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Arrival:  Approaches | Pilotage | Anchorages
Communications:  Pratique | VHF | VTS/Radar
Berthing Ops:  Tugs | Berths | Mooring
Cargo:  Breakbulk | Bulk | Containers | Cruise | Other   ...
Pollution:  Ballast | Pollution | Waste | Slops
Facilities:  Medical | Water | Fuel | Chandlery | Services   ...
Security:  Police etc | Security
Local Info:  Time | Holidays | Weather | Congestion
Misc:  Authority
Report:  Report


Max. Size:  Breakbulk:  65,000 d.w.t., LOA 240 m., draft 12.19 m. Containers:  Draft 15.00 m. Passengers:  Draft 4.57 m. Ro-Ro:  LOA 230 m., draft 9.45 m. Bulk:  100,000 d.w.t., LOA 250 m., draft 14.50 m. Tankers:  85,000 d.w.t., LOA 260 m., draft 12.80 m. Gas:  65,000 d.w.t., LOA 225 m., draft 12.19 m.
Fuel:  Available.
Airport:  Rio Grande Domestic, 6 km. Porto Alegre Int'l, 320 km.
Medical:  Facilities available.
Rio Grande
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OVERVIEW:  A naturally sheltered port comprising three main areas; Porto Velho handling local traffic including fishing and passenger craft, Porto Novo handling grain and other dry cargo, and Super Porto comprising several private terminals handling dry and liquid bulk and containers
LOCATION:  In the south of the country at the entrance to Lagoa dos Patos, 500 km. NE of Montevideo.
CHARTS:  BA Charts No. 581, 2002 and 2012.
Brazilian Charts No. 2100, 2101, 2110, 2112 and 2140.
Publications:  BA South America Pilot Vol. 1, NP 5.
DOCUMENTS:  Port Health Authority, Customs and police board at the anchorage, sometimes they visit at the pier after being requested by the Agent. If free pratique is not granted, the ship waits in the anchorage area and should display the international Quarantine flag No shore leave or cargo operations permitted until clearance is given.
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