The port of Barbados, the Caribbean Sea state.The maximum draft is 9.6m.The specific gravity of water is 1025.The tidal range is 0.8m.East wind prevails.Forced pilotage.VHF channels 6, 12 and 16 are used for communication. Call: signal station-8pb, harbor director 8pc.The port shall be informed 24 hours in advance of the expected time of arrival of the vessel.The pilot embarked on the west side of the entry buoy in the outer channel.Port service facilities include: ship repair, fueling, fresh water, supplies, dry dock, boat, medical treatment, traction, repatriation, no sewage facilities.There are consulates in Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Cyprus, Denmark, the Dominican Republic, Finland, France, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Turkey, the United States and Venezuela. There are eight general cargo and bulk cargo berths in the port area, ranging in length from 152 meters to 307 meters and in water depth from 6.8 meters to 9.6 meters, which can dock ro ships;One container berth, 184 meters long and 9.6 meters draught, can dock ro ro ship;1 container berth, 184 meters long, draft 9.6 meters, can dock 215 meters long ships;Three oil tanker berths, 183 m, 244 m, 244 m, 10.06 m, 11.58 m and 9.14 m in length, and 300 t, 400 t and 400 t / h in shipping speed.
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Bridgetown Port (port code: BBBGI) is the main port serving Barbados. It is strategically located on the southeast coast of the Island of Barbados, in the Atlantic, approximately 90 nautical miles east of the chain of east Caribbean islands.
The port has extensive facilities for handling a variety of cargo. The principal imports entering this port are mineral fuel, petroleum products, manufactured goods, foodstuffs, machinery, transport equipment. The main exports leaving this port include mineral fuel and lubricants, foodstuffs and manufactured goods. The port handles approximately 1 million tons of cargo and 72,000TEU annually. Containerised cargo now represents 80% of the cargo moving through the port.
Each year about 650 vessels and 500,000 passengers visit this port. The types of vessels regularly calling at this port are cargo vessels, accounting for around 40%; and passenger vessels, taking up approximately 35%. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 348 meters. The maximum draught is 9.8 meters. The maximum deadweight is 39,989t.
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