Port of Lae
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 Lae
General Information
Latitude:   6° 44' 28" S   Publication:   164
Longitude:   146° 59' 8" E   Chart:   73640
First Port of Entry:   Yes   USA Representative:   No
ETA Message Required:   Yes   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:   Yes
Ice:   No   Other:   Yes
Overhead Limit:   Yes  
Water Depth
Channel:   76 feet - OVER
23.2m - OVER
  Anchorage:   31 - 35 feet
9.4 - 10 meters
Cargo Pier:   36 - 40 feet
11 - 12.2 meters
  Oil Terminal:   16 - 20 feet
4.9 - 6.1 meters
Mean Tide:   1 foot  
Compulsory:   Yes   Advisable:   Yes
Available:   Yes   Local Assist:   Yes
Assist:   Yes   Salvage:   No
Pratique:   Yes   Deratt Cert:    
Other:   Yes  
Telephone:   Yes   Telegraph:   Yes
Radio:   Yes   Radio Tel:    
Air:   Yes   Rail:    
Loading & Unloading
Wharves:   Yes   Anchor:    
Med Moor:       Beach:    
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:   Yes   Electrical:    
Electrical Repair:       Navigation Equipment:    
Provisions:   Yes   Water:   Yes
Fuel Oil:   Yes   Diesel Oil:   Yes
Deck:       Engine:    
Repairs, Drydock, Railway & Other Services
Ship Repairs:   None   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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