Port of Funchal
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 Funchal
General Information
Latitude:   32° 38' 35" N   Publication:   143
Longitude:   16° 54' 45" W   Chart:   51263
First Port of Entry:   Yes   USA Representative:   Yes
ETA Message Required:   Yes   Medical Facilities:   Yes
Harbor Characteristics
Harbor Size:   Small   Harbor Type:   Coastal Breakwater
Shelter:   Fair   Turning Area:   Yes
Maximum Vessel Size:   Over 500 feet in length   Good Holding Ground:    
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:   16 - 20 feet
4.9 - 6.1 meters
  Oil Terminal:   41 - 45 feet
12.5 - 13.7 meters
Mean Tide:   2 feet  
Compulsory:   Yes   Advisable:   Yes
Available:   Yes   Local Assist:    
Assist:   Yes   Salvage:    
Pratique:   Yes   Deratt Cert:    
Other:   Yes  
Telephone:   Yes   Telegraph:   Yes
Radio:   Yes   Radio Tel:   Yes
Air:   Yes   Rail:    
Loading & Unloading
Wharves:   Yes   Anchor:   Yes
Med Moor:       Beach:    
Lifts & Cranes
100+ Ton Lifts:       Fixed Cranes:    
50-100 Ton Lifts:       Mobile Cranes:   Yes
25-49 Ton Lifts:   Yes   Floating Cranes:   Yes
0-24 Ton Lifts:   Yes  
Port Services
Longshore:   Yes   Electrical:   Yes
Electrical Repair:   Yes   Navigation Equipment:   No
Steam:   No  
Provisions:   Yes   Water:   Yes
Fuel Oil:   Yes   Diesel Oil:   Yes
Deck:   Yes   Engine:   Yes
Repairs, Drydock, Railway & Other Services
Ship Repairs:   Limited   Drydock Size:   Very Small
Marine Railroad Size:       Garbage Disposal:   Yes
Degauss:       Dirty Ballast:   No
Port of call information is provided
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