COORDINATES

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APPROACH / ENTRANCE CHANNEL

Approach channel to the anchorage is 9.5 KM. 

TURNING BASIN

Not Applicable

BREAK WATERS

Not Applicable

ANCHORAGES

The anchorage is 6 nautical miles (NM) away from Bedi port, about 4 NM from New Bedi port and 2.5 NM from New Rozi Pier site. It can accommodate 17 ships at a time in the designated anchorage area. Approach to anchorage is through a channel which is 9.5 km. It dries up at most of the places during low waters. Lighters move from the Port to anchorage during high tide hours. The sailing time for lighters is about 2 hours from Port to anchorage.The anchorage is 6 nautical miles away from Bedi port Altitude: 22° 28' N, Longitude: 069° 05' E

GENERAL BERTH RESTRICTION

Anchorage port not applicable.

PILOTAGE & NIGHT NAVIGATION

Pilotage not compulsory, however, vessel are rendered by pilots whenever required. Vessel can anchor and sail any time after contacting VTS - Bedi over VHF channel 16. Navigational Aid: Piroton Light House, with Racon. Kalvan Light House. Storm signal is available day and night at the new port when required.

NAVIGATION CHART

Admiralty Chart 43 & 1779

WATER DENSITY

Varies from 1.024 to 1.027

UNDER KEEL CLEARANCE

Not Applicable

DETAILS OF BUOYS

Not Applicable

INFRASTRUCTURE & COMMUNICATION

Well connected with national road network.

Nearest Railway Station: Jamnagar.

Nearest Airport – Jamnagar-20 KM (Domestic) & Ahmedabad (International) 300 KM away from port.

PORT RADIO AND INFO SERVICE: VHF Channel 16.

WEATHER CONDITIONS

Tropical and dry climate conditions. Temperature 30o C to 35o C during summer and 10 o C to 15 o C during winter.  Southwest Monsoon 15 May to 15 September.

The region has dry tropical monsoon type of climate with an average rainfall of about 300 mm during July – September. The winter lasts from November to February when the climate is cool and dry and January is the coldest month. The summer (March – June) is dry and hot with May being the hottest month of the year. A strong WSW wind blows throughout the summer.

The predominant wind direction is west. Average wind velocity at Sikka increases from 45km/h in April to 55km/h during June-July and falls to 35 km/h in month of August. However, during occasional storms the wind velocity is observed to go up to 105km/h.

PORT REGULATIONS

ISPS COMPLIANT: Yes. Level 2

DY. PFSO DETAILS

PFSO / PORT OFFICER PORT CONTACT
Capt. Banshiva Ladva
GMB, Jamnagar
GMB PORT AUTHORITY
E-MAIL: pojam.gmb@gmail.com Tel: (O): +91-2892-262001 / 02

TIDAL DATA

TIDE DETAILS HEIGHT ABOVE CHART DATAM
Highest Recorded Tide (HHWOST) 6.19 Meters
Mean High Water Spring (HWOST) 5.49 Meters
Mean High Water Neap (HWONT) 4.27 Meters
Mean Low Water Spring (LWONT) 1.22 Meters
Mean Low Water Spring (LWOST) 0.59 Meters

PORT WORKING HOURS

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

Except few NATIONAL HOLIDAYS port is operational round the clock throughout entire year.

PORT HEALTH OFFICE

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

MAIN CARGOES

Coal , Dap , Fertilizer , Pet coke , Rock phosphate , Sulphur , Urea , Limestone , boxite ,

REPATRIATION

Possible. After Immigration and Customs clearance, crew members can be repatriated by Air / Train to Mumbai.

FRESH WATER

Available

STORE / PROVISIONS :

WORKSHOP

Available

BUNKERS

Available

GARBAGE DISPOSAL

Available

SLOP DISCHARGE

No Facility

CASH TO MASTER

Available

BERTHING POLICY/PRIORITY

Not applicable 

PORT NORMS

CARGOS PERFORMANCE-DAY
Coal 8000 MT day
Dap 7000 MT day
Fertilizer 6000 MT day
Pet coke 8000 MT day
Rock phosphate 7000 MT day
Sulphur 7000 MT day
Urea 7000 MT day
Limestone 8000 MT day
boxite 8000 MT day

BERTH INFORMATION & RESTRICTIONS

Anchorage port not applicable.

OTHER RESTRICTIONS

Not applicable 

OTHER FACILITIES

Port Tugs
1. Speed boat (Under ISPS) : 1
2. Tug Pirotan- 4000bhp- 35T BP
3. Tug Gurjari- 1880 bhp- 15T BP
4. Tugs above 350 bhp- 03 Nos.

CARGO HANDLING EQUIPMENTS

EQUIPMENTS

Tugs, Barges and floating cranes.

 

MAIN CARGO HANDLING

Export: Bauxite, Sulphur and Pet coke. Import Fertilizers and coal.

WAREHOUSE AND STORAGE

OPEN STORAGE

In the dry area Open Warehouses:

PORT
SR. NO. WAREHOUSE TOTAL AREA
1 1 no. of transit shed is available at Bedi port 930 sq. meter
2 1 no. at New Port are available. 4870 sq. meter
3 6 nos. of covered storage godowns at Bedi Port 6455 sq. meter
4 28 nos. of godowns are available at New Bedi Port. 15,120 sq. meter

LOAD / DISCHARGE FACILITY SPECIFICATION

Cargo loading / discharging is carried out at anchorage using ship’s gears from / into Barges. Lighters move from the Port to anchorage during high tide hours. The sailing time for lighters is about 2 hours from Port to anchorage.

COAL & FERTILIZER DISCHARGE

Discharge rate is approx. 8000-10000 MT per weather working day subject to working of all hooks and placement of sufficient barges along side.

BAUXITE, SULPHUR AND PET COKE LOADING

Bauxite, Sulphur and Pet Coke – Loading rate is approx. 8000-10000 MT per weather working day subject to working of all hooks and feeding of cargo from shore.

 

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