Port of Visakhapatnam
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 Visakhapatnam
General Information
Latitude:   17° 41' 36" N   Publication:   173
Longitude:   83° 17' 22" E   Chart:   63291/0
First Port of Entry:   Yes   USA Representative:   No
ETA Message Required:   Yes   Medical Facilities:   Yes
Harbor Characteristics
Harbor Size:   Medium   Harbor Type:   Coastal Breakwater
Shelter:   Poor   Turning Area:   Yes
Maximum Vessel Size:   Over 500 feet in length   Good Holding Ground:   Yes
Entrance Restrictions
Tide:   Yes   Swell:   Yes
Ice:   No   Other:   Yes
Overhead Limit:   Yes  
Water Depth
Channel:   31 - 35 feet
9.4 - 10 meters
  Anchorage:   71 - 75 feet
21.6 - 22.9 meters
Cargo Pier:   31 - 35 feet
9.4 - 10 meters
  Oil Terminal:   31 - 35 feet
9.4 - 10 meters
Mean Tide:   1 foot  
Pilotage
Compulsory:   Yes   Advisable:   Yes
Available:   Yes   Local Assist:    
Tugs
Assist:   Yes   Salvage:   No
Quarantine
Pratique:       Deratt Cert:   Yes
Other:      
Communications
Telephone:       Telegraph:   Yes
Radio:   Yes   Radio Tel:   Yes
Air:   Yes   Rail:   Yes
Loading & Unloading
Wharves:   Yes   Anchor:   Yes
Med Moor:       Beach:    
Ice:      
Lifts & Cranes
100+ Ton Lifts:   Yes   Fixed Cranes:   Yes
50-100 Ton Lifts:   Yes   Mobile Cranes:   Yes
25-49 Ton Lifts:   Yes   Floating Cranes:   Yes
0-24 Ton Lifts:   Yes  
Port Services
Longshore:   Yes   Electrical:    
Electrical Repair:       Navigation Equipment:    
Steam:      
Supplies
Provisions:   Yes   Water:   Yes
Fuel Oil:   Yes   Diesel Oil:   Yes
Deck:   Yes   Engine:   Yes
Repairs, Drydock, Railway & Other Services
Ship Repairs:   Moderate   Drydock Size:   Small
Marine Railroad Size:   Small   Garbage Disposal:   Yes
Degauss:       Dirty Ballast:   Yes
 
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