COORDINATES

APPROACH / ENTRANCE CHANNEL

LENGTH:7000 Meters. DEPTH: 18.60 Meters Below Chart Datum (Inner Channel), 19.2 Meter below Chart Datum swell 3 Meters (outer Channel), WIDTH: 250 The width of channel gradually increases from 224 Meters to 410 Meters at the bent portion then maintain a constant width of 305 Meters.

PORT ENTRANCE

Entrance to Bharathi Dock: 350 Meters & to Dr. Ambedkar Dock 125 Meters.

TURNING BASIN

DIA: 410 Meters, SWELL: 3.00 Meters

BREAK WATERS

INNER HARBOUR: Eastern Breakwater - 1324 Meters. Northern Breakwater - 575 Meters.

OUTER HARBOUR: Eastern Breakwater - 590 Meters. Northern Breakwater - 460 Meters.

OUTER ARM - 1000 m Upper Pitch Revetment - 950 M

ANCHORAGES

ANCHOR POINTS: South of Lat 13deg 06 M (N) from Break water 2 NM

GENERAL BERTH RESTRICTION

 Not Applicable

PILOTAGE & NIGHT NAVIGATION

Available 24 x 7, pilotage and night navigation but except for tankers of DWT 100000 MT and over only day light pilotage. Pilotage compulsory.

EQ-3 and adjacent area converted to container terminal by Chennai port. In relation to this the roads inside port area is being widened to facilitate operation of container terminal at East Quay.

NAVIGATION CHART

BRITISH ADMIRALTY CHART: 574 Meters.

WATER DENSITY

1.018 to 1.019

UNDER KEEL CLEARANCE

1 Meter

DETAILS OF BUOYS

Not Applicable

INFRASTRUCTURE & COMMUNICATION

 ROAD: well connected to various trading centres in Tamilnadu and neighbouring states Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh by NH-138,NH45B and various state Highways.

RAIL: Port’s well connected national rail network.

AIR: Nearest domestic & international airport: Chennai.

Port radio and Info service: Port Working Channel – VHF Ch 16 / 10.

Coast Guard authorities - 91-44-253950171/18

Pilots - 91-44-25361652

Tugs - 91-44-25361652 also vhf channel 16 N 10

WEATHER CONDITIONS

NORTH EAST Monsoon may be active in East Coast during October to December.

Region gets rainfall during October and November from NE Monsoon. During this time, temperatures are lower and humidity is still high. June to September may receive certain amount of rainfall as well. The pre-monsoon rainfall is almost uniform throughout the district. The coastal regions receive more rainfall than the interior ones. NE and SW monsoons are the major donors, with 54% and 36% contribution each to the total annual rainfall. During normal monsoon, the district receives a rainfall of around 1,200 mm.

PORT REGULATIONS

 ISPS COMPLIANT & SECURITY LEVEL: LEVEL 2

PFSO: Capt. P.T.SADANANDAN - Deputy Conservator - Mobile: +91-44-9444396646

Tel: +91-44-25360833, 25362201 Extn: 2562

 

TIDAL DATA

SWELL: 3.00 meters.

SPRING TIDE: 1.2 meters

PORT WORKING HOURS

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

 

SHIFT WORKING HOURS RECESS PERIOD
FIRST SHIFT 0600 TO 1400 HOURS 1100 TO 1200 HOURS
SECOND SHIFT 1400 TO 2200 HOURS 1900 TO 1930 HOURS
THRID SHIFT 2200 TO 0600 HOURS 0200 TO 0230 HOURS

PORT HEALTH OFFICE

Stationed at Chennai Port.

MAIN CARGOES

Steel pipes , Steel slabs , Project and equipment cargo , Coal , Containers , Coke , Urea , Dap , Phosphoric acid , Molasses , Crude palm oil , Bitumen , Orthoxylene , Base oil , Chemical , Crude oil , Lube oil , Cars , Sugar , Steel plates , Sulphur , Mop , Rock phosphate , Granite blocks , Heavy melting scrap , Barytes , Vegetable oils , Shredded , Cobble stones , Hsd , Fuel oil , Naphtha , H r coils , Cold rolled coils , Steel billets , Steel rebars ,

REPATRIATION

Yes. Possible but no crew change permission at outer anchorage unless in emergency cases.

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
Steel pipes 4000 MT day
Steel slabs 4000 MT day
Project and equipment cargo 1000 MT day
Coal 0 MT day
Containers 0 MT day
Coke 0 MT day
Urea 7500 MT day
Dap 10000 MT day
Phosphoric acid 7100 MT day
Molasses 4700 MT day
Crude palm oil 2700 MT day
Bitumen 2400 MT day
Orthoxylene 3000 MT day
Base oil 4800 MT day
Chemical 3000 MT day
Crude oil 90000 MT day
Lube oil 9999 MT day
Cars 9999 MT day
Sugar 4000 MT day
Steel plates 6000 MT day
Sulphur 6000 MT day
Mop 12000 MT day
Rock phosphate 8000 MT day
Granite blocks 3000 MT day
Heavy melting scrap 3000 MT day
Barytes 9200 MT day
Vegetable oils 2700 MT day
Shredded 8000 MT day
Cobble stones 6100 MT day
Hsd 10000 MT day
Fuel oil 6800 MT day
Naphtha 14400 MT day
H r coils 10000 MT day
Cold rolled coils 7000 MT day
Steel billets 6000 MT day
Steel rebars 6000 MT day

BERTH INFORMATION & RESTRICTIONS

BERTH LOA BEAM DRAFT CARGO TRANSIT SHED
  (Meters)    
OIL TANKER TERMINAL – BD 1 & BD 3        
BD – 1 280 NA 14.6 Petroleum Products / Chemical. No
BD – 2 280.4 NA 16.5 LAB / Chemicals / LSHS-FO / Veg oil No
BD – 3 280 NA 16.5 CPP/ Crude Oil. No
1ST CONTAINER TERMINAL -I     13.4
CONTAINERS
 
1ST CONTAINER TERMINAL - II     13.4  
1ST CONTAINER TERMINAL - III     13.4  
1ST CONTAINER TERMINAL - IV     15  
BD-3 the max DWT is 1,50,000 MT 280        
- At BD 2, which is primarily an Iron Ore berth, the air draft is not to exceed 16.50 Meters. Further the DWT restriction is 150,000 MTs. Berth presently used for Edible oil, petroleum and chemical cargoes for various receivers using pipeline directly into shore tanks.

OTHER RESTRICTIONS

Not Available

OTHER FACILITIES

Not Available

CARGO HANDLING EQUIPMENTS

AT BD-2 BERTH:

PARTICULARS Nos. & CAPACITY
Floating Crane 1/140 MT (Now down graded to 40 MT) – out of operation
Fort Lift Trucks 12 (5 T to 25 T) *
Electric Fork Lifts 16 (2 T to 5 T)*
Pay loaders 7 (7T) *

SHORE ELECTRIC CRANES

LOCATION CRANES/CAPACITY LOCATION CRANES/CAPACITY
WQ1 to CQ
1 x 15 tons (not operational) SQ1 1 x 10 tons ( not operational)
1 x 15 tons (not operational) SQ1  
JD SOUTH WALL NIL SQ2 NIL
JD WEST 1 x 10 MT crane (not operational) SQ3 Berth privatised
WQ4 NIL NQ & JD EAST Nil

NOTE: 2 X 100 MTS PRIVATE HAROUR MOBILE CRANE IS USED TO DISCHARGE BULK AND BREAKBULK CARGOES AT JD AREA AND MAY USE AT AMBEDKAR DOCK AND SOUTH QUAY 1 ALSO.

AS PER COURT ORDER, STAKEHOLDER NEEDS TO USE HMC EVEN IF VESSEL HAVE OWN GEARS.

TUGS

NAME Year BHP Bollard Pull
Nethaji 1995 1700 x 2 32 Tons

Note : 3 Other Tugs on contract with M/s.Ocean Sparkle Ltd for port operations.

MAIN CARGO HANDLING

General Cargo, Coal, Coke, Urea, MOP, DAP, Rock Sulphate, Sulphur, Sugar, Steel HRC, CRC, S.Plates Pipes, S. Slabs, Project, Cargo, ODC, Granite, Cobbled Stone, Bayrites, Shredded Scrap, Heavy Melting Scraps, Car Carriers etc…

WAREHOUSE AND STORAGE

Not Available

LOAD / DISCHARGE FACILITY SPECIFICATION

Not Available

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