Barrow Island (AUBAI)

Port Code AUBAI / AUBWB City Barrow Island
Port Name Barrow Island Country/Region Australia WA
Category Port City Route AUSTRALIA
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Barrow Island (AUBAI)



      Australia's port on the northwest Indian Ocean.It is an oil export port belonging to Western Australian oil company.The maximum draft is 11.7 meters.The loading density of water is 1025.The tidal range is 1.8m.Southwest wind prevails in summer and east wind prevails in winter.The cyclones are active in summer (November to next April).Pilotage is not mandatory, but must be assisted by a Moorer.Under normal circumstances, through the VHF contact of national shipping, channel 16 calls 156.8 megacycles;Channel 14 156.6mw for on-board and shore operations.Call signal "barrowislang".Within 100 nautical miles of barrow, the tanker has to tune its VHF radio to channel 16.Among all the arriving ships, the ship with the farthest route can get the berth first.The mooring man shall assist the captain in berthing, sailing, connecting and disconnecting the subsea oil pipe joint, and get in touch with the wharf on the oil tanker. The captain shall fully obey the command.The loss caused by the negligence of the mooring operator can be compensated by Western Australian petroleum company.For vessels that do not comply with port regulations, Western Australian oil company has the right to refuse to berth and load.The master of every vessel entering the wharf must ensure that all the equipment of the vessel is in good operation.Ships must comply with federal and state regulations on pollution prevention.The tanker must have at least 10 pairs of anchor chains and cables.The anchor chain shall meet the standards of Australian Transport Department.The rocker boom on the tanker must be able to lift a 5-ton underwater hose connection.The compound joint of oil tanker must be able to connect 10 inch diameter flange of American specification.On arrival, the ballast load must be 1 / 4 of the tanker's total load in summer.The tanker must also provide food and accommodation for the moorers, and only three operators need to provide food and three boats.Have enough searchlights.The berths along the coast of the port can accommodate ships with a total carrying capacity of 71000 tons, a length of 250 meters and a draft of 17.67 meters.All oil tankers arriving at the port should inform the Perth Office of Western Australian oil company at 325-0181 (24 hours).The estimated arrival time shall be notified 96 hours in advance and further confirmed or modified 48 hours, 24 hours and 12 hours in advance.The port has no holidays and works 24 hours.The port only provides sewage facilities, no other service facilities.There is a private airport on the island.There are five floating storage tanks and pumps with capacity of 200000 barrels, and their maximum speed is 17000 barrels of crude oil per hour.The pump for discharging ballast water is provided by the oil tanker, and the port has a tank for receiving ballast water.

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Summary of AUBAI

Barrow Island Port (port code: AUBAI / AUBWB) is an oil export port belonging to Western Australian oil company. It is situated on the northwest Indian Ocean, approximately 44 nautical miles off the coast of Western Australia.
The port provides facilities for handling liquid. The Marine Terminal for the export of Barrow Island crude oil is located on the eastern side of Barrow Island with the CBM 9.8 kilometers offshore.
The type of vessels regularly calling at this port is LNG tankers, accounting for about 84%. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 315 meters. The maximum draught is 10.3 meters. The maximum deadweight is 116,014t.