Walvis Bay port details

Port detail &restrictions
Anchorage 1:
Situated on the Northern Port limit boundary.
6 NM from Port
Depth: 13 to 19 meters
Anchorage 2:
Situated on the North Eastern section within Port limits and well protected.
4 NM from Port
Depth: 11 to 14 meters
Pilot station position    S2256'08''E01429'07''
Main channel length 6200m
Main channel width 150m
Turning basin 400m
Channel depth 14m CD
Berth 1 - 3 depth 14m CD tidal shift 1m port require 0.6m UKC berth length 154.4m each
Berth 4 - 8 depth 10.6m CD tidal shift 1m port require 0.6m UKC berth length 182m each
Tanker Berth min LOA 128m max LOA 192m depth 10m tidal shift 1m port require 0.6m UKC
Fishing channel width 100m
Fishing harbour average depth 6m
Syncrolift & repair jetty depth 6m
Tug details

Tug            HP(Shaft)        Bollard Pull        Winch        Size of wire/rope        Type of wire/rope        Length of wire/rope
Onyati         2564                31                        yes            84mm                        Polyprop                    120 m
Ondjaba       2419                27                       yes            36mm                        Steel wire rope            115 m
Cormorant    1078                12.1                    yes            28mm                        Dynema rope                70 m
Flamingo        854                9.4                     yes            28mm                        Dynema rope                70 m
NB The tug Onyati also has a towing winch with 450 metres of 37 mm Steel wire rope

Tug delivery capacity        Water        Gas oil
Onyati                                50 tons        80 cubic meters
Onjaba                                40 tons        30 cubic meters
           
Berth purpose & appliances
Berth 1 - 3 container terminal length 457.2m can accommodate grounds slots for 3875 containers with provision for 482 reefer container plug points. The container terminal can host about 250, 000 containers per annum
Berth 3 Bulk loading conveyor for loading salt rate 500mt per hour fluorspar at rate 300mt per hour. Also Ro-Ro berth
Berth 4 - 5 Cold storage & general cargo
Berth 6 - 8 General cargo working
Berth 6 Sulfuric acid tanker discharge point & Ro-Ro berth
Berth 8 Bulk loading & discharge conveyor for coal, lead & copper concentrates, manganese ore
Loading rate 350mt per hour discharge depending on how much vessel can discharge with grabs
Berths 4 to 8 the load capability is 3.8 tons per m2

Tanker berth Discharge of fuel products 8 Bar back pressure rate +- 400-450 mt per hour per line 1 x 10 and 1 x 12 inch line. There is a lower limit of 128m and an upper limit of 192m (Length over All) for the size of a vessel to be safely berthed at our Tanker Jetty. The vessel must touch both the breasting dolphins. If a vessel is too small it will lie alongside the hose handling platform which cannot accommodate any lateral forces. The depth is -10 m CD. The average height of tide 1 m and we do have a requirement of 0.6 m under keel clearance (UKC).

Marine Services Hours
Working hours Mondays to Fridays 06h00-22h00 Saturdays
06h00-12h00, Sundays and public holidays 08h00-12h00 and 13h00-17h00.
Tankers berthing & sailing daylight hours only.
Container vessels 24 hours service
Overtime is available on request.
Cargo Handling Hours
Working hours Mondays to Fridays 07h00-12h00 and 13h00-17h00
Sundays and public holidays 08h00-12h00 and 13h00-17h00.
Overtime is available on request
Power supply
Power supplied with metered box 380V 60 amp 50HZ or with crane plug 380V 150 amp 50HZ
Fresh water supply
Supplied at any quay at a rate of 15 tons per hour, up to 4 hoses per vessel. Walvis Bay is experiencing a water shortage and limitations on water supply may be imposed. Fresh water is supplied at inner anchorage by prior arrangement through the Port Captain.
Bunker supply
Bunker (Gas oil) supplies at berths 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 via pipeline at a rate of 50 tons per hour and all other berths via road transport. Fuel oil supplied at any berth only by road transport. Bunker fuel transfers in the inner anchorage are subject to prior approval by the Department of Transport (Marine Division), the SHREQ Department (Bunkering Checklist) for the prevention of pollution and the Port Captain and are monitored.
Fire protection service is available on a 24 hour basis.
Access to the harbour is controlled by security guards. Permits are required to enter.
Equipment
6 x RTG (rubber tyre gantry) SWL 51 tonnes, productivity
6 x Mobile crane of which 3 has SWL 104 tonnes and outreach of 51m / 17 rows reach, productivity 25 - 30 moves per hour.
LH320
LH400
LH500
17 x Reach stacker SWL 45 tonnes of which 3 stack 6 containers high whilst 14 stack 5 containers high, productivity
6 x Railed shore cranes SWL 4 tonnes of which 2 have outreach of 30m whilst 4 have 19m reach, productivity
Syncro lift
Lifting capacity Max tonnage 2000
Max LOA 80m
Max BEAM 14m
Syncrolift jetty length 80m depth 6m
Repair jetty length 104m depth 6m
Power supply 380V 60 amp  50HZ and 2 points where you can get  380V 150 amp 50HZ
Water supply at a rate of 15 tons per hour. Walvis Bay is experiencing a water shortage and limitations on water supply may be imposed.
Drydocks
Namdock 1                           
Dimensions
Width - at entrance 23.5m                       
Width - between inner walls 25m 
Length over keel blocks 140m         
Length of dock  (Including crinolines) 150m
Vessel Draught Max 6.2 
Lifting Capacity - Maximum                    
Without deballasting 8500mt                               
Ballast discharged during lifting 10000 mt
Block Settings         
Normal 1.2m
Elevated 1.7m
Elevated  Max 2.4m    
Cranes         Radius
4 ton            30m
7 ton            18m
8 ton
8 ton up to    15m declining to 2.4 ton     34m
Power Supply        Capacity
400v x 50Hz             350 kVA
440 x 60Hz              340kVA
Namdock 2                           
Dimensions
Width - at entrance 23.5m                       
Width - between inner walls 25m 
Length over keel blocks 140m         
Length of dock  (Including crinolines) 150m
Vessel Draught Max 8.5 
Lifting Capacity - Maximum                    
Without deballasting 6500mt                               
Ballast discharged during lifting 7000 mt
Block Settings         
Normal 1.2m
Elevated 1.7m
Elevated  Max 2.4m    
Cranes               Radius
5 ton x 2 @         15m - 23m
3.2 ton @            15.4m - 23m -30m
Power Supply        Capacity
400v x 50Hz             350 kVA
440 x 60Hz              340kVA

Emergency Contact from port call location:   
Police:    +264 10111
Ambulance/Fire:    Ambulance +264 64 216300 fire +264 811220888
Port Operations:    +264 64 2082263 (port control)

Information required for arrival of vessel 
At least 72 hours before arrival port require the following information
Name of Vessel:                                 Port of Registry:
Gross Tonnage:                                  Length:
E.T.A. Date:                                       Time:
Arrival draft forward:                             meters.  Aft:                 meters
Departure draft forward:                        meters.  Aft:                  meters
I request that the vessel be allocated a berth for the purpose of:
Shipping                       
Discharge:
Other (specify)
Details of dangerous cargo on board:
Under the provisions of the International Code For The Security Of Ships And Of Port Facilities
(ISPS Code)
International Ship Security Certificate No:                                              
Exp. Date:
Security Status of Vessel:                                                              
Last Port of Call:  
Date of Departure from last Port:                                               
Is Port  ISPS Code Compliant:     YES/NO                   
Security Status of last port of call:

Vessel must also have the following documents ready on arrival for authorities 
4 x crew list
1 x bonded stores list
1 x crew effects declaration
1 x health declaration
1 x vaccination list
4 x port of call list
2 x narcotics list
2 x nil list
2 x vessel specsheet

Certificates to be presented to DMA
Registration certificate
Safety equipment certificate
Safety radio certificate
IOPP certificate
Load Line certificate

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