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Bandar Imam Khomeini -bik Port Position

MAX.SIZE: LOA780ft. and draft 42ft.(S.W.). Vessels of37 ft. draft may enter port at any time. Higher drafts depending on state of tide. Normal rise of tide about 11ft. Entry permitted day or night. APPROACHES: Shipping channels well marked with light beacons and buoys and present no navigational difficulties in clear weather (30 numbers of beacons, 40 numbers of buoys and 2 light vessels). Small unlit tide gauge platform located on edge of the shoal west of shipping channel in Lat. 29˚42’30″N., Long .49˚03’48″E., approximately 1.75 miles west of Khor Musa Approaches Buoy No.4, and shown on Admiralty Chart. Approaching vessels should steer for Khor Musa Light Float, in position Lat. 29˚36’32″N. , Long.49˚ 34’47″E., and from there a course should be set along marked channel for Buoy No. 12 in position Lat .29˚53’20″N., Long. 49˚12’32″E., and Buoy No.7 in position Lat. 29˚53’37″N., Long.49˚12’E. Length of the channel : 69 miles. Minimum Width : 200 meter from beacons 9-14 to beacon 30-23. Minimum Depth 13 meters . (last date of dredging December 2010) Maximum tide in Khowr musa 4 meters and in Bandar Imam Khomeini 6 meters . PILOTAGE: Pilotage is compulsory. Application for Pilot and (along with ETA) to be made 24 hours in advance of vessel’s arrival at Khowr- e Musa Pilot Station, through Agent and Bandar Imam Khomeini Port via VHF channel 16 , and 6 hours before arrival Pilot Station to Bandar Imam Khomeini Port Control on VHF Channel 16. Pilotage operated by Bandar Imam Khomeini Port Authority from Buoy No.12 up to Bandar Imam Khomeini Anchorage. Pilot vessel is usually in position Lat.29˚53.4N., Long.49˚ 16’5E. Normally pilot boards at buoy No. 12 and continues until Bandar Imam Khomeini anchorage. Approach within 2.5 cables of pilot vessel. During adverse weather pilot vessel may proceed above Bar, in such cases, Masters should not attempt proceed inward without Pilot. Often pilot exchange occurs at buoy no 44. Pilot boat is a tug boat with 2400 hbp and 8 knots speed. Anchorage: 1- Outer Bar anchorage located within the following posions: 29˚ 54.96’N 049˚ 09.65′ E 29˚ 37.2′ N 049˚ 34.6′ E Outer anchorage consist of three sections: I. Vessels carrying Dangerous Goods : 29 47.4 N 29 46.4 N 049 18.4 E 049 19.4 E 29 45.4 N 29 44.6 N 049 20.6 E 049 21.5 E II. Vessels Carrying General cargo: 29 52.0 N 29 53.4 N 049 11.6 E 049 10.2 E 29 49.8 N 29 51.0 N 049 14.8 E 049 13.4 E III. Motor Barge Anchorage: 29 55.0 N 29 56.0 N 049 07.0 E 049 07.0 E 29 54.4 N 29 55.0 N 049 09.0 E 049 04.0 E 2- Inner Bar located at following coordinates: 30˚ 06.22 N 29˚ 54.9 N 049˚ 09.56 E 048˚ 56.17 E Inner anchorage consists of three sections. i. Emergency anchorage and vessels carrying dangerous goods (between beacons 33 -44). 30˚ 23.8N 30˚ 24.2 N 048˚58.5E 048˚ 58.5E 30˚ 23.3N 30˚ 23.7N 049˚00.0E 049˚ 00.0 E ii. Anchorage for Panamax, Cape size and vessels anchoring for shor period (between beacons 35-44)

Port Jetties & Equipment Specifications

Port Jetties Specifications

Jetty UseNumberLength (M)Draught (M)Annual Capacity (Ton)
Container5104013700.000 TEU (6.000.000)
Bulk , bagged , Miscellaneous items23310011-1326 Million
Constructional Materials354812-136 Million
Industrial Powder2175134 Million
Grain Silo1240111.5 Million
Oil Products472510-147 Million
Edible Oil236512-133 Million