COORDINATES

APPROACH / ENTRANCE CHANNEL

LENGTH: About 14 Kilometers. DEPTH: 12.00 metres Chart Datam & minimum Depth at transit channel 11 Meters. The maximum daily acceptable draft 14.00 Meters in high water.

TURNING BASIN

Not Applicable

BREAK WATERS

No Break Water

ANCHORAGES

Not Applicable

GENERAL BERTH RESTRICTION

BERTH: 1 Berth. PERMISSIBBLE LOA: 295 Meters. Beam: 45.00 Meters. Draft: 14.00 Meters.

PILOTAGE & NIGHT NAVIGATION

Pilotage is compulsory at EBTSL.

Pilot Boarding Ground for EBTSL is at 22-30.35’N 069-31.43’E.

 

A tug will be used for boarding Pilot on to the vessel.

A good lee will be required to be created to ensure safe boarding of pilot.

 

A good heaving line will require to be kept standby at the Pilot Embarkation area to pick up PPU (Portable Pilot Unit) equipment safely from the tug which will be used for navigation of the ship through the channel till the berth.

Navigation Channel with lighting buoys for 24 x 7 navigation.

 

Ships are berthed only during turn of tide (near slack water) and preferably during daylight hours.

NAVIGATION CHART

Indian Hydrographic Office Charts: Salaya Harbour Chart No. 2051 & Salaya Channel Chart 2124; British Admiralty Charts: 62 Gulf of Kutch).

WATER DENSITY

Not Applicable

UNDER KEEL CLEARANCE

Sufficient water exists at the jetty to allow a minimum under keel clearance at Chart Datum at ships draught of 14.0 meters. Minimum UKC required is as follows: Vessel underway (In Channel): 10 % of static draft or 1.4 meters whichever is greater. At berth (Alongside): 1 meters.

DETAILS OF BUOYS

Not Applicable

INFRASTRUCTURE & COMMUNICATION

Road: Connectivity to Rajkot – Okha Highway through state highway.

Rail: Rail connectivity up to EBTSL is in progress.

 

Nearest Airport: Ahmedabad (Domestic / International).

PORT RADIO AND INFO SERVICE: VHF Channel 16. Fully equipment round the clock signal station.

 

VHF COMMUNICATION: VHF Channel ‘16/69’ for advice on berthing instructions.

A listening watch shall be maintained on both channels.

 

Vessel’s to provide pre arrival information over VHF as required by ‘Salaya Marine’

WEATHER CONDITIONS

92% of the total annual rainfall occurs during the months from June to September. There are, on an average, 24 rainy days per year.

The predominant wind direction between months of October to March during fair weather season is 10 KM/Hour South East-East-North East.

 

The monsoon months, i.e. April to September, are the windiest months in the area with average wind speed typically in the range of 15 to 20 KM/Hour (South West West).

Normal annual maximum for the area are in the region of 40 KM/Hour in the summer months (South-West).

OPERATING ENVIRONMENTAL PARAMETERS: The following operating weather parameters shall in general account in making any decision on berthing / cargo operation.

Wind speed at berth Wavelength in meters Action
25 Knot"}">Sustained wind >25 Knot 1.2  
35 Knot or Significant movement of vessel"}">Sustained wind >35 Knot or Significant movement of vessel 1.5 Stop cargo operation and Consider disconnection of
35 Knot"}">Sustained wind >35 Knot 1.75 Consider leaving berth

PORT REGULATIONS

ISPS COMPLIANT: Yes. Security Level 2 (one)

DY. PFSO DETAILS

 

PFSO DY. PFSO PORT CONTACT
Lt. Cdr. Ajay Passi Capt. Uma Kant Singh, Head Marine Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB), Port Officer
+91 2833 663803 (Office), +91 8348455666 (Mobile)
+91 (0) 2833 663842 (Office), +91 (0) 9726433203 (Mobile)
+91 (0) 288 2711805/06 (Office 1), +91 (0) 288 2755207 (Office 2), +91 (0) 288 - 2712185
E-MAIL: Ajay.Passi@essarport.co.in Umakant.Singh1@essarport.co.in  

TIDAL DATA

The tides in the Salaya Harbour region are semi-diurnal in nature with two high and two low waters in each cycle of a day. The spring tidal range is of the order of 6.0 M and the neap tidal range is 3.2.

PARTICULARS HEIGHT ABOVE CHART DATAM
High Higher Water 6.28 Meters
Mean Higher High Water 5.40 Meters
Mean Low High Water 5.00 Meters
Mean High Low Water 2.50 Meters
Mean Low Lower Water 1.60 Meters
Mean Sea Level 3.60 Meters

PORT WORKING HOURS

Cargo operation: Port working 24 hrs / 7 days with no holidays.

Except few NATIONAL HOLIDAYS port is operational for entire year.

Cargo operation: Round the clock 24x7

PORT HEALTH OFFICE

No port heath office at Salaya port hence in normal case free pratique will be granted by customs boarding officer after boarding the vessel. However if vessel comes from yellow fever area within last 30 days then PHO Kandla will board vessel and grant free pratique.

MAIN CARGOES

Coal ,

REPATRIATION

No Crew change and Shore leave is permitted at Salaya Port.

FRESH WATER

Available

STORE / PROVISIONS :

WORKSHOP

Available

BUNKERS

Available

GARBAGE DISPOSAL

Available

SLOP DISCHARGE

No Facility

CASH TO MASTER

Available

BERTHING POLICY/PRIORITY

Not Available

PORT NORMS

CARGOS PERFORMANCE-DAY
Coal 25000 MT day

BERTH INFORMATION & RESTRICTIONS

Presently EBTSL have built one bulk jetty of 385 m in length. It lies 20KM to the west of Vadinar. Jetty is located in Salaya Creek which is a naturally protected island, Kalubhar tapu on east and Dhani Island on west.

Depth at berth: 15.0 meters (Phase-1)

 

Dimensions of Jetty: 385 m x 23 m

Max. Draft of the Vessel: 13.0 meters.

 

Max. LOA of Ship: 240 meters (Phase-1

OTHER RESTRICTIONS

Vessels of 25 years or more in age intending to call at EBTSL Port are required to take special permission from EBTSL.

OTHER FACILITIES

Tugs - 3 nos. sufficient bollard pull tugs.

Pilot Launch – NA – Pilot boards by tug.

 

Mooring boat: NA - Mooring by heaving/ messenger lines.

CARGO HANDLING EQUIPMENTS

02 numbers Screw Type Ship Unloader of 2500 TPH designed / 1850 TPH rated capacity.

01 Number Ship Loader with 1500 TPH rated capacity.

 

High Speed Closed Conveyor system from Jetty to Coal Stockyard, 5000 TPH designed capacity for Import (Phase-1) and 1500 TPH for export.

MAIN CARGO HANDLING

Export: Bauxite. Import: Coal, Pet Coke, Fertilizers

WAREHOUSE AND STORAGE

OPEN STORAGE

80 Hectres of back yard area for stacking of cargo, storage godown for 100,000 MTs cargo.

LOAD / DISCHARGE FACILITY SPECIFICATION

Not Available

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