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Ashkelon

  Ashdod  Eilat  Haifa

 

Ashkelon is situated 16km south of Ashdod. The port is used for the loading and unloading of oil and Lpg. tankers of crude and refined oil product Mooring is by single or multi-buoy moorings in depths of 16-30m.
Load Line zone: Summer.
Max size: Up to 280,000dwt.

General Informations

1. "Ashkelon Oil Port: Information and Regulations" booklet includes with the general conditions and facilities in the Oil Port of Ashkelon. 2.

2. Official government regulations published in frame of Port Ordinance: "Ports (Loading and Unloading of Oil) Regulations" 5736-1976.

 

 

NAVIGATION

Port limits: a line joining the following positions encompasses The port limits:

Latitude

Longitude

3138.9'N

03431.9'E

3139.8'N

03431.4'E

3140.5'N

03431.4'E

3141.3'N

03430.2'E

3137.4'N

03427.1'E

3136.8'N

03428.1'E

3137.1'N

03430.5'E

 

Pilot:

Pilotage is compulsory

Boarding position of pilot and mooring crew is Lat 3140.17'N, Long 03429.00'E

 

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Anchorage: Anchorage may be obtained in the following positions:

Latitude

Longitude

3140.17'N

03429.00'E

3139.50'N

03428.50'E

3138.83'N

03428.00'E.

 

Tidal range and flow: Range 0.4m.
Dock density: 1025-1027.
Weather: Prevailing winds: W'ly.


Principal navigation aids:

1.

Ashkelon lighthouse (Gp.Fl(2)10s)

Lat 3138.17'N

Long 03432.47'E

2.

New Power Station funnel, height, 250m (Fl.W)

Lat 3137.87'N

Long 03431.27'E

3.

Transmitting tower (Fl.R)

Lat 3137.92'N

Long 03431.60'E

 

Charts: BA 2634. Admiralty Pilot NP49.

 

Restrictions:

1.

Mooring during daylight only

2.

Unmooring around the clock

3.

Berthing according to arrival sequence or berth availability. Vessel at anchor, awaiting berth to listen on VHF ch 13.

4.

Draft: Vessel arriving or departing to/from the port of Ashkelon must meet the MARPOL annex 1, Regulation 13(2) a, b, c, namely:

a.

Dm = 2.0 + 0.02xL

b.

Trim < 0.015xL

c.

Propeller fully immersed

Dm = draft amidship

L = length overall

 

Tugs: Available. There are 3 mooring boats of 6t bollard pull each for assisting berthing.

BERTHS

Names/Nos: The port has 4 mooring facilities for loading/discharging oil. Berths No 1 and No 2 of the multi buoy type whilst berths No 3 and No 4 are SPMs.

Berths

Max Depth (m)

No 1

20

No 2

16

No 3

30

No 4

30

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The max loading rate is 6,500m3/hr.
These berths are suitable for VLCCs.
Storage: There is storage of 1,500,000m3 available.
Ballast/slage reception: Available. Only clean ballast water from SBT may be discharged into the sea. Dirty ballast water must be discharged ashore.
Slops may be discharged ashore by special pre-arrangement.

GENERAL

Bunkers/water/stores:
Fresh water: Not available.
Bunkering Available by barge from Ashdod.
Stores: Available.
Medical facilities: available.
Transport: airport: Tel Aviv (see also link page)
Banks: available
Working hours: Throughout 24 hours.
Recreation: Identity cards are issued by the port police and are to be arranged by agent.
Garbage: Garbage disposal to be arranged by the agent and to be collected by the service boat.Waste oil disposal is not available.

ALWAYS ASK ABT OUR D/A BEFORE CALLING ISRAELI PORTS : fix@shipbroker.co.il.

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