Point Fortin Port (TTPFN)

Port Code TTPFN / TTPTF City Point Fortin
Port Name POINT FORTIN Country/Region Trinidad and Tobago
Category Port City Route CENTRAL AMERICA
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Point Fortin Port (TTPFN)


      Port of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. The maximum draught of ships allowed to enter the port is 13.72 meters. The loading density of water is 1025. The tidal range is 0.61m. The prevailing wind direction is eastward. The pilot gets on the ship 0.8 km away from the dock, where there is a safe density. VHF channel 16 is used for communication between ships and ports. No port holidays. Working hours are 24 hours a day. Documents to be prepared for incoming vessels refer to port Pierre. No ship repair, dry dock, towing, sewage facilities. There are boats and repatriation facilities. It can supply fresh water, food, fuel and medical conditions. The jetty is 3.22km long and has two T-shaped berths, which can accommodate ships with a maximum length of 213.3m and a draft depth of 11.58m; One berth can accommodate vessels with a length of 91.44 meters and a draft of 10.67 meters; The water depth of other berths is 4.76m. There is also a commonly used buoy mooring (6 buoys) which can dock ships with a maximum length of 259.08 meters and a draft of 16.15 meters. It is 1600 meters north of the top of the wharf, but it can not supply fresh water and fuel. If required, tugboats can be provided at the outer berth.

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Summary of TTPFN

Point Fortin (Port Code:TTPFN), located on the west coast of Trinidad, in the Gulf of Paria is the southern most port on the island. The port area has a viaduct jetty for oil loading and a conventional buoy mooring system (CBM) for discharging crude oil and loading fuel oil. There are also two LNG export terminal jetties and a small boat harbour. Crude oil is imported and refined petroleum products with liquefied natural gas are exported. Approx 15,000,000t of LNG cargo handled annually. Max size: LNG: LOA 330m, draught 11.5m, 149,000t displacement. Oil Jetty: LOA 213m, approx 35,000DWT. CBM: LOA 260m, draught 15.5m, 70,000DWT.