Port of Christmas Island
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 Port of Christmas Island
General Information
Latitude:   10° 25' 30" S   Publication:   175
Longitude:   105° 40' 12" E   Chart:   71191
First Port of Entry:   Yes   USA Representative:    
ETA Message Required:   Yes   Medical Facilities:   Yes
Harbor Characteristics
Harbor Size:   Small   Harbor Type:   Coastal Breakwater
Shelter:   Poor   Turning Area:    
Maximum Vessel Size:   Over 500 feet in length   Good Holding Ground:   No
Entrance Restrictions
Tide:   No   Swell:   No
Ice:   No   Other:   Yes
Overhead Limit:      
Water Depth
Channel:   41 - 45 feet
12.5 - 13.7 meters
  Anchorage:    
Cargo Pier:   31 - 35 feet
9.4 - 10 meters
  Oil Terminal:    
Mean Tide:   3 feet  
Pilotage
Compulsory:   Yes   Advisable:    
Available:   Yes   Local Assist:    
Tugs
Assist:   No   Salvage:   No
Quarantine
Pratique:   Yes   Deratt Cert:    
Other:   Yes  
Communications
Telephone:   Yes   Telegraph:    
Radio:   Yes   Radio Tel:   Yes
Air:   Yes   Rail:    
Loading & Unloading
Wharves:   Yes   Anchor:   Yes
Med Moor:       Beach:    
Ice:      
Lifts & Cranes
100+ Ton Lifts:       Fixed Cranes:   Yes
50-100 Ton Lifts:       Mobile Cranes:    
25-49 Ton Lifts:       Floating Cranes:    
0-24 Ton Lifts:   Yes  
Port Services
Longshore:   Yes   Electrical:    
Electrical Repair:       Navigation Equipment:    
Steam:      
Supplies
Provisions:   Yes   Water:   Yes
Fuel Oil:   No   Diesel Oil:   No
Deck:   No   Engine:   No
Repairs, Drydock, Railway & Other Services
Ship Repairs:   None   Drydock Size:    
Marine Railroad Size:       Garbage Disposal:    
Degauss:       Dirty Ballast:   No
 
Port of call information is provided
by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
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