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Notice to Mariners

PERMISSIBLE DRAUGHTS AND DIMENSIONS AT PORT MUHAMMAD BIN QASIM

PQA Notice to Mariner No.85/2018

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 Mariner during the period from 16.09.2018 to 15-11- 2018:

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
00.00***
225.00
33.00
QICT - 1
12.00 **
up to 310.00
48.00
QICT - 1

12.00 **

More than 310 and upto 340

46.5

QICT - 2
13.00
upto 310.00
48.00
QICT - 2

13.00

more than 310 and upto 340.00

46.5

FAP G. F.

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

PIBT

13.00

230.00

33.00

PQEPC Terminal

12.00

210.00

33.00

 * 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.

** Vessels with 12.5 m draft at QICT-1 allowed by taking benefit of tide and with prior approval.

*** Vessels with more than 9.50 m draft at MW-3 & MW-4 will be allowed by taking benefit of tide and with prior approval.

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. Above noted draughts and dimensions are subject to change in case of abnormal siltation if any.
  3. Berthing at risk and cost of ship 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.84/2018, dated 11.05.2018 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. Rizwan S. K. Ghauri)

Deputy Conservator



S/No.NoticesDownloads
1.Notice to Mariners No.85/2018 (effective from 16-09-2018 to 15-11-2018) - Sep 14, 2018Download
2.PQA Notice to Mariner No.84/2018. As per PQA Notice to Mariner NO.83/2017 dated 26.12.2017 extended upto 15.09.2018 - May 15, 2018Download
3.PQA Notice to Mariner No.83/2017 (With Effective from 1st January, 2018 to 15th May, 2018) - Dec 26, 2017Download
4.PQA Notice to Mariner No.82/2017 extended upto 31-12-2017 - Nov 15, 2017Download
5.PQA Notice to Mariner No.82/2017 extended upto 15-11-2017 - Oct 11, 2017Download
6.PQA Notice to Mariner No.82/2017 (With Effective from 15-8-2017 to 30-9-2017) - Aug 15, 2017Download
7.PQA NOTICE TO MARINER NO 81 / 2017 - Jul 14, 2017Download
8.PQA Notice to Mariner No.80/2017 (With Effective from 15-5-2017 to 15-9-2017) - May 12, 2017Download
9.PQA Notice to Mariner - May 12, 2017Download
10.PQA Notice to Mariner No.79/2016 (With Effective from 1st November to 15th May,2017) - Nov 04, 2016Download
11.PQA Notice to Mariner No.78/2016 (Effective upto 15th November,2016) - Sep 27, 2016Download
12.PQA Notine to mariner No.77/2016, Effective upto 30-09-2016) - May 11, 2016Download
13.PQA Notine to mariner No.76/2015, Effective upto 15-05-2016) - Oct 15, 2015Download
14.PQA Notine to mariner No.75/2015, Effective upto 15-10-2015) - Sep 15, 2015Download
15.PQA Notine to mariner No.74/2015, Effective from 09-07-2015 to 15-09-2015) - Jul 14, 2015Download
16.PQA Notine to mariner No.73/2015, Effective from 16-05-2015 to 15-09-2015) - May 13, 2015Download
17.PQA Notice to Mariners No.72/2014 (Effective from 1st January, 2015 to 15th May, 2015) - Dec 29, 2014Download
18.PQA Notice to Mariners No.68/2014 (Effective upto 15th September, 2014) - May 13, 2014Download
19.Notice to Mariners No.66/2013 (effective from 09-09-2013 to 15-02-2014) - Nov 26, 2013Download
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