Buchanan (LRUCN)

Port Code LRUCN City Buchanan
Port Name Buchanan Country/Region Liberia
Category Port City Route NORTH AFRICA
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Buchanan (LRUCN)



      Liberia's Atlantic seaport.The maximum draught is 12.59m and the loading density of water is 1020-1024.The tidal range is 1.2 meters and southwest wind prevails.It is compulsory to pilot ships of more than 100 DWT.VHF for communication, channels 6, 9, 12, 13, 14 and 16.The maximum draught limit of arrival is 8.84 meters, and that of all other ships is 9.14 meters. There are no ship repair, dry dock, motorboat and sewage disposal facilities in the port. There are fueling, medical treatment, traction, fresh water, provisions and repatriation. Consuls of various countries are in Monrovia.The mineral wharf is 240 meters long, with a front water depth of 12.8 meters, and can dock 60000 tons of ships.The general cargo terminal is 116 meters long and the water depth at the front is 10.06 meters.The commercial wharf is 320 meters long, with a front water depth of 10 meters and a maximum draft of 9.38 meters.A 20 ton gantry crane is installed on the mineral terminal.The berth length of the tanker is 125 meters, the maximum draft is 9.20 meters, and the maximum allowable length is 170 meters.The oil tank is connected by two oil pipes with diameters of 6 and 10 inches.

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Summary of LRUCN

Buchanan Port (port code: LRUCN) is an important ore export terminal in Liberia. It is situated approximately 90 kilometers southeast of Monrovia.
The port is formed by 2 breakwaters, main and secondary. The commercial berth is situated on the secondary breakwater, and the ore berth on the shore, protected by the main breakwater.
The port has facilities for handling break bulk, container, liquid and dry bulk. It handles approximately 11.5 million tons of exports and 250 thousand tons of imports annually. The type of vessels regularly calling at this port is bulk carriers, accounting for about 80%. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 200 meters. The maximum draught is 10.1 meters. The maximum deadweight is 66,545t.