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GEORGETOWN

PORT: Georgetown

COUNTRY: Guyana

CODE: GYGEO

1. LOCATION: At the mouth of the Demerara River, on the central coastline of the country.

2. OVERVIEW: The main port for Guyana.

3. MAXIMUM SIZE:

Breakbulk:  Draft 6.5 m.

Container:  Draft 6.5 m.

Passengers:  Draft 6.5 m.

Ro-Ro:  Draft 6.5 m.

Bulk:  Draft 6.1 m.

Tankers:  Draft 7.0 m.

Gas:  Draft 7.0 m.

4. TRAFFIC: Cargoes handled include breakbulk, bulk grain and minerals, containers, general, molasses, petroleum products, project and Ro-Ro.

5. PILOTAGE: Compulsory, available throughout 24 hours. Pilotage also provided from the pilots station for Berbice and Essequibo rivers and New Amsterdam.

6. TUGS: Use of tugs mandatory for vessels 500 tonnes and over, contact Agent.

7. BERTHS:

 

Berth

Length

Depth 1

LOA

Draft

Cargo

 

(m.)

(m.)

(m.)

(m.)

 

CMC:

21

 

 

 

Molasses

CBCS:

40

 

 

 

 

Steel products

DSC:

140

5.4–6.5

150.

 

6.5

Break bulk, containers, grain, Ro-Ro, timber

Demerara Sugar Terminal:

 

 

 

 

 

North

126.8

5.48

 

 

Demerara sugar

South

14.0

 

 

 

Demerara sugar

Fishing Quay:

 

 

 

 

Fishing boats, local craft

GNIC/TGI:

213

5.3–6.4

170

6.0 2

Break bulk, cement, containers, fertilizer, grain, project

GNSC:

292

6.1–8.3

170

6.5

Break bulk, containers, passenger, Ro-Ro, project

GOC:

49.2

 

 

 

Fuel oil, diesel gasoline, kerosene

JFL:

230

6.3–7.2

170

6.2

Break bulk, fertilizer, grain, containers, project

Muneshwar:

 

192

6.10

170

 

Break bulk, bulk, containers, general

NAMILCO:

103

 

 

 

Bulk wheat

Naval Base:

 

 

 

 

 

 

101

 

 

 

Navy, lay-by

 

255.25

 

 

 

Break bulk, general

SOL:

 

 

 

 

 

McDoom

78

 

152

7.0

Gas, petroleum products

Providence

70

 

152

6.5

Gas, petroleum products, bunkers

1 MLWS

2 LW

 

8. CRANES: Heavy lift cranes of 25 tons available. Ship's gear has to be used. No floating cranes.

9. WASTE DISPOSAL: Information not available.

10. SLOPS DISPOSAL:  Information not available.

11. WATER: Fresh water is available, and is delivered alongside. The ship is required to pay for labour, overtime, etc., involved in the delivery.

12. FUEL: Supplied by road tanker or bunker barge.

13. CHANDLERY: Information not available.

14. CONTACT: Georgetown Port Authority, Maritime Administration Department (MARAD), Transport and Harbours Department Building, Battery Road, Kingston, Georgetown, Guyana. T: +592 226 3356, 225 7330. info@marad.gov.gy www.marad.gov.gy