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PORT: Altamira

COUNTRY: Mexico

CODE: MXATM

1.      1. LOCATION: On the east coast of Mexico, on the NW side of the Gulf of Campeche, 15 n.m. north of Tampico .

2. OVERVIEW: The port handles general, dry and liquid bulk, petrochemicals, LNG, containers, automobiles, oversize and project cargoes.

3.      3. MAXIMUM SIZE:

Channel:  LOA 350 m. draft 12.19 m., no beam restrictions.

Bulk:  60,000 d.w.t., LOA 260 m., draft 12.19 m.

Containers:  120,000 d.w.t., LOA 350 m., draft 12.19 m.

Dry Cargo:  100,000 d.w.t., LOA 300 m., draft 12.19 m.

Gas:  Displacement 147,480 tonnes, LOA 335 m., beam 51.5 m., draft 12.19 m.

Tankers:  40,000 d.w.t., LOA 211 m., draft 11.81 m.

4.      4. TRAFFIC: Containers and break bulk cargoes, Ro-ro.

5.      5. PILOTAGE: Compulsory. Service provided by Pilots Association of Altamira and Tampico Ports. Pilots communicate with vessels on VHF Channel 14, 1 hour before arrival at the sea buoy position. If no reply, contact ``Altamira Traffic'' on VHF Channel 17 for instructions. Pilots board vessels 3 n.m. east of the breakwater in the sea buoy area.

6.      6. TUGS:  Four tugs available and permanently based at port. Tugs join vessel just off the berth or immediately on entering the port. Four tugs are required for LNG berthing/unberthing with one tug on stand-by whilst LNG carrier is alongside the TLA Berth.

7.      7. BERTHS:

Berth

Length

Size

LOA

Draft

Cargo

(m.)

(d.w.t.)

 

(m.)

(m.)

 

ATP1 (N)

300

 

12.19

 

General, containers

ATP2 (S)

300

 

12.19

 

General, containers

IPM3 (N)

300

 

11.59

 

General, containers

IPM4 (S)

300

 

11.89

 

General, containers

IPA Quay

272

 

11.59

 

General, containers

API1 Quay

120

 

9.76

 

General, containers

BASF

68.4 3

40,000

211

10.06

 

Vopak

172 3

40,000

190

10.06

 

OTM

72 3

40,000

180

10.06

 

Negromex

220 3

 

153

10.06

 

Tepeal1 (N) 1

157 3

18,000

150

9.60

 

Tepeal2 (S) 1

157 3

10,000

150

9.60

 

TLA

306 3

10,000

335

12.19 4

 

Cooper1 (E)

120

75,000

260

11.89

Dry bulk

Cooper2 (W)

120

75,000

260

12.19

Dry bulk

TMA

159

60,000

225

11.58

Dry bulk

JRM Quay

300

 

 

8.69

Construction materials

8.      1 Or vessels up to 20,000 d.w.t., LOA 150 m., draft 8.8 m., when as one berth

2 Displacement (tonnes)

3 Max. arrival draft 12.9 m. Depth at berth 14.6 m. 

4 Platform face length


8. CONTAINER FACILITIES: 

ATP Public Terminal:

Operator:  Altamira Terminal Portuaria SA de CV. Tel: +52 (833) 229 0966. Fax: +52 (833) 229 0946. atp@atpaltamira.com.mx www.atpaltamira.com.mx/

Location:  SE side of the South Channel next to IPM.

Facilities:  Container and general cargo terminal. No LOA restrictions.

RTGs, top loaders for full containers, side loaders for empty containers and forklifts.

The terminal has a monitoring area for reefer containers and a 2,200 sq.m. covered area. Total area of the terminal is 17.0 ha., and is accredited in Quality certification ISO 9001:2000 and ISPS certification.

Private container service facilities also available.

9. CRANES: ATP Public Terminal has 2×78 tonne Super Post-Panamax gantry cranes, 1×40 tonne Panamax gantry crane, 2×100 tonne Gottwald mobile cranes.

10. WASTE DISPOSAL: Truck collection service is available in port and ordered through Agent, using authorized port services companies.

11. SLOPS DISPOSAL:  Truck collection service is available in port and ordered through Agent, using authorized port services companies.

12. WATER: Available by truck on written request from the Agent through port authorized suppliers.

13. FUEL: Available by truck or barge on written request from Agent through port authorized suppliers.

14. CHANDLERY: Available through Agent through port authorized suppliers.

15. CONTACT: Administracion Portuaria Integral de Altamira SA, de CV (API Altamira), Rio Tamesi Km. 0 & 800 Lado Sur, Puerto Industrial de Altamira, CP 89608, Tamaulipas, Mexico. http://www.puertoaltamira.com.mx