Notice to Mariners

PERMISSIBLE DRAUGHTS AND DIMENSIONS AT PORT MUHAMMAD BIN QASIM

Maximum permissible draughts and dimensions for Ships calling at PORT MUHAMMAD BIN QASIM as per PQA Notice to Mariner No. 89/2021 Dated: 25-02-2021 is extended upto 15-11-2021 vide letter No.PQA/MAR/OPS/118/2014 dated 14.06.2021. 

Ref. PQA Notice to Mariner No.89/2021 vide letter No.PQA/MAR/OPS/118/2014 dated 25.02.2021

1.    Information about permissible draughts and dimensions.

2.    Maximum permissible Draughts and Dimensions for ships calling at Port Muhammed Bin Qasim as per PQA Notice to Mariner No.89/2021 during the period from 01.03.2021to 30.06.2021. 

Berth/Terminal
Permissible Draught (M)
LOA (M)
Beam (M) extreme
LCT
10.00
210.00
33.00
MW Berth No.1
09.50
225.00
33.00
MW Berth No.2
10.00
225.00
33.00
MW Berth No.3 
10.00
225.00
33.00
MW Berth No.4
10.50**
225.00
33.00
QICT - 1
12.50 **
up to 310.00
48.0
QICT - 1

12.50 **

More than 310 and up to 340

46.5

QICT - 2
13.00
up to 310
48.0
QICT - 2

13.00

more than 310 and up to 340.00

46.5

FAP Grain & Fertilizer

13.00

Max. DWT 75000 tons

250.00

43.50

EVTL 
11.00           
225.00
40.00
IOCB

12.00  

Max. DWT 75000 tons 

230.00
40.00
FOTCO 

13.00

Max. DWT  75000 tons

245.00
41.50
SSGC / LPG
10.00
163.00
33.00
LNG - 1

12.00 *

295.00

43.40

LNG-2

12.00*

295

43.40

PIBT

13.00

230.00

33.00

PQEPC Terminal

12.00

210.00

33.00

 * Fdraft for LNGC as per PIANC vertical requirements LNGC Q-FLEX calling to EETL terminal under dispensation arre allowed from 15th September to 15th May upto draft of 11.50m.

** Vessels with  more than 12.00 m and upto 12.5 draft at QICT-I and vessels with more than 10.00 m and upto 10.50 m draft at MW-4 will be allowed by taking benefit of tide.

General Notes

  1. The above draughts and dimensions are subject to availability of sufficient height of tide favorable wind and weather conditions at the time of passage for berthing/sailing of vessels.
  2. Above noted draughts and dimensions are subject to change in case of abnormal siltation if any.
  3. Berthing at risk and cost of ship owners/agents.
  4. Ships are to commence discharging immediately after berthing.
  5. Ships on arrival at outer anchorage are requested to intimate correct draughts and dimensions.
  6. Vessels violating notices to Mariners will not be accepted.
  7. PQA Notice to Mariner No.88/2019, dated 13.11.2019 stands canceled.
  8. Deeper draught vessels will be handled by taking benefit of the tide.
  9. Any case of misdeclaration/concealment of draughts/dimensions by the Master, Owner, Agent, etc. will be construed as violation to the above notice to mariner and liable for imposition of penalty as per port rules.
  10. Container Vessel of L.O.A more than 280 meters should be with operational BOW thruster or prior permission for berthing / unberthing from PQA will be required.

(Capt. Rizwan S.K. Ghauri)

Deputy Conservator

 

 

 

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