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BARRANQUILLA

PORT: Barranquilla

COUNTRY: Colombia

CODE: COBAQ

1. LOCATION: Caribbean coast of Columbia, 22 km. from the mouth of the River Magdalena, 100 km. NE of Cartagena.

2. OVERVIEW: River port and the country's fourth largest city. Facilities operated by the Port Authority (Sociedad Portuaria Regional de Barranquilla (SPRB) and a number of privately operated terminals and a Free Trade Zone.

3. MAXIMUM SIZE:

Draft 9.4 m. (FW).

Bulk:  LOA 200 m.

4. TRAFFIC: Containerized cargo, break bulk and bulk cargoes, petrochemicals, general cargoes and projects.

5. PILOTAGE: Compulsory for all vessels over 200 g.t.

6. TUGS: Generally, no tugs required for river entrance. Tug assists berthing and turning vessels before sailing. 1×1,225 h.p. and 2×2,400 h.p. tugs available.

7. BERTHS:

Berth

Length

Depth

LOA

Draft

Cargo

No.

(m.)

(m.)

(m.)

(m.)

 

Monomeros

 

 

 

6.70

Fertilizers

Vopak

 

 

190

8.84

Petrochemicals

Cementos Argos

 

 

185

8.84

Cement, clinker

Palermo SP

308

12.8

 

 

General, bulk, containers, project

SP del Norte

114

10.97

200

 

Coal

Zona Franca

 

7.92–5.49

150

 

Bulk liquids

SPRB:

 

 

 

 

 

1

182

10.8

 

 

General, project

2

182

10.8

 

 

Containers

3

182

10.8

 

 

Containers

4

182

10.8

 

 

General, project

5

182

10.8

 

 

Dry bulk, general

6

143

10.8

 

 

Dry bulk, general

                                                                              

8. CRANES: Shore crane grab 26 cu.m. (18 tons) at Palermo SP Terminal, 1×104 tonne Liebherr mobile crane and 1×1300 Liebherr multipurpose crane available at SPRB Terminal,

9. WASTE DISPOSAL: Reception facilities available.

10. SLOPS DISPOSAL:  Sludge disposal available. Contact Agent.

11. WATER: Fresh and potable water available.

12. FUEL: Available.

13. CHANDLERY: Stores available.

14. CONTACT: Sociedad Portuaria Regional de Barranquilla, Term. Maritimo y Fluvial de Barranquilla, Carrera 38 Calle 1a, Orilla del Rio, Barranquilla, Atlantico Department, Colombia. Tel: +57 (575) 371 6200. servicioalcliente@puertodebarranquilla.com http://www.puertodebarranquilla.com