Port of Fort-de-France
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 Fort-de-France
General Information
Latitude:   14° 35' 58" N   Publication:   147
Longitude:   61° 3' 43" W   Chart:   25527
First Port of Entry:   Yes   USA Representative:   Yes
ETA Message Required:   Yes   Medical Facilities:   Yes
Harbor Characteristics
Harbor Size:   Medium   Harbor Type:   Coastal Natural
Shelter:   Good   Turning Area:   Yes
Maximum Vessel Size:   Over 500 feet in length   Good Holding Ground:   Yes
Entrance Restrictions
Tide:   No   Swell:   No
Ice:   No   Other:   Yes
Overhead Limit:   No  
Water Depth
Channel:   31 - 35 feet
9.4 - 10 meters
  Anchorage:   36 - 40 feet
11 - 12.2 meters
Cargo Pier:   21 - 25 feet
6.4 - 7.6 meters
  Oil Terminal:   56 - 60 feet
17.1 - 18.2 meters
Mean Tide:    
Compulsory:   Yes   Advisable:   Yes
Available:   Yes   Local Assist:   Yes
Assist:   No   Salvage:   No
Pratique:   Yes   Deratt Cert:   Yes
Other:   Yes  
Telephone:   Yes   Telegraph:   Yes
Radio:   Yes   Radio Tel:   Yes
Air:   Yes   Rail:    
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:   Yes   Floating Cranes:    
0-24 Ton Lifts:   Yes  
Port Services
Longshore:   Yes   Electrical:    
Electrical Repair:   No   Navigation Equipment:   No
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:   No
Port of call information is provided
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