COORDINATES

APPROACH / ENTRANCE CHANNEL

WIDTH : 120 M

DEPTH : 11.5 M

TURNING BASIN

DIA: 400 Meters; Depth: 10 Meters

BREAK WATERS

NO

ANCHORAGES

LATITUDE:22° 34.3’ N ,LONGITUDE:069° 45.8’ E

GENERAL BERTH RESTRICTION

NO. OF BERTH: 01 LOA: 190 M BEAM: N/A DAFT: 10.5 M

PILOTAGE & NIGHT NAVIGATION

A CAPTIVE JETTY FOR GSFC LIQUID CARGO IS IN OPERATION. IT IS MEANT FOR BERTHING/DE-BERTHING OF SHIPS BY DAY TIDE ONLY AND IT IS COMPULSORY TO HAVE PORT PILOT FOR PILOTING THE SHIP TO INWARD AND OUTWARD.

NAVIGATION CHART

INDIAN HYDROGRAPHIC OFFICE CHARTS: 2033 and 2083.,BRITISH ADMIRALTY CHARTS: 682 GULF OF KUTCH, BRITISH ADMIRALTY 672,BRITISH ADMIRALTY PILOT NO. 38 - WEST COAST OF INDIA PILOT SHOULD BE CONSULTED

WATER DENSITY

1024 / 1025

UNDER KEEL CLEARANCE

1 METER

DETAILS OF BUOYS

NOT APPLICABLE

INFRASTRUCTURE & COMMUNICATION

ROAD: THE PROJECT IS LOCATED IN NOTIFIED INDUSTRIAL AREA OF SIKKA WHICH IS VERY WELL CONNECTED TO NATIONAL HIGHWAY 25 A

RAILS: THE PORT IS WELL CONNECTED WITH NATIONAL RAIL NETWORK NEAREST MAIN RAILWAY STATION IS RAJKOT.

 

AIR: NEAREST AIRPORT: DOMESTIC / INTERNATIONAL : DOMESTIC AIRPORT JAMNAGAR WHICH IS AROUND 30 KMS FROM JETTY AND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AHMEDABAD WHICH IS AROUND 300 KMS FROM JETTY.

PORT RADIO AND INFO SERVICE: VTS SIKKA THROUGH VHF CH 16/12

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 PER HOUR.

PORT REGULATIONS

ISPS COMPLIANT : Yes Security level is one (1)

PFSO DETAILS

 

PFSO PORT CONTACTS
CAPT. BANSHIVA LADVA
Phone : +91 288 2712815 / 2711805 / 07
PORT OFFICER, GMB JAMNAGAR

TIDAL DATA

PARTICULARS HEIGHT ABOVE CHART DATAM
MEAN HIGH WATER SPRING (MHWS) 5.36 METER
MEAN SEA LEVEL (MSL) 3.04 METER
MEAN HIGH WATER NEAP (MHWN) 1.74 METER
MEAN LOW WATER NEAP (MLWN) 4.36 METER
MEAN LOW WATER SPRING (MLWS) 0.70 METER

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

 

SHIFT TIME
1ST SHIFT N/A - It’s a tanker terminal
2ND SHIFT N/A - It’s a tanker terminal
3RD SHIFT N/A - It’s a tanker terminal

PORT HEALTH OFFICE

Available at Kandla.

MAIN CARGOES

Ammonia , Phosphoric acid ,

REPATRIATION

YES. POSSIBLE

FRESH WATER

Available

STORE / PROVISIONS :

WORKSHOP

Available

BUNKERS

Available

GARBAGE DISPOSAL

Available

SLOP DISCHARGE

No Facility

CASH TO MASTER

Available

BERTHING POLICY/PRIORITY

AS PER COMMERCIAL REQUIREMENT OF GSFC MANUFACTURING PLANT

PORT NORMS

CARGOS PERFORMANCE-DAY
Ammonia 12000 MT day
Phosphoric acid 19200 MT day

BERTH INFORMATION & RESTRICTIONS

BERTH NO. MAX PER. LOA MAX PER. BEAM MAX PER. BEAM PARALLEL BODY LENGTH MAX HEIGHT FROM WATERLINE TO BE MAINTAINED DWT / DISPLACEMENT
CARGOES
  IN METERS IN METRIC TONES
BERTH NO. 1 190 N.A. 10.5 NOT APPLICABLE NOT APPLICABLE NO RESTRICTION AMMONIA, PHOSPHORIC ACID

OTHER RESTRICTIONS

Not Available

OTHER FACILITIES

Not Available

CARGO HANDLING EQUIPMENTS

Not Available

MAIN CARGO HANDLING

IMPORT : PHOSPHORIC ACID AND AMMONNIA

WAREHOUSE AND STORAGE

Not Available

LOAD / DISCHARGE FACILITY SPECIFICATION

TERMINAL SPECIFICTION

PARTICULARS REMARKS
TYPE OF CONNECTION FROM SHIP’S MANIFOLD  RUBBER HOSE CONNECTION FROM SHIP TO SHORE PIPE LINE
MANIFOLD FLANGE SIZE 200 MM.
MATERIAL OF CONSTRUCTION OF HOSE NEOPRENE RUBBER HOSE – AMMONIA RUBBER HOSES – PHOS. ACID
MATERIAL OF CONSTRUCTION OF ITC, STEEL AMMONIA DISCHARGE PIPELINES SPECIAL RUBBER - PHOS ACID. 
LENGTH OF PIPELINE 4 KILOMETRES
LINE SIZE  (IN MM) 450 MM FOR AMMONIA & 550 MM FOR PHOS. ACID.
HOSE SIZE  (IN MM) 200 MM
MAX PRESSURE IN PIPELINE (KG/CM2) AT JETTY 3.0 KG FOR AMMONIA & 5. 5 FOR PHOS. ACID
APPROXIMATELY PRESSURE DROP --
DISCHARGE RATE 500 MT / PH FOR AMMONIA & 1000 MT / PH FOR PHOS. ACID.
DISTANCE OF TANK FROM BERTHS  4 KILOMETRES
TANK CAPACITY / NO. OF TANKS
(1) 2 X 10,000 MT EACH FOR AMMONIA AT JETTY. (2) 2 X 5000 MT EACH OF AMMONIA AT PLANT. (3) 3 X 10,000 MT EACH FOR PHOS. ACID. (4) 2 X 10000 MT EACH FOR PHOS ACID AT PLANT
HEIGHTS OF TANKS 16 METERS. FOR AMMONIA & 10.5 METERS FOR PHOS. ACID
MATERIAL OF CONSTRUCTION OF TANKS FOR AMMONIA ITC STEEL & FOR PHOS. ACID SPECIAL STEEL.
TYPE OF TRANSFER FROM TANK TO PLANT BY PIPELINE.

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