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Pre Arrival:  Overview | Location | Charts | Limits   ...
Arrival:  Approach | Pilots | Anchor
Communications:  Pratique | Pre-Arrival | VHF | VTS/Radar
Berthing Ops:  Tugs | Berths | Mooring
Cargo:  Breakbulk | Bulk | Containers | Cruise | Other   ...
Pollution:  Ballast | Pollution | Waste | Slops
Facilities:  Medical | Water | Fuel | Chandler | Stores   ...
Security:  Police etc | Emergency | Security | Regs
Local Info:  Holidays | Weather | Delays
Shore:  Consuls | Tel. | Airport | Connections | Banks
Misc:  Authority

Summary

Max. Size:  Breakbulk:  Displacement 80,000 tonnes, depth 13.2 m. Containers:  Displacement 80,000 tonnes, depth 13.2 m. Passengers:  LOA 350 m., depth 10.6 m. Bulk:  Displacement 80,000 tonnes, depth 12.8 m. Tankers:  Depth 11.2 m. Gas:  145,000 cu.m., LOA 300 m., beam 50.0 m., draft 11.5 m.
Fuel:  All grades.
Airport:  Darwin Int'l, 10 km.
Repairs/Drydocks:  Syncrolift 62.5 x 22.0 m., capacity 2,550 tons.
Medical:  Full hospital facilities available.

AUDRW

Also see Ichthys Onshore Terminal and General before first Australia port
OVERVIEW:  A naturally-sheltered port handling cargoes including dry and liquid bulk, containers, livestock and breakbulk. There are also facilities for fishing boats, leisure craft, military vessels, cruise ships and offshore support activities. The port is strategically positioned for trade with Asia and sometimes referred to as Australia's `Northern Gateway'.
LOCATION:  On the southern shore of Beagle Gulf on the Timor Sea, approx. 700 n.m. WSW of the Torres Strait.
CHARTS:  AUS Charts No. 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 309, 720, 721 and 722.
Publications:  BA Australia Pilot, Vol. 1, NP 13.
Marine Information Manual Australia.
A copy of the Port Handbook and (in season) the Port Cyclone Procedures are available on the Darwin Port Corporation (DPC) website www.darwinport.nt.gov.au/ .
PORT LIMITS:  Bounded by lines connecting the following positions:
  1. 12° 22.77′ S, 130° 36.96′ E (Charles Point)
  2. 12° 18.18′…