Port Services and Facilities

PORT OF BUNBURY BERTH INFORMATION

Refer to the map below for the Port of Bunbury Berthing Locations

Bunbury Port Layout Map

OUTER HARBOUR

BERTH 1: GENERAL PURPOSE, CRUISE SHIPS
Location Outer Harbour
Construction Landbacked Berth
Fendering Horizontal rubber 3m above chart datum
Products General Purpose
Berth Length 184m
Berth Depth 8.5m
Deepest Permissible Draft 8.5m plus an allowance for tide
Height of Wharf Decking 3.66m above datum
Security Fencing with sliding gate operated by Security Swipe Cards
Facilities
  • Water
    • Potable Water: 3 supply points - supply rate 20 kLitres/hour
    • Non-potable Water: 2 supply points
  • Power Supply Points
    • 100 amp - 3 phase
    • 20 amp - 3 phase
    • 10 amp - single phase
General Information
  • Vessels usually berthed starboard side alongside
  • Vessels up to 270 meters L.O.A have been safely accommodated at this berth
  • This berth is only available in exceptional circumstances. Please contact the Operations and Maintenece Manager for more information
Port of Bunbury - Berth 1
Port of Bunbury - Berth 1 and 2

 

BERTH 2: TUGBOATS AND METHANOL
Location Outer Harbour
Construction Landbacked Berth
Fendering Vertical timber-faced to within 1m of chart datum
Products General Purpose
Berth Length 184m
Deepest Permissible Draft 7.5m
Height of Wharf Decking 3.66m above datum
Security Fencing with sliding gate operated by Security Swipe Cards
General Information
  • Vessels usually berthed starboard side alongside
  • General purpose berth, equipped for discharging Methanol from tankers
  • Dyno Industries have 6 storage tanks at rear of berth (max.capacity 7,000t)
  • Connection to discharge pipeline (150mm dia. coupling)
Port of Bunbury - Berth 2
Port of Bunbury - Berth 1 and 2

 


INNER HARBOUR

BERTH 3 (DOLPHIN): WOODCHIPS AND GRAIN
Location Inner Harbour
Construction Dolphin Berth
Fendering Metal-faced Rubber - water lubricated to within 1.5m of chart datum
Maximum Vessel Beam 36.5m
Maximim Vessel Length 210m
Berth Length 381m
Depth Alongside 12.2m
Deepest Permissible Draft 11.6m
Height of Wharf Decking 3.66m above datum
Security Fencing with sliding gate operated by Security Swipe Cards
W.A.Chip Pulp have inner gate limited access to their adjacent facilities
Facilities

Water: Potable water - supply rate 25 kLitres/hour

General Information
  • Vessels usually berthed port side to.
  • Woodchip vessels berth with the conveyor outboard from the loader
  • Vessels should prepare long backsprings on the main deck for warping the vessel during loading operations. 
  • Shore gangway is provided and is integrated into the shiploader
Woodchips Shiploader
  • Primarily a specialised woodchips and grain loading berth equipped with a fixed loader linked to adjacent storage
  • Loading rated at 1,000 tonnes per hour
  • Air draught 21m (loader in stowed position)
  • Maximum clearance - bottom of chute - 17m above chart datum
BERTH 4 (DOLPHIN): ALCOA - ALUMINA, CAUSTIC SODA
Location Inner Harbour - North
Construction Dolphin (4) Berth
Fendering 'Seibu' H1400 rubber on laminated metal faces.
Maximum Vessel Beam 36.5m
Maximim Overall  229m
Berth Length 123m
Deepest Alongside 12.7m
Deepest Permissible Draft 11.6m + tide (by arrangement)
Height of Dolphin Decking 4m above datum
Security Enclosed Storage: Wharf area controlled by Alcoa
General Information
  • Vessels loading Alumina usually berth starboard to, and caustic tankers port side to
  • Specialised bulk Alumina loading and bulk caustic soda discharging berth, utilised by Alcoa mining company
  • Due to the berth design a shore gangway is provided
  • Due to berth design, gearless bulk barriers cannot use aft store cranes without shifting ship a substantial amount along the berth
  • Caustic soda is discharged through "Chiksan" connections to adjacent storage tanks. Connection is by 12" bore 19" outside diameter flange. Tank storage: 1 x 34,000t
Alumina Shiploader
  • Cantilever Traversing Soros Shiploader type
  • Rated at 2,000 tonnes per hour
  • Maximum Air Draft 19m above chart datum from underside of chute
  • Adjacent linked Storage Bins - 3 x 49,500 t capacity
Port of Bunbury - Berth 4
Port of Bunbury - Berth 4

 

BERTH 5: GENERAL PURPOSE
Location Inner Harbour
Construction Landbacked Berth
Fendering Horizontal rubber (full length of berth)
Vertical rubber (65m at western end)
Height of horizontal Fendering 2.5m above datum
Height of Vertical Fendering 1.5m above datum
Berth Length 240m
Depth Alongside 12.2m
Deepest Permissible Draft 11.6m + an allowance for tide
Height of Wharf Decking 3.66m above datum
Axle Loadings Wharf deck: 4400 kg / m²
Rear wharf: 5000 kg / m²
Road vehicles: 96 wheel low loader gross not exceeding 350,000 kg
Security Fencing with sliding gate operated by Security Swipe Cards
Facilities
  • Water: Potable water - 2 supply points - supply rate 25 kLitres/hour
  • Power - Supply points
    • 150 amp - 3 phase
    • 55 amp - 3 phase
    • 20 amp - 3 phase
    • 10 amp - single phase
General Information
  • Depending on weather and draft, vessels may berth port or starboard to.
  • General purpose berth.
  • Large shore side open storage areas available.
  • Contact licensed stevedores for available gear
Port of Bunbury - Berth 5
Port of Bunbury - Berth 5

 

BERTH 6 (DOLPHIN): WORSLEY ALUMINA - ALUMINA, CAUSTIC SODA
Location Inner Harbour - North
Construction Dolphin (4) berth
Fendering 'Seibu' H1400 rubber on laminated metal faces.
Maximum Vessel Beam 36.5m
Maximim Overall  229m
Minimum Vessel Length 112m
Minimum Vessel Deadweight 8,500t - Caustic tanker
Berth Length 123m - Vessels over 220 meters can berth
Depth Alongside 12.7m
Deepest Permissible Draft 11.6m + tide - by arrangement
Height of Dolphin Decking 4m above datum
Security Enclosed Storage: Wharf area controlled by Worsley Alumina Pty Ltd.
General Information
  • Vessels loading Alumina usually berth starboard to, and caustic tankers port side to
  • Specialised bulk Alumina loading. Bulk caustic soda discharging berth.
  • Due to the berth design a shore gangway is provided.
  • Due to berth design, gearless bulk barriers cannot use aft store cranes without shifting ship a substantial amount along the berth
  • Caustic soda is discharged through "Chiksan" connections to adjacent storage tanks. Rated at 3,000tph discharge. Connection is by 12" bore 19" outside diameter flange.
    Tank storage: 2 x 34,000t
Alumina Shiploader
  • Krupper slew and shuttle type
  • Rated at 3,000 tonnes per hour
  • 2.0m belt width, 2.5 m/s velocity
  • Maximum Air Draft 19m above chart datum from underside of chute
  • Adjacent linked Storage Bins - Three x 45,000 t capacity
  • The ship-loader features a cascade chute and an enclosed conveyor which includes a built-in dust collection system. This will substantially reduce the potential for dust to escape when ships are being loaded.
  • Comprehensive noise surveys and modelling were undertaken as part of the approval process. Noise levels during ship loading will vary depending on prevailing weather conditions. However, it is estimated that the noise level will be no more than 31 dB (A) about 1 km from the ship loader. This level is well within the Department of Environments Assigned Night Level limit of 38 dB (A).
 
Port of Bunbury - Berth 6
Port of Bunbury - Berth 6, with shiploader

 

BERTH 8: BULK MATERIALS
Location Inner Harbour - South
Construction Landbacked berth
Fendering Vertical rubber
Height of Fendering 0.7m above datum
Maximum Vessel Beam 36.5m
Maximim Vessel Length  229m
Berth Length 250m
Depth Alongside 12.7m
Deepest Permissible Draft 11.6m
Height of Wharf Decking 3.66m above datum
Axle Loadings - Wharf Deck 4500 kg / m² 96 wheel low loader gross not exceeding 350,000 kg
Live Loads 45 Kpa stacked load
35 tonne container forklift truck
Security Fencing with sliding gate operated by Security Swipe Cards
Facilities
  • Water
    • Potable water: 4 supply points - supply rate 25 kLitres/hour
    • Non-potable water: 2 supply points.
  • Power - Supply Points
    • 150 amp - 3 phase
    • 55 amp - 3 phase
    • 20 amp - 3 phase
    • 15 amp - single phase
General Information Vessels may berth port or starboard to
Bulk Materials Shiploader
  • The shiploader is connected to bulk storage in adjacent sheds and also to a road hopper (bottom tip discharge).
  • A 'Cleveland' Cascading Chute is fitted for dust control.
  • Loading rate - From storage sheds up to 2,000 tonnes per hour
  • Loading rate - direct by Road Hopper up to 1,500 tonnes per hour
  • Loading rate - Total 2,000 tonnes per hour
  • Air draft - boom at horizontal to water line approx. 14 meters
  • Loader outreach (from berth edge) approx. 21 meters
  • Loader travel on berth 170 meters
 
Port of Bunbury - Berth 8
Port of Bunbury - Berth 8