El Puerto de Bocas del Toro
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 El Puerto de Bocas del Toro
General Information
Latitude:   9° 20' 24" N   Publication:   148
Longitude:   82° 14' 24" W   Chart:   28052
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:   Up to 500 feet in length   Good Holding Ground:    
Entrance Restrictions
Tide:   No   Swell:   No
Ice:   No   Other:   Yes
Overhead Limit:   No  
Water Depth
Channel:   26 - 30 feet
7.1 - 9.1 meters
  Anchorage:   41 - 45 feet
12.5 - 13.7 meters
Cargo Pier:   21 - 25 feet
6.4 - 7.6 meters
  Oil Terminal:    
Mean Tide:   1 foot  
Pilotage
Compulsory:   Yes   Advisable:    
Available:   Yes   Local Assist:    
Tugs
Assist:   No   Salvage:    
Quarantine
Pratique:   Yes   Deratt Cert:    
Other:      
Communications
Telephone:   Yes   Telegraph:    
Radio:   Yes   Radio Tel:   Yes
Air:   Yes   Rail:    
Loading & Unloading
Wharves:       Anchor:   Yes
Med Moor:       Beach:    
Ice:      
Lifts & Cranes
100+ Ton Lifts:       Fixed Cranes:    
50-100 Ton Lifts:       Mobile Cranes:    
25-49 Ton Lifts:       Floating Cranes:    
0-24 Ton Lifts:      
Port Services
Longshore:       Electrical:    
Electrical Repair:       Navigation Equipment:    
Steam:      
Supplies
Provisions:   Yes   Water:   Yes
Fuel Oil:   Yes   Diesel Oil:    
Deck:       Engine:    
Repairs, Drydock, Railway & Other Services
Ship Repairs:   None   Drydock Size:    
Marine Railroad Size:       Garbage Disposal:    
Degauss:       Dirty Ballast:   No
 
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