Galway (IEGWY)

Port Code IEGWY City Galway
Port Name Galway Country/Region Ireland
Category Port City Route EUROPEAN BRANCH PORT
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Galway (IEGWY)



      A port on the coast of godwell Bay in western Ireland.When using the medium time zone standard.Maximum draught: 6.7m at neap tide and 7.9m at spring tide.The loading density of water is 1012.The tidal range is 4.5 meters at spring tide and 1.9 meters at neap tide.Southwest wind prevails.Forced pilotage.Communication is via VHF channel 16.Working hours: 8:00-17:00 (Saturday: 8:00-13:00).The ship has to wait for the tide to enter the port.Port service facilities include: ship repair, fueling, small boats, medical treatment, fresh water supply, provisions repatriation, dry dock, traction and sewage facilities.The total length of the coastline of the port's general cargo and bulk cargo terminals is 1004.2 meters, with a total of 11 berths.1 container berth, 152.4m long, 6.1m draft in neap tide and 7.9m draft in spring tide.One oil tanker berth is 87.2 meters long, with draft of 6.1 meters in neap tide and 7.3 meters in spring tide, and unloading speed of 300 tons per hour.

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Summary of IEGWY

Galway port (port code: IEGWY) is a medium-sized port in Ireland. It is situated on the River Corrib in a sheltered position at the innermost eastern end of Galway Bay, on the west coast of Ireland.
The quay of the port has a total length of 1,044 meters allowing approximately nine vessels to berth in the inner dock at any one time. The port handles approximately 1 million tons of cargo annually. The exports are scrap metal and a small amount of aggregate for the Aran Islands. The principal imports include petroleum products, bitumen, dry bulk chemicals, fish, coal lignite and manufactured steel.
Each year approximately 380 vessels visit this port, among which about 33% are cargo vessels and 25% are tankers. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 115 meters. The maximum draught is 6.5 meters. The maximum deadweight is 7,600t.