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PORT: Port of Spain

COUNTRY: Trinidad and Tobago

CODE: TTPOS

1. LOCATION: On the west coast of Haiti, 7.7 n.m. north of Port-au-Prince.

2. OVERVIEW: Port spread over two bays Grier and Sea Lots.

3. MAXIMUM SIZE:

Break bulk:  Depth 9.2 m.

Containers:  Depth 12.0 m.

Passengers:  Depth 9.7 m.

Bulk:  Depth 9.5 m.

Tankers:  Depth 6.6 m.

Gas:  Depth 6.6 m.

4. TRAFFIC: Port handles automobiles, break bulk, dry and liquid bulk, containers, reefer, Ro-Ro and cruise vessels.

5. PILOTAGE: Compulsory unless proceeding to CARICOM Jetty.

6. TUGS: The use of tugs is compulsory for berthing and unberthing. Tugs ``Bonito'' and ``Snapper'' are available, both with 2×2,600 h.p. engines. Tugs are operated by the Port Authority.

7. BERTHS:

Berth

Length

Depth  

Cargo

 

(m.)

(m.)

 

Port of Spain:

 

 

 

Caricom Jetty

248

5.0

Break bulk

Catwalk

107

6.0

Passengers, Ro-Ro

St. Vincent Jetty

119

6.0

Service craft

Guide Jetty

215

 

Service craft

1

198

9.7

Passengers

2

152

9.2

Break bulk, containers

3

161

8.5

Break bulk, containers

4

161

9.0

Break bulk, containers

5

185

9.0

Break bulk, containers

6

135

9.0

Containers

6E

179

11.0

Containers

6W

189

11.0

Containers

7

143

12.0

Containers

8

105

9.5

Dry bulk

8W

72

4.0

Dry bulk

Sea Lots:

 

 

 

NP1

211

6.6

Products, LPG

NP2

98

6.6

Products, LPG

 

8. CRANES: 2×100 ton and 2×30 ton mobile cranes.

9. WASTE DISPOSAL: Information not available.

10. SLOPS DISPOSAL:  Information not available.

11. WATER: Available at Berths No. 1–6 via pipeline. Tank trucks also available.

12. FUEL: All grades supplied by barge or road tanker, contact Agent in advance.

13. CHANDLERY: Available, arranged through Agent.

14. CONTACT: Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago, PO Box 549, 1 Dock Road, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. Tel: +1 868 625 2901/5.