Port of Tanga
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 Tanga
General Information
Latitude:   5° 3' 56" S   Publication:   171
Longitude:   39° 6' 18" E   Chart:   61200
First Port of Entry:   No   USA Representative:   Yes
ETA Message Required:   Yes   Medical Facilities:   Yes
Harbor Characteristics
Harbor Size:   Small   Harbor Type:   Coastal Natural
Shelter:   Fair   Turning Area:    
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:   56 - 60 feet
17.1 - 18.2 meters
  Anchorage:   41 - 45 feet
12.5 - 13.7 meters
Cargo Pier:   6 - 10 feet
1.8 - 3 meters
  Oil Terminal:   11 - 15 feet
3.4 - 4.6 meters
Mean Tide:   11 feet  
Compulsory:   Yes   Advisable:    
Available:   Yes   Local Assist:    
Assist:   Yes   Salvage:    
Pratique:       Deratt Cert:    
Telephone:   Yes   Telegraph:   Yes
Radio:   Yes   Radio Tel:   Yes
Air:   Yes   Rail:   Yes
Loading & Unloading
Wharves:       Anchor:   Yes
Med Moor:       Beach:    
Lifts & Cranes
100+ Ton Lifts:   Yes   Fixed Cranes:   Yes
50-100 Ton Lifts:       Mobile Cranes:   Yes
25-49 Ton Lifts:   Yes   Floating Cranes:    
0-24 Ton Lifts:   Yes  
Port Services
Longshore:   Yes   Electrical:   Yes
Electrical Repair:   Yes   Navigation Equipment:   Yes
Provisions:   Yes   Water:   Yes
Fuel Oil:   No   Diesel Oil:   No
Deck:       Engine:    
Repairs, Drydock, Railway & Other Services
Ship Repairs:   Moderate   Drydock Size:    
Marine Railroad Size:       Garbage Disposal:    
Degauss:       Dirty Ballast:   No
Port of call information is provided
by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
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