Port of Port Vila
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 Port Vila
General Information
Latitude:   17° 44' 50" S   Publication:   126
Longitude:   168° 18' 33" E   Chart:   82571
First Port of Entry:   Yes   USA Representative:    
ETA Message Required:   Yes   Medical Facilities:   Yes
Harbor Characteristics
Harbor Size:   Very Small   Harbor Type:   Coastal Natural
Shelter:   Excellent   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:   Yes  
Water Depth
Channel:   36 - 40 feet
11 - 12.2 meters
  Anchorage:   66 - 75 feet
20.1 - 21.3 meters
Cargo Pier:   31 - 35 feet
9.4 - 10 meters
  Oil Terminal:   6 - 10 feet
1.8 - 3 meters
Mean Tide:   3 feet  
Pilotage
Compulsory:   Yes   Advisable:    
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:    
Loading & Unloading
Wharves:       Anchor:   Yes
Med Moor:       Beach:    
Ice:      
Lifts & Cranes
100+ Ton Lifts:       Fixed Cranes:    
50-100 Ton Lifts:       Mobile Cranes:   Yes
25-49 Ton Lifts:       Floating Cranes:    
0-24 Ton Lifts:   Yes  
Port Services
Longshore:       Electrical:    
Electrical Repair:       Navigation Equipment:    
Steam:      
Supplies
Provisions:   Yes   Water:   Yes
Fuel Oil:   No   Diesel Oil:   Yes
Deck:       Engine:    
Repairs, Drydock, Railway & Other Services
Ship Repairs:   Emergency Only   Drydock Size:    
Marine Railroad Size:   Very Small   Garbage Disposal:    
Degauss:       Dirty Ballast:   No
 
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