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PORT: Freeport

COUNTRY: Bahamas

CODE: BSFPO

1. LOCATION: On the SW shore of Grand Bahama, 95 n.m. NE of Miami.

2. OVERVIEW: Operated by Freeport Harbor Company, a joint venture between Hutchison Ports and The Grand Bahamas Port Authority

3. MAXIMUM SIZE:

Break bulk:  LOA 300 m., draft 8.8 m.

Containers:  LOA 400 m., draft 15.5 m.

Passengers:  LOA 340 m., draft 12.0 m.

Ro-Ro:  LOA 365 m., draft 6.0 m.

Bulk:  LOA 365 m., depth 16.0 m.

Tankers:  500,000 d.w.t., draft 27.73 m.

Gas:  Depth 9.75 m.

4. TRAFFIC: Port handles cruise, Ro-Ro, bulk, break bulk and containerized cargo.

5.  PILOTAGE: Compulsory for all vessels over 400 g.t. not carrying passengers and vessels over 200 g.t. carrying passengers.

6. TUGS: Freeport harbor area has two tugboat companies for assisting in berthing and unberthing.

Svitzer Tug and Towage Company Ltd. T: +1 242 352 3060. F: +1 242 352 4114. 1×5,200 h.p. (65 tonnes BP), 2×3,600 h.p. (45 tonnes BP) and 1×3,000 (42 tonnes BP) tugs.

Kotug Seabulk Marine LLC. M: +1 242 727 4060. 4×5,000 h.p. (60 tonnes BP) tugs.

7. BERTHS:

Berth     

Depth

Draft

Cargo

No.                         

(m.)

(m.)        

 

Buckeye Marine Terminal:             

 

 

 

3 1                                                         

15.24

12.19

Petroleum products

4 1                                         

16.45

14.32

Petroleum products

No. 1 Jetty:

 

 

 

5 1                                                         

24.38    

14.32    

Petroleum products

6            

26.51

24.99

Crude petroleum products

9                            

20.72

14.02

Crude petroleum products

10                                                         

28.04

27.73

Crude petroleum products

No. 2 Jetty:

 

 

 

7                                                            

16.15

12.19

Petroleum products

8                            

17.06    

14.32    

Petroleum products

Freeport Harbor Company:               

 

 

 

Basin No. 1:

 

 

 

1                            

8.53

 

Ro-Ro

2                            

8.53

 

Ro-Ro

3            

7.50

 

Ro-Ro, cruise

Lucayan Harbor Cruise Port:

 

 

 

4                                                            

12.00    

12.00    

Cruise

5                                                            

12.00

12.00

Cruise

Basin No. 2:

 

 

 

6                                                            

9.00       

8.0         

General, cruise

7                            

9.00

8.0

General, cruise

8                            

9.00

 

General

9                            

9.00

 

Ro-Ro, general

10          

8.80

 

Ro-Ro, general

11                          

8.80

 

Ro-Ro, general

Basin No. 3:

 

 

 

15                          

16.00

 

Aggregates

18                          

 

 

Lay-by

Basin No. 4:

 

 

 

12                          

15.50    

 

Bunkering, products, LPG

13                                                         

9.75       

 

Aggregates

14                                          

9.75

 

Project, aggregates

14(W)                   

9.75

 

Aggregates

Freeport Container Port (FCP):

 

 

 

1–4                        

15.50

 

Containers

1 Not in use

8. CRANES: Currently no cranes based permanently in harbor area; however, mobile cranes can usually be made available. Shipowners should consult Agent before accepting heavy-lifts requiring shore facilities for discharge.

9. WASTE DISPOSAL: Collection service available. Drums or skips can be provided as requested alongside.

10. SLOPS DISPOSAL:  Shore tanks, barges and tanker trucks are available through Sanitation Services

11. WATER: Fresh water available by pipeline in the harbor.

12. FUEL: Supplied by Buckeye Terminal by pipeline at tanker berths or by barge at anchor.

13. CHANDLERY: Available.

14. CONTACT: Freeport Harbor Company Ltd, PO Box F-42465, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas. Tel: +1 242 350 8000. commercial.marketing@fcpbahamas.com http://freeportcontainerport.com