|
|Caustic soda||6024 MT day|
|Methyl ethyl glycol (meg)||6648 MT day|
|LPG||14280 MT day|
|Naphtha||20880 MT day|
|Butene||2328 MT day|
|Benzene||7000 MT day|
|Aviation turbine fuel||3864 MT day|
|LDO||4272 MT day|
|Methanol / methyl alcohol||3936 MT day|
|Motor spirit / petrol||4200 MT day|
|Paraxylene||9672 MT day|
|Propane||9912 MT day|
|TAME / Reformate (AFS||9720 MT day|
|Sulphuric acid||8064 MT day|
|Ammonia||7920 MT day|
|Butane||7344 MT day|
|Coal||18000 MT day|
|Cement clinkers||15000 MT day|
|Dolomite||15000 MT day|
|Fertilizer||12000 MT day|
|Urea||12000 MT day|
|Mop||12000 MT day|
|Dap||12000 MT day|
|Gypsum||15000 MT day|
|Iron ore||18000 MT day|
|Cbfs||16128 MT day|
|Crude degummed soya bean oil||10800 MT day|
|Crude sun flower oil||10800 MT day|
|Hsd||16176 MT day|
|R p coke||18000 MT day|
|Rock phosphate||14000 MT day|
|Sulphur||11000 MT day|
|Sugar||4500 MT day|
|Silica sand||16000 MT day|
|Soda ash||15000 MT day|
|Salt||8000 MT day|
|PY Gas||9000 MT day|
|Superior kerosene oil||5400 MT day|
|Butane/Propane||14000 MT day|
|H r coils||7000 MT day|
|Cold rolled coils||6000 MT day|
|Steel billets||3500 MT day|
|Steel bloom||4500 MT day|
|Steel plates||3000 MT day|
|Steel pipes||2000 MT day|
|Wire rod coils||3500 MT day|
|Project and equipment cargo||900 MT day|
|Furnace oil||12000 MT day|
|Lube oil||5000 MT day|
|Diethylene glycol||3500 MT day|
|Nitric Acid||5500 MT day|
|Iron ore lumps||18000 MT day|
|Iron ore pellets||18000 MT day|
|Lime stone||15000 MT day|
|Manganese ore||18000 MT day|
|Manganese slag||15000 MT day|
|Silicon manganese||15000 MT day|
|Met coke||18000 MT day|
|Mill scale||18000 MT day|
|Pyroxenite||13000 MT day|
|Pig iron||24000 MT day|
Port authority implemented penal berth hire charges for non achievement of benchmark pumping rate of liquid cargo.
Haldia port authority introduce new berthing policy w.e.f. 01/10/2016 . According to trade circular, Penal berth hire/ incentive clause is applicable for dry bulk cargo.
No. OF BERTH ( Inside Impounded Dock ) : 14 Berths & 1 Mooring Buoy LOA: 235.00 Meters. BEAM: 32.26 Meters.
No. OF OIL JETTY - 3 Riverine Oil Jetties, 1 Mooring Buoy for Veg Oil Discharge & 1 Barge Handling jetty situated on the River
DRAFT: as per monthly forecast published by port
Draft : Vessel has to maintain draft as per Fresh water draft forecast published by Harbour master (river). For your information, the restriction of the Fresh water draft is applicable in the river channel only during the passage from Pilot station to Haldia dock and vis-a-vis.
Port authority always insist to discharge dry bulk cargo by shore crane
Twin deck vessel/ ribs in inside hold vessel may not accept by Port authority for discharging dry bulk cargo.
Vessel should have TWO serviceable bower anchors for safe transit
Vessel to ensure that their engines, Steering etc are good working order
Vessels A.I.S pilot plug required to be operational
Freeboard of the vessel should be within 9 mtrs and in case it is more, vessel has to provide combination ladder as per the International practice for pilot boarding. Combination ladder must be available on both the side ( Port and Starboard)
Vessel should have both side pilot ladder.
Double banking at Haldia port is mandatory to suit their operational system. The Port authority may require to put some other vessel alongside your vessel or may put your vessel alongside to some other vessel for operational reasons. A blanket permission is sought from the master / Owner of the vessel confirming the same prior entry into the port and Ships crew should take/ release the mooring ropes of the double banking vessel. Furthermore pls note that port authority has made use of Pneumatic Fenders mandatory on vessels for double banking as per requirement on chargeable basis.
Vessels calling at Haldia, has to comply with the attached trade circular as issued by Haldia Port Authority on 6th oct 2017. Valid certificates of periodical and annual test examination of deck cranes / derricks / lifting appliances and loose gears of the vessel has to submitted to Inspectorate Dock Safety. Upon submission of the same and clearance given by Dock safety authority, vessel will be called inside for loading/discharging commencement. As per India Dock Safety regulations , vessel must have certificates ( Indian Chain Register) issued by Indian Competent Authorities.
This Port also has an office functioning to carry PSC inspection. This office has full powers to detain or penalise any vessel not confirming to certain standards as per IMO
Haldia port has been accredited as an ISPS Compliant port. Hence it is mandatory to submit ISPS compliance certificate of the vessel prior to entry of the vessel in the Port. Fyi, Haldia port maintain security Level - 2
As per the Guideline of Ministry of Shipping, now-a-days port authority is not accepting vessel other than INTERNATIONAL GROUP P & I clubs + few additional clubs which has been approved by Ministry of Shipping.
Berth no. - 4 : ( PORT EQUIPMENT )
At Berth No.4 -2 ship loaders – 1500 tph + 2 stacker – cum – reclaimer – 1500 tph(both stacking and reclaiming) and a 2 wagon tippler – 12 wagons /hr.
At Berth No. 10 & 11 -2 NOS. RMQC, 4 Nos. RTYGC – 40 tph 3 reach stacker – 45 tph
At Berth No. 2, 4B, 8, 13 a total of 8 Nos. mobile harbour cranes ( Port appointed contactor property )
At Berth No.4A- 2 Nos.grinding unloader – 1700 tph + 2 stacker cum reclaimer – stacking 1700 tph reclaiming 1400 tph and 1 wagon loader – 1000 tph - A/c. ISPHL
At Berth No. 12 : A/C. TMILL - 2 Nos. mobile harbour cranes, Forklift - 6 nos, Toplifters - 2 nos
A/c. Ripley & Co - Forklift - 10 pcs ( 3 to 30 mt ), Crane - 6 nos x 28 mt. , Terex , Poclain - 4 nos, Kalmar - 2 nos
A/c. TPRC : Forklift : 4 Nos, Kalmar - 3 nos, Crane - 4 x 40 mt
Coal, Coke, Limestone, Manganese ore, Varuious Fertilizer, Gypsum, Steel Coils/Slabs/Pipes,Iron Ore, Steel Billets/Blooms, wrc, Sand, Salt.
|CARGOS||PERFORMANCE - PER HOUR/ PER DAY|
|Butadiene||159 MT / HOUR|
|Mtbe (methyl tertiary butyl ether)||319 MT/ HOUR|
|Phosphoric acid||452 MT/ HOUR|
|Acetic acid||358 MT/ HOUR|
|Bitumen ( Export )
Bitumen ( Import )
|360 MT/ HOUR
193 MT/ HOUR
|Caustic soda||251 MT/ HOUR|
|Methyl ethyl glycol (meg)||277 MT/ HOUR|
|Benzene ( LAB ) - Import||322 MT/ HOUR|
|Naphtha||870 MT/ HOUR|
|Butene||97 MT/ HOUR|
|Benzene (Export )
||203 MT/ HOUR|
|Aviation turbine fuel||161 MT/ HOUR|
|LDO||178 MT/ HOUR|
|Methanol / methyl alcohol||164 MT/ HOUR|
|Motor spirit / petrol||175 MT/ HOUR|
|Paraxylene||403 MT/ HOUR|
|Propane||413 MT/ HOUR|
|Reformate||405 MT/ HOUR|
|Sulphuric acid||336 MT/ HOUR|
|Ammonia||330 MT/ HOUR|
|Butane||306 MT/ HOUR|
|Coal||8300 MT / DAY|
|Cement clinkers||14600 MT/ DAY|
|Dolomite||16600 MT/ DAY|
|Fertilizer||7800 MT/ DAY|
|Iron Ore Pellets/ Lumps||22400 MT/ DAY|
|Gypsum||14600 MT/ DAY|
|Iron ore Fines||19500 MT/ DAY|
|Cbfs||672 MT/ HOUR|
|Crude degummed soya bean oil||450 MT/ HOUR|
|Crude sun flower oil||450 MT/ HOUR|
|Hsd||674 MT/ HOUR|
|R p coke||8800 MT/ DAY|
|Rock phosphate||17500 MT/ DAY|
|Sulphur||13700 MT/ DAY|
|Sugar||5500 MT/ DAY|
|Silica sand||19500 MT/ DAY|
|Soda ash||17900 MT/ DAY|
|Salt||10600 MT/ DAY|
|PY Gas||397 MT/ HOUR|
|Superior kerosene oil||225 MT / HOUR|
|Furnace oil (Export )
Furnace Oil ( Import)
|500 MT/ HOUR
589 MT / HOUR
|Lube oil||213 MT / HOUR|
|Diethylene glycol||162 MT/ HOUR|
|Nitric Acid||241 MT/ HOUR|
|Lime stone||13700 MT /DAY|
|Manganese ore||11700 MT/ DAY|
|Manganese slag||29200 MT/ DAY|
|Silicon manganese||29200 MT/ DAY|
|Met coke||7800 MT/ DAY|
|Mill scale||24300 MT/ DAY|
|Pyroxenite||16600 MT/ DAY|
|Pig iron||29200 MT/ DAY|
WAREHOUSE & STORAGE
|COVERED TRANSIT SHED|
|Type of Storage||Area (sqm.)||Location|
|Shed-1||9000||Behind Berth No. 9|
|Shed -2||3000||Behind Berth No. 10 & 11|
|Shed -3||5000||Behind Berth No 13|
|Shed owned by tmill||3000||Behind Berth No. 12|
OPEN STORAGE AREA
|Location||Types of storage and area (in sq. mtrs)|
|Hard Stand||Bare Land|
|Behind Berth No. 2||116000||-|
|Behind Berth No. 3||-||52000|
|Behind Berth No. 4||-||45000|
|Behind Berth No 4B||55700||27500|
|Behind Berth No. 5||1,50,000 (proposed)||72000|
|Behind Berth No 6 & 7||20000||-|
|Behind Berth No 8||7500||78025|
|to the west of g. c. berth||28,000(proposed)||120000|
|behind berth no. 12||79000||-|
|behind berth no. 13||173000||59000|
Berth no.2. this is a multipurpose berth handles all kinds of dry bulk cargo, cargo being handled by mobile harbour crane (mhc). Average discharge/ loading rate 18000 - 20000 mt pwwd/wp sub agw by 2 mhc fitted with 35 cbm/ 20 cbm grabs.mcpi. has laid down pipeline at berth no.2 for receiving paraxylene and paraxylene vessels are accepted at no.2 as per availability of berth.
Berth No.3 handles all kinds of dry bulk cargo. Cargo being handled manually with ship's gear fitted with grab. Facilities are also available at this berth for handling non-dangerous POL products such as discharge of SKO & HSD, PARAXYLENE, FO etc. Edible oil vessels are being accepted at this berth and cargo being handled through shore pipe line.
Berth No.4 Designated for loading thermal coal with the help of mechanised loading system. it has two shuttle boom type ship loaders for loading thermal coal. besides, there Edible Oil vessels are being accepted at this berth and cargo being handled through shore pipe line. Air Draft Restricted: 13.5 meters upto top of the hatch cover
Berth No.4A is dedicated for discharge of Coal a/c Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) through Mechanised system. Berth No. 4A is under license agreement with ISPHL (stevedore for No.4A) &KoPT and the berth is fully mechanized for handling of coking coal with two Grab Type Ship Unloaders (Mechanized Grab Handling Systems) capable of discharging on an average 14,000 MT PWWD, total integrated conveyor system with two Stacker-cum-Reclaimers, two wagon-loaders with private railway siding.
Air draft restricted: 15 meters upto top of the hatch cover
Berth No. 4B is designed to handle all types of dry bulk cargo e.g. discharge of coal, coke, lime stone, fertilizer in bulk, rock phosphate, sulphur etc. and loading of iron ore. At this berth cargo being handled by using mobile harbour crane (mhc). average discharge/ loading rate 18000 - 20000 mt pwwd/wp sub agw by 2 nos. mhc fitted with 35 cbm/ 20 cbm grabs.
Berth No.5 Mostly Edible Oil vessels are being accepted at this berth. At this berth various kinds of dry bulk cargo also being handled. Dry bulk cargo being handled manually with ship's gear fitted with grab.
Note: Edible Oil is also discharged from off-5 (i.e. double banked with vessel alongside no.5) through floating pipeline.
Berth No.6 & 7 also called Finger Jetty - two berths are located on each side of the finger jetty. having facilities for pipeline discharge of different liquid bulk cargo such as phosphoric acid, carbon black feed stock, acetic acid, bitumen, liquid coal tar, caustic soda and edible oil, meg , lab etc. Besides, conventional handlings of bulk cargoes are under taken at these berths with the help of vessels own gears. Edible Oil is also discharged from off-6 (i.e. double banked with vessel alongside no.6) through floating pipeline. Berth Nos. 6 & 7 has direct pipeline discharge facilities connected to tank farms.
Berth No.8 this is a multipurpose berth handles all kinds of dry bulk cargo, cargo being handled by mobile harbour crane (mhc). average discharge/ loading rate 18000 - 20000 mt pwwd/wp sub agw by 2 mhc fitted with 35 cbm/ 20 cbm grabs.
Berth No. 9 is a multipurpose berth having full-fledged handling facilities. this berth handles project cargo, steel cargo and also handles dry bulk cargo Iron Ore loading, discharge of Fertilizer, MOP, Urea etc.( dry bulk / bagged). Cargo being handled manually with ship's gear. Coal & Coke are not handled at this berth.
Berth No. 10 & 11 are dedicated for container handling and operated by HICT (Haldia International Container Terminal Pvt. Ltd) - J. M. Baxi group company on o & m basis. These berths equipped with 2 nos. RMQC and 4 four rubber tyred yard gantry cranes (RTYGC) and 3 nos. reach stackers for yard handling .Average production both in terms of discharge/loading 20 units per hour and approx. 120 units per shift/per rmqc.
The entire quayside from no.8 berth to no.11 measures 865 metres.
Berth No.12 operated by TM International Logistics Ltd. This berth was commenced operation from 28th December 2007. at this berth cargo being handled by ships gear as well as mobile harbour crane (MHC). average discharge rate 12000- 14000 mt pwwd/wp sub agw by 2 MHC and by ship's gear average 5000 - 7000 mt pwwd.
Berth No. 13 cargo being handled by mobile harbour crane (MHC). Average discharge/ loading rate 18000 - 20000 mt pwwd/wp sub agw by 2 mhc. Note: presently one MHC is out of commission.