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Construction, Port Conditions — By on November 24, 2017 at 7:46 PM

24-Nov-2017

NEW OTB BERTHS
Fujairah, United Arab Emirates
NEW MOORING CHARGES
Tasmania, Australia
NEW EAST COAST CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTRE
Newcastle, Australia
New OTB berths
Friday, November 24, 2017, Fujairah, United Arab Emirates
The two new OTB Berths # 3A & 3B are ready for operation. The berth constructions and design criteria is given below.

GENERAL INFORMATION

  1. Total Revetment length: 380 meters
  2. Height of Quay above sea level*: +5.0 meters
  3. Water depth of approaches*: 15 meters
  4. Water depth alongside*: 9.2 meters
  5. Maximum Length Overall: 120 meters
  6. Minimum Length Overall: 80 meters
  7. Maximum Breadth: N/A
  8. Maximum Arrival Draft**: 8.0 meters round the clock
  9. Maximum Departure Draft**: 8.0 meters round the clock
  10. Maximum Displacement: 14000 Tons
  11. Maximum DWT: 10000 Tons
  12. Minimum DWT: 3000 Tons

All depths are above Chart Datum (CD).

(For further details and information about operations in Fujairah contact GAC Fujairah at fujiarah@gac.com)

Source: Extract from Port of Fujairah Notice to Mariners No.232 dated 23 November 2017

New mooring charges
Friday, November 24, 2017, Tasmania, Australia

Qube Ports in Tasmania has announced new charges for mooring services at the ports of Hobart (including Self’s Point), Bell Bay (including Forico berth), Devonport, Burnie and Stanley, effective from 1 December 2017 until 30 November 2018.

The new charges have been identified from CPI increase.

For details or information about operations at Australian ports contact GAC Australia at shipping.australia@gac.com

New East Coast Customer Service Centre
Friday, November 24, 2017, Newcastle, Australia

Svitzer has announced that its new East Coast Customer Service Centre at Newcastle is now fully operational for all Svitzer QLD Harbour Towage.

All contact to the East Coast Customer Service Centre is now via:

Brisbane: 
Phone: 1800 453 938
Email: sthqld.controllers@svitzer.com

North QLD (Cairns, Mourilyan, Lucinda and Bowen Ports): 
Phone: 1300 662 377
Email: nthqld.controllers@svitzer.com

For information about operations at Australian ports contact GAC Australia at shipping.australia@gac.com

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