Burutu (NGBUR)

Port Code NGBUR City Burutu
Port Name Burutu Country/Region Nigeria
Category Port City Route WEST AFRICA
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Burutu (NGBUR)



      Nigeria port.Located in the west of Niger Delta, the maximum draft is 4.9 meters, and the load density of water is 1000.The tidal range is 1.0 meters, and southwest wind prevails.Pilotage is available, but not compulsory.VHF channel 16 is used for communication.Working hours: 8:00-17:00, overtime if necessary.Port service facilities are: ship repair, refueling, dry dock, small boats, medical, traction, fresh water, supplies, repatriation, no pollution.The width of the approach channel is 121.6-212.8 meters, and the water depth at high tide is 4.9 meters.There is a good anchoring area in the river opposite the port, which can anchor three ocean going ships. The water depth is 4.3 meters at low tide.The main dock is 220.4 meters long, and the new dock is 100 meters long. The water depth of both docks is 4.93 meters at low tide.A ship's device for loading and unloading cargo.There is a mobile crane with a lifting capacity of 25 tons and a lifting capacity of 20 tons on the wharf.7 diesel cranes with lifting capacity of 2.5t are only used by working barges.The covered warehouse can store 32000 tons of African products and 10000 tons of other warehouses.Four slipways, 50 to 550 tons of lifting force, the maximum length of 66.9 meters.An important ship repair center has been built, consisting of a 150000 DWT dry dock, a 25000 DWT water dock and two 470 m repair docks.

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Summary of NGBUR

Burutu Port (port code: NGBUR) is a small port in Nigeria. It is situated on an island in the Forcados River estuary, which is a section of the River Niger delta.
The port has 2 wharves for handling vessels alongside and an anchorage for three vessels working cargo in the stream. It provides facilities for handling break bulk and liquid. The principal imports entering this port are manufactured goods, provisions, cement, textiles and machinery. The main exports leaving this port include ground nuts, cocoa, soya beans, palm kernels, cotton seed, aniseed, cotton lint and palm oil.