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Cumana Port (VECUM)

Port Code VECUM City Cumana
Port Name CUMANA Country/Region Venezuela
Category Port City Route SOUTH AMERICA EAST
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Cumana Port (VECUM)

Overview:

      Venezuelan commercial port.It is located on the northeast coast of the port, and the time zone adopts the west 4 standard time.The maximum draft is 9.7M.The loading density of water is 1025.The tide changes by 3 meters.The prevailing wind is east wind.The port is managed by the person in charge of the port.Forced pilotage.VHF channels 16 and 12 are used for radio communication.The service facilities include ship repair, tugboat, fuel tank, fresh water, motor boat, food supply, medical facilities and repatriation, etc., without sewage discharge and dry dock.Kumana is one of the best ports on the Venezuelan coast.The anchorage is 0.32-0.48 km offshore and 21.95 m deep.The length of the jetty is 457.2m, of which 137.16m is suitable for berthing and loading of ocean going vessels. The terminal water depth is 13.1m, and it can also dock vessels.The maximum draught is 9.14m in the South and 8.53m in the north.Modern cargo handling equipment can be provided on the berth.Meat and vegetables such as fish and chicken can be supplied at reasonable prices, but other supplies are scarce and expensive.There are barges.

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Summary of VECUM

Cumana port (port code: VECUM) is a medium-sized port in Venezuela. It is situated near the mouth of River Manzanares.
The port is principally a fishing port but is used by oil companies to land cargo and equipment for the oil fields inland. It offers facilities for handling break bulk, dry bulk and Ro-ro.
The types of vessels regularly calling at this port are fishing vessels, accounting for about 36%; cargo vessels, taking up around 21.5%; and passenger vessels, taking a proportion of 15%. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 19 meters.