Global Iron Ore Load Ports

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Version (1 ) -2008

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WSS MINERALS TEAM FEATURES WSS MINERALS TEAM LOCATIONS WSS MINERALS TEAM CONTACTS AUSTRALIA - IRON ORE PORTS INDIA - IRON ORE PORTS SOUTH AFRICA - IRON ORE PORTS SOUTH AMERICA - IRON ORE PORTS PAGE 4 PAGE 5 PAGE 6 PAGE 7 PAGE 17 PAGE 27 PAGE 29

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focused on specific cargoes and trades. Alumina and Forest Products and other Dry Bulk cargoes. Fertilisers. Steel. laycan calculations and transhipment 4 . Cement.FEATURES Wilhelmsen Ships Service has recognised the need for specialised commodity teams. receivers & vessel operators • Customised services including export documentation.WSS MINERALS TEAM . The Features of our Consolidated Dry Bulk Agency Service Include: • Services across all Dry Bulk trades • Efficient streamlined communications • Comprehensive database of Dry Bulk terminal information and cost estimates • Simplified funding and standardised reporting • Detailed market intelligence on demand • Coordination of cargo inspection services and surveys as required • Documentation for shippers. Sugar. Iron Ore. Our Minerals Team concentrates on provision of ship agency for customer operations in the Coal.

WSS MINERALS TEAM LOCATIONS • • • • • • Africa & Middle East China India Indonesia Netherlands North America • • • • • • Oceania Russia Singapore South America Thailand UK 5 .

Achmad Jauhari Phone: +62 2125525600 Email: Achmad.com CHINA .com INDONESIA .Wu@wilhelmsen.Samara@Wilhelmsen.Nair@wilhelmsen.com EASTERN EUROPE & RUSSIA .Hawkins@Wilhelmsen.Sim@Wilhelmsen.Jauhari@wilhelmsen.Bjorn Karlsson Phone: +66 2 679 191 9 Email: Bjorn.com THAILAND .Janson@Wilhelmsen.Davison@Wilhelmsen.Seale@Wilhelsmen.com INDIA .MINERALS TEAM CONTACTS AFRICA & MIDDLE EAST .Fox@Wilhelmsen.com UK .com SINGAPORE .Chan@Wilhelmsen.com NETHERLANDS .Jennifer Wu Phone: +86 21 539 303 55 Email: Jennifer.Jacob Seale Phone: +1 251 433 345 9 Email: Jacob.com / Nick.Julia Samara Phone: +7 916 649 649 3 Email: Julia.Sampaio@Wilhelmsen.Karlsson@Wilhelmsen.com NORTH AMERICA .James Fox Phone: +44 759 510 6347 Email: James.Armando Sampaio Phone: +55 13 210 118 22 Email: Armando.John Sim & Nick Chan Phone: +65 6395 4545 Email: John.Leon Janson Phone: +31 010 487 798 6 Email: Leon.com 6 .com ASIA & OCEANIA .Arun Nair Phone: +91 22 226 401 47 Email: Arun.Jason Hawkins Phone: +61 3 963 009 00 Email: Jason.com SOUTH AMERICA .Roy Davidson Phone: +27 35 797 995 0 Email: Roy.

Hawkins@Wilhelmsen.AUSTRALIA IRON ORE PORTS Darwin Port Hedland Port Walcott Dampier Geraldton Esperance Iron Ore Ports Port Latta Jason Hawkins Phone: +61 3 963 009 00 Email: Jason.com 7 .

1 M NUMBER OF SHIPLOADERS: Two LOAD RATE: TRAVEL: OUTREACH: 9.1400km NE of Perth Rio Tinto (Hamersley Iron. Pilbara Iron) 3. Iron ore facilities are owned and operated by Rio Tinto through its Hamersley Iron and Pilbara Iron subsidiaries.1 M 23 M / 26.2 M / 18.500 TPH / 7.2 M 267 M / 455 M / 330 M 17. SHIP DIMENSIONS LOA: DRAFT: AIR DRAFT (at Datum): BERTH LENGTH: DEPTH ALONSIDE: LOADING FACILITIES: LAT 20° 39’ S. LONG 116 ° 43’ E West Coast of Australia .8 M / 33M 8 .4 M / 15.8 M / 18.500 TPH 180M / 300M 23.DAMPIER . the port of Dampier hosts five berths at Parker Point and one berth at East Intercourse Island for the export of iron ore.4 M / 15.3 M / 26.3M 269 M / 455 M / 330M 14. Parker Point 5 BRIEF PORT DESCRIPTION: TERMINAL: NUMBER OF BERTHS: PORT INFORMATION POSITION: LOCATION: SHIPPER(S): TIDE RANGE: MAX.2M .PORT INFORMATION PORT DETAILS One of the major port facilities servicing West Australia’s Pilbara region.5.

LONG 116 ° 43’ E West Coast of Australia . Pilbara Iron) 2. East Intercourse Island 1 BRIEF PORT DESCRIPTION: TERMINAL: NUMBER OF BERTHS: PORT INFORMATION POSITION: LOCATION: SHIPPER(S): TIDE RANGE: MAX. Iron ore facilities are owned and operated by Rio Tinto through its Hamersley Iron and Pilbara Iron subsidiaries.5M 340M 15.500 TPH / 7. SHIP DIMENSIONS LOA: DRAFT: AIR DRAFT (at Datum): BERTH LENGTH: DEPTH ALONSIDE: LOADING FACILITIES: LAT 20° 39’ S.500 TPH 230 M 25 M 9 .5M NUMBER OF SHIPLOADERS: One LOAD RATE: TRAVEL: OUTREACH: 9.DAMPIER . the port of Dampier hosts five berths at Parker Point and one berth at East Intercourse Island for the export of iron ore.4.5M 24M 341M 19.7M .1400km NE of Perth Rio Tinto (Hamersley Iron.PORT INFORMATION PORT DETAILS One of the major port facilities servicing West Australia’s Pilbara region.

Territory Iron Ltd 5 M . East Arm Wharf 1 BRIEF PORT DESCRIPTION: TERMINAL: NUMBER OF BERTHS: PORT INFORMATION POSITION: LOCATION: SHIPPER(S): TIDE RANGE: MAX.PORT INFORMATION PORT DETAILS Darwin is a port of growing significance for iron ore shipments with export operations in this port recently commenced. SHIP DIMENSIONS LOA: DRAFT: AIR DRAFT (at Datum): BERTH LENGTH: DEPTH ALONSIDE: LOADING FACILITIES: LAT: 12° 28’ S.000 TPH 164 M 32 M 10 . The port’s East Arm berth facilitates iron ore loading for export from mines located further inland.DARWIN .9 M N/A 12 M 21.7 M 600 M 13 M NUMBER OF SHIPLOADERS: 1 LOAD RATE: TRAVEL: OUTREACH: 2. LONG: 130 ° 50’ E Capital City of Australia’s Northern Territory (North Coast of Australia).6.

1. LONG: 121 ° 54’ E South West coast Australia. 720km South East of Perth Portman Iron Ore Ltd 0.7 M 230 M 23 M NUMBER OF SHIPLOADERS: 1 LOAD RATE: TRAVEL: OUTREACH: 4.8 M 21. SHIP DIMENSIONS LOA: DRAFT: AIR DRAFT (at Datum): BERTH LENGTH: DEPTH ALONSIDE: LOADING FACILITIES: LAT: 32° 52’ S.ESPERANCE .2 M 290 17. Esperance is a predominately bulk export port.8 M . Berth 3 1 BRIEF PORT DESCRIPTION: TERMINAL: NUMBER OF BERTHS: PORT INFORMATION POSITION: LOCATION: SHIPPER(S): TIDE RANGE: MAX.PORT INFORMATION PORT DETAILS Located on West Australia’s southern coast.3 M 31.7 M 11 . Berth No. 3 at Esperance is used to load iron ore and iron ore storage is also available on site.000 TPH 201.

GERALDTON .PORT INFORMATION PORT DETAILS Geraldton currently ships 4.500 TPH 180M / 300M 23. LONG 144 ° 45’ E West Coast of Australia .500 TPH / 7.8 M 15.1 M NUMBER OF SHIPLOADERS: One LOAD RATE: TRAVEL: OUTREACH: 9.6 M . Midwest Corporation Ltd. Precious Metals Australia Ltd 0. Berth 4 1 BRIEF PORT DESCRIPTION: TERMINAL: NUMBER OF BERTHS: PORT INFORMATION POSITION: LOCATION: SHIPPER(S): TIDE RANGE: MAX.1. These exports are currently shipped through berth no. 4 which is an ideal loading facility for iron ore and other bulk commodities.8 M / 33M 12 . SHIP DIMENSIONS LOA: DRAFT: AIR DRAFT (at Datum): BERTH LENGTH: DEPTH ALONSIDE: LOADING FACILITIES: LAT 28° 45’ S. Gindalbie Metals Ltd.424km North of Perth Murchison Metals Ltd.1 M 225 M 12.7mt per annum of iron ore exports.09 M 281 M 13.

accommodating large bulk ships.000 TPH (Average) Yes 13 .5M 55M 340M 19M NUMBER OF SHIPLOADERS: 3 LOAD RATE: TRAVEL: 5. bulk mineral export port located on Australia’s north west coast in the resource rich Pilbara region.5M .PORT HEDLAND .57m . Iron Ore is overwhelmingly the main cargo handled at the port. with shipper BHP Billiton providing four bulk berths for Iron Ore exports.A & B 2 BRIEF PORT DESCRIPTION: TERMINAL: NUMBER OF BERTHS: PORT INFORMATION POSITION: LOCATION: SHIPPER(S): TIDE RANGE: MAX. SHIP DIMENSIONS LOA: DRAFT: AIR DRAFT (at Datum): MAX BEAM: BERTH LENGTH: DEPTH ALONSIDE: LOADING FACILITIES: Lat 21°10' S. Nelson Point .2. West Coast of Australia. 1700km north of Perth BHPB 0.59m 340M 19M 24.27. Long 118°33' E.PORT INFORMATION PORT DETAILS Port Hedland is a large volume.

1700km north of Perth BHPB 1. West Coast of Australia. Finucane Island Terminals 2 BRIEF PORT DESCRIPTION: TERMINAL: NUMBER OF BERTHS: PORT INFORMATION POSITION: LOCATION: SHIPPER(S): TIDE RANGE: MAX. Long 118°34' E.5M 14 .000 TPH (Average) 278M 27. with shipper BHP Billiton providing four bulk berths for Iron Ore exports.PORT INFORMATION PORT DETAILS Port Hedland is a large volume. Iron Ore is overwhelmingly the main cargo handled at the port.4m 325M .4m .5M N/A 55M / 56M 403M / 430M 19M NUMBER OF SHIPLOADERS: 2 LOAD RATE: TRAVEL: OUTREACH: 6. bulk mineral export port located on Australia’s north west coast in the resource rich Pilbara region.3.PORT HEDLAND . accommodating large bulk ships.340M 19. SHIP DIMENSIONS LOA: DRAFT: AIR DRAFT (at Datum): MAX BEAM: BERTH LENGTH: DEPTH ALONSIDE: LOADING FACILITIES: Lat 20°19' S.

3. 1700km north of Perth FMG 1. LONG 118°34' E.500 TPH (Average) 175 M 32.7 M NUMBER OF SHIPLOADERS: 2 LOAD RATE: TRAVEL: OUTREACH: 6. SHIP DIMENSIONS LOA: DRAFT: AIR DRAFT (at Datum): MAX BEAM: BERTH LENGTH: DEPTH ALONSIDE: LOADING FACILITIES: LAT 20°19' S.3 M 15 . Anderson Point Terminal 2 BRIEF PORT DESCRIPTION: TERMINAL: NUMBER OF BERTHS: PORT INFORMATION POSITION: LOCATION: SHIPPER(S): TIDE RANGE: MAX.4m . Fortescue Metals Group also has a facility for exporting iron ore at this port. bulk mineral export port located on Australia’s north west coast in the resource rich Pilbara region. with shipper BHP Billiton providing four bulk berths for Iron Ore exports.PORT HEDLAND . Iron Ore is overwhelmingly the main cargo handled at the port. accommodating large bulk ships.7 M 26.PORT INOFRMATION PORT DETAILS Port Hedland is a large volume. West Coast of Australia.8 M 60 M 756 M (Both Berths) 19.4m On Application 18.

5 M 245 M 15.000 TPH Radial 24.82 M 16 .2.75 M NUMBER OF SHIPLOADERS: Two (only one active at a time) LOAD RATE: TRAVEL: OUTREACH: 3.6 M . This port is in a remote part of the Australian Island of Tasmania and its sole function is the export of palletised iron ore.25 M N/A 16. Port Latta Iron Ore Jetty One BRIEF PORT DESCRIPTION: TERMINAL: NUMBER OF BERTHS: PORT INFORMATION POSITION: LOCATION: SHIPPER(S): TIDE RANGE: MAX.PORT INFORMATION PORT DETAILS Tasmania's Port Latta is an ore jetty located over 1.8km from the shore.PORT LATTA . SHIP DIMENSIONS LOA: DRAFT: AIR DRAFT (at Datum): DEPTH ALONSIDE: LOADING FACILITIES: LAT: 40° 50’ S. LONG: 145° 23’ E Located 5 nuatical miles ESE of Stanley in North West Tasmania BHPB 0.

1 M / 19.PORT WALCOTT .Berth 1 & 2 2 BRIEF PORT DESCRIPTION: TERMINAL: NUMBER OF BERTHS: PORT INFORMATION POSITION: LOCATION: SHIPPER(S): TIDE RANGE: MAX.4 M NUMBER OF SHIPLOADERS: Two (Slewing Conveyor Type) LOAD RATE: TRAVEL: OUTREACH: 8000 TPH 312 M / 243 M 30.6 M 20 M 400 M + 19. which is used to ship iron ore.4M N/a 15.5 M / 27. Pilbara Iron) 1. Rio Tinto is the local shipper and the port facilities are operated by their subsidiary Pilbara iron.1400km NE of Perth Rio Tinto (Hamersley Iron.PORT INFORMATION PORT DETAILS Port Walcott hosts one of Australia’s longest.3. Port Walcott . deepest and highest wharves. Longitude 116 ° 43’ E West Coast of Australia . SHIP DIMENSIONS LOA: DRAFT: AIR DRAFT (at Datum): BERTH LENGTH: DEPTH ALONSIDE: LOADING FACILITIES: LAT 20° 39’ S.4M .3 M 17 .

Nair@wilhelmsen.com 18 .INDIA IRON ORE PORTS Calcutta Paradip Kakinada Goa (Murmango) New Manglaore Chenai (Enore) Arun Nair Phone: +91 22 226 401 47 Email: Arun.

SHIP DIMENSIONS LOA: DRAFT: AIR DRAFT (at Datum): BERTH LENGTH: DEPTH ALONSIDE: LOADING FACILITIES: NUMBER OF SHIPLOADERS: Two LOAD RATE: 1500 TPH 240 M 15 M 15 M 194 M 16 M LAT: 22° 32’ N. LONG: 88° 18’ E North East India. near the Bangladesh border Various 0. Berth #: 3 One 19 .CALCUTTA (HALDIA) .PORT INOFRMATION PORT DETAILS BRIEF PORT DESCRIPTION: TERMINAL: NUMBER OF BERTHS: PORT INFORMATION POSITION: LOCATION: SHIPPER(S): TIDE RANGE: MAX.3 M The large Indian city of Calcutta in India is home of the Haldia dock complex where a variety of bulk cargoes including iron ore are handled.5 M .

1. LONG: 80° 18’ E South East India Multiple 0.5 M 274 M 16. Iron Ore Berth One BRIEF PORT DESCRIPTION: TERMINAL: NUMBER OF BERTHS: PORT INFORMATION POSITION: LOCATION: SHIPPER(S): TIDE RANGE: MAX.00 TPD Fixed 20 .2 M NUMBER OF SHIPLOADERS: One LOAD RATE: TRAVEL: 25.CHENAI . SHIP DIMENSIONS LOA: DRAFT: AIR DRAFT (at Datum): BERTH LENGTH: DEPTH ALONSIDE: LOADING FACILITIES: LAT: 13° 06’ N.7 M 16 M 290 M 17.PORT INOFRMATION PORT DETAILS Chennai on India’s East coast is the country’s deepest draft port where Iron Ore is loaded.5M . making it an attractive destination for large capesize vessels loading this cargo from India.

Ennore Port was originally conceived as a satellite port to the Chennai Port. It is the 12th Major Port in India and the first Corporatised Major Port in India.000 TPD 21 . NH 5 & NH 45 .CHENAI (ENNORE) . . India.PORT INOFRMATION PORT DETAILS Ennore is situated on the coromandal coast about 24km north of Chennai Port along the coast line.1.5 M N/A N/A 15 M NUMBER OF SHIPLOADERS: Barge Loading LOAD RATE: 8. BG main connectivty to Chennai Airport. Excellent Road Connectivity to NH4 . in the State of Tamil Nadu.2 M 280 M 13. LONG: 80° 20’ E Near Chennai Port Various 1 M .The first Corporatised Port in the Country Inner Basin One BRIEF PORT DESCRIPTION: TERMINAL: NUMBER OF BERTHS: PORT INFORMATION POSITION: LOCATION: SHIPPER(S): TIDE RANGE: MAX. SHIP DIMENSIONS LOA: DRAFT: AIR DRAFT (at Datum): BERTH LENGTH: DEPTH ALONSIDE: LOADING FACILITIES: LAT: 13° 15’ N.linked to Chennai Kolkata.

2.PORT INOFRMATION PORT DETAILS The port of Marmugao located near Goa in India is the nation’s premier iron ore export port.GOA (MURMUGAO) .5 M 22 . The port has well established facilities and a wide range of services are available.3 M 335 M 13 M 19. 9 One BRIEF PORT DESCRIPTION: TERMINAL: NUMBER OF BERTHS: PORT INFORMATION POSITION: LOCATION: SHIPPER(S): TIDE RANGE: MAX.7 M NUMBER OF SHIPLOADERS: Two LOAD RATE: TRAVEL: OUTREACH: 4. SHIP DIMENSIONS LOA: DRAFT: AIR DRAFT (at Datum): BERTH LENGTH: DEPTH ALONSIDE: LOADING FACILITIES: LAT: 15° 24’ N.5 M 335 M 13. LONG: 73° 48’ E Central West coast of India Multiple 1 M . Berth No.000 TPH Yes 21.

MV Orissa is an offshore transhipment facility. The port has well established facilities and a wide range of services are available.PORT INOFRMATION PORT DETAILS The port of Marmugao located near Goa in India is the nation’s premier iron ore export port. MV Orissa One BRIEF PORT DESCRIPTION: TERMINAL: NUMBER OF BERTHS: PORT INFORMATION POSITION: LOCATION: SHIPPER(S): TIDE RANGE: MAX.000 TPD Fixed 23 .2. LONG: 73° 48’ E Central West coast of India Multiple 1 M .3 M 335 M 13 M N/A 335 M 18M NUMBER OF SHIPLOADERS: Two LOAD RATE: TRAVEL: 25.GOA (MV ORISSA) . SHIP DIMENSIONS LOA: DRAFT: AIR DRAFT (at Datum): BERTH LENGTH: DEPTH ALONSIDE: LOADING FACILITIES: LAT: 15° 24’ N.

5 M NUMBER OF SHIPLOADERS: 1 LOAD RATE: TRAVEL: OUTREACH: 20000 Tons Per Day. Kakinada Deep Water Port is located on East Coast of India. Various 0.5 M 190 M 11 M N/A 32.4 M 210 M 10. Yes . Its in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. Kakinada Deep Water Port 2 BRIEF PORT DESCRIPTION: TERMINAL: NUMBER OF BERTHS: PORT INFORMATION POSITION: LOCATION: SHIPPER(S): TIDE RANGE: MAX.Middle Berth to South Berth 30 M 24 . LON: 82' 48" E. making this port a natural harbour. The port hosts a deep-water iron ore loading facilty. The presence of a small island 'Hope Island' provides shelter for vessels moored here.KAKINADA PORT INOFRMATION PORT DETAILS Kakinada is a rapidly developing port city due to its 'Special Economic Zone' Status. SHIP DIMENSIONS LOA: DRAFT: AIR DRAFT (at Datum): MAX BEAM: BERTH LENGTH: DEPTH ALONSIDE: LOADING FACILITIES: LAT: 17' 16" N.

Berth #: 6 & 7 Two BRIEF PORT DESCRIPTION: TERMINAL: NUMBER OF BERTHS: PORT INFORMATION POSITION: LOCATION: SHIPPER(S): TIDE RANGE: MAX. Nestled between the Netravathi & Gurpur rivers lays the Quaint town of Mangalore.1.5 M N/A 198 M 10 M NUMBER OF SHIPLOADERS: By Ship's Gear LOAD RATE: 1500 Tons Per Shift 25 . Railway links spread into Maharastra. Miles north of Cochin Port Various 1 M .NEW MANGALORE PORT INFORMATION PORT DETAILS Abutting the Arabian sea.5 M 190 M 9. SHIP DIMENSIONS LOA: DRAFT: AIR DRAFT (at Datum): BERTH LENGTH: DEPTH ALONSIDE: LOADING FACILITIES: LAT: 12° 55’ N.) NH 17. NH 48 & NH 13.e. Miles south of Murmagoa & 191 N. Kerala. LONG: 74° 48’ E 170 N. Tamilnadu besides the hinterland. 3 highways connected to the Port (i.

3 highways connected to the Port (i. Miles north of Cochin Port Various 1 to 1.NEW MANGALORE PORT INFORMATION PORT DETAILS Abutting the Arabian sea. Miles south of Murmagoa & 191 N. SHIP DIMENSIONS LOA: DRAFT: AIR DRAFT (at Datum): MAX BEAM: BERTH LENGTH: DEPTH ALONSIDE: LOADING FACILITIES: LAT 12* 55' LONG 74* 48' 170 N.000 to 2.e. Tamilnadu besides the hinterland.) NH 17. NH 48 & NH 13. Nestled between the Netravathi & Gurpur rivers is the town of Mangalore. Kerala. Railway links spread into Maharastra.5 Mtrs 225 Mtrs 12.50 Mtrs No Restrictions No Restrictions 350 Mtrs 13. B # 14 2 BRIEF PORT DESCRIPTION: TERMINAL: NUMBER OF BERTHS: PORT INFORMATION POSITION: LOCATION: SHIPPER(S): TIDE RANGE: MAX.50 Mtrs with 1 mtr tide NUMBER OF SHIPLOADERS: By Mobile cranes (Capacity 75 Mts) LOAD RATE: 2.500 Mts per shift/per gang 26 .

LONG: 86° 41’ E North East India Multiple 1.2.3 M 300 M 14 M NUMBER OF SHIPLOADERS: One LOAD RATE: TRAVEL: OUTREACH: 1.5 M . Iron Ore Berth One BRIEF PORT DESCRIPTION: TERMINAL: NUMBER OF BERTHS: PORT INFORMATION POSITION: LOCATION: SHIPPER(S): TIDE RANGE: MAX. leading to its development as a bulk export centre.000 TPH Fixed 14 M 27 .PARADIP. This port’s natural features mean that is safe and sheltered all year round.9 M 260 M 13 M 14. SHIP DIMENSIONS LOA: DRAFT: AIR DRAFT (at Datum): BERTH LENGTH: DEPTH ALONSIDE: LOADING FACILITIES: LAT: 20° 16’ N.PORT INOFRMATION PORT DETAILS Paradip has a good proximity to a range of natural resources.

SOUTH AFRICA IRON ORE PORTS Saldanha Bay Roy Davidson Phone: +27 35 797 995 0 Email: Roy.com 28 .Davison@Wilhelmsen.

bulk crude oil whereafter breakbulk terminals were subsequently added to the facilities in the port. Longitude 17 ° 58’ E Salinity = 1 025 South Africa .Ore Berth Saldanha / OBL .Port facilities consist of a 990 m long jetty with two iron ore berths and one crude oil berth joined to the north shore of the harbour by a 3100 m causeway. SHIP DIMENSIONS LOA: DRAFT: AIR DRAFT (at Datum): MAX BEAM: BERTH LENGTH: DEPTH ALONSIDE: LOADING FACILITIES: NUMBER OF SHIPLOADERS: Two (currently only utilizing 1 ship loader at a time) LOAD RATE: TRAVEL: OUTREACH: 5'000 mt .SALDANHA BAY .8'000 mt per hour Entire Length Of Berth OBS 38.25 m 20 m 58 m 630 m 23m below CD Latitude 33 ° 02’ S.8 Max / OBL 42. 60 nautical miles northwest of Cape Town Kumba Iron Ore 1.8 Max N/a 21.Ore Berth Langebaan) BRIEF PORT DESCRIPTION: TERMINAL: NUMBER OF BERTHS: PORT INFORMATION POSITION: LOCATION: SHIPPER(S): TIDE RANGE: MAX.Iron Ore 2 (OBS . Bulk Terminal .approx.PORT INFORMATION PORT DETAILS The port was originally constructed during the early 1970’s to facilitate the export of iron ore.5 m 29 .

SOUTH AMERICA IRON ORE PORTS Boca Grande Puerto Ordaz Ponta Da Maderia Ponta Ubu/ Tubaro Guaiba / Sepetiba Armando Sampaio Phone: +55 13 210 118 22 Email: Armando.com 30 .Sampaio@Wilhelmsen.

self loading transfer station. 0. This facility is a 227. FSTS Boca Grande One BRIEF PORT DESCRIPTION: TERMINAL: NUMBER OF BERTHS: PORT INFORMATION POSITION: LOCATION: SHIPPER(S): TIDE RANGE: MAX. LONG: 61 ° 34’ E Located in Venezuelan territorial waters. in serpent mouth between Trinidad and the delta of the Orinoco River.5M 279 M Not Limited 17 M 320 M 30. the FSTS (Floating Storage and Transfer Station) Boca Grande is the world’s largest self unloading.000 DWT floating terminal which is supplied by two 84. SHIP DIMENSIONS LOA: DRAFT: AIR DRAFT (at Datum): BERTH LENGTH: DEPTH ALONSIDE: LOADING FACILITIES: LAT: 09° 56’ S.PORT INFORMATION PORT DETAILS In operation since 1989.500 TPH Fixed 37 M 31 . Bulkguasare Ltd.FSTS BOCA GRANDE .000 DWT shuttle vessels.4 M NUMBER OF SHIPLOADERS: One LOAD RATE: TRAVEL: OUTREACH: 4.

located South of the port of Rio de Janeiro Mineracoes Brasileiras Reunidas 1 M .PORT INFORMATION PORT DETAILS Guaiba Island (Mangaratiba) hosts a terminal suitable for loading iron ore which is capable of accepting vessels including large capesize ships due to its unrestricted LOA and deep draft.000 MTPH 330 M / 270 M 31 M 32 . LONG: 44 ° 02’ E Sepetiba Bay.1.4 M 19 M 380 M / 300 M 22.GUAIBA ISLAND .5 M NUMBER OF SHIPLOADERS: Two LOAD RATE: TRAVEL: OUTREACH: 5. North & South Pier 2 BRIEF PORT DESCRIPTION: TERMINAL: NUMBER OF BERTHS: PORT INFORMATION POSITION: LOCATION: SHIPPER(S): TIDE RANGE: MAX.6 M N/A 20. SHIP DIMENSIONS LOA: DRAFT: AIR DRAFT (at Datum): BERTH LENGTH: DEPTH ALONSIDE: LOADING FACILITIES: LAT: 23° 00’ S.

000 TPH / 8.000 TPH 600 M 46.5 M 33 . often bound for Rotterdam. Vale do Rio Doce 5.PONTA DA MADEIRA . SHIP DIMENSIONS LOA: DRAFT: AIR DRAFT (at Datum): BERTH LENGTH: DEPTH ALONSIDE: LOADING FACILITIES: LAT: 22° 34’ S. which is able to accommodate vessels of an equally deep draft.PORT INFORMATION PORT DETAILS Ponta da Madeira is the home of one of the world’s deepest draft terminals.7 M 345 M / 280 M 25 M 22. The world’s largest bulk carriers regularly call at this port. Pier 1 & 2 Two BRIEF PORT DESCRIPTION: TERMINAL: NUMBER OF BERTHS: PORT INFORMATION POSITION: LOCATION: SHIPPER(S): TIDE RANGE: MAX.3 M / 31.4 M . LONG: 44 ° 23’ E Located about 8 km south from the city of São Luis at São Marcos Bay Cia.4 M / 18 M 685 M 25 M NUMBER OF SHIPLOADERS: Two LOAD RATE: TRAVEL: OUTREACH: 16.

5 M 385 M / 350 M 20 M / 16 M NUMBER OF SHIPLOADERS: Two LOAD RATE: TRAVEL: OUTREACH: 10.000 MTPH 314 M 28. Eastside & Westside Pier 2 BRIEF PORT DESCRIPTION: TERMINAL: NUMBER OF BERTHS: PORT INFORMATION POSITION: LOCATION: SHIPPER(S): TIDE RANGE: MAX. near port of Vitoria Samarco Mineracao 1 M .6 M 308 M / 240 M 17 M / 13 M 26 M / 13. Ponta Ubu’s advanced shiploaders enable very efficient loading operations. LONG: 43 ° 50’ E SE Brazil.PORT INFORMATION PORT DETAILS The iron ore loading terminal at Ponta Ubu is one of Brazil’s largest. SHIP DIMENSIONS LOA: DRAFT: AIR DRAFT (at Datum): BERTH LENGTH: DEPTH ALONSIDE: LOADING FACILITIES: LAT: 22° 56’ S.5 M 34 . The port is the export facility for Samarco’s iron ore mine and pellet production plant.1.PONTA UBU .

PUERTO ORDAZ . Ferrominera Del Orinoco One 35 . SHIP DIMENSIONS LOA: DRAFT: AIR DRAFT (at Datum): BERTH LENGTH: DEPTH ALONSIDE: LOADING FACILITIES: NUMBER OF SHIPLOADERS: One LOAD RATE: TRAVEL: OUTREACH: 4. The port facility in this city houses two large iron ore export terminals.2 M 17 M 585 M 10 M LAT: 08° 21’ S.000 TPH Fixed 19 M 294. steel and aluminium industry. LONG: 62 ° 43’ E Near the mouth of the Orinoco River in Venezuela Ferrominera Del Orinoco 1M Puerto Ordaz is the hub of a thriving local iron.5 M 11.PORT INFORMATION PORT DETAILS BRIEF PORT DESCRIPTION: TERMINAL: NUMBER OF BERTHS: PORT INFORMATION POSITION: LOCATION: SHIPPER(S): TIDE RANGE: MAX.

The port facility in this city houses two large iron ore export terminals. Palua One 36 .PUERTO ORDAZ . LONG: 62 ° 41’ E Near the mouth of the Orinoco River in Venezuela TFV 1M Puerto Ordaz is the hub of a thriving local iron.500 TPH Fixed 30 M 280 M 11. steel and aluminium industry. SHIP DIMENSIONS LOA: DRAFT: AIR DRAFT (at Datum): BERTH LENGTH: DEPTH ALONSIDE: LOADING FACILITIES: NUMBER OF SHIPLOADERS: One LOAD RATE: TRAVEL: OUTREACH: 4.PORT INFORMATION PORT DETAILS BRIEF PORT DESCRIPTION: TERMINAL: NUMBER OF BERTHS: PORT INFORMATION POSITION: LOCATION: SHIPPER(S): TIDE RANGE: MAX.2 M 17 M 585 M 10 M LAT: 08° 21’ S.

The area is home to a major port and industrial hinterland. LONG: 43 ° 50’ E Sepetiba Bay. Pier 401 Two BRIEF PORT DESCRIPTION: TERMINAL: NUMBER OF BERTHS: PORT INFORMATION POSITION: LOCATION: SHIPPER(S): TIDE RANGE: MAX.5 M 37 .1.PORT INFORMATION PORT DETAILS Sepetiba is located near the large Brazilian City of Rio De Janeiro.6 M N/A 17.SEPETIBA .3 m 17 M 400 M 19 M NUMBER OF SHIPLOADERS: Two LOAD RATE: TRAVEL: OUTREACH: 5. This port is being constantly upgraded and developed due to its excellent natural characteristics.000 MTPH 360 M 32. SHIP DIMENSIONS LOA: DRAFT: AIR DRAFT (at Datum): BERTH LENGTH: DEPTH ALONSIDE: LOADING FACILITIES: LAT: 22° 56’ S. located South of the port of Rio de Janeiro Ferteco Mineracao 1 M .

TUBARO .7 M 38 .5 M 430 M 20 M NUMBER OF SHIPLOADERS: Two (May Be Used for Double Loading) LOAD RATE: TRAVEL: OUTREACH: 7. Pier 1 (North & South) 2 BRIEF PORT DESCRIPTION: TERMINAL: NUMBER OF BERTHS: PORT INFORMATION POSITION: LOCATION: SHIPPER(S): TIDE RANGE: MAX.1.PORT INFORMATION PORT DETAILS Tubarao is a rapidly developing iron ore port. SHIP DIMENSIONS LOA: DRAFT: AIR DRAFT (at Datum): BERTH LENGTH: DEPTH ALONSIDE: LOADING FACILITIES: LAT: 22° 56’ S. within port of Vitoria limits.6 M 285 M / 320 M 17 16. Recent global demand for iron ore has led to significant ongoing investment in this facility. LONG: 43 ° 50’ E SE Brazil. CVRD (Vale) 1 M .000 TPH 314 M 23. which has been exporting iron ore to the world for over forty years.

within port of Vitoria limits. Pier 2 2 BRIEF PORT DESCRIPTION: TERMINAL: NUMBER OF BERTHS: PORT INFORMATION POSITION: LOCATION: SHIPPER(S): TIDE RANGE: MAX. CVRD (Vale) 1 M . Recent global demand for iron ore has led to significant ongoing investment in this facility.6 M 350 M 20 M 26 M 430 M 24 M NUMBER OF SHIPLOADERS: Two LOAD RATE: TRAVEL: OUTREACH: 16. SHIP DIMENSIONS LOA: DRAFT: AIR DRAFT (at Datum): BERTH LENGTH: DEPTH ALONSIDE: LOADING FACILITIES: LAT: 22° 56’ S.000 TPH 314 M 28.1.TUBARO .5 M 39 . which has been exporting iron ore to the world for over forty years.PORT INFORMATION PORT DETAILS Tubarao is a rapidly developing iron ore port. LONG: 43 ° 50’ E SE Brazil.

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