Location

Lat 09° 30′ N, Long 75° 46′ W.
Pilot assistance: Pilotage is compulsory for all mooring and unmooring operations except for anchorage. Vessels are not allowed to enter the restricted area shown on B.A. Chart No 1277 without a pilot on board.
Pilot Position: LAT 09° 32′ 30″ N, LONG 75° 50′ 00″ W. Pilots board usually starboard side and remain on board throughout the entire cargo operation.

Anchorage area

LAT 09° 31′ 42″ N; LONG 075° 48′ 48″ W.
LAT 09° 33′ 18″ N; LONG 075° 48′ 48″ W.
LAT 09° 33′ 18″ N; LONG 075° 50′ 30″ W.
LAT 09° 31′ 42″ N; LONG 075° 50′ 30″ W.

Quarantine area

LAT 09° 34′ 00″ N; LONG 075° 51′ 00″ W.
LAT 09° 34′ 00″ N; LONG 075° 51′ 30″ W.
LAT 09° 33′ 00″ N; LONG 075° 51′ 30″ W.
LAT 09° 33′ 00″ N; LONG 075° 51′ 00″ W.

Tugboat assistance

Two tugs (Ocean Supply Vessels) with enough power to maneuver large vessels are used. One tug required for pushing the ship’s bow to position at the SPM Buoy, the other is made fast through a center fairlead (aft), using the ship’s line (150m Length) where it remains throughout the loading operation. 

General information

  • Local Time Zone: GMT minus 5 Hours.
  • Berthing night and day, weather permitting, in open waters in the Gulf of Morrosquillo.
  • Prior arrival 72, 48, 24 and 12 hours ETA notices required.
  • Port Authorities and Agent board vessel prior approaching maneuver.

Terminals Information

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