Port of the Republic of Tunisia.Located in the middle of the east of the country, the maximum draught of ships allowed to enter the port is 12.5 meters for terminal 8 and 10.5 meters for terminals 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7.The loading density of water is 1025.The tidal range is 1.2m.The prevailing wind direction is east wind in summer, west wind in winter and northwest wind.Wind force: Pu's 5-6.Compulsory pilotage, 24 hours / day service.VHF channel 16 is used for communication between ships and ports.Radio station (hfssb) 2182, 2321, 2506, 1743 kHz.Bulk cargo, all day operation.Entry restriction: restricted by bad weather only.Incoming vessels are required to have: 5 passenger lists, on-board and transit manifests.There is no ship repair, small boat, sewage and dry dock water depth.Fresh water, food, fuel and medical conditions are available.There are towing and repatriation facilities.The port is divided into two basins, which are dredged to a depth of 12.5 meters with a diameter of 600 meters;The inner harbor basin is dredged to 10.5 meters around, the wharf is 600 meters long, dredged to 10.5 meters, and can accept up to 25000 tons of ships: berths 6 and 7 are equipped with a 20 ton gantry crane to load phosphoric acid and sulfuric acid; berths 5 and 5 / 6 are equipped with general cargo handling equipment;The mineral wharf is 260 meters long and dredged to a depth of 12.5 meters. It can dock ships with 50000 DWT and draft of 11.86 meters.The loading and unloading of ammonia is automatic, and the loading rate of fertilizer machine is 500 t / h.Four berths are suitable for RO ro ship berthing;The No.8 oil tanker terminal, with a draft of 12.5 meters, is used to unload caustic soda and fuel. It is also a liquefied gas terminal.Wharf 8 is being expanded. Three or four wharves will be built, 400 meters long and 10.5 meters deep. There are two rail cranes and two unloaders. The railway connecting berths 3, 4, 5 and 6 is also under construction.
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Gabes port (port code: TNGAE) is a medium-sized port in Tunisia. It is located approximately 60 kilometers west of Djerba.
The port offers a sheltered harbour surrounded by two breakwaters. It handles approximately 4.1 million tons of cargo annually. The principal cargoes consist of grain, cement, fertiliser, chemical products and oil.
Each year about 400 vessels visit the port, among which around 67% are cargo vessels and 13% are tankers. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 200 meters. The maximum draught is 10.4 meters. The maximum deadweight is 63,878t.
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