COORDINATES

APPROACH / ENTRANCE CHANNEL

Minimum depth in port approaches is 9.9 Meters one-mile NW of pilot boarding ground. Deepest drafts in the approaches to the berth should not exceed 13.50 meters Minimum depth in port.

TURNING BASIN

Not Applicable

BREAK WATERS

No Break Water

ANCHORAGES

Pilot boarding ground/Anchorage: LAT 21042.00’ MIN N LONG 072029’ MIN E.

GENERAL BERTH RESTRICTION

NO. OF BERTH: 1 LOA: 225 Meters. BEAM: 33 Meters DRAFT: 13.00 Meters.

PILOTAGE & NIGHT NAVIGATION

Pilotage is compulsory for berthing & unberthing. Pilot & tug assistance will be provided by the terminal 24X7.

NAVIGATION CHART

BA chart: 1486 & 2110 vessel to transit thru grant channel.

WATER DENSITY

1022

UNDER KEEL CLEARANCE

1.5 METERS

DETAILS OF BUOYS

Not Applicable

INFRASTRUCTURE & COMMUNICATION

ROAD: National highway is well connected to Terminal connected through Bharuch city and from there connected to state highway is connected to Dahej.

RAIL: Well connected to National rail network. Nearest railway station is Bharuch (BH).

AIR: Nearest Airport: Vadodara (BDQ), Surat (STV) & Ahmedabad (AMD) are nearest airports for Domestic and as well as for International routes.

 

Port radio and Info service: VHF CH: 16 & 73.

 

WEATHER CONDITIONS

Climate: Dahej has a tropical savanna climate moderated strongly by the Arabian Sea. The summer begins in early March and lasts until June. April and May are the hottest months.

Temperature: The average maximum temperature is 43°C

 

Monsoon Season – May 15 to September 15. Being all weather port jetty remains operational.

Wind: The wind speed during monsoon period is between 20kts to 30kts and wind direction Westerly to SW’ly.

The wind speed during Non-Monsoon 5kts to 15kts and wind direction NE’ly. Terminal may stop cargo operation above 30kts wind as per situation. Coal vessel can continue their cargo operation while drizzling and stop discharge operation during heavy rain. Other cargo like rock phosphate, gypsum, etc Cargo operation will be suspended drizzling.

 

PORT REGULATIONS

ISPS COMPLIANT: Yes. Security Level 2 (one)

PFSO DETAILS

 

PFSO / PORT OFFICER
Mr. Deepak Razdan
Cell No. +91 9723709899 phone No. +91 2641 256004-06 / 251009 Ext: 105.
Email: deepak.razdan@adityabirla.com

TIDAL DATA

Current 7 Knot normally 1.50 to 3.50 Knots.

TIDE DETAILS HEIGHT ABOVE CHART DATAM
Highest Recorded Tide +10.80 Meters
Mean High Water Spring (MHWS) +8.80 Meters
Mean Sea Level (MSL) +5.100 Meters
Mean High Water Neap (MHWN) +7.10 Meters
Mean Low Water Neap (MLWN) +1.80 Meters
Mean Low Water Spring (MLWS) + 0.90 Meters
Lowest Astronomical Tide (LAT) - 1.00 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

 

Shift Timings Recess hours
1st Shift 0600-1400 hours 1030-1100 hours
2nd Shift 1400-2200 hours 1830-1900 hours
3rd Shift 2200-0600 hours 0200-0230 hours

PORT HEALTH OFFICE

PHO (Port Health Organization) does not have any office in Dahej. They have to be brought from the Port of Kandla.

MAIN CARGOES

Ammonia , Coal , Copper concentrates , Copper slag , Rock phosphate , Sulphuric acid ,

REPATRIATION

Not Available

FRESH WATER

Available

STORE / PROVISIONS :

WORKSHOP

Available

BUNKERS

Available

GARBAGE DISPOSAL

Available

SLOP DISCHARGE

No Facility

CASH TO MASTER

Available

BERTHING POLICY/PRIORITY

DHIL being private terminal berthing decision depends on their stock position, performance of current vessel, readiness of waiting vessels, financial matter & other requirement of terminal, shipper's & receiver's. Normally Ammonia & Sulphuric Acid cargo is given priority.

PORT NORMS

CARGOS PERFORMANCE-DAY
Ammonia 19200 MT day
Coal 12000 MT day
Copper concentrates 12000 MT day
Copper slag 8000 MT day
Rock phosphate 10000 MT day
Sulphuric acid 15600 MT day

BERTH INFORMATION & RESTRICTIONS

Jetty Fenders: 6 Nos. 2.5mm diameter, L - 5.5 meters.

Current: max. 7 knot normally 1.5 to 3.5 knots.

 

Berthing face of jetty 129.60 meters long. Berth aligned 176o / 356o. Ship can berth either port or starboard side.

OTHER RESTRICTIONS

Fair weather: vessel with max. Cargo 60000 MT can berth at DHIL Terminal

During Monsoon: vessel with maximum cargo 63000 MT can berth at DHIL Terminal.

 

Coal vessel can continue their cargo operation during drizzling but have to stop discharging while heavy rain. During discharging of copper concentrate,
rock phosphate & other copper cargo while drizzling also cargo operation will be stopped due to being expensive cargo.

OTHER FACILITIES

Not Available

CARGO HANDLING EQUIPMENTS

Port has one Figee & one TRF Kangaroo type cranes. Presently out of 02 only 01 shore crane is not under operation due to technical reason.

MAIN CARGO HANDLING

EXPORT: Copper Slag. / IMPORT: Copper Conc. / Rock Phosphate / Coal.

WAREHOUSE AND STORAGE

All dry cargo is stored in open area and no warehouse facilities are available in terminal.

LOAD / DISCHARGE FACILITY SPECIFICATION

All cargo are loaded / discharged at DHIL by shore crane / grab.

Discharge rate - coal – 8000 MT/day; Copper Concentrate 7000 MT/day Rock Phosphate 7500 MT/day; Ammonia – 5000 MT/day.

 

Loading rate – Sulphuric Acid – 12000 to 14000 MT/day; Copper Slag – 7000 MT/day; Copper Cathode – 2500 MT/day.

Jetty having 01 figee & 01 TRF Kangaroo Ship unloader fitted with grabs. Presently only 01 shore is under operation out of 02 due to technical reason. The outreach of crane from centre of belt conveyor is 35.00 & 38 meters respectively. Unloader feeds a belt conveyor running parallel to jetty and is transferred to 450 Milli Meter DIA pipe conveyor (3.2 km long) to sampling tower in plant / dumping area. Bulldozer will be used to collect the residual cargo in hold which will be eventually grabbed out.

 

Size of grabs: 9m3 - copper concentrate; 13.25 m3 -Rock Phosphate & 15.50; m3 – Coal approx.

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