Port Services and Facilities

PORT OF ALBANY BERTH INFORMATION

Refer to the map below for the Port of Albany Berthing locations.

Albany Berth Location Map
BERTH 1: GENERAL PURPOSE
Construction Land Backed
Products General Purpose
Berth Length 209m
Berth Depth 10.2m
Deepest Permissible Draft 9.8m
BERTH 2: GENERAL PURPOSE
Construction Land Backed
Products General Purpose
Berth Length 172m
Berth Depth 10.2
Deepest Permissible Draft 9.8m
BERTH 3: GRAIN
Construction Land Backed
Products Grain
Berth Length 227m
Berth Depth 12.2m
Deepest Permissible Draft 11.7m
BERTH 6 (DOLPHIN): WOODCHIPS
Construction Dolphin
Products Woodchips
Berth Length 216m
Berth Depth 12.5m
Deepest Permissible Draft 11.7m

PORT FACILITIES

TOWAGE:

The port uses the services of SVITZER Australia Pty Limited for its operations and they presently provide two Z-Peller tugs "KOONA" and "KAROO" which have:
50 MT Bollard pull over the stern - 3600HP - 2685 kW
50 MT Bollard pull over the stern - 3600Hp - 2685kW

CRANES:
One 12 ton mobile crane available on wharf.
Plus two forklifts 2.5 Ton and 4.0 Ton capacity.

WATER:
Fresh water is available at all berths, 60 tonnes per hour.

BULK CARGO:
Grain loaded on No. 3 Berth by Co-operative Bulk Handling Ltd by any two out of three ship loaders with a total capacity of 1600 tonnes per hour. Loading air draft 14 meters at HW. Silica sand loaded on No3 berth by AustSand using Loader No2 at Approximately 400 Tonnes per hour. Loading air draft 14 meters at HW. Maximum draft 11.5 meters. (approval required for up to 11.7m)

Woodchips loaded on No 6 Berth by one fixed woodchip loader with a loading capacity of 900 tonnes per hour. Air draft 17 meters at HW.

TANKERS:
Facilities for handling bulk petroleum products at No. 2 Berth using pipelines. Main operators of petroleum imports are Caltex.

BUNKERS:
Marine diesel by pipeline is available at No.2 Berth at the rate of approximately 100 tonnes per hour. Small quantities may be delivered by road tanker.

SHIP REPAIRS:
Slipway for maximum 40 MT vessels at Emu Point slipway services.
Small repairs only are dealt with by local engineering workshops.
Hold cleaning is done by contractors.
Contact local or ship's agent for further details.

MEDICAL FACILITY:
Hospital available (08) 9892 2222. Contact local or ships agent for all medical requirements.

AIRPORT:
The airport is located approximately 11 km from the port.
The only commercial flights between Albany and Perth are operated by Rex Airlines.
There are a few charter companies available using light aircraft.
Contact local or ship's agent for all travel requirements.

SHIPPING AGENTS

BASED IN ALBANY:
Halls Shipping : telephone (08) 9841 1755, mobile 0429 831 835,
fax (08) 9841 7690

BASED IN FREMANTLE:
Wilhelmsen Ships Service : telephone (08) 9336 0900, fax (08) 9336 0999
Monson Agencies : telephone (08) 9335 0000, fax (08) 9335 0055
Quay Marine Agencies Pty Ltd : telephone (08) 6499 0561
Sea Corporation Pty Ltd : telephone (08) 9430 7100, fax (08) 9430 7199
SMS Shipping & Chartering : telephone (08) 9430 7666, fax (08) 9335 2311
Sturrock Grindrod Maritime : telephone 61(0) 423 609 366, email: Fremantle@sturrockgrindrod.com
GAC - Gulf Agency Company (Australia) Pty Ltd : telephone (08) 9336 4906, fax (08) 9433 3459

STEVEDORING COMPANIES:

Australian Bulk Stevedoring (CBH) mobile 0419 163 649

EMERGENCIES:

Ambulance 000
Police 000
Fire 000
Oil Spill :0488 929 095(Duty Pilot Mobile)