Caracas Bay
Port of Call
Here are the harbor characteristics, water depths, entrance restrictions, tug and pilotage requirements, lift and crane availability, supplies and services to assist you in planning your next port of call at Caracas Bay
General Information
Latitude:   12° 4' 49" N   Publication:   148
Longitude:   68° 51' 38" W   Chart:   24464
First Port of Entry:   Yes   USA Representative:   Yes
ETA Message Required:   Yes   Medical Facilities:   Yes
Harbor Characteristics
Harbor Size:   Small   Harbor Type:   Coastal Natural
Shelter:   Poor   Turning Area:   Yes
Maximum Vessel Size:   Over 500 feet in length   Good Holding Ground:   No
Entrance Restrictions
Tide:   No   Swell:   No
Ice:   No   Other:   Yes
Overhead Limit:   No  
Water Depth
Channel:   46 - 50 feet
14 - 15.2 meters
  Anchorage:   76 feet - OVER
23.2m - OVER
Cargo Pier:   46 - 50 feet
14 - 15.2 meters
  Oil Terminal:   46 - 50 feet
14 - 15.2 meters
Mean Tide:   1 foot  
Compulsory:   Yes   Advisable:    
Available:   Yes   Local Assist:   Yes
Assist:   Yes   Salvage:    
Pratique:   Yes   Deratt Cert:   Yes
Telephone:   Yes   Telegraph:    
Radio:   Yes   Radio Tel:    
Air:   Yes   Rail:    
Loading & Unloading
Wharves:   Yes   Anchor:    
Med Moor:       Beach:    
Lifts & Cranes
100+ Ton Lifts:       Fixed Cranes:    
50-100 Ton Lifts:       Mobile Cranes:    
25-49 Ton Lifts:       Floating Cranes:    
0-24 Ton Lifts:      
Port Services
Longshore:   Yes   Electrical:    
Electrical Repair:       Navigation Equipment:    
Provisions:   Yes   Water:   Yes
Fuel Oil:   No   Diesel Oil:   No
Deck:       Engine:    
Repairs, Drydock, Railway & Other Services
Ship Repairs:   Limited   Drydock Size:    
Marine Railroad Size:       Garbage Disposal:    
Degauss:       Dirty Ballast:   Yes
Port of call information is provided
by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
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