Cabinda (AOCAB)

Port Code AOCAB City Cabinda
Port Name Cabinda Country/Region Angola
Category Port City Route WEST AFRICA
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Cabinda (AOCAB)



      Angola's Atlantic seaport.The maximum draft is 15.24 meters.The loading density of the port area is 1025.The maximum tidal range is 1.52m.South wind prevails.Forced pilotage.Radio contact calls "Malongo" on channels 9, 12, 14 and 16.The estimated arrival time shall be 72 hours, 48 hours and 24 hours ahead of schedule, and shall be sent to cabgoc Cabinda through Luanda.Pilotage is only in the daytime.Working hours: 7:00-12:00, 14:00-17:30, you can work overtime.Cabinda has a railway and an airport.Auxiliary facilities in the port include: small boats, medical treatment, traction and fresh water.No ship repair, fueling, dry dock, sewage, provision and repatriation.The general cargo ship anchored from the port can only berth at the anchorage far offshore and load and unload goods by barge, but sometimes the southwest strong waves will hinder the operation.There are two jetty type general cargo berths with a water depth of 10.36 meters;The oil tanker terminal is an L-shaped jetty, 341 meters long and 20 meters deep, with an oil loading speed of about 30000 barrels per hour;The old wooden wharf is 97 meters long and 3 meters deep.

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Summary of AOCAB

Cabinda Port (port code: AOCAB) is the principal port of the Cabinda Enclave. It is situated about 30 nautical miles north of the entrance to the River Congo, in the south of the province of Cabinda.
The port offers facilities for handling break bulk, liquid, and dry bulk, and handles approximately 200,000t of cargo and 13,400TEU annually. The main exports leaving this port include ivory, gum, wax, honey, orchil, gum-copal, palm oil and kernels. The principal imports entering imports are supplies and support for the Malongo Oil Terminal.
Each year about 60 vessels visit this port, among which around 50% are cargo vessels. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 117 meters. The maximum draught is 5.5 meters. The maximum deadweight is 7,738t.