Kpeme Port (TGKPE)

Port Code TGKPE City Lome
Port Name LOME>KPEME Country/Region Togo
Category Port Route WEST AFRICA
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Kpeme Port (TGKPE)


      Port of the Republic of Togo.The maximum allowable draught is 11.58 meters at the dock and 10.06 meters near the coastline.The tidal range is 1.80 meters.The prevailing wind direction is southwest.Forced pilotage.VHF channel 16 is used for communication between ships and ports.Special entry rules: the vessel is expected to arrive 72 / 48 hours before contacting the port director.Working hours: moor between 05:00 and 16:30, and sail after loading, even at night.Entry restriction: no entry at night.Documents are required for vessels entering the port. As usual, there is no special requirement.No ship repair, dry dock, towing, sewage facilities.There are boats and repatriation facilities.No fuel, fresh water supply.Food supplies and medical conditions are available.Consul: in Lome.Lome airport is the nearest airport to the port.Annual import and export gross tonnage: export 3 million tons (phosphate rock).There is only one bulk phosphate terminal for general cargo and bulk cargo berths with a loading speed of 2500 t / h.There is only one anchorage.The tanker berth can dock 33000 DWT vessels, with a maximum draft of 10.06 m when there is no surge and only 9.45 m when there is surge.

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Summary of TGKPE

The port of Kpeme (Port Code:TGKPE) comprises of a phosphate loading jetty and a CBM mooring for tankers. The port of Kpeme is situated approx 32km east of Lome. Approx 2,000,000t of cargo handled annually. Max size: LOA 225m, beam 33m, draught 11.8m, airdraught 14.5m. Tanker berth: Maximum LOA 180m, maximum permissible draught at the tanker mooring is 8.1m due to swell. Largest vessel handled: "Atlantic Sovereign", 68,641DWT, draught 12.6m.