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PORT: Kralendijk

COUNTRY: BONAIRE, CARIBBEAN NETHERLANDS

CODE: BQBON

1. LOCATION: In the NW corner of the island of Bonaire, approximately 16 km. NW of the city of Kralendijk.

2. OVERVIEW: Bonaire Petroleum Corporation NV Terminal handles residual fuels. Heated tanks are available for storage, blending and transshipment.

3. MAXIMUM SIZE: 500,000 d.w.t., draft 28.9 m..

4. TRAFFIC: Residual fuels

5. PILOTAGE: Compulsory.

6. TUGS: Tug assistance is compulsory.

Normally two tugs are used for ships up to 150,000 d.w.t., from 150,000–350,000 d.w.t. three tugs, and above 350,000 d.w.t. four tugs will be used for berthing.

When two tugs are used, both will make fast on the starboard side maindeck fore and aft, using tugs' lines. In case three or four tugs are required, the Pilot determines the position where the tugs are to make fast. When sailing, two tugs are used under normal weather conditions.

7. BERTHS:

Berth

Length

Depth

Draft

Size

Cargo

(m.)

(m.)

(m.)

(d.w.t.)

 

 

1

40

36

28.9

30,000–500,000

Residual fuels

2

15

17

14.6

30,000–135,000

Residual fuels

 

 


 




8. CRANES: Access of cranes is limited to Berth No. 1 only. The terminal has a mobile crane able to handle up to 18 tons.

9. WASTE DISPOSAL: Domestic garbage service available.

10. SLOPS DISPOSAL:  Reception facilities for tank cleaning slops available.

11. WATER: Fresh water on Bonaire is desalinated sea water and the supply is minimal, but available 72 hours' notice is requested and maximum 200 tons can be supplied.

12. FUEL: No information available.

13. CHANDLERY: Not available.

14. CONTACT: Bonaire Petroleum Corp NV, Bopec Building, PO Box 117, Kralendijk, Bonaire. Tel: +599 717 8177 (Terminal). Fax: +599 717 8266 (Terminal). Telex: 1284 (Terminal). http://www.bopec.com