KANDLA Physical Dimensions / Restrictions Oil Jetty LOA (M) Beam (M) Draft (M) Disp. (MT) Cargoes handled OJ 1* 213.4 No 10.4 40000 LPG/CPP/Vegoils/POP OJ 2** 183 No 9 52000 Chems/Vegoils/CPP/POP OJ 3 213.4 No 9.80 40000 Chems/P.Acid/Vegoils/CPP/POP OJ 4 216 No 10.70 56000 Chems/Vegoils/CPP/POP OJ-5 (IFFCO) 216 No 9.50 - 10.70 45000 P.Acid/Ammonia/CPO/Chems/Voil OJ-6 (IOC) 216 No 10.1 45000 CPP ** Due to siltage draft at this berth has reduced and berthing/unberthing will be on EBB tide. 1. The drafts mentioned above are drafts available alongside the berths and are subject to permissible draft in the channel, whichever is lower. Kandla is a tidal port and vessel movements to/from outer anchorage (OTB) are carried out only during favourable tide. The draft forecast and tide time for every quarter is released by Port in advance. 2. Night navigation is not permitted for vessels having LOA more than 200 M and draft more than 11 M. Vessel has to cross sand bar at outer anchorage to enter the channel and this possible only during favourable tide. Night navigation is subject to availability of Night pilot and tankers have least priority for dark hour movements. Dry cargo & container vessels have high priority for night movements. 3. Vessels usually berth Starboard side during high tide and Port side during ebb tide. If a tanker of 213 M is berth at OJ-2 the length of vessel at OJ-3 shall not exceed 183 M.Vessels berthed during flood tide canunberth only during flood tide, similarly vessels berthed during ebb tide can unberth only during ebb tide and have to wait at inner anchorage for next flood tide to sail out. 4. For chemical discharge, most suitable berths are OJ-2, OJ-3, and OJ-4 where all grades of chemicals can be discharged. Phosacid/Ammonia is discharged at IFFCO captive jetty OJ-5. Vegoil cargoes can be discharged at any of the berths from OJ-1 to OJ5 depends on receivers shore terminal. Port will permit max 2 vegoil vessels at a time for cargo operation. Coastal vessels has priorityfor berthing. 5. FW/Bunker supply is possible through barge alongside berth. 6. This berth is presently decommissioned for repair/maitenance and expected to be re-commissioned by February 2015. 7. K andla port is situated in Kandla creek about 90 km from the mouth of Gulf of Kutchch. Latitude: 23° 01' N Longitude: 70° 13' E *Information contained is true to the best of our knowledge and subject to change in accordance with notifications issued by authorities from time to time.
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