Ports

Brief Port Information

LOCATION

Voudhia Bay is located at the North-East coast of Milos island.

Aprox.Position: 36 45’ N-24 32’ E.

BULK CARGO LOADING JETTY

Vessels, under Pilot instructions, fasten alongside fixing position by anchor and ropes at shore points and on mooring buoys. During loading procedures vessel need to shift position in order to divide and trim cargo in holds. All bulk cargo’s are transferred by conveyor belt and electronically measured as per weight.

RESTRICTIONS

(MAX) DRAFT 10 mtrs / LOA 200 mtrs / WIDTH 29 mtrs (about) /

AIR DRAFT (Maximum distance from waterline to top of hatchcoaming) 11.80 mtrs

ROPES REQUIREMENTS

For safe fastening at this pier of vessels more than 100m LOA, the minimum requirement is three (3) full length propylene ropes at forecastle and four (4) of the same at poop. Also, anchors windlass and winches in good operational condition

B.BAGS CARGO PIER / DISCHARGING BULK CARGO PIER

Vessels calling to load/discharge cargo in b.bags / bulk, fasten alongside under Pilot instructions.

RESTRICTIONS: DRAFT 5,70 mtrs / LOA 80 mtrs (sub. to exceptions)

WEATHER RESTRICTIONS

In case of strong E-SE to S winds port is closing due to swell.

Vessel (if alongside) interrupt loading in order to shift to anchorage as safety precaution.

OTHER VALUABLE INFO

  • No tugboat assistance
  • Bulk cargo loading rate :
    350-500 Bentonite m.t./hour - 250-400 Perlite m.t./hour
  • Stowage factor: Bentonite 1 m3=1,1m.t. / Perlite 1 m3=1,08 m.t.
  • Sea water salinity: 1028
  • Fresh water supply: By 10 ton truck. 1-day notice required
  • Bunkering: No facilities available
  • Ship chandler: No such service available / Limited fresh products only

COMMUNICATION

By VHF Channel 10 vessel can contact with agents upon arrival (office hours) and with cargo foreman during loading

 

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