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 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 (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.
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.