Port of Aitape
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 Aitape
General Information
Latitude:   3° 8' 26" S   Publication:   164
Longitude:   142° 21' 9" E   Chart:   AUS652
First Port of Entry:   No   USA Representative:    
ETA Message Required:       Medical Facilities:   Yes
Harbor Characteristics
Harbor Size:   Very Small   Harbor Type:   Coastal Natural
Shelter:   Good   Turning Area:    
Maximum Vessel Size:       Good Holding Ground:    
Entrance Restrictions
Tide:   No   Swell:   No
Ice:   No   Other:    
Overhead Limit:      
Water Depth
Channel:   41 - 45 feet
12.5 - 13.7 meters
  Anchorage:   41 - 45 feet
12.5 - 13.7 meters
Cargo Pier:   11 - 15 feet
3.4 - 4.6 meters
  Oil Terminal:    
Mean Tide:   1 foot  
Compulsory:   No   Advisable:   No
Available:   No   Local Assist:   No
Assist:   No   Salvage:   No
Pratique:   Yes   Deratt Cert:    
Other:   Yes  
Telephone:   No   Telegraph:   No
Radio:   No   Radio Tel:   No
Air:   Yes   Rail:   No
Loading & Unloading
Wharves:       Anchor:   Yes
Med Moor:       Beach:    
Lifts & Cranes
100+ Ton Lifts:   Yes   Fixed Cranes:    
50-100 Ton Lifts:       Mobile Cranes:   Yes
25-49 Ton Lifts:       Floating Cranes:    
0-24 Ton Lifts:   Yes  
Port Services
Longshore:   Yes   Electrical:   No
Electrical Repair:       Navigation Equipment:   No
Steam:   No  
Provisions:   No   Water:    
Fuel Oil:       Diesel Oil:    
Deck:       Engine:    
Repairs, Drydock, Railway & Other Services
Ship Repairs:       Drydock Size:    
Marine Railroad Size:       Garbage Disposal:    
Degauss:       Dirty Ballast:    
Port of call information is provided
by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
in its World Port Index
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