Harlingen (NLHAR)

Port Code NLHAR City Harlingen
Port Name Harlingen Country/Region Netherlands
Category Port City Route EUROPEAN BRANCH PORT
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Harlingen (NLHAR)



      Port on the northern coast of the Netherlands.Central European time is adopted. In summer, the clock is set one hour ahead.The maximum draught is 6m and the loading density of water is 1025.The tidal range is 1.8 meters and westerly wind prevails.No compulsory pilotage, inspectors 05178-5925 and 2332 at hallingen and 05620 and 2341 at tscherin.VHF channels 11 (port control), 6 (pilot port) and 22 (sluice) are used for communication.According to the port special regulations, the captain or his agent must report to the port authorities on his entry, departure and berthing through VHF channel 11.Working time is daytime, can work overtime.When entering the port, we should pay attention to: when two red lights are on near the entrance, it is strictly forbidden to enter the port (and it is the same when leaving the port).Port service facilities are complete, including ship repair, fueling, dry dock, small boats, medical, traction, sewage, fresh water, supplies, repatriation.There are Deputy consuls of Denmark, Sweden and Ireland in the port area.There are four general cargo and bulk cargo terminals in the port: the new Williams terminal, 300 meters long and 6 meters draught;The dock is 170 meters long and has a draft of 4.5 meters;The industrial wharf is 130 meters long and has a draft of 6.0 meters;Withers wharf is 250 meters long and has a draft of 4.5 meters.The bottom of Harlingen harbour is made of soft mud, and ships will run aground safely.

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Summary of NLHAR

Harlingen port (port code: NLHAR) is large port in Netherlands. It is located on the northwest coast of the Netherlands bordering the Waddenzee.
Both a fishing port and a support base for offshore oil and gas fields, the port possesses over 1,000 meters of quayage capable of accommodating general cargo, bulk and Ro-Ro vessels.
The port handles sea going and inland waterway traffic. Approximately 3,000,000t of cargo and 15,000TEU are handled annually. The main imports are agricultural implements, forage, timber and fertilisers. The main exports include dairy products, meat, vegetables and flour.
The types of vessels regularly calling at this port are fishing vessels, accounting for about 25%; cargo vessels, taking up around 23%; and sailing vessels, taking a proportion of approximately 15%. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 148 meters. The maximum draught is 7.2 meters. The maximum deadweight is 13089t.