Vestmanna (FOVES)

Port Code FOVES City Streymoy
Port Name Vestmanna Country/Region Denmark
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Vestmanna (FOVES)



      Port on the Atlantic coast of southern Iceland. When using the medium time zone standard. The maximum draft is 5.5 meters. The loading density of water is 1025. The tidal range is 2 to 2.3 meters. East to southeast wind prevails. Forced pilotage. The ship is expected to inform the pilot station of the arrival time through the radio station of swastmanaea. Working hours: 08:00-17:00. Port service facilities include: ship repair, fueling, small boats, medical treatment, fresh water supply, provision, repatriation, dry dock, traction and sewage facilities. There is a good anchorage 1.6km north of the port entrance, with facilities ranging from 28m to 34m. In the northeast of the port, the submarine water pipe and a 30000 volt submarine cable pass through, and it is forbidden for ships to anchor in this area. The port can accommodate 5000 ton container ships, bulk carriers and oil tankers.

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Summary of FOVES

Vestmanna Port (Port Code: FOVES) is a natural port located on the southwestern coast of Streymoy, in the Faeroe Islands. Vestmanna Port is regarded as the best harbour and also one of the most beautiful in Foroyar. It used to be a ferry port. Now there is very little commercial/foreign vessel activity at the port. It is mainly used for local traffic, including fishing. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 114 meters. The maximum draught is 5.3 meters. The maximum Deadweight is 6112t.