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Notice to Mariners

PERMISSIBLE DRAUGHTS AND DIMENSIONS AT PORT MUHAMMAD BIN QASIM

PQA Notice to Mariner No.79/2016

1.    Information about permissible draughts and dimensions.

2.    Maximum permissible Draughts and Dimensions for ships calling at Port Muhammed Bin Qasim as per PQA Notice to Mariners No. 79/2016  during the from 1st November, 2016 to 15th May, 2017:

Berth/Terminal
Permissible Draught (M)
LOA (M)
Beam (M) extreme
LCT
10.00
210.00
33.00
MW Berth No.1
10.00
225.00
33.00
MW Berth No.2
10.50
225.00
33.00
MW Berth No.3 
10.00
225.00
33.00
MW Berth No.4
10.50
225.00
33.00
QICT - 1
12.00
up to 310.00
46.50
QICT - 1

12.00

More than 310 and upto 330

45.00

QICT - 2
13.00
upto 310.00
46.50
QICT - 2

13.00

more than 310 and upto 330.00

45.00

FAP G.T.

13.00

Max. DWT 75000 tons

250.00

43.50

EVTL -13
11.00
225.00
40.00
IOCB

12.00  

Max. DWT 75000 tons 

230.00
40.00
FOTCO 

13.00

Max. DWT  75000 tons

245.00
41.50
SSGC / LPG
10.00
163.00
33.00
LNG - 1

12.00 *

295.00

43.40

 * FBMS studies recommends LNGC calling to Port Qasim to have a draft of 10.8 m to 12.0 m depending upon the environmental conditions.

General Notes

  1. The above draughts and dimensions are subject to availability of sufficient height of tide favourable wind and weather conditions at the time of passage for berthing / sailing of vessels.
  2. The Above notified draughts and dimensions are subject to change in case of abnormal siltation if any.
  3. Berthing at risk and cost of owners / agents.
  4. Ships are to commence discharging immediately after berthing.
  5. Ships on arrival at outer anchorage are requested to intimate correct draughts / dimensions.
  6. Vessels violating notices to Mariners will not be accepted.
  7. PQA Notice to Mariner No.78/2016, extended dated 23-09-2016 stands cancelled.
  8. Deeper draught vessels will be handled by taking benefit of the tide.
  9. Any case of misdeclaration / concealment of draughts / dimensions by the Master , Owner, Agent etc. will be construed as violation to the above notice to mariner and liable for imposition of penalty as per port rules.
  10. Draughts & dimensions for marginal wharves and other terminals will revised. If necessary dredging is carried out during the period.
  11. Container Vessel of L.O.A more than 280 meters should be with operational BOW thruster or prior permission for berthing / unberthing from PQA will be required.

(Capt. Nouman Hassan)

Deputy Conservator



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1.PQA Notice to Mariner No.79/2016 (With Effective from 1st November to 15th May,2017) - Nov 04, 2016Download
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10.Notice to Mariners No.66/2013 (effective from 09-09-2013 to 15-02-2014) - Nov 26, 2013Download
11.Notice to Mariners No.64/2013 (effective from 01-11-2012 to 15-09-2013) - May 10, 2013Download
12.Notice to Mariners No.63/2012 (effective from 01-11-2012 to 15-05-2013) Uploaded date - Nov 15, 2012Download
13.Notice to Mariners No.62/2011 (effective from 25-07-2012 to 31-10-2012) Uploaded date - Jul 25, 2012Download
14.Notice to Mariners No.62/2011 (effective from 16-05-2012 to 31-10-2012) Uploaded Date - May 25, 2012Download
15.Notice to Mariners No.61/2011 Amended (effective from 08-02-2012 to 15-05-2012) Uploaded Date - Feb 08, 2012Download
16.Notice to Mariners No.61/2011 (effective from 16-11-2011 to 15-05-2012) Uploaded Date - Nov 01, 2011Download
17.Notice to Mariners No.60/2011 EXTENDED upto 31st December 2011 - Sep 30, 2011Download
18.Notice to Mariners No.60/2011, from 16-5-2011 to 30-9-2011 - May 02, 2011Download
19.PQA notice to mariners, amended No.59/2010. - Jan 13, 2011Download
20.PQA Notice to Mariner No.59/2010 - Oct 25, 2010Download