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Pre Arrival:  Overview | Location | Charts | Docs | ISPS   ...
Arrival:  Arrival | Approach | Pilots | Anchor
Communications:  Pratique | Pre-Arrival | VHF
Berthing Ops:  Tugs | Berths | Mooring
Cargo:  Breakbulk | Bulk | Containers | Tankers | Gas   ...
Pollution:  Pollution | Waste | Slops
Facilities:  Medical | Water | Fuel | Chandler | Drydock   ...
Security:  Police etc | Fire | Security
Local Info:  Holidays | Weather | Delays
Report:  Report

Summary

Max. Size:  Breakbulk:  LOA 288 m., draft 10.0 m., depth 10.0 m. (tidal). Containers:  Draft 16.0 m. Ro-Ro:  LOA 183 m., draft 8.2 m. Bulk:  LOA 220 m., draft 8.2 m., depth 8.8 m. (tidal). Tankers:  LOA 244 m., draft 9.7 m., depth 10.0 m. (tidal). Gas:  LOA 244 m., draft 9.7 m., depth 10.0 m. (tidal).
Fuel:  Fuel oil, diesel oil and lube oil by road tanker.
Airport:  Accra Int'l, 29 km.
Repairs/Drydocks:  277 x 45.4 x 8.2 m. (sill), capacity 100,000 d.w.t.
Medical:  Facilities available.

GHTEM

OVERVIEW:  City in the Greater Accra region of Ghana. It is the largest port in Ghana, handles dry and liquid bulk, containers, reefer, Ro-Ro, LPG and breakbulk cargo.
Port consists of the Tema older port area to the north contained within a breakwater, and to the SW the Tema New Port expansion project, consisting of breakwater length 3,550 m. with entrance at the northern end.
New basin dredged to depth 18.0 m.(CD) handling draft 16.0 m. (CD). When complete the new port area will have 20 berths. Currently contains MPS Terminal 3 container terminal.
LOCATION:  On the Gulf of Guinea, 14 n.m. ENE of Accra.
CHARTS:  BA Charts No. 595, 1380, 1384 and 3432.
Publications:  BA Africa Pilot, Vol. 1, NP 1.
DOCUMENTS: 
Port Health: 
1 Crew List
1 Maritime Declaration of Health
1 Narcotics List
1 Passenger List
1 Ports of Call List
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