Naval Base Simon's Town
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 Naval Base Simon's Town
General Information
Latitude:   34° 11' 24" S   Publication:   171
Longitude:   18° 26' 13" E   Chart:   57483
First Port of Entry:       USA Representative:    
ETA Message Required:       Medical Facilities:   Yes
Harbor Characteristics
Harbor Size:   Very Small   Harbor Type:   Coastal Breakwater
Shelter:   Good   Turning Area:    
Maximum Vessel Size:   Over 500 feet in length   Good Holding Ground:    
Entrance Restrictions
Tide:       Swell:    
Ice:       Other:    
Overhead Limit:      
Water Depth
Channel:   36 - 40 feet
11 - 12.2 meters
  Anchorage:   66 - 75 feet
20.1 - 21.3 meters
Cargo Pier:   26 - 30 feet
7.1 - 9.1 meters
  Oil Terminal:    
Mean Tide:   3 feet  
Compulsory:   Yes   Advisable:   Yes
Available:       Local Assist:    
Assist:   Yes   Salvage:   Yes
Pratique:       Deratt Cert:    
Telephone:   Yes   Telegraph:   Yes
Radio:   Yes   Radio Tel:   Yes
Air:   Yes   Rail:   Yes
Loading & Unloading
Wharves:   Yes   Anchor:   Yes
Med Moor:       Beach:    
Lifts & Cranes
100+ Ton Lifts:   Yes   Fixed Cranes:   Yes
50-100 Ton Lifts:   Yes   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
Steam:   Yes  
Provisions:   Yes   Water:   Yes
Fuel Oil:   No   Diesel Oil:   No
Deck:   Yes   Engine:   Yes
Repairs, Drydock, Railway & Other Services
Ship Repairs:   Emergency Only   Drydock Size:   Small
Marine Railroad Size:       Garbage Disposal:   Yes
Degauss:       Dirty Ballast:   No
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