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QASCO Berths

Berth # 1 :

Length of Berth 350 m

Depth at Berth 15 m
Max LOA 270 m
Max Beam 40 m
Maximum Deadweight 100,000 mt
Height of Wharf Apron 4.25 m above CD
Design load on wharf 5.0 tonnes/sq.m
Berthing approach speed max 0.12 m/sec


Details: Bridgestone cellular fenders at 21.26 m centers, alternate with cylindrical rubber fenders 1.3 m Outside diameter by 1.5 m long at 21.26 m centers.


A conveyer unloading system off-loads Iron Ore pellets at a rate of 1000 tph. The total distance of travel of the unloader is 340 m. The maximum outreach of the unloader is 30 m. The maximum height of the grab above the deck is 21 m, and the maximum drop below the wharf is 17.4 m. The unloader has a maximum clearance 6.5 m between the underside and the wharf deck.

The berth is used to Import Iron Ore pellet, HBI, Ferro manganese, Scrap metals chemicals and minerals, which are utilised to manufacture steel for export.

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

Berth # 2:

Length of Berth 190 m

Depth at Berth 15 m

Max LOA 170 m (may be exceeded if no vessel on adjacent berth).

Berth # 3:

Length of Berth 250 m

Depth at Berth 15 m

Max LOA 240 m (may be exceeded if no vessel on adjacent berth).

Details: Bridgestone cellular fenders at 21.26 m centers, alternate with cylindrical rubber fenders 1.3 m Outside diameter 1.5 m long at 21.26 m centers.

Berth # 2 & # 3 are used for loading and unloading facilities to handle the finished products of QASCO, as well as import of scrap metal and certain minerals and chemicals used in steel production.

There are three portal jib-type dockside crane of 1.5 tonne capacity. The crane has working range of 10.0 m radius to 26.5 m radius. The total distance of travel is 600 m the maximum height if hook above the wharf deck is 12 m and maximum drop below the wharf deck is 14 m the crane have minimum clearance of 5 m between the underside and the wharf deck.

Mooring/unmooring daylight hours only.

The maneuvering area adjacent to Berth # 1-4 provides a swinging basin of 500m diameter and permits vessels up to 250 m length to be turned and maneuvered.


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