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QALCO Berth



The jetty has bollards spaced at 30 m intervals. Fendering consists of solid rubber, cylindrical
fenders of 1.5 m length and 1.0 m diameter, spaced at approximately 10 m intervals.
    • All Mesaieed Port rules, regulations and procedures apply.
    • Vessels moor in either direction at Pilot’s discretion.
    • Mooring and departure operations on 24 hours basis.
    • For restrictions and maximum depth of water, see previous page.
    • QALCO pig launcher must be positioned on vessel deck, as per local regulations.
    • Vessel crane is required to position the pig launcher on vessel deck.
    • Vessel crane is required to raise flexible hose from jetty to vessel deck for attachment to pig launcher.
    • Vessel crane is required after disconnection from pig launcher to lower back to jetty.
    • Compressed air required from vessel for pig launcher operation.
    • Unloading of QALCO base oil is from vessel manifold to pig launcher, and by flexible hose from pig launcher to 6 inch base oil pipeline.
    • The pipeline end is situated in a chamber, sealed of from a service trench, and accessed via a removable manhole cover 4.5 M from jetty edge to center.
    • The pipeline runs within the service trench for a distance of approximately 1 km to the QALCO storage tanks.
    • Care of the environment is paramount.
Mooring Arrangements:

    1. Vessels moor in either direction at Pilot’s discretion.

    2. The actual “tie-up” will be 3,3 & 2 Fore & Aft. (3 Head/Stern Lines, 3 Breast Lines & 2 Springs).

    3. Berthing and un-berthing on 24 hour basis.

    4. Ships gangway to be used. Vessel to maintain watch on VHF channel 11.



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