Derby (AUDBY)

Port Code AUDBY / AUDRB City Derby
Port Name Derby Country/Region Australia WA
Category Port City Route AUSTRALIA
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Derby (AUDBY)



      A port in northwestern Australia on the Golden Bay of the Indian Ocean.The loading density of water is 1025.The tidal range is 6.1m.Southeast wind prevails in summer and northwest wind prevails in winter.No compulsory pilotage.VHF channels 6, 12 and 16 are used for communication.The port should be informed one day in advance of the expected time of arrival.The working hours are 8:00-16:30, and you can work overtime.Port service facilities are: boats, medical, fresh water, supplies, repatriation.No ship repair, fueling, dry dock, traction and sewage facilities.There is only one trestle wharf, which can accommodate ships 175 meters long.There is a great difference between the water depth of berths in wet season and dry season. The water depth can reach 9.5m in high tide in wet season and only 0.7m in high tide in dry season.In dry season, ships can only berth at sea anchorage.

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Summary of AUDBY

Derby port (port code: AUDBY / AUDRB) is a medium-sized port in Australia WA. It is located at the head of King Sound WA, approximately 236 kilometers northeast of Broome.
The port has facilities for handling dry bulk. The wharf has barging facilities that are used for the export of lead and zinc concentrates from local mining operations. The export facility at the port is operated by Lennard Shelf Pty.
The type of vessels regularly calling at this port are landing craft, accounting for about 66%. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 46 meters.