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Hound Point (GBHOP)

Queensferry, Scotland, United Kingdom

Port Code GBHOP / GBHPT Port Name Hound Point
City Queensferry Country/Region United Kingdom
Port Type Feeder Port Category Port
Latitude 56.00645 Longitude -3.3586835
The port of Hound Point (port code: GBHOP) is a medium-sized port in Queensferry, the United Kingdom. It is situated off the south shore of the Firth of Forth.
The port is a crude oil loading terminal operated by BP Exploration Operating Company Limited for Forties Field Crude Oil. The terminal consists of three concrete and steel island structures with associated berthing and mooring dolphins, all situated to the east of the Forth Railway Bridge. Access to and from the berths is by an authorised launch running from Hawes Pier in South Queensferry.
This port handles approximately 21,000,000t of crude oil per annum. The type of vessels regularly calling at this port is crude oil tankers, accounting for 78%. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 337 meters. The maximum draught is 11.1 meters. The maximum deadweight is 321,300t.

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