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Sisimiut Port (GLHOL)

Sisimiut, Greenland Island, Denmark

Port Code GLHOL / GLJHS Port Name Sisimiut Port
City Sisimiut Country/Region Denmark
Port Type Feeder Port Category Port City
Latitude 66.9 Longitude -53.283333333333336
Sisimiut Port (port code: GLHOL / GLJHS), also known as Holsteinborg port, is a medium-sized port in Greenland. It is situated on the west coast of Greenland.
The port consists of an inner and outer harbour providing accommodation for small general and bulk cargo ships and fishing vessels. It handles general cargo and containers. Each year, it handles approximately 62,000t of cargo.
There is thick ice in this port from early January to the latter part of April or the beginning of May. The types of vessels regularly visiting this port are fishing vessels, accounting for 60%; cargo vessels, taking up 15%; passenger vessels and tankers, each accounting for 5%. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 115 meters. The maximum draught is 8.2 meters. The maximum deadweight is 8870t.

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