Port of Sfax
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 Sfax
General Information
Latitude:   34° 43' 18" N   Publication:   131
Longitude:   10° 46' 3" E   Chart:   52161
First Port of Entry:   No   USA Representative:   No
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:   Yes
Entrance Restrictions
Tide:   No   Swell:   No
Ice:   No   Other:   Yes
Overhead Limit:      
Water Depth
Channel:   36 - 40 feet
11 - 12.2 meters
  Anchorage:   21 - 25 feet
6.4 - 7.6 meters
Cargo Pier:   31 - 35 feet
9.4 - 10 meters
  Oil Terminal:   31 - 35 feet
9.4 - 10 meters
Mean Tide:   2 feet  
Compulsory:   Yes   Advisable:    
Available:   Yes   Local Assist:    
Assist:   Yes   Salvage:   No
Pratique:   Yes   Deratt Cert:    
Telephone:       Telegraph:    
Radio:   Yes   Radio Tel:   Yes
Air:   Yes   Rail:    
Loading & Unloading
Wharves:       Anchor:    
Med Moor:       Beach:    
Lifts & Cranes
100+ Ton Lifts:       Fixed Cranes:   Yes
50-100 Ton Lifts:   Yes   Mobile Cranes:   Yes
25-49 Ton Lifts:       Floating Cranes:    
0-24 Ton Lifts:   Yes  
Port Services
Longshore:       Electrical:    
Electrical Repair:       Navigation Equipment:    
Provisions:       Water:   Yes
Fuel Oil:   Yes   Diesel Oil:   Yes
Deck:       Engine:    
Repairs, Drydock, Railway & Other Services
Ship Repairs:   Limited   Drydock Size:    
Marine Railroad Size:       Garbage Disposal:    
Degauss:       Dirty Ballast:   No
Port of call information is provided
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