Port of Sao Tome
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 Sao Tome
General Information
Latitude:   0° 20' 41" N   Publication:   123
Longitude:   6° 44' 4" E   Chart:   57143/80
First Port of Entry:   Yes   USA Representative:    
ETA Message Required:   Yes   Medical Facilities:   Yes
Harbor Characteristics
Harbor Size:   Very Small   Harbor Type:   Open Roadstead
Shelter:   Fair   Turning Area:    
Maximum Vessel Size:       Good Holding Ground:   Yes
Entrance Restrictions
Tide:       Swell:    
Ice:       Other:    
Overhead Limit:      
Water Depth
Channel:   26 - 30 feet
7.1 - 9.1 meters
  Anchorage:   16 - 20 feet
4.9 - 6.1 meters
Cargo Pier:   6 - 10 feet
1.8 - 3 meters
  Oil Terminal:    
Mean Tide:    
Compulsory:   No   Advisable:    
Available:   Yes   Local Assist:   Yes
Assist:       Salvage:    
Pratique:   Yes   Deratt Cert:    
Telephone:       Telegraph:   Yes
Radio:   Yes   Radio Tel:   Yes
Air:   Yes   Rail:   Yes
Loading & Unloading
Wharves:       Anchor:   Yes
Med Moor:       Beach:    
Lifts & Cranes
100+ Ton Lifts:       Fixed Cranes:   Yes
50-100 Ton Lifts:   Yes   Mobile Cranes:    
25-49 Ton Lifts:   Yes   Floating Cranes:    
0-24 Ton Lifts:      
Port Services
Longshore:       Electrical:    
Electrical Repair:       Navigation Equipment:    
Provisions:   No   Water:   No
Fuel Oil:   No   Diesel Oil:   No
Deck:   No   Engine:   No
Repairs, Drydock, Railway & Other Services
Ship Repairs:   Emergency Only   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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