Port of Basse-Terre
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 Basse-Terre
General Information
Latitude:   15° 59' 47" N   Publication:   147
Longitude:   61° 43' 59" W   Chart:   25567
First Port of Entry:   Yes   USA Representative:   No
ETA Message Required:   Yes   Medical Facilities:   Yes
Harbor Characteristics
Harbor Size:   Very Small   Harbor Type:   Open Roadstead
Shelter:   Poor   Turning Area:   Yes
Maximum Vessel Size:   Over 500 feet in length   Good Holding Ground:    
Entrance Restrictions
Tide:   Yes   Swell:   Yes
Ice:   No   Other:   Yes
Overhead Limit:   No  
Water Depth
Channel:       Anchorage:   76 feet - OVER
23.2m - OVER
Cargo Pier:   26 - 30 feet
7.1 - 9.1 meters
  Oil Terminal:   36 - 40 feet
11 - 12.2 meters
Mean Tide:    
Compulsory:   Yes   Advisable:   Yes
Available:   Yes   Local Assist:    
Assist:   No   Salvage:   No
Pratique:   Yes   Deratt Cert:    
Other:   Yes  
Telephone:       Telegraph:   Yes
Radio:   Yes   Radio Tel:   Yes
Air:   Yes   Rail:    
Loading & Unloading
Wharves:   Yes   Anchor:   Yes
Med Moor:       Beach:    
Lifts & Cranes
100+ Ton Lifts:       Fixed Cranes:    
50-100 Ton Lifts:   Yes   Mobile Cranes:   Yes
25-49 Ton Lifts:   Yes   Floating Cranes:    
0-24 Ton Lifts:      
Port Services
Longshore:   Yes   Electrical:    
Electrical Repair:       Navigation Equipment:    
Provisions:   Yes   Water:   Yes
Fuel Oil:   No   Diesel Oil:   Yes
Deck:       Engine:    
Repairs, Drydock, Railway & Other Services
Ship Repairs:       Drydock Size:    
Marine Railroad Size:       Garbage Disposal:   Yes
Degauss:       Dirty Ballast:   No
Port of call information is provided
by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
in its World Port Index
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