Kirkwall Harbor
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 Kirkwall Harbor
General Information
Latitude:   58° 59' 9" N   Publication:   141
Longitude:   2° 57' 33" W   Chart:   35144
First Port of Entry:       USA Representative:    
ETA Message Required:   Yes   Medical Facilities:   Yes
Harbor Characteristics
Harbor Size:   Very Small   Harbor Type:   Coastal Natural
Shelter:   Good   Turning Area:    
Maximum Vessel Size:   Up to 500 feet in length   Good Holding Ground:   Yes
Entrance Restrictions
Tide:   Yes   Swell:   No
Ice:   No   Other:   Yes
Overhead Limit:      
Water Depth
Channel:   11 - 15 feet
3.4 - 4.6 meters
  Anchorage:   16 - 20 feet
4.9 - 6.1 meters
Cargo Pier:   11 - 15 feet
3.4 - 4.6 meters
  Oil Terminal:    
Mean Tide:   3 feet  
Compulsory:   Yes   Advisable:    
Available:   Yes   Local Assist:    
Assist:   Yes   Salvage:    
Pratique:       Deratt Cert:   Yes
Other:   Yes  
Telephone:   Yes   Telegraph:   Yes
Radio:       Radio Tel:    
Air:   Yes   Rail:   Yes
Loading & Unloading
Wharves:   Yes   Anchor:    
Med Moor:       Beach:    
Lifts & Cranes
100+ Ton Lifts:       Fixed Cranes:    
50-100 Ton Lifts:       Mobile Cranes:   Yes
25-49 Ton Lifts:       Floating Cranes:    
0-24 Ton Lifts:   Yes  
Port Services
Longshore:   Yes   Electrical:    
Electrical Repair:       Navigation Equipment:    
Provisions:   Yes   Water:   Yes
Fuel Oil:   Yes   Diesel Oil:   Yes
Deck:       Engine:    
Repairs, Drydock, Railway & Other Services
Ship Repairs:   Limited   Drydock Size:   Small
Marine Railroad Size:       Garbage Disposal:   Yes
Degauss:       Dirty Ballast:   Yes
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