June 15th 2018

MAX DRAFT SITUATION OF ARGENTINE PORTS & FORECAST:

DRAFT SITUATION 


River Parana ports

Maximum drafts fresh water authorized by Coast Guard at the River Parana valid for today .

SANTA FE PORT: 5.68 M = 18' 07''
DIAMANTE: 6.53 M = 21' 05''
SAN LORENZO PORT:  
- FROM PAMPA, DEMPA, EL TRANSITO & COFCO INT. (EX-NIDERA): 10.47 M = 34' 04''
- TFA (EX MOSAIC TERMINAL): 10.47 M = 34' 04''
- FROM RENOVA, DREYFUS, COFCO TIMBUES,M.ALUMB,T6,QUEBRACHO, RESINFOR,PROFERTIL: 10.47 M = 34' 04''
- FROM VICENTIN, ACA, CHACABUCO, PETROBRAS, AKZO NOBEL & SAN BENITO: 10.47 M = 34' 04''
ROSARIO PORT:  
- FROM UNIT 3/6/7 AND OPEN BERTHS: 10.47 M = 34' 04''
- FROM CARGILL VGG: 10.47 M = 34' 04''
- FROM CARGILL PTA ALVEAR: 10.47 M = 34' 04''
- FROM GRAL LAGOS : 10.49 M = 34' 04''
- FROM TOEPFER: 10.49 M = 34' 04''
VILLA CONSTITUCION:  
- SERVICIOS PORTUARIOS:  9.05 M = 29' 08''
- ACINDAR COMMERCIAL BERTH : 9.55 M = 31' 03''
- ACINDAR: 10.49 M = 34' 04''
SAN NICOLAS:  
- PUERTO NUEVO NORTE : 10.49 M = 34' 04''
- PUERTO NUEVO CENTRO : 10.49 M = 34' 04''
- ELEVATOR: 10.49 M = 34' 04''
- AES ALICURA: 10.49 M = 34' 04''
- FISCAL BERTH: 10.49 M = 34' 04''
- BUITRAGO BERTH : 10.49 M = 34' 04''
RAMALLO: 10.88 M = 35' 08''
SAN PEDRO:  9.28 M = 30' 05'' (*)
 

Forecast for the next seven days : 15 CMS LESS

  

(*) Maximum LOA recommended by Pilots is 180 mts.

Please note that maximum recommendable sailing draft from up-river ports suggested by 
COAST GUARD and Pilots Association and Local Correspondent P&I is 10.36/10.50 meters FW 0,998.

OTHER PORTS:

ALL PORTS "NAABSA CLAUSE TO APPLY"
CAMPANA TERMINALS (ALL DRAFTS AT ZERO LEVEL)
   - TAGSA:          34'00" FW (MAX SUGGESTED 34'00")
   - RHASA:          32'00" FW
   - CARBOCLOR:      32'00" FW
   - MARIPASA:       
- site a:         32'00" FW
- site b:         32'00" FW

   - AXION ENERY:
- Berth C:           32'00" FW
- Berth H:           34'00" FW

   - DEPSA:          30'00" FW
   - EUROAMERICA:    
- site a:         32'00" FW
- site b:         32'00" FW
   - SIDERCA:        33'00" FW

ZARATE TERMINAL (ALL DRAFTS AT ZERO LEVEL)
  - ZARATE PORT:    ++ NOT OPERATIVE ++
  - ATZ/TZ:         35'00" FW (MAX SUGGESTED 34'00")
  - VITCO:          34'00" FW
  - DELTA DOCK:
    - berth a:      36'00" FW (grains cargoes)
    - berth b:      34'00" FW (general cargoes)
  - DEL GUAZU       34'05" FW / 10.50 mts

** DRAFT CAN INCREASE SUBJECT TO RIVER PLATE CHANNELS CONDITIONS.

BUENOS AIRES            32' to 34' 00" FW
DOCK SUD/LOGINTER 
Vssl up to 28.00 mts beam / draft 9.00 mts FW
Vssl with more than 28.00 mts beam / draft 8.70 mts FW
     - SHELL TERMINAL (UKC safety margin of 0,45 m): 

- SITE A': 8,40 mts at zero level (fw 0,998)
- SITE A:  8,80 mts at zero level (fw 0,998)
- SITE B:  9,20 mts at zero level (fw 0,998)
- SITE 7 (ANTIVARI / ODJFELL): 8,30 mts at zero level (fw 0,998)


MAR DEL PLATA           29' to 31' 00" SW
NECOCHEA                42' 00" BW (GRAIN ELEVATORS)
NECOCHEA                40' 00" BW w/high tide (DRY FERTILIZERS) (SITE N°10)

NECOCHEA                40' 00" BW w/high tide (LIQUID FERTILIZERS) (SITE N°1)

BAHIA BLANCA            

     - PIER ADM AGRO:
        Max sailing draft: 13,71 mts (45'00" sw)
     - PIER 9:
        Max sailing draft: 13,71 mts (45'00" sw)
     - CARGILL:
        Max sailing draft: 13,71 mts (45'00" sw)
     - 2/3 GALVAN:
        Max sailing draft: 12,80 mts (42'00" sw)
     - DREYFUS:
        Max sailing draft: 13,71 mts (45'00" sw)
     - 5 GALVAN (disch fertilizers):
        Max sailing draft: 10,66 mts (35'00" sw)
     - 5/6 TBB:
        Max sailing draft: 10,36 mts (34'00" sw)

     - JETTY #1
        Max sailing draft: 13,41 meters (44'00" sw)

     - JETTY #2
        Max sailing draft: 13,10 meters (43'00" sw)


PORT OF LA PLATA: (La Plata access channel depth = 27í00î at datum)

- Puerto Rocca            18' 00" fw with a rising tide of 0,60 Mts
                          19' 00" fw with a rising tide of 0,90 Mts
- Copetro berth           29' 00" FW with a rising tide of 0.90 Mts
- Pier 9 - grand dock     28' 00" FW with a rising tide of 0.60 Mts
- YPF Terminal:
    - Jetty 1:        7,00 m fwd / 7,50 m aft (with one pontoon of 10 m)
                      6,60 m fwd / 7,50 m aft (with double fenders 5 m )

    - Jetty 2:        7,10 m fwd / 8,00 m aft (with one pontoon of 10 m)
                      6,65 m fwd / 7,00 m aft (with double fenders 5 m )
    - Jetty 3:        7,10 m fwd / 8,00 m aft (with one pontoon of 10 m)
                      6,50 m fwd / 7,00 m aft (with double fenders 5 m )


Uruguayan ports

MONTEVIDEO PORT: max draft allowed: 34 feet from zero level in brackish
water, naabsa clause always recommended.
LA TEJA TERMINAL: max draft allowed: 20 feet from zero level in brackish
water, naabsa clause always recommended.
Tide: 0,80 m

NUEVA PALMIRA PORT: max draft allowed (Naabsa clause always recommended):

- Sailing through Martin Garcia channel:
  - Vssls up to 245 m LOA / 32,60 mts beam:               32'00" FW = 9,75 mts 
  - Vssls > 245 m upto 255 m LOA / 32,60 BEAM:            31'00" FW = 9,45 mts
  - Vssls > 245 m upto 255 m LOA / >32,60 m upto 35,00 m: 30'00" FW = 9,14 mts

- Sailing through Emilio Mitre channel: 

  - 32'02" = 9,80 mts at zero level (incl 0,60 meters ukc safety margin)
  - 33'00" = 10,05 mts (subject to usual tide of 0,80/1,00 meters)

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