Port Antonio Port (JMPOT)

Port Code JMPOT City Port Antonio
Port Name PORT ANTONIO Country/Region Jamaica
Category Port City Route CENTRAL AMERICA
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Port Antonio Port (JMPOT)


      Port of the northeast coast of Jamaica. The maximum draft of West Port is 8.53 meters, the maximum draft of East port is 10.67 meters, and the load density of water is 1025. The tide range is about 0.61 meters. Northeast wind prevails. For compulsory pilotage, the vessel must inform the port of the estimated time of arrival 36 hours before arrival. Radio communication is via Kingston radio, calling for the "6yi". The port is located on the north coast of Jamaica, 6.70 meters northwest of morent corner, and the port is composed of two ports, East and West. The water depth of the entrance is 36.58 meters. The depth of water at the 2.5m chain at the front of the port is reduced to 9.14 M. The anchorage is good. The necessary documents for the ship to enter the port are shown in Kingston. Port service facilities: no repair, dry dock, traction and sewage. The nearest airport is 9.6 km from the port. Donggang, railway station, suitable for ships with draft less than 10.6m. West Port, a 79 meter long wharf, with a depth of 7.9 meters at the front, mainly stops at the boat carrying bananas. A breakwater, 65.22m long, 10.97 meters deep at the front, and a patrol ship below the captain of 67 meters.

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Summary of JMPOT

Port Antonio (Port Code:JMPOT) is an important banana exporting port and is mainly used by reefer vessels and cruise ships. Port Antonio is situated on the north coast of Jamaica, approx 19nm northwest of Morant Point. The port comprise east and west Harbours, However, the east Harbour has been closed for commercial use and is now a private marina. The West Harbour comprise the Ken Wright Pier and Boundbrook wharf. Approx 45,000t of cargo, 53 vessels and 4,019 passengers handled annually. Load line zone: North Atlantic Seasonal Tropical Area, Tropical Nov 1 to Jul 15, Summer Jul 16 to Oct 31. Max size: LOA 200m, max draught 7.9m.