GENERAL - THAILAND

THAILAND
Documents to obtain from officials and Agents: Immigration forms No. 3, 4 and 35, obtainable from Agents. International Maritime Declaration, obtainable from Quarantine Officer. For safety reasons, all dangerous goods such as calcium hypochlorite, butanox (methyl ethyl ketone peroxide), sodium hydrosulphide, nitrocellulose and potassium chlorate, are not allowed to be kept in a godown or dangerous goods warehouse. Such dangerous goods have to be discharged overside into a barge or cargo boat or truck. APPROACHES: The entrance of the Chao Phraya River is marked by the Bangkok Bar light beacon situated at the Lat. 13␥ 26' N, Long. 100␥ 35' E. The approach to the port is made through the bar channel, which is 18 km. in length, 100 m. wide in the reaches, and 250 m. wide in the bend. The channel is dredged and maintained to a depth of 8.5 m. below Mean Sea Level (MSL) or 6.3 m. or 20.7 ft. below Lowest Low Water (LLW). PILOTAGE: Pilotage is available throughout 24 hours and is compulsory for vessels of LOA 50 m. and over navigating between the entrance of the Bangkok Bar Channel and the upper port limits in the river. Vessels shall send their ETA 48 hours prior to arrival to Krung Thep Bar Pilot Station. Pilotage is under the supervision of the Harbour Department, a separate Department attached to the Ministry of Transport and Communications. The Pilot Station is situated at Lat. 13␥ 22' 38.008" N, Long. 100␥ 35' 57.672 " E, 22 km. from the Phra Chullachomklao Fort along the channel. Krung Thep Bar Pilot Station listens on VHF Channel 16 and works on Channels 10, 12, 13 and 14. Krung Thep Bar Pilots: Tel: ␣66 (2) 233 7342, 233 3790. Call Krung Thep (Bangkok) Pilot Office. ANCHORAGES: See ‘‘Shipmaster’s Report’’ dated March 1984. RESTRICTIONS: No restrictions, able enter day and night, dependent tide at Bar Channel. MAX. SIZE: Vessels of 10,000 – 12,000 d.w.t., 172 m. LOA and 8.2 m. draft are allowed to navigate through the channel for berthing. HEALTH: Radio Pratique: According to the Thai Ministry of Health’s Regulations and International Health’s Regulations Article 36: Under the responsibility of ship’s Master and shipping Agents, vessels from infected areas may apply for exemption of Quarantine through radio pratique by telegram sent to Quarantine Bangkok, stating name of ship, last port, number of passengers and health of crew and passengers. a) Vessels with passengers from infected areas proceeding to the berthing places in Bangkok must slow down at Paknam enabling Port Health Officer to board the ship for inspection. b) Vessels without passengers from infected areas go directly to berthing places in Bangkok where they will receive Port Health Officer for inspection. Remarks: In case of suspected infectious disease on board any ship or anything suspect about health or ship sanitation, the ship’s Master is requested, as early as possible, to inform the Port Health Officer at International Quarantine Office (Medical) Section, Immigration Division, North Sathorn Road, Bangkok, Tel: 39588. Documents Required: 1 Crew List 1 Derat or Derat Exemption Certificate 1 Maritime Declaration of Health 1 Passenger List. Vaccination: Vaccination Certificates required: Cholera (only when leaving from infected areas); Yellow fever (only when leaving from infected areas). However, vaccination may be done as deemed necessary by Port Health Officer even if the crew or passengers are from non-infected areas. Vaccination certificates will be shown collectively for transit passengers/crew members and individually for disembarking passengers/crew members only. Exemption from Vaccination: If the Port Health Officer is of the opinion that vaccination is contra-indicated on medical grounds, he shall provide the persons with reasons, written in English, underlying that opinion, which Health Authorities should take into account. Death on Board: In the case of death on board after the ship arrived at the anchorage or at the port, permission to land the corpse must be obtained after the inspection of the Port Health Officer, if the cause of death was not quarantinable diseases. Ship’s Master or shipping Agent must inform the Port Health Officer if there are cadavers and/or remains on board of persons who died in a foreign port, in order to pass through the quarantine. The dead should be accompanied by a death certificate (or a true copy), signed by the medical officer and placed in a coffin hermetically sealed in a casket, which is air-tight and waterproof. According to Immigration Law BE 2493 (1950): The traveller to Thailand must be free from diseases forbidden under section 14 (4) of the Immigration law such as: trachoma, leprosy, tuberculosis, venereal diseases, including persons having physical or mental defects who cannot earn their living. RADIO: Pre-Arrival Information: Vessels should send their pre-arrival message 72 hours, 48 hours and 24 hours prior to Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA) at the Krung Thep Bar Pilot Station. Security Information: As of 1 July 2003, Agent must submit name of Ship Security Officer (SSO) and Declaration of Security to port authorities 9 hours prior to vessel berthing. Contact Bangkok Port, OB Building, 2nd Floor. Vessels should establish VHF contact when within 10 nautical miles of the pilot station and maintain a listening watch on VHF Channel 16. Also see ‘‘ISPS Compliance’’. VHF: Port of Bangkok listens on Channel 16 and works on Channel 14. Also see ‘‘Radio’’. TUGS: 12 tugs available, 1,000 – 1,800 h.p., all tugs equipped with firefighting equipment. BERTHING: Upon the arrival of a vessel at the mouth of the Chao Phraya River, PAT officers will communicate with the Pilot onboard by radio telephony to receive requisite information, so as to make arrangements for berthing facilities such as berths, tugs, mooring boats, etc. Final berth allocations are made each day at 1000 hrs. by a committee of the Bangkok Port and shipping agents. Exclusive berthing rights are provided to certain groups of shipping lines who guarantee the throughputs according to PAT’s demand.

Thailand
GENERAL:
GEO-POLITICAL: Capital City: Bangkok. Nationality: Thai. Population: 64,900,000. COMMUNICATIONS: International Direct Dial Code: 66. Number of Internal Airports: 65. ECONOMY: Currency: 1 Baht (THB) of 100 Satang. Exchange: (as of June 2004)

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US$ 1.00 ␦ THB 40.82 THB 1.00 ␦ US$ 0.02 Main Industries: Tourism; textiles and garments; agricultural processing; beverages; tobacco; cement; light manufacturing such as jewellery; electrical appliances; computers and parts; integrated circuits; furniture; plastics; tungsten; tin.

ENVIRONMENT: Territorial Sea: 21 N.M. Other Maritime Claims: Continental Shelf: 200 N.M.
Exclusive Economic Zone: 200 N.M. Coastline Extent: 3,219 km. Climate: Tropical; rainy, warm, cloudy SW monsoon (mid-May to September); dry, cool NE monsoon (November to mid-March; the south is always hot and humid. Natural Resources: Tin; rubber; natural gas; tungsten; tantalum; timber; lead; fish; gypsum; lignite; florite; arable land.

Average Temperatures:
High Low 33␥ C 20␥ C 33␥ C 25␥ C 32␥ C 24␥ C IMMIGRATION: The Thai Immigration Department has issued a Notification, dated 15 March 1976 to the following effect: ‘‘Chinese or Hong Kong crew members not in possession of Seamen’s Discharge Books, but holding Certificates of Identity only are not recognised as bona fide crew members, and are liable to Immigration Guarantees at 50,000 Baht per person, to be filed upon arrival.’’ All concerned are kindly requested to check and ensure that all Chinese crew members are in possession of either passports or valid Seamen’s Discharge Books, and not Certificates of Identity, to avoid complicated immigration procedures involving deposits, etc. ISPS COMPLIANCE: 101 ports in Thailand have acquired ISPS certification. REGULATIONS: Thai Government Regulations: Thai laws relating to the production, possession, distribution and use of narcotic drugs are extremely severe. Penalties for infringement range from prison sentences and fines to life imprisonment and even execution. The Thai Navigation Act requires Masters of all vessels calling at Thai ports to observe the following. On preparing to depart Thai waters, vessels shall fly the International Code flag indicating that the vessel is about to proceed to sea (code flag P). If the vessel is to depart in the morning this flag is to be flown in the afternoon of the previous day, if departure is in the afternoon, code flag P is to be flown in the morning. Departure shall be notified to the Harbour Master at least 6 hours before expected time of departure. Documents required by Port Authorities (other than those required for specific ports) include: Ship’s Licence and Safety Equipment Certificate Certificate of Registration Certificates of Competency (including Radio Officers) Radio Certificate Ship’s Articles Last Port of Call Clearance Log Book Load Line Certificate Derat or Exemption Certificate. Month January June September

BANGKOK: 13␥ 26' N 100␥ 35' E

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LOCATION: Bangkok Port is located on the left side of the Chao Phraya River between Km. ␣26 and Km. ␣29, in the Klongtoey District of Bangkok. Charts: BA Charts No. 993, 999, 1046 and 3965. PORT LIMITS: The jurisdiction waters under the Authority’s responsibility begin from the Memorial Bridge of the Chao Phraya River downstream to the Km. ␤18 in the Gulf of Thailand, about 57 km. long. DOCUMENTS:
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Crew List Dangerous Cargo List Declaration of Security Inward Cargo Manifest List of Arms and Ammunition for ship’s use List of Arms and Ammunition in possession of passengers List of Containers List of Crew private belongings (cigarettes, radio, gramophone, camera, etc., including foreign currencies and liquors) List of Heavy Lifts List of Opium and harmful habit-forming drugs Passenger List Stores List Stowage Plan Transit Cargo Manifest.

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Ships with breakbulk import cargoes are berthed at the West Terminal. The dolphins and buoys are used to moor vessels’ loading exports or undergoing minor repairs. Vessels on completion of discharge and with cargo to load are moved to the dolphins. Container ships, which include combo and feeder ships, are berthed at the East Terminal. Portugal Russia Saudi Arabia Sri Lanka Singapore Spain Switzerland Sweden Turkey United Kingdom United States of America Vatican Vietnam work.

BANGKOK
30372 31824 37941-2 8291168 30509, 33117, 38735, 38741 56502, 58368, 55167 58002-4 863907-8 73999 53291, 517952 59800, 59801-9, 53101, 55981, 517986, 516939, 519914, 58478, 522723 31804 517201-3

Facilities:
Berth/Dolphin/Buoy Length (ft.) Number of Berths Max. LOA/ Draft (ft.) Capacity (No. of Vessels)

East Quay West Quay Klongtoey Dolphin Bang Hua Sua Dolphin Mooring Buoy at Sathupradit

5,012 5,445 4,183 4,592 5,182

8 10 36 25 5

565/27 300/15 565/27 565/27 565/27 450/25 300/23

7 1 10 7 8 4 1

REPAIRS: Mobile repair companies available. No berth dedicated for repair DRY DOCKS: Owner: The Bangkok Dock Company (1957) Ltd. Tel: ␣66 (2) 211 3040. Fax: ␣66 (2) 212 3448. Email: bangkokdock@bangkokdock.com Web: www.bangkokdock.com Facilities:
Dry Dock No. 1 (m.) Dry Dock No. 2 (m.) Slipway (m.)

Also see ‘‘Agent’s Report’’ dated August 2000.

CARGO HANDLING FACILITIES:
Equipment Capacity (tons) Quantity

Rail-mounted Shoreside Container Cranes Yard Gantry Cranes Top Loaders Empty Container Stackers Semi-portal Cranes Mobile Cranes Forklift Trucks Tractor for Trailers Container Chassis Towing Tractors Trailers Motor Trucks

32.5 30 35 30 40 6-7 3-5 10 50 5,000 lbs. 7,000 lbs. 10,000 lbs. 30 30 8,000 – 12,000 lbs. 5-30 5-7

12 10 14 8 31 25 12 7 9 48 316 77 68 78 34 61 149

Length of dock, floor from entrance to end Extreme length Width of dock floor Width at upper edge Height from floor to upper edge Width at entrance Height at entrance Depth on sill at MHWN Max. vessel beam Max. vessel displacement * tons

103.50 15.42 19.42 7.42 13.72 6.15 4.80 13.00 3,000*

114.07 17.05 22.11 7.85 15.91 6.71 5.20 15.20 4,000* 105.00 12.00

1,500*

SURVEYORS: Lloyd’s, ABS, Veritas, Nippon Kaiji Kentei Kyokai Surveyors
available.

BRIDGES: Bangkok Port has one bridge only. However, as bridge up river, vessel permitted to pass bridge with LOA not exceeding 280 ft. STEVEDORES: Vessel to advise Agents 48 hours prior arrival, text required in this cable to be ETA, Drafts, Tonnage of cargo aboard for Bangkok, Number of crew/passengers, Dangerous cargo/Heavy lifts, Gangs required. Undertaken by private companies. Working Hours: 0800 – 1200 day shift, 1300-1630 day shift, 1630-1800 overtime (working through), 1900-2400 first half-night shift, 0100-0500 second half-night shift, 0500-0700 overtime (working through, but should apply for PAT approval). On Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays, the day shift finishes at 1600 hrs. MEDICAL: Hospital facilities available, advance notice of ETA required. TANKERS: No facilities. DENSITY: Bangkok: Minimum 1000, maximum 1011; Kohsichang: 1021. FRESH WATER: Available, supply can be made through barges and shoreline. Capacity of barges from 120 – 250 tons, rate of supply approx. 30 t.p.h. Advance notice 24 hours. FUEL: Available. Supply can be made by barges, no delay on bunkering, advance notice 48 hours. FIRE PRECAUTIONS: Smoking is strictly prohibited in transit sheds and warehouses and in the vicinity of explosives and dangerous cargoes. There is a fire brigade unit in the port area with firefighting equipment, such as firefighting vehicle, portable chemical fire extinguishers and tug equipped with fire fighting system. It is prohibited to discharge and load dangerous cargoes, such as explosive cargoes and radio active substances. CONSULS:
Argentina Australia Austria Belgium Brazil Cambodia Canada China Denmark Egypt Finland France Germany Greece India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Japan Korea Laos Malaysia Monaco Myanmar (Burma) Nepal Netherlands New Zealand Norway Pakistan Panama Philippines 36911-3 35970-9 58327, 59071, 517208 30840 59070, 5 – 6030 57650, 57709, 55223 3 – 2956-7, 3 – 0746, 3 – 8215 5 – 8051-4, 51 – 3912 26 – 3930 53358 33617 3 – 0957-9, 3 – 0950, 3 – 4644 86 – 1041 52 – 1686 3 – 5065 5 – 8045 – 7, 51 – 8915 86 – 0950, 86 – 1350 229353 39454 5 – 3371-2, 51 – 8915 3 – 4508, 3 – 7230, 3 – 7819 5 – 3301-9 86 – 1074-5 86 – 1041 86 – 1390-1 31437 30237, 31698 917240 5 – 3360, 5 – 3368-9 3 – 5936-7 3 – 0271 5 – 7006-8 911289 910008, 910211

GANGWAY/DECK WATCHMEN: Necessary. Theft of wire, paint and
tools have occurred.

ISPS COMPLIANCE: Port is compliant. The Port Facility Security Officer
(PFSO) has been designated to sign the vessel’s Declaration of Security (DOS) form. Security officers will check important parts of the port every 3 hours and perform a cruising check of the river from the pilot station to Krungthep Bridge every 6 hours. Private Cars: Not permitted in port from 1800 – 0800 hrs. Also see ‘‘Documents’’, ‘‘Identification Cards’’ and ‘‘Radio’’. OPENING/CLOSING HATCHES: Normally by ship’s crew. CUSTOMS ALLOWANCES: Customs Regulations: It is prohibited by law to bring the following articles into Thailand: narcotics: hemp, morphine, cocaine, opium, heroin, marijuana etc.; obscene literature or pictures, firearms or ammunition (except those obtained by permit from the Police Department or the local registration officer). Following items are permitted to bring into Thailand free of duty: personal effects: accompanied with the owner for his own or professional use in reasonable quantity, except motor vehicle, firearms and ammunition, provisions. As for spirituous liquor, cigarettes, cigars or smoking tobacco, being personal effects and accompanied with the owner, the Director General of Customs may impose any restriction with respect to the exemption from payment of duty at any port as he considers suitable but the quantity must not exceed: a) cigarettes; two hundred grammes b) cigars, smoking tobacco; two hundred and fifty grammes, each or altogether c) spirituous liquor; one litre. Photographic/cinematographic apparatus and sound recording machines imported by persons who temporarily visit Thailand for the purpose of taking photographs or recording; but films, plates or articles for recording, imported for such purpose must be in accordance with the condition and quantity specified by the Ministry of Finance: a) photographic films (roll); not exceed 5 rolls b) photographic films (plates); not exceed 40 plates c) cinematographic films (8 or 16 mm. in width); not exceed 5 rolls, (to be re-exported within six months from the date of importation). Permanent residents of Thailand must register their cameras on the outgoing trip to gain duty free status. The export of Buddha images and antiquities are prohibited except for qualified educational, cultural and archaeological purposes. CARGO GEAR: Supplied by stevedores, except cargo tent and forklift truck. REPATRIATION: Possible. AIRPORT: Bangkok International Airport, 25 km. TIME: GMT plus 7 hours. No change during the year. HOLIDAYS: New Year’s Day, Buddhist’s Day, Song-Kran Festival Day (Thai New Year), Royal Plouging Ceremony Day, Coronation Day, Chulalongkorn Day, Constitution Day, PAT’s Anniversary Day, H.M. the King’s and the Queen’s Birthday, and Chakri Day. When any one of these holidays falls on a Saturday or a Sunday, the following Monday is observed as a holiday.

POLICE/AMBULANCE/FIRE:
Police Tel: 249 8888-91. Marine Police Tel: 249 6399, Ext. 2790. Fire Department Tel: 249 0399, Ext. 2993, 2999, 2444. Ambulance Tel: 249 4106, 249 0399, Ext. 2223, 2224, 2258. Hospital Tel: 249 4106, 249 0399, Ext. 2223, 2224, 2258. EMERGENCY CO-ORDINATION CENTRE: Not available. TELEPHONES: Available when alongside PAT berths.

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BANGKOK
SERVICES: No tank cleaning equipment. No facilities for discharge of tank washings. Compass adjusting, but spare parts unavailable. Radar/VHF/radio repairs. BANKS: Bangkok Bank (Klongtoey Branch). Tel: 249 9312-4. Thai Farmer Bank (Klongtoey Branch). Tel: 249 0463-4. Ayuddhaya Bank (Klongtoey Branch). Tel: 249 8012-4. STORING: See ‘‘Prelims’’. 1. Vessel can be stored by barges or trucks. 2. Vessel can store from barges during loading or discharging. 3. Trucks cannot proceed alongside the berth, but Port Authority provides the parking area for trucks inside the Port Authority’s area. 4. — 5. Regulations of Customs Department are in force regarding storing. 6. — SHORE LEAVE: Permitted. IDENTIFICATION CARDS: Required for all crew and officers. These are issued in four colours as follows. Blue: Port Authority of Thailand staff Yellow: civil officers working in port area Red: permanent staff of shipping companies White: visitors. GARBAGE DISPOSAL: Service provided. Ship’s Agent to make arrangements with private licensed contractor and Harbour Department. WASTE OIL DISPOSAL: Service provided. Ship’s Agent to make arrangements with private licensed contractor and Harbour Department. SEAMAN’S CLUBS: Mariner’s Club, 227 Tarua Road, Klongtoey, Bangkok, 10110 Thailand. Tel: 249 3801. DELAYS: Occasionally congestion, delay 1 – 2 days. DEVELOPMENTS: Bangkok Port has modernised and standardised its facilities. The action plans include the construction of the CFS/Terminal gates and fences, procurement of additional handling equipment, computerisation of the container operations and restructuring of the port organisation. Also see ‘‘Agent’s Report’’ dated August 2000. SHIPMASTER’S REPORT: March 1984. Pilotage: There is no longer a pilot vessel at the Bar. Instead, a peculiarly shaped red-painted lighthouse type beacon has been erected. This beacon has accommodation for the Pilots, who board vessels using a small grey pilot boat. Position of beacon: Lat. 13␥ 22.8' N, Long. 100␥ 35.9' E (BA Chart 1046). Anchorages: Bangkok Bar Anchorage: Any ship with draft able to enter Bangkok Harbour, can anchor at this anchorage to wait its turn to enter. Limits of this anchorage are shown on BA Chart No. 1046. Ships proceed close to the beacon mentioned under ‘‘Pilotage’’, to pick up the Pilot. Kohsichang Anchorage: There are no longer any NE or SW monsoon anchorages. Throughout the year Kohsichang Harbour limits are from the Island, east to Long. 101␥ 51.5' E and between Lat. 13␥ 08.9' N and Lat. 13␥ 11.3' N (Thai Chart No. 114). AGENT’S REPORT: August 2000. OB Berth Developments: The Port Authority of Thailand (PAT) plans to redevelop the OB Berth during Redevelopment Phase 1 to accommodate cruise vessels. PAT will redevelop the 120 m. long OB Berth, which is used exclusively for passenger ships. Other cruise facilities, as well as the surrounding area, will be improved to provide proper amenities for passengers. The project covers resurfacing the footpath along the shoreside and constructing two pavillions at the entrance of the Prakanong Canal. The improvement is expected to commence in August 2000. AUTHORITY: Bangkok Port, Port Authority of Thailand, 444 Tarua Road, Klongtoey, Bangkok 10111, Thailand. Tel: ␣66 (2) 249 0362. FAX: ␣66 (2) 249 0885. Telex: 72331 Patth. Contact: Anuparb Sunananta, Director General, Port Authority of Thailand. Thavorn Chunnanond, Deputy Director General (Operations). Lt. Manit Apogul, RTN, Deputy Director General (Administration). Wari Punpoka, Deputy Director General (Technical and Planning). Payoongkich Chivamit, Managing Director of Bangkok Port. AGENT: Jardine Pacific (Thailand) Ltd, 24th Floor, Times Square Building, 246 Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok 10110, Thailand. Tel: ␣66 (2) 253 7890. Fax: ␣66 (2) 253 7718. Telex: 21441 Jardine TH. Cables: Jardine Bangkok. Email: tramp@jsa.jp.co.th Associated with Jardine Shipping Agencies.

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DEVELOPMENTS: Berth Expansion: Construction of 900 m. of berthing. The longer quay with two berths will have length of 480 m. and depth of 14.0 m. at CD, with berthing capacity for vessels up to 80,000 d.w.t. The second quay with three berths will have a total length of 420 m. and depth of 8.0 m. at CD with berthing capacity for vessels up to 20,000 d.w.t. SHIPMASTER’S REPORT: June 1995 (Updated 2000). Vessel: Bulk carrier of 43,300 d.w.t., LOA 177 m. and beam 33 m. Cargo: 41,000 tonnes of steel slabs (full cargo). Pilotage: Pilot available. Max. Size: Vessel’s arrival draft 11.75 m. (even-keel). Tugs: Two tugs in attendance. Berthing: Vessel berthed at main berth, which is aligned north-south. During the summer months, there is always a strong flow of northerly set in Gulf of Thailand, and because of the exposed nature of the port entrance to the south, due caution has to be exercised while manoeuvring in the turning basin. Bulk Cargo Facilities: The cargo was discharged efficiently at the rate of about 5,000 tonnes per day, using ship’s cranes, operated by stevedores. Forklifts were not readily available. Medical: Basic medical attention available locally. Fresh Water: Available by truck. Fuel: Fuel oil available, advance notice required. Repairs: There are no special facilities, but local contractors are available. Repatriation: Possible via Bangkok, 400 km. Services: Small quantities of fresh provisions available locally. For repairs to navaids, technicians have to come from Bangkok. SHIPMASTER’S REPORT: April 2000. Vessel: Bulk carrier, 43,000 d.w.t. Cargo: Steel slabs. Approaches: The fairway buoy (Fl. 3 sec.) for the entrance to the channel is located in position Lat. 11␥ 11.12' N, Long. 99␥ 35.92' E. The channel has two leading lights (Fl.G. 4 sec. and Fl.G. 3 sec.). The channel runs 306/126␥(T). Berthing: There are four berths contained within the harbour. The basin is dredged to depth of 15.0 m. with width of 250 m. Cargo Handling: Vessel discharged steel billets. AUTHORITY: Head Office: Prachuap Port Co Ltd, 28/1 6th Floor, Prapwit Building, Surasak Road, Silom, Bangrak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand. Tel: ␣66 (2) 630 0323/32. FAX: ␣66 (2) 236 7046, 236 7057. Telex: 81122 SVM TH. Email: jaruwanp@ppc.co.th Operator: Prachuap Port Co Ltd, 62 Moo 3, Mae Rumphueng, Bangsaphan, Prachuap Kirikhan 77140, Thailand. Tel: ␣66 (32) 691536, 691454. FAX: ␣66 (32) 691264. Contact: M Luanghairojana, Harbour Master. Ruangdetch Punjamanus, Project Co-0rdinator (Email: ruengdejp@ppc.co.th).

BENCHAMAS TERMINAL: 10␥ 32' N 101␥ 16' E (See Plan)
Lat. 10␥ 31' 07.452" N., Long. 101␥ 15' 39.302" E., in depth of 70.0 m. LAT. General Description: The Terminal consists of the tanker based floating storage and offloading system, FSO ‘‘Benchamas Explorer’’, 186,500 tonnes d.w.t., moored to a Single Point Mooring at the bow. The ‘‘Benchamas Explorer’’ has export quality crude oil storage capacity of approximately 220,000 cu.m. The Marine Terminal offices are also located on board the ‘‘Benchamas Explorer’’. To comply with international regulations, during the hours of darkness the ‘‘Benchamas Explorer’’ will show lights with the distinctive characteristic of Morse code letter ‘‘U’’. Additionally, in periods of poor visibility, the fog signal will sound Morse code letter ‘‘U’’. Publications: Navigation charts and publications for the area are as follows: B.A. Charts No. 2414, 3963, 3983 and China Sea Pilot Volume No. 1. U.S.A. Chart No. 93010 (Gulf of Thailand). DOCUMENTS: Customs and Health Requirements: Customs, Immigration and Port Health Officials will board the vessel at the same time as the Mooring Master. They will provide Inward Clearance and Free Pratique services. Customs and Health Officials require the following forms: Vessel Certificate of Registration. General Manifest Inwards. Inward Cargo Manifest. Through Cargo Manifest. Safety Equipment Certificate (for inspection). Safety Construction Certificate (for inspection). Safety Radio Certificate (for inspection). Current Freeboard Survey Certificate (for inspection) 5 Derat Certificate. Last Port Outward Clearance (original) 5 Crew List. 5 Passenger Lists. 5 Through Passenger List. 5 Crew and Passenger Declaration 5 Deck Stores List. 5 Engine Stores List. 5 Ship’s Equipment and Stores List. 5 Provisions and Bonded Stores List 5 Arms, Ammunition and Restricted Drugs List. Cargo Lifting Gear and Equipment Certificate (for inspection). 5 Foreign Currency List. Ship’s Appointed Agent: The Field Operator, Terminal Operator and Mooring Master do not perform general agency functions. The Owner/ Charterers of vessels calling at the Terminal are required to appoint a shipping Agent in Thailand. 5 5 5 5

LOCATION: The Benchamas Oil Terminal is located offshore in position

BANGSAPHAN (Prachuap): 11␥ 11' N 99␥ 35' E (See Plan)
LOCATION: The port is located approximately 160 nautical miles SSW of Bangkok. Charts: BA Charts No. 3964 and 3983. APPROACHES: The approach channel with turning basin has a total length of 1,400 m., width 250 m. and depth 14.0 m. at Chart Datum (CD). The Fairway Buoy is located in position Lat. 11␥ 11.1' N, Long. 99␥ 35.8' E. PILOTAGE: Private Pilot available throughout 24 hours. Pilot boarding ground is located in position Lat. 11␥ 11' N, Long. 99␥ 36.3' E. ANCHORAGES: The Quarantine Anchorage is located in position Lat. 11␥ 11.5' N, Long. 99␥ 37' E. The anchorage for pilot station is located in position Lat. 11␥ 15.5' N, Long. 99␥ 36.0' E. MAX. SIZE: 80,000 d.w.t. VHF: The port listens on Channel 16 and works on Channel 68. TUGS: Three tugs (2␺3,000 h.p. and 1␺3,100 h.p.) and one lineboat available. BERTHING: Main Berth: Length 450 m. and depth 15.0 m. at CD, handling vessels up to 80,000 d.w.t. Second Berth: Length 245 m. and depth 8.0 – 11.0 m. at CD, handling vessels up to 20,000 d.w.t. CRANES: Mobile Cranes: Five cranes (1␺50 tons, 1␺80 tons, 1␺100 tons, 1␺150 tons and 1␺200 tons) available. AIRPORT: Chumphon Domestic Airport, 65 km.

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APPROACHES: Safe approach to the Terminal is from N.E. or S.E., passing 1.5 nautical miles West of the Terminal and thence proceeding to the Mooring Master boarding position, 1.5 nautical miles West of the Terminal. The Terminal is situated near busy shipping lanes and Masters or visiting offtake vessels are cautioned accordingly. Attention is drawn to the existence of unmarked sub-sea wellheads in the approaches to the Terminal and other areas of reduced water depths which will be of concern to a deep draft vessel navigating in the vicinity of the Terminal. The appropriate British Admiralty Chart for the area should be consulted. Safety Zone: For safety purposes an area around the Terminal has been declared closed for commercial shipping and fishing vessels of any size. This Safety Zone extends for a radius of 0.75 nautical miles around the Terminal and the production facility served by the Terminal. PILOTAGE: Responsibility: A Mooring Master is on board the offtake vessel to assist in its pilotage in a advisory capacity. The Master remains responsible for the overall safety of the vessel and stays in command at all times. Upon completion of mooring, the Mooring Master will remain on board the vessel and function as Loading Master. Mooring Master Boarding Location: The customary boarding location for the Mooring Master is the designated anchoring position for vessels visiting the Terminal. The Mooring Master boards from a Terminal tug. Mooring Master Transfer Arrangement: Usually an accommodation ladder will suffice, rigged on the starboard side of the vessel with the boarding platform 2.0 m. above the water. Unfavourable sea conditions may sometimes necessitate the use of a pilot ladder in combination with the accommodation ladder. The vessel will be informed when this is the case. The entire arrangement must conform precisely to the applicable SOLAS and IMO requirements. In case of non-compliance, the Mooring Master will refuse to board until the situation has been rectified to his satisfaction. The use of a mechanical pilot hoist is not acceptable. In preparing for the embarkation/disembarkation of the Mooring Master, the following guidelines must be followed. The accommodation ladder, including the hoisting mechanism, must be approved by the vessel’s Flag State: 1. The ladder should be orientated towards the stern. When it is utilised, the lowest extremity of the ladder should rest solidly against the side of the vessel, set back in relation to the midships part of the vessel and set back in relation to the half midships section and away from any discharge outlets. 2. The length of the accommodation ladder should be sufficiently long so that its gradient does not exceed 55␥. 3. The bottom landing of the accommodation ladder should be positioned horizontally when the ladder is in service. 4. Intermediate landings, if there are any, should automatically position themselves horizontally. The dimensions of the steps and the treads of the accommodation ladder should permit placement of the foot in a correct and sure fashion given the gradient of the accommodation ladder. 5. The ladder and the landing should be equipped with 2 stairway sides and rigid hand rails, but if ropes are utilised, they should be well tightened and correctly placed. The vertical space between the hand rails or the ropes and the side of the ladder shall be close enough for safety. 6. The pilot ladder should be positioned immediately alongside the bottom landing of the accommodation ladder, and its top should be at least 2.0 m. above the bottom landing. 7. There must be a night-light, which permits proper illumination along the entire length of the ladder. 8. If a trap door in the bottom landing of the accommodation ladder is used to rig the pilot ladder, this door should be no smaller than 750 mm. ␺ 750 mm. In this case, the aft part of the bottom landing should be enclosed as described in No. 6 above and the pilot ladder should extend from the bottom landing up to the level of the hand railing.
Accommodation: The vessel is required to provide accommodation of a standard as for a ship’s Officer for 3 Terminal personnel throughout the period the vessel is at the Terminal. ANCHORAGES: The designated anchoring position for waiting offtake vessels lies 1.5 nautical miles West of the Terminal in a depth of approximately 70.0 m. To avoid danger to sub-sea installations, no anchors may be dropped in the Terminal area except at the designated anchoring position and only with prior approval from the Terminal. RESTRICTIONS: Period of Terminal Operations: Terminal operates on a 24 hour basis with the exception of vessel berthing, which is scheduled for daylight hours only, weather permitting. Closure of Terminal: Unfavourable wind and sea conditions at the Terminal may from time to time affect vessel operations in general and berthing activities in particular. The Terminal will be declared closed for vessel operations when environmental conditions deteriorate beyond the safe working limits of the Terminal, as determined by the Terminal Operator at that particular time. Adverse Weather: When wind gust velocity repeatedly exceeds 30 knots on the Terminal wind speed indicator, or if other weather or sea conditions make deballasting and loading or other operations unsafe in the opinion of the Mooring Master and/or the Terminal Operator, the offtake vessel will be notified that deballasting and loading operations may have to be suspended with the loading hose disconnected from the manifold and hung-off the side of the vessel. The Terminal Operator and/or the Mooring Master determines at which point weather conditions necessitate cargo stoppage, or even unberthing of the offtake vessel. MAX. SIZE: The maximum permissible size of an offtake vessel at the Terminal is 110,000 tonnes S.d.w.t. The minimum size is 60,000 tonnes S.d.w.t. There are no restrictions on the maximum draft at the Terminal. Also see ‘‘Approaches’’.

BENCHAMAS TERMINAL
RADIO: All communications and Estimated Times of Arrival (ETA’s) at the
Terminal should refer to local time. The Master of an offtake vessel must send the ETA of his vessel to the Field Operator with a copy to the Terminal Operator as early as possible, but not later than 72 hours, 48 hours, 24 hours and 4 hours prior to arrival, regardless of the fact that the vessel may still be at a previous loading port. Failure to comply with the notification process may delay the actual loading of the offtake vessel. Terminal Contact Details: Vessel ETA’s should be sent to the following: Terminal name: ‘‘Benchamas Explorer’’ Call sign: 3F0H6 Terminal R/T frequency: 5930 kHz, 24 hours Terminal VHF Channel: 16 Terminal Inmarsat Telex: 435685710 Terminal Inmarsat Telephone: 873-635685710 Terminal Inmarsat Fax: 873-635685711 Helideck Homing Beacon: 195 kHz, call sign ‘‘BE’’ Terminal Inmarsat Ground Station: Burum Terminal Inmarsat Ocean Area: Indian Questionnaire Message: Following questionnaire will be sent to the offtake vessel after receipt of the 72 hour arrival advice: Quote: From: ‘‘Benchamas Explorer’’ To: Master, Offtake Vessel 1. Advise the name of vessel, flag and radio call sign. 2. Advise the name of the Master. 3. Advise the cargo nomination quantity and Laycan. 4. Advise the voyage number when leaving ‘‘Benchamas Explorer’’. 5. Advise ETA at Benchamas Terminal Anchorage. 6. Advise the estimated draft forward and aft on arrival and the distance from bridge front to bow. 7. Advise the Summer deadweight, LOA and beam. 8. Advise the last Port of Call and next destination. 9. Advise previous vessel name(s) and date of building. 10. Advise the quantities of clean ballast and permanent ballast on arrival. 11. Confirm the vessel is fitted with at least one bow chain stopper that can accommodate 76 mm. diameter chain. 12. Can loading of cargo and discharging of ballast be carried out concurrently? If not, state reasons. How long is needed for deballasting? Note: Vessel must maintain sufficient forward draft to prevent the floating hose going under the bow. 13. Confirm that vessel valves, heating coils and tanks are sound and not leaking. 14. Advise the loading rate in cubic metres and U.S. barrels with 1␺16 in. hose. 15. Confirm the manifold is fitted with 1␺16 in. 150 ANSI (ex-ASA) flange. 16. Confirm the bow fairlead and bow chain stoppers are suitable to accept 76 mm. mooring chain. Give the distance between the fairlead and the forward end of the bow chain stopper. 17. Advise the hose derrick/crane lifting capacity, safe working load, and confirm manifold arrangement is as per OCIMF guidelines. 18. Confirm that the cargo and slop tanks will be inerted (positive pressure) with oxygen content less than 8% gas on arrival. 19. Advise the quantity and quality of slops onboard, if any. Advise if the load-on-top procedure is to be followed for this loading. 20. Advise vessel experience factor calculated as follows: Total of vessel (ship’s) figures, divided by the total B/L figures for the previous 10 voyages. 21. Advise if vessel has any reportable sickness onboard or if Master advises clean bill of health. 22. Advise distance from the bow to the cargo manifold connection. All vessels shall confirm their ETA 48 hours, 24 hours and 4 hours before arrival. If at any time a one hour or more change of ETA is determined, Terminal shall be promptly advised. 23. Any vessel deficiencies which would affect mooring and loading operations. 24. Advise understanding, acceptance and compliance with these requirements. Unquote. The Terminal maintains a listening watch on VHF Channel 16 at all times. On receipt of the first message from the offtake vessel, Companies will respond to the tanker giving the preliminary Terminal requirements. Vessel’s Masters shall comply with these requirements in every detail in order to facilitate vessel turnaround and Government formalities. Once vessel is within 4 hours of the Terminal, communications should be available with ‘‘Benchamas Explorer’’ on VHF Channel 16. When contact has been established on this channel, further communication will be conducted on a working channel advised by ‘‘Benchamas Explorer’’. The Mooring Master carries a hand-held VHF radio after leaving ‘‘Benchamas Explorer’’ to board the offtake vessel. The working frequency will be communicated to the vessel before he leaves the Terminal. The 4 hour signal shall confirm information on the time required to discharge ballast after arrival and shall establish a firm ETA. Masters of visiting vessels are informed that insufficient or inaccurate ETA messages can cause delays since Government Officials are not based at the Terminal and arrive from elsewhere. Such insufficiency or inaccuracy of information may affect acceptance of Notice of Readiness. VHF: See ‘‘Radio’’. TUGS: One tug is available to support the offtake vessel operation. The Terminal tug will assist during berthing and unberthing. While the offtake vessel is moored, the tug will remain connected to the stern of the vessel on a soft rope deployed from the vessel. The tug will tow continuously in order to maintain alignment and safe distance between the Terminal and the offtake vessel. It is strongly recommended to protect the soft rope against chafing damage at its exit point from the stern of the offtake vessel. BERTHING: Pre-Berthing Operational Safety Inspection: Prior to berthing, the Mooring Master may conduct a general operational safety inspection of the vessel if he has reasons to believe that the vessel may be substandard or deficient in those areas which would make the vessel unacceptable to berth and load cargo at the Terminal.

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the vessel and its Owner. Great care must be taken when reducing the tug’s engine power in readiness for disconnecting the tow rope as the export vessel may ride-up to the Terminal at this stage. All these factors have to be evaluated before a final mooring/unmooring decision is made and agreed by the vessel’s Master and the Mooring Master. Although Terminal Operators may increase the SWL of the chafe chain and equipment to take account of local environmental conditions. the end of the loading hose must not be allowed to drift under the stern of the offtake vessel. Terminal Conditions of Use: Use of the Terminal by any offtake vessel is subject to the Conditions of Use prescribed by Benchamas Oil Terminal Regulations.000 tonnes d. One 1 in. This may happen to smaller sized vessels.000 tonnes d. Flange dimensions and drilling should conform to the common standard of ANSI B16. The Terminal Operator may refuse a vessel permission to berth at the Terminal until its Master has signed such Letter of Indemnity. Square leads are not suitable. This is particularly important when the vessel’s freeboard is low. The Terminal Operator may elect to conduct an operational safety inspection of the offtake vessel prior to commencement of Terminal activities in order to determine the vessel’s suitability to load at the Terminal. 2 200 Over 350. Care must be taken to ensure that the hose end blind flange is securely fitted in place before lowering the hose into the sea. Vessel Notice of Readiness: The Master of a vessel should only tender a Notice of Readiness to the Field Operator when the vessel has been securely moored to the ‘‘Benchamas Explorer’’ and is ready.000 but not greater than 350. A vessel which is found not to be ready to load. The designated Deck Officer onboard the vessel shall be present and must direct the crew as advised by the Mooring Master in hose handling operations. the hose end pick-up rope shall be held on board See guidelines on how to compile and submit information to us (page xi). the Terminal tug must be released from the stern.w. with the agreement of the Master. Assortment of wire rope slings and chain blocks available at the manifold. Berthing activities will not proceed when the oxygen contents are found to exceed 8% by volume. Upon disconnection. diameter). Winches or capstans used to handle the moorings should be capable of lifting at least 15 tonnes. The line must be secured on mooring bitts and have sufficient slack on deck with the eye maintained at water level. Security of Loading Hose: Once connected.t. the Master is required to sign before mooring operations commence: 1. length rigged on the port bow. thus giving it no opportunity to lift. The vessel end of the loading hose is fitted with a Camlock quick connect/disconnect coupling and a stop valve. and in no cases be more than 3. The Safe Working Load of the entire mooring equipment system between the Terminal and offtake vessel is 200 tonnes. apart. One 16 in.’’ refers to the deadweight at maximum Summer draft. The Conditions of Use are annexed to a Letter of Indemnity in the form set out in Appendix 1 (Not reproduced). (b) Fairleads should be spaced 2. the Mooring Master will ascertain and confirm that the stop valves at each end of the loading hose are closed. chafe chain in accordance with the following table: Number of Ship Size Bow Stoppers S. in order to prevent chafe chains from fouling on the lower lip when heaving inboard. the Mooring Master must confirm with the Terminal Control Room that the hose may indeed be disconnected. the Mooring Master must satisfy himself that the stopper securing pin of the stopper rests snugly across the stopper tongue or bar. Release of the Terminal tug may only commence when the main propulsion of the export vessel is ready for immediate use and has been tested. (b) The safety factor on yield of bow stoppers should be 1. Prior to berthing.L. and a circumference of 10 in. In addition. preferably through a roller fairlead. The test load should be equivalent to the SWL.w. sea and tidal conditions. Any berthing. (tonnes) 150. in particular when loading has been stopped by the Terminal. The Terminal will reject for berthing any vessel which is not in compliance with the above. The use of a winch warping head to handle the pick-up rope is a hazardous practice and is not permitted. Prior to hose disconnection activities. it is essential that the dimensions of the material remain as detailed in Section 5 (Not reproduced) in order that it matches the onboard equipment. The loading hose shall be rigidly fixed in place at the hose support rail with nylon web slings and hang-off chains. a vessel must present one manifold connection flange of 16 in. 2 250 Notes: (a) ‘‘Tonnes d. Disembarkation of Mooring Master: The Mooring Master will not leave the offtake vessel until the vessel is sufficiently clear of the Terminal facilities. Prior to hose connection activities. HOSES: Cargo Manifold Standard Dimensions: A vessel is expected to comply with the standard manifold arrangements that are contained in the OCIMF publication ‘‘Recommendations for Oil Tanker Manifolds and Associated Equipment’’. The Terminal Operator may deny access to the Terminal to any vessel contravening the provisions of the Terminal Regulations.w.0 m. the Mooring Master shall ascertain that astern engine movements are available promptly.000 tonnes d. Terminal Forms and Notices: In addition to completing the questionnaire referred to above. the Mooring Master will discuss with the Master operational and other matters related to use of the Terminal. Lifting Capability of Hose Crane or Derrick: The crane or derrick that is used by the vessel to handle the loading hose must have a safe working load (SWL) of 15 tonnes. For loading. manifold connection ready on the port side. Crowbar. may be taken from the berth and directed to the anchorage. The Ship/Shore Safety Check List (Not reproduced). it is compulsory to use a winch storage drum to handle and stow the entire length of pick-up rope that is connected to the mooring assembly. circumference mooring hawser and a 76 mm. (80 mm. The Mooring Master will inspect the bow mooring arrangements upon boarding. Other Terminal documents may be required from time to time by the Field Operator or Terminal Operator. none of which shall be deemed to be waived by the Terminal Operator or Field Operator. diameter messenger line of about 50 m. One heaving line at the stern. (c) The recommendations above are based strictly on ship size as being the only general criteria that can be used. length. The Mooring Master will request the Master to brief him on vessel matters that are of importance for the safe conduct of berthing and loading operations. in all respects. Consideration should be given to the insertion of additional studbolts through the Camlock coupling flange connection as added security. Vessel Bow Mooring Arrangements: Vessel bow mooring arrangements must comply with the recommendations contained in the latest edition of the OCIMF publication ‘‘Recommendations for Equipment Employed in the Mooring of Ships at Single Point Moorings’’. The Terminal Operator may insist that a vessel vacates the berth in spite of the fact that it may have already commenced deballasting or loading if the vessel or its crew are found to be in serious breach of the Terminal Regulations or in the Terminal Operator’s opinion pose a serious safety hazard or cause an unreasonable delay to Terminal operations or in any other circumstances mentioned in the Conditions of Use. It should also be able to provide a clear lift of 10 m. Vessel Operational Deficiencies: The vessel’s Master must inform the Terminal promptly of the existence on board of an operational deficiency that will substantially affect the readiness and performance of vessel and crew. A vessel with an insufficient draft or excessive trim will not be berthed until the draft condition has been corrected to the satisfaction of the Mooring Master.50 SWL. the vessel must complete the following preparations: Bow anchors brought fully home and secured in their hawse pipes.0 m. The pick-up rope has a length of 150 m. mooring chain. 2. This is in order to ascertain that the nominated cargo quantity has been transferred. One soft rope for the Terminal tug ready on the stern. Preparations for Berthing: At the time that the Mooring Master boards. above the main deck over the manifold connection. The Terminal reserves the right to refuse loading a vessel that is not fitted with a standardised manifold presentation flange.t. and if the vessel’s crew is considered to be incompetent in handling the hose connection operations.000 tonnes d. or less 1 200 Over 150. if practicable. or less at maximum Summer draft need only provide one fairlead which should be on the centre line.5 or BS 1560 Series 150. In such cases. Unmooring should commence immediately after releasing the Terminal tug. valves and pipelines) is ready and fit to load Benchamas Crude Oil. as well as the size. Mooring Operation: Various combinations of wind. He will also verify that cargo tanks on board the vessel are indeed properly inerted and under positive pressure. The approximate weight of loading hose to be lifted amounts to 10 tonnes on a vessel with a high freeboard.BENCHAMAS TERMINAL Pre-Berthing Conference: Before proceeding to the berth. only on the terms set out in the Conditions of Use.t. Bow Chain Stoppers: Ships should be equipped with bow chain stoppers designed to accept 76 mm. the vessel shall have its port side crane or derrick ready to pick up a box with hose connection gear from the Terminal tug. to load. THAILAND Bow Fairleads: The following recommendations refer to the size.t. Arrival Draft: Vessels must arrive with a draft that will allow for safe manoeuvring under prevailing weather and sea conditions.W. (c) Leads should be oval or round in shape and adequately faired when fitted. Unmooring: Prior to unmooring. export and/or unberthing operations carried out by a vessel before or without signature of such Letter of Indemnity by its Master shall nevertheless be deemed to be carried out. Connection of Loading Hose: The vessel’s crew with advisory assistance from the Mooring Master performs physical connection of the loading hose. sledge hammer and knife available on the bow.w. can affect the decision to moor/unmoor a vessel at the Terminal. the loading hose must be supported from the vessel’s crane or derrick. or exact equivalent. location and type of bow fairleads: (a) All bow fairleads should measure at least 600 mm. which will be presented to the Master for his signature prior to proceeding to the berth.w. notwithstanding having tendered Notice of Readiness. 150 ASA on the port side. pumps. 2495 . ballasted trim and handling characteristic of a vessel. the vessel shall rig on the starboard side on the focs’le only one emergency towing wire of adequate strength. The propeller must be submerged and vessel’s trim must not exceed more than 3. All expenses incurred shall be borne by the vessel and the decision of the Terminal Operator shall be final. Emergency Towing Wire (Fire Wire): On completion of mooring. After the mooring chain has been connected in the port side bow stopper. centre-to-centre apart. Tandem Mooring: The tandem mooring method is practiced at this Terminal. or the acceptance of any other contractual terms and conditions. Ships of 150. Trim by the head should be avoided. On final approach. using nylon web slings. The offtake vessel is moored to a mooring assembly that consists of 1␺18 in. Acceptance of a Notice of Readiness by the Field Operator is merely an acknowledgement of receipt of such notice and does not constitute agreement by the Field Operator that the vessel is in fact ready to load. A Notice of Readiness is an undertaking that the vessel is in all respects ready to load and that all of the vessel’s equipment (including but not limited to tanks. The Loading Master will also record if the vessel is equipped with a standardised manifold connection.t. The Letter of Indemnity (Not reproduced). but still at a safe distance from the Terminal. ␺ 450 mm.0 m. One empty winch storage drum ready on the port side to accept the pick-up rope of the mooring assembly. Disconnection of Loading Hose: The vessel’s crew with advisory assistance from the Mooring Master performs physical disconnection of the loading hose. One heaving line available on the bow.

Suspension of Transfer: The Terminal shall halt transfer operations when: (a) Radio communication between the Terminal and the vessel is lost. Throughout operations. If an emergency situation arises on the Terminal. Cargo Measurement: As soon as practicable after completion of loading. While the vessel is in the berth. The Terminal emergency alarm signals are: General Alarm/Muster Station: Continuous ringing of alarm bells. The bow watchkeeper must carry a portable radio and maintain radio contact with the duty Deck Officer. due consideration should be given to the wind direction when choosing the vent riser to be used. the lifting of cargo shall immediately cease and the vessel shall be released from the mooring as expeditiously as possible. from the vessel within 3 hours after completion of loading.000 bbls. the vessel’s Master remains ultimately responsible for the vessel. but retaining inter-facility co-ordination so as not to prejudice the safety of any other facility. if applicable. He shall also be responsible for making use of all methods at his disposal for fighting the fire and undertake all measures to get underway. Not less than 30 minutes before the end of the loading. Master’s Receipt for Cargo Documents and Samples. the Master shall raise an alarm by means of short and rapid blasts on the ship’s whistle. having particular regard for the offshore sector environment.e. Tanker Time Sheet. Figures shall be expressed in observed gross barrels. Timely Departure: It is Terminal practice that a vessel unmoors as soon as is practicable after disconnection of the loading hose. perform his own cargo calculations and obtain cargo samples. Emergencies: In the event of an electrical storm nearby or intimation of adverse weather forecast. a comprehensive loading plan shall be provided to and approved by the Loading Master and Master of the offtake vessel. Tanker Notice of Readiness. In case of fire or explosion aboard the offtake vessel. the vessel shall inform the Terminal of the intended cargo valves to be closed and shall only use them after confirmation of receipt of this advice by the Terminal. the Master shall immediately inform the Loading Master of the situation and the actions being taken. a responsible ship’s Deck Officer shall be on duty. the offtake vessel shall inform the Terminal before closing her manifold valve.2 Pour Point – Lower: 39␥C 42␥C Pour Point – Upper: Specific Gravity at 60␥F: 0. BENCHAMAS TERMINAL Tanker Ullage Report. The Master or Chief Officer of the vessel must notify the Loading Master when the vessel is in all respects ready to receive cargo. They will be presumed conclusive unless the Terminal Operator receives.THAILAND and secured to bollards at the manifold from where the crew can release it after the vessel has unmoored and gathered stern way.04% by weight The Benchamas Crude Oil sample required heating at 55␥C due to its high pour point of 42␥C. then a safe deballasting/loading plan must be agreed between the Master and the Mooring Master before operations can resume. Abandon Ship: 7 short and 1 long blast of ship’s whistle. Cargo transfer will not be started unless offtake vessel and Terminal manifold locations are visually monitored. Any infringement of the international or national laws regarding pollution of the sea by oil will be dealt with most severely. crew and other persons on board. Deck Watch: The vessel shall keep an adequate watch on deck throughout the vessel’s stay in the berth. Cargo tanks that have been topped-off must be checked at regular intervals by vessel personnel during the remainder of the loading operation to detect and avoid a tank overflow due to an improperly shut or faulty tank valve. written protest indicating any discrepancies between cargo measurements supplied by the Terminal and those recorded on the vessel. The Mooring Master will verify the actual pressure and oxygen level in cargo tanks before the vessel proceeds to the berth. Benchamas Crude Oil Characteristics: API Gravity at 60␥F: 36. Before loading commences. but if for any reason communication with the Mooring Master is not possible. or (f) Weather conditions exceed safety limits or at any other time as may be determined by the Terminal. If repairs are likely to take more than 6 hours. From time to time thereafter. the offtake vessel and the Terminal shall exchange cargo figures on an hourly basis. As required by the Terminal Regulations. its crew and passengers at all times. the vessel must be ready to move under its own power with engines available at short notice throughout its stay at the Terminal. A watchkeeper equipped with a portable radio shall be present in the manifold area throughout the loading of cargo. Loading Operations: The Master of the offtake vessel is cautioned of the serious consequences of closing or throttling tanker cargo valves against the incoming flow of oil. Certificate of Origin. The Bill of Lading cargo figures. xi for details) . then such deballasting must be suspended until the system has been made functional again. Exchange of Cargo Figures: Throughout loading. The Mooring Master will complete the Check List together with the Master or Chief Officer of the vessel before deballasting and cargo loading operations can commence. The Field Operator’s representative and an independent Cargo Inspector or Surveyor (appointed by arrangement between the Owner and Charterer and/or receiver of cargo from the export vessel) will attend to the sounding of all offtake vessel’s tanks prior to loading and take ullages. shore based emergency support can be initiated and controlled. If an emergency situation arises on the vessel. bilge discharge or any other means may result in 2496 Readers are encouraged to send updates/additions (see p. Cargo loading will start at a slow rate until the vessel confirms that cargo is being received on board. In case of fire or explosion aboard the Terminal. The Mooring Master will be present in the Cargo Control Room during this period. steering clear from the Terminal or other facilities via assistance from the static tow or other attendant craft as necessary. whichever is the lesser. Certificate of Quantity. a continuous watch shall be kept on the bow to monitor the position of the bow of the offtake vessel in relation to the stern of the Terminal (FSO). Where feasible. (b) Instructed to do so by the vessel’s Master. Open gauging/sampling is not permitted. If the IGS is not functional. and an efficient deck watch shall be maintained at all times while the vessel is at or approaching or departing from the Terminal (See ‘‘Regulations – State of Readiness’’). An Early Departure Procedure (EDP) is not applied. The Mooring Master and/or Terminal Operator shall be entitled (but not obliged) to take immediate steps at the sole cost and risk and on behalf of the Owner of the vessel to assist in controlling and fighting fire on the offtake vessel and to assist the vessel to vacate the Terminal. if necessary. the vessel shall inform and give due notice to the Terminal Cargo Control Room to stop the cargo pumps in good time. who in turn shall advise the Terminal Operator. The document provides guidance on safe carriage and handling practices. When more than one main vent riser is available. who remain responsible for the safety of their ships. In the event of fire on board the offtake vessel. the flow will be increased to the agreed maximum rate. Operational Ship/Shore Safety Check List: The operational Ship/Shore Safety Check List (Not reproduced) used at the Terminal is based on the Ship/Shore Safety Check List as incorporated in ISGOTT. BALLAST: General: Owners and Masters are responsible for complying with all international conventions and the laws of Thailand concerning pollution of the sea. Nonetheless. Through this plan. the Loading Master shall co-ordinate these and ensuing emergency response procedures with the Masters of the various vessels concerned. Venting of Cargo Tanks: Venting is only permitted through main vent risers and not through any other venting arrangements. the Master or Chief Officer of the offtake vessel shall be personally supervising this activity with adequate support from other vessel personnel. If the IGS fails after deballasting from cargo tanks has already begun./hr. maintaining positive pressure in all cargo tanks with an oxygen content of no more than 8% by volume. At least 2 capable crew members shall be present on deck at all times and maintain radio contact with the Officer on watch. Pollution of the sea by dirty ballast water. the lifting of cargo shall immediately cease and the vessel shall be released from the mooring as expeditiously as possible. the vessel should communicate directly with the Terminal by means indicated in ‘‘Emergencies’’ below. (c) Instructed to do so by the Loading Master. Actions in an Emergency: The Terminal has in place an Emergency Response Plan that is co-ordinated with shore based support. offtake tanker cargo figures should be calculated by the Master or Chief Officer of the vessel and communicated to the Loading Master. In the case of emergency. especially during all deballasting and cargo loading operations. An independent Cargo Surveyor appointed by arrangement between the vessel’s Owner and/or Charterer and/or receiver of the cargo will usually witness tank measurements on board the vessel. The ship/shore radio communications system must be maintained in good working order and checked hourly. The cargo manifold connection and the cargo pumproom should regularly be monitored for leakage. At such time.). loading shall be suspended and vessel unmoored if necessary. Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) – Pogo Crude Oil: The Material Safety Data Sheet (Not reproduced) contains important safety information on the characteristics and properties of Pogo Crude Oil. During this time. all loading operations will be suspended until the situation has been brought under control. Loading Rate: Terminal loading rates to offtake vessels are governed by either the offtake vessel’s maximum loading rate. Inert Gas System (IGS): The vessel’s Master shall confirm before berthing that the IGS is working correctly.8438 Total Sulphur Content: 0. and specific announcements over the Public Address system. supplied by the Terminal to the vessel. (e) Helicopter operations to the Terminal or to the vessel are in progress (if the Loading Master so instructs). temperatures and free water measurements after loading. the Terminal shall inform the offtake vessel’s Master of the situation and advise of actions the vessel should take. mooring or floating hose occurs. Cargo Manifest. pollution or serious incident that may require urgent stoppage of cargo export. The duty Deck Officer is required to immediately notify the Mooring Master of any abnormalities. This necessary step of heating the sample prior to testing could have caused slight light end losses which in turn may affect the Specific Gravity measurement. Vessel Emergency: The Mooring Master and the Terminal must be informed without delay when an emergency situation has developed or is imminent onboard the vessel. or the maximum pumping rate of the ‘‘Benchamas Explorer’’ (24. Control of Transfer Operations: The Terminal shall control the transfer of oil according to instructions received from the Loading Master on the offtake vessel. then deballasting from cargo tanks cannot commence. Cargo Documentation Package: The following cargo documents are included in the documentation package: Bill of Lading. In such case. It is Terminal practice that all cargo documents are completed and presented to the Master of the vessel for his signature before the vessel commences its sea passage. (d) An emergency situation concerning the Terminal. steering clear of the area under her own power after being released from the static tow where relevant. are based on measurements and calculations carried out onboard the Terminal. Each such vessel shall follow the emergency response procedures already in place for that vessel. random inspections will take place to verify continued compliance. i. The Mooring Master functions as the liaison between vessel and Terminal. Certificate of Quality. Topping-Off Cargo Tanks: When topping-off cargo tanks towards completion of loading. CARGO OPERATIONS: Pre-Loading Tank Inspection: The Loading Master does not usually inspect cargo tanks before and after loading or sign a vessel’s Dry Tank Certificate/Ullage Report. Gauging and Sampling: Vessels must be equipped to conduct the gauging and sampling of cargo tanks in a ‘closed’ fashion.

Shelter from the Asian landmass has an effect on wind speeds in the Gulf. The Terminal will provide the local forecast to offtake vessel Masters upon request. its contractors.0 m. SIZE: Tankers up to 40. mainly near shore surface currents in the Gulf. Reporting of Oil Spills: Oil spills. There are no dirty ballast reception facilities at the Terminal. are securely closed and that no venting of cargo tanks is taking place. REPATRIATION: Crew members cannot leave the vessel. In addition. Weather and Seas: The Master is referred to published sailing instructions for this area for information on winds. in fact the occurrence of typhoons is less than once every 10 years. Tankers using the terminal shall be less than 15 years old (vessels fitted with segregated ballast and inert gas systems are preferred). Current speeds of greater than 1. the Master of a vessel must ensure that the vessel maintains. The Terminal has pollution control equipment available and will assist with the clean-up of the surrounding sea area. and in severe cases may result in imprisonment of the Master or the arrest of the vessel concerned. are uncommon in the Gulf. Terminal: Tel: Inmarsat 873-635685710. must be reported promptly to the Mooring Master. prevention and control.4␥C in May and June. Cargo piping used for the discharge overboard of ballast must be clean and free of oil prior to arrival at the Terminal. except in cases of extreme urgency. then the Master must demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Mooring Master that there is a complete physical separation or at least a reliable two-valve segregation between ballast and cargo sections. in height is more than 80%.E. Monsoon (October to May). and from the West to S. and shall be in voice communication with the ship’s Officer on watch. which can create wind speeds over 200 km. together with a responsible Officer of the vessel. BONGKOT TERMINAL: 08␥ 03' N 102␥ 20' E LOCATION: Bongkot Terminal is located in the Gulf of Thailand. MAX. Currents. A vessel with contaminated ballast will be required to retain such ballast on board at the exclusion of cargo. both short term and long term. Operations Director (Mobile ␣ 66 (1) 849-8600). and from time to time thereafter: 1. During the S. No crew changes are permitted during the period a vessel is at the Terminal. Monsoon.E. Berthing is not allowed if the wind speed exceeds 20 knots and the wave height exceeds 1. light winds are less frequent in the North than in the South. Email: dbmc@chevron. and in April.5 m. Vessel Smoke Emissions: Pollution of the atmosphere by an excessive amount of smoke from the vessel’s funnel must be avoided. Typhoons. but average speeds are usually less than 0. then without prejudice to the Conditions of Use of the Terminal Regulations. hard hats. including overalls. which is based on practices widely accepted by the oil and tanker industry. These currents are reversed by prevailing S.W. while at the Terminal.W. POLLUTION: Safety and Avoidance of Pollution: Responsibility for the safe and environmentally sound conduct of operations while the vessel is at the Terminal rests with the Master of the vessel and the Terminal Representative.000 d.54 knots. Non-compliance will result in a suspension of all operations until the situation has been rectified. WEATHER: Weather Forecasting Services: Local weather forecasts for the area of the Terminal. Thailand.W. Concurrent Loading and Deballasting: Should a vessel wish to deballast and load concurrently. In February and March. In the S. Medevac by helicopter to Songkhla can be arranged for serious cases. In February. Monsoon (October to January). See guidelines on how to compile and submit information to us (page xi). Pumping Overboard of Engine Room Bilges: Engine room bilge contents must never be discharged overboard while the vessel is in the Terminal area. MEDICAL: Medical First Aid Equipment: Vessel’s medical first aid equipment. that is permanently moored to a single point mooring. by the stern in order to be able to manoeuvre safely. lines and ballast tanks clean. General Description: The terminal consists of the FSO ‘‘Bongkot FSO 1’’. March to October. then it should arrive at the Terminal at least 30% laden with cargo and not trimmed excessively to permit safe manoeuvring. will make a routine inspection of the vessel to ensure that the requirements of the Ship/Shore Safety Check List remain answered in the affirmative. Cargo tank ballast must be discharged through a fully functional overboard discharge monitor. Officers and crew of the vessel shall comply strictly with the requirements referred to above throughout the vessel’s stay in the Terminal area. GARBAGE DISPOSAL: There are no facilities available and it is expressly forbidden to dump garbage. tides and currents (See ‘‘Location – Publications’’. if necessary.w.35 knots have been reported in the N. The Master. FAX: Inmarsat 873-635685711.. Storm waves can reach 7. subcontractors. FRESH WATER: Not available. Medical Assistance: Emergency treatment is available from the Terminal on a limited scale. Winds: The Gulf is fairly sheltered from winds of the two Monsoons. 30. Receptacles for storage of contaminated absorbent material shall be available on board.w. tonnes. and from 1500 hrs. The Master of the vessel shall ensure that those under his command check the valve and line systems of the vessel at regular intervals to ensure that no oil or other pollutants escape into the sea or cause contamination. circulate in a counter clockwise direction. wind speeds are lighter in the North of the Gulf than in the South. Bangkok 10900. No repairs or work that will render the vessel unable to move under its own power may be commenced without the prior consent of the Terminal. a freeboard which is as low as practicable. and the Terminal Regulations. actual or deemed servants or Agents. including oxygen-resuscitating apparatus. surface salinities in the Gulf are between 30. Officers and crew of the Terminal do likewise. McDaniel. Suntowers Building B. Vessels shall arrive with sufficient clean ballast and trim of no more than 3. November to February until sunrise. 27th Floor. its Owner. The vessel will also be required to comply with the International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals. winds are again variable with the transition from the Winter to Summer Monsoons. During the N. For this reason.0 m. It is an offence under the legislation of the Kingdom of Thailand to discharge polluted ballast water into the sea and penalties apply in case of violation.. Khet Jatujak. any fines for pollution of the sea as imposed by the Kingdom of Thailand shall be borne by the vessel’s Owner. GENERAL: Alcohol and Drug Control: All visiting vessels must adhere to OCIMF guidelines concerning the control of alcohol and drugs for watchkeeping personnel. the Terminal Operator therefore seeks the vessel Master’s full co-operation and understanding of the requirements set out in the Ship/Shore Safety Check List (Not reproduced) in the Terminal Regulations. Ballast Handling: Deballasting may only commence after prior consent from the Mooring Master. The greatest proportion of waves in the central Gulf region in an average year approached from the East to S. Monsoon period (May and September). its Master. This can be achieved through judicious deballasting while loading. such that during the N.0 m. winds are from North to East. 3542. A responsible member of the vessel’s crew shall observe continuously the discharge of ballast water day or night. Before the start of deballasting/loading operations. Monsoon than the S. In an average year. are issued daily at 0900 hrs. Onboard Shifting of Bunker Fuel Oil: The vessel shall request permission from the Mooring Master prior to the onboard shifting of bunker fuel oil if such an activity becomes necessary for operational reasons.5 and 33 parts per thousand (ppt). THAILAND REPAIRS: State of Readiness: While at the berth. The Terminal Operator for its part will ensure that the Master. and 2100 hrs. S. the dominant wind direction is S. storm winds may exceed 73 km. and co-operate fully with the Master of the vessel in the mutual interest of safe and environmentally sound operations. Currents: Currents in the Gulf are generally weak and variable. Telex: Inmarsat 435685710.2␥C in January to 29. associated entities. winds from June to September and develop a clockwise flow. WASTE OIL DISPOSAL: See ‘‘Pollution’’. and works on Channel 6. the Terminal may permit a craft to go alongside the vessel provided that all cargo tank openings onboard the vessel. whether pollution of the surrounding waters has occurred or not. all deballasting and cargo loading operations must be stopped and full attention given to cleaning up and avoiding or minimising pollution of the sea.E. Charts: BA Chart No. Oil Spill Kit: Oil seepage and minor spillage on the vessel’s deck must be readily cleaned up. 2497 . It is the responsibility of the vessel to ensure that contaminated absorbent materials are properly packaged and disposed of. A valid Passport is required. AUTHORITY: Operator: Head Office: Chevron Offshore (Thailand) Ltd. Waves: Sea conditions are generally calm to slight in the sheltered conditions of the Gulf./hr.000 d./hr.E. This applies to any type of water ballast. the vessel must keep its main propulsion ready for immediate use at all times. wind-driven. Wind. REGULATIONS: See ‘Terminal Manual’. Such ballast shall be not less than 30% of the Summer deadweight. Strong winds are more frequent during the N. and as a result has a high percentage of calm to light conditions throughout the year. Before export operations commence. If a spill is directly or indirectly attributable to the act or omission (whether or not negligent) of the vessel. must be kept ready for immediate use.W. It is reported that over an average year. Berthing Alongside Export Vessel by Other Marine Craft: Other marine craft shall not lie alongside an offtake vessel while the vessel is loading cargo. and then during the N. Monsoon. a vessel in the berth must maintain a draft and trim condition that would allow emergency departure from the berth at all times.0 m.E. A vessel which is unable to conduct simultaneous deballasting and loading could be required to load part cargo prior to deballasting or retain ballast on board. footwear. Arriving vessels must have pumps. irrespective of the availability of an oily water separator.E. In general. VHF: The terminal can be contacted on Channel 16. The Master must ensure that the vessel will not release oil overboard when opening sea valves in connection with deballasting or emergency ballasting. winds are predominant.0 m. as well as similar openings on the other craft.W. This is in addition to actual clean-up costs invoiced by other parties and other costs associated with pollution investigation.E. Monsoon. Failure to comply with this regulation will result in termination of loading at once. Sea Water Temperature and Salinity: The average monthly surface sea temperatures in the central Gulf region range from 27.W. BERTHING: Depth at the terminal is 80. The Mooring Master or Terminal Representative. FAX: ␣66 (2) 618-1001. 2. All visiting vessels are cautioned that no alcoholic beverages must be given to Mooring Masters or any other member of the Terminal.BENCHAMAS TERMINAL heavy fines being imposed. Tanker Freeboard and Draft: The Terminal is situated in open sea and is exposed to the weather. 123 Vibhavadi-Rangsit Road. hand gloves and eye wear is used by vessel’s crew while the vessel is engaged in operations at the Terminal. when sea conditions are bad in the China Sea. PILOTAGE: Pilotage is compulsory and will be performed by the Bongkot Terminal Mooring Master. If a vessel cannot comply with the above conditions. with a period of about 5 seconds. Tel: ␣66 (2) 618-1036. Tides. tonnes. The vessel shall maintain an adequate supply of oil spill kit items in the port side manifold area. FUEL: Not available. STORING: Not available. Spill Clean-Up: If a spill occurs. the frequency of sea waves less than 1. Gulf. RESTRICTIONS: The terminal is closed for the berthing of vessels from 1600 hrs. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): The Master of an offtake vessel shall ensure that suitable personal protective equipment. At other times.com Contact: Dudley B. Wind direction is variable in October. most waves in the central Gulf were less than 2. The direction of prevailing winds is determined by monsoonal activity. Kwaeng Ladyao.

2504.000 10.0 15. ARRIVAL: Arrival of Vessels: The terminal operates 24 hours daily throughout the year. a Document of Compliance and Safety Management Certificate to verify compliance with the ISM Code. Long. Thailand.000 16.comm). MAX.0 40. 120 Moo 3. 1) that is maintained for emergency use. Deductible Laytime: 1. considered to be from 0600 – 1800 hrs.000 tons tanker. 3963 and 3983: Hlaem Kho Kwang to Hlang Suan. 100 km.THAILAND CARGO HANDLING FACILITIES: The cargo is loaded through 2␺8 in. 101␥ 20. The terminal is open. Time lost due to fault or failure of the vessel. which could endanger the platforms or pipelines. or at a point advised by the Terminal Manager or Mooring Master. Masters of the vessels must ensure that they are familiar with. 101␥ 08' E. or entering the anchorage area if intending to drift c) or as directed by their Operators/Charterers. and Lat. Thai Officials may board with Mooring Master. AUTHORITY: Operator: Head Office: PTT Exploration and Production Public Co Ltd. FAX: ␣66 (2) 236 7248. ext. Loading Rate: Max.000 5. mechanical fishing (trolling and trawling). if not concurrent with undelayed loading operations. Within this area. Charts: British and American Charts and Publications referencing the terminal location are as follows: British Admiralty Charts No.) Anchoring on Arrival: Vessels obliged or instructed to anchor should do so in the recommended anchorage. 7. 2498 Readers are encouraged to send updates/additions (see p. ERAWAN: 09␥ 06' N 101␥ 21' E (See Plan) APPROACHES: Approaches to the Terminal: SPM No. Berthing on Arrival: Vessels berthing on arrival will be boarded by the Mooring Master in the anchorage area. Local Office: Thai Public Port Co Ltd. 5. Arrival: All Masters of foreign vessels shall report the vessel’s arrival to the Harbour Master within 24 hours of anchoring or berthing.0 30. are forbidden. all vessels should be west of Long. Tel: ␣66 (2) 236 5058. and available cargo or berth. AUTHORITY: Head Office: Thai Public Port. It is not a public holiday or Sunday unless the vessel is berthed on that day. Size’’. Bangkok 10100. BONGKOT TERMINAL 5 Lists of Ship’s Equipment and Stores 5 Lists of Provisions and Bonded Stores 5 Lists of Arms. Under no circumstances should a vessel approach the terminal from the east between Lat. yoke-moored on a custom built buoy secured to the sea bed. 10␥ 00' N.0 11. A Company Mooring Master will board all vessels scheduled to occupy the loading berth. Time required for deballasting. 2. dirty ballast. 1: 1. For example. The terminal approach is from the west of Long. Chon Buri Province 20120. 101␥ 30' E. 4. 3. The north eastern channel is 2 miles wide at its narrowest point. 9␥ 9␥ 8␥ 8␥ 9␥ 9␥ 55' 55' 30' 30' 05' 05' N N N N N N 101␥ 101␥ 101␥ 101␥ 101␥ 101␥ 10' 35' 10' 45' 45' 35' E E E E E E PILOTAGE: Pilotage within the terminal area is compulsory.logmar-supt@ptt-ep. pressurised. 3. 1 2 3 4 80. and Lat. SIZE: Tankers berthing at the port: Berth No. 101␥ 35' E. AIRPORT: Bangkok International Airport. Notice of Readiness: Vessels should tender Notice of Readiness: a) at the time of entering the anchorage area. 09␥ 04. loading rate is 13.5' N. foreign trading vessels. 101␥ 08' E. CHONBURI: 13␥ 08' N 100␥ 49' E LOCATION: Chonburi is located approximately 5 miles NW of Sriracha in the Bight of Bangkok. of any subsequent changes in her ETA of more than 2 hours. dredging. Contact: Tawalyarat Onsira. 72 hours. including suspension of loading for vessel’s purpose and or delays incurred due to failure to observe terminal regulations./hr.) (Min. 8␥ 20' N. When approaching from the north.000 b. Note: This requirement for documents may vary. 9␥ 09' N. 3.47' E SPM No. 101␥ 25' E. 09␥ 05. The terminal may under certain circumstances berth a vessel arriving earlier than it’s nominated loading slot. Draft (LLW) (m. 3. Contact: Port Director.com). The terminal may be contacted via Unocal Thailand or directly via Inmarsat (IOR) Tel: 635132310.0 30. Ko Sichang District. FAX: ␣66 (2) 936 2666 (Direct Fax: ␣66 (2) 936 2676). 6. Long. Bongkot Logistics/Marine Superintendent (Tel: ␣66 (2) 936 3636. Tha Thewawong Sub-District. Tel: ␣66 (2) 936 2626. SPM No. The terminal approach is through the company’s gas field restricted zone via two approach channels. DOCUMENTS: The following documents are required by port authorities from vessel’s Master. Contact: Duncan Armstrong. except when proceeding to anchor. Charts: BA Charts No. Bangkok 10900. 48 hours and 24 hours prior to arrival. 1278 Yotha Road. 2. 101␥ 14. 1: Lat. Certification: Vessels will be expected to have all Trading Certificates valid and from 1 July 1998. approximately 300 miles south of Bangkok.0 10. and Lat. 101␥ 32' E. The vessel arrived within loading range dates. 2. anchoring of vessels (outside designated areas). Chatuchak. Ammunition and Restricted Drugs Cargo Lifting Gear and Equipment Certificate (for inspection) 5 Lists of Foreign Currency. and based on a line between Lat. Thailand. 9␥ 14. The terminal’s operation and control centre. xi for details) . Condensate is stored and off-loaded in a controlled. Long. local time. The area is bounded by lines joining the following reference points: Lat.000 3. Deadweight (tonnes) Max. Email: bongkot. but may be berthed at any time if tandem moored. and 100% of deadweight for segregated ballast tankers. Long. etc. China Sea Pilot Volume 1. 101␥ 08' E. 2: Lat. Talardnoi. LOCATION: Erawan Terminal is situated in the central Gulf of Thailand. Telex: 20866 PTTEP. hoses. Thailand. or any other material). garbage.000 1. The Safety Inspection has been completed satisfactorily. Also see ‘‘Sriracha – Part (A)’’. Deputy Director General. FAX: ␣66 3821 6385. 986 and 1046. Samphanthawong District. inert gas environment and metered to vessels. 2.000 bbls. When approaching from the south. subject to prevailing weather. 93010: Gulf of Thailand. Anchoring time should be reported to Terminal Control as soon as is practicable thereafter.0 BERTHING: The port primarily handles tankers. inwards on arrival: 5 General Manifests Inwards 5 Ship’s Registers 5 Inward Cargo Manifests 5 Through Cargo Manifests Safety Equipment Certificate (for inspection) Safety Construction Certificate (for inspection) Safety Radio Certificate (for inspection) Current Freeboard Survey Certificate (for inspection) 5 Derat Certificates Clearance Outward for Last Port (original) 5 Inward Cargo Manifests 5 Crew Lists 5 Passenger Lists 5 Through Passenger Lists 5 Crew and Passenger Declarations 5 Lists of Deck Stores 5 Lists of Engine Stores Restricted Area: This covers the company’s gas fields in the area.h. The vessel fulfills all the obligations of the terminal regulations and Safety Check List.43' E. Senior Logistics Engineer (Email: armstrongd@ptt-ep. 10␥ 00' N and 8␥ 20' N. Long. Tel: ␣66 3821 6389. 8␥ 45' N. US Government Chart No. The terminal co-ordinates are: SPM No. Manoeuvring time into the loading berth. It is during the hours of daylight. Notice of Readiness will be accepted subject to the following conditions: 1. subject to the non-prejudice of another ship. and strictly observe all regulations. when crossing Lat. disposal of refuse. when crossing Lat. and Hlaem Talum Phuk to Hlaem Mae Ramphung. and based on a line joining Lat. 2 (FSO): 1. Note: There is a stand-by SBM (No. BALLAST: Vessels arriving at the terminal are required to have on board ballast 40% of deadweight for conventional tankers. The unit is capable of simultaneously receiving produced stabilised condensate and of loading vessels secured alongside or in tandem from the buoy at a maximum of 20.000 1. Floating Storage and Offloading Unit (FSO): The FSO ‘‘Erawan’’ is a modified 87. 4.p. Long. (Max. PTTEP Office Building. and is nominated. The vessel has advised the terminal of the Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA).0 Also see ‘‘Max. Long. and is ready in all respects to berth and load the nominated cargo. 1 2 3 4 Berth No.35' N. The southern approach channel is 2 miles wide at its narrowest point. Fax: 635132311. Vessels will only be berthed alongside during daylight hours. DOCUMENTS: Vessels are required to present the following documents prior to loading any hazardous cargoes: IOPP Certificate Certificate of Fitness (Vessels carrying liquid bulk cargoes) Dangerous Cargo Manifest. 101␥ 25' E. 9␥ 04' N. if berthing on arrival b) at the time of anchoring (if instructed to do so by the Terminal Control).31' N. all vessels should be west of Long. one from the south and the other from the NE. paying particular regard to those covering safe operations and pollution of the sea (by oil. Harbour Department. 555 Vibhavadi Rangsit Road. communications network and accommodation facilities are housed onboard. Long.000 5.000 Length (m. and thereafter.) 100.) 10. all activities. 9␥ 04' N.

Anchored Vessels: 1. (however. unberthing.. he may do so in certain circumstances). LOA of 800 ft. ANCHORAGES: Anchorage Areas: SPM No. 3. Steam turbine engine vessels should engage the main turbine turning gear. vessels are not permitted to turn out lifeboats. tonnes must be fitted with a fully operational inert gas system serving all cargo tanks. Arrival Draft: Vessels must arrive at the Company’s facilities on a suitable draft and trim. Long. Should a Master decide to anchor in either of these areas. or lower them to the water. or completes any documentation requirements. 2: an area 1 mile in radius based on Lat. 2499 . with 150 ANSI flanges. (b) Vessels will require a crane or derrick with a minimum SWL 10 tons to lift the hose on board. double bottom or double hull Nationality of Master./hr. deballast time required Double sides. International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals (ISGOTT) – latest edition (iii) OCIMF/ICS – Ship to Ship Transfer Guide (Petroleum) latest edition (iv) OCIMF – Standards for Oil Tanker manifolds and associated equipment. This letter details the terms under which the Company accepts that vessel. and are still with same Owners/Managers. (b) The terminal uses either a single 17 in. All mooring and unmooring operations at the terminal will be accomplished using tug(s). Refuse and Garbage: the dumping of refuse and garbage in the sea within the restricted area is expressly forbidden. Their movement and use is co-ordinated by the Mooring Master. or have a recent SIRE. Tandem: Vessels with a maximum deadweight of 130. which will permit immediate unberthing in an emergency situation. (iii) Propeller(s) fully immersed. Vessel’s Age: Vessels over 15 years of age will not be accepted unless they have previously loaded at the terminal. and all other general garbage. during tandem mooring. supplied by the terminal. a vessel should proceed to within its designated anchorage. (vi) Mooring and Hose Handling: Equipment supplied by the terminal shall be taken on board using the terminal lifting gear. (vii) Should the Mooring Master. 9␥ 04' N. Masters are reminded that Mooring Masters must be afforded boarding facilities complying with accepted international standards. SPM No. (v) The close-alongside derrick should be topped.5' N. is to be completed by all vessels requested to do so. (ii) A vessel may be required to vacate a berth. Classification Society and year built ETA in Local Time (GMT ␣ 7 hours) Owner/Manager and years with Summer deadweight and length overall Segregated or clean ballast. but this does not exempt the vessel from having operational marine VHF sets. State of Readiness: (i) Main engines and essential machinery must be maintained in a state of readiness. give assistance in attempts to recover them. The assigned Mooring Master (or his relief) will remain onboard the vessel from the time of boarding until the vessel clears the berth. The terminal reserves the right to recover expenses so incurred. Craft Alongside: no small craft. Vessel’s personnel must be available to take the equipment on board and carry out mooring and hose handling duties as advised by the Mooring Master. hawser with 54 mm. 3. without incident.000 tons. pilot the vessel from the fo’c’sle. 1973’’. his attention is drawn to the depth of water.ERAWAN Mooring Masters: 1. chain. hawser with 76 mm. (ii) Vessels scheduled to berth at the terminal will normally berth port side alongside or bow-to-bow in tandem.000 tons while at the terminal. or in the loading berth. BERTHING: Operational Requirements: 1. circumference and 500 ft. TUGS: One service vessel with tug capability and equipped with pollution/detergent spraying and foam fire fighting systems available. a rope of at least 8 in. No main engine repairs are allowed whilst vessels are secured in the loading berth. (vii) Mooring in Tandem at the Terminal: (a) Vessels should have ready. Note: Any vessel whose last port was in Thailand. hose strings. (iv) The terminal reserves the right to request Master to amend their arrival draft. A guideline for suitable draft is provided by applying the following criteria: (i) Moulded draft amidships (dm. RESTRICTIONS: Vessel Size Restrictions: Alongside: Vessels of a max. 2. MAX. may berth at the terminal. Regulation 13. 1: an area 1 mile in radius based on Lat. should the Mooring Master consider that conditions so warrant. 4. Minimum for the terminal will be 5. length to be used to connect to the hawser pick-up line. (iii) Adequate vessel personnel are to be available for all loading/deballasting operations and any emergency situation. 6.000 barrels. (d) Adjustment of mooring lines must only be undertaken in the presence of the Mooring Master. (c) Standard mooring consists of 5 head lines. There are also two inflatable dinghies for use by the Mooring Master. He will. the vessel’s Master will be afforded adequate advance notice to prepare. All vessels berthing alongside must maintain their deadweight below 70. in duplicate and the Master must sign and return to the Mooring Master one copy before the Vessel moves from the boarding point. Inert Gas System: All vessels over 20. 9␥ 04. All Mooring Masters carry their own radios. Mooring will be as the plan agreed between Mooring Master and the vessel’s Master. This guideline is in accordance with the requirements of the ‘‘International Conference on Marine Pollution. Pumping Rates: Maximum for the terminal will be 20. subject to support vessel availability and terminal operational requirements. Mooring at the Terminal: (i) The use of tug(s) is the Mooring Master’s or Terminal Manager’s decision. loading and emergency operations shall be conducted in accordance with the following: (i) Company’s Terminal Regulations See guidelines on how to compile and submit information to us (page xi). Terminal Operations will. An Officer must be on duty and available at all times.) in metres to be not less than dm. Loss of Anchor(s) and/or Anchor Cables: in the event that a vessel should lose anchor(s) and/or anchor cable.000 d. in suitable weather conditions. (iv) Mooring alongside the terminal: (a) Initial mooring lines will be passed to the terminal by messengers passed to the vessel using a line throwing gun.w. where ship’s personnel may be required to abandon ship. (iv) Terminal personnel will normally board the vessel after berthing to advise on loading hose connection. Indiscriminate working of moorings may cause damage to both the vessel and the terminal. when secured alongside.02 L (length). (e) Vessels fitted with tension winches must have them on ‘‘Manual Brake’’. Vessels should maintain a continuous 24-hour VHF radio listening watch on Channel 16 and Channel 17 for further advice or berthing instructions from Terminal Control.015 L (length). in agreement with the vessel’s Master. including berthing. 101␥ 10' E. Typically an approximate 25% Summer deadweight ballast condition should normally achieve these criteria. a continuous watch should be maintained on the vessel’s fo’c’sle. that is considered acceptable to the terminal./hr. 2.000 bbls. RADIO: Standard Message required from Vessels: (aa) (bb) (cc) (dd) (ee) (ff) (gg) (hh) (ii) (jj) (kk) (ll) (mm) Name and call sign of vessel Flag. For the purpose of being ‘‘arrived’’. and a minimum length such that two of the terminal fenders will lay alongside the parallel body. deballasting. To prevent accidental release. hose string that will be connected to the vessel’s port manifold. all in accordance with Appendix ‘A’ (Not reproduced). 2. The minimum acceptable lifting amount will be 10. or equivalent report. the Mooring Master will hand to the Master of the vessel a letter entitled ‘‘Conditions of Entry into and Use of Erawan Terminal’’. 101␥ 25' E. (v) While tandem moored. should ask its Agent to contact Unocal’s Production Operations Department or the terminal. chafe chain or a 14 in. The operations. Notwithstanding the above criteria. Masters are cautioned that fines will be incurred for non-compliance. Lifeboats: except in an emergency. on the fo’c’sle. with regard to the vessel’s freeboard. (viii) The Vessel Questionnaire. (ii) Trim by the stern not greater than 0. the cable stoppers should be utilised until advised to the contrary by the Mooring Master. and give the above information prior to the vessel sailing. under no obligation. should be contained onboard in a sanitary condition until the vessel clears the Restricted Area. (b) Advice on connecting loading hoses is given by terminal personnel. 5. 3. ␦ 2. The use of anchor marking buoys is recommended. that it considers unacceptable. without explanation. Vessels scheduled to load should have both anchors cleared away ready for emergency use. Galley waste. are available for loading condensate. (v) Use of Anchors: Use of a vessel’s anchors in the loading berths is not permitted. rigged and secured inboard during berthing/unberthing operations. 2 springs and 4 stern lines and 2 springs. compatible with safe manoeuvring. Term of Acceptance – Conditions of Entry: After boarding. Should a loaded vessel be returning to the anchorage. the Mooring Master will not necessarily anchor the vessel. Also see ‘‘Berthing – Operational Requirements’’. however. other than those on official business. (viii) Loading Hose: (a) Loading will be via a single 16 in. THAILAND (ii) Oil Companies International Marine Forum/International Chamber of Shipping (OCIMF/ICS). the terminal reserves the right to reject any vessel.000 bbls. (iii) Should starboard side alongside berthing be required.0 ␣ 0. it is expected that the Chief Officer will be on stand-by there with suitable communications to the bridge. Officers and crew If any pollution incidents or port prohibitions in last 2 years Cargo requirements in barrels (GSV) Draft on arrival Last port Confirmation that all cargo tanks are inert with an oxygen content below 8%. 4. for boarding. If clean. either in the anchorage. (b) All mooring wires used must have synthetic rope tails with a breaking strength at least 20% greater than the breaking load of wires to which they are attached. if such draft is deemed to interfere with safe operations. (vi) Loading Hoses: (a) 2␺8 in. remain aboard until the vessel clears the terminal area. and which is unable to give full Notice of Arrival. Shifting Anchorage: vessels required to vacate or re-anchor in the recommended anchorage should inform Terminal Control. SIZE: See ‘‘Restrictions’’. Long. will be allowed alongside.

AUTHORITY: Unocal Thailand Ltd. and assist in mooring. Adequate provision should be made to receive a minimal ‘‘overrun’’ of condensate after the ‘‘stop’’ has been requested. for whatever reason. 4. Cargo Manifest. Clear and concise operational advice from the vessel is requested. Max. it must be maintained on Channel 17. It will make fast with one tugline on starboard bow. Quality and Quantity Report. Radio: 72 hours prior to arrival at the Unocal Field. In the event that the vessel’s Master requires to issue a Note of Protest. (b) Two foam-making branches on hoses should be laid out forward and aft. 10. FAX: ␣66 (2) 545 5554. Tankers: 2␺8 in. Tugs: One supply vessel ‘‘Smit Belait’’ available.). 6. On arrival. and unable to give full Notice of Arrival. Terminal – Mooring Master and vessel’s personnel). if not ANSI B 76.p. b) The Eastern Approach Channel is 2 miles wide at its narrowest point and based on a line joining Lat. name of vessel and call sign ETA in GMT and date cargo requirements deballasting time required maximum loading rate vessel’s draft on arrival if there is any sickness aboard or clean Bill of Health last port of call any hull.h. would not produce traces of oil on the surface of the water or on adjoining shorelines.0' E and Lat. one from the south and the other from the east. VHF: First contact to be made on Channel 16. explosives. Acceptance and treatment of dirty ballast is not available. The Mooring Master will carry a hand-held radio to facilitate communication between all parties concerned (i. 2. The terminal requests a minimum of 15 minutes notice prior to either a change of pumping rate or cessation of loading. API of Erawan Condensate is 57. Time: GMT plus 7 hours throughout the year. 2 Personal Property Declaration. no documents required. 8. since oil was last carried therein. hoses to be connected on port manifold. 101␥ 25' E. Chart No. 08␥ 45' N./hr. he should do so on the vessel’s headed paper and append the vessel’s stamp. 9. Unberthing day and night. and inert gas systems are fully operational is there a derrick/crane at the port manifold. During unberthing. adjacent to the loading manifolds. Vessel’s personnel may pass through the terminal in an emergency. FSO Manager (Fax: ␣66 (2) 937 9998. xi for details) . DOCUMENTS: 6 Crew Lists. TV. centred on Lat. when 1 mile off ‘‘FSU Erawan’’. working on Channel 17 with ‘‘FSU Erawan’’. Bill of Lading Documents: The terminal will prepare all the necessary documentation required for the particular cargo parcels loaded on the vessel (Bill of lading. FRESH WATER: Not available. oxygen % content of all tanks will be measured. Tower III. in accordance with procedure given in (vi). in conjunction with the Terminal Manager. (iv) Loading hoses are regularly pressure tested to ensure their integrity. 11.000 tonnes. Keep well clear of Light Ko Liang and after passing Ko Liang Hnua on the starboard side keep equidistant from Ko Talibing and Ko Liang Hnua. The only chart available is B. which cannot comply with the requirements of (i) above and have to retain ballast on board. TIME: GMT plus 7 hours. and based on a line between Lat. Repairs: Not allowed. including Cargo and Customs Documentation and the shipping documents. Max.47' E. It is the loading vessel Master’s responsibility to stop cargo on completion of loading. 101␥ 20. Pilotage: Compulsory. Loading may not be commenced if payment of charges has not been effected. Any residues accumulating whilst the vessel is in port should be retained on board.000 b. 101␥ 25' E.e. 2 Stores Lists (including dangerous drugs.m. (vii) Masters are advised that a prolonged slow loading rate (5. Currents: Currents in the area are predominately SE’ly and seldom exceed 1 knot. Water depth is approximately 200 ft. bulkhead. ASA 150 or equivalent confirmation that all cargo tanks are inert with oxygen below 8%. if it were discharged into clean calm water on a clear day. or cause a sludge or emulsion to be deposited beneath the surface of the water or upon adjoining shorelines. Email: mharris@unocal. 5. Loading rate approximately 3. BALLAST: Ballast Discharge and Pollution Control: (i) The discharge of bilges or dirty ballast water from crude oil vessels into the Gulf of Thailand is strictly prohibited. B 1560. 09␥ 04' N. SHIPMASTER’S REPORT: March 1993 (Updated 1996). should have their Agent contact the Unocal Company or terminal and give their ETA prior to sailing. Location: Erawan Terminal (Floating Storage Unit). the port side derrick will be used. bonded items. Terminal and other charges will be paid by vessel’s Agents. radio. are advised that any deadfreight so incurred will be for the vessel’s account. SCB Park Plaza (East Building). especially when changing over tanks and when stopping cargo. wind speed 25 knots. Radar: On approach. when special arrangements can be made through the vessel’s Agent. engines to be kept on short notice. 101␥ 32' E and Lat. ERAWAN Vessel’s Agent: All the vessel’s business. Advice should be sent by cable via Bangkok Radio. up to Ko Liang Hnua Point (bearing 190␥␺4 miles approx. radars have to be switched off.com). 101␥ 25' E. By clean ballast. 09␥ 14. valve or pipeline leaks on vessel.)’’ ‘‘Standby’’ to stop. Heavy fines will be incurred by vessels discharging oil or oil polluted water whilst at the terminal. Anchorage: The anchorage is an area of 1 mile radius. 09␥ 04' N. 09␥ 05. Export tanker fullest displacement when alongside ‘‘FSU Erawan’’. It will bring Pilot and Loading Master on board. 2500 Readers are encouraged to send updates/additions (see p.000 cu. tug will pull the head of ‘‘FSU Erawan’’ away from the tanker.. (iii) Ship’s Bilges: Ships should arrive at the terminal with bilges pumped empty. Long. (ii) Vessels presented for loading. They will then deballast and on completion of deballasting will resume loading. with a minimum safe working load of 10 tons. Segregation of ballast water and oil cargo is the responsibility of the vessel’s Master.THAILAND (ix) For tandem mooring. Approaches: The terminal approach is through the Unocal’s gasfields restricted zone via two approach channels. SHORE LEAVE: Shore leave for visiting vessel’s personnel is not permitted. it is meant that ballast in a tank which. vessels should advise Unocal Thailand of their ETA. (x) Special Requirements for Vessel’s Loading at the terminal: (a) The vessel’s deck fire water main should be kept pressurised to normal operating pressure at all times. Berthing Master will board vessel in or near export tanker anchorage. MEDICAL: Medical facilities are only available in an emergency. etc. approximately 300 miles South of Bangkok in position Lat. and deballasting controlled accordingly. Long.). Note of Protest: Under no circumstances should any endorsement be superimposed on the cargo Bill of Lading. 7. Tel: ␣66 (2) 545 5555. The Master’s name should be printed or typed beneath his signature. and be maintained ready for immediate use. 13. or less) is unacceptable.A. 2 Cargo Manifests. only Port Clearance from last port. ship’s wireless sets. (iii) Masters of vessels are cautioned that no facilities exist which allow excess loaded cargo to be pumped back to the terminal.35' N. This place is good for anchoring. 19 Ratchadapisek Road. An updated ETA should be sent 48 hours and again 24 hours prior to arrival at the Unocal field. 12. Thailand. ‘‘Stop loading’’. All communications should be addressed to Section Head Gas and Condensate Sales. Under no circumstances should the loading vessel valves be closed against the terminal loading pumps. Chatuchak. Otherwise all documents to be dealt with as under Sriracha. Long. CARGO OPERATIONS: (i) Masters are required to maintain their vessel in a safe operating condition. Long. Long. Thailand. 101␥ 35' E and Lat. (ii) Vessels arriving with clean ballast in their cargo tanks may first be required to load an amount of cargo equal to the amount of ballast to be discharged. Long. 3. Second advice volume aboard. 4 Passenger Lists. Long. operated by Unocal Thailand. GENERAL: Customs Clearance: Customs clearance inward and outward will be the responsibility of the vessel’s Agents. Vessels must arrive with clean ballast only for discharge to the sea. FUEL: Not available. Telex: 82632 UNOCAL TH. Certificate or Origin and Tanker Time and Loading Report).5' N. If the vessel is fitted with a VHF radio in the cargo control room. Vessels whose last port was in Thailand. Depth of water is about 10 m. The Company is not responsible for overloading any vessel under any circumstances. whilst loading pumps stop and valves close. has been so cleaned that effluent therefrom. Size: LOA 250 m. 09␥ 09' N. is situated in the Central Gulf of Thailand. a) The Southern Approach Channel is 2 miles wide at its narrowest point. KANTANG: 07␥ 25' N 99␥ 31' E SHIPMASTER’S REPORT: April 1982. Non-compliance with procedures could incur delays to the vessel’s account while papers are being completed. Documents: When coming from a port in Thailand. (vi) Completing Cargo Loading – Stop Procedure: Vessel to terminal notification required as follows: 15 minutes notice 5 minutes ‘‘Standby to stop loading’’ ‘‘Slow down to (state thousands of bbls. 5th Floor. The vessel’s arrival freeboard must not be exceeded. (v) Good communications between the vessel and Terminal Control are essential. These documents will be prepared in advance to enable Early Departure Procedures to be adopted. The Company accepts no responsibility for any co-mingling of oil and water./hr. Restrictions: Berthing daylight only. 3942. which could affect loading or cause pollution distance in feet from bow to the cargo manifold flange dimensions of vessel’s manifold.0. 101␥ 30. REPAIRS: No facilities. 09␥ 04' N. Contact: Captain Michael E Harris. PORT LIMITS: Vessels anchored in the bay between Ko Talibing and Ko Liang Hnua are considered to be ‘‘arrived ships’’. not to exceed 70. with copy to Manager FSU and Marine Control SLQ. Telex: 82632 UNOCAL TH. The vessel’s manifold valves should remain closed until the Mooring Master requests the vessel’s personnel to open them. Fax: ␣66 (2) 541 1436 or Tel: ␣66 (2) 541 1970. Notice of Arrival should state: 1. will be conducted by the vessel’s Agent. due to the operational constraints of the terminal condensate metering system. ARRIVAL: No large scale chart is available.5. Bangkok 10900.

09␥ 12' N. is conspicuous on radar and helps to check position. to assist with advice on ropes.0 m. at low water and minimum 16 ft. The policy is to stop loading when draft reaches 9.W. Two normal 200 m.5 m. the Supervisor attends on bridge to assist/advise. 09␥ 12.0 m. The Pilot uses Thai tide tables for Ko Prap to the North.000 tonnes on rising tide. at Neaps. Bonded Stores were not sealed or examined. 99␥ 56. PILOTAGE: Not compulsory. Shore scale read 10. using ship’s hoses. This enabled lines to be kept on tension winches. No. Anchor is also used on approach (up to 5 shackles paid out during shifting and 3 shackles on berthing). wires. Fresh water is available from shore. See guidelines on how to compile and submit information to us (page xi). SIZE: There are no tide tables for the port. The sea bed shelves gradually and evenly.W.: LOA: Beam: Cargo Loaded: Final Draft: 29.e. Long.t. This course passes 7 cables South of the wreck charted in position about Lat. Long.8' N. higher than scale. Price is very high.. 24. ropes each end. which can swing enough to load one hatch of this vessel’s beam. HEALTH: No Port Health Officer available. A total of 16. Berth: Gypsum Berth No. there is a Customs check post at the mouth of the river and the vessel has to stop for Customs check and sign the register. come more to the North and anchor about 1. draft – load to max.0' N. It is supposed to be the remains of a wooden fishing boat and the fishermen say it has now vanished.5 ft. 2 mooring lines joined together would not fit onto drums of tension winches.832 g.1 m. etc.E. Hence Free Pratique not required. Gypsum berth is situated at South end of Laem Na Than. minimum 14. Long. To obtain required length of lines. MAX. The headland of Laem Kho Kwang. Using tables for heights at Pak Phun. Max. Six mooring lines to be 280 m. BERTHING: As the tide was flooding. we berthed heading South.. Shackles are not suitable as the connection has to pass round winch drums. BERTHING: Berth is approximately 140 m. about 2. The Pilot was very good. The ship has to be shifted to load each hold. A third jetty is planned to the N. preferably 4.5 m. Pilot and his assistant. above the sea bed. is available.4 m. and the ship must sail immediately.p. heights vary from 0. On receipt of the ETA the local Agents will arrange berthing. draft 9. Nakorn Si Thammarat (Sumpun Mining Wharf). 09␥ 12. Aft 9. i. ETAs. REPATRIATION: No crew changes possible. Pilotage distance is about 15 miles up the river. Old jetty: 15.5 ft.1' E.0' E. in moderate to rough conditions. Said to be vessel always afloat at 9.7 m.. Small boat assists with running lines.500 h. Caution recommended with regard to water depths. Watch the bearing of the South hill of Laem Na Than carefully as the tidal streams set the ship quite strongly North or South of her course.e.8 m. UKC). off the jetty. Ships are moored to buoys off the jetty and are loaded via a fixed conveyor. The hill at the South end is conspicuous as the coast South from there is low and fringed with a beach. LOA 167 m. ␺35 m.5 m. The offshore anchor is let go after clearing the buoys astern. The depths increase immediately to seaward of the berth. but it is recommended that the Master does this himself. However.t. good mooring ropes are therefore required. to 2. The final load is done on the rising tide.76 m.. and interpolates between them. sounding round is advisable.0 m. The maximum depth in the river at high water is about 5. Depth of water: There is a depth marker on quay.0 m. One copy of each list was sufficient. GENERAL: Stores: No ship chandler. either join two lines together or cut up older lines to obtain length. but very slow. Wharf Foreman will board at anchorage and will give berthing advice. at Springs and as low as 3. FRESH WATER: Available.W. and L. Ship’s particulars: 15. 3963 (Laem Kho Kwang to Lang Suan) to a scale of 1:240. Vessel can lie alongside in good to fair conditions. Priority given to loading LASH barges. Arms List. Sometimes delays up to 1 hour is normal.. we decided on actual sequence. Draft 8.0 m. reducing speed after crossing the 20 m. 2. Pilot boards with assistant and Port Supervisor. TUGS: None available. 1 is the Southernmost and older. Pilot on bridge. but should be held off quay 2. 2501 . and maximum 22. 24. Counting lorries seems to be the only means of measurement. Trimming: By small bulldozer. 100␥ 00.. One tug of 1.75 m. DOCUMENTS: Same documents as Bangkok. Loading operations ran very smoothly.T. make for position Lat. are in attendance. up to 7 shackles will have been paid out. The loading should be restricted as per the tidal conditions. CUSTOMS ALLOWANCES: 200 cigarettes and 1 bottle of spirits. The Agent deals with formalities and requires the following documents: Crew List. 2. There are 2 boats available to run lines and a small tug stands-by for mooring and unmooring.W. This wreck was not visible. The final loading is planned using readings taken from the tide gauge on the jetty...p. then on the flood tide top-off to about 0. 2 (North). (approx. Pilot available. CONSULS: No consulates or embassies. due to 1. with a maximum sailing draft of 9. Berthing is also done by him. Soundings from the ship indicated that the water was a little shallower. CRANES: One mobile crane of 5 ton capacity is available.0 nautical miles off the berth in 9.0 miles S.. – 9. pork.0 m.000 kg. 23. When shifting ship. After passing the position of the wreck. Pilot boards at the anchorage and takes the vessel up to Kantang.5 m. Summer draft 9. Generally half the wharf is occupied by LASH barges. OVERVIEW: Vessel: D. sea running at times. which had eyes each end (footwires used for log lashing).2' E. CARGO OPERATIONS: Loading: One belt conveyor for loading gypsum in bulk. Lowest low water 8. We joined section of old line plus 22 mm. OVERVIEW: Vessel anchored 1. (C. and Pak Phun to the South. length each.w. TELEPHONES: Trunk calls can be made from the main Telephone Exchange. though not very powerful. 09␥ 12. Long. – 3. 180 m. above LLW.7 m. Draft 9. and the two jetties are very small.2 m. to even keel draft of 9.000 d. long. length. of the town of Khanom. it would be difficult if drum ends had to be used for shifting.4 m. 99␥ 53.000 d. The first thing we saw was a ship at anchor off the berth. i. long. MAX. However.8 m. Forward 9. should be sent from the previous port by cable. ANCHORAGES: Lat. This was successful. Loading Master. The main exports are cement in bags. to 1.A. Foreman and Draft Surveyor board at anchor. OPENING/CLOSING HATCHES: MacGregor hatches opened and closed by crew. VHF: Not available. Due to shallow waters and absence of chart it is recommended to take the services of the local Pilot. While the vessel is being loaded it sits on the bottom at low tide and again floats at high tide.E. 1. beam 26 m. at high water. On berthing. deeper than the tide gauge. CARGO GEAR: Supplied by the Stevedores. APPROACHES: From S. Loaded last 2. List of Arrival and Departure dates at the last few ports. Since the vessel is not afloat at all times the cargo calculations and distribution should be accurate.5 m. Supplied by a small boat of 4 tons capacity. We were told that zero on the tide gauge is about 0. mooring ropes should be lashed together eye to eye.6 m.). Laem Na Than consists of a series of very steep wooded hills. The rising tide sets to the North.0 m. fish.KANTANG While going up and down river. rate 500 – 550 tonnes per hour. Agent takes all paperwork. Vessel boarded at anchorage by Agent.0 m.40 m. draft can go alongside. PILOTAGE: Not available. FUEL: High speed diesel is available. DOCUMENTS: Agent. Depths can be difficult to ascertain. no authorities boarded. One oil berth also available. We loaded. The barges are loaded once a month. dropping sheer into the sea. Long. Stores and Bond List. allowable air draft is 11. An assistant is stationed at bow and stern to advise on moorings. SIZE: New jetty: 25. 2: Position Lat.25 m. RADIO: No way of communicating with the port from vessel. Passenger List. (See Plan) LOCATION: Khanom. less than the tide gauge reading. 99␥ 54' E. though he speaks only local language. BERTHING: New Jetty: Vessel is moored to 6 buoys (3 forward and 3 aft) and is kept 3. Vessel is to be equipped with 6 lines of at least 240 m. There are two jetties. no degree of certainty.D.. Contact the Pilot on VHF Channel 16. The following remarks refer to Jetty No. The berth is very hard to see as the gypsum stockpiles are hidden behind a wooded hill. contour. REPAIRS: Small repairs can be effected. We used tug’s line for unberthing. THAILAND Ships soundings approximately 15 cm.432 tonnes. It is moved from the stockpile to the conveyor in 16 ton lorries.w..844 tonnes. on this occasion. Market is very close to the berth where fresh vegetables. Bottom soft mud and sand. Gypsum is quarried about 200 km.800 tonnes gypsum).S. All positions refer to this chart.000. Pilot gives advice/information on berthing and suggested loading sequence. GANGWAY/DECK WATCHMEN: Recommended.. of at least 380 m. KHANOM: 09␥ 12' N 99␥ 54' E SHIPMASTER’S REPORT: October 1988. SHIPMASTER’S REPORT: March 1993. assistant aft and Supervisor forward. He was very experienced and proved invaluable.0 m. weight 2. and 2 to be 220 m. of Jetty No. This is an old sea-going tug and not very manoeuvrable.. When about 7 miles from Laem Na Than. away and brought by road in 25 ton lorries to be stockpiled near the berth. but pushes as required. It can also stretch or retract. at about Lat. Loading by single loader. When in position. 99␥ 56' E.5 m. depth alongside quay (vessel 10.. fish meal and rubber in pellets which is mainly exported in LASH barges.5 miles East of Jetty No. 09␥ 00' N.0 m. Small tankers with about 4 m. Check shore scale every hour and sound round each H. about 0. Chart: Largest scale chart available is B. and maximum 16. SHIPMASTER’S REPORT: September 1993. No mutton available but live goats can be purchased. and the ebb runs to the South. bring the South end of the headland onto a bearing of 273␥T and steer to make good a course of 273␥T. Three lineboats of about 250 h.3' N. Crew Effects Declaration. The ground is soft sand. Hand leadline sounding at berth indicated depths minimum 10 ft. Shifting: Good co-operation required with Foreman as vessel had to shift 3 or 4 times for each hatch. Pilot. beef and chicken available. where the town of Ban Na Dan is shown on the chart.t. Loading rate up to 800 tonnes/hr. The ship will require 3. etc.50 m. supplied by Pilot. which is closer inshore.

vessels will leave the berth and wait at anchor. To seek the deepest water. ready to load. This berth can handle vessels up to 190 m. and we were told there were no medical facilities. CARGO OPERATIONS: Gypsum is tipped into a hopper at the landward end of the jetty..0 m. 2: Two Pilots and the Supervisor board with the Agent at the anchorage. After passing position Lat.6 m. 09␥ 24' N. 1 is the older. draft of 9. so shifting vessels between hold runs is not required.0 m. During the N. Max. heading North. Long. The bulldozer weighs about 3 tons./tonne. Monsoon. It is reported that the tide gauge depth covers the whole area off the Eastern Jetty. Weather: During the N. loading will be stopped and the ship shifted to bring the midship hatch under the loader. There are additional buoys to seaward near the No. so unless the cargo can be loaded exactly on the Centre of Flotation. The ship is positioned about 3. this was not an acurate reading. 3 in total. The jetty supports a fixed loader which can swing through an arc of about 20 m. Depth: The Pilot reported that an allowance of 0. but slightly to seaward. Berth No. 2 of which are joined end to end with 2 other ropes with shackles. The Agent and Pilots were all provided by the Charterer. in the lee of Ko Samui. the Pilot advises that it is best to keep clear. if available. No attempt is made to trim level with the loading arm. a patch 0. when each hatch is finished. long on an alignment of about 087␥ – 267␥. aft. Stowage factor is quoted as about 30 cu. During this season.) in an Easterly direction to the gas fields. Long. The Pilots have a set procedure for running the lines. The vessel is finally moored about 1. It is necessary to have a minimum of 6 mooring lines at each end.1' E. about 1. providing a berth 70 m. A gas pipeline is reported to have been laid from Khanom Power Station (Approx. 99␥ 53. though there is presumably something at Surat Thani. Mooring lines are passed to the mooring buoys by 3 mooring boats and the vessel is moved into position by heaving on the moorings and the anchor is slacked away to about 7 or 8 shackles. a continuous watch should be kept on VHF Channel 16. Monsoon.5 miles East of the jetty and South of Lat. has been reported by local fishermen to the Pilot as non-existent. giving a total depth of 10. 09␥ 12. These can be single 200 m. However. especially during the N. the ship sheered badly and the cable had to be hove in to keep ship off the jetty. After warping into position. and connected to the shore by a trestle about 200 m. As the tide rises. 2 additional breast ropes are run out parallel. and during the N.. but with swell. draft of 7. If the set procedure is followed. the depth is great enough to ring full away and proceed on passage. 1 buoys fore and aft.0 m. The weather was calm. BERTHING: The gypsum loading facility (See ‘‘Plan’’) is privately owned and consists of 2 jetties on steel piles and a small quay built out from Laem Na Than for the loading of natural crude rock gypsum in bulk. RADIO: Communications should be through the Agents.1' E. at low water and 9. aligned about 357␥ – 177␥.. from the South side of the Point. a large number of small fishing boats work off the berth. The Pilot and local representative are equipped with VHF walkie-talkies which they use to contact vessels at anchor. 99␥ 52. A loading rate of 732 tonnes per hour was achieved for 35. 09␥ 14.5 m. Shore mooring lines.ft. Long. The tide gauge was reading 10.2 m.W. loading to a max. and the ship’s officers are requested to record the level hourly whilst alongside. It is therefore not recommended to anchor North of Lat.83 m. xi for details) . 2 to top-off. and a minimum depth under-keel of 0. 1 stern line. Cargo figures are calculated by draft survey. SHORE LEAVE: No restrictions. SHIPMASTER’S REPORT: December 1993. Departure: Tugs and lineboats ease the ship away from the jetty.0' N. Monsoon. Airdraft on this berth is estimated to be about 8. to dust and is brought from the stockpile to the loading hopper ashore by lorry and then to the vessel by conveyor belt. airdraft is 11. long. on the first approach to the berth from the South. This vessel sailed at 9. Monsoon and swell. East of the jetty.THAILAND Four long lines are run to buoys at each end. was recorded.0 m. with a max. KHANOM Jetty No. the trimming effect must be allowed for at the earlier stop.0 m. The final stage of the belt is a telescopic and swivelling arm. light contact was made. off the end of the jetty. it must be constantly attended as the vessel is not alongside. but the shallow water and limited airdraft make deballasting difficult. The loader on this berth is able to move through the 70 m. I do not think this could be described as a safe berth. it is an efficient operation. The berth is totally exposed to seaward. assists as required. inspite of this.2' E. at high water.w. the ship is very hard to turn as she is so near the bottom. 99␥ 53. and after anchoring.5 m.p. TIME: GMT plus 7 hours. MEDICAL: Medical attention is available for minor ailments locally and for more major problems at Surat Thani.8 m. 2. The ship’s cranes or derricks must be used for this. inside the 10 m. the ship must be shifted every few hours. 1 extends about 40 m. Tide: The tide is reported to be about 1. It is used by smaller ships that frequently shift to Berth No. Cargo: Natural crude rock gypsum is mined some 180 km.8' N. Jetty No. loading rate is about 800 t.000 d. length of the berth. Approach is made either from the South on light draft.. 09␥ 12. Max. no attempts to board the vessel were made. Mooring: Mooring at both berths is to buoys with the offshore anchor used and starboard side to at Jetty No. which can be used to double up on moorings in the Monsoon. less water was noted during the approach.8 m. 1: Berth No.. but it is advisable to prepare longer lines if possible (See ‘‘Plan’’).7 m. Shifting Ship: Shifting ship between holds is supervised by a Pilot and Supervisor who remain on board throughout loading and oversee all aspects of the operation. by GPS after applying corrections.8 m. 09␥ 12. Immobilisation of the main engine is not to be recommended. Stowage factor is around 30 cu. Maintain dead slow until soundings indicate adequate under-keel clearance. keeping the old jetty at the South end of Laem Na Than bearing 273␥T. Berth No. and the 2 Pilots/Loading Masters stay for the last 24 hours. position Lat. One Pilot and the Supervisor take stations fore and aft to advise the Officers and ratings of the mooring arrangements and also take charge of the mooring operations.. but we landed personnel using ship’s cranes. When the draft reaches 9. wide) is well fendered with used tyres and now slightly rounded at the ends due to contact with vessels. the jetty has to be repaired. It was noted on berthing that a steel bracket on the Southern end of the jetty had previously been fractured. or lashings. The Agent said that the plant would provide a launch to the seaward accommodation ladder./ton.0 m. 2. when long delays are possible.4' N. Shore officials board and leave by scrambling along the (moving) conveyor belt. but prices are high. especially in the N. Larger vessels may start loading on this berth and then move to Berth No. The rock varies in size from about 15 cm. Sheltered anchorage can be obtained in position Lat. over the vessel with an outreach of about 18 m.3' N. A Supervisor stays aboard during the load. off the jetty. the shore equipment being landed to the tug for return ashore. Occasionally during shifting.ft. 2502 Readers are encouraged to send updates/additions (see p. There is a tide gauge on the South side of Jetty No. Bonded stores in particular are more than double average prices elsewhere. However. two as breast ropes inshore of the jetty.. so it is usually wet from rain. There was no unauthorised boarding and pilfering. inland and is brought to Khanom by lorry convoys and is stockpiled ashore in the open. REPATRIATION: Vessel was advised before arrival that repatriation was not very practical and any crew changes should be arranged at ports before or after Khanom. efficient and helpful. during the N. 09␥ 12' N. on steel piles of rather fragile construction.53 m. The original square end (35 m. Judging by its appearance. It is necessary to shift the vessel between runs for access to each hold. 2 is about 30 m. Long. If the ship’s brow is used. However. all went well. GENERAL: The Pilots and Loading Masters seemed very competent and apart from the shifting. long.t. It is concrete topped on steel piles with 2 fendered dolphins. The anchorage off the berth is exposed to the N.. or 11. 2 to seaward and 2 more or less ahead and astern. a small bulldozer is hoisted in to trim level. After this is let go. Every Winter.5 hours drive away.6 m. and time must be allowed for the bulldozer to finish the last hold. beam. Mooring at Jetty No.E.E. or from the East passing North of the outer Southern buoys and the starboard anchor is let go when the outer buoys are in line with the bow. Long.. and if this is followed.. 2 is a ‘T’ jetty extending about 200 m. cargo will be loaded into this hatch until the final draft is reached.0' E. Monsoon. The loading plan must be made out to reduce shifting to the minimum. 1 and portside to at Jetty No. There is no opportunity to adjust fore and aft trim. The jetty is of steel pile construction. 99␥ 56. Long. and it is reported that thefts from vessels in this area are unknown. – 3. one close East and one close West of the berth for protection.. OVERVIEW: Berth: Gypsum berth (Lat.000 tonnes loaded.E. are available for an extra line aft and also for additional lines if required for bad weather. so sufficient crew must be kept aboard to handle 8 ropes and the cable. In calm weather. This was found to be a good anchorage with 6 shackles in about 12.5' N. 09␥ 12.E. so it is advisable to arrive with plenty. LOA and 31 m.h. It is reported that during the S. who remains on board throughout and will modify the vessel’s loading and ballast programme according to the tide conditions and to minimise shifting of the vessel and maximise cargo lifted. 1: Jetty No. forward and 8. is made for the maximum drafts allowed. and conveyed to the ship. steer to make good course 093␥T.). East of the Point. No continuous watch is kept ashore.5' E. line. GENERAL: Provisions and bonded stores are available. DOCUMENTS: Clearance is carried out by the Agent who takes all the required papers to the officials ashore. A tug of 1. about 200 m. rise and fall. that has a limited amount of range over the hatch. it is not unusual for a number of vessels to be anchored waiting to load. 99␥ 53' E. All staff employed were found to be pleasant to deal with. and if wind speeds are expected to exceed 20 knots for a period. airdraft is 12.500 h. Monsoon. APPROACHES: The wreck in position Lat. The position of the head of the jetty is about Lat. FRESH WATER: Not available. The previous day’s readings are used to predict the final day’s high tide in order to complete loading on a rising tide to load the maximum cargo. No stores are available. 2 to complete. 90␥ 12. It can handle vessels up to about 8. repairs are in arrears.5' N.E. Max. Instead.0 m. However during one squall. there is a continuous low swell causing the vessel to roll alongside.p. its seaward face festooned with a random assortment of truck and tractor tyres. Monsoon all is peace and tranquility.E. the shifting is efficiently carried out without the assistance of main engines. The ship must not lie against it.0 m. The wind speed is watched carefully and the Pilot will not take vessels alongside in winds above 15 – 20 knots. helped by the anchor and No. 2: Jetty No. lengths. as described for approach. at the South end of the area. The Power Station is of recent construction and is reported to supply a large area.E. The ship must sail before high water. 100␥ 00. All stages of loading are supervised by the Pilot.4 m. and no passes needed. and the Pilot advises that on occasions vessels have left the berth with the trimming bulldozer and shore moorings on board and completed trimming in this position. ships are apparently thrown against it. Monsoon. ANCHORAGES: Vessels are advised to anchor in position 1.

3: DWT: Cargo: Length: Width: Max draft: Bow to manifold: Stern to manifold: Water depth: Berth No. 3 mooring buoys forward and 3 mooring buoys aft are available.0m (min) 3. DOCUMENTS: Same as other Thailand ports.. 4 1 Crew List Immigration Form No.). the ship’s Master. 13␥ 08' 00" N. Chart: We could not find any large scale chart or detailed illustration.000 dwt (max). motor gasoline 140. but for larger ships (over 10. 7 and one at the end of the causeway.0m 12.23 m. Charts: The following charts are recommended for use when approaching Ko Si Chang Port: BA Chart No 986 US NOAA Chart No 93244 Thai Chart Nos 001. the ship can make her final approach for berthing or to the anchorage.6' E.000 dwt (min) High speed diesel. The Pilot uses a service boat to board arriving vessels or ships at anchor.000 tonnes dwt.072 tonnes. as follows: one on MD No.28 18. ANCHORAGES: About 1. 1. one will assist Chief Officer and the other will assist the 2nd Officer. consisting of mud and sand.0m (max). main engines. 99␥ 54. 2. by GPS – Direction 254␥). The depth is approximately 20m. after passing through the harbour approach route. Long. 09␥ 12. MAX. and Long.000 dwt (max).). When the ship approaches from the south (west of Koh Nok). The suggested approach route to the port is as follows. Fax: ␣66 (38) 216385.8m (max).0 15.5 m. middle.38' N.900hp. Jetty No. the ship should set a course of 068. From Position A. BERTHING: Berth No. mud and sand. Net: 3. such as qualities. 270 m. 2: About the same conditions.4␥ to Position B (Lat.78 25. ANCHORAGES: The anchorage area is located within Lat.000 dwt (min) High speed diesel. 1. While a tanker is berthed at a terminal. and TPP Si Chang Island.48 23. should proceed to within about one mile from the TPP terminal’s closest point. The mooring lines’ lengths vary (150 m. TUGS: One tug and two mooring boats available. Hazardous Cargo Documentation: When a ship is to load a hazardous cargo.6 nautical miles off shore.400hp. one on MD No.875' E.8 * CD ␦ Admiralty Chart Datum is 2. Tug characteristics are 1␺3.6' N.9m (min) 17. If the vessel’s ETA changes by more than 1 hour in the last 24 hours.1m (max). prior to arrival at TPP.0m 17. they act on behalf of the Port Authority.8m. Two tugs of adequate power normally assist in berthing/unberthing. Depth said to be 7. Nil Declaration required).5m (max). 85.90 m. winch location and winch brake capacity. Prior to arrival. The ship shifts fore and aft many times for loading her cargo. so arranged that personnel can first use the pilot ladder until part way up the vessel’s side. the vessel’s Agent must advise the Master prior to arrival of the minimum mooring criteria. LOA 280m.9m (max). 61.8m (min) 7. 2. Minimum water depths for each of the referenced positions are as follows: Position Depth MSL (m) Depth CD (m) 10.1m (min) 14. 8. RESTRICTIONS: Berthing is only permitted during daytime from 0600 – 1800 hrs. but we sounded on board 7. Long. 100␥ 49' 15" E to Long. 3. vessels are requested to fax Notice of Arrival to the TPP Commercial Dept. Inward clearance is effected on board upon arrival. length/size and breaking strength of mooring wires.40 m. and loading is throughout 24 hours.0m (min) 17.000 g.0m (min) 15. 3 and No. 100␥ 50' 20" E).t.0m (max).0m (min).48m below MSL. where the vessel will then be manoeuvred by tugs to the berth.0m 12. TUGS: There are four tugs available for mooring/unmooring operations. Most Urgent: Please advise TPP Si Chang Island soonest concerning ship’s mooring equipment availability. 100␥ 49' 00" E). The Pilot will board the vessel in an area approximately one mile from the TPP Jetty and will assist the Master in manoeuvring the vessel to the berth. SIZE: 100. Immigration: 3 Inward/Outward Form No.0m (min) 16. and communicate with the ship on VHF Channel 16. The ship will proceed north from Position B until it reaches Position C (Lat. and 9.0m (min) 8. 100␥ 51' 00" E. Jetty No.0 21. A heaving line should be ready to take the Pilot and Berthing Master’s equipment on board.90 m. aft.0m (min) 40. 114 and 142.000 dwt (max).0m (min). 4: DWT: Cargo: Length: Width: Max draft: Bow to manifold: Stern to manifold: Water depth: 100. holding is good.0m (max).1m and draft 14.1m (max). Depth 14. 7. If ship’s lines are short. then transfer to the accommodation gangway.5m (min) 17. 1. No other officers come on board. 35. All vessels berthed at TPP should follow terminal rules and regulations. 99␥ 52.000 dwt (max). Mooring Master or berthing instructions. APPROACHES: The port is located between Lat. Jetty length about 30 m. etc. it is possible to rent lines from shore.0 m.2m (max).5 m.: 8. motor gasoline 280. THAILAND Cautionary Advice: Manoeuvring in the area between the sea buoy and anchorage must be undertaken with care. 13␥ 07' 00" N to Lat. general berthing/unberthing. 350 m. KO SI CHANG: 13␥ 08' N 100␥ 49' E (See Plan) Island in the Gulf of Thailand. Long..875 tonnes. Cargo: Loading gypsum in bulk (7. cargo owner or authorised Agent must present the following documents: 1 International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate (IOPP) 1 Certificate of Fitness 1 Dangerous Cargo Manifest. caution and at a moderate speed. one on MD No. BERTHING: 2 private berths. Beam: 18. 1: Length about 60 m. LOCATION: Thai Public Port (TPP) is located on the SE coast of Si Chang DOCUMENTS: Documents/Pratique: Customs regulations are extensive. OVERVIEW: Vessel: Gross: 4. and Long.600 tonnes). 13␥ 03' 00" N. (Position 09␥ 12. beam 40. and will stand by in the vicinity awaiting the Master’s orders. 8. When the ship goes alongside. via ship’s Agent. 17. The Pilot boarded the ship with two wharfmen. 2503 .0m (min) 16. her boilers. the bottom is good holding ground. it arrives at Position A (Lat. 5. See guidelines on how to compile and submit information to us (page xi).000 dwt (min) Motor gasoline 75.. 2: DWT: Cargo: Length: Width: Max draft: Bow to manifold: Stern to manifold: Water depth: Berth No.0m (max). PILOTAGE: There are two Pilots. The distances between the positions are as follows: From position A to B From position B to C From position C to the Berth – – – 6500m 2550m 1250m 5.576 tonnes. 13␥ 07' 40" N.48 18.6 m. No advance radio clearance is permitted. The Notice of Arrival should contain the following information: a) Name and call sign of vessel b) ETA c) Vessel’s particulars d) Details of cargo. forward and 7.0m 17. Summer draft: 7.0m (min).0m (min) 50.0m (max).9m (min) 6. There are no shore bollards for mooring. RADIO: Communications: Upon departure from the last loading port. Fax: ␣66 (2) 633 8269.3* 23. 100␥ 49' 41" E.r.. See ‘‘Plan’’. the vessel should prepare and securely rig a combination of pilot ladder and ship’s accommodation gangway. etc e) Inert gas system operating condition f) Crude oil washing (COW) history at the last three ports of discharge g) Advice as to the percentage of tanks to be cleaned h) Details of the ship’s manifold. Berthing Procedures: Large tankers bound for TPP. 13␥ 08' 00" N to Lat. establish radiotelephone contact with the ship’s Agent in Bangkok and advise new ETA at least 12 hours prior to arrival. It is essential that the following documents be prepared in advance for port officials and agency representative. FRESH WATER: Available from shore. D. including type. 100␥ 50' 20" E). steering machinery and other equipment essential for manoeuvring should normally be maintained in a condition that will permit the ship to move away from the berth at short notice. 10. and visibility can occasionally be reduced by heavy squalls or fog.8 m.2m (min) 17. PILOTAGE: The Pilot Station is located on Si Chang Island. Numerous small fishing boats operate in this area. in position Lat. Jetty No. Long.000 dwt (min) High speed diesel 103.0m (min) 17. 1: DWT: Cargo: Length: Beam: Max draft: Bow to manifold: Stern to manifold: Water depth: Berth No.9m (max). 13␥ 06' 15" N. Only the Agent boarded ship with documents/forms. 5. 4. where vessels await the Pilot. 35. aft. size and numbers i) Whether the ship has external impressed cathodic protection. 6. but unberthing may be possible at night-time with approval from the Pilot. 1.t. 12. 13␥ 08' 54" N. Long. 100␥ 49' 04" E. 13␥ 08' 30" N. forward. Customs: 6 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Crew Lists Crew Effects List Provisions/Stores List Foreign Currency (ship’s and personal) List Deck/Engine Stores List Arms/Ammunition List Opium and Drugs List Bonded Stores List Passenger List (if no passengers are on board. Navigation Aids: Thai Public Port (TPP) provides four marine signal lanterns at the extremities of the tanker berths and causeway. All immigration formalities are handled by Agent upon arrival.62 m. owner. A B C Berth 20. 6. Port Health Authority: 2 Vaccination Lists 1 Maritime Declaration of Health. 3.KHANOM SHIPMASTER’S REPORT: March 1994.9m (min) 50. 2␺3.w. From Position C. 4. 100␥ 50' 00" E to Long. Depth about 15. 140. 1 has a conveyor with capacity 600 tonnes/hr.200hp and 1␺2. Our anchor position was Lat. Pre-Arrival: In addition to the general pre-arrival communications mentioned above. mooring facilities.. LOA: 114.0m (min).

3 and 4. 3: Size of ship’s flanges: Size of flanges: Type: Height from sea level: Height from deck of platform: Distance from fender (ship’s side): Centre-to-centre spacing: between arms: drifting (sway): surging: max flow rate: adaptors: ballast water tank: Emergency Shut-Down System (ESD): Berths No. 10 in. Stop cargo pumps. 0. Cargo Operational Requirements and Restrictions: During discharge at TPP.THAILAND MOORING: Ship’s Mooring Equipment: Self-tensioning winches fitted with automatic stowing and hauling should not be used in the automatic mode while the vessel is moored at the berth. The above actions are taken to ensure that disconnecting operations have been completed prior to winds increasing to the 21.5m (min) 2.5m (max). BALLAST: The terminal has a ballast reception facility for 1000 cu.5m ␾3. (ASA 150) 1. arm Mogas – 1␺8 in. all ship sea suction valves will be closed before discharge b) as a safety operating procedure. (ASA 150) 1. arms ANSI 150 22.5m (min) – 4.0m (max)) HSD – 2. ␤5.0m (min) 7. in such a situation.0m (max).0m (min) 3. after all attempts. Green ␦ safe rate of speed Amber ␦ cautionary rate of speed Red ␦ dangerous rate of speed KO SI CHANG Cargo Calculations and Operations: Sampling. he shall without delay take all reasonable measures to contain or remove the spillage and minimise or mitigate damage to private and public properties or interests. 2. 1: 2␺12 in. 1. any measures it considers necessary to contain or remove oil discharged or spilt from the vessel. 1: Size of ship’s flanges: Size of flanges: Type: Height from sea level: Height from deck of platform: Distance from fender (ship’s side): Centre-to-centre spacing: between arms: drifting (sway): surging: max flow rate: adaptors: ballast water tank: HSD – 2␺12 in. 12 in.0m (max). Minimum order is 50 tons and the delivery capacity is about 50 tons/hr. hard loading arm with 150 ASA flange for HSD Tanker Berths No.2m ␾2. c) in case of ship movement away from the original mooring position.000 cu.3m (max). 4: Size of ship’s flanges: Type: Height from sea level: Height from deck of platform: Distance from fender (ship’s side): Centre-to-centre spacing: between arms: drifting (sway): surging: max flow rate: adaptors: ballast water tank: HSD/Mogas: Initial rate (first 18 min) Maximum rate Maximum pumping rate and pressure allowed: 650 cu. they should be used to their operating limits. Terminal Mooring Equipment: One mooring boat is utilised for sending lines ashore.. FIRE PRECAUTIONS: Firefighting Equipment: The firefighting equipment on the jetty consists of elevated and telecontrolled monitors. arm ANSI 150 13. Promptly utilise tug assistance for pulling/pushing the vessel in a windward direction. 2: Size of ship’s flanges: Size of flanges: Type: Height from sea level: Height from deck of platform: Distance from fender (ship’s side): Centre-to-centre spacing: between arms: drifting (sway): surging: max flow rate: adaptors: ballast water tank: Berth No. the terminal will take the following precautions: inform ship’s personnel to be alert to the state of the mooring lines stop discharging/loading operations drain loading arms disconnect loading arms. ␤5. Ship Manifold Requirements: No ship’s flexible hoses are allowed to be connected to loading arms. arms Mogas – 2␺12 in. After disconnection. pressure 10 kg/sq cm FRESH WATER: Available by barge at berth. therefore vessels are requested to keep a continuous watch on deck and while discharging.0m (min) 7. The tension of mooring lines must be tight. 2. ␤5. 1: 2␺12 in. since they may not always hold the vessel in position. 1.0m (max). 0. Use of dispersant is permitted and three boats with spraying equipment and one containment boom stored ashore are available.0 m/sec level. except in an emergency in anticipation of strong gusts of wind. arm ANSI 150 11. On Berth No. tug(s) assistance might be necessary as determined by the Port Manager. and in the event of any discharge or spillage from the vessel.m.0m (max). 1. Mooring Requirements : TPP requires that ships’ Masters observe the following conditions whilst berthed at the terminal: It is the ship’s responsibility to maintain safe mooring lines at the berth at all times. Time lost and cost of loading arms disconnection will be to the ship’s account..m/hr Mogas – 2. 1. 16 in.5m (min) 15.m/hr 10 in.6m (max).5m (max).m/hr 6 in.0m (max)) HSD. 8 in. 8 in.5m (min) 2. POLLUTION: In case of an oil spill.m Mogas – 1␺8 in. As the berths are equipped with 150 ASA loading arms of various sizes. 1. 4. The terminal’s procedure for performing deballasting can be obtained from the port manager upon arrival. Terminal special mooring equipment/aids include: Quick-release hook system: All mooring/breasting dolphins are equipped with manually handled quick-release hooks. there are two 2504 Readers are encouraged to send updates/additions (see p. ␤4. Docking sonar: The berths are equipped with docking sonar. Ship/shore safety and pollution check lists are to be completed jointly with the terminal representative prior to loading or discharging. 0. 8 in. which is the maximum operating wind for the loading arms. the terminal reserves the full right to take. the loading arm will return to the safe area and be locked.25m (␾3.25m (␾3. still does not fit to TPP loading arms. 3 and 4 are equipped with the ESD system.m HSD – 1␺8 in. If any ship’s manifold.5m ␾3.. TPP will reject the ship. the following requirements and restrictions are to be strictly complied with: a) to ensure that no water is pumped into the shore lines. an operator can push a single button to stop loading and discharging operations at all berths.m/hr.0m (min) 5. Mogas – 800 cu.000 cu.000 cu. including sea life. deballasting should be undertaken only after obtaining agreement from the port manager. the following action should be taken to assure that loading arms will not be damaged. 2 and No. (ASA 150) 1. 10 in. Mixed moorings are acceptable.0m (max) 800 cu. The cost of the tug(s) will be for the ship’s account. The port manager will co-ordinate cargo operations between ship and shore.6m ␾2.0m (max). Any unsafe mooring equipment or conditions will result in the cessation of cargo operations and possible disconnection of loading arms. including sea life. 1.000 cu. hard loading arms with 150 ASA flanges for Mogas Tanker Berths No. Berth No. All costs and expenses incurred therefore by the terminal shall be promptly refunded by the vessel’s owners. The terminal requirements are at least 10 mooring lines (5 lines forward and 5 lines aft).0m (max) 800 cu.5m (max). This button stops TPP’s loading pumps and closes all valves concerned at each berth.0m (max). vessels have to stop all cargo pumps immediately. xi for details) . hard loading arm with 150 ASA flange for Mogas. Close ship’s manifold valve. and lines must be secured to the satisfaction of the Port Manager. unless they are safely and rigidly bolted to the ship’s deck.m HSD – 1␺8 in..0m (min) 5..5m 6. 2 and No. and to minimise or mitigate damage to private and public properties or interests. 10 in. ERC is disconnected immediately after its double ball valve closes.5m 6. 4: 1␺8 in. The closing speed is controlled to restrict water hammer phenomena (closing time 2-5 seconds). 1. Loading at the related berth will be stopped by the Emergency Shut-Down Sequence in the case of mishaps. pressure 3 kg/sq cm 2. Customs officials and a terminal representative will attend. Ballasting Operations : Ballasting of ships is not allowed during discharge. However. but not in the same direction or at the same mooring points. 2. b) Without prejudice to the foregoing. (ASA 150) 1. In the event of an unsafe mooring situation created by the ship’s negligence or by weather conditions.. Prevention of Sea Pollution: a) The vessel’s Master shall always be responsible for ensuring that no oil or oily mixtures shall be discharged or spilt into the sea. CARGO OPERATIONS: Berth No.500 cu. 1. Reducers: the vessel’s inshore manifold should be prepared for connections as follows: Tanker Berth No. copies of which are available to Masters of incoming vessels or their designated agents.m Berth No. In an emergency.5m (min) – 4. If the emergency shut-down system is activated.5m (max).m/hr 6 in. Discharging: Suction and cargo delivery lines will be stripped and contents are to be sent to shore tanks.m/hr 6 in.1m (min) 3. Important Notes: All mooring equipment and lines must be in working condition.m/hr. hard loading arms with 150 ASA flanges for HSD Tanker Berth No.0 m/sec from any direction. assistance from the terminal can be provided.. 3.500 cu. Activate emergency release coupling to release loading arms. without consent of the vessel’s Master.. Emergency Release Coupling (ERC): At Berths No. when the terminal wind indicator records winds blowing at 18. Stocks of dispersant are also maintained ashore. ullaging and quantity calculations will be carried out at the berth concurrently with Immigration and Port Health Authority formalities and/or concurrently with loading arms connection. arm – ANSI 150 11. 2.500 cu. Synthetic tails without a proper connection and spliced mooring lines are not allowed. indicating the vessel’s approach velocity while berthing.5m (min) 6. 3: 1␺8 in. Limitations are clearly indicated on an attachment. loading arms are equipped with an emergency release coupling (ERC) system that allows hydraulic disconnections of flanges from ship’s manifold in the following cases: a) when the loading arm travels over the disconnection alarm point b) when the emergency disconnect button is pressed at the jetty control room or the loading arm control console.

0 – 14. radios. The monitors and the fire pumps are remotely controlled.2m. Engine and Provisions Stores Lists of All electrical items belonging to vessel (TV. should be switched off at least three hours before mooring at berth. The vessel will have to prepare 5 light floating hawsers of 220 m. 102␥ 32’ E.3m. distance 30 km. Coast and islands well defined on radar. Also see ‘‘General’’ before first port and ‘‘Bangkok’’. REPAIRS: No facilities available. APPROACHES: We used BA Chart 3941. all tugs and mooring boats are fitted with firefighting monitors utilising water and foam. has depths of 12. In addition. AUTHORITY: Thai Public Port Co. Vessel manoeuvres to within 25 – 30 m. Fax: (662)-258-5163. PILOTAGE: No licensed Pilot as such. See guidelines on how to compile and submit information to us (page xi). Agent: Thaising Shipping Services Co Ltd. minimum at LLWS.. At berth vessel uses port anchor with 3 shackles and must have 14 good mooring ropes. Telex: 20111 ISSTHAI TH. 934 3746. The terminal will stop cargo operations if this request is not followed. DOCUMENTS: The following documents are required for clearance inwards: Customs: 5 Crew Effects Declarations (Include all electrical goods). All mooring lines are to have equal strain and are to be kept tight. Cables: TSSSCO. discharging/loading operations should be stopped immediately. 5 Narcotics Lists. It is best to approach in daytime due to the absence of any lights or navigational aids. Bangrak.5' N. 5 Arms/Ammunition Lists. also two each to port bow and starboard bow and stern buoys. Fax: ␣66 (38) 216 111.. 11␥ 44’ N. Overseas calls can be made via Phuket Radio. To obtain Si Chang Island tidal conditions. All crew members must be in possession of Seaman’s Discharge books. and any time lost will be charged to the ship’s account. CRUISE FACILITIES: Vessels are required to use their tenders/launches for landing and picking up passengers from the beach.. during the approach manoeuvres.0 m. It can handle most sizes of cruise vessel.7m. video recorders. SIZE: Depth alongside at low water is 13. from the dolphin and spout. MAX. Approach is very picturesque.inchcape-shipping..4' N. Email: iss@issthai.. 650 3563. but may be arranged from Bangkok. 2/17-19. and the dangerous rock (PD) 1 mile NNW of Him Hmusang. 6 Passenger Lists. Ample notice is necessary. ANCHORAGES: About 1 mile from the berth in position Lat. The medical facilities are in Krabi town. if fitted. Waves: In stormy weather. DOCUMENTS: See ‘‘Bangkok’’. about 1. ANCHORAGES: Anchorage when awaiting berthing is about 1. etc. All ship’s personnel to have valid Health Certificates. each and 70 mm.7' E. Currents: According to the sub-sea contours of the coastal area. TELEPHONES: Telephone available on board if requested and at the terminal offices.. Long. A spray water tunnel along the berth handrail is provided to protect the escape route from the loading arm operation cubicle and from the gangway up to the access bridge.KO SI CHANG monitors which are located on the monitor tower and the gangway tower.0 m. Care must be taken of rock 6 ft. FUEL: Not available.com SHIPMASTER’S REPORT: December 1988. Formalities quite straightforward. A large party of Customs and Immigration Officials. MAX. CONSULS: None available locally. TIME: GMT plus 7 hours.0 m. Also see ‘‘Anchorages’’. BERTHING: The port is an open anchorage port without any berthing facilities. Fax: ␣66 (2) 254 0268. keeping 2 – 3 miles east of Ko Kai and setting course 2. Fax: ␣66 (2) 633 8269. period of 2 – 6 seconds. AGENT: ISS Shipping (Thailand) Ltd. 20100. Other normal precautions to be taken. TUGS: None available. Cholburi Prov. Nearest town is Krabi. 15th Floor Soi Chidlom. CUSTOMS ALLOWANCES: Normal allowances. The BA tables provide daily predictions of times and heights of HW and LW at the Bangkok Bar. Tel: ␣66 (1) 912 8969.5 miles West of the trestle berth. Depth at berth: 12 m. FRESH WATER: Not available. No. The vessel then breasts on the starboard lines to bring the starboard side to about 5 m. will board by launch when moored at the berth. 415 1677 (after hours). HEALTH: Pratique granted by boarding party at anchorage. half the journey is on an uneven dirt road. DENSITY: 1022. Silom. RADIO: VHF via Phuket Radio. Immigration: On arrival and departure all Crew Members have to sign a Thailand Immigration form in duplicate. VHF: See ‘‘Radio’’. North Sathorn Road. Berth can be approached from SW between islands of Ko Dok Mai and Ko Kai. The flood current is from south to north at mean rates of 0. there is one monitor each. not passengers). and the ebb currents from north to south flow at mean rates of 0. PILOTAGE: Pilot not required as only anchorage port. 08␥ 04. Depth of water 11 – 15 fathoms. 120 Moo 3.2 – 0. Tel: 259-0247 (6 lines). Pathumwan. Long. Loading rate is approximately 300 – 400 tonnes/hr. GENERAL: There is no need for special watchmen as only personnel required for loading board the vessel. The port can also be approached from south. portable fire and dry powder extinguishers at the operating platform and access bridge. There are about 10 persons on board at any time.co. forward and 6 similar lines aft. but a local ‘‘Berthing Master’’ may assist in berthing.th Web: www. General alarm should be given to request the terminal for assistance to vacate the berth. Spare parts are difficult to obtain. safe for swimming.5 miles from Ko Ngang. Thailand. This is recommended because the vessel has to pass between the mooring buoys. Telex: 84436.. Mooring Arrangment: Port anchor to be used. REPAIRS: Minor repairs only can be carried out by local workshops or larger repairs at Bangkok’s facilities. Tel: ␣66 (2) 254 0260/7. and first drops port anchor. tape recorders. Thailand. 26/55 Orakarn Building. The ship’s Master will have to manoeuvre himself.) Certificate of Registry Last Port Clearance All valid Safety Certificates. Bangkok 10330.5 m/sec. The only light is east of Phuket (Ko Taphao Noi). WEATHER: Tidal Conditions: The Thai Royal Navy tide tables provide hourly predictions of the heights of tide for Si Chang Island. Vessel allowed to use ship’s radio station while loading. 6 4 4 4 2 (See Plan) GENERAL: Cathodic Protection: An impressed current cathodic protection system. A Loading Master boards with the Agent at anchorage and advises Master regarding manoeuvring and berthing. General Description: The port is on the western side of the island and handles cruise vessels. Thailand. The vessel then shifts on mooring lines to bring the other holds under the spout. Ploenchit Road.55 nautical miles from Ko Kwang. Quarantine: Cholera Vaccination List (All crew members. MEDICAL: Medical attention only available in the most severe cases. the following corrections should be applied: time differences ␦ HW ␣ 3 min and LW ␤ 11 min height difference ␦ HW ␣ 0. to 17. REPATRIATION: Possible through Bangkok. 1st Floor.1 – 0. Restricted Access: Unauthorised visitors including local traders are not allowed on board the ship at the berth. PILOTAGE: No pilot available. 98␥ 44. 20958 ISSTHAI TH. refrigerators. Bangkok 10500. SIZE: No restriction. Soi Sukhumvit 24. 5 Stores Lists. There are several hydrants. ANCHORAGES: The anchorage. including Currency Declaration Bonded Stores Lists Deck. Tel: ␣66 (2) 633 8245/54. Ports of Call List.6' E. BERTHING: Vessel berthed at Leamphong Jetty at Krabi (South Thailand) to load Thailand natural gypsum in bulk. Vessel must arrive with full ballast as the height from the waterline to the loading conveyor 12.2m and MLW ␤ 0. DOCUMENTS: Crew Lists Crew Personal Effects Lists. etc. The vessel’s cranes/derricks must be capable of lifting the extension conveyor (approximately 3 tonnes) and bulldozer (approximately 2 tonnes). KOH KUD: 11␥ 40' N 102␥ 34' E LOCATION: The anchorage port is located off the island of Koh Kut near to the Thailand/Cambodia border. the main direction of the current is more or less parallel to the shore line in a general north/south direction. Port: Thai Public Port Co.. Crew have to climb a vertical steel ladder fixed to one of the trestle supports of the conveyor. The stockpile of gypsum is clearly visible from a distance of 6 miles. Tha Thewawong Subdistrict. 8 Cathay House Building. of the finger conveyor loading spout.0 m. The bow and stern lines prevent the vessel from getting too close to the loading spout and dolphin. Thailand. and is open to the weather. At other berths.. The holding ground is good. 6 Crew Lists (including all hotel staff). TSS Building. minimum length 200 m. high (Him Hmusang). An excellent beach. Crew Immigration Form TM 36 (1 Set).3 m/sec The SW monsoon flow occurs from June to October.1m and LW ␤ 0. 2505 . lies very close to the moorings. Then two lines each are given to bow and stern buoys. Koh Si Chang District. BERTHING: Berth Position: Lat. located in position Lat. The berth consists of 7 mooring buoys. SHORE LEAVE: Shore leave is granted and no shore passes are required.0 m. It is advisable to pre-plan loading so as to avoid unnecessary shiftings. a number of which are below the sea surface. USNO AA Tide Tables for the Pacific and Indian Oceans refer to the following Bangkok Bar corrections: time differences ␦ MHW ␣ 3 min and MLW ␤ 11 min height differences ␦ MHW ␤ 1. 373 6592 (after hours). SURVEYORS: None locally. Depths are in excess of 14. Name of berth: Leamplong Jetty. Emergencies: In case of a fire on board. SHORE LEAVE: Allowed. Cable: ISSSHIP BANGKOK. east and variable February to March: south and east April: variable June to October: SW monsoon THAILAND KRABI: 08␥ 04' N 98␥ 44' E SHIPMASTER’S REPORT: June 1987. Immigration: Passenger Immigration Form TM 6 (1 Set). Long. diameter. Lumpinee. Phrakanong. The ship’s Agent will arrange all documentation. Bangkok 10110. TIME: GMT plus 7 hours. the maximum wave height at the jetty is 2. 98␥ 43. An extension conveyor is hung from the ship’s crane to convey the gypsum into the hold. Wind: Predominant Directions: November to January: north. 20012 (THAISIN TH). 08␥ 04. Safe Manning: A sufficient number of personnel to deal with an emergency should be present on board the ship at all times during the ship’s stay at the berth.

VHF calls via Phuket Radio. MAX. Trimming is done with a small bulldozer. Thailand. We entered from south. so as to avoid unnecessary shiftings. A conveyor extension is hung from the ship’s crane to convey the gypsum into the hold.0 m. We also referred to BA Chart No. including currency 4 Bonded Stores Lists 4 Deck. Customs: Officers boarded after anchoring to check some cabins and provision stores. let go port anchor. Long. 35 km. 3rd Officer. TUGS: None available for berthing. which may be quite lengthy. one on either side of the 2. Loading rate: 350 tonnes per hour (conveyor capacity). APPROACHES: The new loading area is located approximately 35 nautical miles SSE of the port of Krabi. A long flight of conveyor belts terminates on a wooden platform on steel piles. islet and rock (latitude and longitude)./ton and has a water content as it is stowed in the open. August. 2nd Officer. Road is now good. it may reach 2 knots at times. 4. SURVEYORS: Draft Surveyors arranged by Agent who also undertook the ‘‘On/Off Hire’’ survey. Customs and Health formalities). Working hours: 24 hours per day. Authorities required photocopies of all statutory certificates. 5. Loading: Vessel must arrive with full ballast as the height from waterline to loading conveyor is 12. 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 LOCATION: The Port of Krabi is located on the Western seaboard of DOCUMENTS: On arrival the following documents are required: Crew Lists Crew Personnel Effects Declarations (including currency) Bonded Stores Lists Stores Lists (Deck. RADIO: Kaosichang (Bangkok) (HSA) used for contacting Agent and Charterers. MEDICAL: There is a small clinic in Krabi. The two submerged dolphins. No large scale chart available. PILOTAGE: There is one Pilot who lives on the jetty. 98␥ 44' E.. The conveyor extension is about 15.0 – 1.82 cu. 7.. Minimum SWL of ship’s crane to be 12 tons. BERTH: Krabi Anchorage. Crew have to climb a vertical steel ladder fixed to one of the trestle supports of the conveyor. followed by 2 lines to stern and 2 lines on both port and starboard quarter. KRABI tide/current set 340␥ during Springs and 170␥ during ebb. is available for renting. No mooring during night time.500. These piles are quite dilapidated and on no account may the ship’s side rest against them. A competent Pilot is stationed at Krabi. owned by the Pilot. First mooring line to port quarter buoy (see ‘‘Plan’’). Shore leave is permitted but should be restricted in view of road conditions. Cargo: This natural gypsum has a stowage factor of about 0..$ 100. 3. The depth is more than 20.S. ANCHORAGES: Anchorage for awaiting berthing is about 1. Phuket has several daily flights to and from Bangkok and several International flights. Regular and careful check of the draft is necessary as there are no weighing facilities ashore. Two mooring boats assist in mooring. Larger vessels having completion drafts of 10 m. especially in the months of July. but very little else. The target was obvious.5 miles west or SW of the trestle berth. many fishing boats with strong lights are encountered. contour line. 08␥ 00' N. traffic from shore to ship and towing barges loaded with extension conveyor and bulldozer. the bilges will already be full. necessitating the assistance of good swimmers/divers. The SHIPMASTER’S REPORT: June 2002. Minimum SWL of ship’s gear to be 12 tons. GENERAL: Facilities/Shore Leave: Small quantities of fresh fish may be purchased locally. but depth on shore side changes rapidly. On arrival at anchorage. One mini-bus. checking draft. conveyor.. SHORE LEAVE: Allowed. long and is held aloft by the ship’s cranes. in the Andaman Sea in position Lat. Saturdays and Sundays included. 07␥ 31’ N. often disturbed by other ships nearby. Chief Officer. He boards all vessels and takes them to the moorings. 99␥ 10’ E. SHIPMASTER’S REPORT: January 1996. 07␥ 40' N. The spout is fixed. LOCATION: Krabi anchorage is located in position Lat. there were no charts onboard. DOCUMENTS: It is usual to fax or telex Crew List to loading port Agent before arrival. all required documents were collected and the Bonded Store was sealed. This natural gypsum has a stowage factor of about 0. Loading Facility: The only commodity handled at this port is natural gypsum in bulk.0 m. Vessel is allowed to use ship’s radio station while loading. Engine.82 cu. all by dirt road. the rest is on a good highway. so vessel shifts with mooring lines to bring the other holds under the spout. A single trip costs U. The vessel will have to shift with her mooring lines in order to present each hold in front of the conveyor system. 99␥ 10’ E. charterer’s representative and one draft surveyor have to be accommodated on board during the whole stay.0. BERTHING: Vessel berthed at Chean Vanich Jetty at Krabi to load Thailand Natural Gypsum in bulk. which is connected by a regular boat service to the small town of Krabi. Long. and the holding is good.). Long. The loading rate is approximately 500 – 800 tons a day.) on course 007 – 010␥ to clear rock (Lat. Fresh vegetables can be bought at Krabi. Fresh water is not available. Hawsers are available for hire at U. APPROACHES: As we received orders for Krabi at sea. 98␥ 40' E. All access to and from the vessel is by launch and the starboard gangway.. including copies of the Certificates of Competency of all deck and engineer officers on board. The final piece of conveyor belt. All mooring buoys are floating on surface. September and October. On our visit 3 of the buoys were half submerged. 3941. Agent boarded and issued one blank form to put crew’s names on. Stopped ship far off the jetty and approached at a narrow angle at dead slow ahead. Port Officials and ship’s Agent boarded the vessel on arrival to conduct inward clearance procedures (Immigration. xi for details) . 3 miles east of Kokai Island (Lat. 98␥ 43' E. 5 – 6 km. Overseas calls can be made via Phuket Radio. or more should choose a suitable depth to the south of this 2506 Readers are encouraged to send updates/additions (see p. Airport: The nearest airport is on the island resort of Phuket. There are 2 launches for handling mooring ropes. The Agent’s office at Krabi only has 2 persons to represent the Charterer and Shipper. except BA Chart No. long is held aloft by the ship’s cranes. 2). Ships always go starboard side alongside.0 m. Medical attention only available in the most severe cases. The configuration of mooring buoys is same in both cases (see ‘‘Plan’’ – No. We proceeded to port during night-time with radar. Next moorings are 2 headlines on port and starboard bow. REPATRIATION: Possible through Bangkok. that is on the boundary of the 10 m. about 15 m. also sheltered from wind (except south). but due to distance from Phuket. Charts: BA. Free Pratique obtained. The nearest town is Krabi. All mooring lines are to have equal strain and are to be kept tight. but they give way when whistle was sounded. Radio Officer. When bow is in the line with buoys fore and after. STEVEDORES: 24 hours working per day.. Engine room. They sealed the bonded store.00 per hawser throughout the full stay. It is advisable to pre-plan loading. from the jetty. Within 24 hours to 48 hours of completion of a hold. Chief/2nd/3rd Engineer). Trimming is done properly by a small bulldozer. On the way to the port. On arrival.000). After Customs have boarded and completed paper work. The breast ropes on port quarter are crucial and should be strong. VESSEL: Bulk carrier. 6. CARGO OPERATIONS: Air Draft: Strict maximum of 11. of journey is on an uneven dirt road.m. CARGO: Bulk clinker. if not long enough and advise how to moor in future.000 tonnes. no attempt should be made to moor during a squall or when a strong tidal stream is running. Saturday and Sunday included. and during the process. Therefore. Immigration require duplicate Immigration forms signed by the ship’s crew members with one original being retained onboard for crew members to show to Immigration when going ashore. the Agent boarded ship first and brings many blank forms for Master to sign and stamp. to the top of the hatch coamings. 07␥ 31. Long. 830 and every island. 9. Provision Stores Lists 4 Cargo Manifests 2 Lists of all electrical Items belonging to Vessel 2 Arms and Ammunition Lists 2 Drugs Lists Last Port Clearance Certificate of Registry Load Line Certificate Cargo Ship Safety Radio Certificate Cargo Ship Safety Equipment Certificate Cargo Ship Safety Construction Certificate Derat Certificate Officer’s Certificates (Master. Provisions) Cargo Manifests Electrical Items Lists Drugs Lists Last Port Clearance Certificate of Registry Load Line Certificate Cargo Ship Safety Radio Certificate Cargo Ship Safety Equipment Certificate Cargo Ship Safety Construction Certificate Derat Certificate Officers Certificates. 08␥ 04' N. SIZE: Reported depth alongside at LW is 13. from the Leamplong Jetty. There are no tugs.0 – 14. The local agent. when the Westerly wind tends to blow the stern towards the conveyor.. SHIPMASTER’S REPORT: August 1993. especially the 3 jetties. The small town of Krabi is said to be 35 km. Therefore only geared bulk carriers are suitable to load here.0 m. 1. There are now 2 mooring berths for loading gypsum. the following documents are required: 6 Crew Lists 4 Crew Personal Effects Lists. FUEL: Not available.S. depending on stoppages for shifting the vessel.$30. refer to ‘‘Plan’’ – No. because of the poor condition of some mooring buoys. The daily loading rate is about 7./ton and has a water content as it is stowed in the open. Immigration: On arrival. OVERVIEW: 1.0 m.m. A total of 10 mooring ropes (not 14) were required (4 forward and 6 aft).THAILAND Two launches are used to assist with the mooring operation. he then asked all crew to sign in both arrival and departure columns in duplicate. after which Agent will fill in (Arrival Declaration). Pilot boarded with Agent and some stevedores to check the mooring ropes and connect the ropes. Normal allowances. The Agent’s head office at Phuket usually advises the person to board ship after ship arrives. All access to and from the vessel is by launch and starboard gangway. The shippers advised our anchorage location to be in position Lat. depending on the funnel and the condition of the belt.. Vessel usually berthed after high water. Long. Access is reportedly difficult during monsoonal rain. None were submerged. DENSITY: 1021 – 1022. 8. We made a chart ourselves according to the Pilot Book.4’ N. 830 (1:1. are no longer existing and do not represent any danger to vessel (This information given by Pilot). Therefore only geared bulk carriers are suitable to load here. FRESH WATER: Not available.

The cost is U. there is always a possibility that the position given is occupied by a previous vessel or the depth is not suitable for your own vessel. at MSL).t. Long. Long. APPROACHES: The available depth in the Approach Channel is 14.). communication by radio telegraphy call sign ‘‘Laem Chabang Port Control’’. Also see ‘‘Developments’’. of Laem Chabang Port). Operated by Eastern Sea Laem Chabang Terminal Co. on-hire bunker surveys carried out same day when the ship’s Agent was on board. Basin 1: South Quay: There are 5 terminals available along the South Quay. 1␺30. To facilitate landfall. The vessel shall then be informed of its mooring place. 3␺30. then to course 215␥(T) proceeding approximately 4 nautical miles to the anchorage position. Operated by LCB Container Terminal Co. PORT LIMITS: Sea Buoy at channel entrance. Each group consists of 6 or more vessels in close proximity to each other. The strongest wind was SW’ly at approximately 18 knots in the thunder storms/showers.0 m. Ltd.850 MHz). WEATHER: During our stay at the anchorage. Long.. 1 and 2.0 m. Nature of the bottom is sand and mud. Ltd.600 MHz). Draft (Sea water) in feet or metres. equipped with ‘X’ and ‘S’ band radar. The loading rate varied a lot due to the rain.). and then between port and breakwater. The direction of approach from sea into port entrance is 131␥. and depth 14. 15 Forklift trucks from 2 tons – 5 tons. approximately 100 km.0 m.Ltd. Calling Channel 16 (156. Height above MSL 3. Upon reaching a distance of 10 – 15 miles from Laem Chabang. 9.S. etc. Call sign ‘‘HSC 69’’ station. or more. at MSL). Ship’s Agent arranges a launch to take crew member(s) from the vessel to the nearest shore facility. is situated on top of Laem Chabang Hill.2 – 3. sheltered anchorage can be found off Si Chang Island (Koh Si Chang. though mostly off the main passage for vessels passing through. They are very careful not to cause any damage to the vessel. a light (flash 10 secs.p.p. Operated by Thai Laem Chabang Terminal Co. When all the barges are emptied. Also see ‘‘Developments’’. REPATRIATION: Possible via Krabi to Bangkok. SE of Bangkok. (approx. This takes approximately one hour and from the landing stage to Krabi is approximately 80 km. Vessels carrying hazardous cargo should obtain special permission from Laem Chabang Port. No vessel should enter without berth having been allocated. Terminal B 2: Container Terminal: Length 300 m. Tel: ␣66 (38) 490084/6. another hour by car.0 m. Number of passengers (landing and transit). Fax: ␣66 (1) 3532514. and one coastal berth (Length 300 m.0 ton reach stackers. the round trip will normally take approximately 20 hours. Yard tractors. Ltd. Terminal B 3: Identical to Terminal B 2. 11. 8. Fax: ␣66 (38) 490121/2. FRESH WATER: The ship’s Agent advised us that fresh water can be supplied by barge. STEVEDORES: The stevedoring gang consisted of a group totaling approximately 25. Port should be entered from a position off Buoy F. 2.0 m.$ 65 for the flight from Krabi to Bangkok. then you have to choose your own anchorage position. Operated for export of bulk and bagged sugar and for molasses by: Aawthai Warehouse Co. Terminal B 5: Length 400 m. 13␥ 04' 30" N. above MSL. are available. The Multi-purpose and Coastal Terminals are equipped with mobile cranes. 5.. The ship’s Master should also take into consideration that they consume approximately 3 tons of fresh water per day.w.5 m.ft. Depth alongside MSL 6. LAEM CHABANG: 13␥ 05' N 100␥ 53' E (See Plan) LOCATION: On the northeastern shore of the Gulf of Thailand. 4. at MSL). Estimated time of arrival at entrance buoy (Lat. MAX. (Under construction). we did not experience any significant strong winds. reaching approximately 1. and depth 6. hold inspections. Depth alongside MSL 15. average height of approximately 1. The vessel to be loaded should have the ship’s cranes fitted with grabs ready for loading.Ltd. 2␺40. when entering the Gulf of Thailand at the distance between 50 – 1. Containers. chassis and flat-bed semi-trailers and motor trucks. Fresh water required. LLW 13. Tel: ␣66 (1) 3532514. Ltd. 100␥ 51. at the Bulk Terminal and 25. CARGO HANDLING FACILITIES: Each container terminal is equipped with 2 rail mounted quayside container gantry cranes of 40 tons capacity under the spreader. Dangerous cargo. 7. Terminal A 5: Jetty structure to the West of the North Quay (along the Approach Channel). 13␥ 04. Procedure will generally be arranged through ship’s Agent..000 miles. Vessels pass between Entrance Buoys No. DOCUMENTS: See ‘‘Bangkok’’. VHF: See ‘‘Radio’’. Terminal A 4 is equipped with ship loader for bulk sugar. Directions: All vessels must obtain berth allocation from Laem Chabang Port prior to entering port. In normal conditions. However./tonne. flagmen and others. but can cause problems for the barges. so as to make arrangements for berthing facilities such as berths. Tel: ␣66 (38) 490052. tank. BERTHING: There are 4 berths for container vessels (Length 1.000 miles. at the Multi-Purpose Terminal. HEALTH: See ‘‘Bangkok’’. Tel: (␣66-38) 491200-1.ft. Classification Surveyors and other surveyors available from Bangkok. Terminal A 4: Bulk Terminal: Jetty structure. and they are numbered from landward to seaward. (approx.000 tonnes per barge. Operated by Cruise Centre Co. at MSL (approx. Working Channel 13 (156. either inside or outside the breakwater. They are also equipped with rubber tyred gantry cranes on the container yard and miscellaneous handling equipment. 6. general cargo to be loaded or discharged. Working Channel 12 (156. then altered course to pass 1. Fax: ␣66 (38) 490068/70. mooring boats. VHF – Power 50 Watts. 2507 .000 – 3. (Under construction). Our vessel had 4 cranes with grabs. 8␺41. Tugs can be contacted on VHF Channel 13. 15M. SW’ly swells are dominant. Both the foreman and the Agent’s Ship Checker ask for a cabin while on board. North Quay: Along the North Quay. If necessary. They are courteous and directed by a foreman who is well educated and speaks good English. at a distance of approximately 2. The Shipper was advised the stowage factor to be 40 – 44 cu. 12 m. The stevedores bring one small grab of approximate capacity 6 tons for emergency use only.). 1␺40. Sriracha. 14 and 16. 52 km. Tel: ␣66 (38) 490111.0 ton mobile crane. The group consists of crane operators. Tugs will make fast upon Master’s request.5 ton top loader. Terminal A 2: Multi-purpose Terminal: Length 400 m. Fax: ␣66 (38) 490081/2. Chonburi. and depth 14.5 knots. 5 terminals are available: Terminal A 0: Passenger Terminal: Length 250 m. The most number of barges used is 6 and are placed alongside according to the holds to be loaded. RADAR: A VTS Station. The loading process is conducted from barges at approximately 900 – 1.KRABI position.W.0 m. ANCHORAGES: Anchorage can be obtained off Laem Chabang in position Lat. (ESCO). water depth MSL 14. Tel: ␣66 (38) 401021/40. Working Channel 67 (156.0 m.650 MHz). 100␥ 50' 28" E. Berthing: PAT Officers will communicate with the Pilot on board by radio telephony to receive information. AIRPORT: Phuket International. On completion of being discharged. There is a good light on the Southern edge of Lanta Yai FL(3)15 sec. They mainly have nets extending up to 6 cables that are brightly lit with flashing lights. CRANES: 6 quayside container gantry cranes with capacity 40 tons under spreader. Terminal A 1: Coastal Terminal: Length 300 m.0 m. CARGO OPERATIONS: The Shipper provided information on the anchorage position mentioned above. The system is capable of the following communication operations: a) Port operational services.0 ton 1 over 4 rubber tyred gantry cranes.). if needed.000 tonnes/day and arrange vessels accordingly. 2 berths for agri-bulk vessels (Length 650 m.000 d. The barges are relatively new and have tyre fenders all round. 3. capable of lifting 15 tonnes each lift. They do however provide their own meals that are cooked by the stevedores on the aft end of the vessel. the vessel has to communicate with Port Officers again. Our vessel approached from the north. THAILAND RADIO: Port Radio Laem Chabang Port. b) Continuous watch of distress frequency (Channel 16) and emergency correspondence. which gives a good holding ground.5 m.0 m. Operated by: Evergreen Container Terminal (Thailand) Co. Ship’s Masters should take into consideration that there are many groups of fishing vessels with bright lights. 13␥ 04' 18" N. They use the ship’s stevedores toilet and always keep it clean.S. Vessel’s name and nationality. Operated by TIPS Co. that can be seen easily.200 m. Thailand. Depth alongside MSL 15.5 nautical miles south of Lanta Yai island. SIZE: 70.800 MHz).200 h./tonne.Ltd. The angle between the centre line of entrance and the port basin is 108␥. Procedure for obtaining pilots is the same as for Bangkok. The currents are mostly tidal and are predominantly SW – NE.w.t.375 MHz). Mobile Equipment: 1␺50.Ltd. c) Navigational information service in the combination with radar surveillance facilities. No theft or other violations observed.92' N.5 ton 1 over 3 rubber tyred gantry cranes.. they are towed back to the loading berth for reloading.48' E. other vessel loading in the anchorage and delays in turning around the barges.5 m. RESTRICTIONS: Vessels may enter day and night. 10. – 3.) and racon are exhibited from Laem Chabang Hill (Khao Laem Chabang) VTS Station. at LLW). Working Channel 17 (156. Information required from the vessel includes: 1. Terminal B 1: Container Terminal: Length 300 m. The cargo loaded was clinker. 490060.5 ton container shifter. Time of dropping anchor at anchorage area (Lat. 100␥ 50' 30" E. 30 m.8 nautical miles from the port in depths of 14.. where depths increase to 19 m. So as to check the exact time of arrival at Laem Chabang Port. TUGS: Tugs of 800 h. tugs. LLW 4. Last port of departure. SURVEYORS: Draft survey. Operated by Laem Chabang Port (See ‘‘Terminal B 1’’ above). If this is the situation.). A family runs the cargo operation and stays on board from the beginning to the end. Terminal B 4: Identical to Terminal B 2. The Shippers declare a loading rate of approximately 5. will probably be leased for bulk cargoes but presently being used for general cargo. (approx. either through their Agent or directly. All Terminals have a height of 3 m. Next port of destination. Operated by Laem Chabang International Terminal Co. which does not adversely affect the vessel. DENSITY: 1024. but the actual measured amount was approximately 36 – 38 cu. See guidelines on how to compile and submit information to us (page xi). Heavy lift requirements.$ 220 plus U. keeping 2 nautical miles south of Phuket island. about 5 – 6 miles N. LLW 13.0 m. Water depth MSL 14.000 d. they may sometimes cause a problem.0 m. The incoming vessel is to communicate with Port Officers at the distance between 1. each empty barge may stay alongside or will be towed to a nearby anchorage.0 m.0 ton mobile crane. Pilots can also be contacted by VHF Channel 13. 1␺30. outreach 32 m. PILOTAGE: Pilotage is compulsory and will be provided by official Harbour Department pilots.

Sriracha. Terminal A 4. The Master is responsible for ensuring that mooring lines are in good condition. which can be reached by pick-up taxi. AIRPORT: An international airport is situated at U-Tapao.40 m. Banglamung. Sriracha.5 m. 351-302. FAX: ␣66 (38) 490141/42. The port is connected by road and will be connected by rail to Laos Pass through the bridge over the Mekong River in Nongkai. Thai Farmer Bank: Laem Chabang Branch. Contact ship’s Agent or Terminal Operator. Depth: 15. HOLIDAYS: See ‘‘Bangkok’’. Tung Sukla. TIME: See ‘‘Bangkok’’.000 tons. LOA: Water depth: Max. Basin 2: The container terminal operational 2000 with depth of 16. Telex: 75814 Lcp Th. (approx. CONSULS: Embassies and Consuls are situated in Bangkok.lcp. Krungthai Bank: Sriracha Branch. Compass adjusting is available.loxinfo. 200 m. Fax: (␣66-38) 351-583. just South of Khao Laem Chabang. T.t. Multi-purpose and Bulk Terminals) via a marshalling yard at Ao Udom and the Sri Racha Railway Station to the network of the State Railway of Thailand (SRT).. they can anchor in Laem Chabang Fishing Port. SURVEYORS: Contact Port Authority. Tel: (␣66-38) 422686-7. The nearest is Laem Chabang Polyclinic and Ao Udom Hospital. 372. LOA: Water depth: Max. POLICE/AMBULANCE/FIRE: Police Tel: (␣66-38) 490555/6.t. Tel: (␣66-38) 351-581.th Web: www. T. approximately 180 km. 1: Length of berth: Max. 11th Floor. about 10 km. about 120 km. 2 hours by road) from Laem Chabang Port. length 283 m. Fax: (␣66-2) 537-2323. Tungsukla. TUGS: No tugs stationed at the port. No drums or skips are made available (vessel’s plastic garbage bags are generally used). theft of wire. Thailand. telephone services. Silom Road.5 m. 5th Floor. In order to avoid damage to loading arms/hoses. draft and weather conditions and requirements of the Pilot(s). MOORING: Safe Mooring and Working Guide: Thai Tank Terminals Ltd (TTT) is not responsible for towage operations of vessels.T.w.m.80 m. Esso : 118/1 Sukhapiban 7.00 m. 12␥ 39' N. Small Craft Facilities: Small craft visiting the Port can generally berth at the Coastal Terminal. ␣2. Sattahip. Contact Rentokil at 47/35-36 Moo 9. The Master shall ensure that the vessel’s mooring ropes or wires are secured only to the proper fixtures provided for this purpose. Long.or.th Contact: Peraphon Triwattana. ISPS COMPLIANCE: Port is compliant. the vessel shall be kept close alongside at all times. Port Director. DRY DOCKS: Port Authority of Thailand leased out an area of about 180 acres for the construction of the shipyard project. Minimum charge of 50 cu. etc. Bangkok Bank: Ao Udom Branch.. 5 Soi Pirat. DEVELOPMENTS: Basin 1: South Quay: Terminal A 3: Length 350 m. CUSTOMS ALLOWANCES: See ‘‘Bangkok’’. South of Laem Chabang. FRESH WATER: Fresh water delivered to vessels at wharves by pipeline by a rate of 30 t. Map Ta Phut and beyond.20 m. Major oil suppliers can be contacted: P. (approx..pat. Fire Tel: 210 or 211 (internal call). SIZE: 45. Chonburi 20230. Most doctors understand and speak English and other foreign languages. available at Pattaya. Under no circumstances will a mixture of wires and synthetic ropes in the same direction of service and to the same mooring point be acceptable.000 d. Caltex : 180/8 Moo 7.pat. 12␥ 36' N. 351-195. Ship’s Master or the harbour authorities. Lardprao.0 m. AUTHORITY: Laem Chabang Port. No special yacht moorings are available. Ambulance: Call direct to the hospital or use the port ambulance.9 m. The following precautions are to be taken: 1. The charge is 300 Baht per day per line. if necessary. 2508 Readers are encouraged to send updates/additions (see p.000 d. B. quay wall. 200 m. WASTE OIL DISPOSAL: No waste oil disposal service is presently available. Liquid Cargo Berth No. These services have to be arranged by ship’s Agent. TANKERS: See ‘‘Berthing – Basin 1 – North Quay’’. is situated about 10 km. LAEM CHABANG Deratting: Deratting services are available. A. MAP TA PHUT: 12␥ 39' N 101␥ 09' E (A) THAI TANK TERMINAL (B) RAYONG REFINERY (C) STAR MARINE TERMINAL (D) MAP TA PHUT SPM TERMINAL (E) NPC TERMINAL (F) MTT TERMINAL (A) THAI TANK TERMINAL: (See Plan) LOCATION: The terminal is situated on the eastern shore of the Gulf of Thailand between Sattahip and Rayong.m. to Pattaya. Chonburi 20230.9 m. Ltd. Communication: Laem Chabang Port is connected by road to Bangkok and beyond. The Royal Thai Navy has a radio system. which is private.) became operational in December 1992.THAILAND MEDICAL: Full public hospital facilities available without prior notice are situated in Sriracha. A.. Terminal for general goods. Fax: (␣66-38) 351-578. : Petroleum Thai Authority. to the North. additional precautions may be agreed.0 m. and draft 11. Chonburi 20230. draft of ship: Platform: Mooring: Cargo: Prevailing wind: Tidal variation: Tidal and Weather Information: ␣3. Fax: (␣66-2) 238-5313. Shops. MAX. FUEL: Fuel can only be supplied by small tankers and truck. Long.P. RESTRICTIONS: Berthing and unberthing throughout 24 hours. T.p. cement and other break bulk cargo (export). 12. Fax: (␣66-38) 426016. LOA 200 m. Tungsukla. 2: Length of berth: Max. and to the whole N. Fax: (␣66-38) 352-335.T. Any known defects in the vessel’s mooring system or limitations of mooring winch brakes should be reported to the Terminal Manager by the Master. The floating dock (capacity 40. SERVICES: Ship chandlery is available. 2. Another modern hospital. to the North of the port. Don Muang International Airport (Bangkok) is situated about 150 km. SEAMAN’S CLUBS: No Seaman’s Club available. GARBAGE DISPOSAL: Garbage is collected from vessels by truck or garbage boat at vessel’s request. 1046 and 3966. chemicals and liquified gases.htm AGENT: See ‘‘Bangkok’’. ␣3. ANCHORAGES: Lat. Oil Co. Tel: (␣66-38) 312001/2. Charts: BA Charts No.co. Chemicals and mineral oils SW’ly HAT MHHW MHW MSL MLLW Liquid Cargo Berth No. Rail Links: A railway links the Port (Container. part of Thailand. Under negotiation between LCP and private company to handle coal (import).E.h. is to be installed.w. State Enterprise Sale Division. in order that.lcp. Sriracha. (CD) 11. Sitthivorakich Building. GENERAL: Rescue and Distress: The port tugs are available for rescue and distress missions. TELEPHONES: Telephone on board are available on request. The number and capacity of tugs depends on vessel’s size.9 m. Fixed fendering 4 mooring dolphins and 6 breasting dolphins (see ‘‘Plan’’) Chemicals and liquid gas 280 m. : B.). weather permitting. such as: Thai Commercial Bank: Laem Chabang Branch.4 in. Fitting on pipeline is 2. Industry Sale Section. and that winches on securing devices are in efficient operational order. and width 47 m. but is expected in near future. east of Bangkok.200 TEU’s). postage facilities. REPAIRS: Only minor repairs can presently be executed. It is compulsory that the services of a Pilot. in position Lat. Tel: (␣66-38) 351-577. Bottom is sand and mud. Fixed fendering 4 mooring dolphins and 6 breasting dolphins (see ‘‘Plan’’). BERTHING: The marine terminal consists of two identical liquid cargo berths for import and export of mineral oils. situated to the North of the Port. VTS: There is a VTMIS service in operation within the port limits. about 50 km. Bangluk. Email: lcp1997@ptty. Lubricate Products Department. 3. 12. BANKS: There are many banks in this area. 101␥ 09' E. Tel: (␣66-2) 537-2321-25. A. for container vessels (5. GANGWAY/DECK WATCHMEN: Necessary. Sriracha. 5. Tel: ␣66 (38) 490000/38/39. who is authorised by IEAT to be used each time the vessel has to be moved in the terminal area. Tel: (␣66-38) 351148. Tank cleaning services and hull painting services will be available by 1993. Chonburi 20230. 4. 101␥ 10' E. draft of ship: Platform: Mooring: Cargo: 280 m.P. to the South of the port near the famous international seaside resort of Pattaya. Tel: (␣66-38) 352-333-35. A.50 m. A second dry dock with capacity 35. helicopters and ships available at Sattahip Naval Base for rescue and distress. Shell : Shell Sriracha Tank Farm.or. xi for details) . Ext. ␣2. Sukhapiban Road. Cranes: 2␺10 tonne travelling cranes and 1␺100 tonne floating crane due in service soon. Water 25 Baht/cu. Sukhumvit Road. Tel: (␣66-2) 235-5855-8. 4736. Bangkok 10500. Alternatively. Bangkok 10900. Charges are included in Port Dues. Tel: (␣66-38) 330920/1. Port Dues and Charges: Web: http://www. Chonburi.th/index_info_port. (CD) 11. Contact ship’s Agent or Terminal Operator. ␣1. OPENING/CLOSING HATCHES: Normally by ship’s crew. paint and tools has occurred. Tel: (␣66-38) 331219/20.

All afterhouse ventilators shall be turned to face aft during these operations. are properly understood and agreed. unless such tanks are gas-free. 2. reduce spreading and recover the product. TTT reserves the right to adjust loading rate if valve closing times are not compatible with the rates otherwise agreed. 2. Supply Vessel’s Alongside: No supply vessels are allowed alongside. 12. 3. Topping-off: When cargo tanks are being topped-off. 2509 . 13. All product spillage. paint. 3. valves. integrity between cargo and ballast is guaranteed by using a minimum two valves isolation 3. Winches must not be left on automatic tension. loading rates should be reduced by means of the shore pumps or control valves on shore on request by the ship’s officer to the appropriate TTT Representative. drums of oil. all doors and portholes of the afterhouse facing on to the cargo tank deck. 11. The Master may be asked to operate the system to enable timing of the valves to be checked. condenser and waste water is prohibited. All delays/charges caused by the ship’s failure to observe the above precautions will be for the ship’s account. Pressure Surge Precautions: Non-routine closing of the loading system’s automatic intervention or ‘‘fail safe’’ closure of shipboard Emergency Shut Down (ESD) valves can generate dangerous surge pressure. 3. Unauthorised persons are not allowed to enter a vessel berthed alongside the terminal until it has been cleared by Agents and the Authorities. if the above criteria are not met. gas-freeing or tank cleaning. unless prior written permission of the Terminal Manager has been obtained. bearing in mind the grade of the products to be loaded or unloaded and the size and capacity of the vessel’s cargo lines. Every possible action must be taken by the vessel and the terminal to stop spillage. connections and fittings. the maximum loading or unloading rate and pressure shall be agreed between the Master and the appropriate TTT Representative in charge of operations. and where required. the oil shall be disposed of either by mopping-up or by a method agreed by TTT Representative. All valves and tank openings should be closed. ullaging. pumps are to be started. A copy of the Safety Check List. 8. Thunderstorms/Suspension of Operations: During severe thunderstorms. Line Clearing: Should any air or water be present in the line. that the stand-by. valves. cargo operations remain adequately supervised 3. vessel’s winches must be secured with the brakes hardened up. vessel should be ready to load. permission will be granted by the Terminal Manager provided that: 1. or from the vessel whilst alongside. any delays to loading beyond 4 hours will result in the vessel being instructed to vacate the berth. sampling. Inspection of Vessels prior to Commencement of Loading/Unloading: Prior to commencement of loading or unloading operations. and a vacuum shown on the pressure gauge before opening the sea valve. must be reported immediately to the Jetty Operator./hr.. hoses ANSI 150. Clearance of the Vessel: Owing to the highly flammable nature of the products handled at the terminal. Ullage pipes and sighting ports may be opened for sampling and ullaging. See guidelines on how to compile and submit information to us (page xi).. When loading or unloading has been completed. If a product spillage occurs. Closing of Doors. scaling and scraping of steelwork. During loading or unloading of cargo and when ballasting. provided that: 1. Vessel must provide full power or steam on deck to all mooring winches throughout the period alongside the jetty. TTT reserves the right to refuse permission. which may cause a spark.THAI TANK 6. Loading and Unloading: Supervision and control throughout the period of loading or unloading operations shall be exercised as follows: 1. after the unloading of such cargo. 2. all scupper holes shall be plugged and cemented in such manner as will make them leak-proof. chipping. Tank Cleaning: 1. Drip trays must always be used when pipeline connections are broken. Bunkering. pumping speed should be regulated to eliminate the danger from static electricity until the air or water has been displaced. After completion of berthing operations. Terminal Supervisor will place a portable radio aboard the vessel to be used by the vessel for contacting the terminal during operations. who will contact the necessary department concerned. the appropriate document indemnifying TTT against all accidents has been signed 7. 4. are suspended 4. if an oil spillage occurs. Communications: Once a vessel has berthed. Safety Check List: The Master must complete and return to the Terminal Supervisor a Safety Check List certifying that all statutory conditions have been complied with.m. Suitable measures are to be taken to avoid polluting the terminal and personnel in the vicinity when water. and may be requested to have valves adjusted according to the provisions of the IMO codes for vessels carrying Liquified Gases in Bulk. but must be closed when sampling or ullaging is not being carried out. No vessel which has windsails in her tanks is permitted at berth alongside. gas venting system and vessel’s pumps and the appropriate loading or unloading plan agreed in writing. the designated point for setting down of vessel’s stores is at the discretion of the terminal personnel 8. or other climatic conditions. Under no circumstances shall product be washed or swept overboard. Under no circumstances shall oil be washed overboard 6.000 cu. capable of causing sparks. Immediately after loading or unloading has commenced. shall be undertaken on any vessel (and no iron or steel hammers or other instruments. Where wires are used. and an adequate number of crew shall remain on board to deal with any emergencies. Product Spillage and Leakage: 1. 5. TTT personnel and Representatives shall have access to the vessel for the performance of their duties. and in order to comply with the Petroleum Regulations. whether on to the deck of the vessel or into the sea. All pipes. 3. and it is recommended that wires are used and secured to the mooring points on the jetty head/breasting dolphin. and stern discharge and other lines not in use. 2. care should be taken to ensure that during changeover from tank to tank. GENERAL: Prohibition of Pollution: 1. only segregated ballast tanks may be used. the loading or unloading of any cargo may be suspended by the responsible ship’s officer and/or the appropriate TTT Representative. etc. they should be of similar breaking strain to that of the rope. These items must not be dragged or rolled along the deck 5. In particular. all necessary loading valves on board are properly set. Drip trays must always be used when pipeline connections are broken. it is necessary to exercise strict control of access to the area. 9. Mooring lines must be adjusted under the supervision of a responsible officer. Bathing: Bathing will not be permitted from the platform and approaches. vessel shall vacate the berth. a responsible ship’s officer shall make an overside inspection in the vicinity of all sea valves. Reduction of Loading or Unloading Rates: 1. Initial Discharge Rate: 700 cu. Bunkering and Storing: No bunkering facilities are provided on the terminal. e. A strict watch must be maintained on the vessel’s moorings at all states of tide to ensure that all lines are properly tensioned and tended. all sea suctions and discharge valves connected to the cargo system shall be securely shut and lashed. Prior to any handling of cargo or bunkers. cease loading and other necessary signals. etc. Back-up support by the vessel’s crew is to be assured. 10. 4. In normal conditions. 7. shall be kept free from leakage. No tank cleaning or gas-freeing is permitted alongside. Pollution of the terminal area by vessel effluent. access to the terminal is not obstructed 2. but only with permission of both the Terminal Manager and the Master of the vessel. On completion of cargo operations. should be landed on rubber or other suitable matting and not directly onto vessel’s deck. berthing/unberthing is permitted throughout 24 hours. steel plates. Prior to commencement of operations./hr. the responsible ship’s officer shall confirm with the appropriate TTT Representative. A responsible member of the ship’s personnel shall be stationed near the vessel’s main cargo control valve. signed by both vessel and terminal representative. unless written permission has been obtained from the Terminal Manager. All further berthing operations will be for the vessel’s Owner account. Portholes and Ventilators during Operations: While any cargo is being handled or during the ballasting. vessel effluent and vapours are discharged. Soot emissions and any excessive exhaust emissions from the funnel or exhaust lines are to be avoided. CARGO OPERATIONS: Vessel Readiness: Prior to berthing alongside. used for handling cargo. Once moored. A responsible ship’s officer. it shall be the duty of the Master or Chief Officer with the appropriate TTT Representative to carry out inspections to ensure that all safety regulations are being observed. to prevent undue movement of the vessel. Repair Work and Maintenance: No boiler cleaning. Please prepare manifold on the vessel’s starboard side and reducer required from vessel in case of different manifold sizing. on commencement to ballast. The Master should endeavour to ensure compliance with the mooring layout. Under no circumstances shall any vessel attempt to reduce the rate of loading from shore by closing any vessel’s valves. or work likely to cause sparks. shall be used for the purpose of opening or closing hatches). cargo operations are suspended 2.m. pumps and cargo venting system of the vessel. shall be blanked-off. the flexible hose or hoses shall be drained and disconnected. If it is necessary to ballast into the cargo tanks to maintain agreed manifold air drafts. gas cylinders or any other heavy metal parts. THAILAND BALLAST: Ballasting: As long as the vessel is moored at the berth. which may be hazardous to the safety of the operations. Deballasting: Deballasting is not allowed in the harbour. all tank lids must remain closed. the product shall be disposed of by a method agreed by the TTT Representative. Closing of Sea Valve connected with Cargo System: Prior to commencement of loading or unloading operations. 2. the valves to the empty tank are opened well before those on the tank being finished are shut down. unless all tank openings are closed. Agreement of Loading or Unloading Rates and Pressures: Prior to commencement of operations. who is thoroughly familiar with the arrangements of the cargo lines. The Master will give them all the necessary information with regard to operations and shall allow them to inspect all safety equipment and handling facilities. No vessel is permitted to berth alongside when tanks are not gas-free. shall be on duty. A similar periodical inspection throughout the loading or unloading operations is required. Max. cargo operations which may allow vapours to escape on deck. storing and victualling of vessels may be permitted during operations. Liquid Manifold: 2␺8 in. hoses or arms disconnected. deflexing. 14. The terminal will require cargo operations to be stopped and/or tugs summoned if the vessel’s movement will endanger loading arms/hoses or in the absence of an alert efficient deck watch. Back springs should be as long as possible.MAP TA PHUT . to ensure that there are no leaks. is to be retained on the vessel.g. The radio will be set for direct contact with the Jetty Operator and Terminal Supervisor. and the agreed Loading/Unloading Signals are understood. and the doors leading to the centrecastle from the accommodation shall be kept securely closed. Discharge Rate: 2.

The port area is shown on Royal Thai Navy (RTN) Chart No.) Nil 2␺2. (Back-up) 2␺3. dia. dia.000 (12 in. There shall be prepared a gangway of approved pattern as means of access to a vessel. 10.m. unmooring and cargo operations are carried out on a 24 hour basis. Web: www. and the water depth is 12. 10␥. tradesmen and suppliers will be issued with a day pass by the Security Officer.m.) 1␺700 (8 in. dia.t. Water Depth in Approach : 12. 6 Passenger Lists. 12␥ 36. 1 and No. 7. Mooring: Mooring gangs and mooring boats are provided by RRC. (maximum) through 2␺8 in. but towards the east. dia.) 3␺700 (8 in. doctors and dentists are available on request via the Agent. draft 10. Tug lines are used for towing. Pattaya is about 45 minutes drive from Map Ta Phut. 75. whilst alongside the terminal./sec. Maximum LOA : 260. tugs. dia. All damage and costs to the tug arising during the assistance.: 6 breast lines and 2 springs. and 3 respectively.0 m. LOA 182 m.5 m. 2 Berth No. sheltered by manmade breakwater and fairly well protected from swell. reduced to LLW.000 (12 in.000 tonnes d. dia. must be compensated for by the ship in question.000 cu. SHIPMASTER’S REPORT: July 1994. dia. Immobilisation of Engines: 1. the Terminal Manager may require that the vessel be removed at the Owner’s costs. 3 Nil Nil 1␺200 (8 in.000 (16 in. MAX. Somkiat Khunlertkit.) 3␺700 (8 in.0 m. 6 Arms and Ammunition Lists.) Nil 3␺700 (8 in. RESTRICTIONS: The water depth of the approach channel is 12. South of the capital Bangkok. The minimum width of the approach channel is 250 m. for vessels above that size. BERTHING: Mooring. reduced to LLW. RADIO: ETA: The estimated time of arrival (ETA) of ships has to be given 72 hours.90 m. 0. 11.49 knots). The Manager said that if the demand for tank storage is fulfilled. Pier No. dia.000 (8 in. dia. Maximum draft at Berth No. refrigerators. PILOTAGE: Government Pilotage is compulsory for all vessels.97 m. 49. fax or telex. All consequential costs resulting from repair work carried out on the vessel while it is moored at the terminal shall be borne by the vessel. VTS: There is a VTMIS service in operation within the port limits. Long.w. 2. reduced to Lowest Low Water (LLT). All vessels berth with portside alongside. due to difficulties of berthing during bad weather. calculators. for vessels up to 6. Cargo: 29.) 3␺700 (8 in.0 m. Two hours before the Pilot embarks or when in VHF range. dia. long). fore and aft.O C&D Jet A-1 ULG-92 ULG-97 3␺700 (8 in. some 170 km. The 3 jetties of Rayong Refinery Co. 110.500 cu. Liquid Cargo Terminal.0 m. dia.968 tonnes./sec.5 m. The Pilots also serve as Docking Masters. (CD)). Arrival draft 10. is hoping to get the management of the SPM operations. Channel 13 is used for communication between vessels. These berths are mainly to serve the refinery. and beam 46 m. dia. (RRC) are located on the S. Max.: 4 breast lines and 2 springs. 7. Also the buoys and leading lights are unreliable. 1 Berth No. 170.5 m.000 d. Should the repair works represent a risk for the terminal. or should the conditions of the approval be contravened.): Product ADO Chem. Gangway: Vessel’s gangway required (Jetty platform: ␣7. Maximum Approach Velocity : 0.700 tonnes of Naphtha.0 m. 141 and on British Admiralty Chart No. said that this matter is underway and Thai Tanker Terminal has good co-operation with the Port Authorities. Thailand. Maximum Approach Angle : 10␥. 6 Ship’s Domestic Movable Properties Lists. radios. Berthing is possible throughout 24 hours. for Jetties No. A notice board shall be displayed in a prominent area near the access to the vessel indicating ‘‘No admittance except on business’’ and ‘‘No smoking allowed’’. Shore Gangway Jetty No. TUGS: Tug usage is compulsory in the port for both berthing and unberthing. (0. MTBE Condensate Berth No. 101␥ 10.000 d. 8. The harbour is located between the cities of Sattahip and Rayong at Thailand’s Eastern seaboard. also the shore gangway was missing. Map Ta Phut. Crew members of a vessel are not allowed to enter the terminal without permission. 2 Berth No. dia. (B) RAYONG REFINERY: LOCATION: Map Ta Phut port is an industrial harbour owned and managed by the Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT). side of Map Ta Phut port in close vicinity of the port entrance. MEDICAL: Hospitalisation.) Nil 2␺3. This is also the case on Berth (TTT) No.000 (12 in.) 1␺2.) Nil Berth No. The port is developing fast. 157.0 m. Mooring Requirements: Up to 6. (0. MAP TA PHUT .000 (12 in. Terminal Manager (Email: somkiat@thaitank. The roads from Map Ta Phut to Bangkok are good. i. Also see ‘‘Berthing’’. On the West side of the port. and for which the tug could be made responsible.O.m. VHF: Communication/Pilot Boarding Area: The Map Ta Phut Pilot Office can be contacted on VHF Channel 16. The distance from the Fairway Buoy to the harbour’s Western breakwater is 2 nautical miles. OPERATOR: Thai Tank Terminal Ltd.t.18 m. reduced to Lowest Low Water (LLW). Once contact is established. they are going to need 3 times the land they have.) 2␺2. CARGO OPERATIONS: Loading and Discharging: Prior to operations. It shall be properly secured and tended.THAILAND Controlled Access to the Terminal: Persons with valid works passes are allowed to enter the terminal to proceed to the jetty. 2. Pilot exemption for regular local traders has been introduced.) 1␺700 (8 in.) Maximum Shore Loading (Export) Capacities (cu.e. Building of new berths is underway for Shell and Caltex. (The last 2 lists to declare brands and serial numbers of watches. the ETA has to be confirmed verbally to the pilot station together with the maximum draft.0 m.. Maximum Draft : 11. if so required. 2. Feedstock (Tops/Naphtha) F. Emergency Towing Wires: Any vessel. The Terminal Manager of the Thai Tanker Terminal Ltd. hoses.com Contact: Wiroj Jiradecha. 60.t. 1: Water Depth in Berth : 13. Rayong 21150. improvement of the roads is still going on. Persons having lawful business with vessels. The storage tank for naphtha is 56.w.0 m. This is specially venerable to the weather.600 d.m. 6 Ports of Call Lists. Jetty No. dia. flaked on deck with an eye on the outboard end and inboard end made fast to the vessel’s bitts on the offshore bow and quarter. 6 Narcotics Lists.) 2␺2. The co-operation of the Masters and Shipping Agents is requested in the interest of safety.Ltd. These piers are for loading petroleum products. FAX: ␣66 (38) 683173. there is a long pier and at its end is a chemical berth. dia. according to the Berthing Pilot.5 m.0 m.thaitank. fore and aft. a Ship/Shore Safety Check List. Thailand.) 2␺3. dia. also towards the east of Thai Tank Terminal.5 m. 1. Frequent delays will occur at this pier.0' N.000 tonnes.5 m. 6 Crew’s Personal Effects Lists. cameras. and was the first ship to discharge naphtha at the pier. The main engine shall always be kept ready for immediate use.) 2␺2. TV’s. Tel: ␣66 (38) 683172.) 3␺700 (8 in. 10␥.31 knots). Maximum Berthing Displacement : 87. dia.0 m. 3 2510 Readers are encouraged to send updates/additions (see p. reduced to LLW. Vessel berthed at Thai Tank Terminal Ltd (TTT) Berth No./hr. and a written Cargo Plan in accordance or similar with Annex VI of the Jetty Safety Regulations (Not reproduced) are to be completed. 1. dia. as mentioned in ‘‘Marine Terminal Pass Form’’. Map Ta Phut Industrial Port.0' E.520 tonnes.) 3␺700 (8 in. Vessel: 38. being built by Shell/Caltex.25 m. The commercial port of Map Ta Phut was opened in 1992 and is developing strongly. and 1. 2: Water Depth in Berth Water Depth in Approach Maximum Draft Maximum LOA Minimum LOA Maximum Berthing Displacement Maximum Approach Velocity Maximum Approach Angle Shore Gangway Jetty No. heading South towards the port entrance. berthing the vessel with the assistance of tugs. The buoys and leading lights are to be upgraded. DOCUMENTS: The following documents are required: 10 Crew Lists. Minimum LOA : 75. PO Box 21. 11. 48 hours and 24 hours prior to arrival to the ship’s Agent via cable. Over 6. all electrical and sound equipment). Thai Tank Terminal facilities are inside the port. The Thai Tank Terminal Ltd. HEALTH: No advanced Radio Pratique is permitted.) 1␺200 (8 in. dia./sec. The refinery is going to be supplied by a SPM Buoy 23 nautical miles offshore and is going to be able to receive VLCCs.t. Port of Map Ta Phut (Rayong).) Berth No. TTT has the first option on the area between their facilities and the West pier for chemicals.35 knots). The Pilot embarks approximately 1 nautical mile South of the Fairway Buoy in position Lat. therefore the discharging was slow. pipeline (about 5 km.E.16 m. Harbour Master and mooring boats for berthing and unberthing. This mentioned land is now sea and has to be filled-in. 3966 respectively.000 (16 in.000 (16 in.) 3␺700 (8 in. 1 3␺700 (8 in.w. Urgent repairs may only be undertaken with written approval from the Terminal Manager.5 m. shall provide emergency towing wires of sufficient length to reach the water’s edge with about 20 m. dia. Repairs which restrict the manoeuvrability of the vessel may only be carried out and on the condition that the Master hires sufficient stand-by tugs to move the vessel. the approaches on RTN Chart No. Anchors: Every vessel shall have anchors ready for immediate use. 2 is 11. The water depth in the harbour approach is 12. (0. The entry of women to the terminal is restricted to female members of a vessel’s crew or the wives of crew members. 0. the vessel is requested to stand-by on VHF Channel 14.5 m.0 m./hr.0 m. reduced to LLW. The tug and its crew are regarded as employed by the ship being towed. but the weather might delay Pilot to working during daylight hours only.com). dia. Number of Crew: The Master shall at all times retain sufficient crew on board to operate the vessel.5 m.5 m. dia./hr.): Grade Crude F. xi for details) . RRC’s requirements for under-keel clearances vary between 1. and 8. 3: Water Depth in Berth Water Depth in Approach Maximum Draft Maximum LOA Minimum LOA Maximum Berthing Displacement Maximum Approach Velocity Maximum Approach Angle Shore Gangway (Stair Type) : : : : : : : : 13. Operations Manager. Maximum Shore Receiving (Import) Capacities (cu. 1. 3.0 m.w. dia.. : : : : : : : : 8. but the Chicksan arms have not been installed yet. Thai Tank terminal only stores chemicals and petroleum products. SIZE: The Harbour Department stipulates the following maximum sizes for vessels entering the port: LOA 260 m. 6 Stores and Provision Lists (Steward/deck/engine department).) 1␺700 (8 in. 2 is to be fully equipped before the end of the year.) 3␺700 (8 in.THAI TANK 6 Foreign Currency Lists.0 m. and distribution of the products to the chemical industry in the area is by means of a 16 in. The berth has been completed.

Available through 6 in.200 h. arms for the handling of crude oil and products as follows: Jetty No.) due to the disposition of the mooring equipment. published by the ‘‘International Chamber of Shipping’’ (ICS). 5: Grades available for Export: Import: Ballast Facilities: Vessel Size: All Loading Arm Operating Envelopes: Loading Arm Size: Maximum LOA: Maximum Draft: Export. above MHHW. above MLLW. Premium and Regular Mogas. and LPG North 95. Berth No. one vessel at a time. and 3. Governed by the Loading Arm Operating Envelope as well as LOA and draft. some 170 km. 1: 2␺16 in. GENERAL: Wind/Tide: The non-harmonic maximum tidal range in the area is between 0. OPERATOR: Rayong Refinery Co.8 m. 13 and 14. the maximum drafts for vessels arriving or departing from Map Ta Phut Marine Terminal are as follows: Berth No. back-up crude plus 3␺8 in.0 m. Minimum height 0. Winds are influenced by North East and South West Monsoon periods respectively. 3: 4␺8 in. 1 12. 8 in.5 m. 8 in. Condensate. Provisions and Stores: Provisions and stores of good quality available on 48 hours notice via the Agent. Acceptable volumes will be decided on a case by case basis. 2 8.000 d. 1-8 Road. See guidelines on how to compile and submit information to us (page xi). 8.0 m.Ltd. and in Easterly direction during ebb tide.Box 34) Map Ta Phut. (C) STAR MARINE TERMINAL: situated in the Map Ta Phut Industrial Port.0 m.600 h. FUEL: Bunkers have to be ordered through the Agent.5 m. The LPG Berth has a dredged operating basin which limits vessel’s maximum overall length to LPG South 80. Safety rules in case of chemicals and liquified gas are based on ‘‘Tanker Safety Guide (Chemicals)’’ and ‘‘Tanker Safety Guide (Liquified Gases)’’ respectively. inspections of vessels are carried out before and during cargo operations by the RRC Loading Master and/or the Marine Department in accordance with RRC Jetty Safety Regulations. 2: 2␺12 in. 8 in.96 m. (P. Product vessels are handled at all berths on the southern pier. and hardly ever exceed 2. flexible hose only. assuming that the loading manifold is positioned amidships. High Speed Diesel. Reformate High Speed Diesel. 8. 180.8 m. 4 Berth No. 7. Jetty No. No fuel oil bunkers available at this berth. 1 and No.p.5 m. with QCDC. and 2␺3. No.t.0 m. Transport: No public transport is available. Tel: ␣66 (38) 684290. Maximum height 17.. above Chart Datum. with QCDC. Also see ‘‘Berthing’’. 3 12. Draft: Generally. Maximum height 17. Berth No. SIZE: Overall Length Restrictions: The design basis for the Products Pier is to accommodate vessels up to 12.025. Heavy Gas Oil.5 m. Maximum height 19. Premium and Regular Mogas. Port State Control: Map Ta Phut port is open to ships in national and foreign going trade. and form part of the vessel’s structure. The exceptions to this rule are as follows: Berth No. 1 can only safely accommodate tankers up to 70 m. Available through 6 in.w.96 m. 260. 1 and 4.m.96 m.0 m. All vessels shall have manifold arrangements which comply with the standards recommended by the OCIMF – Standards for Tanker Manifolds and Associated Equipment. 8. Long. delivery by bunker barge.0 m. Premium and Regular Mogas. but selection is very limited. This has to be confirmed in writing by the vessel’s Master.p. 8. Heavy Gas Oil Loading Arm Operating Envelopes: Loading Arm Size: Fuel Oil Loading Arm Operating Envelopes: Loading Arm Size: Maximum LOA: Maximum Beam: Maximum Draft: Berth No. Deck/engine room spares are usually available in reasonable quantities. 2511 . Reformate High Speed Diesel. flexible hose only. above MHHW. Deeper drafts may be accepted on occasions. Reformate High Speed Diesel. Maximum height 19.96 m. There is no current in the port apart from the normal flood and ebb current caused by the water flowing into and out of the port respectively.. Governed by the Loading Arm Operating Envelope as well as LOA. depending on the predicted height of tide and must always be agreed with the Area Operating Manager. FAX: ␣66 (38) 684294. The specific gravity of the sea water in port is 1. Pilots normally board at the approach channel entrance. 12.3 m.50 m. Under no circumstances will an immobilisation of the main engine be permitted. PILOTAGE: Compulsory for non-exempt vessels. and consists of 2 concrete piers. Special attention is paid to a vessel’s manifold arrangements which must be of a fixed and permanent design (including pipelines.5 m. Foreigners need a passport while ashore.2 knots – 0. transport to be arranged via the Agent. 12␥ 40' N. MTBE. in length (1. but quite often vary from their predominant directions. Rayong 20 km. Berth No.000 d.t. above MLLW. Quantity variations may be possible.96 m. A vessel will only be accepted at a berth providing it is compatible with all aspects of the berth design. Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate. repair work is not permitted while alongside any jetty. Jetty No. 12. Export. Maximum height 17. above MLLW. RESTRICTIONS: Berthing and unberthing possible day and night. Thailand. 4. but seldom greater than 20 knots. by road. above MLLW.000 d. for crude oil plus 3␺8 in. Minimum height 0.8 m. Governed by the Loading Arm Operating Envelope as well as LOA and draft. for products. RRC’s Jetty Safety Regulations are in accordance with the ‘‘International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals’’ (ISGOTT). with QCDC. Inspections: Alongside RRC installations.0 m. 8 in. Slops and Sludge Reception: Ballast reception is generally restricted to 300 cu. VTS: There is a VTMIS service in operation within the port limits.w. etc. Sweet Naphtha. above MLLW. above MHHW. Export. Wave heights are mainly below 1 m. LOCATION: The Star Petroleum Refining Co. Thailand is a signatory to the memorandum for Port State Control. 1 and No.0 m. All loading arm flanges are of ANSI 150 LB standard and the couplings to be bolted manually. Minimum height 0. For exclusions see Jetty Safety Regulations.).MAP TA PHUT . Fax: ␣66 (38) 683746). Minimum height 0. 5. Sweet Naphtha. 45. 3: Grades available for Export: Import: Ballast Facilities: Vessel Size: Mogas. Fuel Oil No. Contact: Pissanu Sanyatit. Fuel Oil No.. Sweet Naphtha. 2: Grades available for Export: Import: Ballast Facilities: Vessel Size: All Loading Arm Operating Envelopes: Loading Arm Size: Maximum LOA: Maximum Draft: Berth No. due to the system layout. Due to the unavailability of public transport and the distance to the next city (i. in position Lat. 12 in. above MHHW. and the Ship/Shore Safety Check List. for products.8 m. Outside the port. VHF: Port on Channels 16. No barges or boats are allowed alongside vessels moored at RRC jetties.O. Minimum height 6.7 knots. 150. Rayong 21150. 8 in. approx. 85. Velocities are typically less than 10 knots. Ltd. 1: Grades available for Export: Import: Ballast Facilities: Vessel Size: All Loading Arm Operating Envelopes: Loading Arm Size: Maximum LOA: Maximum Draft: Berth No.5 m.e. with QCDC. FRESH WATER: Ordered via the Agent in advance and will be delivered by barge.77 m. Available. Naphtha Loading Arm Operating Envelopes: Loading Arm Size: Crude Oil. Marine Terminal is Export. though brief peak gusts of up to 60 knots associated with thunderstorm and torrential rain are occasionally experienced around the month of November.t. beam and draft. 1 and No. TUGS: 3␺3. valves and supports.0 m. but each case will be granted individually.3 knots.96 m. Sweet Naphtha. SHORE LEAVE: Shore leave is permitted. has been allowed. Governed by the Loading Arm Operating Envelope as well as LOA and draft. with QCDC. 12.). Berth No. MTBE. 8 in. Heavy Gas Oil.0 m.8 m. Minimum height 0. above MLLW. 3 has been designed to accommodate larger vessels up to 90. Terminal on Channels 19 and 67. Head of Marine (Tel: ␣66 (38) 683759. above MLLW. Sweet Naphtha. the main direction of the current runs more or less parallel to the shore line in Westerly directions during floor tide. No fuel oil bunkers available at this berth. REPAIRS: In general.RAYONG Flanges/Loading Arms/Couplings: All 3 jetties are fitted with 5 rigid loading THAILAND Berth No. Reformate High Speed Diesel. Crude Oil. The average current is 0. 4. Max.0 m. Premium and Regular Mogas. the northern pier is however dedicated to LPG. Deballasting. Premium and Regular Mogas.w. MAX. so governmental inspections can be carried out. 135..5 m. Minimum height 0. above MHHW. Governed by the Loading Arm Operating Envelope as well as LOA and draft.. above MHHW. Maximum height 17. Available. 5 LPG South LPG North 12.0 m. BERTHING: Berth No. above MHHW. REPATRIATION: Available via Bangkok International Airport.8 m. with QCDC. and so prevent their use. Slops are only acceptable provided they are chemically uncontaminated. and when occupied may overhang Berths No. Maximum height 17. for products. An under-keel clearance safety margin of 1. 4: Grades available for Export: Import: Ballast Facilities: Vessel Size: All Loading Arm Operating Envelopes: Loading Arm Size: Maximum LOA: Maximum Draft: Export. with QCDC.0 m. which are handed out to every vessel calling at their facilities. 101␥ 09' E. consequently larger quantities have to be loaded at the anchorage. Available. Heavy Gas Oil. Fuel Oil No. Samples will be required if slop reception is agreed. 4. per vessel. the maximum never exceeds 0. Tug Berth: Loading of High Speed Diesel for tugs.8 m.0 m.0 m.

LOA (approximately 2. Special attention is paid to a vessel’s manifold arrangement which must be of a fixed end permanent design (including pipelines. 7. Supervisor or Master of a vessel may order the cancellation of a scheduled berthing at any stage of the operation. 4. The Master shall provide the Company with a list of crew and expected visitors. A strict watch is to be kept on moorings and they are to be tended to prevent undue movement of the vessel. on or directly above any part of the main deck.50 m.North Side: Grades available for Export/Import: Vessel Size: Loading Arm Operating Envelopes: Loading Arm Size: Maximum LOA: Minimum LOA: Draft: LPG Governed by the Loading Arm Operating Envelope as well as LOA and draft. Stores are delivered by water and conveyed in a craft approved by the Company.000 tonnes d. 5. 4. 10.5 m.t. LPG . Mooring Requirements: In general. safety net and lifebuoy. 4.4 m. 170 km. AIRPORT: Bangkok International. as determined by the Supervisor are met in full. method statement and a list of shore workmen employed on a vessel must be given to the Supervisor before work commences. All vessels shall have manifold arrangements which comply with the standards recommended by the OCIMF Standards for Tanker Manifolds and Associated Equipment. 2. rigged and secured to the offshore bow and quarter with the towing eyes maintained just above the water level. if applicable./hr. may be discharged overboard subject to the approval of the Port Authority and the Company. 6 in.000 d. 1 and No. Where approved repair work involves the immobilisation of the vessel’s main engines.m. GENERAL: Tidal Information: Highest Astronomical Tide ␣3. LOA to 110 m. It is prohibited to moor a vessel at the Terminal without the permission of the Manager. Repair work includes. Moorings: Vessel moorings are used and a minimum of 5 suitable lines must be provided at each end.000 tonnes d.0 m. Tank Cleaning and Gas Freeing: Crude oil washing.18 m. height above deck and distance between connections. Origin and quantity of ballast and whether it is to be retained. The following information was received by the ship’s Master for the Terminal: General Information: The Alliance Refining Co.South Side: Grades available for Export: Vessel Size: Loading Arm Operating Envelopes: Loading Arm Size: Maximum LOA: Minimum LOA: Draft: LPG. Officials of the Company and Port Authority shall have the right to board a vessel at any time to ensure that these Regulations are being observed. the Master shall discuss with the Company: 1.2 m. South Terminal: Information contained in ‘‘Appendix B’’ (Not provided).m. 5.0 m. Self-tensioning winches must not be used in automatic mode and winch brakes must be kept hardened up except when moorings are being tended. Adequate size towing wires for the size of a vessel are to be provided. FUEL: Bunkers available with advance notice.5 m. Conduct of such visitors shall be the responsibility of the Master. Method of storing. using the ship’s lifting equipment and in such a manner that no part of the storing activity takes place alongside. 3. 5. arrangements for disposal of the material must be made with the vessel’s Agent who maintains a list of contractors licensed to handle hazardous material. MOORING: 1.) and form part of the vessel’s structure.4 m. All such store items are to be landed on an area covered with wood or canvas to prevent sparks. When tugs or other craft are alongside a vessel.4 m. Small items of ship’s stores capable of being carried by hand. Crude Oil Washing. 3 North has been designed to accommodate larger vessels up to 104.THAILAND LPG . During the handling of such packages. the means of access/egress shall include an upper platform and bulwark ladder to provide safe access to the ship’s deck. 4. (Chart Datum). 3. 4. Petroleum with a flash point greater than 60␥C is being handled. Product vessels are handled at ARC North Terminal southern pier and 3 jetties of ARC South Terminal. Minimum height 2. – 40.t. or on arrival at the Terminal. Maximum ship and shore loading and discharge rates. 5.0 m. hull painting.t. Mean Low Water ␣1.000 tonnes d. and so prevent their use. BALLAST: Vessels are expected to arrive with clean ballast as there are limited shore ballast reception facilities. properly rigged with side rails. the minimum requirement should be considered as follows: ARC North Terminal: A minimum of 5 mooring lines are to be provided by the vessel both fore and aft. 2. Whether crude oil washing is to be undertaken whilst alongside. 6. Any other information concerning the vessel regarding safe operations./hr. may be handled via the ship’s gangway during operations. Mean Low Low Water Lowest Astronomical Tide Lowest Low Water MAP TA PHUT . testing and servicing of electrical equipment (including radar. 2512 Readers are encouraged to send updates/additions (see p. Major items or ship’s stores may be handled during operations provided that: 1. Under adverse weather conditions. in position Lat. Persons appearing to be affected by drugs or alcohol will be refused access to the Terminal. The ARC North Terminal. above MHHW.w. Marine Terminal is situated in the Map Ta Phut Industrial Port. The Company and Port Regulations require that only authorised persons shall be allowed access to the Terminal and they must comply with any restrictions placed upon them. above MHHW.0 m. Mean High High Water ␣3. Vessels greater than 6. Location of manifold relative to the bow. Repair Work: Repair work involving either hot or cold work or the use of naked lights is prohibited unless the permission of the Manager has been requested and granted in writing.18 m. 6 in. Consideration will be given to receiving the contents of a vessel’s slop tanks which may be discharged to the shore reception facility after analysis and with the prior consent of the Company.T. arm is 650 cu. Fully pressurised LPG vessels only. and consists of the North and South Terminal. nature and order in which the petroleum will be loaded or discharged. etc.: Three breast lines and 2 springs both fore and aft. Prior approval has been given by the Supervisor.. EMERGENCY CO-ORDINATION CENTRE: Contact the Berth Operator or MCB Chief Operator via Channel 6 UHF. side. size and material of liquid and vapour manifold connections to be utilised. Minimum height 2.50 m. and ensure that during the hours of darkness the gangway is adequately lit. Stores Handling: The handling of any form of packed or general cargo will only be permitted with the specific written approval of the Supervisor and under such conditions as he may reasonably require. discharged overboard or discharged ashore. If material for discharge is incompatible. Governed by the Loading Arm Operating Envelope as well as LOA and draft. The exception to this rule is as follows: Berth No.0 m. 5. chipping and scraping.0 m. the Port Authority. access to and from the ship shall not be obstructed. 125. operations will be suspended until moorings are adjusted to his satisfaction. ␣0. FRESH WATER: Not available. all cargo system openings must be closed unless all tanks are gas free. radio and domestic electrical equipment). a list of specified repairs. Mean High Water ␣2. valves and supports. Defects in ship or equipment affecting performance or manoeuvrability. northern pier is however dedicated to LPG. Number. GARBAGE DISPOSAL: No facilities. Ship’s Gangway: The vessel is to provide a suitable gangway for safe access. Loading Rate through 12 in. A maximum of 2 lines to be secured to any one mooring bollard on the jetty. Fully pressurised LPG vessels only. 1 North can only safely accommodate tankers up to 85 m. Long.. 9. 50. the Supervisor shall be notified of the actual commencement and completion times of the work. with QCDC.000 tonnes d. Such safety and operational requirements will be in accordance with the International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals.) due to the location of the mooring equipment. Maximum height 12. tank cleaning and gas freeing of cargo tanks (including inert gas purging) is not permitted without the written approval of the Supervisor. Loading Rates: Loading Rate through 8 in. 6. 110. 2. ARC South Terminal: Vessels up to 6. but is not restricted to. Stores are handled only at the after end of the vessel. ␣0.6 m. 3. No bunkers available. Quantity. Movement of Tugs and other Craft: During operations. The LPG berth has a dredged operating basin which limits the vessel’s max. Loading Rate for LPG through 6 in. Permission will only be granted subject to berth availability. no vessel or small craft shall be allowed alongside the vessel unless approval has been given by the Supervisor and agreed by the Master. and when occupied will overhang Berths No. and water from segregated tanks. Ltd. Arrival Information Exchange: Prior to.w. Details of crew and expected visitors while in port. above MLLW. Ballast water from non-segregated ballast tanks shall either be retained onboard or discharged into Company tankage. No bunkers available. Should the Supervisor consider the moorings to be inadequately tended. ␣1.w. SHIPMASTER’S REPORT: February 2003. Maximum height 12. Mooring lines of the same material shall be used for all head and stern and breast lines. 7.w.: Six breast lines and 2 springs both fore and aft.t. If permission is granted to undertake repairs. Berth No./hr. Mean Sea Level ␣2.: Four breast lines and 2 springs both fore and aft. 50. xi for details) . No unauthorised personnel are allowed on the berth during the mooring or unmooring of any vessel. The Master shall ensure that the vessel is secured alongside with suitable ropes or wires which are to the satisfaction of the Supervisor.t.w. with QCDC. Length Overall Restrictions: Northern Terminal: The design basis for the Products Pier is to accommodate vessels up to 12.STAR M. 3.495 cu. 7. at both the LPG south and north berths. arm is 240 cu. 101␥ 09' E. A vessel will only be accepted at a berth providing it is compatible with all aspects of the berth design. Sufficient slack wire should be maintained on deck for an emergency pull away by tugs. 2. Quality issues.500 tons displacement. arm is 2. Personnel Access to Restricted Area: 1.w. Vessels greater than 40. Ballast water containing chemicals or waste incompatible with the shore water effluent treatment plant must not be discharged ashore. with regard to any hazardous characteristics of the petroleum on board or previous petroleum cargo carried.000 d. 8. Operations are not affected.m. assuming that the loading manifold is positioned amidships. boiler tube cleaning. provided that any metallic object or package is suitably wrapped to prevent the generation of sparks. Clean ballast water.12␥ 40' N.8 m. Visitors are not allowed to board any vessel except with permission from the Master and Supervisor. above MLLW.t. and provided that all safety and operational requirements. In the case of excessive freeboard.

long b) two messenger lines 24 mm. top mark two black spheres one above the other. If material for discharge is incompatible. Lowest Low Water (LLW) ␣0. located in position Lat. 12␥ 26' N. CHARTS: BA Charts No. In no event shall the Notice of Readiness.0 m. Mean High Water (MHW) ␣2. On approaching the terminal. secured in the berth and whilst unberthing.000 d. each of 10 in.9" N. At Anchor: A good listening watch should be maintained on VHF Channels 16 and 67. LPG South 5. Preparation for Mooring: During the approach.7 m. the vessel should proceed to the designated anchorage position and anchor. 3. They will also carry battery chargers for these radios during the vessel’s stay at the terminal. diameter. Long. located in position Lat. Mooring system consists of two nylon endless grommets.7 m. List of Lights and Tide Tables should be on board.000 tonnes. 6 miles.000 – 300. ⌻ The vessel must provide an adequate lee for boarding. Berth No.6" E. Lowest Astronomical Tide (LAT) ␣0. 101␥ 12' E. Thai Hydrographic Department Chart No.t. 24 hours and 12 hours before arrival.STAR M. Berth No. the vessel’s anchors must be secured by stoppers to prevent accidental dropping with subsequent damage to the subsea pipeline and equipment. 12␥ 29' 33. The vessel will provide 2␺16 in. White winker lights are also fitted to the floating hose strings. The Mooring Master and assistant will advise the Master on all manoeuvres and operations relative to berthing.000 h. 101␥ 11' 57. RESTRICTIONS: Berthing and unberthing day and night. 50 m. VHF: A 24-hour watch is maintained on Channel 67 at the terminal. The berth is designed to accommodate tankers from approximately 80. Consideration will be given to receiving the content of a vessel’s slop tanks. some may be run as head and stern lines respectively. The vessel will be advised of berthing prospects. MOORING: Mooring Master Boarding: The Mooring Master. Ballast Water: Vessels are expected to arrive with clean ballast water due to there being limited shore ballast reception facilities (at ARC North Berths No. 2 8.0 m.t. In addition. This buoy marks a rock pinnacle which is considered dangerous to navigation. vessels should have the recommended SWL capacity for their size as recommended in the latest OCIMF publication Recommendations for Oil Tanker Manifolds and Associated Equipment. Government Officials and Agent. approximately 180␥(T)␺3 miles distance from SPM. 6 miles. 101␥ 12' 24. RADIO: Vessels bound for the Map Ta Phut SPM Terminal are to advise SPRC/RRC of their ETA 72 hours. Mean Low Low Water (MLLW) ␣1. However. The following vessel’s equipment should be ready on the fo’c’sle head: a) two empty spool drums to heave and stow on board two mooring pick-up ropes.w. Mooring/Unmooring: On Arrival: The vessel will be given berthing or anchoring instructions via Agent or upon arrival on VHF Channel 67 by the ARC Marine Terminal. Berth No. and freeboard at any stage of operations not exceeding 22 m.0 m. The strings are marked by winker lights.p. Mean Sea Level (MSL) ␣2. a fog horn will sound Morse code U at 30 second intervals. Also see ‘‘Mooring’’. Gangways: Not provided at the berths.0 m. 3 11.2 m. 1 Berth No.5 m. arrangements for disposal of the material must be made with the vessel’s Agents who maintain a list of contractors licensed to handle hazardous material. Buoy B: Special mark yellow with single yellow X top mark exhibiting a yellow light Fl. exhibiting a white light Fl. in length c) large crow bar Under-keel clearance of 1. 12␥ 29' 43. AUTHORITY: Operator: See ‘‘Part (D)’’. MAX. 4 and 5 only). Long.000 tonnes and a maximum draft of 20. in length. (45 tonnes BP).MAP TA PHUT . ⌻ During night operations. the vessel’s VHF radio should be available on the bridge and in the cargo control room for back-up communications. mooring and cargo transfer will be made. 4 12. The floating hose configuration consists of two strings. it is not possible to provide the above stated breast line requirements. while mooring. sawdust or sand and firefighting equipment in position at the manifold area. with minimum and maximum bow to manifold distance of 115 – 175 m. the main hoses being 24 in. THAILAND The following information is required from the Master:: a) name of vessel b) ETA c) confirmation of adequate stability at all stages of cargo/ballast operations d) SWL of derrick or crane and its state of readiness e) number and size of manifolds f) name of Master g) arrival displacement h) draft i) last port of call (detail as per ISPS advance exchange of information between Agents and terminal) j) owner’s name and address k) Bill of Lading figures l) nationality of officers and crew m) number and size of chain stoppers for SPM mooring n) confirmation that vessel is able to maintain 30% of Summer d. of water (LLT). circumference and 137 m. 12␥ 29' 12.5 m. 5 8. 3 12. Under Pilotage and at Berth: The Mooring Master and Assistant will carry portable intrinsically safe multi-channel radios by means of which all communications regarding approach. It is secured by six chains of 4. Vessels will be called by ARC with berthing information and other instructions. in approximately 25.4" E. These two persons will remain on board the vessel while it is in the berth and suitable officer style accommodation is to be provided for them. 2414 and 3966. ⌻ The Conditions of Entry Into and Use of the Map Ta Phut SPM Terminal form will be presented to the Master of the tanker and shall be signed prior to the commencement of berthing operations. SPM: The SPM exhibits a white light flashing 6 times per 15 seconds and visible at a range of 5 miles. Mean Low Water (MLW) ␣1. (Chart Datum). Buoy A: Isolated danger. Long. Vessels that are found to be seriously deficient in any way will not be berthed or allowed to discharge at the terminal.. then the vessel should proceed to the recommended anchorage area which is in position Lat. 11. In addition.6 m. be valid or binding on the terminal unless the vessel.(4) 20 sec. LOCATION: In position Lat.5 m.6" N. 1 12.0 m. 1. Channel 67 will be the working channel. his assistant and one mooring crew will board the vessel by boat. See guidelines on how to compile and submit information to us (page xi). hawsers of 16 in. 2 Berth No.(2) 12 sec. depending on the predicted tidal height.0 m. 150 lbs. or as otherwise indicated. 101␥ 10' 18. Accommodation is also to be provided for the mooring crew.0 m. Masters of tankers should ascertain berthing prospects from the terminal. black with a broad red horizontal band. Berth No. which may be discharged to the shore reception facility after analysis and with the prior consent of the Company. Tidal Information: Highest Astronomical Tide (HAT) ␣3. Ballast water containing chemicals or waste incompatible with the shore water effluent treatment plant must not be discharged ashore. it does not cover the SPM terminal.4 m.0" N.0 m. ⌻ A safe means of access shall be provided in accordance with the requirements of SOLAS. SIZE: Displacement 350.5 m. each with a 394 tonnes NDBS and equipped with a combination B and C chafe chain.0 m. The vessel’s port side port derrick/crane should be rigged ready to lift the mooring basket from the boat and for connecting the cargo hoses. LPG North 7. Deeper drafts may be accepted on some occasions. the maximum drafts for vessels arriving or departing from Map Ta Phut Marine Terminal are as follows: ARC North: Berth No. ANSI flange connections on selected cargo manifolds made ready for hose connections. No vessel should approach closer to the SPM than 2 miles without a SPM Mooring Master on board. 150 m. However. APPROACHES: When within VHF range. Fuel: Bunkers are available but are subject to being ordered. If due to the mooring layout and the length of the vessel. and the tail hoses 16 in. ARC South: Berth No. ⌻ The Notice of Readiness will only be accepted provided the ARC Mooring Master is satisfied that the vessel is in all respects ready to moor and discharge. while in berth o) IGS operational and all cargo tank conditions as required by SOLAS.25 in. Only vessels fitted with approved chain stoppers as per OCIMF recommendations will be berthed. Pilotage: Compulsory for non-exempt vessels. Pilots normally board in the approaches to the channel entrance.5 m. diameter. safety observations and other requirements. (D) MAP TA PHUT SPM TERMINAL: OVERVIEW: Map Ta Phut SPM Terminal is owned jointly by Star Petroleum Refining Co Ltd (SPRC) and Rayong Refinery Co Ltd (RRC) and is operated by Alliance Refining Co Ltd (ARC). Drafts exceeding the above must always be agreed with the Marine Manager. Mean High High Water (MHHW) ␣3.w. connecting/disconnecting of hoses and unberthing. ANCHORAGES: Should it be necessary to anchor. Long.5 m. circumference. Derrick/crane shall have a minimum 15 tonnes SWL. 141. 48 hours. documentation. PILOTAGE: Pilotage is compulsory. Clean ballast water and water from segregated ballast tanks may be discharged overboard subject to the approval of the Port Authority and the Company. her tanks and equipment are in fact in every respect ready to discharge cargo. Fresh Water: Fresh drinking water is not provided at the berths. 2. Ballast water from non-segregated ballast tanks shall either be retained on board or discharged into the Company’s shore facility for treatment. The terminal consists of a CALM Buoy Mooring and is designed for the importation of crude oil for both SPRC and RRC.8 m.. has been allowed for in the above drafts.5 m. They will also provide all communications between vessel and shore during discharge operations and be the terminal representative with respect to cargo operations. VHF contact can be established on Channel 67 which is also the working channel. 2513 . draft 20. TUGS: One tug of 5. with a maximum displacement of 350. VTS: There is a VTMIS service in operation within the port limits of the adjacent Map Ta Phut port. A racon transmitting Morse code B (Bravo) is also fitted to this buoy.T. the access shall be adequately illuminated to allow the safe approach and boarding of the Mooring Master. Nautical Publications: Sailing Directions. Vessels are usually able to make contact on the channel at a distance of 30 – 40 miles. Double closure Gall Thomson breakaway couplings are fitted to the floating strings. whether previously accepted or not. diameter. Water Depths: Generally. drip trays. BERTHING: Vessels arriving to discharge at the terminal must comply with the latest SOLAS and MARPOL Conventions and Protocols. 7. In cases where VHF contact is not made.7" E.

The Marine Terminal consists of 2 berths for importation/exportation and internal distribution of petrochemical/chemical products. PILOTAGE: Pilots must be ordered for both inward and outward passages by the ship’s Agent. 8. gauging. lowered to the water and towed clear. a tug will be secured on a towline astern. 4. 1 is located approximately 4. allowing the chain to absorb any chafing in the mooring system. The SPM supplies crude oil to both the SPRC and RRC refineries. ⌻ Lower the hose until the flange is level with the tanker’s rail.0 m. ⌻ Unshackle hose snubbing chain from the flange lug. Vessels are advised that failure to supply sufficient lighting could result in the transfer operation being suspended during the hours of darkness. and then in May to September the SW monsoon is dominant.5 knots rising to 1. Care should be taken during the hose handling operation to avoid serious damage to the hoses and associated equipment. The port hawser will then be released and the vessel moved astern clear of the berth. 7. Berth No.5 knots during the SW monsoon. Minimum 1. This draft relates to depth in front of the loading platform. The Terminal is owned and operated by National Petrochemical Public Company Limited (NPC). When 180 tonnes is reached. Vessels must be fitted as recommended in the latest OCIMF publication Standards for Equipment Employed in Mooring of Ship’s at Single Point Moorings.17. vessels are requested to give as much assistance as possible by taking seaman-like care of the mooring and hose equipment and returning it to the water ready for the next tanker and in such a condition as they would like to find it. FRESH WATER: No bunkers or fresh water are available at the terminal. Anchors not to be unsecured until the vessel is well clear of the SPM and subsea pipeline. 1: Maximum 9. to the S. Mean current speed is estimated at 0. Contact: Captain Chatchai Arunrat. it is required that all available approved floodlights are used to illuminate the vessel and surrounding waters to facilitate the detection of oil and generally assist in the transfer operations. The tug astern will be released to pull the hoses clear from the vessel’s side. the rail tail hoses and ship’s manifolds will be drained to prevent spillage of oil when disconnecting hoses. ⌻ Lower hose to the water as directed by the Mooring Master. The operation will then be repeated to secure the starboard mooring hawser. the unmooring operation will commence. During the hours of darkness. ⌻ Lift the hose and connect to the manifold. Maximum draft for vessels arriving or departing can be stated as being 8. ISPS COMPLIANCE: Port is compliant. engines to be put onto stand-by and the situation continually monitored.t. The directions are variable in April. cargo stopped. ⌻ Secure snubbing chain. ⌻ Replace the blank flange using a new gasket and fully bolt the flange. An efficient deck watch must be maintained with continuous observation of the manifold area and the mooring hawser. Currents: Currents are influenced by the monsoons. ⌻ Repeat the procedures for the second hose. For this reason.000 d. Hose/hawser maintenance is expensive and if ARC judges that the vessel has misused any hose or hawser. Such delays would be for the vessel’s account. Disconnecting Procedures: On completion of discharge operation. During all operations. offshore and connected by a pipeline jetty to Buffer Tank Farm on shore. After the vessel has been securely moored. ⌻ Lower derrick/crane hook to the mooring boat. VHF Channel 16 is always monitored. discharge of cargo can commence. Ballasting Operations: Extreme caution must be taken when ballasting operations are undertaken.THAILAND d) sledge hammer e) pail of grease f) large flashlight for night berthing. LOA 60 m.0 m. xi for details) . The winds are mainly between north and east from November to January. 12␥ 38' 08" N. securing shackle with seizing wire. frequent squalls with wind speeds of 30 knots. take the weight and disconnect the hose. ⌻ Continue heaving up the hose as directed by the Mooring Master. shackle snubbing chain to flange lug. (E) NPC TERMINAL: LOCATION: The Terminal is referred to as ‘‘NPC Terminal’’. RESTRICTIONS: Berthing and unberthing daytime and night-time. Max. Tel: ␣66 (38) 699282. either on deck or in the cargo control room and in continuous contact with the Mooring Master/assistant via portable radio. 5. Care must be taken during this operation to ensure that no excessive weight comes on the mooring messenger. the vessel is required to monitor carefully the quantity being discharged and remaining on board at any time during discharge operations. OPERATOR: Alliance Refining Co Ltd. Thailand. safety checks and documentation. a ship’s messenger line will be carried by the mooring launch and connected to the port mooring messenger on the mooring hawser. Min. The discharge operation will be controlled by VHF/UHF radio by the Mooring Master/assistant between the vessel and the marine terminal control building for both SPRC and RRC cargoes. Only vessels fitted with approved chain stoppers will be berthed at the SPM. The maximum discharge pressure allowed at the tanker rail is 10. ⌻ Heave up the hose until the weight is off the snubbing chain. Moored to Berth: A Mooring Hawser Load Monitoring Device is fitted to the SPM.W. ⌻ Close vessel manifold valve and hose end butterfly valve on completion of draining manifolds. SIZE: Berth No. to ensure no oil escapes through the vessel’s sea valves (Refer Terminal Safety Regulations 4. the dominant wind direction is from SE. This is particularly important at night when it is difficult to detect oil pollution. However. The vessel must radio these quantities to the terminal onshore on an hourly basis to allow for the comparison of figures (discharged against received). 3. which is 70% of the preset threshold value of 180 tonnes. When the vessel is within reasonable distance from the SPM. a red warning light flashes and the Mooring Master is to be informed. the Master or a responsible deck officer and sufficient crew members must be in attendance to assist terminal personnel to handle any emergency that may arise including unberthing the vessel for any reason. plus the height of the tide at that time. FAX: ␣66 (38) 699444. before bulk discharge can commence. which will connect it to the forward hose./hr.500 cu. hoses disconnected and consideration given to vacate the berth. It is strictly against the law to pollute the waters of Thailand. release the snubbing chain. The chafe chain will then be secured in the chain stopper in such a manner that the nylon hawser remains outside and clear of the ship’s fairlead.5 m. The Pilot uses a service boat to board arriving vessels or vessels at anchorage. The weight will then be allowed to come off the mooring hawsers. chafe chain onboard. The terminal may request a reduction in rates. After both hoses have been connected. It is situated on the Eastern shore of the Gulf of Thailand. WEATHER: Environmental Conditions: Climatic conditions in the northern area of the Gulf of Thailand are affected by the monsoon seasons. 2. Berth No. FUEL: See ‘‘Fresh Water’’. The use of Smit Brackets or any other means of securing the chafe chain is not permitted. Normally the vessel will be given 10 minutes’ notice before any reduction is required. Throughout the discharge. Chart Datum (LLW).m. and the Master. MAX.0 m. approximately 220 km. they must be supported in way of the tanker rail by means of broad nylon bands suspended from the derrick/crane.. ⌻ Remove nylon bands and position derrick/crane hook over aftermost hose. Map Ta Phut. This does not absolve the vessel from communicating directly with the terminal marine control building if the Mooring Master/assistant do not respond to radio calls or in an emergency situation. the starboard mooring hawser will be released. In February and March.26). sampling. The existing depth allowance for underkeel clearance is 1. 2514 Readers are encouraged to send updates/additions (see p. SPM maintenance. Care must be taken when lowering the second hose to prevent entanglement of the hoses in the water..t. ⌻ Lower the hose to bring the hose flange to the manifold and check the alignment of the flanges. The normal maximum draft for vessels arriving or departing from the loading platform is 8.000 d. 101␥ 08' 04" E. at Lat. As an anti-pollution measure. 4. 1 approximately 550 m. ⌻ Lower the hose onto the drip tray and remove blank flange. The Marine Control Building is to be informed. 2 is extended from Berth No. Unmooring: When the hoses have been disconnected and lowered to the water. Care must be taken to ensure that the mooring hawsers do no become entangled in each other or are dropped onto or across the hose strings. At 126 tonnes. where the depth is 9. Therefore. the currents are predominantly anti-clockwise and clockwise from June to September. ⌻ Attach lifting wire to derrick/crane hook. Once the vessel is securely moored.w. ⌻ Heave up the hose until the blank flange is level with the hose rail.w. Mooring and Unmooring: Line handling during mooring and unmooring are performed by the vessel’s crew under instruction of the Mooring Master and assistant. Use a new gasket and fully bolt the flanges. During October to May. Rayong 21150. LOA 170 m.). accompanied with heavy rain are common. the vessel will be liable for the expenditure incurred in making repairs. these may be arranged through the vessel’s Agent and delivered by barge at anchor. ⌻ Open the hose end butterfly valve and secure. ⌻ Repeat the procedures for the second hose. On completion of all Government formalities. a responsible deck officer must be in charge of operations.5 bar (approximately 9. Marine Manager. Discharge Procedures: 1. When the weight is off. PO Box 100. This mooring messenger will be used to heave the 76 mm. MAP TA PHUT SPM TERMINAL 6. it may be necessary at the commencement of the discharge to displace the oil already contained in the SPM system and submarine pipeline to the appropriate refinery. Long. During the SW monsoon. the mooring boat will bring the floating cargo hose strings alongside. SHORE LEAVE: Not convenient due to the long distance to shore and the terminal security measures at the time of vessel’s call in accordance with the ISPS code. his vessel and owners may be subject to prosecution by the Thai authorities. from Bangkok. an audible alarm sounds. CARGO OPERATIONS: Connecting Procedures: Tanker manifold arrangements must comply with the latest OCIMF publication Recommendations for Oil Tanker Manifolds and Associated Equipment.22 and 4. it may be necessary to use the ship’s engines for this purpose. particularly in bad weather.2 km. is extremely difficult and involves possible danger to personnel.

In case of abnormal circumstances. Vessel conditions: Max. while lying alongside NPC Terminal. Wind Speed Limitation for Loading Arm Operation: As safety operations procedure./sec. and are capable of withstanding a stress of 50 tons each. The middle breasting dolphin BD-53 is fitted with 35 tons bollard. Fixed water spray systems are provided for both monitor tower and gangway tower in order to protect them from heat radiation. special approval must be obtained prior to scheduling.212 (VII)).w. Six mooring dolphins are provided to take the breast lines. must be switched off at least 3 hours before mooring operations.) – All the loading arms are equipped with the emergency release coupling (E. (c) One or two mooring boats are used to send lines ashore. A sufficient number of personnel to deal with an emergency must be present on board the vessel at all times during the vessel’s stay at berth. At Berth No. They will also stand-by in the vicinity nearby and ready to take the Master’s or NPC’s Loading Master’s order regarding abrupt change in weather conditions. There are 2 monitors installed on Berth No. – 200 m. it is essential that the vessel’s engine performs promptly and accurately.0 m. (c) Drain loading arms. – 170 m. which comply with the recommendations of IMO. The closing speed (5-30 seconds) is controlled to restrict surge pressure after disconnection. (ii) When the emergency disconnection button is pressed at the loading arm control console on the gangway tower.0 m. However. the energy impacted by vessels approaching the jetty at a maximum velocity of 0. 2515 . The Government Pilot will board the vessel at anchorage area and will assist the Master in manoeuvring the vessel to berth.75 m.D. The bollards are fixed on top of each mooring dolphin and breasting dolphin. RADIO: See ‘‘Vessel Requirements‘‘ – No. 1: Depth alongside the jetty face is 9.S. The existing depth allowance for underkeel clearance is 1. BERTHING: Berthing Details: On the jetty. Heavy walking on bridge should be prohibited and resonance by walking should be prevented.5 m.000 d. Vessel sizes may vary from 1. The mooring dolphins MD-51 and MD-52 are each fitted with 150 tons capacity quick-release mooring hooks. While the vessel is at the berth. TUGS: Tug service is arranged by the ship’s Agent. should be allowed for siltation. 1 the monitors can also be used with dry powder. deck height from platform ␤9. and the head/stern lines from vessel. Details of cargo.t. Tugs are required for mooring and unmooring operations./sec. The maximum permissible drift parallel to the platform about the centre of the appropriate loading/unloading hose or arm is 2.t. Vessel will not be acceptable for loading/unloading unless the tanks to be loaded/unloaded and ship’s piping are free of any liquid or vapour.000 d. gust and others. When any danger is expected due to strong wind. with LOA 60 m. Pilot Information Card. the fenders and fendering structures are designed to absorb at normal working stress levels.. The mooring dolphins are rigid structures consisting of circular piles with a concrete caps.w. and 35. The monitors and the fire pumps are remote controlled and can be used with foam and/or water compound. and all equipment properly functioning prior to proceeding to berth. At least one tug must stand-by in the vicinity nearby whilst vessel alongside. (b) Emergency Release Coupling (E. size and numbers. All vessels.w.0 m./sec. 1. Name and call sign of the vessel. or in the Monsoon season. (d) Disconnect loading arm.000 d.329 (IX)). Smaller or larger vessels may be accommodated. Ship’s Manifold Requirements: No vessel’s flexible hoses are allowed to be connected to the loading arms. vessels have to stop immediately all cargo pumps. VESSEL REQUIREMENTS: 1.w.t. the Terminal will reject the vessel. such as quantities. Only such liquefied gas and chemical vessels. 2 on the monitor tower. All tugs are fitted with firefighting monitors for both water and foam.t. Vessel must be in good state of repair. This button will stop shore’s loading pumps and closes all valves concerned. one at the monitor tower and one at the gangway tower.25 m. If the vessel’s manifold is unfit for the loading arms after all possible attempts. must strictly follow the Terminal’s Rules and Regulations. Min. Two breasting dolphins BD-51 and BD-52 are equipped with 70 tons bollards. is handled by mooring gang and is arranged by the ship’s Agent. While manoeuvring for berthing at NPC Terminal. Several hydrants. should be allowed for siltation. for Berth No. at least 2 mooring boats are required. It is imperative that a constant watch is maintained on deck while discharging. In the event of mishaps.t. and a nearly parallel approach to the berth. to 35. Length of gangway is adjustable in order to be operated more safely. and Terminal approval given to proceed to the berth prior to arrival. the number of tugs required will be considered by the Pilots. 1 and consists of gangway. may operate at the berth. 5. to 35. The spring lines are led to 2 breasting dolphins. – 200 m.5 m.C. (c) The international code for the construction and equipment of ships carrying liquefied gases in bulk (IGC) (Resolution MSC 5 (48). main engines. the loading will be stopped by emergency shut-down sequence. if fitted.w. However. Cathodic Protection: Impressed current cathodic protection system. Berthing Procedure: (a) Berthing/unberthing is permitted both daytime and night-time.w. Design is based on a 9. special approval must be obtained prior to scheduling. (b) Stop discharging/loading. Mooring Gang: Running of mooring lines and releasing of mooring lines. plus the height of the tide at that time. Whether the ship has external impressed cathodic protection. 1. with LOA 130 m. 2 above. 2. One monitor has been installed on Berth No. ETA at NPC Terminal. The number of tugs employed will vary according to the size of the vessel and prevailing weather conditions.55 m. 50 tons bollards are provided on MD-55 and MD-56. they should be used in accordance with their own operating limits. wind speed in operation 10 m.t. VTS: There is a VTMIS service in operation within the port limits. (b) One or two tugs of adequate power will normally assist the vessel in berthing/unberthing. MD-53 and MD-54 are each fitted with 100 tons capacity quick-release mooring hooks. LAT. See guidelines on how to compile and submit information to us (page xi)./sec. Firefighting Equipment: The firefighting system at the jetty consists of elevated and tele-controlled monitors.000 d. it is strictly prohibited to place persons and/or objects on it. the Operator can push a single button to stop loading operations/discharging operations at the berth. Synthetic tails without proper connection or spliced mooring lines are not allowed. Smaller or larger vessels may be accommodated. Self-tension winches fitted with automatic rendering and hauling should not be used in automatic mode while the vessel is moored. Gangway: Gangway has been installed on Berth No. the loading arm will be returned to safety area and will be locked.MAP TA PHUT . The normal maximum draft for vessels arriving or departing from the loading platform is 12. Chart Datum (LLW). with LOA 130 m.0 m. which hydraulically allows disconnection of arm flanges from ship’s manifolds in the following cases: (i) When loading arm travels over the disconnection alarm point. The Notices of Arrival should contain the following: (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) (g) (h) 3.328 (IX)). and have a valid certificate relating to: (a) The code for existing ships carrying liquefied gases in bulk (Resolution A. Mooring Details: Berth No.t. Operation Conditions: Weather conditions: Max. Gangway load conditions: Gangway 5 persons Bulkwark ladder 2 persons (assuming 75 kgs/person) Restrictions: When operating gangway. Approximately 1. the maximum number of persons on bridge at one time must be 5 persons. bulwark ladder and turntable. 2: Depth alongside the jetty face is 13. In an emergency. system. Loading limit must be strictly kept. her boilers.) system. Vessels are not allowed to use bow thrusters for berthing/unberthing. Hooking-up and unhooking of gangway is performed by jib crane. 4. It is recommended that trial engine manoeuvres are tested before the vessel enters the confines of the port. Vessel’s particulars. Mixed moorings are occasionally acceptable as long as they are not used in the same direction or to the same points. The said limitation is to ensure that the disconnection of loading arms will be completed before the wind speed reaches the maximum limitation for operating conditions of the loading arms (21 m. Since the berth is equipped with loading arms of various types and sizes. Vessel must be presented in every respect ready to load/unload product at temperature and pressure in accordance with notice. On operation of gangway. when the Terminal wind indicator indicates the wind is blowing at 18 m. In case the emergency shut-down is activated.t. Berth No. the Terminal will take the following precautions/actions: (a) Inform vessel’s personnel to be alert on moorings.C. steering machinery and other equipment essential for manoeuvring should be maintained in condition that will permit the vessel to move away from the berth at short notice. Details of ship’s manifold. to 9. LOA. (d) The code for the construction and equipment of ships carrying dangerous chemicals in bulk (Resolution A. (b) The code for the construction and equipment for ships carrying liquefied gases in bulk (Resolution A.000 d.0 m. Maximum draft for vessels arriving or departing can be stated as being 12. Two tugs are required for vessels over 110 m. This draft relates to depth in front of the loading platform.000 d. The monitors are mounted at a sufficient elevation to cover the manifold from the smallest vessel when fully loaded (lowest tide) and the largest vessel at light condition (highest tide). 2.000 d. LAT.R. Vessel must have given proper notices through the ship’s Agent to the Terminal by facsimile. portable fire and dry powder extinguishers are installed on the operating platform. vessel for Berth No. including type. Turntable must be turned in the direction of the sea without failure when operating the gangway. THAILAND IMPORTANT NOTICES: All mooring equipment and lines must be in 1st Class working condition. Vessel sizes may vary from 8. 2.0 m. except in an emergency. Approximately 1. Certificate of Fitness. Emergencies: (a) The berth is equipped with the E. For mooring the vessel at Berth No.NPC TERMINAL Berth No.w.R.w.000 d. Under normal circumstances. or more from any direction. which would knowingly contaminate or degrade the product. etc.5 m. one tug is required for vessels up to 110 m. deck height from platform ␤0. do not operate. Vessels must have been properly cleared and accepted by NPC Terminal. 2: Vessel sizes may vary from 8. Also see ‘‘Berthing’’. where the depth is 13.).

Tidal Currents: Pass from East to West during flood tides with mean velocities of 0. weak breeze. (g) Any hot work whatsoever. Tambon. separate ballast tanks may be used. LAT ␣0.0 7. ANSI 150 RF (polypropylene hose). e. (vapour).34 m. VCM: 1␺6 in.cm. to release loading arm.3 km. and the Terminal personnel are available to operate without detriment to other duties. The calculations procedure will be attended by Customs Officials anad Terminal’s representative.0 Temperature Ambient ␤103␥C max.0 10.6 m. These items must not be dragged or rolled along the deck. such work must be done at the anchorage either before or after discharge. Approval must be obtained in advance from the Loading Master for any maintenance work. 1␺3 in. All supply vessels used for victualling will berth at the small boat platform or shore small jetty. 1␺3 in. steel plates./sec. VCM. Safety and Pollution Check Lists: Ship/shore safety and pollution check lists are to be completed jointly between vessel and Terminal’s representative prior to loading or discharging. cargo tank cleaning equipment. 2: Cargo Handled: Cargo Arms: Size of ship’s flanges: Cargo Hose: Size of ship’s flange: 2516 Readers are encouraged to send updates/additions (see p. Waves: The wind induced waves at the loading platform are mainly from South and S.W.40 m. Should it be necessary to repair or overhaul the main engine or auxiliaries./hr. concurrently with Immigration and Port Health Authority formalities. Emergency: In case of fire onboard. 1: Cargo Handled: Cargo Arms: Size of ship’s flanges: Propylene. MHHW ␣3. Mean monthly wind speed of 13. ANSI 150 FF. xi for details) . and they must be secured to the satisfaction of the Loading Master. (viii) The designated point for setting down of vessel’s stores is at the discretion of the Terminal personnel./sq. Shipboard Work Control: Shipboard work while the vessel is at berth must be closely observed. (vi) The platform crane is for hose handling and other purposes. EDC: 1␺8 in. (liquid).m. Storing: Storing and victualling of vessels may be permitted during operations. The cost of the tug(s) will be for the ship’s account. MLLW ␣1. (d) Ship’s mooring conditions. (e) Mooring facilities. the Terminal reserves the full right to take. All costs and expenses incurred therefore by the Terminal shall be borne and promptly refunded by the vessel’s Owners.0 12. Jetty and BTF Operation Department Director. Bathing and Fishing: Bathing and fishing will not be permitted from the platform and approaches or from the vessel whilst alongside. should be landed on rubber or other suitable matting and not directly onto vessel’s deck./hr. are. (c) Promptly utilise tug(s) for pulling/pushing the vessel in windward direction. or 37.m. VCM: 1␺6 in. Cargo Operation Requirements and Restrictions: The following requirements and restrictions must be strictly complied with during discharge at NPC Terminal: (a) Ensure that no water is pumped into the shore lines. (iv) Drums of oil. Map Ta Phut. Winds: The predominant wind directions are: From the South during February to May. The maximum height of waves is 2.) 240 500 150 550 300 150 225 225 100 200 Max.8 m.g. as deemed by the Loading Master.0 20.0 10. EDC. FRESH WATER: Not available. All ship’s sea suction valves must be closed and sealed before discharge. GENERAL: Readiness to Move: While the vessel is at the berth. (c) Cargo pumping equipment. General alarm should be given to the Terminal for Terminal’s assistance to vacate the berth.80 m. (ii) A pilot ladder shall be rigged or positioned on the outboard side of the vessel ready for immediate lowering as a means of escape in the event of an emergency. MeOH./sec. discharging/loading operations must be stopped immediately. Pass from West to East during ebb tides with mean velocities of 0. controlled from the Jetty Control Room panel./hr. during June to September. 14/-1 Road. ANSI 150 FF.13 m. paint. etc.16 m. Ͼ0␥C Ambient Ͼ0␥C Ͼ0␥C Ambient Ambient Ambient MAP TA PHUT . In the event of any discharge or spillage from the vessel. (ix) If the above criteria are not met. ANSI 150 FF.R.THAILAND LOADING/UNLOADING: Cargo Calculations: Sampling. (iii) The NPC firefighting water monitors. EDC: 1␺8 in. (b) Inert gas system.0 20. NaOH: 1␺4 in. MeOH: 1␺6 in. It remains the responsibility of the Master to ensure that the work can be safely undertaken. however. The Loading Master will co-ordinate cargo operations between the vessel and shore. Await instructions from shore. (iii) Cargo operations which may allow vapours to escape on deck. (mean sea level). deflexing. Loading/Unloading Rates: Product EDC Ethylene Propylene Butene-1 VCM NaOH MeOH Unloading Unloading Loading Unloading Loading Loading Unloading Loading Loading Unloading Max.9 km. Thailand. (highest astronomical tide). renewals. (liquid). without consent of the vessel’s Master. the Master will without delay take all reasonable measures to contain or remove product and to minimise or mitigate damage to private and public properties or interests. and it is the Master’s responsibility to ensure that the ballast is clean. but only with permission of both the Terminal Manager and the Master of the vessel. ANSI 300 FF.0 10. It may only be operated by the Terminal personnel and may only assist in loading items of stores. Flow Rate (cu. (mean high water)./hr. as are the occurrence of tropical storms. Security: No unauthorised visitors including local traders are allowed on board the vessel during the time moored at the NPC Terminal. (d) Ballasting facilities. The anchor should not have less than 4-6 shackles in the water.W. ANSI 150 FF (liquid) and ANSI 150 FF (vapour). including sea life. NPC reserves the right to refuse permission. (d) Activate E./sec. ANSI 150. However. ANSI 150 FF. (b) Close ship’s manifold valve. FAX: ␣66 (38) 683-797. Berth No. at wave period of 8 seconds. EDC. (mean higher high water). ullaging and quantity calculations will be carried out after berthing.0 11. (liquid). (f) Any work whatsoever concerning shipboard safety control or radio. NaOH. Close all tank openings and batten down.50 m.) 10. Typhoon in November from the North.50 m. Methanol.Ltd.. or concurrently with the connection of loading arm. ANSI 150. the oil shall be disposed of by mopping up or by a method agreed by NPC’s representative. are suspended. In the event of fire ashore: All loading/unloading and/or ballasting operations must be stopped immediately./sec. deck steam or firefighting equipment. No repair which will interfere with this requirement will be allowed. FUEL: Not available. VCM. sampling. In case the ship moved away from original mooring position. tug(s) might be necessary for assistance. 1␺3 in. or 3. ullaging. Firefighting Equipment: This equipment must be in constant readiness at all times with sufficient people on board for efficient operation. AUTHORITY: Operator: National Petrochemical Public Co. (i) It is the ship’s responsibility to maintain a safe mooring at the berth at all times. (mean lower low water).NPC TERMINAL POLLUTION: Prevention of Sea Pollution: The vessel’s Master will always be responsible to ensure that no product shall be discharged or spilt into the sea. Butene-1. (iv) In the event of unsafe mooring situation created by ship’s negligence or by weather conditions. Tel: ␣66 (38) 684-900. 100 cu. Failure to follow this rule will be considered as a serious violation of our safety regulations and discharging/loading operations will be suspended. Pressure (kg. repairs. Ethylene: 1␺8 in. (b) Ship’s dirty ballasting is not allowed during discharge. (vapour). provided that: (i) Access to the Terminal is not obstructed. Supply Vessel: No supply vessels are allowed alongside. Prepare vessel for immediate departure./sec. Under no circumstances shall oil be washed overboard.9 m. (liquid).0 12. Ethylene. including sea life. From the North during October to January./sec. Methanol: 1␺4 in. Contact: Booncherd Suwantip. (ii) Cargo operations remain adequately supervised. (iii) The offshore anchor is always required while approaching the berth. Mean of maximum velocity of 135. Strong winds of more than 10 m. Any time lost will be for the ship’s account.23 m. provided that they are within the safe working limit of the crane.. Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate. (v) If an oil spillage occurs. ␤97␥C max. Emergency escape: (i) The vessel’s offshore lifeboat shall be rigged ready for immediate lowering as an emergency escape. and including the following: (a) Work that could affect the performance of the ship’s main engines. MSL ␣2. Propylene. (vapour). From the S. Any unsafe mooring equipment or conditions resulting in stopping cargo operations and possible loading arms disconnection.00 m. Cargo Hose: Size of ship’s flange: Pumping rate: Berth No. gas cylinders or any other heavy metal parts. which may cause a spark. and maximum velocities of 0. the following procedure should be conducted to protect the loading arms from being damaged: (a) Stop cargo pumps. (vii) The appropriate document indemnifying NPC against all accidents has been signed. Butene-1: 1␺8 in. directions. Rayong 21150.C. MHW ␣2. (lowest astronomical tide). (vapour). the main engine and auxiliaries that are essential for moving the vessel must remain in state of readiness in order to permit vacating the berth at short notice. and maximum velocities of 0. 1␺4 in. (ii) The tension of mooring lines must be tight. Drip trays must always be used when pipeline connections are broken.20 m. will give a water spray cover to vessel’s gangway if required as a means of escape in a fire situation. WEATHER: Tides: HAT ␣3../sec. (c) Ballast may be discharged to the sea. any measures it considers necessary to contain or remove product discharged or spilt from the vessel and to minimise or mitigate damage to private and public properties or interests. the lost and cost of loading arms disconnection will be for the ship’s account. Without prejudice to the foregoing. very infrequent in the area.

Over to 10. Charts: The port area is shown on Royal Thai Navy (RTN) Chart No.w.: Maximum Approach Velocity: Maximum Approach Angle: Offset Berthing: Terminal Gangway: 15. berthing time will depend on the Government Pilot’s request for safety operation. VTS: There is a VTMIS service in operation within the port limits. – 6 breast lines and 2 springs forward and 2 springs aft.9. calculators. 30 m.). Following documents are required for review and approval: Ship Particulars (Q88 or Form C). 1 Safety Construction Certificate.t. 2. refrigerators. 20. (d) MTT reserves the right to monitor the loading or discharging of any vessel to ensure compliance with all applicable laws. environment or operations. The Pilots also serve as Docking Masters. The Pilot embarks approximately 1 nautical mile south of the Fairway Buoy in position Lat. lot size and allowance limit. (0. 10.t.31 knots). as set by the Terminal from time to time. 1.D. 4 Arms/Ammunition Lists. Conditions of Vessel Acceptance: (a) MTT receives vessels alongside on the understanding that operations will be conducted safely and expeditiously.t. MTT shall not be liable for any demurrage in respect of any delay in loading and discharging attributable to the failure of vessel to give notice of its ETA in accordance with this clause. and the water depth is 12.t.0 m./sec.000 tons. Operational performance (appropriate to the type of vessel and operation) that fails to utilise satisfactorily the available Terminal facilities and thereby. 141 and B. south of the capital Bangkok. 12.16 m. ANCHORAGES: An anchorage area (Harbour Department Announcement No.0 m. all mooring dolphins are equipped with manually handled quick-release hooks (breasting dolphins are equipped with bollards). 0. Any costs incurred as a result of overloading and subsequent correction shall be for the vessel’s account. and over require 3 tugs under normal weather conditions. No operation being conducted at the Terminal. Quantity of Bill of Lading per shipment. As a result of a refusal from that vessel to load or discharge all or part of a nominated shipment.5 m.000 tonnes d.5 m. 225 m. vessels.t. 4 Narcotics Lists. Cargo quantity and arrival draft. 4 Stores & Provision Lists (Steward/Deck/Engine Department).. Minimum mooring wire/rope breaking strength shall be 75 tonnes. TV’s.D.: Minimum d. For any vessel with an arrival draft of 10. After approval.: Minimum d. Quantity of Product Compartment. Defects in the vessel’s equipment./sec. Delay to or suspension of loading/discharging.. 1 International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate. 1 and No. the inspection of vessels is carried out before and during cargo operations by the MTT Loading Master in accordance with MTT Jetty Safety Regulations. the ETA has to be confirmed verbally to the Pilot Station together with the ship’s maximum arrival draft. and that berths will be vacated as soon as practicable after operations have been completed. Berthing Permission and Fitness Certificate (Local Vessel Form).16 m. 85 m. Charterers or Agents: 1. 260 m. Vessels berth starboard side alongside.w.* * To include make and serial numbers of watches. 4 Passenger Lists. and to notify the appropriate authority in the event of contravention.5 m.6 m.5 m.: Maximum Approach Velocity: Maximum Approach Angle: Offset Berthing: Terminal Gangway: Jetty No. 48 hours and 24 hours prior to arrival. Chart No.000 tons. whichever is less. The minimum width of the approach channel is 250 m.6 m. and to maintain quick. 1 Safety Equipment Certificate. 180 m. MAX. 1 Safe Manning Certificate. (0. 3966 respectively. 12. VHF: See ‘‘Pilotage’’. 4 Crew’s Personal Effects Lists. thereafter send ETA 72 hours. ata C.A. 370 m. 157. 447/2537 dated 27. caused by vessels. 1 Tonnage Certificate. 4. ISM Certificate and Certificate of Fitness for Foreign Vessel. Mooring. and all electrical and sound equipment.5 m. 3.0 m. 2 is 15. 0. in the reasonable opinion of the Senior Terminal Representative. Available. Communication channel of ship’s Agent and Surveyor. The tug and its crew are regarded as employed by the ship being towed.w. manoeurability or product quality. The Harbour Master also requires copies of the following documents: 1 Officers Certificates of Competency.D. with regard to water level in arrival date. which are handed out to every vessel calling at their facilities with the Ship/Shore Safety Check List. 100. or relative to. Tug’s lines are used for towing. and 1. 4 Ports of Call Lists. Vessel Telex Number. some 190 km. Ltd. Lay-Can and Lay-Time. 1 Load Line Certificate. 1 Ship’s Registry Certificate. disregards or breach of MTT’s regulations.L. 15. 1. and maximum draft 12. 11.t. 101␥ 13. its Owners.t. Pilot exemptions for regular local traders have been introduced.0' N. PILOTAGE: Government pilotage is compulsory for all vessels. 46 m. 12␥ 35. The following documents are required: 10 Crew Lists. APPROACHES: The distance from the Fairway Buoy to the harbour’s west breakwater is 2 nautical miles. for vessels above this size. and 10. Maximum flow rate and average flow rate for discharging or loading. manning or operations which in the reasonable opinion of MTT present a hazard to premises.. at least one tug must stand-by in the nearby vicinity whilst the vessel is alongside.5 m. 1 Safety Radio Certificate. vessel or ship’s Agent shall inform necessary data at least 7 days in advance to the Terminal as follows: Last Cargo Information.31 knots).000 tonnes d. (max.0 m. (c) MTT shall not be liable for any costs incurred by a vessel. 3. heading west towards the port entrance.5' E.0 m. cameras. 1 Derat Certificate. 1: Water Depth in Berth: Water Depth in Approaches: Under-keel Clearance: Length of Berth: Maximum Draft: Maximum LOA: Minimum LOA: Minimum Parallel Body: Maximum Beam: Maximum d. VHF Channel 13 is used for communication between MTT. Pre-Arrival: All vessels which plan to moor alongside shall get approval in writing from Terminal Officer. or a requirement to vacate the berth arising from these regulations. Two hours before the Pilot embarks or when within VHF range. the vessel is requested to stand by on VHF Channel 14. 4 Foreign Currency Lists. Minimum Number of Mooring Lines: Up to 10.w. Harbour Master and mooring boats for berthing/unberthing.0 m. with the approaches on RTN Chart No. (e) All vessels nominated to MTT must fall within the physical limitations of berth dimensions and hard-arm operating envelopes. Another special service required by ship.L. 15. at C. 40 m. 0. beam 46.000 tonnes d.0' N. any act or omission by authorities or their representatives. MTT’s requirements for under-keel clearances vary between 0. Tug services are arranged by the ship’s Agent. reliable ship/shore communications to cover operations and emergencies. Delay. Once contact is established. 50 m.5 m. loss claims or demands resulting from. Dangerous cargo import/export certificate from Customs. The water depth in the harbour approaches for Jetties No. tugs. 2517 . 60 m. In the monsoon season. respectively. covering a circular area width 1 nautical mile radius around Lat. 10␥.. Further updates required if ETA changes by more than 12 hours.MAP TA PHUT – MTT TERMINAL (F) MTT TERMINAL CO LTD: LOCATION: Map Ta Phut port industrial harbour is located between the cities of Sattahip and Rayong on Thailand’s east sea-board. unmooring and cargo operations are carried out on a 24 hour basis. constitutes an unacceptable constraint on MTT’s operations.L. (g) MTT shall not be liable for any demurrage. MTT shall not be liable for any demurrage in respect of any delay in loading and dischraging attributable to the failure of vessel or custmer to give above information in accordance with this clause. may be subject to additional costs.5 m. berthing the vessel with the assistance of tugs. for vessels up to 6.w. 0. 2. 12␥ 35. See guidelines on how to compile and submit information to us (page xi). and vessels with LOA 213 m. 101␥ 13.000 tons. All damage and costs to the tug arising during the assistance and for which the tug could be held responsible must be compensated for by the ship in question. MOORING: Mooring gangs and mooring boats are arranged by the ship’s Agent.D. Available. at C. personnel. 2: Water Depth in Berth: Water Depth in Approaches: Length of Berth: Minimum Underkeel Clearance: Maximum LOA: Minimum LOA: Minimum Parallel Body: Maximum Beam: Maximum d.5 m.5' E. Infringement.w. The Pilot Office can be contacted on VHF Channel 16. TUGS: The use of tugs is compulsory in the port for both berthing and unberthing as follows: Vessels over 150 m.L. DOCUMENTS: No advance Radio Pratique is permitted. customer. reduced to Lowest Low Water (LLW).000 tons.w. such as Telephone and Fax numbers. LOADING/UNLOADING: Inspections: Alongside MTT installations. LOA berthing and unberthing require 2 tugs.94) exists. (MTT) has 2 jetties located on the southside of Map Ta Phut port in close proximity to the port’s entrance. Long. at C.5 m. SIZE: The Harbour Department stipulates the following maximum size for vessels entering the port: LOA 260 m. (f) All vessels must retain on board sufficient personnel with good working knowledge of the English and/or Thai language to enable operations to be carried out efficiently and safely. BERTHING: Jetty No.* 4 Ship’s Domestic Moveable Properties Lists. Quick-Release Hook System: At Jetty No. THAILAND RADIO: ETA: The ship’s Master shall advise MTT via Agent (Telex or Fax) of its ETA upon leaving last port of call or 96 hours prior to arrival. RESTRICTIONS: The minimum under-keel clearance required by the Pilot Office is 0. (b) MTT reserves the right to suspend operations and require the removal of any vessel from the jetty for: 1. Demurrage Charge. – 4 breast lines and 2 springs forward and 2 springs aft. Defect in ship affecting performance. Map Ta Phut Tank Terminal Co. Long. radios. 10␥.

ethylene.m.th). which is the maximum operating wind for the loading arms. vessels have to STOP ALL CARGO TRANSFER PUMPS IMMEDIATELY. Loading Arm Operation – Wind Speed Limit: As a safety operating procedure.5% of the year. or 2 ft. Emergency Release Coupling System (ERC): At Jetty No. MEDICAL: Hospitalisation. Visitors are not allowed on board the vessel. REPATRIATION: Possible via Bangkok International Airport. On an average daily basis. 150 ASA flexible hose with average flow rate of 1. arm for propylene.) Pressure (kg. STORING: Provisions and Stores: Storing of vessels may be permitted during operations. Vapour return line 3 in. Weak breeze. Connection of vapour return is subject to agreement by MTT. and where necessary. flange connection to the vessel.. condensate and gasoline and 1␺8 in. repair work is not permitted while alongside any jetty. butene-1 and solvent./sec. If the vessel’s manifold does not fit to the loading arms after all possible attempts.W. should be switched off at least 3 hours before mooring at berth. Tankers arriving for loading may berth when all tanks are gas-free. (a) Inform ship’s personnel to be alert with regard to mooring lines. Thailand.Ltd.4 knots to 0. 2518 Readers are encouraged to send updates/additions (see p. the terminal will take the following precautions. 1 and No. Chart Datum Line (C./hr. occur for 1. Under no circumstances will the immobilisation of the main engine be permitted. Mean High Water (MHW): ␣2. cargo operation of 2 loading arms at the same time is possible. Authorised officials of the Terminal Operator shall have the right to board any vessel at any time to ensure that these regulations are being observed. Lowest Astronomical Tide (LAT): ␣0. For example: The water levels of 1. Map Ta Phut. (␥C) MAP TA PHUT – MTT TERMINAL FRESH WATER: Available at both jetties via pipeline with approximate capacity of 5 cu. xi for details) . Small items of ship’s stores.E.0 m. Cathodic Protection: An impressed current cathodic protection system if fitted. tide is available for 99. GARBAGE DISPOSAL: It is prohibited to throw any waste or garbage into the harbour. No trucks or vans are allowed on jetty.4 m. and greater than 1. Muang District.5 m. Jetties No. Tel: ␣66 (2) 586-5560. Vapour return lines 4 in. REPAIRS: In general. GENERAL: Small Craft: During cargo operations. Tidal Currents: Tidal and the permanent coastal currents off the East Reclamation. Approximately BALLAST: Deballasting. Slops and Sludge Reception: 1.th Naphtha* Condensate* Gasolene Octene Benzene Toluene Ethylene Propylene Butadiene Butene-1 Solvent MMA TBA 5. Amphur Muang. 1␺6 in.3%. FAX: ␣66 (38) 911953. above the Chart Datum occur for 97% of time in a year./hr. Flood tide: West direction at 0. but only with permission of both the Terminal Manager and the Master of the vessel.2 m. At MTT’s berths./sec. this button will stop loading and close the valves concerned at each berth. some 170 km. Vessels shall provide their own pumping facilities. Tel: ␣66 (38) 607725. After disconnection.5 m.6 knots to 0. In general. From this current data. loading arm with 300 ASA flange for TBA.th Web: www.6 knots.) Temp. Mean of maximum velocity of 135. 2 are Emergency Shut-Down System (ESD): equipped with the ESD system. Email: stang9@ksc. Bangkok 10800. 1 Siam Cement Road.THAILAND MTT Jetty Safety Regulations are in accordance with the International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals (ISGOTT). Safety Check List: Prior to cargo operations. Thailand. when the terminal wind indicator records winds blowing at 18 m. Tambol Maptaphut.8 knots. except by permission of the Terminal Manager. Mean Higher High Water (MHHW): ␣3. An operator. from any direction. the conduct of such visitors shall be the responsibility of the Master unless accompanied by a Terminal official. the loading arm will be returned to the safe area.D. Ship Manifold Requirements: No flexible hoses are allowed for connection with loading arms on the vessel. (b) Stop unloading/loading operation. Mean Low Water (MLW): ␣1. propylene./hr. 267/172 Sukhumvit Road. exist for more than 18 hours. butene and solvent loading arms are equipped with an emergency release coupling system which allows hydraulic disconnection of flange from the ship’s manifolds in the following cases: (a) When the loading arm travels beyond the disconnection alarm point. For exclusions see ‘‘Jetty Safety Regulations’’ (Not reproduced). waves higher than 1.0 m. Vessels must take adequate precautions to ensure the safety of workers. it can be said that currents around the berth will not create any difficulty in ship handling whilst berthing and unberthing. suitable guard rails are provided. Tank Cleaning and Gas Freeing: Tank cleaning and gas freeing operations are not permitted during a vessel’s stay alongside.mtt-terminal. the critical wave height in terms of efficient and safe cargo handling inside the port is less than 0. AIRPORT: See ‘‘Repatriation’’. Packaged Cargo: No packaged cargo. loading arm with 300 ASA flanges for ethylene and 1␺8 in. no vessel or small craft shall be allowed alongside the vessel unless authorised by the Loading Master and agreed by the Master of the vessel.5 m. Transport: No public transport is available. (d) Disconnect loading arms and locate back in the safe stowed position. Rate (cu. The inner harbour is protected by the west breakwater. may be handled via the jetty’s gangway. Waste and garbage can be discharged in to a barge arranged by the ship’s Agent. Loading/Unloading Rates: Product Import Max.) Export Max.000 1. Monsoon Mean monthly wind speed of 13. Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW): ␣1. Thailand. butadiene. 2. Inerting/Purging: Provide nitrogen inerting/purging services including technical support for vessels with facilities for gas freeing as follows: Gassing-Up: Provide service for ethylene. Tel: ␣66 (38) 911111. Email: mtt@cementthai. 1: 2␺16 in./hr.9% of the time in Map Ta Phut Port. Mean Sea Level (MSL): ␣2. All through the year. except by written permission of the Master. Private transport arranged by Agent. Loading at the related berth will be stopped by the emergency shut-down sequence in case of an accident. WEATHER: Tidal Conditions: The tidal factors in Map Ta Phut Port have been reviewed and set out as follows: Highest Astronomical Tide (HAT): ␣3. in the outer channel.0 m. The closing speed is controlled to restrict water hammer phenomena (closing time 2-5 seconds).): ␾0. Wind Direction: Period: Predominant directions: November to January: N. a Ship/Shore Safety Check List. can stop loading and unloading operations at all berths. by road. Loading Arms: Jetty No.m./sq.9 m. are to be completed (Not reproduced). tides over 1.5 hours a day. butadiene. and their number of hours per day in the case of worst month and worst day respectively. Typhoon in November from the north. Port: Map Ta Phut Tank Terminal Co. or 3. AGENT: Jardine Pacific (Thailand) Ltd.0 m. loading arm with 150 ASA flange for octene. capable of being carried by hand. Rayong 21150. If the ESD system is activated. Rate (cu. Current measurements at the 10. loading arm with 300 ASA flange for butadiene. 1␺6 in.5 m./hr. doctors and dentists are available on request via the Agent. Jetty No.0 m. Access to the jetty and/or vessel shall never be obstructed. Rayong 21150.300 600 600 300 600 300 400 200 400 200 200 200 200 350 150 200 200 10 10 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 18 18 6 8 8 8 6 60 – 0 60 – 0 50 – 30 30 60 – 0 50 – 30 60 – 0 50 – 30 ␤103 – ␤90 ␤98 – 0 5 – 40 40 – 35 5 – 10 40 – 5 40 – 0 40 – 5 20 – 5 40 – 5 Note: Naphtha and condensate. propylene. provided that any metallic object or package is suitably wrapped to prevent any risk of metal to metal contact. or 37. FAX: ␣66 (2) 586-5436.6 m. for 9.cm. (c) Drain loading arms.0 m.9 km. ERC is disconnected immediately after the double ball valve is closed.0% of the year.000 5. loading arm with 150 ASA flange for benzene and toluene. vessels are requested to keep a continuous watch on deck while discharging. Connection/Disconnection: MTT are responsible for the connection or disconnection of loading arms or hoses to the vessel’s presentation flanges as supervised by the Loading Master. The following show the rates of time-share above the specified water level. Wave Motion: According to the wave analysis. Safety rules in case of chemicals and liquified gas are based on ‘‘Tanker Safety Guide (Chemicals)’’ and ‘‘Tanker Safety Guide (Liquified Gases)’’ respectively. (b) When the emergency disconnection button is pressed at the jetty control room or the loading arm control console.6 m.5 m. Flare Line Connection: 4 in. Even on the worst day. The above actions are taken to ensure that disconnecting operations have been completed prior to winds increasing to the 21 m.m.com Contact: Thirawat Deesomboon./sec. TIME: GMT plus 7 hours. 0.0 m. contour adjacent to the outer navigation channel indicate the maximum current velocities as shown below: Ebb tide: East direction at 0.3 km.Ltd. Bangsue. FUEL: Not available. 1␺8 in. Even in the worst month.co.000 cu. account for 89. 150 ASA flexible hose.co.m. 2: 1␺8 in. tides over 1. Access to the Restricted Area: Only authorised persons or those with entry permits issued by the Terminal Manager shall be allowed access to the restricted area and must comply with any restrictions imposed upon them.. and have the right to stop operations in the event of the regulations being contravened. and variable February to March: South and East April: Variable June to October: S.0 m. and a written Cargo Plan in accordance or similar with Annex II of the Jetty Safety Regulations. published by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS). they should therefore be used in accordance with their operating limits. Email: thirawad@cementhai. level. Nitrogen Supply Connection: 4 in.. Fax: ␣66 (38) 607726. Terminal Manager (Tel: ␣66 (38) 911952./sec. in an emergency. flow in an east-west direction across the outer channel. storage with 6 in.000 cu. Since the berth is equipped with loading arms of various types. SHORE LEAVE: Shore leave is not permitted at this terminal.m. loading arms with 150 ASA flanges for naphtha. 1␺6 in. AUTHORITY: Operator: Map Ta Phut Tank Terminal Co./hr.8 m. 271 Sukhumvit Road. occur for 21. tides over 1. the vessel will be rejected. and while in the restricted area. including petroleum in drums or other containers and liquid gas in cylinders shall be handled during cargo operations. Therefore. loading arm with 300 ASA flange for MMA.

Marine Police Tel: 214368. 98␥ 27' 15" E. and any periods of strong Westerly winds. Chart: B.2 m. There is a dredger working in position Lat.Ltd. have built a crossway connected by a short bridge to a pier which is parallel to the channel.t. During the N. Security: The port has a 2. The port is served by a reinforced concrete road 12.0 m. dredged to 9. Samphanthawong District.. Access: 1. each with a capacity of 250 tonnes.500 tonne barge alongside.t.0 m. 98␥ 33' E. at Buoy No.000 tonnes/year.0 m. Forklifts : 8␺ 2 – 3 tons 1␺25 tons Tow Tractors : 4␺40 tons 2␺ 5 tons 1␺10 tons Drawbar Trailers : 4␺40 tons 3␺10 tons 6␺ 5 tons Front Loaders : 1 Annual Maximum Handling : 32. etc. vessels are requested to anchor as close as possible to the above anchorage positions according to the Master’s judgement. Mueang District. each at equal distance from the end of the pier. 1␺ 80. The surveyor.24' E and it has no light.0 m. Pattani 94000. Pilotage: Pilot not required for anchoring. SURVEYORS: No marine surveyors in Phuket. before proceeding to the actual anchorage for loading at position Lat. BERTHING: New Port: Phuket Ocean Terminal: Chaophaya Terminal International Co. however. 7␥ 53' N. Customs and Immigration Entry forms as well as list of other documents required on vessel’s own forms to be completed in advance for presentation on arrival Phuket. Width of Channel: Minimum 230 ft. Tambon Bana. 430 ft. 6 and Koh Tapao Noi. Flags: Vessels are required to fly the Thai flag and display the code flag ‘‘Q’’ on arrival. at LLW. See guidelines on how to compile and submit information to us (page xi). (50 ft. SHIPMASTER’S REPORT: January 1992. Next port of call after Phuket. 6 in. PILOTAGE: There is no official Pilot available. 6 and Koh Tapai Noi Island. Anchorage: Vessel anchored near the new fairway buoy off Laen Phan Wa Point (Position Lat. There are 2␺98 m. 07␥ 47. (360 m. Approaches: Laen Phan Wa and Ko Tai Phao Noi lights are conspicuous.0 – 20. however. During the S. 200 Moo 8. Bangkok 10100. No Pilot is required on approaching the above anchorage. The cost of all such cables is to be borne by the vessel. 3961. (3. 2. to 1800 hrs. Please also note the wreck buoy between Buoy No.. Singapore and Kuala Lumpur from Phuket at all hours. 3 m. FUEL: Limited and difficult to obtain. 3. HEALTH: All crew and passengers must have valid health certificates for cholera. The fairway buoy has been moved to position Lat.. Fenders: The pier is protected by a system of wooden fenders in addition to which there is 1 fender at each end of the pier with solid rubber buffers. Old Port: At Laen Klusi. 07␥ 46. and angle of about 115␥ between the axis of channel in a restricted area between Buoy No. 98␥ 27. etc. 5 are placed two pairs of mooring buoys parallel in the channel. 98␥ 27' 15" E.). agent and shipper were on board throughout the operations. APPROACHES: The access channel is 6. and it is not very well lit. but otherwise there are two hospitals in Phuket.500 tonne barge which has 10 tanks. MEDICAL: It is only possible to get a doctor on board in the most severe cases. Police (Emergency) Tel: 211883. draft. subject to the Master’s approval. high barbed wire perimeter fence. and periods of strong Easterly winds. depth approx. 98␥ 27.500 h. Last port of call before Phuket.5 km. 98␥ 24' 30" E. The SGS surveyor did his own tank survey. coffee. Fire Tel: 211111. RESTRICTIONS: Channel: The channel around Koh Tapae Kyai is normally passed clockwise and is marked by a system of buoys. 4 measured at 6 m.0 m.. and the other is a General Hospital. about 1 mile off Koh Yac Hyai. BERTHING: The port primarily handles coastal vessels. 14 m. to keep clear of their anchor lines. 5 shackles were lowered into the water and this held the position of the vessel in a Force 4 wind from the East which was across the tide and with a 2. Contact: V Phermsup. 3 on a rising tide (South to North) just before high tide. long ␺25 m. MAX. (2) The draft at Buoy No.7 m. ANCHORAGES: The following anchorages are regularly used by ocean carriers of deep draft calling Phuket for loading or discharging cargo.2' E. The port handles approximately 350. vessels are recommended to anchor in position Lat.. DEVELOPMENTS: 2 berths under construction. depth curve. 212456-7. Talardnoi. Max. Deputy Director General. which are normally from 0600 hrs. Tel: ␣66 (2) 236 5058.5 m. fertiliser. Restriction in Navigation: (1) Entering or leaving through the North channel involves a rather sharp turn with a radius of about 1.0 m.180 ft. a surveyor can be called from Bangkok. and vessels are required to pass between these mooring buoys. Monsoon season: Prevailing from April through October. 6 measured (chart datum at LLW) at 6 m.736 sq. The width between the narrowest pair is about 150 ft. wide. Long.0 m. Long. for berthing ships.6' N. Phatana Karn Pramong Co Ltd. Confirmation of ETA and any subsequent revised ETA. Long. to await loading and favourable tide. POLICE/AMBULANCE/FIRE: Police Tel: 212046.0 m. Long. AUTHORITY: National Office: Thai Public Ports..600 sq. wide. Long.0 m.p.) General Cargo Area : 55. SIZE: 1. Access for vessels entering or leaving the port is via a 120 m.000 h. long. TUGS: 1␺2.m. The anchorage is exposed to winds from the South and East and vessel dragged anchor when first anchored due to strong tide.. To facilitate cargo operations during swell from South. Stacking Capacity : 5.24' E).m.5 nautical miles off Laom Mai Pai.200 sq. Charts: BA Chart No. Vessels berthing at the pier are recommended to anchor at position Lat. FRESH WATER: Limited and difficult to obtain. Strong currents were experienced when approaching the anchorage and vessel was set rapidly to the North.86' N. ␺20. The pier and channel are presently only suitable to accommodate vessels up to about 10. Depth about 24 ft.E. (40 ft. wood products. Depth alongside 10. Thailand. Sent in advance to the Agent from one of the previous ports together with request for the following information required 4 days in advance of vessel’s arrival. entered into an agreement with the Royal Thai Government to manage and operate the port for 10 years from 21st October 1988. Entry documents and advance information. cargo operation will be carried out at the first mentioned anchorage. occasionally used by tankers discharging petroleum products to Esso and Shell installations ashore. 2519 . in Ba Na sub-district of Amphoe Muang.000 ft. FAX: ␣66 (2) 236 7248. Ltd. 211883. depth curve.000 TEU. Both are 2. Pilot may be contacted on VHF Channels 16 and 13 during working hours only.r. Maximum 900 ft. Despatch Cables: Agent will in all probability need to send cables via the ship’s radio re-loading results.86' N. long reinforced concrete road. deep and 4 km. Cargoes Handled: The port handles rubber. Port Office: Pattani Port.5 mile off Laom Mai Pai to pick up the boarding party and stevedores. vessels are recommended to anchor at position Lat. Dimensions of the Pier: Length 61 m..PATTANI PATTANI: 06␥ 57' N 101␥ 21' E LOCATION: Pattani is located approximately 60 miles SE of Songkhla. There is a 360 m. and is 1. 07␥ 47.. REPAIRS: No facilities. at Buoy No. 6 in. Tugs: There are two tugs available. 98␥ 27.). during calm weather periods.. 6 is about 24 ft. The bottom appears to be coral.ft.w.p. due to the flood tide.2 km. It is possible to load two ships tanks at one time through 1␺6 in. (3) At Buoy No. or 45 ft. There is long-distance telephone connection with Bangkok.) Depth : 10. turning circle to the North of the quay. wide channel. 3941. The dredgers are lit up and clearly visible at night.500 ft. Monsoon Season: Prevailing wind from November through March. CONSULS: None. Cargo is loaded over the top.A. Na Kluea Road. Facilities: Total Area : 65 acres (26 hectares) Ship Berths : 2 Barge Berths : 4 Total Berthing Length : 1. one of which is managed by American Seventh Day Adventists Mission Doctors.0 m. Mooring Buoys: There are 2 mooring buoys about 700 ft. but vessels are not required to close down their radio station or VHF set while in port. Tidal range at Springs is 2. warehouse. 98␥ 25' 12" E. Transit Shed : 38.0 m. fish. about 0. food produce and coconut products. at Lowest HW. The barge is brought to the ship by a harbour tug. minerals. It should also be noted during the new moon period there are several small fishing craft in the area. Net registered tonnage (n. one is owned by the port authority and the other is privately owned. at LWOS. 1278 Yotha Road. When it was noticed that the vessel was dragging. Size: Maximum permissable draft 9. Hatch distribution and gangs workable. apart. hoses through a portable manifold. width 12 m.000 g. depth approx. ␺8. 1␺ 20.) at LWOS. Long. GENERAL: Roads: The port has a 12. Chart No. hose from the barge which is split into 2␺3 in. not exceeding 22 ft. Thailand. General Manager. it should be noted three ocean-going dredgers are operating in the area between Koh Dok Mai and Kon Khai Nok which should be passed at a distance of about 1.W. 7␥ 57' N. 7␥ 53' N. (200 ft. There are numerous fishing boats to the South and West but the anchorage itself was clear. Tel: ␣66 (7333) 6147/8. 1␺ 25. it is also possible to turn around by swinging on the anchor just after passing Buoy No. 7␥ 48' 24" N.ft. CARGO HANDLING FACILITIES: PHUKET: 07␥ 49' N 98␥ 25' E DOCUMENTS: (See Plan) LOCATION: The Port of Phuket is located on the Western seaboard of Thailand. steel and concrete cylindrical tower. on the Andaman Sea in position 07␥ 49' N. scale building.5 m. and approx. Master’s name. about 0. wide reinforced concrete quays available with depth of 5. wide and 9. However. Harbour Department. 16 m.). ␺3..t.952 sq. Cash advance of Master. Loading rate is approximately 85 tonnes/hr. THAILAND RADIO: There are no facilities for ship-to-shore communication in Phuket. the position of which are shown on Thai charts. However. Contact: Sawang Sommatr. No survey papers are required.000 d. long. Thailand Smelting and Refining Co. Cargo Operations: Vessel loaded latex from a 2.0 m. in length. Penang. Long. FAX: ␣66 (7333) 6147.

Crane No. Tug generally just pushes. and 0700 hrs. The airport is 18 miles to the North of the port and has frequent flights to Bangkok. including copies of all officers certificates. there was confusion about the correct position along the wharf. 3 and No. protest noted for product deterioration and deadfreight. from Bangkok in Plutaluang sub-district of Cholburi Province. This made it difficult to place the ship’s gangway on to the berth. 5. 4 in position of Fender No. The depth along Berth No. Long. Radio frequency used when handling the vessel is 27125 kHz ANCHORAGES: Anchorage area for waiting berth and Pilot: Chuk Samet Port: Capacity: Eight deep-draft ships minimum depth 8 fathoms. LOA. Map Pier: Lat. 2. apart. back to a final mooring at Berth No. A new buoy to West of Turning Basin (Buoy No. a Pilot came onboard and took the vessel into the lightering area (Lat. 678-5200. in fact found slightly more.h. PHUKET There are facilities ashore for garbage disposal with collection twice daily..D. the least professional of the latex loading ports.p.Ltd. The thieves were armed with sticks and knives and threw a hammer at a crew member. Ltd. A boat service can be arranged through the agent. hazardous or inflammable cargo.S. Long. Agent will assist with shopping. This makes it difficult for the trucks to deliver the cargo up in the coal pit.2. Contact: Captain Tana Narkveg. long and the harbour basin 450 m. 2.000 yards from piers at Tungprong Port. No difficulties were experienced by crew leaving or joining. 12␥ 37' 03" N. Beacons still in position. Assistant Vice President.6 nautical miles off the TPI oil jetty. Working daily during the day time only. Tel: ␣66 (76) 391151/2. On the fender supports. Pilot boards from tug at Fairway Buoy and departs off berth at Buoy No. to berth starboard side alongside. Depth as charted (minimum 9. Pilot: Berthing daylight only. From the oil jetty. – 800 m. There are slop tanks for waste oil disposal (total capacity 195 cu. Rayong 21000. and 70 m. Pilot spoke poor English. for loading latex from barge. length to shore. – 14.3' N.7 km. but by our own soundings. Tanker Berth (Pol Pier) Commercial Berths (DWP 1 – 4) Lat.8 MHz) Working Channel 14 (156. Fresh water is available alongside the berth. but not before 0800 hrs. Dredging in the harbour and along the wharf are still in progress. but it missed.. Due to the difficulty in reaching over the hoppers. By day Komaithon Island is a good landmark for the port approach. It was mentioned by the ship to the ‘Man-in-charge’’ that this was not an acceptable working practice on an oil/tanker berth with an LPG tanker doing cargo operations about 150 m./hr. Anchorage: About 0. all breast lines. FAX: 678-5001/5. 299 Sukhumvit Road. No Pilot for anchoring.7 MHz) Interport use 157. and 1. Chart: B. Phuket 83000.A. The fairway is marked with light buoys. RAYONG: 12␥ 38' N 101␥ 18' E (See Plan) SHIPMASTER’S REPORT: June 1998 (Updated 2000). DOCUMENTS: See ‘‘Bangkok’’. Lat.0 m. 101␥ 16' E. PORT LIMITS: Extend to approximately 1. Port Manager. Vessel swung in Turning Basin with aid of tug. There was no place for a hopper in position of Crane No. MAX. Stevedores stay onboard all the time during cargo operations. 12␥ 41' 47" N.). Editor’s Note: In November 1997. In 1991. The Entrance Buoy is red and marked ‘‘A1’’ with a Racon ‘‘O’’ in position Lat. Khet Sathorn.6' E. Authorities/Documentation: Agent makes out a lot of Thai forms which have to be signed. Telex: 72073. We berthed at the South end of the quay with bow overhanging about 20 m. Can sometimes be made up using spare capacity in short tanks if grade correct. there is a dredged fairway about 8 nautical miles long and 2 cables wide. 3. 8th Floor. xi for details) . Lat. there is a concrete driveway of about 750 m. Accommodation ladder landed on quay..). 141 (Laem Thoraphim to Ko Kharam). Long. Tel: 678-5000. Loading: Latex direct from shore tanks at South end of quay. Channel: Leading lights discontinued. AUTHORITY: Head Office: Thai Petrochemical Industry Public Co. 100␥ 49' E. 5 could only be reached by Crane No. Name of Station Frequencies MSC 2738 kHz Portsat 2738 kHz 4145 kHz 6220 kHz 8292.com/~skportz Contact: Ashin Aramaethapongsa. 1. we found the depth to be between 11. there are 2 sets of bitts for moorings. Loading rate about 90 t. 98␥ 24. there is a distance of 5.. Thailand. Sometimes three tanks loaded at once. 100␥ 50' 31" E. 4 (See ‘‘Plan’’). an oil/chemical tanker was attacked off Rayong at about 0355 hrs. 12␥ 13' N. 26/56 Chana Tat Mai Road. T. the ship’s Manifest is then attached.0 m. 2. in a depth of approximately 17. and ships can be berthed on both sides.500 yards from the quay wall at Chuk Samet Port. with a depth of 19. 3941.. 3. but no one was interested in listening.5 MHz (Special Channel) 2520 Readers are encouraged to send updates/additions (see p. 12␥ 35' N. 4 are situated on the West side of the driveway. At 0400 hrs.500 h. of different sizes and power. The oil jetty is approximately 450 m. 3966 (Ko Chuang to Ko Kut) and Thai Chart No. wide. Night sailing without Pilot by arrangement. 07␥ 49. which has to be signed by each crew member with ship’s copies attached. as they were placed on the wharf. Berths No. 100␥ 54' 20" E. FAX: ␣66 (76) 331157. 100␥ 55' 00" E. Product comes from far afield in Thailand. Very messy loading.. depth was less than 10.8' E. Mooring and unmooring operation performed without any difficulties. TPI found that the ship’s cranes were not long enough to reach with the grabs over the top of the hoppers placed on the berth. AUTHORITY: Operator: Chaophaya Terminal International Co.A. Long. These two berths are new and are for coal and other dry cargoes. 12␥ 37' 25" N. so the vessel was shifted about 150 m. C. alongside at South end. 100␥ 49' 30" E. at an angle of about 35␥ (See ‘‘Plan’’). wide in front of the West quay-wall.0 m. VHF used when vessel expected. TPI decided to burn out 1.40/tonne. There was 10. The next morning. 2 in position of Fender No. Shippers have a tendency to short deliver their nomination which causes ullages. A ‘nil’ Cargo Manifest is required if the vessel has no cargo to discharge.. There is a port control service situated in a tower on the oil jetty. 6) now positioned at Lat. 12␥ 43' N.5 kHz Remarks Day time Day time R/T – SSB R/T – SSB R/T – SSB VHF: Calling Channel 16 (156. RESTRICTIONS: Berthing possible throughout 24 hours. Recommended charts for the area are B.0 m. also from 25 tonne tank trucks and barges. C. Terminal: Thai Petrochemical Industry (TPI) Public Co.) provided at Berths No.P.3 m. A photocopy of all the ship’s documents. each end. due to the big fenders and fender supports. below Lowest Low Water (LLW). Port clearance was taken care of by the Agents out at the anchorage and no officials were present before the ship was safely moored alongside. Ships papers are generally accepted but an official Crew Manifest is to be completed and all crew members to sign. SIZE: See ‘‘Berthing’’ and ‘‘Tankers’’. Long. Berth: Flat faced concrete quay with good fenders. The ship was adjusted along the wharf and Crane No. 12␥ 30.. APPROACHES: The entrance channel is 100 m. 678-5050 (DISA). 3. Bangkok 10120. A good mooring boat was also available. There were 5 tugs stationed at the port.0 m.tripod. Muang. Kwang Tungmahamek. 100␥ 55' 00" E.m. Ampur Muang. but no reply was received. OVERVIEW: The port and berth are privately owned and operated by Thai Petrochemical Industry Public Company Ltd. From the TPI Berth. Long. having available a depth of about 10 m. Bow moorings. of the hoppers (offshore side) and to place two of the hoppers ‘‘legs’’ on the fender supports. Tungprong Port: Capacity: Four deep-draft ships minimum depth 10 fathoms. The entrance light buoy is at Lat. delivered by pipeline at a rate of 50 cu. From the berth to the ship’s side. Hold No. Lat. 101␥ 14. Long. 3 and was therefore discharged into barges moored on the offside of the vessel.0 m. away. Shore Leave: A big holiday resort with all the usual attractions. Chart No. Thailand. with a few stops due to heavy rain squalls. They monitor VHF Channels 16 and 13 throughout 24 hours (Also see ‘‘Editor’s Note’’ below). TPI Tower. 1 was in position of Fender No. 3 and 4. but because of their size. Approach: Laen Phan Wa and Ko Tachaonoi Lights are conspicuous. Long. Tugs: 1␺2. but the West side is for the larger vessels and has a depth of 19.1. Medical: Quickly dealt with and efficient.cscoms.0 m. We first berthed the ship between Berths No.. 678-5100.$1. except springs. No. the vessel called Port Control on VHF Channels 16 and 13. The thieves stole 240 litres of paint before being disturbed.p. Later.0 m. We were told to anchor in position Lat. Thai Personal Effects Manifest. it is recommended to have large eyes on the mooring lines to get them over the bitts. Captain Chana Satsanit. Long. was required. Moorings 2. Long.) which was about 4. 101␥ 17. A large swell is experienced at times.m. 4.THAILAND General: Three persons from the agent’s office board with customs and immigration and assist with completion of documentation. After the ship was berthed.4 miles East of Buoy No. Fire Precautions: Smoking is strictly prohibited on the apron of the wharves and in the vicinity of vessels handling/carrying dangerous. 72075 PETOKEM TH.com Web: members.0 m. long.9' N. FAX: ␣66 (2) 678-5046. (T.0 m.I. We had one tank left slack (below 100%). As we were the first ship to berth at these new facilities. Many port officials board the vessel. SATTAHIP (Chuk Samet Port): 12␥ 35' N 100␥ 55' E (See Plan) LOCATION: Sattahip Bay is located on the Eastern coast of the Gulf of Thailand about 184 km. Repatriation: No difficulty either way through Bangkok from local airport. tug available. AGENT: See ‘‘Bangkok’’.). PILOTAGE: Compulsory for vessels over 50 m. RADIO: Radio telephone.0 m. Minimum quantity charge of 100 tonnes costing approximately U. There are good fenders on both berths. TPI were still working with welding on the hoppers when the ship was manoeuvring to berth. There are several Chicksan arms on both sides. 3 and No. Crane No. North Berth used by small cruise liners and tourist craft to local islands. they started to burn out a rather large piece of the hopper sides. 1 in 18.. Port Operations Section Manager. 12␥ 35' 07" N. From the zero-point to the first fender. Stores: No Chandler.45' E.. and they worked around the clock. Tank trucks can be arranged via Agent. 12␥ 45' N. approximately 35 m. Email: pkport@phuket. Thailand. SHIPMASTER’S REPORT: September 1993.Ltd. Fresh water obtainable from quay hydrants. There is no boarding or clearance between 2100 hrs. a sister ship dragged anchor.D. Vichit. 3 was said to be at least 10. Advance notice required 4 hours prior to arrival on working day (on holiday notice required at 0830 – 1200 hrs.

. 100 for each crew member for 3 days. Draft (m. A large Gottwald crane (mobile at 40 tonnes) is stated to have been ordered. draft. Also Authorities come from Bangkok for clearance. ␤ 3 ft. is allowed. TUGS: 2␺1.O. Equipment: One bulk loader. etc.. POLICE/AMBULANCE/FIRE: Security centre 2187. 100␥ 52' 38" E.3 m. draft 8. Draft: Outer Berth 11.300 sq. long. Services: Pilotage. and 1800 hrs.000 lb. Tel: ␣66 (2) 236-5058. military circuits). 0100-0500 – second half-night shift. BERTHING: Outer Berth – Length 406. Ship Repairs: None. 200 tons per trip.000 sq. 1300-1630 hrs – day shift. (non-bulk). The beacons are installed on the pier and are easily visible. clearance and documents. designed specially to handle bulk and breakbulk cargoes. capable of loading 700 tonnes/hr.4 tonnes. with storms and typhoons occurring in June and July. DENSITY: 1021. Both are well equipped with rubber type fenders. can safely berth all year round. addition 100 tons for boiler. 1630-1800 hrs – overtime (working through).T. Draft: 12. and 10 at 2.p. LOA Max. 1900-2400 hrs. advance notice of ETA required. pay loaders. One bottle each. Owner. Inner Berth 230 m. BERTHING: Songkhla Port: Total Area : 24. 5. 3. From May to July is the rainy season. Map Pier: 1 berth.m.600 t. See guidelines on how to compile and submit information to us (page xi). ocean-going vessels. Hospital: Available.m. MAX.A. see ‘‘B. — — 35 tons — — — 23-45 tons — — SIAM SEAPORT: 13␥ 08' N 100␥ 53' E LOCATION: Siam Seaport is located on the N. Inner Berth 9. Operator: Siam Seaport Terminal and Warehouses Co. tidal phenomena. of bonded area.) West Quay 540 3 180. approval). total area 11. sea land transport. etc. Long. basis MSL. to 60. Join when vessel approaches berth. computer processing. such as raw sugar.SATTAHIP TUGS: 2 tugs available. electricity. From 1st January 1991: Royal Thai Navy. Harbour Department. Chonburi 20180.S. DOCUMENTS: The ship’s Master has to report the arrival of the ship within 24 hours of anchoring or berthing. Wireless traffic from the port with Bangkok is permitted. SHIPMASTER’S REPORT: July 1981. length 443 ft. FUEL: Available. OPENING/CLOSING HATCHES: Carried out by stevedores without extra charge. of dry bulk commodities. (510 m. (140 RAI). stevedoring.3 tonnes. the cross current should be watched. and will be delivered in about 6 months. long. where vessels of sizes ranging from 5. Also there are 10 lorries type HINO KL 340 at 7 tonnes. ANCHORAGES: To the west of the leading line (045␥ – 225␥) and 090␥ from Ko Maeo Island in a depth of 9. CUSTOMS ALLOWANCES: 200 cigarettes for each officer. communications. REPAIRS: Only for minor repairs. monsoon there is a slight swell. Weather Conditions: During S. Harbour Department.0 m. along the fairway marked by buoys.m. 9. Working Hours: 0800-1200 hrs. 2 mooring boats available. 436360. – day shift.5␥ (T). SIZE: LOA: Outer Berth 300 m. is Siam Seaport. and three 20 ft. Talardnoi. 440 sq. for under keel clearance Draft ␦ 27 ft. The tide rises about 2 m. SIZE: LOA 173 m.000 sq. the day shift finishes at 1600 hrs. draft 30 ft. 07␥ 13. SHORE LEAVE: Permitted. but should be back in service shortly. ␤ 2 ft.0 9. General: S. Berth Length Berths Max. Water must be boiled prior to use.w. CHUK SAMET PORT: For details concerning navigation. 30’’ and ‘‘Guide to Port Entry’’. When a ship is to load a hazardous cargo. Max. Long.I.m. at LWOST (3) Draft of the vessel could be increased for the day alongside by adding the figure of the height of tide at low water of that day to the figure of draft in (2) above (30 ft. The small crane lifts 23. max. gangs required. and is dredged to 9. natural gas is obtained.) Storage: Port Area Container Yard Warehouse Stuffing Shed General Working Area : : : : : 115. Telex: 75702. a new deep sea terminal.Ltd. Container yard of 36. 1 container freight station. Mobile cranes of 20 – 40 tonnes lifting capacity. FRESH WATER: Limited.720 sq. The line will then be taken overland from Sattahip to Bangkok. Located in the Eastern seaboard. Pilot No. currents.m. THAILAND 10 at 3. Bunkers: Only by road tanker.470 sq. Duty officer 2102 (after duty hours).h.m. A railway connection is being built. etc. AUTHORITY: Port of Thailand Authority.m. but should apply for P.m.7' N. dangerous cargo/heavy lifts.23 m. 36. Plutaluang Sub-District. On Saturdays. Contact: Miss Viroon Phermsup. (bulk).000 10 Capacity 7. for squat. Water: Any quantity available.600 h.000 tonnes of liquid bulk tankage. terms).000 sq. CARGO GEAR: Supplied by stevedores.w. BERTHING: Limitation of Draft: Chuk Samet Port: Depth 32 ft. The free area on the pier in front of the sheds is about 45 m. Inner berth 340 m. charge for use of tug’s lines. Bangkok. ␤ 2 ft.000 sq. spreaders in the equipment store. MAX.t. For containers there are three 40 ft. tugs. FAX: ␣66 (2) 236-7248. MEDICAL: Hospital facilities available. GANGWAY/DECK WATCHMEN: Necessary. number of crew/passengers. Bangkok 10100.t. available. Dangerous Cargo Manifest. The pier running approximately North – South is 500 m. and beam 25 m.8 Cruise passenger ships are permitted to berth at Sattahip. The Master must obtain port clearance at least 6 hours in advance of the intended departure time. TANKERS: POL Jetty: Max. capacity 30 tons. It is planned later on to install a IHI container bridge. Cargo Handling: Both cranes and the tapioca conveyor can run on the crane rails both on the main and cross piers. Certificate of Fitness. The deep water at Siam Seaport is therefore most favourable to customers needing to transport bulk and breakbulk cargoes in the largest possible vessels. max. APPROACHES: The entrance channel is 4 km. depth alongside 36 ft. 180 km. Supply can be made by water trucks. grain. from Sattahip.) (m.000 d. tonnage of cargo aboard for port.000 lb. trucks.m. Ambulance 116. SONGKHLA: 07␥ 14' N 100␥ 35' E (See Plan) LOCATION: Lat. the new industrial heartland of Thailand. below LWOST or 36 ft. FAX: ␣66 (38) 436565. Draft: At present 32 ft. Sundays and public holidays.m. authorised Agent or cargo owner must present the following documents: International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate (IOPP). VHF: Port Authority on Channel 16.p..000 sq. The port has 20 forklift trucks. 10. Depth at MLW 38. TELEPHONES: Available (U. and about 10 km.5' E. the Master.t..000 h.71 acres (10 hectares) Ship Berths : 3 Total Berth Length : 1. 13␥ 07' 50" N. AUTHORITY: Siam Seaport.0 m. water. wide. Ships’ Chandler: Should be available. Deputy Director General. When entering and leaving.000 d. The large crane lifts up to 40 tonnes at 35 ft. living quarters.8 ft. below MLW. Further Developments: Dredging and building of new piers will begin.0 North Quay 360 2 150. in the Thailand Gulf.) (m. waste disposal. There are two tugs of 3. 50. Tel: ␣66 (38) 436344.3 m. LOA 820 ft.W. (plus/minus.t. but will shortly be installed. tapioca pellets. Sriracha District.000 d. to the west of the quay. Vessels approach on the beacon line at 017. and Sheds 1 and 2 will be demolished to make room for container handling. long.000 sq. TIME: GMT plus 7 hours throughout the year.5 tonnes but is currently out of use.5 m. A gas pipeline from there to Sattahip is under construction. – first half-night shift. Police 3180. ␦ approx. at LWOST (2) For staying in port 32 ft. opened.␣Height of tide at LW). When construction is completed in mid-1994. and the cross pier 365 m. 100␥ 34. IDENTIFICATION CARDS: Required for all crew and officers. Inner Berth – Length 332 m. 13. There is a turning circle with a diameter of 300 m. The draft is the maximum permissible at lowest low water.673 ft. A local Agent’s office is not yet available. Diameter of shore lines are 6 in. by road from the Laem Chabang Commercial Port. wines and spirits. AGENT: See ‘‘Bangkok’’. Entry and Leaving: Only permitted between 0600 hrs.w.m. Customs clearance. 7 7 5 15 1 1 3 3 2 1. etc.0 7. PILOTAGE: Pilot boards in the vicinity of the Fairway Buoy. Currents are unimportant. Thailand. Samphanthawong District.2 m. ETA. Semi-portal cranes Pallets Van carriers No. Sattahip Commercial Port. The fairway buoys appear to be displaced somewhat Westwards. and 20 in. packing..000 sq. CARGO HANDLING FACILITIES: Forklift trucks Shortmast trucks Yard hustlers Chassis Top loader Transtainer Straddles – 8␺40 ft.. advance notice of ETA required. (1) For cruising in the channel 32 ft.m. Size of Vessels: From 500 tonne barges up to 60. Forklifts. REPORT: December 1993. 12 in.000 sq. Storage: 224. – 8␺20 ft. The Pilot comes from Bangkok. 2521 . shore of the Bay of Bangkok in position Lat.E. 0500-0700 – overtime (working through. 3 hours by car) is available. 6. Text required in this cable is: flag. 1278 Yotha Road. over a width of 120 m.W. security. 194 stevedoring contractors (both liner terms and chartered vessels under F. STEVEDORES: Vessel to advise Agent 7 days prior to arrival. supply can be made by barges. size 50. Fire 117.. Sattahip Commercial Port: No. Open storage area of 190..w..p. Storage Area: 3 transit sheds.A. for under keel clearance Draft ␦ 30 ft. lighting.000 d. Siam Seaport will offer an ideal bulk terminal. Luffing shore crane (future). Berth: Total length: Outer berth 400 m. bonded warehouse. depending on time and tide). A Sea Container Shifter is already available. Thailand. 10. A road to Bangkok (approx.

100␥ 51' 00" E. Otherwise Agency clerks will bring forms onboard and assist in completing them. 2 Lists certifying the date of vaccination against Cholera for each crew member.0 kg. Max.0 kg. WASTE OIL DISPOSAL: Not available. Long. Also see ‘‘Part (E)’’. Note: The following facilities are not part of the Port of Songkhla.cm. When preparing the list of Crew members’ Personal Effects and Ship’s Stores’ Lists. Distance from Jetty to Depot 2.m. LOA 200. Immigration Authority: For vessel having Thai Immigration Forms onboard.m. Customs and Quarantine Officials: The Immigration and Customs Officials will board all incoming vessels. Leave signature columns blank.m. Max. PTT Jetty: New jetty located inside the port.311017. CONSULS: Malaysia and China.000. 2 Immigration Forms No. International telephone and postage services are available in the port.inet. 4 Lists of Mail. 311494. refrigerators./sq.000 d. Tel: 331002. named ‘‘A’’ Course Lat./hr. Steward..7' N.000 tons at a time.LTD. the flag shall hoisted on the previous afternoon. 311118. Thailand. Port Director. Fire. Displacement 3.00 THB. Maximum beam for passing Channel 25 m. particular care should be paid to the exact quantities. 313160. Course to Junction point Lat. LOA 81. Jetty A: New jetty for LPG and Premium/Regular Mogas. Otherwise we need one full working day for preparation of Immigration papers (Sat/Sun/Holiday excepted).w. 4 Lists of Opium and Narcotics. 2522 Readers are encouraged to send updates/additions (see p. 311019 (Emergency). Songkhla. Jetty located at inner side of PTT Jetty. Fuel Not available. named ‘‘B’’ Lat. please prepare them ready for arrival. SEAMAN’S CLUBS: No Seaman’s club in the port but there are many services in town.0 – 3. 100␥ 44' 36" E. Vessels should always keep clear of the fairway channel as large bulk carriers sail on deep draft. FRESH WATER: Available alongside. Jetty B: New jetty for bulk carriers. 2 tugs required.000 per truck. Deck and Engine Departments. Draft 8. : 20␺40 tons. Draft 5.600 tonnes. ͮ ͮ ͮ from Point ‘‘D’’ A/C to 000␥(T) up to Anchorage Area or Point ‘‘E’’ Point ‘‘E’’ Lat. Also see ‘‘Part (E)’’. all sound and electrical equipment.2 m. : 5␺5 – 10 tons. Distance from jetty to breakwater 100 m. Departure: The ‘Blue Peter’ flag should be hoisted at the foremast of all sea-going vessels about to leave the harbour and shall be kept hoisted until the voyage has begun. Distance from jetty to depot is 1. Failure to provide correct quantities on various forms will entail heavy fine and confiscation. to Junction point ␦360␥ Long. Max. the flag shall be hoisted in the morning.0 m.0 m. 12␥ 43' 00" N. 5 Immigration Forms No. 12␥ 56' 14" N. 4 (Crew List)./sq. Ampheo Singhanakorn. Quarantine Authority: 1 Maritime Declaration of Health (may be supplied in port). Flowrate LPG 200 cu.0 m.000 ton/year 5. Max. Communications: VHF Channel 16 for calling.0 m. Tel: ␣66 (74) 331070-78. in case of those leaving in the morning. Tel: 311379. Displacement 500 – 30. (Tel: 244521). : 15␺5 – 10 tons. 13␥ 00' 00" N. 1. Email: thanapong@hatyai.m. Depth at LLW 7. Repatriation Crew holding valid Passports may be declared as passengers in order to facilitate Immigration Exit papers. to declare brands and serial numbers as above.tripod. 312122. 100␥ 462 12" E. Premium/Regular Mogas 6 in. (E) PTT OIL TERMINAL (See Plan) Tractor and Trailers Tractors Trailers 136 2 2 200 sq.5 tons.. named ‘‘C’’ from Junction point Lat. Max.5 m. Tel: 311016. Max. named ‘‘B’’ Course Lat.m. and 1 line for each name. 331202. Offence in this respect is liable to a fine not exceeding Baht.cm. 100␥ 52. 200 sq. 100␥ 44' 36" E. 4 Lists of Arms and Ammunition for Ship’s Use. 2␺25 tons.th Web: www.350. 35. 90280 Thailand.0 m. NOTE: Pornographic magazines and materials are prohibited and will be confiscated if found onboard./hr. TANKERS: See ‘‘Report’’. Tel: ␣66 (74) 231538.5 kg. VHF Channel 13 for ship-to-ship.400 TEU’s.THAILAND Port Capacity: Total Cargo Throughput Container Yard Stacking Capacity Warehouse Stacking Capacity Container Stuffing Capacity Warehouse Cargo Receiving Equipment: Reefer Plugs Emergency Power Supply Weight Bridge (30-80 tons) Workshop Maintenance Area Forklifts : : : : : : : : : : : 1. Xi Yong Hua. Haadyai 90110.600 ton/day. One tug required. to Junction point ␦022␥ Long.000 tonnes. Displacement 3. Tambol Huakao. Failure to comply with the regulations is subject to a fine not exceeding 5. electronic calculators.co.000 tonnes. Draft 5. to be supplied in port. If however a vessel comes from an infected port the Quarantine Doctor will board./hr. cameras. Mogas 180 cu. Caltex and Esso. Ltd. 986. Flowrate 180 – 360 cu. Important to Master: On first arrival at Roads or berth do not allow any unauthorised people to board the vessel or allow any officers/crew members to disembark before ‘Checking In’ formalities by Immigration Officers and Customs Searching Party.0 m. FAX: ␣66 (74) 331199.200 m. Refer Admiralty Chart No. Max. 4 Lists of Passengers. Operations Manager. APPROACHES: The recommended courses approaching seaberth through the Southern part of Kohsichang are as follows: Lat. Other Facilities Fresh water Available. Vessel LOA over 450 ft. Pipeline/Manifold: LPG Liquid 6 in. has been removed./sq. (A) PORT FACILITIES: DOCUMENTS: Boarding of Immigration.000. AGENT: Jardine Pacific (Thailand) Ltd. Fax: ␣66 (74) 239206.t. Shell Jetty: New jetty designed for vessels of 5. 12␥ 62' 14" N. 4 Foreign Currency Lists. LOA 75. from Junction point True Long. B 1. 13␥ 00' 00" N. 5 Transit Cargo Manifests. 13␥ 07. Operating Pressure LPG 15 kg. Operating Pressure 8. 246711. typewriters. SONGKHLA SRIRACHA: 13␥ 07' N 100␥ 52' E OVERVIEW: (A) PORT FACILITIES (B) THAI OIL – SBM (C) THAI OIL – CBM (D) SRIRACHA HARBOUR PUBLIC CO. Max. Jet – A1 6 in. where each crew member shall sign in presence of Immigration Officers in port. 3␺36 tons. 26␺3. Order of Clearance and Documentary Requirements: Customs Authority: (Ship’s forms) 12 Cargo Manifests (including port and Agent’s requirements). 8 Crew Lists. In the case of vessels leaving in the afternoon. POLICE/AMBULANCE/FIRE: Police. Make out in duplicate. Operating Pressure 6./hr. 100␥ 51' 00" E. LPG Vapour 4 in. Long. Pilot works in daytime only. 1 Derat Certificate.8' E. AIRPORT: Had Yai Airport close south of the city. The Officials demand that the main gangway is lowered. 4 Lists of Ship’s Movable Properties. GARBAGE DISPOSAL: Normal garbage collection service is available. Max. LOA 103./sq. xi for details) . Crew are allowed 200 cigarettes each.com/~skportz Contact: Tao Jun. MEDICAL: Hospital in city. VHF Channel 14 for pilot. All initial correspondence to be sent to Bangkok Head Office.00. during the vessel’s stay in port. Premium/Regular Mogas 6 in. 100␥ 46' 12" E. etc. 8. 100 TEU/day.m. 13␥ 07' 00" N. 5 Immigration Forms No. International Certificates of Vaccination against Cholera for all passengers and crew members.members. Premium/Regular (common line) 6 in.0 m.0 m.cm. Minimum charge is B 200 per order. – 450 ft. 2␺7 tons. 52 Jootee Anusorn Road. Pipeline/Manifold Gas Oil 6 in. Flowrate 100 – 120 cu. Maximum LOA for passing Channel 173. Mogas 8. 5. 4 Lists of Ports called. 3␺16 tons. ␦037␥ named ‘‘D’’ Long. Tel: 311011. 3 (separately for Landing passengers and Transit passengers). 6 Ship’s Stores Lists. whereas the Quarantine Official will board on arrival at berth. AUTHORITY: Operator: Chaophaya Terminal International Co. the ‘‘Hulk’’ in position Lat. Max. Max. 13␥ 06' 20" N. REPORT: November 1991.000 m. 1 Disembarkation/Embarkation card for each passenger. Draft 6. Tug required for berthing and unberthing operations. Songkhla. Railway Jetty: Old Jetty: Used by Shell. 4 Lists of Ship’s Provisions. Tugs: Vessel LOA 250 ft. Pipeline/Manifold: Gas Oil 10 in. Max.cm. 4 Lists of Crew members’ Personal Effects stating brands and serial numbers of watches. True named ‘‘C’’ Long. from Junction point True Long. TV/radio sets. 100␥ 44' 36" E.. 24 hour service.

4: Maximum LOA 122. Number of passengers. On receipt of an accurate ETA vessel will be advised by VHF regarding berthing time.000 d. age. Nature of any extraordinary repairs to be effected. Long. THAILAND Maximum size of vessel 5. has been in existence for about 6 years..1' E.000 d. if any. 8 in. If 2 products are involved usually one side is allocated for a particular product. Approach speed to the jetty for fully loaded vessels must be the minimum consistent with safe manoeuvring.p. Shore officials will board via the pilot ladder to clear the vessel inwards.300 d. if any. plus one forward and one aft back spring. 100␥ 51. LOA 274 m..6' N.w.. Rope size to be 5 in. with a crane driver provided by the ship. HEALTH: See ‘‘Documents’’./sec. Minimum size of vessel 1. 100␥ 53.000 d. Each man allowed 1 opened bottle wine/spirits. Pilots should be contacted 6 hours prior to arrival and terminals 3 hours prior to arrival. Vessels in fully loaded condition must approach the berth from the North. regular international services..000 d. consistent with LOA and draft. from Bangkok. 3. technical name.6 m.010 tonnes d. 100␥ 50. nationality. Loading of Tapioca Pellets in bulk at MBK berth: Vessel: LOA 243. Loading a full cargo could take 3 to 4 days and Masters should bear this in mind for bunker and fresh water calculations. FUEL: Can be supplied by barge. ANCHORAGES: Recommended anchorage for vessels awaiting berth is within 1 mile of the position: Lat. 13␥ 08. beam 32..W. monsoon period 1st June to 31st October. Draft 15.5 m. Should the Thaioil Marine Manager consider that a berthing operation will endanger the jetty due to adverse weather conditions or any mechanical defect in the vessel... (f) Distribution of cargo (and that to be left on board). Draft 14.3 m. consistent with LOA and draft. Long.t. Maximum size of vessel 5.300 d.t.0' E. Max. SEAMAN’S CLUBS: None.5 m.0 m. Maximum size of vessel 5.t. draft and beam of vessel. 11␥ 04./hr. MAX. One additional mooring boat for Jetty No. CONSULS: See ‘‘Bangkok’’.0 m.t.w. operated by Cargill Ltd.3 m. unberthing. UN number (if applicable) and quantity. Minimum size of vessel 600 d.t. landing and transit. barrels per hour. Vessels approaching from the South will cross the submarine crude pipeline to the CBM Berth..w.. Distance from shore: 1.t. Vessels berth heading in either direction depending on the tide at the time of arrival. In addition to the above.t.w. IDENTIFICATION CARDS: Not required..w. ‘‘Part (D)’’ and ‘‘Part (E)’’. Ltd. The berth consists of 3 loading towers with sufficient mooring posts at both ends. and left connected to the ship’s manifold throughout the operations.w. 74.t. (e) Nature of cargo. This notice shall be amended in the event of any change in the time of arrival.g. In this connection your attention is particularly drawn to any advice given to you on arrival by the Thai Oil Representative.500 d. Laundry service. 3965 and 986. Maximum safe draft 4. loading and discharging at Thaioil’s Jetty (Location: Lat. Minimum size of vessel 600 d. Back Loading from Coasters: Occasionally vessels are required to load cargo from 2.w. 24 hours’ notice required to Agent. Ballasting is required during discharge to maintain 30% deadweight at all times. 5: Maximum LOA 122. Accommodation ladder required (or in conjunction with pilot ladder). Maximum safe draft 6.t. submarine line for crude oil with 2 strings of 12 in. 1 (Inner Berth): Maximum LOA 100. VHF: Vessels calling at PTT should call on Channel 13 and advise Supply Operations Division the following: (a) Name and call sign of vessel. size: 105. consistent with LOA and draft. SHIPMASTER’S REPORT: March 1984. Also see ‘‘Tankers’’. TANKERS: Thai Oil – SBM: See ‘‘Part (B)’’. (d) ETA at Terminal. or at the position centred on Lat.. Berth No. whether to anchor and any likely delays. Urgent stores to be delivered on arrival. 2 tons. There may be other vessels in this area engaged in ship/ship transfer.w. and mooring. and any excessive approach speed will endanger the jetty. crew repatriation (in this case advise name.m.w. Also see ‘‘Part (E)’’. deck over keel 18. draft. Esso: 6 buoy conventional mooring owned and operated by Esso Standard Thailand Ltd.7 m.000/4. Long. Flags indicating a request for a Pilot or Pilot on board should be flown. Do not rig an accommodation ladder. 48 hours’ notice required. Technical test data for winches/wires required on arrival.2' N. Accommodation is required for 2 Police Officers (one room) and 2 Supervisors with one Customs Officer (a second room) throughout the vessel’s stay.6 m.. Sriracha Pilot Station is established on ‘‘Laem Chabang’’. ‘‘Part (C)’’. General: Qatar Crude Discharge: Considerable delay can be encountered in the discharge of Qatar Crude. REPATRIATION: See ‘‘Part (E)’’. consistent with LOA and draft. as vessel does not take a Pilot. Crew liberty launch service.t. he has full authority to refuse to allow the vessel to berth. The coasters are programmed by Bangkok – copies of the programme being put onboard on arrival – and can be handled simultaneously one each side. (g) Is vessel fitted with an Inert Gas System? (h) Any defects of vessel or its machinery which may affect navigation. the gang handles all hose connecting. 100␥ 51' E.t.W. Cash required.4 m. TIME: GMT plus 7 hours.t. 2 ship’s moorings required to each of 2 head and 2 stern buoys and one ship’s mooring to each of 2 breast buoys. Location of berth: Lat. ‘‘Part (B)’’. 13␥ 07' N. 13␥ 7.w. and 1␺3. This gang stays onboard most of the time and need to be allocated a smoking area.51 m. BERTHING: See ‘‘Shipmaster’s Report’’ and ‘‘Part (D)’’. See guidelines on how to compile and submit information to us (page xi). draft 13.2' E.3' N. Engine(s) must not be used when crossing the pipeline to avoid risk of scouring seabed.L.0 m. These are supplemented by 1 shore ‘‘preventer’’ wire from the 2 head and 2 stern buoys. FRESH WATER: Can be supplied by barge at sea berths. Berth No.24 m.w.t.w. hoses are brought out on the first coasters.h.i. and outside working hours when required if advance notice given.0 m. 8 holds. The first notice of arrival is to contain the following information: Last Port of Call. he has full authority to order the vessel off the berth.000 ton coasters at Sriracha. 3: Maximum LOA 83.PORT PILOTAGE: Compulsory in Sriracha area. 1␺32 in. Minimum size of vessel 600 d. Bunkers and water on arrival. No changes during the year. Maximum safe draft 5. MEDICAL: Hospital facilities available. Cargo grade and quantities to be discharged.0 m.250 tonnes/p. (Thaioil) Jetty: The following requirements apply to vessels for the use of berthing. advance notice of ETA preferred. Maximum size of vessel 5. The jetty has been designed for berth impact of fully laden vessels at 0. and 6 in. Also see ‘‘Part (E)’’.000 d. 100␥ 53.s. The coasters moor with lightweight polypropylene lines and are well handled and efficient. Maximum size of vessel 2. Lightening to coasters to make Bangkok Bar draft: On arrival there is no VHF contact with shore. tugs which are available on calling during working hours. hoses. Number of crew including the Master and his name. The terminal will also require technical details to the ship’s cargo and cargo handling characteristics. Berth No.w. Maximum size of vessel 5. in order not to cross the submarine crude oil pipeline located at the South end of jetty as marked by a buoy. as four Yokohama rubber fenders are brought straight out to the vessel.t. Any other matter to be attended to on arrival such as electronic equipment repairs. Minimum size of vessel 1. RADIO: Masters of all vessels proceeding to Sriracha are to notify their Agent by radio of their expected time of arrival at least 3 days prior to arrival. Long. Berth No. Berth No.6 miles. There are 4␺2. with a radius of 1 mile. REPAIRS: See ‘‘Part (B)’’.. Boarding Area: The Government Pilot will board at about 2 miles East of ‘‘Koh Thai Ta Mun’’ which lies South of Kohsichang.SRIRACHA .000 d.8' N. Minimum LOA 60.t. Maximum safe draft 5. 6 (LPG): Maximum LOA 122. safety or the marine environment. AIRPORT: Situated about 25 km. Refer Admiralty Chart No. Vessels to have derrick S. WASTE OIL DISPOSAL: No facilities available.5 m. The use of anchor(s) when berthing is prohibited due to the proximity of the submarine crude oil pipeline. Remarks: Should the Thaioil Marine Manager not be satisfied that any of the above requirements have been met. and can be contacted directly by VHF Channel 16 within 30 miles radius. medical attention or hospitalisation. CUSTOMS ALLOWANCES: 200 cigarettes for each officer.).5 m. for vessels over 2. consistent with LOA and draft. if any.. 2523 . if any. the ETA message shall be confirmed 48 and 24 hours before arrival. Mooring to consist of 3 ropes forward (head lines and breast) and 3 ropes aft (stern lines and breast). Bunkers and water to be delivered.tonnes. and 2 lashed each side amidships. This line is marked by a buoy which must be passed to seaward to ensure adequate under-keel clearance.. 2 (Outer Berth): Maximum LOA 106..000 d.. and so should proceed straight to an anchorage within about half a mile of position 13␥ 07.. DEVELOPMENTS: Laem Chabang Deep-Sea Port Project: See ‘‘Laem Chabang’’.w. DENSITY: About 1021. Passport number). 100 for each crew member for 3 days.000 d.500 h. All Berths: The following conditions apply to all berths: A mooring boat will be in attendance to run mooring lines and provide assistance for berthing and unberthing. for vessels under 2. Also see ‘‘Part (E)’’..w.000 d. Additional ballast may be required during the S.8 m. Maximum safe draft 6. (c) LOA. Best trimmable arrival S.W.w. connected by a seven man hose handling gang. if any. Also see ‘‘Part (E)’’. capable of loading at about 1. consistent with LOA and draft. (b) Flag. Silo with a berth called MBK Berth (Mah Boon Krong). SHORE LEAVE: No restriction on crews landing after immigration and health formalities have been satisfactorily completed.t. ETA Pilot Station.3 m.500 d. Berth No.w. Thaioil Co.9' E. TUGS: Local company privately operates 3␺2. Maximum safe draft 4.w.0 m. Discharging rates. SIZE: MBK Bulk berth: 150. at approximately 120 p. Thai Oil Sea Berth: See ‘‘Part (C)’’.tonnes coasters with a round trip taking about 24 hours from departure to return alongside.000 d. Expected discharge rates of vessels is 400 – 600 cu. GARBAGE DISPOSAL: No facilities available.

Communication during discharge between ship and shore is carried out by the Thaioil representative on board. delivery rate approximately 30 tonnes/hr. circumference ␺150 ft. but may also incur additional draft penalty (See ‘‘Draft Information’’ below). Vessels should attempt to arrive on even keel or as close to even keel as possible.6 m..t. 100␥ 48' 47" E.W. ANSI) is carried out by shore personnel with assistance of the ship’s crew. one member of the shore crew is to be stationed on the forecastle to watch the SBM and notify the Thaioil Marine Supervisor before the vessel comes into contact with the SBM. 6 Arms Lists.2 m.000 d.m.5 m. COW is to be carried out in accordance with the ship’s COW Operations Manual and the International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers & Terminals (ISGOTT). (7.Ltd. Blake Stoppers and wire strops. and the SBM slightly open on the port side. An octahedral radar reflector with a diameter of 0. Crude Oil Washing (COW): Marpol 73/78 Convention requires that crude oil washing be carried out during discharging. nuts and bolts. Advance notice is necessary since spare parts are difficult to obtain. Sriracha Harbour Co. Owners assurance will be sought prior to acceptance. even when no passenger onboard). Consequently any vessel with a draft of up to 14. 13␥ 03' 51" N. All documents must be prepared and ready for submission upon arrival. (minus) Under-keel Clearance 1. pipeline of 5. The maximum discharge pressure permitted at the ship’s manifold is 10 bar. dentist and hospitals are available. never ahead.3 m. Total loading range: 166 m. Full crude oil washing will be subject to Terminal agreement. above water level. Berthing restrictions apply to vessels with a draft greater than 14. bow to the North and starboard side alongside using the port anchor.5 m.w. PILOTAGE: The Government Pilot and Thaioil Representatives will board the incoming vessel approximately 1.h.A. 100␥ 49' 43" E.6 m.) long double braided circular hawsers.p.) circumference messenger rope (first line to pick-up). dependent on shore requirements. assist in keeping the tanker’s bow steady. discharge and crude oil washing must be stopped until the I. the maximum draft for vessels calling at the SBM is restricted to 18. within 10 minutes). 6 Provision/Stores Lists. Long. Height 5. It should be born in mind that the 14. can cross the bar channel at any time every day. Once the contact is established. Telex: 85804. for ‘pumping-over-the-tide’ is not permitted. (minimum rise in tide any day) Maximum draft 17.0 m. Tel: ␣66 (38) 351555. For Immigration: 3 Inward/Outward Forms No. 2524 Readers are encouraged to send updates/additions (see p.m.. keeping the vessel manoeuvrable. Bangkok. Bangkok 10501). contour of the sea bed is only 1.8 m. This configuration was chosen to cater for the general tendency of vessels to swing to starboard (and away from the SBM) when using the engine for astern movements during the final stages of the approach. Rise in Tide 2. (PO Box 2387. Immobilisation: Immobilisation of engines or steering gear is not permitted at any time while the vessel is moored to the SBM.e.6 m. B. the hose equipment consisting of rope slings. Also see ‘‘Part (A)’’. and 8.p. tankers are berthed with the hose strings lying on the port side of the vessel.000 deadweight tonnes may be allowed to discharge the entire cargo before taking ballast into the cargo tanks (weather permitting). Marine Supervisor. Radius of loading booms: 32 m. Long. (B) THAI OIL SBM: LOCATION: The SBM of Thaioil Co. Mooring Arrangement: (OCIMF Standard). FRESH WATER: Available by barge at anchorage only. length connects the SBM with the storage tanks ashore. In addition. are taken on board. respectively and are dependent on the flow characteristic of the crude oil. To: Lat.8 m. while the starboard pick-up rope will be connected to a 70 m.7 m. FAX: ␣66 (38) 351554.72 m. APPROACHES: Approach to the SBM: At the Thaioil SBM in Sriracha.8 m. No advanced Radio Pratique is permitted. Connecting Hoses: Hose connection (2 floating hose strings – diameter 16 in.p. can be berthed at any stage of the tide. the port pick-up rope will be connected to a 150 m. Draft 2. 3 days. For Port Health Authority: 2 Vaccination Lists.).h. 6 Ammunition Lists. Immigration Form No. Following documents are required: For Customs Officials: 6 Crew Lists. TUGS: Tugs are normally not required during berthing or unberthing.5 km. Au Udom. the maximum rise in tide can reach 3. 986. Hose Disconnection: This operation is carried out by shore personnel.) Telex: 75811 PTT SPT TH. complete with floats and thimbles at each end. Accuracy of Sounding 0. It is recommended to confirm bunker requirements on arrival. DOCUMENTS: Documentation/Pratique: Custom regulations are rather extensive. and 230. Berthing with 2 tugs.6 m. 13␥ 03' 15" N. but are available for emergencies. length which cannot be used for traffic. The direction of the approach is governed by wind or current. I.h.w. Vessels with drafts below 14. Vessels with draft restrictions when passing the Ko Si Chang Bar (i.5 m.h. Long. with the assistance of the ship’s crew. Sriracha Cholburi. 6 Personal Effects Lists. The quantity discharged is to be checked and compared with shore on the full hour at 2 hourly intervals. the SBM mooring launch will be utilised to clear as necessary. xi for details) . to keep the vessel at maximum draft not exceeding 17. in order to let the tanker pass clear in case of overshooting or if an emergency occurs. 13␥ 03' 04" N. REPAIRS: Only minor repairs can be carried out by local workshops or by Bangkok’s facilities..8 m.5 Sukhumvit Highway. In the event that the mooring lines become fouled or the SBM hoses trapped between the SBM and the vessel.000 tonnes (part-loaded) could also be accommodated. Therefore gangways on both sides to be used. Failure: In the event of a inert gas plant failure. (230 ft. This will enable the vessel to always manoeuvre with sufficient water underneath her keel. of the SBM in the Pilot Boarding Area as indicated on B. 6 Bonded Stores Lists. 100␥ 48' 40" E. (8 in. RESTRICTIONS: Berthing and unberthing is carried out at day and night.. Engines have to be ready on 10 minutes notice.1 m. Cholburi 20230. (Ref. MAX. Long. 6 tugs of 2. Contact: Captain Prasit Khumsribus.) circumference messenger rope (second line to pick-up). Increase in draft beyond 18. (45. BERTHING: Buoy Dimensions: Diameter 12. system is fully operational again. The launch remains on stand-by throughout. 13␥ 03' 40" N.9 m.p. RADIO: Information required prior to Arrival: Vessel’s arrival draft and ETA to be given 7 days. (MBK). provided they stay in sufficiently deep water. draft between 14. Although at certain periods of time. Chart No.400 b. Loading capacity with 2-3 towers 600 t.. A white navigation light flashing ‘‘S’’ every 6. Ko Si Chang Transit and Draft Information: The Ko Si Chang Bar Channel for deep draft vessels is defined by the following positions: From: Lat. Haad Padaeng Surasak. To: Lat.5 cables) to the east of the SBM.8 m. Tanker moorings from the buoy comprise of 2␺12 in. Minimum order is 200 tonnes. Skirt diameter 16. 100␥ 51' 45" E. by the height of the pipeline end manifold (PLEM) above the sea bed. Customs Clearance will take place onboard upon arrival. After the tanker is safely moored. Throughout the vessel’s stay at the SBM. above water level. 3 and 4 3 Crew Lists.G. the ship is to keep a constant radio watch on Channel 13. One tug is required to stand-by at ship’s stern during stay at SBM to prevent ship’s bow making contact with buoy when tidal current changes. and 18. Derrick: Refer to OCIMF Standard.8 km. Sriracha. CARGO OPERATIONS: Pipeline and Hose: A 40 in. 6 Foreign Currency Lists (ship’s and personal). 1 Passenger Lists (To be typed. 85805 Mbsilo Th. FUEL: All bunkers are available by barge at anchorage only. and 2 tugs of 1.400 m. communication will be switched to Channel 13 or 73. having bow chain stoppers (tongue or hinged bar type) and fairleads are accepted to moor at the SBM.t.. All traffic is carried out by boats. The loading spouts are equipped with trimming machines.. (490 ft. is mounted on top of a steel rope guard some 5. All tankers stemmed to discharge at the Thaioil SBM must be equipped with bow chain stoppers and manifold equipment in accordance with OCIMF Recommendations. The final approach is made at the slowest possible speed. (See ‘‘Berthing’’). Discharge of Cargo: Only one grade can be discharged at the time. 986 ‘‘Approaches to Ao Udom’’). MEDICAL: Doctor.G. (approx.2 seconds with a range of 5 nautical miles is mounted to the turntable some 7. in position Lat. and calculated as follows: Chart Datum above LLW 16.4 m.0 m.1 m.) long 250 mm. 35.PORT The maximum loaded draft over the Ko Si Chang Bar channel at any high water is 17.THAILAND Distance between towers: 50 m. All other vessels have to maintain a minimum deadweight of 30%. 100␥ 49' 35" E. Petroleum Authority of Thailand (P. are available.5 nautical miles S. The water depth is approximately 23 m. Ltd.. Only vessels which are equipped to the latest OCIMF Standard./hr. Telex: 85802. (8 in. Port derrick to be rigged for hose connection. gaskets.T. or a combined effect of both. 124. bearing in mind the vessel’s draft and handling characteristics. Chart No.900 b. shackles. Ballast: Non-SBT tankers below 120. SIZE: The buoy is designed to accommodate tankers of sizes between 60. 13␥ 07' 43" N. Discharge Rate/Pressure: Maximum discharge rates that can be achieved vary between 7. HEALTH: See ‘‘Documents’’. 1 Maritime Declaration of Health.Ltd. 2 days and 1 day prior to arrival.A. Two tugs.8 m. Thailand.e.200 cu. Mah Boon Krong Drying and Silo Co.300 cu.T.) long 250 mm.2 m. 6 Deck/Engine Stores Lists. one at each forward shoulder.. To: Lat.0 m. A vessel of our size has to be shifted for loading the end holds. Loading capacity: Loading with 1 tower 350 t. SRIRACHA . Refinery: Km. at LW. 6 Opium and Drugs Lists. which will be berthed on ebb tide only. 85808 THAIOIL TH. the area between the mainland and Ko Si Chang being congested with various marine installations and activities. Depth of water alongside: 12.) should generally approach the SBM from the south on an ebb tide. Engines and helm must be made available at short notice (i. All Immigration Forms will be handled by Agent on arrival. Masters are advised to commence taking permanent ballast as soon as necessary. Special care is to be taken to prevent collision with local fishermen and/or other vessels under way or at anchor./hr. Tankers of a deadweight of 320. For berthing purposes. Long. Sriracha is a Catenary Anchor Leg Mooring (CALM) and located between the island of Ko Si Chang and mainland Thailand. Quantities are limited unless advanced notice is given. VHF: Initial contact with the Pilot can be made on VHF Channel 16 (Call Sign ‘‘Sriracha Pilot’’). The only connection to the shore is a conveyor belt of 2. A Pilot/Berthing Master brings the vessel alongside. AUTHORITY: Operators: Thai Oil Company Limited. Failure to do so may result in cancellation or delay.000 d.

long.900 b. one of which is to have a minimum of 2. the maximum height of waves is 2. The hoses are lifted and connected one at a time. 7222. long lifting chain.p.) and an internal diameter of 16 in. Advance notice on crew member’s particulars is required. up to a maximum of 15. Accommodation Ladder: Accommodation ladder to be rigged on both sides ready for the Pilot.5). Discharge of Cargo: Only one grade can be discharged at a time. Long. no other craft (i. and stores barge./12 in.W.000 d. the ship can close her manifolds. which is made of 4 lengths of chain. The shore crew will not need to be accommodated in cabins. the hose equipment. If necessary.00 m.p. The ‘‘quarter’’ mooring buoys are located respectively at approximately 60␥ from the central axis of the berth. the Marine Supervisor. If at night the difference between ship and shore exceeds 1. ␺0.SBM REPATRIATION: Available via Bangkok. The butterfly valve at the hose end is opened and secured. The tug(s) then push the vessel out of the buoy pattern until she can proceed on her way.. and it has to be assured that for a minimum of 12 hours immediately prior to berthing. and connected to each other with an open link. Connecting Hoses: Hose connection (2␺12 in. The See guidelines on how to compile and submit information to us (page xi). – 75 ft.w. (C) THAI OIL CBM: LOCATION: The Thaioil CBM of Thaioil Co.. (b) Inner forward buoy. 124. the inner hose first. which are secured with a 3. to board the vessel.A. in order to maintain a reasonable radius of bend. When all these lines are safely inboard. Shore Personnel: A representative of Thaioil will stay on board throughout the vessel’s stay at the SBM. tapered hose and followed by 5␺30 in. which makes 3 moorings to each of the 3 head and 3 stern buoys. The cargo runner hook is connected to the first open link of the lifting chain of the outer hose and the hose lifted clear of the deck. and only rarely increases to 25 knots. Waves: In stormy weather.62 m. AUTHORITY: Operator: Thai Oil Co. the sole exception being the SBM mooring launch. In addition.) from the side of the tanker in the berth./12 in. the ship is to keep a constant radio watch on Channel 73.A. This procedure is repeated until the hose comes out of the water and sufficient length is available for direct connection to the ship’s manifold. Mooring Requirements: A total of 18 ship’s mooring ropes/wires are required. GENERAL: Berth Security and Safety: Throughout the vessel’s stay at the SBM. The Blake The velocity of the wind during this period is about 15 knots.. Draft Information: The maximum safe draft at the CBM at any low water is 14. The quantity discharged is to be checked and compared with shore on the full hour at 2 hourly intervals. Unmooring: At first the mooring lines are singled up (last on/first off) until one mooring line remains on every buoy. discharge and crude oil washing must be stopped until the I. Telex: 85802. The blind flange at the end of each hose string is connected to a 24 m. VHF: Initial contact with the Pilot can be made on VHF Channel 16. in order to ensure that no sub-sea leaks develop undetected. SIZE: The buoy is designed to accommodate tankers of sizes between 30.m. During discharge.900 b. is to be informed without delay. After connecting. Deck/engine stores are usually available in reasonable quantities.60 m.p. at a wave period of approximately 6 seconds. consisting of rope slings. 6 tugs of 2. The blank flange is removed and the hose connected to the ship’s manifold. then the cargo has to be stopped and the cause has to be investigated. and 120. the water level is above 15.00 m. The butterfly valves at the end of the hoses are closed and secured. Communication during discharge between ship and shore is carried out by the Thaioil Representative on board. length and 24 in. (50 ft. Blake stoppers and wire strops. (b) North east monsoon season (November to April): Predominant direction: November to January February to March April North. etc. and later the Government Authorities. If any oil leak is detected. with LOA not below 560 ft. Contact: Thongchai Trakulyingyong. Cholburi 20230./hr. Stores and Provisions: Available at 48 hours notice. which is connected to the pick-up buoy. but selection is limited. Inert Gas Failure: In the event of an inert gas plant failure. Vessels should attempt to arrive on even-keel or as close to even-keel as possible. Unberthing is carried out at any time. All mooring wires to have nylon pendants/tails.000 d. They will be provided with their own food. WEATHER: Current: The main direction of the current runs more or less parallel to the shore line in a northern direction during flood tide and in a southern direction during ebb tide. Wind: (a) South west monsoon season (May to October): The prevailing wind during south west monsoon season is from the S. Thailand.7" E. the anchor is hove-in and the two last lines to the outer aft and forward buoys let go. can also be accommodated.P. Fresh provisions are available in ample quantities and of good quality. hoses. diameter connects the CBM with the storage tanks ashore. 986 ‘‘Approaches to Ao Udom’’). Once the contact is established. nuts and bolts. The derrick runner hook is then secured to the upper open link and the chain is lifted out of the water until sufficient length is available for connecting the derrick runner hook to the second next open link.000 cu. connect each of the two PLEM’s with the ship’s manifold. (c) Centre aft buoy.m. and the other 1. Box 2194. which due to the non-harmonic type of tide in Sriracha will not cause undue delays. The maximum rate of the current is around one knot. Ltd.5 m. Discharge Rate/Pressure: Maximum discharge rate is 3. (48 ft. (240 ft. Each hose string consists of 2␺30 ft.) Under-keel Clearance 0.e. SHORE LEAVE: Shore leave is permitted. The weight of the hose is then transferred to the snubbing chain by tightening the connecting chain which is shackled to the snubbing chain and securing it in the Blake stopper. as indicated on B. BERTHING: Conventional Buoy Mooring: The CBM consists of 3 head and 3 stern mooring buoys of cylindrical reclining type.h. (d) Centre forward buoy. Marine Manager. This area is affected by squalls associated with cumulonimbus clouds and thunder storms. Ship’s impressed current cathodic protection – if operational – should be kept on.SRIRACHA . or exceeding 900 ft.400 b. Adequate accommodation and messing facilities should be provided. The first mooring to each buoy to be a soft rope.W.400 b. RESTRICTIONS: Berthing is carried out in daylight only.t.600 cu. For vessels with a LOA of up to 700 ft.0 nautical miles S. Vessels with a draft greater than 14.62 m. is a Conventional Buoy Mooring (CBM) and located between the island of Kosichang and mainland Thailand in position (PLEM): Lat. The end of the lifting chain is connected to a PVC buoy. Derrick with a minimum SWL of 10 tonnes is required to lift the submarine hoses. east and variable South and east Variable THAILAND tugs are made fast on the maindeck at the forward and aft offshore shoulder of the vessel respectively. 986.875 in. ␺16 in.h. water.8" N. Two underwater hose strings with a length of 73 m. bunker. transferring the weight from the snubbing chain. who remains on board throughout the vessel’s stay at the CBM. Refinery: Sukhumvit Road. Additionally a 6 man shore crew. No passes required. communication will be switched to Channel 13. which is made fast on the maindeck at the forward offshore shoulder. AGENT: See ‘‘Part (C)’’. but will require water. – 22 m.G.h.. All squalls are accompanied by torrential rain. The pipeline end manifolds (PLEM’s) are located directly underneath the PLEM-marker buoys and approximately 15 m. the hoses are lashed on each side of the hose bar to reduce movement caused by swell.w. Head Office: G. and above. The last hose is connected to a special lifting blind flange which terminates in a 30 m. ␺12 in. 2525 . 100␥ 52' 32. are taken onboard. 2 and 1 days prior to arrival. HEALTH: See ‘‘ Part (B) – Documents’’. (Km.p.O. FAX: ␣66 (38) 351554. and a maximum distance from bow to centre of manifold of 450 ft. the ship’s Agent will provide 2 Marine Police who will require accommodation and messing facilities. The storms can be very severe and peak gusts of 60 knots are not uncommon. RADIO: Information required prior to Arrival: Vessel’s arrival draft and ETA to be given 7. The buoy pattern is effectively one mooring buoy at each corner of the berth.75 in. 13␥ 07' 29. diameter studlink chain with 5 equally spaced open links (for lifting). dependent on shore requirements.) is permitted to moor alongside the vessel. one tug only is required. each 6. For vessels with a LOA of 700 ft. Hose Disconnection: This operation is carried out by shore personnel with the assistance of the ship’s crew. but will be satisfied with a room such as the gym or a table-tennis room. and 2 of 1. 2 tugs are required. The water depth is approximately 14. The launch picks-up the buoy and secures the upper open link on deck and brings the hose directly under the derrick head. ␺16 in. Crude Oil Washing (COW): MARPOL 73/78 Convention requires that crude oil washing be carried out during discharging. (Ref. Au Udom. 85808 Thaioil Th. system is fully operational again.. Bangkok 10501. which itself is to be secured to the ship’s manifold bitts. will remain on board. dependent on the pipeline to be used for the discharge.h. Once cargo has been completed. MAX. B. Boat service to be arranged via Agent. and the hoses disconnected and blanked-off. Derrick: Refer to OCIMF Standard.62 m. The central axis of the berth lies in direction 024␥ – 204␥. Chart No.5 km. gaskets. 84095 Thaioil Th. 3.0 m. (2 ft..5 m. the hoses and the surrounding area should be checked frequently for oil leaks. The peak gust is brief and the wind settles therafter between 20 – 30 knots. After the tanker is safely moored. FAX: ␣66 (2) 231-7111. Sriracha. Tel: ␣66 (2) 231-7000. Sriracha. COW is to be carried out in accordance with the ship’s COW Operations Manual and with the International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals (ISGOTT). minus) Rise in Tide 0. Telex: 20447. At times. with one further buoy at each end of the central axis of the berth. hoses connected to a 30 ft. PILOTAGE: The Government Pilot and Thaioil Representatives will board the incoming vessel approximately 2.t. Tide: Refer to British Admiralty Tide Tables – Bangkok Bar/Ko Si Chang. ANSI) is carried out by shore personnel with assistance of the ship’s crew. Full crude oil washing will be subject to terminal agreement.THAI OIL . who are employed to watch the SBM from the forecastle and stand-by for emergency hose disconnection. of the CBM in the pilot boarding area. The maximum discharge pressure permitted at the ship’s manifold is 10 Bar.Ltd. but they have to discharge against the tide. shackles. Thereafter the sequence of letting-go is as follows: (a) Inner aft buoy. Tel: ␣66 (38) 351555. (minimum rise in tide at any day) Maximum Draft 14. DOCUMENTS: See ‘‘Part (B)’’ and ‘‘Part (E)’’. diameter studlink chain to the anchoring system. are available. CARGO OPERATIONS: Pipeline and Hoses: One submarine crude pipeline of 4. TUGS: Tugs are compulsory during berthing or unberthing and are available for emergencies. Chart No. 82695. and is calculated as follows: Chart Datum above LLW 14.61 m. both hoses are supported by rope slings suspended from the derrick runner hook.63 m. Mooring: Procedure discussed with Pilot and Mooring Master prior to mooring. weather permitting.

wide and permits draft alongside up to 14. Surasak. 24 hours in advance.com Web: www.t. 13␥ 09. Load Line Certificate. Vanuatu and Yemen. Advance notice is necessary since spare parts are difficult to obtain. The following documents are required: Customs Officials: 6 Crew Lists 1 Personal Effects Declaration. At times. It is recommended to confirm bunker requirements on arrival. the sole exception being the mooring launch.000 sq.) is permitted to moor alongside the vessel. Notice of Readiness: Accordance with the terms and conditions of the Charter Party. 4 Drugs ListS. In additon. Any services should be requested 12 hours in advance.p. SRIRACHA .. but will require water. Contact ‘‘Sriracha Harbour Pilot’’ on VHF Channel 16.5 m.t. GENERAL: Berth Security and Safety: Throughout the vessel’s stay at the CBM. draft 14. E. Long. 1 Arms List.E.A. No passes required.A. TUGS: Tugs of 2. bunker. will remain on board. ‘‘Part (B)’’. HOLIDAYS: Public Holidays: New Year’s Day.5 nautical miles in a depth of 20.. Spain. Israel. Security: Available and arranged by Agent. Finland.0 m. BALLAST: Masters are advised to commence taking permanent ballast as soon as necessary to keep the vessel at maximum safe draft. 1 General Declaration of Health. Chalermpracholphansa. Netherlands. TANKERS: See ‘‘Part (A)’’..000 h. N. FRESH WATER: Available by barge at anchorage only. 3 and 4). Charts No. Facilities: There are 2 rail mounted port cranes with lifting capacity of 25 tons with a max. REPATRIATION: Possible. Philippines. even if there is no passenger on board). 1 Maritime Declaration of Health. Denmark. Largest Vessel handled: 124..w.m.9 m. Luxembourg. Pilot boarding ground at Lat. Fax: ␣66 (38) 323198. tugs. 125 km. 100␥ 52. presentation of Seaman’s Book/Passport is not required unless signing on/off. STEVEDORES: Work 24 hours. ANCHORAGES: Anchorage position is a radius of 1 nautical mile from position Lat.e. Failure to do so may result in cancellation or delay. The top of the jetty is 5. Also see ‘‘Part (A)’’. such as the gym or a table tennis room. 19/8-10 Chermchompol Road.5' N. Fumigation: Available. Disembarking passengers will have their passports stamped on arrival. Two vessels up to 100. BERTHING: All berthing arrangements.S.000 – 50. 31/4 Moo 4.. AIRPORT: Bangkok. and their passports will be stamped in/out during the vessel’s stay. CUSTOMS ALLOWANCES: Allowance for officers and crew is 1 carton of cigarettes and 1 bottle of whisky. It is essential that all documents concerned must be prepared and read for submission upon arrival. and LOA 256. Adequate accommodation and messing facilities should be provided. Italy. Thailand.w. SHORE LEAVE: Shore leave is permitted. Radio Certificate. Morocco. The inner berthing face is 400 m. but will be satisfied with a room. Cholburi. 35). and stores barge. Tel: ␣66 (38) 323195.000 d. above sea level. and thereafter the hose gear is lowered into the mooring launch prior to unmooring. containers and passengers are accepted. available. grab or magnet. Admiralty Pilot NP30. Kenya.. not exceeding 14. Singapore.100 d. Each member is also allowed a piece of sound/video equipment. 100␥ 100␥ 100␥ 100␥ 54' 52' 52' 55' 30" 00" 00" 50" E. water. 1 Bonded Stores List. FAX: ␣66 (38) 773082. SURVEYORS: Available.. Storage: There is a transit shed of 4. etc. REPAIRS: Only minor repairs can be carried out by local workshops or by Bangkok’s facilities. RADIO: ETA: Notify ETA 2 days prior to arrival and confirm 24 hours before arrival through vessel’s Agent. 2526 Readers are encouraged to send updates/additions (see p.. DOCUMENTS: Customs regulations are rather intensive.t. PORT LIMITS: Sriracha Harbour port limits: Lat.m. FRESH WATER: Available by barge or truck. Immigration: 3 Inward/Outward Forms (No. who stand-by for emergency hose disconnection. Austria. mooring boat. They are capable of covering the full length of outer berth and operating with hook. Senegal. Mauritania. Chakgri. MAX. 2 surveyors normally stay on board. and embarking passengers will have their passports stamped when boarding.THAI OIL . N. 10 Crew ListS (Ship’s own form). GENERAL: Immigration: Transit passengers are normally allowed to disembark within 30 minutes after vessel’s arrival.A. Slovenia. Brunei. Constitutional Day. 1 Foreign Currencies (Ship’s and personal) List. MEDICAL: Doctor. Fiji. 66. but selection is limited. Ltd. Thailand. located 2 km. in length and 10. Sriracha. Advance notice on crew member’s particulars is required. Mexico. 1 Ammunition List.0 m. All initial correspondence to be sent to Bangkok Head Office. Safety Construction Certificate.0 m. Safety: Immobilisation. PILOTAGE: Pilot will be arranged by Harbour Master. The same procedure is repeated for the second (inner) hose. Egypt. Crew and passengers arriving from the following countries do not require a visa: Argentina. Berths: The port has 4 berths at the end of an approach bridge which is (E) PTT OIL TERMINAL: LOCATION: PTT Sriracha Petroleum Terminal (PTT SPT) is situated on the Eastern shore of the Gulf of Thailand between Sichang Island and the mainland. Derat and Derat Exemption Certificates can be renewed. FUEL: All bunkers are available by barge at anchorage only. BANKS: Thai local banks available at Amphor Sriracha Chonburi. No LOA restrictions. Long. 4 Bonded Stores ListS. Deck/engine stores are usually available in reasonable quantities. no other craft (i. Australia. Saudi Arabia. 4 Deck Stores ListS.000. Myanmar. Mobile cranes with 45 tons lifting capacity are also available. France. E.com Contact: Captain Suttichai Sittichaijaru.500 h. Charts: B. Lat.6 m. Oman. available at 24 hours notice. Qatar.p. Greece. Tel: ␣66 (38) 773069/76. Minimum order is 200 tonnes. bulk cargo. WEATHER: See ‘‘Part (B)’’ and ‘‘Part (E)’’. Quantities are limited unless advanced notice is given. Belgium. Sweden. The marine facilities consist of 7 berths for import/export and internal distribution of petroleum products. The outer berth face is 450 m. radius 0. from port office. Penalties for non-compliance are fines from Baht 10. U. 13␥ 10' N. 2 Inward Cargo ManifestS (or ‘‘Nil’’). SIZE: Max.. 1 Cargo In-Transit List. U. from port. 1 Passenger List (To be typed. Pilot. 1 Opium and Drugs List. The shore crew will not need to be accommodated in cabins. REPAIRS: Facilities available. On board Customs Clearance will take place upon arrival. Bahrain.. Ro-Ro. mooring gang.0' E. 4 Provisions ListS. South Africa. (D) SRIRACHA HARBOUR PUBLIC CO. Long. Stores and Provisions: Available at 48 hours notice. long and 2 vessels up to 40. Labour. Sriracha.: LOCATION: Lat. GARBAGE DISPOSAL: Collected by barge or truck. xi for details) . Fresh provisions are available in ample quantities and of good quality. A General Declaration of Health is acceptable. The PVC buoy is reconnected and the hose towed clear of the ship’s side.000 d. Original and photocopies of Ship’s Register. ‘‘Part (C)’’ and ‘‘Part (E)’’. Chinese New Year’s Day. 13␥ 13␥ 13␥ 13␥ 08' 08' 10' 10' 50" 50" 00" 00" N. Boat service to be arranged via Agent. 125 km. Immigration Department will stamp passenger passports with arrival/ departure card attached and grant a 30 day visa. MEDICAL: Somdet Na Sriracha General Hospital. and an open storage yard of 86. AUTHORITY: Sriracha Harbour Public Co. Tunisia. 1 Immigration Form. 3 km. Port Health Authority: 2 Vaccination Lists.t. Makhaboocha. Indonesia. All Immigration forms will be handled by the ship’s Agent upon arrival. Telex: 84293 NTSRICH TH. – 3. long and is 550 m. ready for the Pilot and later the Government Authorities. The mooring launch will secure the last open link of the lifting chain on her deck and disconnect the cargo runner hook. AGENT: Jardine Pacific (Thailand) Ltd. 986 and 1046. VHF: ‘‘Sriracha Harbour’’ on Channel 16.CBM 2. E. Turkey. Email: webmaster@srirachaport. North of the port office. Kuwait. Safety Equipment Certificate. OPERATOR: See ‘‘Part (B)’’. No advance Radio Pratique is permitted. Also see ‘‘Part (B)’’. Long. the ship’s Agent will provide 2 Marine Police who will require accommodation and messing facilities.234 g. hot work and discharging of ballast water requires permission from Harbour Master. Additonally. 4 Arms and Ammunition ListS. except when vessel is arriving from an infected area.000 sq. delivery rate approximately 30 tonnes/hr. can be accommodated. Switzerland.THAILAND stopper is removed from the connecting chain and the hose lowered into the water in the same stages as during pick-up. 4 Currency ListS. Shore Personnel: A representative of Thaioil will stay onboard throughout the vessel’s stay at the CBM. Norway. Brazil. 3 km. Iceland. can be accommodated. spreader. Lat. Cargo: General cargo. IOPP Certificate and Master’s and Crew Certificates. Korea (Republic of). 6 men shore crew. 10 Passenger ManifestS (or ‘‘Nil’’). All crew are required to sign in/out on the Immigration Crew List. Lat. DOCUMENTS: Last Port Clearance. wide.srirachaport. General Manager. Germany.0 m.0' E. dentist and hospital are available. FUEL: Available at 24 hours notice. Immigration Crew List (Form No. outreach of 33 m. REPATRIATION: Available via Bangkok. 100␥ 54' E. The jetty head is 40 m. Ballast/Slop Reception: Not available. Portugal.8 km. Djibouti. Telex: 75807 ALSRAJA TH. Long. Long. 13␥ 09. HEALTH: Pratique should be applied for on arrival.w.. Holding ground is good and bottom is mud and sand. to board the vessel. Ireland. are arranged with Harbour Master. Songkran. 4 Engine Stores ListS.. Cholburi. LTD. Barges: Barges are available.. 1 Deck/Engine Room Stores List. Immobilisation: Immobilisation of engines or steering gear is not permitted at any time while the vessel is moored at the CBM. 4 Crew Personnel Effects ListS. Long. Samoa. N. Recreation: Entertainment can be found at Amphor Sriracha. from dolphin to dolphin. 100␥ 52. Accommodation Ladder: Accommodation ladder to be rigged on both sides. CONSULS: Located in Bangkok.5' N. United Kingdom. They will be provided with their own food.

a) For larger tankers bound for PTT SPT. steering machinery and other equipment essential for manoeuvring should be maintained in a condition that will permit the vessel to depart from the berth at short notice. vessels are requested to notify PTT via ship’s Agent by cable marked for the attention of ‘‘PTT Supply Operations Department’’ (Telex: 84487 PTT TH.1: Cargo: Bow to Manifold: Stern to Manifold: Crude oil/fuel oil HSD LPG (propane and butane) 50 m. Min.200 Berthing Procedures: (Especially for Berths No. 5. Navigational Aids: The following navigational equipment has been designed to meet the requirements of the IALA (International Association of Lighthouse Authorities): (a) Signal Lights: There are 5 signal lights. Lat.000 1.400 Bangkok Orient 3 1.5 7. (d) Access Bridge Lights: The access bridge lights are fixed to both faces of the access bridge. 1 and 4. the vessel must notify ‘‘PTT Supply Operations Department’’ (Telex: 84487 PTT TH.000 80. with good holding ground.000 2. Synthetic tails without proper connection or spliced mooring lines are not allowed. The Pilot boards arriving vessels at the anchorage area via the Pilot boat. 8.000 6. The arrival messages should contain the following: Radio Contact Procedures: The vessel must establish radiotelephone contact with their Bangkok ship’s Agent. general berthing/unberthing. 1’s gangway tower. All mooring/breast dolphins are equipped with manual handle quick-release hooks.600 Bangkok Orient 7 2. In order to perform a smooth mooring operation. ANCHORAGES: The anchorage circle with a 0. (c) At least ten wire mooring lines must be available.7 miles bearing 250␥ from position ‘D’.PTT OIL TERMINAL APPROACHES: It is suggested that the following normal tracks should be taken when transitting from the Sea Buoy to anchorage: From the Sea Buoy position ‘A’. main engines.000 tonnes d. contact PTT Sriracha Petroleum Terminal (call sign ‘‘PTT JETTY’’) on VHF Channel 13 which is monitored throughout 24 hours. Pre-Arrival Cable: Beside the general communications information prior to arrival mentioned above. 2527 . 6 in. After the Pilot departs the vessel. her boilers.900 Bangkok Orient 5 3.9 MAX. Lat. 100␥ 46' 54" E. Pilot Ladder: Prior to the arrival. b) The Goverment Pilot will board the vessel and assist the Master in manoeuvring the vessel to the berth. However.000 2. 13␥ 04' 06" N. The Loading Master will co-ordinate cargo operations between the vessel and shore. The centre of the shoal is at Lat.200 Sriracha 5 2.. 2’s seaward dolphin.t. Tug Characteristics: Tug Name H. 21627 PTT TH. Lat.W. 7. at least 12 hours prior to arrival.) See guidelines on how to compile and submit information to us (page xi).W.0 m. A sufficient number of personnel able to deal with all emergencies must be present on board during the vessel’s stay alongside the berth. vessels should safely and securely rig a combination of pilot ladder and ship’s accommodation gangway. the current sets in South-North direction. 100␥ 50' 00" E... five located forward and five aft.5 6.5 mile radius is centred in position Lat.0 13.000 500 500 2.L. (tonnes) Max. c) Two tugs of adequate power will normally assist the vessel with berthing/unberthing.w. and advising him of the minimum criteria. Long. (min. MEDICAL: There is a hospital. the vessel is transitting deep water to the anchorage. Long. The minimum depth below Chart Datum is more than 60 ft. All vessels berthed at PTT SPT must strictly follow the Terminal’s rules and PTT Safety Regulations. The 5 signal lights flash synchronously with each other emitting Morse code letter ‘U’ every 12 seconds. (b) Stay Clear Signal Light: The stay clear signal light is located on the roof top of Berth No. and is the location where vessels await the Pilot. via the ship’s Agent. THAILAND BERTHING: Cautionary Advice: Vessels must manoeuvre cautiously in the area between Sea Buoy and anchorage. A shallow area with a depth of 51 ft. 3.. d) The Terminal requires the minimum of 10 mooring wires (5 lines at each end of the vessel). steer 020␥(T) heading towards Ko Tai Ta Mun Lighthouse. 2. VHF: See ‘‘Radio’’. and at least one tug for all other berths. While the vessel is berthed alongside.) 50 m.. 281 m. f) Terminal’s special mooring equipment/aids: Quick-release hooks system. All mooring equipment and lines must be in good working condition.400 Pan Orient 1 2. the offshore anchor should be let go to 4-6 shackles in the water. 1’s gangway tower. 12␥ 55' 48" N. 6. must cross the sandbar at suitable height of tide to ensure a safe under-keel clearance.200 Bangkok Orient 1 2. SIZE: Oil Tankers: 100.0 7.000 tonnes d. Vessel D. is located 1. It is recommended that trial engine manoeuvres are carried out prior to the vessel entering the confines of the port. Mixed mooring lines are occasionally acceptable as long as they are not used in the same direction or points.200 Pan Orient 2 2. consisting of mud and sand. LOA (m. 2. 100␥ 44' 36" E. the ship’s mooring equipment availability.P.T. Last Confirmation of ETA: When sending the last confirmation of arrival at Sriracha Port. RADIO: Prior Arrival Communications: Upon departure from last loading port. 25. draft. 2’s operations platform. at L. From position ‘B’ to ‘C’. displacement on arrival and departure. stretching across the entire channel. please advise by cable as soon as possible. steer 360␥(T) to position ‘B’. 26 and 27.L. 100␥ 49' 24" E.0 15. While within VHF range and approximately 3 hour prior to ETA.000 1. 281 m.) Max. after the vessel passes through position ‘C’ for 2. Passing the sandbar on a rising tide. proceed to the anchorage area approximately 1 mile from PTT SPT. 1 and 4). The Chief Engineer must be informed of this requirement. 4. the ship’s Agent is responsible for cabling the vessel’s Master prior to arrival.9 100 100 40 40 40 40 42 42 40 40 15.000 10. 1’s end dolphin. 1 unit on Berth No.. Marine Terminal Fax: 66-38-493724 (Sriracha Oil Terminal)). LOA and 15. winch brake capacity. tugs will be available to assist vessels in berthing. Long. Vessels drawing more than 50 ft. (c) Fog Horn: The fog horn is located on the roof top of Berth No. or when within range of Bangkok Radio via VHF Channels 24.5 6. RESTRICTIONS: Berthing and unberthing is only permitted during daytime from 0600 hrs. Long. When manoeuvring from position ‘B’ to the anchorage area having a half mile radius. 21934 PTT TH) and PTT Sriracha Petroleum Terminal (Fax: 66-38-493722. Gas Carriers: 50. PILOTAGE: The Pilot Station is located at the Laem Chabang Industrial Estate. 100␥ 53' 06" E.300 Sriracha 2 3.W. (b) Each winch brake capacity of 40 tons..400 Bangkok Orient 8 2. When within VHF range and approximately 6 hours prior to ETA. Berth Characteristics and Cargo Arms Operating Limits: Berth No. local time. The Pilot Station monitors VHF Channels 14 and 16. 21627 PTT TH.5 miles. 21934 PTT TH).000 50. the Mooring Master will be responsible for assisting the Master until mooring is completed. 12␥ 43' 00" N. Draft (m.0 m.. 13␥ 02' 15" N.) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Oil Tanker Gas Carrier Oil Tanker Gas Carrier Oil Tanker Gas Carrier Oil Tanker Oil Tanker Oil Tanker Oil Tanker 100. 1 unit on the roof top of Berth No. (d) Eight synthetic mooring lines for positioning. draft. Two conspicuous barracks are close to it. Berth Characteristics: Berth No. 4. breaking strength of mooring wires. 13␥ 05' 00" N. vessels should follow the above normal track.. 100␥ 51' 00" E.. after passing through the approach route. contact Sriracha Compulsory Pilot via VHF Channels 14 and 16. TUGS: Two tugs are required for mooring and unmooring operations at Berths No. CARGO OPERATIONS: Safety and Pollution Check Lists: Ship/Shore Safety and Pollution Check Lists must be completed jointly between vessel and Terminal representative prior to loading or discharging.. and should take particular care in keeping to the track or close South of it to avoid the shallow area.500 Sriracha 3 2. A heaving line should be ready to take onboard the Pilot’s equipment. On passing position ‘D’. and all the lights are distinguished by daylight screens. 3. 13␥ 04' 06" N. Speed should be reduced prior to reaching position ‘C’ in order to minimise squat and to maintain a good steerage and manoeuvrability. From position ‘C’ to ‘D’. at L. The sound characteristic is Morse code letter ‘U’ every 30 seconds. The depth is approximately 18. (min. From this position inwards. proceeding at moderate speed due to the presence of numerous small fishing boats and occasional poor visibility due to heavy rain squalls. 100␥ 44' 36" E. e) Two mooring boats are used to send the mooring lines ashore.8 4.. length/size. Self-tensioning winches should not be used in the automatic mode while the vessel is moored. and breaking strength of 70 tons. it is very important that the vessel’s engine performs promptly and accurately. Sriracha 1 3.400 Bangkok Orient 2 2. Lat.200 Bangkok Orient 6 2. each having minimum length of 200 m. 1. so arranged that personnel can first use the pilot ladder until part way up the vessel’s side and then transfer to the accommodation gangway.000 500 281 281 122 122 122 122 260 181 92 90. 1’s gangway tower. Long. there is a sandbar depth of 55 ft.w.t. mooring facilities at the Terminal and other related information. If unable to comply with the above requirements.SRIRACHA . – 1800 hrs. While manoeuvring for berthing at PTT SPT. steer 059␥(T) across the sandbar heading towards the radio tower located on top of the hill in position Lat. Long. 1 unit on Berth No. The radio tower is a conspicuous framework painted in white and red band. 2 units on Berth No. Requirements for Larger Tankers: Terminal’s requirements are as follows: (a) Ten winch mounted wires. The Master must promptly advise PTT Sriracha Petroleum Terminal. doctors and dentists available. LOA and 15.200 Sriracha 4 2.0 6. Mooring Master or berthing instructions. The light flashes Morse code letter ‘N’ every 8 seconds.. Min.000 20. 13␥ 06' 00" N.0 m. IMPORTANT NOTICES: 1. Long.000 5.000 2.000 2.5 12.

and they must be fastened to the satisfaction of the Berthing Master or the Loading Master.cm. (max.m.5 m. NGL. FO. Pressure 10 kg. ULR.): 1.) Berth No. 150 ASA 8. Cargo: HSD.0 m.0 m.5 m. In case of emergency shut-down.5 m.6 m. The said limitation is to ensure that the disconnection of loading arms will be completed before the wind speed reaches the maximum limitation for operating the loading arms (21 m. (min.0 m.). they should therefore be used in accordance with their own operating limits (See ‘‘Plan’’).) Flow Rate and Pressure: Maximum flow rate and pressure allowed: LPG: Initial Rate (first 5 min.) 3. In an emergency at Berth No.3 m. Berth No. 2 and 3 are equipped with the Emergency Release Coupling (ERC) system which hydraulically allows disconnection of arm flanges from ship’s manifold in the following cases: 1.) 2. (min.m. (max. 2 and 3.cm.).600 cu.5 m. 2 and 3 are equipped with the ESD system. (max.8 m. (max./hr. the Operator or vessel’s crew can push a single button to stop the loading/ discharging operations at the berth.m.cm.5 m. (min. (min. (min.) HSD: Max.). 1.).cm.) 3./sq. ␾2. (b) Drain cargo from loading arms. It is the ship’s responsibility to maintain a safe mooring at all times.). or more from any direction.3 m.5: Located on the inshore side of the jetty.).). 150 ASA 1␺8 in.).) 2. 1. Pressure 3 kg.). ULP.m. 150 ASA 10. 1. When the emergency disconnection button is pressed at the jetty control room. 150 ASA 1␺12 in.). at the loading arm control console or on the ship. (min. (max.) 2. 1. the loading at the related berth will be stopped by the emergency shut-down sequence. (max.0 m.0 m. 150 ASA 15. Pressure 10 kg. 1␺6 in./sq.0 m. 150 ASA 1␺8 in.) 2. (max. 300 ASA (vapour) 1␺6 in. Unsafe mooring equipment or conditions will result in the suspension of cargo operations and possible loading arms disconnection. vessels have to stop immediately all cargo pumps. 0. (max.6 m. (min. In the event of unsafe mooring situations created by ship’s negligence or by weather conditions. Jet A-1 Flow Rate and Pressure: Maximum flow rate and pressure allowed: Crude Oil/Fuel Oil: Initial Rate (first 15 min.m.cm. ULP./hr. (min.4: Cargo: Loading Arms Limitations: Size of Ship Flanges: Height from Sea Level: Distance from Rail: Drifting: Surging: Spacing: Fuel Oil 3␺12 in.0 m. (max.) NGL: Max. 150 ASA 1␺10 in./sq.5 m. under no circumstances will we reject the vessel.m./sq. Rate: 520 cu.) Max./hr.): 40 cu. (min. Pressure 10 kg. (max.7: Located on the inshore side of the jetty. It is imperative that a Duty Officer/watch is maintained on deck while loading/discharging. 150 ASA 1␺8 in.6 m.cm.3 m.) NGL: Max. (max. 300 ASA (liquid) 1␺3 in.) 2. Rate (Butane): 250 cu.1 m./sq. Rate: 520 cu. Jet A-1 Arm Limitations: Size of Ship’s Flanges: Fuel Oil: HSD. (min.): 650 cu.). Cargo Calculations: Measuring and quantity calculations for the cargo will be carried out at berth./sq. HSD: Height from Sea Level: Height from Deck: Distance from Ship Rail: Centre to Centre Spacing: Drifting Sideways: Surging: LPG.5 m.0 m. Jet A-1: Height from Sea Level: Distance from Rail: Drifting: Surging: Berth No. xi for details) .) Max. Pressure 6 kg./hr. 1. (max. 3. Flow Rate and Pressure: Maximum flow rate and pressure allowed: LPG: Initial Rate (first 5 min.) 2.5 m. ULR./hr. The Terminal’s procedure to conduct dirty ballasting can be obtained from the Loading Master upon arrival. After the disconnection.0 m.) 3./hr.3 m.cm. 1.2 m.THAILAND Loading Arms Limitations: Size of Flanges: Crude Oil/Fuel Oil: HSD: LPG: Height from Sea Level: Height from Deck: Distance from Ship Rail: Centre to Centre Spacing: Drifting Sideways: Surging: 2␺12 in.0 m. Pressure 3 kg. 1.). 300 ASA (vapour) 1␺6 in. (max. FO.m.) 2.5 m.6 m./hr.).0 m.0 m./hr. (min. Rate: 400 cu. Pressure 3 kg. The delay and cost of loading arms disconnection will be for the ship’s account. (max.8 m. NGL: Height from Sea Level: Height from Deck: Distance from Ship Rail: Centre to Centre Spacing: Drifting Sideways: LPG.). The tension of mooring lines must be tight. Pressure 10 kg. Fuel oil. Max. Rate: 5. (max. ULG. 1. (min.5 m. ␾2. (min.0 m.5 m. 1␺8 in. Wind Speed Limitation for Loading Arm Operation: Operational safety procedures require that when the Terminal wind indicator indicates the wind is blowing at 18 m. ULP. (c) Ship’s mooring conditions: 1.) 2.) Berth No.3 m.cm. 0. 150 ASA 10. (min.) LPG: Max.cm. (max./sq. (min. (max.) 17. (max.0 m./sq. (max. (min.6 m. Emergency Shut-Down System (ESD): Berths No.3 m. The calculations procedure will be attended by Customs & Excise Officials and the Terminal Representative.cm.5 m. The closing speed (2-5 seconds) is controlled to restrict the water hammer effect.) 3.3: Cargo: Bow to Manifold: Stern to Manifold: Loading Arms Limitations: Size of Flanges: LPG: NGL./sq. Cargo Operational Requirements and Restrictions: The following requirements and restrictions must be strictly complied with during discharge at PTT SPT: (a) Ensure that no water is pumped into the shorelines. (max./hr. 2. 150 ASA (liquid) 1␺4 in. (min. All ship sea suction valves must be closed and sealed before discharging. (min. tug(s) might be necessary for assistance as deemed by the Loading Master.6 m./sq./hr. ␾2. (max.PTT OIL TERMINAL Berth No. except in an emergency in anticipation of high wind gusts. (max. 150 ASA (vapour) 19. ULR.) Max.).m.) 2.) ␾3.8 m.) 17. When loading arm moves beyond the disconnection alarm point. ULG.) 5. 3.) Max.7 m.cm. Since the berths are equipped with 150 or 300 ASA loading arms of various sizes. (max.6: Located on the seaward side of the jetty.): 40 cu.) 2.) 2. Cargo: Arm Limitations: Size of Ship’s Flanges: Fuel Oil: Condensate: Height from Sea Level: Distance from Rail: Drifting: Surging: SRIRACHA . (min.cm.). Cargo: Loading Arm Limitations: Size of Ship’s Flanges: Fuel Oil: HSD.6 m. (b) Dirty ballasting of ship is not allowed during cargo discharge. (max. HSD.) 2. (min. 1./hr. 1.m.m. ULG. (min. (min.) 2. 2. However. ␾2./sq. 1.).0 m.) HSD: Initial Rate (first 15 min. (min.). 0.5 m. (min.5 m.300 cu. (max. In the event of mishaps. Pressure 3 kg. Ship Manifold Requirements: No flexible hoses are allowed for connection with loading arms aboard the vessel.500 cu. 1.) 2.) 1␺6 in. Rate (Butane): 1.0 m. 150 ASA 8.5 m. (c) Disconnect loading arms.) 2.0 m.m. the Terminal will take the following precautions: (a) Stop discharging/loading.0 m. in such a situation. Pressure 10 kg.) 1␺8 in. Jet A-1: Height from Sea Level: Distance from Rail: Drifting: Surging: HSD. 2.200 cu. HSD 17. Berth No.).) HSD: Max.). Pressure 10 kg. Rate: 520 cu. 1. Pressure 10 kg. Rate: 520 cu. 150 ASA 15.7 m.m. the loading arm will be returned to the safety area and locked.8 m./hr.2: Cargo: Bow to Manifold: Stern to Manifold: Loading Arms Limitations: Size of Flanges: LPG: HSD. ULR. (min.m.0 m. The cost of tug(s) will be for the ship’s account. (min.0 m. Pressure 10 kg./sec. If the vessel’s manifold proves incompatible with our loading arms after all possible attempts. (max.cm.1 m./sec. Suction and Delivery Lines: Suction and delivery lines to the main cargo lines will be stripped and contents will be sent to a shore tank. 300 ASA (liquid) 1␺3 in. dirty ballasting should be undertaken only after obtaining agreement from the Loading Master. ␾2./sq. Rate: 400 cu. 1. (min./hr. (max./sq. 1. 3. Emergency Release Coupling (ERC): The loading arms at Berths No. 0.cm.m. ULG. (max./sq. NGL 17./hr. Rate: 2. condensate 2␺8 in. 1. (max.) 2528 Readers are encouraged to send updates/additions (see p. This button will stop the loading pump and close all valves concerned. (max. Pressure 10 kg. (max.

The upward/downward movement of the lifter as well as the looking up and down of the gangway are performed by one power winch.. (c) Cargo pumping equipment. The terminal consists of the tanker-based Floating Storage.75 m. The ‘‘Tantawan Explorer’’ has export quality crude oil storage capacity of some 155. To obtain Sriracha (Ko Si Chang) tidal conditions. must be switched off at least 3 hours before mooring operations./person) 3. it remains the responsibility of the Master to insure that the work can be safely undertaken. the main direction of the current runs more or less parallel to the shore line in North to South direction.000 cu. Sriracha. deck steam or firefighting equipment.E. without consent of the Master. The marine terminal offices and accommodation for terminal and platform personnel are also located onboard the ‘‘Tantawan Explorer’’. FAX: ␣66 (38) 493711.5 m.t. TANTAWAN: 10␥ 05' N 101␥ 25' E (See Plan) Berth No. Deck/engine stores are usually available in reasonable quantities. The terminal is designed to accept export tankers up to 110. The lifter is adjustable in accordance with the level of vessel’s deck. The ship’s Agent is responsible for the crew transfer to outside and to get permission from Terminal security in advance. FIRE PRECAUTIONS: Vessel’s Firefighting Equipment: The vessel’s firefighting equipment must be in constant readiness at all times with sufficient people on board to effectively operate it. Wind: Predominant direction: November to January: N. 3983. FRESH WATER: Available by barge at the anchorage only. Charts: Navigation charts and publications for the area are as follows: BA Charts No. AUTHORITY: Operator: PTT Sriracha Petroleum Terminal./person) 2 persons (75 kg. and discharging/loading operations will be suspended. There are 2 monitors installed on each berth. All costs and expenses incurred therefore by the Terminal shall be borne and promptly refunded by the Shipowners. The following forms are required by Customs and Health Officials: 5 Vessel Certificates of Registration 5 General Manifest Inwards 5 Inward Cargo Manifests 5 Through Cargo Manifests Safety Equipment Certificate (for inspection) Safety Construction Certificate(for inspection) Safety Certificate (for inspection) Safety Radio Certificate(for inspection) Current Freeboard Survey Certificate (for inspection) ISM Safety Management Certificate and Document of Compliance (for inspection) 5 Derat Certificates Last Port Outward Clearance (Original) 5 Crew Lists 5 Passenger Lists 5 Through Passenger Lists 5 Crew and Passenger Declarations See guidelines on how to compile and submit information to us (page xi). cease all operations. P. Production and Off-Loading system. 2414 and 66. However. In the event of any discharge or spillage from the vessel. Thailand. ␣10. offtaking vessel’s bow to ‘‘Tantawan Explorer’’ stern and loading will be by means of a floating hose arrangement between the vessels. PTT staff and PTT Contractors will be identified with an appropriate badge. Thailand DOCUMENTS: Customs and Health Requirements: Government Customs. (g) Any ‘hot’ work./sec.m. and LW ␤11 min. to carry out a visual inspection prior to loading/discharging. The flood currrent is from South to North with mean rate 0. The general alarm should be given to the Terminal for Terminal’s assistance to vacate the berth. Three boats with spraying equipment and booms are available. Current: According to the morphology of the coastal area. tables give daily forecasts of times and heights of HW and LW at Bangkok Bar. it is strictly prohibited to place persons or objects on them.5 m. including sea life. Use of dispersants is permitted. ␣10. Also see ‘‘Fresh Water’’. the maximum height of waves into jetty is 2. during the hours of darkness. the fog signal will sound the Morse code for the letter ‘‘U’’./sq. BALLAST: See ‘‘Loading – Cargo Operational Requirements and Restrictions’’. Tel: ␣66 (38) 493725-32 Ext. repairs. The terminal is loading crude oil and exporting gas continuously. Monsoon GENERAL: Shipboard Work Control: Shipboard work while the vessel is at berth must be closely observed. The monitors are mounted at sufficient elevation to cover the manifold from the smallest vessel at fully loaded (lowest tide) and the largest vessel in light condition (highest tide). the Master will without delay take all reasonable measures to contain or remove oil and to minimise or mitigate damage to private and public properties or interest. PTT staff.5 kg. ship’s Agent representative and PTT Contractors. Operational Limitations of Shore Gangways: THAILAND SHORE LEAVE: Shore leave is permitted. Cholburi 20231.E. including sea life. the ebb current is from North to South and the mean rate is 0. To comply with international regulations. (d) Ballasting facilities. Also monitors on Berths No. CUSTOMS ALLOWANCES: See ‘‘Part (A)’’.. ␤7. at wave period of 6 seconds.w. (d) Activate ERC to release loading arm. 2529 . Shore Firefighting Equipment: The firefighting system on the jetty consists of elevated and telecontrolled monitors. Marine Police are normally requested by the ship’s Agent to guard the vessel. The B.O. April: Variable June to October: S. and include the following: (a) Work that could affect the performance of the ship’s main engines. Vessels using the terminal will be moored in tandem. 5301. lifter.Box 55.7 m. United States Government Chart No. and contains equipment necessary for dehydration. Other guards are not acceptable.. Stocks of dispersants are also maintained ashore. Gulf of Thailand. gangway. if fitted. Berth No.3 m.000 tonnes d. Contact: Terminal Operations Manager. under certain conditions of weather. assistance from the Terminal can be provided. 1. Failure to do so may cause cancellation or delay in supplying the requirement. When any danger is threatened due to strong wind./sec. bulwark ladder and power winch gangway.PTT OIL TERMINAL Emergency: In case of fire on board. and LW ␤0. any measures it considers necessary to contain or remove oil discharged or spilt from the vessel and to minimise or mitigate damage to private and public properties or interests. (c) Promptly utilise tug(s) for pulling/pushing the vessel into its original position. 4: Weather Conditions: Max. Failure to follow this rule will be considered a serious violation of the safety regulations. 493710.960 tonnes d.5 m.2 m. ␤8.2 – 0. In a case where the ship has moved away from its original mooring position.1 – 0. Rough walking on the bridge is prohibited and resonance by walking should be prevented.1 m. deck upper platform: Min. It is suggested to obtain confirmation of fresh water upon arrival. POLLUTION: Prevention of Sea Pollution: The Master will always be responsible to ensure that no oil or oily mixtures are discharged or spilt into the sea. (LAT). BANKS: See ‘‘Part (D)’’. Laem Chabang. Advance notice of fresh water requirement shall be given. the ‘‘Tantawan Explorer’’ will show lights with the distinctive characteristics of the Morse code letter ‘‘U’’. STORING: Fresh provisions are available in ample quantities and of good quality. (b) Inert Gas System. In periods of poor visibility.W. GANGWAY/DECK WATCHMEN: Elevator Ladder: Elevator ladder consists of tower.w. the Terminal reserves the full right to take. REPATRIATION: See ‘‘Part (C)’’. 2 and 3 can be used with dry powder. wind speed in operation: Vessel Conditions: Max. Monsoon and variable February to March: S. deck upper platform: Min. 5 persons (75 kg. REPAIRS: See ‘‘General – Shipboard Work Control’’ and ‘‘Part (C)’’. (b) Shut off manifold valve. 93010. wind speed: Vessel Conditions: Max.SRIRACHA . China Sea Pilot Volume 1. WEATHER: Tide: The Royal Thai Navy tide tables provide hourly forecasts for the height of tide at Ko Si Chang.08 m. discharging/loading operations must be stopped immediately. deck lower platform: Gangway Load Conditions: Gangway: 20 m. Oil Pollution: In the event of an oil spill. (f) Any work concerning shipboard safety control or radio.5 m. selection is limited. Any time lost or delay will be for the ship’s account. A spray water tunnel along the berth handrail is provided to ensure an uninterrupted escape from the loading arm operation cubicle and from the gangway up to the access bridge. Length of gangway is adjustable for safety reason. of 136. portable fire and dry powder extinguishers are installed on the operating platform and access bridge. Waves: In stormy weather. However. Operating angle of gangway is comparatively small. the following corrections should be applied: Time difference ␦ HW ␣3 min. (e) Mooring facilities. deck lower platform: Gangway Load Conditions: Gangway: Bulk ladder: Other load conditions floor: 10 m. 5 persons Restrictions: When operating the lifter and gangway. 1: Weather Conditions: Max. Immigration and Port Health officials will board the vessel at the same time as the SBM Mooring Master.A./sec. Several hydrants. the maximum number of persons allowed on bridge at the same time is 5. All tugs and mooring boats are fitted with firefighting monitors. the ship’s gangway should be ready for substitution. Authorised visitors are Government Officials. Approval must be obtained in advance from the Loading Master for any maintenance work. Security: Unauthorised visitors are not allowed on board during the time moored at PTT SPT. Height difference ␦ HW ␣0. FPSO ‘‘Tantawan Explorer’’. When operating the gangway. FUEL: All bunkers are available by barge at the anchorage only. Cathodic Protection: Ship’s impressed current cathodic protection system. moored by means of a Single Point Mooring turret at the bow. storage and transshipment of crude oil and for the export of natural gas. Without prejudice to the foregoing. In case the shore’s elevator ladder is out of commission. cargo tank cleaning equipment.m. subject to daylight. the following procedure should be conducted to protect the loading arms from being damaged: (a) Stop cargo pumps.t. Terminal Approval: The vessel may be requested. 3963. Fixed water spray systems are provided for both monitor tower and gangway tower in order to protect them from heat radiation. The water spray system is also installed on the monitor with piping extending from the spray header. LOCATION: General Description: Tantawan Oil Terminal is located offshore Thailand in a water depth of 73. The monitors and fire engine pumps are remote-controlled and can be used with foam and/or water compound./sec. They will provide Inward Clearance and Free Pratique services.

13. 2. Note that the Oil Companies International Forum (OCIMF) recommend that all ships securing to a single point mooring be fitted with at least one bow chain stopper. Arriving vessels are required to display the following signals: By Day: Fly International Code Flag ‘‘Q’’. Vessels must arrive trimmed not more than 2. the port manifold with 1␺16 in. The decision to close and open the terminal is that of the Terminal Superintendent. Offtaking Tanker. Helideck DF Beacon: 380 kHz. 11. Advise the quantities of clean ballast and permanent ballast on arrival. Vessel crew must not close vessel valves against loading crude flow. 6. RADIO: Tantawan Explorer Contact Numbers: 2530 Readers are encouraged to send updates/additions (see p. Vessels shall exhibit the Kingdom of Thailand national ensign from their foremast from arrival until departure from the terminal vicinity. Terminal Inmarsat Fax: 330948312. 48 hours. ANCHORAGES: Safe Mooring Area: 1. 6. SBM’s Mooring Master together with Government Officials will meet vessels in the designated anchorage area whilst at anchor or near the anchorage whilst underway. connecting and disconnecting hoses. or the maximum pumping rate of the ‘‘Tantawan Explorer’’ (24. or other services of any kind are available at the terminal. 15. 10. in order to allow time for obtaining the necessary clearances and approvals from the Thai Authorities. Advise the ETA at Tantawan Terminal Anchorage. Once vessels are within 4 hours of the terminal. During loading. Give the distance between the fairlead and the stopper. Advise the last port of call and departure destination. BERTHING: Terminal Facilities and Services: Vessels using the terminal will be moored bow to stern of the ‘‘Tantawan Explorer’’ by means of a nylon mooring rope approximately 50 m. The boarding point will be defined by the Berthing Master when VHF contact is first made. mooring chain. PILOTAGE: The Pilot will generally board 2 miles north of the terminal or at the anchorage. 330948311.). 8. 22. 1. and unmooring. divided by the total B/L figures for the previous 10 voyages. Ammunition and Restricted Drugs Lists Cargo Lifting Gear Certificate (for inspection) Cargo Equipment Certificate (for inspection) 5 Foreign Currency Lists. SIZE: 110. Advise the hose derrick/crane lifting capacity safe working load and confirm availability of cleats and bits in the manifold area for lashing of the floating hose. 9. Advise distance from the bow to the cargo manifold connection. 3. (approx. length of 76 mm. I.000 d. 7. 4.com Also see ‘‘Telex or Telefax’’. Terminal Inmarsat Ocean Area: Indian or Pacific. Advise the Summer deadweight. 5. ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: The following is a summary of the Most Essential Requirements to be met by Tankers Lifting Oil at the Tantawan Oil Terminal: 1. 150 ANSI (ex-ASA) flange. The loading hose connections are 16 in.w. hose to manifold spool or reducer connection. Advise previous vessel name(s) and date of building. Long. 5. RESTRICTIONS: Berthing in daylight only. 18. Advise the voyage number when leaving ‘‘Tantawan Explorer’’. Telex or Telefax: It is most important that arriving tankers advise their ETA 72 hours. 12. The crews of vessels visiting the terminal are required to perform all operations of mooring. chain. Email: sbmtwe@chevrontexaco. xi for details) . By Night: Display red light over white light for Quarantine Service. How long is needed for deballasting? Note: Vessel must maintain sufficient forward draft to prevent the floating hose going under the bow. Terminal Inmarsat Telephone: 330948310. Terminal VHF Channel 6. Advise any Owners/Charterers instructions regarding particular inclusions or special remarks to be added to the cargo loaded Bill of Lading. The SBM Mooring Master carries a hand-held VHF radio on Channel 6 after leaving ‘‘Tantawan Explorer’’ to board the offtaking vessel. The terminal contact procedure is given as follows: Terminal Name: ‘‘Tantawan Explorer’’. 2’’. MAX. Confirm that vessel valves. to whom requests by the offtaking vessel for action or assistance must be directed. Can loading of cargo and discharging of ballast be carried out concurrently? If not. Call Sign: C6NP9. 10␥ 07' 00" N. but vessels must provide and make ready for use a mooring line in good condition suitable for towing by the stern. The anchors of visiting vessels shall be positively secured at all times against accidental movement from the time the SBM Mooring Master boards. Vessels must be fitted with at least one bow chain stopper and fairleads suitable for 76 mm. Vessels are required to have ready for use 2 messenger lines forward. 16. if any. Vessels must arrive with not less than 30% ballast/cargo onboard and be able to maintain this condition during the loading period. 7. Confirm the bow fairlead and stopper are suitable to accept 76 mm.5 nautical miles radius centred on position Lat. By Night: Display red light. Note: Local time is GMT plus 7 hours throughout the year.THAILAND 5 5 5 5 5 Deck Stores Lists Engine Stores Lists Ship’s Equipment and Stores Lists Provisions and Bonded Stores Lists Arms. Depth of water 74 m. 21. the hose handling derrick on the port side. 3. The terminal has no facilities for the disposal of vessel’s dirty ballast. In the event of normal communications failure. 4. communications should be available with ‘‘Tantawan Explorer’’ on international marine VHF Channel 6. (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) Advise the name of tanker. Advise the estimated draft forward and aft on arrival and the distance from bridge front to bow. VHF: See ‘‘Radio’’. heating coils and tanks are sound and not leaking. he shall provide his reasons for the disagreement promptly and in writing to the Terminal Superintendent. flag and radio call sign. Confirm tanker is in possession of valid SOLAS. Charterers must give the Company a minimum of 10 days notice prior to loading. On receipt of the first message from the offtaking vessel. Fax: ␣66 (2) 618 1264 (land line). unberthing at any time. Advise if the load on top procedure is to be followed on this loading. Vessels are required to communicate arrival times to the terminal (See ‘‘Radio’’). Should the Master of the offtaking vessel disagree with the Mooring Master’s directions. The chain will be made fast to vessels by means of vessels’ bow stoppers. Masters of visiting vessels are informed that insufficient or inaccurate ETA messages can cause delays since Government officials are not based at the terminal and arrive from elsewhere. 17. The terminal maintains a listening watch on VHF Channel 6. Berthing and unberthing shall be at the discretion of the SBM Terminal Superintendent. The Terminal Superintendent will communicate to the Masters of visiting vessels during the pre-arrival period through to berthing and final departure if at any time the terminal is closed for weather. Acceptance of Notice of Readiness may be affected by such insufficiency or inaccuracy of information. All vessels shall confirm their ETA 24 hours and 4 hours distant and at any time a 1 hour change of ETA is determined. Advise the name of the Master. Tel: ␣66 (2) 618 1263 (land line). The Masters of vessels visiting the terminal are responsible for the safety of their own ship at all times. Terminal loading rates to offtaking vessel are governed by either the offtaking vessel’s maximum loading rate. vessels shall display: By Day: Fly International Code Flag ‘‘B’’. Advise the quantity and quality of slops onboard. Advise vessel experience factor calculated as follows: Total of vessel (ship’s) figures. The Terminal Typhoon Contingency Plan becomes effective when storm centres are reported within a distance of 450 – 550 miles. Advise the loading rate in cubic metres with one 16 in. Advise if vessel has any reportable sickness onboard or if Master advises clean bill of health.0 m. The tug/supply boat will be directed by the Mooring Master. TUGS: Mooring Launches: The terminal maintains boats to assist in mooring and unmooring vessels. Also see ‘‘Berthing – Mooring and Unmooring’’.D. The 4 hour signal shall confirm a firm ETA. 24 hours and 4 hours in advance of arrival. Safety Management and Document of Compliance (ISM Code) Certificates. Terminal Inmarsat Telex: 330948314. Confirm that the cargo and slop tanks will be under inert gas on arrival.) whichever is the lesser. Advise the cargo nomination quantity and loading window. Normally the terminal towing vessel will provide a tow wire. Companies will respond to the tanker giving the preliminary terminal requirements. To: Master. further communication will be conducted on a working channel advised by ‘‘Tantawan Explorer’’. TANTAWAN Pre-Arrival Questionnaire: The following Pre-Arrival Questionnaire message will be sent from the terminal to the offtaking tanker after receipt of the 72 hours prior arrival advice: From: Tantawan Explorer Terminal Superintendent.000 bbls. Also see ‘‘Berthing – Terminal Facilities and Services No. 101␥ 20' 00" E. Vessels are required to be stopped in the water and to make a lee for SBM’s Mooring Master and the officials to board safely. (13) (14) (15) (16) (17) (18) (19) (20) (21) (22) (23) 2. These boats are directed by the Mooring Master. 14. hose. a tug/supply boat provided by the terminal will remain secured to the stern of the offtaking vessel. HEALTH: See ‘‘Documents’’. When contact has been established on this channel. Vessel’s Masters shall comply with these requirements in all details in order to facilitate vessel turnaround and Government formalities. described in GMT or in local time./hr. notwithstanding the rights of vessel Masters to decide not to berth or to depart. state reasons. Shore leave and crew changes are not permitted on visiting vessels to the terminal. 20. in length at the end of which is a 3. The cargo tanks of vessels must be fully inerted at all times. length overall and beam. diameter chafe chain. the emergency loading stop signal is the continuous sounding of either the vessel’s or the terminal’s whistle. by the stern with the propeller fully submerged. No supplies of any kind or medical services (except in case of emergency and subject to a doctor being available). The presence of SBM’s Mooring Master shall be compulsory. Vessel’s Masters will also be informed of the status of the terminal if the terminal is closed or in typhoon alert status according to the Terminal Storm Contingency Plan. Details of the bow chain stopper are given in the booklet ‘‘Recommendations for Equipment Employed in the Mooring of Ships at a Single Point Mooring’’ (OCIMF 1993 Edition).t. During the period when vessels are moored at the terminal. call sign C6N. Confirm the manifold is fitted with one 16 in.5 m.

When it is utilised. 10. damage or delay arising or resulting from any decision. The ship’s crew under the control of a responsible officer will then heave in the ropes successively until the mooring hawser chafe chain is drawn through a fairlead and in a position to be secured in the chain stopper.. lowering. and the Companies shall not be liable for any damage or injury resulting from any advice or assistance or actions given or made by the Mooring Master. Further. Inoperative vessels or partially inoperative vessels will be rejected. nuts and bolts. The dimensions of the steps and the treads of the accommodation ladder should permit placement of the foot in a correct and sure fashion given the gradient of the accommodation ladder. This does not relieve the vessel of the necessity to provide adequate lifting gear as already described for Tantawan Terminal operations. 5. Berthing: Offtaking vessels will normally be accepted and berthed in chronological order of arrival provided such vessels have current nomination for cargo valid at the time of tender of Notice of Readiness. SBM’s Mooring Master may require the vessel to unmoor at any time he deems it necessary for the safety of the vessel or terminal or both. should automatically position themselves horizontally. should be topped-off and ready on arrival. etc. ballasted trim and handling qualities of a vessel can affect the decision to berth/unberth a vessel at the Tantawan Terminal. (1) On all vessels in which the distance from the sea level to the point which permits access to or departure from the vessel exceeds 9. MEDICAL: Assistance only available in an emergency. (3) The length of the accommodation ladder should be sufficiently long so that its gradient does not exceed 55␥. blocks. He is responsible for making use of all methods at his disposal of fighting the fire. (4) The bottom landing of the accommodation ladder should be positioned horizontally when the ladder is in service. and sufficient English is spoken so that SBM’s Mooring Master can understand and be understood. including the hoisting mechanism. hose connections at the loading manifold should provide their own reducers. tackle. 16 in. weather conditions permitting with only unberthing operations being carried out during the hours of darkness. The Mooring Master will require to inspect the Test Certificate for such stoppers on boarding the vessel. The vertical space between the hand-railing or the ropes and the side of the ladder shall be close enough for safety. normally on the port side. (2) The ladder should be orientated towards the stern. The lifting derrick. Companies reserve the right to load vessels out of turn following the return of good weather. The hose is lifted by vessel’s gear and crew. (7) The pilot ladder should be positioned immediately alongside the bottom landing of the accommodation ladder and its top should be at least 2. but if ropes are utilised. Equipment and tools shall include wrenches. Vessels equipped with smaller than 16 in. When underway and whilst moored at the terminal. All vessels must be equipped with a good working propulsion unit as passed by an appropriate classification society. and have cargo tanks in a fit condition to receive cargo. ␺750 mm. mooring. also the size. The Terminal Superintendent shall be the final authority as to when the terminal is open or closed. 7. drift pins. This boat will take the end of the messenger line and attach it to the end of a floating pick-up rope. All vessels must have suitable winches or capstans in good operating condition on the forecastle and poop decks for the purposes of being moored and unmoored. The terminal is normally open 24 hours a day. CARGO OPERATIONS: Connecting Hoses: After the vessel is securely moored. All these factors have to be evaluated before a final berthing/ unberthing decision is made and agreed by the vessel’s Master and SBM’s Mooring Master. if he considers the vessel’s condition to be unsatisfactory. All vessels must be adequately equipped with a 15 tonne SWL derrick boom.0 m. equipment. See guidelines on how to compile and submit information to us (page xi). In the event of a fire onboard a vessel moored in the terminal area. and vessels should have adapters and fittings to enable the hose to be connected to the vessel’s manifold. 2531 . shackles. No vessel may enter the terminal area unless SBM’s Mooring Master is on board. except where the vessel’s Master believes such advice to be contrary to the proper navigation and safety of the vessel and crew. sea and tidal conditions. must be approved by the vessel’s country of registry. the Master shall give the alert by means of short and rapid blasts for the whistle. both Company and the Charterer of the vessel shall be immediately contacted so that corrections can be made. THAILAND The embarkation and disembarkation of the Mooring Master is entirely the responsibility of the Master of the offtaking vessel. The Mooring Master may refuse to accept a vessel for loading. The decision of SBM’s Terminal Superintendent on berthing shall be final. tug handling. Time required to bring the vessel into satisfactory condition shall not count as used laytime. at the option of SBM’s Mooring Master. Also. they may be removed from the terminal area by the Companies at the expense of the Owners or Charterers of the vessel. The terminal loading hose is fitted with ASI 150. upon inspection. Where no crossover valves exist on loading manifolds. The berth is equipped with a single 16 in. properly equipped or if it is not suitably manned or if he deems it to have dirty ballast or tanks unsuitable for receiving the cargo. SBM reserves the right to decline to moor a specific vessel if its condition or facilities are unsafe for mooring or loading even though the terminal may be open to other vessels. To assist in vessel’s turnaround. length. The SBM’s Mooring Master will be in direct control of all the vessel’s communications while in the terminal area. and all connecting of the hose will be carried out by them. All such manoeuvring of vessels shall be carried out only in accordance with the advice of SBM’s Mooring Master. Raising. Additionally. (6) The ladder and the landing should be equipped with 2 stairway sides and rigid hand-railing. it is recommended that loops between loading lines on the starboard side of these manifolds be fitted. he becomes for such purposes the servant of the Owners or Charterers of the vessel. if there are any. Any unauthorised communications will. 6. 2. The Mooring Master will advise the vessel’s Master on approaches to the berth. a vessel must have both anchors and ground tackle in good working condition and in such sizes and amounts as to meet either Lloyds. and the vessel’s Notice of Readiness will immediately be nullified. loading shall be suspended if necessary. the weight of the hose lift being approximately 10 tonnes. they should be well tightened and correctly placed. in order that they may be available when the weather is fit for resumption of operations. (5) Intermediate landings. will be performed by the vessel’s crew under the control of a responsible ship’s officer (See ‘‘Loading – Connecting Hoses’’). hose connections at the loading manifold should arrive with such hose connections suitably adapted for 16 in. An offtaking vessel will be expected to have ready on the forecastle head operational bow chain stoppers capable of accepting 76 mm. Vessels equipped with larger than 16 in. drip pans. wire and fibre strops. Configurations which conform better to particular types of vessels and which present the same degree of safety shall be acceptable. (8) There must be a night light which permits proper illumination along the entire length of the ladder. the vessel should have all necessary derricks or cranes and cargo gear rigged and ready before being boarded by SBM’s Mooring Master. connecting and disconnecting of oil loading hoses. SBM’s Mooring Master advises the vessel’s personnel on hose lifting and connecting procedures. In this case. ABS or Bureau Veritas standards although they may be in fact classified by other societies. In the event the Master of the lifting vessel and SBM’s Mooring Master cannot agree to a procedure by which the vessel can meet satisfactory loading conditions. (9) If a trap door in the bottom landing of the accommodation ladder is used to rig the pilot ladder. loading hose string. A vessel is suitably manned only if it has a full complement of officers and crew in a sober condition. SBM’s Mooring Master may reject the vessel for unsatisfactory hose handling. it should be anticipated that the Mooring Master will embark and disembark by means of an accommodation ladder together with a pilot ladder on each side. On approaching the berth. as well as all other labours and duties on shipboard.. The vessel’s Master or one of his designated qualified Deck Officer specifically appointed by him at the time must be on the navigation bridge at all times while the vessel is being manoeuvred. ASA 487 flat face flanges with Camlock couplings. this door should be no smaller than 750 mm. unmooring. the aft part of the bottom landing should be enclosed as described in paragraph 6 above and the pilot ladder should extend from the bottom landing up to the level of the hand-railing. Vessel Masters should exercise caution within the anchorage area as unlit mooring buoys are occasionally present. Vessels required to leave the terminal area on account of bad weather should keep in contact with the terminal via the Radio Telephone Station at the terminal. Vessels to be moored. 7 days a week. carry clean ballast. In the event of a storm nearby. cargo hose will be achieved. and subject to the understanding that in all cases and circumstances the Master of the vessel being manoeuvred shall remain solely responsible on behalf of his vessel’s Owners or Charterers for the safety and proper manoeuvring of the vessel. 487 ASA hose connection prior to vessel’s arrival. chain and rated in accordance with OCIMF recommendations. the vessel’s anchors must be properly secured against accidental dropping. 8. if any. cause the cessation of all operations except clearing of the berth. anchored or manoeuvred at the terminal will be boarded by SBM’s Mooring Master in the close vicinity of the anchorage area (See ‘‘Safe Mooring Area’’ on Plan). the cargo hose will be hoisted aboard. connecting and disconnecting of the hose and hawser and other operations within the anchorage and terminal area.TANTAWAN Vessel’s Gear: SBM’s Mooring Master may reject a ship if it is not. gaskets. hammers. the messenger line is to be lowered to the small mooring tender boat. justified or not. (10) The accommodation ladder.0 m. either the vessel’s Master or his designated Deck Officer must be present and must direct the vessel’s crew in all handling. they must be in all respects properly equipped. by the Mooring Master to reject a ship pursuant hereto. The services of SBM’s Mooring Master are provided without charge upon the express understanding and condition that when the Mooring Master goes on board the vessel for the purpose of assisting such vessel. competent and willing to carry out their duties and orders. All vessels must carry suitable stoppers for mooring use. set back in relation to the midships part of the vessel and set back in relation to the half midships section and away from any discharge outlets. hose so that maximum flow through the 16 in. He shall undertake all measures to get underway if necessary. or for infringement of these Oil Terminal regulations. 9. the lowest extremity of the ladder should rest solidly against the side of the vessel. unless it is not possible to carry one. Mooring and Unmooring: 1. However. The vessel’s loading manifold should be prepared for 16 in. Should vessels become inoperative whilst moored at the terminal. wire runners and sundry equipment on both sides to efficiently hoist the hoses to the loading position. All lifting equipment and tackle should have a safe working load of at least 15 tonnes. The Companies shall in no circumstances be liable for any loss. tackles. etc. manned and ready to moor. above the bottom landing. 3. Various combinations of wind. 4..

Vessels shall provide suitable floodlights for working on deck during night operations. during the NE monsoon. Vessels must arrive with clean ballast only. visible at a distance of at least one mile and show an unbroken light all around the horizon. are not uncommon in the Gulf and tropical disturbances of varying magnitudes are regularly present in the period from October through to December. In addition to the lights usually displayed. known as the Bight of Bangkok or Upper Gulf. are generally higher (33-34 ppt or above). xi for details) . in height is more than 80%. The smaller embayment. Bureau Veritas or other recognised surveyors. having particular regard for the Offshore sector environment. duly certified by Lloyd’s. kinks or rubbing. delay or unberthing. and Malaysia to the SW./month). Such ballast shall not be less than 30% of the Summer deadweight. Other repairs (including all painting) which present any hazard to the loading operation are strictly prohibited. winds are again variable with the transition from the winter to summer monsoons. Loading Readiness and Arrival Time: SBM will make every effort to moor offtaking vessels upon arrival in daylight. winds are variable and rainfall is low (about 35 mm. The vessel will not be later accepted for loading. The vessels whistle shall be kept at instant readiness at all times. bilge discharge or any other means may result in heavy fines being imposed. A comprehensive loading plan shall be provided to the Mooring Master by the offtaking vessel Master. SAFETY: Safety Precautions: 1. Weather Reports: Weather reports from the Singapore Weather Centre are available from the terminal twice daily on request. All spillages and leakages of oil must be reported immediately to the SBM Terminal Superintendent. and charges under fire main operating pressure at the stern of the vessel and in way of the port manifold. FUEL: Not available. The time required to bring the vessel into compliance shall not count as used laytime. from October to January. TIME: GMT plus 7 hours throughout the year. The decision to resume loading will be taken case by case after agreement between the Mooring Master and the Master of the offtaking vessel. is a period of predominantly NE winds and lower rainfall (about 80 mm.km. or may unberth vessels when the conditions and/or the vessel do not comply with the Tantawan Terminal User Regulations and Procedures. Government officials and Agent. AIRPORT: Bangkok International. and/or safety precautions imposed by SBM’s Terminal Superintendent. Thailand to the NE and NW. alert and available at all times. In the SW monsoon. The direction of prevailing winds is determined by monsoonal activity. Companies may suspend. ⌻ unmoor. a red light shall be displayed. the vessel will be rejected forthwith and will not be accepted until satisfactory evidence is produced that such ballast was disposed of in a proper manner. namely: British Admiralty: China Sea Pilot Vol. If evidence of oil appears during deballasting. The SW or summer monsoon period. The NE winter monsoon. During hours of darkness..000 sq.35 knots have been reported in the NE Gulf. 8␥ 37' N. FRESH WATER: Not available. Foam monitors forward and aft of the port manifold shall be directed toward the port manifold. Not less than one Deck Officer and 3 seamen shall be on duty equipped with hand-held radios. Pollution of the sea by dirty ballast water. 4. No person under the influence of alcohol or drugs shall be permitted on deck. mainly near shore surface currents in the Gulf circulate in a counter clockwise direction.54 knots. Squalls. Wind and Weather and Seas: The navigator is referred to published sailing instructions for this area for information on winds. which could cause the hose damage and to report any manifold leakages whatsoever. Long. spilled or leaked overboard from his vessel. Between May and September. If a vessel cannot comply with the above conditions. Waves: Sea conditions are generally calm to slight in the sheltered conditions of the Gulf. Not less than 30 minutes before the end of the loading.2␥C in January to 29. of coast). pollution or serious incident. The Mooring Master may refuse to accept for loading. across at its widest point and approximately 835 km. The opinion of SBM’s Mooring Master on the fitness of any individual shall be final unless an independent medical physician present at the time decides otherwise. Current speeds of greater than 1. the frequency of sea waves less than 1. ABS. wind-driven. The Gulf is one of the major coastal indentations of South East Asia being 550 km. Should the Mooring Master decide that the mooring hawser tension is too high.THAILAND When SBM’s Mooring Master is assigned to a vessel. 2. Positively no repair of any sort affecting the availability of vessel’s machinery or engines are permitted. the offtaking tanker shall inform the terminal before closing her manifold valve. I. Typhoons. most waves in the central Gulf were less than 2. Salinities at the deepest part of the central basin. its engines must remain on stand-by with full power always available for immediate use.0 m.000 sq. In February and March. This includes oily water from bilges. From October to May. In February.0 m. tip of Vietnam to Sungai Kelantan (Lat.km. During loading. 104␥ 40' E) on the SW. When a vessel is moored at the terminal or in the vicinity thereof./month). Currents: Currents in the Gulf are generally weak and variable. 6␥ 13' N. There are no facilities for the disposal of dirty ballast. During the change from the winter monsoon to the summer monsoon (February to April). Long. 5. TANTAWAN Physical Environment: The Gulf of Thailand covers an area of approximately 350./hr. 2532 Readers are encouraged to send updates/additions (see p. Vessel’s personnel are responsible for the safety of their vessel and themselves and must take all necessary precautions whether or not so advised by SBM’s Mooring Master or other terminal personnel. storm winds may exceed 73 km. surface salinities in the Gulf are between 30. Shelter from the Asian land mass has an effect on wind speeds in the Gulf. A responsible English speaking ship’s officer is required to be on deck or in the control room at all times. which can create wind speed over 200 km. heavy rain and electrical activity are prevalent during the change in summer to winter monsoons. It is the Master’s responsibility to see that no oil of any kind is pumped. tides and currents. when sea conditions are bad in the China Sea. Sea Water Temperature and Salinity: The average monthly sea surface temperature in the central Gulf region range from 27. is subject to seasonal wind shifts.870 km. the vessel shall inform the terminal of the intended cargo valves to be closed and shall only use them after confirmation of receipt of this advice by the terminal. No electrical appliances of any kind may be used on deck unless certified for use in hazardous petroleum areas and subject to the approval of SBM’s Mooring Master. Climate: The region. The Companies will not be liable for any demurrage. The export hose manifold shall further be continuously manned by a competent seaman to tend the export hose so as to avoid chafing. 7. the vessel at her cost will supply him with meals at the same time and in the same manner as for comparable personnel of the vessel. Deballasting may only be carried out with the agreement of the SBM Mooring Master. The greatest proportion of waves in the central Gulf region in an average year approached from the east to SE and from the west to SW. opens to the South China Sea and extends from Miu Bai Bung (Lat. In an average year. Any fines imposed on or third party claims against the Companies or any of them shall be for the vessel’s account. is characterised by prevailing SW winds and high rainfalls (about 160 mm. It is reported that over an average year. 6. the International Code Flag ‘‘B’’ shall be displayed from a top-most signal halyard during daylight hours. wind speeds are lighter in the north of the Gulf than in the south. The bridge and/or control room area shall be kept unlocked and so arranged to allow immediate entry at all times by the Terminal Superintendent. has an area of about 10. weather permitting. vessels discharging ballast or loading cargo during darkness shall illuminate the area around the vessel to the satisfaction of the SBM Mooring Master. Wind: The Gulf is fairly sheltered from the winds of the two monsoons and as a result has a high percentage of calm to light conditions throughout the year. which may require urgent stoppage of cargo export. signed and submitted by the Master of the vessel concerned to the Terminal Superintendent. Any infringement of the International or National law regarding pollution of the sea by oil may be dealt with most severely. Notice of Readiness will be accepted as the time the vessel is securely moored to the Tantawan Explorer. delay or unberth any vessel which is under suspicion of oil pollution. The terminal will deliver onboard the vessel sealed samples representative of the cargo loaded. or any other matter that may result in pollution of the sea. Offtaking vessel fire hoses shall be fully connected to fire main hydrants and nozzles. In general. light winds are less frequent in the north than in the south. GARBAGE DISPOSAL: There are no garbage disposal facilities and it is expressly forbidden to dump garbage. then it should arrive at the terminal at least 30% laden with cargo and not trimmed excessively to permit safe manoeuvring. SW winds are predominant. ⌻ disconnect hoses. 102␥ 14' E on the east coast of the Malaysia Peninsular). Vessels shall arrive with sufficient clean ballast and normal trim in order to be able to manoeuvre safely. the vessel shall inform and give due notice to the terminal control room to stop the cargo pumps in good time. REPATRIATION: Not permitted. decks.0 m. SURVEYORS: Independent surveyors will board with the Pilot. The cargo inspector will accompany a ship’s officer to gauge the vessel’s tanks before and after loading. the SW monsoon period. sober. These currents are reversed by prevailing SW winds from June to September and develop a clockwise flow. One of the seamen shall be kept always on look-out duty on the bow to observe and report on the relative distance and aspect between the vessel and the terminal. Vessels unable to illuminate the sea satisfactorily shall not discharge ballast during darkness.4␥C in May and June. crude residues from previous voyages. but average speeds are usually less than 0. the vessel may be rejected or refused further loading. SHORE LEAVE: Not permitted. which extends from May to September. Four countries share coastlines on the Gulf. and a detailed report must be written. Wind direction is variable in October and then during the NE monsoon from October to January. In the case of emergency. BALLAST: Disposal of Ballast: Owners and Masters are responsible for complying with all international conventions and the laws of Thailand concerning pollution of the sea. During this time. in length. influenced by the NE and SW monsoonal systems. the dominant wind direction is SE and in April. WEATHER: Tides. Vessels shall be adequately and properly manned at all times. Notice of Readiness shall be tendered in English. Deck machinery shall be kept at immediate readiness. clean and tidy cabin. Currents./hr.5 and 33 parts per thousand (ppt). or may suspend or delay the loading of. loss claims or demands resulting from such suspension. 3. the winds are from the north to east. where South China Sea water flows in. published by the Hydrographer of the Navy. EMERGENCY CO-ORDINATION CENTRE: See ‘‘Authority’’. unless satisfactory evidence of repair is submitted. then he may decide to: ⌻ stop loading. such that during the NE monsoon. Thailand occupies by far the greatest proportion of land adjacent to the Gulf (1. and in severe cases may result in imprisonment of the Master or the arrest of the vessel concerned. The vessel will also provide him with a suitable. Vietnam and Cambodia on the east. If during inspection or during progress of loading it is revealed that the vessel’s tanks are not tight or that oil is leaking from the vessel. in order that any oil on the surface of the sea may be readily detected and the appropriate action taken. with a period of about 5 seconds. providing the vessel is in all respects ready to load in compliance with all terms of these Terminal Regulations. associated with rapid increases in wind speed change in direction. The Master of the offtaking vessel is held entirely responsible for the operation of the vessel valves. Storm winds are more frequent during the NE monsoon than the SW monsoon. Any vessel rejected because of dirty ballast or pollution of the sea will automatically nullify her Notice of Readiness and will lose any priority of position for loading./month). Storm waves can reach 7.

Vessel personnel are to be adequately instructed by the vessel’s Master to avoid breathing any vented gas. All accommodation doors. 10. Tel: ␣66 (2) 618 1001. the vessel’s whistle shall be continuously sounded. equipment or labour. When vessels are moored and in the vicinity of the terminal. AUTHORITY: Chevron Offshore (Thailand) Ltd. This signal stops all loading. Fire water shall be available on the deck service main at all times. The Companies shall not be liable for any demurrage loss. Smoking shall not be permitted on deck whilst vessels are moored and will only be permitted in places approved jointly by the Master and SBM’s Mooring Master. a Petroleum Inspector will witness closing and sealing of pump room sea suctions. 12. 3. 20. 16. and fire hoses connected and flaked out at all fire stations ready for immediate use. After completing the discharge of ballast. Cigarette butts. etc. If an emergency stop of loading is required and communications between the vessel and Terminal fail. 27th Floor. a boat. Lifebuoys shall be available throughout the vessel and in particular in the loading manifold area and at all points of entry and exit. or if another vessel or craft of any description comes alongside the loading vessel. 11. FAX: ␣66 (2) 618 1001. 19. Kwaeng Ladyoa. It is the duty of the vessel’s personnel to see that the vessel’s sides are kept clear of any such craft at all times. Crew members cannot leave the vessel at the Tantawan Oil Terminal except in cases of extreme urgency. claims or demands resulting from such shut-down. No crew changes will be permitted during the period a vessel is in the terminal area. any costs involved will be charged to the vessel’s account at rates to be established at that time. See guidelines on how to compile and submit information to us (page xi). After each tanker lifting. 14.TANTAWAN 8. No radio transmissions are permitted on board except with the express permission of SBM’s Mooring Master in each case. 123 Viphavadi-Rangsit Road. 2533 . Thailand. materials. Suntower B. THAILAND NOTES Please also advise Shipping Guides Ltd.. These services will only be provided in emergencies. 9. Documentation will be finalised onboard the offtaking vessel as soon as practicable after loading operations are completed. This regulation shall apply during the period the vessel is in the terminal area or under the direction of SBM’s Mooring Master. Every precaution must be taken that no sparks escape from the funnel and every other source of hot exhaust. e. Drain trays and all materials necessary to clean up any oil spillage on deck shall be available for immediate use. The Mooring Master is authorised to shut-down loading operations during electrical storms. Contact: Tantawan Explorer Superintendent. All scuppers shall be plugged and witnessed by SBM’s Mooring Master and the vessel’s Master. There may be occasions when smoking will be entirely prohibited. AGENCY: The Companies do not perform general agency functions. 22.g. port holes and ventilators shall be closed during loading operations and doors and openings to machinery spaces in vicinity of vessel’s tanks shall be closed. Refusal to plug scuppers will result in the vessel being rejected. When manoeuvring and at anchor in the terminal area. boiler tubes shall not be blown. 17. to carry out repair work to enable the vessel to continue loading. and under any other circumstances which in the opinion of SBM’s Mooring Master may imperil or endanger the loading operations. 15. at pilot ladder. Khet Jatujak. vessels shall comply with all aspects of the International Regulations for the Prevention of Collisions at Sea. Owners or Charterers of vessels calling at the terminal must arrange for their own Agents. 18. GENERAL: 1. No swimming in the sea is permitted. 21. shall not be thrown overboard or through port holes at any time. Firefighting equipment shall be kept at instant readiness throughout the vessel with additional equipment available at the loading manifold whilst the vessel is moored. the terminal will prepare all necessary loading documents. 13. Should it be necessary to supply divers. 2. A valid passport is required. No fishing is permitted. Bangkok 10900. The presence of unauthorised craft alongside the vessel will render the vessel unacceptable for loading.

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