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Hodeidah PORT

Story Highlights

  • Hodeidah city centre is 4 kms
  • Administration of Port
  • Approach Channel
  • Refer Points: 95
  • Stevedores Working Hours

Hodeidah city centre is 4 kms from the port and the city has a population of circa 300,000. The city is in the center of the northern governorates and is connected by a transport network with the major cities including the capital Sana’a.

 

Hodeidah city has all the commercial facilities of communications, banks, hotels and hospitals

Owner of Terminal:

The Ministry of Transport

 

Administration of Port:

Yemen Red Sea Ports Corporation

 

Position:

Lat 14.47 N Long: 42.57 E

 

Time Zone:

GMT + 3

 

Maximum vessel LOA:

200m

 

Maximum vessel DWT:

30,000 tons

 

Approach Channel:

Approx. 10 miles long – available draft, 9.75m – 200 metres wide

 

Draft alongside berth:

9.75m (varies berth to berth) – Water Density: 1.025

Vessels with arrival draft in excess of 9.2m should await high tide.

All depths are as per port notice and may vary from chart datum.

ISPS: Hodeidah Marine Affairs Authority – Operates under security level 1

PFSO; Capt. Jamal M. Shaif

Mobile: + 967 777215262

VHF: CHANNEL 13

 

Container Berths             

2 berths – overall length 500m

Available Gantry Cranes: 4 (including 2 x Figee (Holland)

 

Conventional Berths       

6 – variance in drafts. – overall length 920m

 

Oil Terminal

(Dolphins)           

Terminal 1

vessel max dwt – 6000

vessel max LOA – 105m

max draft – 6m

 

Terminal 2

vessel max dwt – 15000

vessel max LOA – 150M

max draft – 9m

 

Stevedores Working Hours

 

Saturday to Thursday

0700hrs to 1200hrs & 1400hrs to 2400hrs

( Lunch Break: 1200hrs to 1400hrs )

 

Friday

Full Day – HOLIDAY –

( If the stevedores work after above working hours it is considered as overtime )

 

Refer Points: 95

Vessel Pre-Arrival Information:

 

ETA’s

7 / 5 / 4 / 3 / 2 / 1 days notice to agent

Documentation Required: ( to be submitted by vessel master upon berthing)

 

Ships Particulars – 2 copies

 

Crew List: – 7 copies

 

Crew Declaration: – 2 copies

 

Passenger List: – 13 copies ( passenger vessels only )

 

Store List: – 2 copies

 

Ports of Call list: – 2 copies

 

Last Port Clearance: – 2 copies

 

Nil List: – 2 copies

 

Vaccination List: – 2 copies

 

Dry Inspection Certificate, before loading: – 2 copies

 

All ship’s papers to be readily available for inspection, if so requested.

 

Communications             

Port control – VHF channel 14 & 16 – Vessels must notify Port Control of their imminent arrival and when they drop anchor.

 

Customs and Immigration            

Customs/Immigration officers board the vessels upon arrival.

 

Flags     

Every vessel entering the harbour must hoist the Republic of Yemen national flag on her highest mast.

 

Notice of Readiness        

Standard procedures apply and in accordance with Charter Parties.

 

 

 

Pilot      

Pilotage is compulsory for vessel’s with a registered DWT of 400 tons and over.

 

Port Tariff          

A copy of the tariff is available upon request.

 

Garbage              

Disposal is viz a local ships chandler. Master should inform the vessel agent if garbage is removed.

 

Bunkers / Water / Stores              

MGO ( Diesel Oil ) – available

Fuel Oil – available

Fresh Water – available – usd15 per ton, minimum delivery 50 tons

Stores – available through the agents appointed ships chandler

 

Medical Facilities             

Port Hospital

Public / Private hospitals and clinics are also available in Hodeidah City

 

Transport           

Hodeidah has an international airport though most international flights are viz Sana’a International Airport.

 

Public transport is available for connections to other cities throughout the Yemen

 

Crew Changing  

Crew changes can be arranged through the vessel appointed agent

 

Surveyor’s          

These can be arranged through the vessel’s appointed agent.

 

P&I        

Club Associations are represented by their appointed local correspondents.

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