Guanta Port (VEGTA)

Port Code VEGTA / VEGUT City Guanta
Port Name GUANTA Country/Region Venezuela
Category Port City Route CENTRAL AMERICA
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Guanta Port (VEGTA)


      Venezuelan seaport.It is located in the northeast of the country.When the west 4 standard is adopted.The maximum draft is 7.6m.The loading density of water is 1025.The tide changes by 2.4 meters.The prevailing wind is east wind.Forced pilotage.VHF channels 16 and 12 are used for radio communication.Working hours: 08:00-17:00.The service facilities include ship repair, tugboat, fuel tank, fresh water, motor boat, food and medical treatment, etc., without sewage, dry dock and repatriation, etc.Guanta is a natural harbor.The water depth is 9.15 meters.The old wharf is 222.19 meters long and 13.72 meters wide in the south of the port.The water depth at the front end of the wharf is 9.14m, and that at the north end is 7.92m.The new wharf, 322.48 meters long, has been put into operation.The water depth is 8.23m in the East, 9.14m in the middle and 11.28m in the West.5 cranes, 8 forklifts, many trailers and pallets are available.Four warehouses.No. 1-4.

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Summary of VEGTA

Guanta port (port code: VEGTA / VEGUT) is a medium-sized port in Venezuela. Located approximately 5 nautical miles east of Puerto La Cruz, it is well protected with calm waters.
The port handles general cargo and containers. Each year approximately 3,000,000t of cargo are handled at this port.
Vessels bound for Guanta must enter Bhia Pozuelos as they must first call at Puerto La Cruz to embark a pilot. About 500 vessels visit the port annually, among which about 60% are cargo vessels. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 200 meters. The maximum draught is 9.3 meters. The maximum deadweight is 60,424t.