Puerto Golfito
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 Puerto Golfito
General Information
Latitude:   8° 38' 16" N   Publication:   153
Longitude:   83° 10' 0" W   Chart:   21563
First Port of Entry:   Yes   USA Representative:   No
ETA Message Required:   Yes   Medical Facilities:   Yes
Harbor Characteristics
Harbor Size:   Small   Harbor Type:   Coastal Natural
Shelter:   Good   Turning Area:   Yes
Maximum Vessel Size:   Over 500 feet in length   Good Holding Ground:   Yes
Entrance Restrictions
Tide:   No   Swell:   No
Ice:   No   Other:   No
Overhead Limit:      
Water Depth
Channel:   16 - 20 feet
4.9 - 6.1 meters
  Anchorage:   41 - 45 feet
12.5 - 13.7 meters
Cargo Pier:   31 - 35 feet
9.4 - 10 meters
  Oil Terminal:   31 - 35 feet
9.4 - 10 meters
Mean Tide:   10 feet  
Compulsory:   No   Advisable:   Yes
Available:   Yes   Local Assist:    
Assist:   No   Salvage:   No
Pratique:       Deratt Cert:    
Telephone:   Yes   Telegraph:   Yes
Radio:   Yes   Radio Tel:   Yes
Air:   Yes   Rail:   Yes
Loading & Unloading
Wharves:   Yes   Anchor:   Yes
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:   Yes
Electrical Repair:   Yes   Navigation Equipment:   Yes
Steam:   Yes  
Provisions:   Yes   Water:   Yes
Fuel Oil:   Yes   Diesel Oil:   Yes
Deck:   Yes   Engine:   Yes
Repairs, Drydock, Railway & Other Services
Ship Repairs:   Limited   Drydock Size:    
Marine Railroad Size:   Medium   Garbage Disposal:   Yes
Degauss:       Dirty Ballast:   Yes
Port of call information is provided
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