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QAFCO Berths

QAFCO-1 (Berth # 20):

Length of jetty 260 m
Depth at jetty 12 m
Max LOA 225 m (bulk carrier) - 215 m (LPG Tanker)
Max Beam 30 m
Max Deadweight 45,000 mt

QAFCO Jetty No.1 is a finger Jetty of 260m long and 30m wide, located at Lat. 24 55.0N Long 51 34.3E on the shoreline and lies in a direction of 310 Deg.-130 Deg. (T). QAFCO-1 berth is on the north side of the Jetty and QAFCO-2 is on the south side.

Gravity fendering arrangements on jetty head protected by tubular rubber slings.

Bollards are located over the full length of the jetty head at 18m intervals.

QAFCO 1 berth is used for exporting Ammonia and Bulk Urea. Ammonia Arm - one 10 150 ASA liquid loading arm is located at a fixed point with a loading capacity of 450 mt/hr. Bulk Urea - one mobile, bulk urea automatic loader with a capacity of 400 mt/hr serves the full length of the berth.

QAFCO-2 (Berth # 21):

Length of jetty 213 m
Depth at jetty 12 m
Max LOA 193 m
Max Beam 30 m
Max Deadweight 45,000 mt

QAFCO Jetty No.1 is a finger Jetty of 213m long and 30m wide, located at Lat. 24 55.0N Long 51 34.3E on the shoreline and lies in a direction of 310 Deg.-130 Deg. (T). QAFCO-1 berth is on the north side of the Jetty and QAFCO-2 is on the south side.

Gravity fendering arrangements on jetty head protected by tubular rubber slings.

Bollards are located over the full length of the jetty head at 18m intervals.

QAFCO 2 berth is used for exporting bagged Urea. Two mobile, bagged urea automatic ship loaders are available with a loading capacity of 125 mt/hr each.

No cargo operations are permitted on this berth when Ammonia is being loaded at QAFCO-1.

QAFCO 3 (Berth # 22):

Max LOA 213 m

Max Beam 26 m

Max Deadweight 45,000 mt

Jetty LengthJetty Head 199 m
Distance jetty head to mooring dolphin 34 m
Jetty width Jetty road way 4.5 m
Jetty conveyor to platform 5.5 m
Jetty head 19.0 m
DredgingDredged level is 12.5 m alongside
ShipsShips to be handled 5000 DWT to 45,000 DWT.
QAFCO-3 berth is located on the north side of QAFCO No.2 Jetty and lies to the south of QAFCO No.1 Jetty.

Ships loader capacity is 1000 mt of Urea per hour.

There is a flashing red navigational light on the mooring dolphin at the end of the jetty.

The jetty has been extended to seaward (under construction 2003) to construct a new berth on the north side named QAFCO-4 (Berth # 23). The new berth will be of similar size to Berth # 22 and will have facilities for loading bulk Urea and Ammonia.

The jetty has been extended to seaward to construct a new berth on the north side named QAFCO-4 (Berth # 23). The new berth is of similar size to Berth # 22 and has facilities for loading bulk Urea and Ammonia.

QAFCO - 4 (Berth # 23):


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