Port of Colchester
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 Colchester
General Information
Latitude:   51° 52' 42" N   Publication:   192
Longitude:   0° 55' 52" E   Chart:   37147
First Port of Entry:   Yes   USA Representative:   No
ETA Message Required:   Yes   Medical Facilities:   Yes
Harbor Characteristics
Harbor Size:   Very Small   Harbor Type:   River Natural
Shelter:   Good   Turning Area:    
Maximum Vessel Size:   Up to 500 feet in length   Good Holding Ground:    
Entrance Restrictions
Tide:   No   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:       Oil Terminal:    
Mean Tide:   3 feet  
Compulsory:   Yes   Advisable:    
Available:   Yes   Local Assist:    
Assist:   Yes   Salvage:   No
Pratique:       Deratt Cert:    
Telephone:       Telegraph:    
Radio:   Yes   Radio Tel:   Yes
Air:   Yes   Rail:   Yes
Loading & Unloading
Wharves:       Anchor:    
Med Moor:       Beach:    
Lifts & Cranes
100+ Ton Lifts:       Fixed Cranes:   Yes
50-100 Ton Lifts:   Yes   Mobile Cranes:    
25-49 Ton Lifts:   Yes   Floating Cranes:    
0-24 Ton Lifts:   Yes  
Port Services
Longshore:       Electrical:    
Electrical Repair:       Navigation Equipment:    
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:       Garbage Disposal:   Yes
Degauss:       Dirty Ballast:   Yes
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