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Berth Facilities & Capacity

Berth Facilities & Capacity

For all information relating to berth facilities and capacities at Port of Portland, please refer to table 4 of the Harbour Master’s Directions.

The Harbour Master’s Directions are made pursuant to section 232 of the Marine Safety Act in relation to the port waters of the Port of Portland. These directions are to be read in conjunction with the Port information Guide. The guide and these directions provide important nautical and operational information to assist in planning a port call.

Below is an extract from the Harbour Master’s Directions providing berth capacities and limitations without over dimension permits:

Berth
length (metres)
Berth Apron Width (metres)
Maintained Depth (metres)
Maximum LOA (Metres)
Maximum Beam (Metres)
Maximum Displacement (tonnes)
Wharf Height above chart datum (metres)
Ship Loader/Unloader height above chart datum (metres)
NOTE: Vessels are not to be berthed within 20 metres of the knuckle at Berth 6. The GrainCorp ship loader at KSA 1 has two heights depening on the product being loaded. The Master of the vessel will need to confirm with the vessels agent which loader is to be used for loading at Berth 5 and Berth 6.
KSA 1
257
17.5
12.6
225
38.0
70,000
3.048
Grain: 15.27 Woodchips: 17.20
KSA 1 – MAXIMUM WHARF DECK LOAD: 73 tonne axel load or 2.36 tonne per square metre
KSA 2
155
17.5
10.6
150
32.0
21,000
3.048
N/A
KSA 2 – MAXIMUM WHARF DECK LOAD: 73 tonne axel load or 2.36 tonne per square metre
Berth 5
240
18.7
12.5
230
38.0
45,000
3.127
POPL Loader: 15.20 ABP Loader: 17.38
BERTH 5 – MAXIMUM WHARF DECK LOAD: 42 tonne axle load; 3.5 tonnes per square metre seaward of pile row B; 5.0 tonnes per square metre landward of pile row B
Berth 6
228
21
11.8
230
38.0
45,000
3.127
POPL Loader: 15.20 ABP LOader: 17.38
BERTH 6 – MAXIMUM WHARF DECK LOAD: 30 tonne axel load or 3.3 tonnes per square metre
SLP
76
10
10.8
265
38.0
50,000
3.752
N/A
SLP – MAXIMUM WHARF DECK LOAD: 12 tonnes axel or 1.25 tonnes per square metre
Smelter
203
21
12.1
205
38.0
45,000
3.397
16.00
SMELTER – MAXIMUM WHARF DECK LOAD: 52 tonnes axel or 3.5 tonnes per square metre
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