Port of Oro Bay
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 Oro Bay
General Information
Latitude:   8° 53' 43" S   Publication:   164
Longitude:   148° 29' 27" E   Chart:   73640
First Port of Entry:   No   USA Representative:    
ETA Message Required:   Yes   Medical Facilities:    
Harbor Characteristics
Harbor Size:   Small   Harbor Type:   Coastal Natural
Shelter:   Good   Turning Area:    
Maximum Vessel Size:       Good Holding Ground:   Yes
Entrance Restrictions
Tide:   No   Swell:   No
Ice:   No   Other:   Yes
Overhead Limit:      
Water Depth
Channel:   41 - 45 feet
12.5 - 13.7 meters
  Anchorage:   41 - 45 feet
12.5 - 13.7 meters
Cargo Pier:   36 - 40 feet
11 - 12.2 meters
  Oil Terminal:   31 - 35 feet
9.4 - 10 meters
Mean Tide:   4 feet  
Compulsory:   No   Advisable:    
Available:   Yes   Local Assist:    
Assist:   Yes   Salvage:   No
Pratique:   Yes   Deratt Cert:    
Other:   Yes  
Telephone:       Telegraph:    
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:       Floating Cranes:    
0-24 Ton Lifts:   Yes  
Port Services
Longshore:   Yes   Electrical:    
Electrical Repair:       Navigation Equipment:    
Provisions:   Yes   Water:   No
Fuel Oil:   Yes   Diesel Oil:   Yes
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
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