TARTOUS PORT " SYRIA "
Location: The port lies approx 35km N of the Lebanese border .
Latitude : 34 54.0 N
Longitude : 035 52.0 E
TIME ZONE : GMT + 2
The port offers a sheltered harbor, protected by two long breakwaters. The main breakwater is 2,650m in length, the northern breakwater is 1,650m. The port covers an area of 3,000,000m2 with the basin area occupying 1,200,000m2.
Load Line zone: Summer.
Time: GMT +2 (GMT +3 from April to September).
International dialling code: +963. Tartous code 43 .
Territorial waters: Limit of 35nm claimed for territorial waters.
Capital city: Damascus.
Currency: The unit of currency in Syria is the Syrian Pound (Sú) which consists of 100 piastres.
Capital airport's): Damascus (DAM) is 30km SE of the city.
National airline: Syrian Arab Airlines.
Fixed Public Holidays:
New Year's Day Jan 1, Unity Day Feb 22 , Revolution Day Mar 8 , Arab League Day Mar 22 , National Independence Day Apr 17 , Labour Day May 1 , Martyrs' Day May 6 , Christmas Day Dec 25 , Moveable Public Holidays: , Islamic New Year , Jan/Feb/Mar , Prophet's Birthday May/Jun , Start of Ramadan (not a holiday) Sep/Oct/Nov , Eid Al Fitr Oct/Nov/Dec , Eid Al Adha Dec/Jan/Feb
GENERAL MARINE INFORMATION
Initial communications: Vessels which are proceeding to Syrian ports should pass the following information through a Syrian coast radio station when 50nm off the coast:
1.Name of vessel and any former names (if any)
2.Nationality of vessel
3.Type of vessel
4.Position at and time of making the report
5.Port of call
Vessels calling Syrian ports should also contact the pilot station at the port when entering Syrian waters stating:
1.Name of vessel
3.Nature of cargo
4.ETA at pilot boarding ground.
PRE ARRIVAL INFORMATION
ETA's: Notify ETA 72 and 24 hours prior to arrival.by agent .
Communications: VHF: Ch 11, 12, 13, 14, 16. The pilot station can be contacted 24 H/day
Sea buoys, fairways and channels: Syrian regulations require ships to approach Tartous on a course of 090░ from a position 12nm W of the harbour entrance, keeping between the parallels of 34░054'N 034░56'N.
Pilot: Compulsory. The pilot boarding place is about 0.5nm W of the W breakwater.
Anchorages: Vessels waiting to enter harbour can obtain anchorage 0.3-0.7nm W of the head of the W breakwater, in depths of 14-20m, rocky bottom, good holding ground.
Tidal range and flow: Range 0.3m.
Dock density: 1030.
Weather: Prevailing winds: SW'ly.
Charts: BA 1036, 2633, 2796. Admiralty Pilot NP49.
Restrictions: The harbor can be entered at night, but departure after 2200hrs is subject to the pilot's consent.
Tugs: There are 6 tugs available.
BERTHS AND CARGO
Names/Nos: Length Depth
Quay (m) (m)
General cargo 5.280 7.o-12.20
General cargo 720 12.oo
Cargo 240 11.00
Cargo 170 9.00
Cargo 140 7.00
Cargo 250 4.0
Phosphate 268 10.00
Further quayage of 1,970m with depth varying from 4.0-11m.
Warehouse space of 43,000m2 Open storage of 670,000m2 Refrigerated storage of 2,000m2
Bulk storage of 150,000t.
Ballast/slop reception: Available.
Repairs: Available. by agent .
Bunkers/water/stores: Fresh water: Available. by agent .
Bunkering: Available after one day from request . by agent .
Medical facilities: Hospital Available . by agent .
Transport: Nearest airport: Lattakia(90km).
Public holidays: Mohammedan New Year, Union Day, Revolution Day, Easter, Evacuation Day, Labour Day, Martyrs Day, Prophets Birthday, Ramadan, War of October, Adha Bayram, Christmas Day and all Fridays.
DOCUMENTS ON ARRIVAL
General declaration on arrival as per attached . 13 copies.
Crew list . form code IMO 05 . 13 copies.
Crew effects declaration . form code IMO 04 . 3 copies.
Ship's store declaration . form code IMO 03 . 3 copies.
Cargo manifest .
Health declaration as per attached . 3 copies.
Money declaration arrival as per attached . 3 copies.
Vaccination list . 3 copies.
Dangerous goods declaration . 3 copies.
Global manifest as per attached . 4 copies.
Last ten port s of calls . 3 copies
Aothor documents preparing by agent .
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