Port of Vancouver
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 Vancouver
General Information
Latitude:   45° 38' 5" N   Publication:   CP07
Longitude:   122° 42' 22" W   Chart:   18526
First Port of Entry:   Yes   USA Representative:   Yes
ETA Message Required:   Yes   Medical Facilities:   Yes
Harbor Characteristics
Harbor Size:   Medium   Harbor Type:   River Natural
Shelter:   Excellent   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:   Yes  
Water Depth
Channel:   41 - 45 feet
12.5 - 13.7 meters
  Anchorage:   36 - 40 feet
11 - 12.2 meters
Cargo Pier:   36 - 40 feet
11 - 12.2 meters
  Oil Terminal:    
Mean Tide:   1 foot  
Pilotage
Compulsory:   No   Advisable:   Yes
Available:   Yes   Local Assist:    
Tugs
Assist:   Yes   Salvage:    
Quarantine
Pratique:   Yes   Deratt Cert:    
Other:      
Communications
Telephone:   Yes   Telegraph:   Yes
Radio:   Yes   Radio Tel:   Yes
Air:   Yes   Rail:   Yes
Loading & Unloading
Wharves:   Yes   Anchor:   Yes
Med Moor:       Beach:    
Ice:      
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:   Yes   Electrical:   Yes
Electrical Repair:   Yes   Navigation Equipment:   Yes
Steam:   No  
Supplies
Provisions:   Yes   Water:   Yes
Fuel Oil:   Yes   Diesel Oil:   Yes
Deck:   No   Engine:   No
Repairs, Drydock, Railway & Other Services
Ship Repairs:   Moderate   Drydock Size:    
Marine Railroad Size:   Very Small   Garbage Disposal:   Yes
Degauss:       Dirty Ballast:   No
 
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