Detailed Port Information
Azua
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Time zone : GMT - 4 hours
Latitude/Longitude : 18.20 N./70.49 W.
British admiralty : 471
U.S. admiralty : 25841

The port of Azua also called Puerto Viejo is a finger pier with berth facility to both side and is able to handle LPG by tankers (For the terminal operator “Opuvisa”) and dry bulk cargo.

Azua ANCHORAGE:

The best anchorage area is located at Bay of Ocoa. Pilot will indicate the best location.

PILOTAGE:

Pilot and harbor master can be contacted by radio channel 16. Pilot boards the vessel about 01 mile to the south of the port from a small boat of about 20 feet in length and service is rendered only on daylight hours.

RESTRICTIONS:

Entry and departure movement allowed 24 hours a day but daylight navigation is strongly recommended.

STOWAWAYS:

Unfortunately, all ports within the Dominican Republic are facing drastic problems related to stowaways. The unauthorized boarding of vessels, while at roads, or in port, are the most serious hazard you shall have to face. Prior to sailing the vessel will be boarded by a team of Dom. Rep. Navy personnel who shall perform a ship search for stowaways. However, the best way to minimize the risk of stowaways is by hiring private security service which can be arranged by the agent on a no cure/ no pay basis.

Maximum LOA : 600 ft. (183 meters)
Maximum Beam : No restrictions
Max draft on approach : 34 ft. (10.36 meters)
Max draft alongside the berth : 26 ft. (8.00 meters)
Airdraft : No restrictions
Water density : 1.025 (salt water inside the harbor)

BERTH DETAILS UPDATED AUGUST 15, 2002
AZUA (FINGER PIER)
BERTH NAME LENGTH OF BERTH MAX L.O.A. MAX DRAFT CARGO TYPES
1 East Side 183 meters 183 meters 8.00 meters LPG discharge by tankers vessels
2 West Side 183 meters 183 meters 7.00 meters Multipurpose

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