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Bandar Imam Khomeini IRAN

 

BANDAR IMAM KHOMEINI : 30˚25'N 49˚05'E

Location: At the extreme North West of Persian Gulf, connected with Khowr e Musa River.

Kowre Musa is a well marked water way with 42 miles length and 250 meters width.

 

General Weather condition:

  1. a) Winds:

 

North Winds: Predominantly blows North and North West with average speed of 12 to 14 meter per second. Rarely reaches 17 to 21 meter per seconds.

Important Winds: LEAMIR wind which normally blows in September may cause inconvenience to the marine and industrial complexes.

 

  1. b) Temperature:

 

During Winter average air temperature 12 C˚ , and during Summer Average 35 C˚, but may reach up to 50 C˚ with 99% humidity.

Average Sea water Temperature during Winter 18 C˚ and during summer 34 C˚.

 

  1. c) General Climate:

 

Since there is not any metrological office in Bandar Imam Khomeini, the general average climate condition is obtained from nearest meteorological center located in Bandar Mahshahr (30˚33N, 49˚09E) with height of 6.2 meters from sea level, and information gathered from 1987 to 2003 as follow:

Ave Max Temp : 35˚C Ave Min Temp : 12˚C Max Temp Recorded : 43˚C

Min Temp Recorded : 7˚C

Max temp in warmest month(June- July) :50˚C

Min Temp in coldest month(Dec-Jan) : 6˚C

Ave Humidity: 86%

Ave number of days with dust : 87.4 days.

Main commodity:

Port handles all kind of Oil and Gas Products, Grains, Minerals, Chemicals, Containers and General Cargoes.

Total Capacity : 37,000,000 Tons per Year

 

Charts:

BA 1268 , BA 1269

 

 

 

DOCUMENTS: Documents requested from Master prior arrival.

Cargo Manifest

Crew List

Passenger List

Documents requested from Master on arrival

Cargo Manifest

Crew Declaration

Ship’s Certificates

Maritime Declaration of Health

Vaccination List

List of Port of Call

FAL forms, Convention on Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic (FAL Convention).which are:

IMO General Declaration (FAL form 1)

Cargo Declaration (FAL form 2)

Ship's Stores Declaration (FAL form 3)

Crew's Effects Declaration (FAL form 4)

Crew List (FAL form 5)

Passenger List (FAL form 6)

Dangerous Goods (FAL form 7)

 

 

All cargo shown on manifests must be landed at the port, and it is therefore essential that short-shipments, cancellations, diversions, etc. (if any) be reported as early as possible and manifest should be corrected before submission to Port Authorities to avoid payment of fines. Stowage plans and hatch lists should also be sent ahead, giving ample time to be studied by Cargo Supervisor for unloading arrangements. In view of the above, Owners are kindly requested to make sure that manifests for Bandar Imam Khomeini are properly made out at loading port with correct names of consignees.

 

MAX.SIZE: LOA780ft. and draft 42ft.(S.W.). Vessels of 37 ft. draft may enter port at any time. Higher drafts depending on state of tide. Normal rise of tide about 11ft. Entry permitted day or night.

 

APPROACHES: Shipping channels well marked with light beacons and buoys and present no navigational difficulties in clear weather (30 numbers of beacons, 40 numbers of buoys and 2 light vessels). Small unlit tide gauge platform located on edge of the shoal west of shipping channel in Lat. 29˚42'30"N., Long .49˚03'48"E., approximately 1.75 miles west of Khor Musa Approaches Buoy No.4, and shown on Admiralty Chart. Approaching vessels should steer for Khor Musa Light Float, in position Lat. 29˚36'32"N. , Long.49˚ 34'47"E., and from there a course should be set along marked channel for Buoy No. 12 in position Lat .29˚53'20"N., Long. 49˚12'32"E., and Buoy No.7 in position Lat. 29˚53'37"N., Long.49˚12'E.

Length of the channel : 69 miles.

Minimum Width : 200 meter from beacons 9-14 to beacon 30-23.

Minimum Depth 13 meters . (last date of dredging December 2010)

Maximum tide in Khowr musa 4 meters and in Bandar Imam Khomeini 6 meters .

PILOTAGE: Pilotage is compulsory. Application for Pilot and (along with ETA) to be made 24 hours in advance of vessel’s arrival at Khowr- e Musa Pilot Station, through Agent and Bandar Imam Khomeini Port via VHF channel 16 , and 6 hours before arrival Pilot Station to Bandar Imam Khomeini Port Control on VHF Channel 16. Pilotage operated by Bandar Imam Khomeini Port Authority from Buoy No.12 up to Bandar Imam Khomeini Anchorage. Pilot vessel is usually in position Lat.29˚53.4N., Long.49˚ 16'5E. Normally pilot boards at buoy No. 12 and continues until Bandar Imam Khomeini anchorage. Approach within 2.5 cables of pilot vessel. During adverse weather pilot vessel may proceed above Bar, in such cases, Masters should not attempt proceed inward without Pilot. Often pilot exchange occurs at buoy no 44. Pilot boat is a tug boat with 2400 hbp and 8 knots speed.                                                                                                                                                                        

 

Anchorage:

1- Outer Bar anchorage located within the following posions:

 

29˚ 54.96'N    049˚ 09.65' E

29˚ 37.2' N    049˚ 34.6' E

 

Outer anchorage consist of three sections:

  1. Vessels carrying Dangerous Goods :
       
       

 

29 47.4 N        29 46.4 N

049 18.4 E      049 19.4 E

 

       
       

 

29 45.4 N       29 44.6 N

049 20.6 E      049 21.5 E

 

  1. Vessels Carrying General cargo:
       
       

 

29 52.0 N       29 53.4 N

049 11.6 E      049 10.2 E

 

       
       
 

 

29 49.8 N        29 51.0 N

049 14.8 E      049 13.4 E

 

III. Motor Barge Anchorage:

       
   
     
 

 

29 55.0 N        29 56.0 N

049 07.0 E      049 07.0 E

 

       
       

 

29 54.4 N        29 55.0 N

049 09.0 E      049 04.0 E

 

2- Inner Bar located at following coordinates:

       
       

 

30˚ 06.22 N    29˚ 54.9 N

049˚ 09.56 E    048˚ 56.17 E

 

Inner anchorage consists of three sections.

  1. Emergency anchorage and vessels carrying dangerous goods (between beacons 33 -44).
       
       

 

30˚ 23.8N      30˚ 24.2 N

048˚58.5E      048˚ 58.5E

 

       
       

 

30˚ 23.3N      30˚ 23.7N

049˚00.0E      049˚ 00.0 E

 

  1. Anchorage for Panamax, Cape size and vessels anchoring for short period (between beacons 35-44)
       
       

 

30˚ 23.4 N      30˚ 23.8 N

049˚01.1 E      049˚01.4 E

 

       
       

 

30˚ 24.5 N      30˚ 24.9 N

049˚02.6 E      049˚02.9 E

 

iii. Handy size and long term anchorage:

       
       

 

30˚ 24.6 N      30˚ 24.5 N

049˚ 04.0E      049˚ 04.5 E

 

       
       

 

30˚ 23.7 N      30˚ 24.0 N

049˚05.4E      049˚ 05.4 E

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All vessels at anchor in addition to the VHF ch 16, should be stand by on ch 13.

PRATIQUE: Medical Officer boards at Bandar Imam Khomeini. Subject no infectious diseases reported on board during voyage, Medical Officer will grant Pratique.

VHF: Channels 16 and 13. 24 hours service.

Any vessel arriving pilot station, should pass the following information to the port control by VHF:

  1. ETA,
  2. Arrival Draft
  3. Last port
  4. Speed
  5. Cargo on board
  6. ISPC Level

 

Other VHF Channels:

- Safety : Ch 16 , 26

- Pilot & Tug boat : Ch 16, 13

- Calling other vessels: Ch 16

- Khowr musa pilot : CH 16

 

VTS:

The arriving vessel will be monitored By VTS, starting from position of light vessel.

The services and information offered by VTS are:

  1. All vessels movements,
  2. Weather reports,

iii. Incoming and outgoing traffics.

 

The vessels should contact VTS on ch 16 and 13 at following two points and advise their current position, Speed, Draft, Eta ,..

Position 1 : At light vessel

Position 2 : Beacon 25

 

Also the outgoing vessel will be monitored from the time of unberthing until passing the Light vessel.

TUGS: The requirement of Tugs for berthing and unberthing is determined by the Pilot.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jetties Specification

Jetty No.

Draught (M)

Bollard Distance (M)

Length (M)

Jetty No.

Draught (M)

Bollard Distance (M)

Length (M)

150000 ton jetty

14

24

540

23

11

30

182.5

4

13

27

180

24

12

30

182.5

5

13

27

180

25

13

30

182.5

6

13

27

180

26

13

30

182.5

7

8

24

180

27

13

30

182.5

8

11

24

180

28

13

30

182.5

9

11

24

192

29

11

30

182.5

10

11

24

192

30

11

30

182.5

11

12

30

165

31

12

30

182.5

12

13

30

165

32

13

30

182.5

13

13

30

240

33

11

30

182.5

14

13

30

240

34

9

30

182.5

15

13

30

240

Silo

12

Different

240

16

12

30

182.5

Steel Industries

13

Different

290

17

12

30

182.5

RAZI 1 Petrochemical

9

20

200

18

13

30

182.5

RAZI 2 Petrochemical

9

20

190

19

13

30

182.5

RAZI 3 Petrochemical

9

20

190

20

13

30

182.5

Bandar Imam 1 Petrochemical

10

20

220

21

12

30

182.5

Bandar Imam 2 Petrochemical

9

20

200

22

13

30

182.5

Special Economic Zone Petrochemical

10

20

250

All draughts are measured at low tide.

The density of water is 1.025 and the maximum allowed draft during low tide is 14 m.

Jetty details and type of goods

 

Jetty No.

Jetty Use

Equipments

1,2,3,4,5

Grain

Unloader , suction machine and conveyor belt

6

Aluminum

 

7

Marine units

---

8,9,10

Export goods

---

11,12,13,14,15

Container

Gantry crane

16,17,18,19,20

Miscellaneous items

---

21,22

Edible oil

Pipelines

25,26

Bagged items

---

27,28,29,30,31,32

Mineral and chemical bulk materials

---

33,34

Bulk liquid

Pipelines

Silo

Grain

Unloader and conveyor belt

Steel Industries

Minerals

Unloader

RAZI 1 Petrochemical

Chemicals

Pipelines

RAZI 2 Petrochemical

Chemicals

---

RAZI 3 Petrochemical

Chemicals

---

Bandar Imam 1 Petrochemical

Chemicals

---

Bandar Imam 2 Petrochemical

Chemicals

---

 

Mooring

Towing ropes with minimum size of 4 are used for towage operations, and for mooring, the ship’s ropes are operational.

 

Terminals

Terminal No.1

Gulf Agency Co. Operator Terminal

Type of Activity: Warehousing, Tally, Freightage

Throughput: 650,000 tons

 

Number of Warehouses: 2

The Total Area Of Warehouses: 18,000 m2

 

Sites Area: 116,141 m2

 

Number of Jetties: 3

 

Terminal 1 Website Address: www.gacworld.com

 

 

Equipments

 

Type

Number

Capacity

Crane

2

Up to 25 tons

Crane

2

25-40 tons

Crane

7

More than 40 tons

Lift truck

1

Less than 5 tons

Lift truck

30

5-15 tons

Lift truck

6

More than 15 tons

Toplift

2

More than 40 tons

Truck

14

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Terminal No.2

Kaveh Co. Operator Terminal

Type of Activity: Export, Transit, Cabotage, Transshipment and Import

Throughput: 1,100,000 tons

 

Number of Warehouses: 2

The Total Area Of Warehouses: 318,000 m2

 

Sites Area: 78,500 m2

 

Number of Jetties: 7

 

Terminal 1 Website Address: www.kavehco-it.com

 

 

Equipments

 

Type

Number

Capacity

Crane

5

Up to 25 tons

Crane

3

25-40 tons

Crane

9

More than 40 tons

Toplift

3

More than 40 tons

Lift truck

18

Less than 5 tons

Lift truck

18

5-15 tons

Lift truck

11

More than 15 tons

Truck

23

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Terminal No.3

Bonyad barandaz Co. Operator Terminal

Type of Activity: Loading and Unloading

Throughput: 850,000 tons

 

Number of Warehouses: 2

The Total Area of Warehouses: 18,000 m2

 

Sites Area: 124,111 m2

 

Number of Jetties: 3

 

Terminal 1 Website Address: www.bobacoir.com

 

Equipments

 

Type

Number

Capacity

Crane

2

Up to 25 tons

Crane

3

25-40 tons

Crane

7

More than 40 tons

Lift truck

1

Less than 5 tons

Lift truck

17

5-15 tons

Lift truck

10

More than 15 tons

Truck

22

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Export Terminal

Kaveh Co. Operator Terminal

Sites and Warehouses:

  • 3 Covered Warehouses ( 13,500 m2)
  • Asphalt Area (37,000 m2)
  • Gravel Area (41,500 m2)
  • Capacity: 370,000 tons

 

Proprietary Equipment in The Terminal

 

Type

Number

Crane Lift truck

12

Toplift

2

Truck

14

Crane

2

 

 

Inward Transit Terminal

Equipments

 

Type

Number

Suction Machine

9

Unloader

2

140 ton Crane

7

 

Aluminum Iran Co. Proprietary Aluminum Site

Capacity: 43,000 tons

Aluminum Powder Common Norm Average: 1200 tons per hour

 

 

 

Silo Terminal

Tide Water Co. Operator Terminal

Capacity: 75,000 tons

Common Norm Average: 3,000 tons per hour

Throughput: 8 million tons

Number of Warehouses: 3

The Total Area of Warehouses: 27,000 m2

Sites Area: 200,000 m2

Number of Jetties: 7

Grain Terminal Website Address: www.tidewater.ir

 

Equipments

 

Type

Number

Capacity

Grain Suction Machine

2

600 tons/hour

Grain Suction Machine

7

220 tons/hour

Grain Suction Machine

2

400 tons/hour

Coastal Crane

1

 

Coastal Crane

3

85-100

Coastal Crane

4

25

Bogie

2

90

 

 

 

 

 

 

Makhazen Roghani Sanati Behshahr Co., Kesht o Sanat Shomal Co. , Sorbon Shomal Co. ,Mahidasht Kermanshah Co. Site

Capacity: 202,500 tons

Ship Unloading Common Norm Average: 3000 tons per day

Grain Ships Unloading Operation (wheat, barley, corn , …)

Each Suction Machine Common Norm Average: 215 ton per hour

Each Unloader Common Norm Average: 300-350 tons per hour

General Cargo Terminals

Capacity: 2,004,325 tons

 

Oil Terminals

Capacity: 28,000 tons

Loading or Unloading Common Norm Average: 2000-3000 tons per hour

 

Storage facilities

  • Silo
  • Edible oilstorage tanks
  • Oilstorage tanks
  • Covered Warehouse
  • Outdoorarea

 

Tank Farm

61 Oil storage tanks with capacity of 97,500 tons

Covered and Uncovered Facilities

Covered Warehouse (507,000 m2)

Outdoor Area (2 million m2)

 

Medical Services

The closest hospital to the port is 20 Km away

The closest dentistry to the port is 10 Km away

24 hour clinic with 400 specialized units

There is no possibility of vaccination at the port

In emergencies there is the possibility of using speedboats

 

Fuel

The possibility of providing fuel for 24 hours (diesel only) by barge and up to 1000 tons

The cost of barge is 500 Dollars per hour

 

Port and Ship Safety Laws (ISPS)

Ship safety number declaration upon arrival at the port and security code International Guidelines Observance is essential.

Tel: 0098 65 2252 2061

VHF channel 16 or channel 18

 

Local time

From March 21st to September 22nd: GMT + 4.5

From September 22nd to March 21st: GMT + 3.5

 

 

 

Tehran Office

Blue Ocean Shipping Co., Ltd.

No 16 - Fifth Avenue,

Shahid Saboonchi,

Shahid Beheshti,

Tehran, 1533684753   

Iran.

 Tel:   +9821   8875 5356   -  8874 4051

Fax:  +9821   8874 8223   -  8874 3364

 

Shipping agency offices

Shipping agency offices

Anzali office             +9821 8875 5356

Amir Abad Office      +9821 8875 0592

Nowshahr Office       +9821 8875 8248

Bandar Bushehr Office  +9821 8873 5514

Bandar Asaluye Office  +9821 8854 3230

Bandar Abbas Office    +9821 8874 8224

B.I.K  Office               +9821 8875 6606

 

Mailbox: 43145-1147

Anzali grain terminal

 Anzali grain terminal    

  Commercial Jetty No.9,

 Anzali Free Trade and Industrial Zone,

 Port of Anzali, Gilan Province