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GEOGRAPHICAL POSITION | PILOT STATION

ANCHORAGE AREA AUTHORIZED BY LOCAL AUTHORITIES

TYPE OF CARGO HANDLING (BULK CARGOES) | LOADING EQUIPMENT

DWT | LENGTH OVERALL | BEAM | MAX.AIR DRAFT | SURVEYING DRAFT

TIDES PHASE AND HEIGHT | LOADING CAPACITY | WATER DENSITY

SPECIFIC WATER DENSITY | SAILING RESTRICTIONS | TOWAGE EQUIPMENTS

BUOYS/ANCHORAGES DISTANCES | BUNKERING/FRESH WATER


Geographical Position

PIER 1

 Lat :  02 34.0' S -  Long: 044 23.0'

PIER 2

Lat :   02º 34.5' S - Long: 044º 22.3' W

PIER 3

Lat : 02º 33,70' S - Long: 044º 22,75'W

    

Charts
Brazilian Charts : 400, 410, 411, 412, 413 and 414 (DHN)
Foreign Charts   : US 24.270 and 24.271 (HO)
                              BA 3958 and 535
Time : Local time:  ( - ) 3 hours GMT


Pilot Station

Lat : 02 28.9' S - Log: 44 22.2' W 
(Approx. 0,9 mile SSW buoy nr. 24)

Note: For vessel with her draught over than 11,00 meters or DWT over 100.000 mt

Pilots will board ALPHA Point 2,5 miles northeast of buoy nr. 24

Lat: 02º 26,00' S - Long: 044º 20,36' W


Anchorage Area Authorized by Local Authoritties

  In case ships arrives and waiting for berth conditions, Master will drop anchor  at the following coordinates:

             AREA FOUR  "A"                    or                       AREA FOUR  "B"

   Lat:   02 24,4' S         Long:  044 12,8' W          Lat:   02 26,8' S         Long:  044 19,4' W  
             02 22,7' S                    044 15,5' W                     02 27,4' S                     044 17,2' W
             02 19,2' S                    044 12,2' W                     02 24,4' S                     044 12,8' W
             02 21,4' S                    044 09,8' W                     02 22,7' S                     044 15,5' W

Note: For vessels with draught over than 11,00 meters must proceed to the following coordinates:

  
            AREA THREE

   Lat:    02 08,3' S        Long: 044 08,7' W
              02 10,9' S                   044 09,0' W
              02 12,1' S                   044 10,0' W
              02 12,1' S                   044 11,0' W


Type of Cargo Handling ( Bulk Cargoes)

  Loading Cargo Berth 1 - Iron Ore, Manganese Ore, Iron Ore in Pellets
  Loading Cargo Berth 2 - Iron Ore, Pig-Iron, Manganese Ore, Soya Bean., Iron Ore in Pellets
                                            Cooper Ore
  Loading Cargo Berth 3 (South/North) - Iron Ore, Manganese Ore
                                       


 

 

Loading Equipment

  The Terminal is equipped with a linear type shiploader (conveyor belt) with nominal loading capacity of:

   Berth 1  - 16.000 mt/hour.
   Berth 2  -   8.000 mt/hour. 
   Berth 3  -   8.000 mt/hour.


DWT  

The terminal's facilities can acommodate up to four ships at the same time, as follows:

    Berth 1 - Max. DWT:  420.000 T
                   

    Berth 2  - Max. DWT: 155.000 T
              

    Berth 3 - Southern side - Max. DWT: 220.000 T
                            

    Berth 3 - Northern side - Max. DWT: 180.000 T


Length Overall  

    Berth 1   - Max. LOA: 342 meters

    Berth 2   - Max. LOA: 280 meters

    Berth 3 Southern side - Max. LOA: 365 meters

    Berth 3 Northern side - Max. LOA: 365 meters


Beam

    Berth 1 - 65 meters   

    Berth- 50 meters

    Berth 3 Southern side - 65 meters

    Berth 3 Northern side - 65 meters


Max. Air Draft

    Berth 1  - 23 meters

    Berth- 18,00 meters

    Berth 3 Southern side - 18 meters

    Berth 3 Northern side - 18 meters


Surveying Draft

     Berth 1 - 23 meters at low water (75.5 ft) + tide
     Berth 2 - 18 meters at low water (59.0 ft) + tide
     Berth 3 - 21 meters at low water (68.8 ft)
+ tide


Tides Phase and Height 

  Vary along the access channel. Tidal time between low  tide and high tide:
  6 (six) hours and 20 (twenty) minutes.
  Special care is required with the tides. Currents reaching 5 to 6 knots 
  three hours after commencing ebb or flood tide.


Loading Capacity

Master must inform cargo plan, loading sequence and deballasting time.

Specific Water Density

  Type         : Brackish
  Low tide   : 1,017,58 g/l - Rain Season - 1,009,51 g/l - Dry Season
  High Tide : 1,019,32 g/l - Rain Season - 1,012,03 g/l - Dry Season

Sailing Restrictions

Three hours before high water or during low water and/or according to Pilots instructions.


Towage Equipments

Tug/Tractor "São Luis"..............- BP 54,00 Ton - Schotell
Tug/Tractor "Mascarenhas".....- BP 54,40 Ton - Schotell
Tug/Tractor "Saturno"...............- BP 72,91 Ton - Schotell
Tug/Tractor "Corona"................- BP 72,91 Ton - Schotell
Tug/Tractor "Fazendão"............- BP 75,01 Ton - Schotell
Tug/Tractor "Praia Mole".........- BP 75,05 Ton - Schotell
Tug/Tractor "Alegria"...............- BP 76,34 Ton - Schotell 
Tug/Tractor "Caue"..................- BP 55,93 Ton - Schotell
Tug/Tractor "Sossego".............- BP 78,76 Ton - Schotell

  Management Company: Consorcio de Rebocadores da Baia de Sao Marcos
                                           Tel: + 55 98 3213-9400

Buoys and Anchorages Distances 

Distance of buoys and anchorage to Pilot Station

  BUOYS                                                                               ANCHORAGE AREAS
  N   1 and  2    = 57.9 Miles = 107.2 Km                           N 1  = 50.8 Miles = 94.1 Km
  N   3 and  4    = 56.1 Miles = 103.9 Km                           N 2  = 37.4 Miles = 68.9 Km
  N   6               = 50.6 Miles =   93.7 Km                           N 3   = 29.0 Miles = 53.7 Km
  N   8               = 46.9 Miles =   86.5 Km                           N 4A = 20.0 Miles = 37.0 Km
  N   5 and 10    = 45.1 Miles =   83.5 Km                          N 4B = 12.0 Miles = 22.2 Km
  N   7 and 12    = 43.4 Miles =   80.4 Km                          N 5   = 12.0 Miles = 22.2 Km
  N   9 and 14    = 41.6 Miles =   77.0 Km                          N 7   =   5.0 Miles =   4.6 Km
  N 16               = 37.0 Miles =   68.5 Km
  N 11               = 35.8 Miles =   66.3 Km
  N 13               = 30.5 Miles =   55.6 Km
  N 15               = 23.0 Miles =   42.5 Km
  N 20               = 16.5 Miles =   30.6 Km
  N 17 and 22   = 12.8 Miles =   23.8 Km
  N 19 and 24   =   8.5 Miles =   15.7 Km


  Note:
  For acceptance vessel older than 18 years needs certificates from
  Surveyor or Classification-Society (recognized by the Brazilian Navy Authorities)
  attesting that vessel its in good conditions to receive her cargo and be operated at 
  iron ore terminal.

Bunkering/Fresh Water

  Bunkering - Types of fuel : IFO all viscosities  and MGO
  Delivery Method - By ship tanker (not barge) at inner anchorage

 
 
To contact Petrobras bunkering area, please note the following address:
  Petrobras Bunkering Dept. - Head Office - Rio de Janeiro
  Av. Republica do Chile, 65 - 20º floor - Room 2001 - Rio de Janeiro - CEP 20035-900
  Tel: + 55 21 3224-4333 - 3224-9594
  e-mail: bunker@petrobras.com.br 


  London Office - Petrobras Europe Ltd.
  4th floor, 20 North Audley Street - London W1K 6WL - England 
  Tel:  + 44 203 073-0790 or + 44 203 073-0760 switchboard - Fax + 44 203 0781

  
Petrobras Singapore PTE Ltd - 435 Orchard Road # 17 - Wisma Atria Singapore 23887 - Tel: + 65 6550-580

  Fresh Water - Available alongside the quay - Max. 200 cbm per vessel.