Fray Bentos Port (UYFBS)

Port Code UYFBS / UYFZB City Fray Bentos
Port Name FRAY BENTOS Country/Region Uruguay
Category Port City Route SOUTH AMERICA EAST
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Fray Bentos Port (UYFBS)


      Uruguay port.It is located in the East Bank of the Uruguayan estuary in the west of the country, when the west 4 zone standard is adopted.The maximum draft is 7.92m.Load density 1000.There is no tidal change.The prevailing wind is southeast.Forced pilotage.VHF channels 16, 11 and 9 are used for communication.Working hours: 07:00-11:00, 13:00-17:00.Service facilities include: ship repair, fresh water, motorboat, food, medical facilities, etc., no tug, fuel tank, sewage, dry dock, repatriation, etc.There is a cement breakwater in the harbor, with a front water depth of 7.92m.There are three electric cranes, export frozen meat.If the main berth is occupied, the quayside berth can be used.The rails on the breakwater have been scrapped and are no longer in use.A conveyor belt is installed on the government run jetty for the loading of bulk grain.There are three closed grain silos with a capacity of 30000 tons.

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Summary of UYFBS

Port of Fray Bentos (port code: UYFBS) is a medium-sized port in Uruguay. It stands on the south side of the Rio Uruguay, 213 nautical miles from Montevideo.
The port is a major meat packing and grain centre with 3 wharves, 2 of which are "L" shaped and situated close to the town, and the other being "T" shaped and situated 1 nautical mile west-southwest.
The port has facilities for handling break bulk and dry bulk. The principal cargo handled by this port are forest products, citrus, barley, fertilisers and sunflower. The types of vessels regularly calling at this port are cargo vessels, accounting for about 10%, and fishing vessels, taking up around 10% as well. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 200 meters. The maximum draught is 6.8 meters. The maximum deadweight is 49,561t.

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