|Gabbro Berth # 1 & 2 :
Length of Berth 470 m (Main Quay) and 150 m (Return Quay)
Depth at Berth 13.0 m (Main Quay) and 6.0 m (Return Quay)
Max LOA 230 m (can be longer if no vessel on adjacent berth)
Maximum Arrival Displacement 80,000 mt
Height of Wharf Apron 4.25 m above CD
Design load on wharf 5.0 tonnes/sq.m
Berthing approach speed max 0.10 m/sec
Details: Fentek arch fenders placed minimum 10m between centers. Berths are fitted with 100 ton bollards on Main Quay and 30 ton bollards on Return Quay Wall. Two Kangaroo Cranes are provided with maximum outreach of 30 m.
The berth is used to Import gabbro stones, clinker cement, other bulk materials and general cargo. Port Authority may shift the vessel to another commercial jetty when the vessel draft is reduced to below 10.0m in order to allow another deep draft vessel to moor at these berths.