Ponta Do Ubu (BRPDU)

Port Code BRPDU / BRPOU City Guarapari
Port Name Ponta Do Ubu Country/Region Brazil
Category Port Route SOUTH AMERICA EAST
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Ponta Do Ubu (BRPDU)



      Brazil's iron ore export port. It is located in the Southeast Atlantic coast of the country, when the west 3 area standard is adopted. The loading density of water is 1026. The tidal range is 1.2m. East to northeast wind prevails. Forced pilotage. VHF channel 16 is used for communication. The application for an epidemic free pass shall be submitted by the shipping agent to the port health authority 72 hours in advance, and the necessary information shall be provided. When the ship arrives, it can get the official disease-free pass and priority to get the berth to start loading. Ships that leak sewage or dirt into the port waters will be fined and responsible for paying the cleaning fee. The draft regulation of ship arrival time: the draft of a ship with a load of 30000-40000 tons is 6.1-6.7m; The draft of a ship of 40000-60000 tons is 670-7300; The draft of a ship of 60000-75000 tons is 7.3-7.9 meters; The draft of a ship of 75000-100000 tons is 7.9-9.1m; A ship of 100000-150000 tons has a draft of 9.1-11m. The port has no holidays and works 24 hours a day. Port service facilities include: boats, medical treatment, traction, supplies, repatriation, no ship repair, fueling, dry dock, fresh water, sewage facilities. The port is a special port for loading iron ore. The length of the jetty is 313 meters, with one berth on each side. The water depth is 19 meters, and the loading speed is 9000 tons per hour.

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Summary of BRPDU

The port of Ponta Ubu (Port Code:BRPDU) or Ponta Do Ubu, is located on the coast of the state of Espirito Santo approx 40nm south of Vitoria. The nearest town to the port is Guarapari, approx 15 mins to the north by car. The port is owned and operated by Samarco Mineracao SA for the handling of iron ore. The port consists of a breakwater, protected pier, dredged berth area and access channel. The port facilities are located in the open sea near the apex of a shallow indentation in the coastline where currents have provided 20.0m deep water within 1.1nm of the shore. Approx 100 vessels visit the port annually. Max size: LOA 308m, draught 15.5m, 180,000DWT.