Cape Town

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Cape Town 2019-10-31T09:19:31+02:00

PORT INFORMATION

Longitude and Latitude

Longitude 18 26 ‘ E  Latitude 33 54 ‘ S

At the south western extremity of the continent of Africa. Cape Town is a large commercial port situated in Table Bay on the south west coast of South Africa and on the north side of Cape Peninsula. The port consists of four main docks – Victoria Basin, Alfred Basin (used for recreation and fishing), Duncan Dock and Ben Schoeman Dock (used for cargo and containers), all protected by breakwaters. Good anchorage is found in the bay.

Cape Town

Limitations e.g. Harbour Entrance Depth

PORT LIMITATIONS

(M)

Depth at entrance channel

15.9

Entrance Depth at chart datum:

Victoria Basin

Duncan Dock

Ben Schoeman Dock

11.6

13.3

13.0

Permissible vessel dimensions:

Maximum length

Maximum beam

Maximum draft

350.0

87.0

13.1

BERTHS AND CARGO

BERTH

DRAFT (M)

BERTH

DRAFT (M)

DUNCAN DOCK

VICTORIA BASIN

Berth A

12.0

East Pier

10.5

Berth B

12.0

No. 7 Quay

11.1

Berth C

10.7-12.2

No. 2 Jetty

10.4

Berth D

9.1-10.7

No. 6 Quay

7.8-8.1

Berth E

9.1-12.2

No. 1 Jetty

6.3

Berth F

12.2

Collier Jetty

7.0-8.8

Berth G

12.2

Elbow

9.3

Berth H

12.8

Berth J

10.7

Berth K

10.7

Berth L

10.7

Berth M

10.7

REPAIR QUAY

Berth 1

12.0

Berth 2

12.0

Berth 3

10.7

Berth 4

6.1

CONTAINER TERM

Berth 500

10.7

Berth 501

10.7

Berth 502

10.7

Berth 600

10.7

Berth 601

15.5

Berth 60.2

15.5

Berth 603

14.0*

Beth 604

14.0*

Berth 700

10.0

Berth 701

10.0

Berth 702

10.0

Berth 703

10.0

*Berth 603-604 are in the process of deepening to 15.5m

CAPE TOWN WEATHER