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PORT: Christianted/ Limetree bay

COUNTRY: US Virgin Island

CODE: VILIB

1. LOCATION: On the south side of St Croix, the largest of the US Virgin Islands, which lies 90 n.m. SE of San Juan.

2. OVERVIEW: Comprises public and private facilities in Limetree Bay and adjacent Krause Lagoon. Includes Limetree Bay Terminal (formerly Hovensa) and Port St Croix (formerly Port Alucroix).

3. MAXIMUM SIZE:

Containers:  Draft 30.0 ft.

Ro-Ro:  Draft 30.0 ft.

Bulk:  45,000 d.w.t., LOA 585 ft., draft 38 ft. (with fenders), freeboard 40 ft.

Tankers:  300,800 d.w.t., LOA 1,200 ft., draft 55 ft.

4. TRAFFIC: Handles dry and liquid bulk, containers and Ro-Ro cargo.

5. PILOTAGE: Compulsory for entering, departing and shifting berth.

6. TUGS: Tug assistance in the channel, berthing and unberthing, is mandatory and is provided using 3×3,600 SHP twin screw diesel tugs and 2×7,200 SHP twin screw diesel tugs, which are stationed in the port. All tugs are equipped with firepumps, monitors and foam towers to assist in firefighting.

7. BERTHS:

Berth

Length

Depth

Size

LOA

Draft

Cargo

 

(ft.)

(ft.)

(d.w.t.)

(ft.)

(ft.)

 

Limtree Bay:

 

 

 

 

 

 

NRC

 

 

 

318

17.0

Port craft

MSRC

 

 

 

336

12.0

Port craft

Limetree Bay Terminal:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Petcoke Dock

1,675

 

45,000

 

41.5

Petcoke

Cargo Dock

 

 

45,000

650 1

38.0

Products, LPG, sulphur

1

 

 

80,000

900

40.5

Products

2

 

 

80,000

900

43.0

Products

3

 

 

300,800

1,200

55.0

Crude

4

 

 

300,800

1,200

55.0

Crude

5

 

 

100,000

900

45.0

Products

6

 

 

100,000

900

45.0

Products

7

 

 

25,000  

500

35.0

Products

8

 

 

100,000

900

43.0

Products

9

 

 

100,000

900

43.0

Products

SPM

665

 

 

1,100

 

Crude

Krause Lagoon:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wilfred Allick

1,200

35

 

 

30.0

Containers, Ro-Ro

Gordon A Finch

560

 

 

 

29.0

Aggregates, molasses, products.

Port St Croix:

 

 

 

 

 

 

East Berth 2

922

 

 

 

 

 

West Berth 2

930

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                              

1 LOA 650 ft. for products and LPG, LOA 585 ft. for sulphur.

2 Available for lease

8. CRANES: No information available.

9. WASTE DISPOSAL: Available.

10. SLOPS DISPOSAL: Dirty ballast/slops can be discharged.

11. WATER: Fresh water is scarce and expensive. Limited quantities of fresh water may be available provided at least 72 hours' notice of these requirements is given before the ship's arrival. 12. FUEL: Bunkers are available by prior arrangement. Advice concerning the quantities and type required should be given in the vessel's arrival message sent 72 hours before arrival.

13. CHANDLERY: Limited supplies of provisions and marine hardware are available on the island.

14. CONTACT: St Croix Renaissance Group LLLC. T: +1 340 778 2323. F: +1 340 778 8742. info@stxrenaissance.com www.stxrenaissance.com/