port of mukall

 

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Port of  Mukalla

Latitude: 14°32 'N Longitude: 049°08' E Time Zone: GMT+3

Max. Dft: 8.5 UNCTAD code: YEMKX

PORT DESCRIPTION

Location: Mukalla is located halfway along yemen's southern coastling, approx 270nm  E aden .

 

General Overview : Khalf Harbour lies 2Km to the E of the town at Mukalla.

it is W  of Ras Kodar in the bay between Ras burum and Ras Koder / Ras Marbet and below Jabel Al Qara,

which protects Mukalla from the SW monsoon between June -Septermber.

Mukalla port  has 2 cargo berths and a fisheries quay.

A new slipway and fishing boat Jetty are being built in the NE corner of the harbour.

 

Major Commodities: Foodstuffs, cement, oilfield equipment,  general cargo  , bagged cargo, containers etc.

 

Load Line zone: Arabian Sea Seasonal Troplcai Area, Tropical Sep 1 to May 31, Summer Jun 1 to Aug31.

 

Max size: LOA 150m, draft 8.5m. 15,000dwt-

 

Bigger Ship Needs Prior Approval From Port Authortity .

 

PRE ARRIVAL INFORMATION

ETA's: Notify ETA 24 hours prior to arrival. Message to include Master's name, ship nationality , calteign, grt, dwt, max draft, type of cargo, reason for call and, most importantly, any dangerous cargo on board

Documentation required

Vessels should have valid statutory certrficates on board. Crew List and Crew Declaration are required

Radio

VHF:  ch 16

SSP : ch 2182

Health regulations

Healthy cargo vessels are grantee pratique, by the pilot, when entering

Customs and immigration: Customs and Immigration officials board vessels calling at the port on arrival and departure.

Flags

Vessel's are required to fly their national flag, signal letters and courtesy ensign

Notices of readiness

Normal procedure observed at other ports and In accordance with the charter party

General notices & regulations

Are provided to the Master, by the pilot and vessel's agent, when entering the port.

NAVIGATION

Port limits

The port limits are on a line 2,5nm due W of Ras Marbet, thence due N to the coast.

Sea buoys, fairways and channels:

The harbour entrance, between breakwaters to the S and N, has a width of 105m and depth 10.0m below CD. A turning area has a diameter of 240m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Port Operation Hours Pilotage

24Hours, Days /  Week ,Pilotage is compulsory for ships over 200 GRT

 

2 Voith Water Tractors each with 1470 kW (2000HP)

26 SEPTEMBER and 30 NOVEMBER

Tugs' particulars

 

26the September

30the November

Date of registry

19/11/1978

15/10/1978

Port of Registry

Aden

Aden

IMO No.

 

 

Official No.

0049

0045

Call Sign

70NR

70NN

Date of Construction

 

 

GRT

232.43

232.43

NRT

74.68

74.68

Length (Article 2(8))

27.8 lm

27.81m

Breadth (Regulation 2(3))

7.80 m

7.80 m

Moulded Depth Amidships 10 Upper Deck (Regulation 2(2))

405m

4.05m

 

Main Data

Length overall

:

30.13 m

Length in the waterline

:

28.01 m

Beam moulded

:

9.00 m

Depth

:

3.49m

Max-Draught

:

4.20m

Displacement about

:

395 tons

Drive

Engine output

:

2 x 735 kW (2 xI000 HP) at 900 min -1

Engine type

:

Deutz diesel SBA 8M 528

Propulsion

:

2 Voith-Schneider propellers, size 24 GS/165

Shafting

:

Voith turbo coupling - gear coupling with intermediate shaft

 

Trial Run Result

Forward towrope pull

:

25 tons

Froe-running speed

:

11.86 knots

Turning circle through 360° about

:

47 s

Stopping time about

:

12 s

Slopping distance about

:

30 m

 

Classification

Lloyd's Register of Shipping  "100 A, Tug"

Builder

N. V. Sheepswerven v/h H.H. Bodewes, Millingcn / Ncthcrtands

Owner

Yemen Port  & Shipping Corporation, Aden / P.D.R. Yemen

 

 

 

Anchorages:

An open anchorage is used SW and W of Khalf Harbour, with depths between •10-20m, The anchorage is exposed to

the SW monsoon and sea between Jun-Sep, 1100-1900hre.

Tidal range and flow:

Range 1 3m

Dock density: 1025

Weather:

Occasional Rain During Monsoon Season SW (June - September)

Principal navigation aids: White light F1.5sec 15M at the western end of the S breakwater.

LF(l)R,10sec on the southern end of the N breakwater.

Charts:

BA 6, 10, 3784. Admiralty Pilot NP64.

Restrictions:

Cargo may be handled all year and worked throughout 24 hours if required, inside Khalf Harbour.

Berthing xcis normally carried out during daylight hours, during darkness in special cases.

Tugs:

There is a Voith Schneider lug, of 2,000hp, based at Mukalla.

Coast guard:

The Coast Guard service Is operated by the harbour police.

BERTHS AND CARGO

Names/Nos: Cargo vessels up to 10,000dwt, LOA 145m, draft 8.5m can normally be berthed at Mukalla. Larger vessels can only be berthed by special arrangement with Ihe port authority.

Length  And Draft

Berth No. 1 (on the S breakwater)  length ( 177m ) and  draft  (8.5m)

Berth  No 2 (on the E quay)   length  (184m ) and draft ( 8.5m)

Fisheries Quay N of Berth No 2.   length (162m ) and  draft  ( 5m)


A buoy berth to the S of Khatf Harbour is available, with pipeline to storage tanks ashore.

No 1 alongside berth is a combined dry cargo/tanker berth with connections to storage tanks.

Facilities: Containers of 6.0m and 12,Om can be handled by ship's gear and by a shore crane (50t capacity). Mukalla operates a 42t Kalmar FLT for container handling and other cargoes.

Storage: Cargo storage Facilities (sheds and open land) available at the port, but most cargo is moved by direct delivery to trucks and leaves the harbour area Immediately.

Barges: Vessels can anchor at the roadstead, 0,8km offshore In depths of 10-20m, where unloading can be carried out by barge.

Ballast/slop reception:

Not available.

Security:

The harbour Is regularly patrolled by the harbour police. The harbour tug is capable of combating fire onboard ships, fire engines are stationed approx 3km from the port.

 

Ships In Port

MUK

1 SHAT ALAREB

MUK

2 OXL LOTUS

MUK

3 ALGAZEERA-9

MUK

3 YONG OCEAN

MUK

O.H HOLAF

MUK

O.H
EOS






 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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