Last Updated: 30 Sep 2022
V.O. Chidambaranar Port Authority is a port in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, and is one of the 13 major ports in India. It was declared to be a major port on 11 July 1974. It is second largest port in Tamil Nadu and third largest container terminal in India. V.O. Chidambaranar Port is an artificial port. This is the third international port in Tamil Nadu and it is second all-weather port.
|UN Locator Code||INTUT|
Longitude :- 78.19487°
|Anchorage Area||Anchorage area within Tuticorin port limits is available depending on the arrival draft and with due consultation with pilot station master can anchor in the preffered area well away from the channel.|
|Pilot boarding||24 X 7 pilotage available with max draft of 12.8m.|
|Maneuvering time from Anchorage to Berth||1 HRS TO 1.5 HRS|
|VHF Channel Number||Pilot station channel no. 14 or 16|
|Water Density||1.020 - 1.023|
|Weather||Jan - Mar : Winter / Apr - May : Summer / Jun - Aug : south west monsoon - wind season / Oct - Dec : Rainy season|
|BA Charts required||Tuticorin approach chart No. 576|
|Stevedoring Working Hrs||0600 - 1400, 1400 - 2200, 2200 - 0600|
|Tide||Max + or - 1m (does not effect berthing / unberthing)|
|Discharge Facility||Harbor Mobile Crane available|
|Vessel Age Permitted||25 Years & subject to class approved by DG SHIPPING.|
|Minimum Crane Outreach||8 Mtrs|
|Berth No||LOA(Mrts)||Beam(Mtrs)||Draft(Mtrs)||DWT||Qty||SWL||Cargo Handled|
|TUTICORIN BERTH TERMINAL|
|Berth No.V (A.B.1)||183||-||8.60||40000||-||-||-|
|Berth No.VI (A.B.2)||200||-||9.30||40000||-||-||-|
|Berth No.VII||270||-||11.70||50000||-||-||for container vessels only|
|Berth No.VIII||310||-||14.20||93000||-||-||for container vessels only|
|Berth No. NCB-I||245||-||14.00||80000||-||-||-|
|Berth No. NCB-II||245||-||14.00||80000||-||-||-|
|Coal jetty-I||225||-||13.00||60000||-||-||Under upgradation|
|Coal jetty -II||225||-||13.00||65000||-||-||-|
Maximum Permissible draft = 14.20 m.
Maximum Permissible Beam = 48 m.
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3 Nos Electrical level luffing wharf cranes with capacity 20 T.
(Min Radius 9 m Max Radius 32m)
1 Nos Electrical level luffing wharf cranes with capacity 10 T.
(Min Radius 9 m Max Radius 26m)
1 Nos Electrical level luffing wharf cranes with capacity 6 T.
(Min Radius 9 m Max Radius 26m)
1 Nos Floating crane with capacity 35 T.
(6T@19.81 m radius 32.66T@4.57m radius)
2 Nos Harbor Mobile Crane with capacity 124 T.
(Min Radius 10.5m Max Radius 48 m)
3 Nos Container Quay Cranes with capacity 40 T.
8 Nos Gantry Rubber Tyre Cranes with capacity 40 T.
1) BUNKER SUPPLY : Bunkers can be arranged/supply by Agents or supplier.
2) FRESH WATER : Available at all berths are on prior requisition and on chargeable basis.
3) PROVISION : Available at all berths are on prior requisition and on chargeable basis.
4) BUNKER : can be do through agents by registered contractors.
5) WORKSHOP : All types of repair facility provided by approved workshop.
6) SIGN ON-OFF : Permitted
7) SPARES delivery possible on board via air cargo.
Latest Updated : 30.09.2022
1) PORT DUES :
a) Ships/steamers :- $ 0.3727 per GRT
(The due is payable on each entry into the port)
a) Ships/steamers :- INR 9.70 per GRT
(Port dues payable once in 30 days.)
2) PILOTAGE CHARGES :
a) Foreign :- $ 0.5272 upto 20,000 GRT
:- $ 0.6057 upto 20,001 GRT to 30,000 GRT
:- $ 17772.17 + $ 0.4845 upto 30,001 GRT to 60,000 GRT (for vessels above 30,000 and upto 60,000 GRT)
:- $ 32308.08 + $ 0.4240 upto 60,001 GRT to ABove GRT (for vessels above 60,000 GRT)
b) Coastal :- INR 13.76 upto 20,000 GRT
:- INR 15.80 upto 20,001 GRT to 30,000 GRT
:- INR 463651.35 + INR 12.64 upto 30,001 GRT to 60,000 GRT (for vessels above 30,000 and upto 60,000 GRT)
:- INR 842878.67 + INR 11.05 upto 60,001 GRT to ABove GRT (for vessels above 60,000 GRT)
3) BERTH HIRE CHARGES (per hour) :
a) Foreign :- $ 0.0078 upto 20,000 GRT
:- $ 0.0093 upto 20,001 GRT to 30,000 GRT
:- $ 262.13 + $ 0.0073 upto 30,001 GRT yo 60,000 GRT (for vessels above 30,000 and upto 60,000 GRT)
:- $ 483.4 + $ 0.0064 upto 60,001 GRT to above GRT (for vessels above 60,000 GRT)
b) Coastal:- INR 0.1974 upto 20,000 GRT
:- INR 0.2389 upto 20,001 GRT to 30,000 GRT
:- INR 6773.22 + INR 0.1911 upto 30,001 GRT yo 60,000 GRT (for vessels above 30,000 and upto 60,000 GRT)
:- INR 12505.88 + INR 0.1673 upto 60,001 GRT to above GRT (for vessels above 60,000 GRT)
4) ANCHORAGE CHARGES ( Rate per GRT per hour ) :
# Foreign :- $ 0.0003 upto 3,000 GRT (subject to a minimum of $ 0.719)
:- $ 0.0002 upto 3,001 GRT to 10,000 GRT (subject to a minimum of $ 1.094)
:- $ 0.0003 upto 10,001 GRT to 15,000 GRT
:- $ 0.0003 upto 15,001 GRT to 20,000 GRT
:- $ 0.0004 upto 20,001 GRT to 25,000 GRT
:- $ 0.0006 upto 25,001 GRT to 30,000 GRT
:- $ 0.0006 upto 30,001 GRT to above GRT
# Coastal :- INR 0.0094 upto 3,000 GRT (subject to a minimum of INR 18.74)
:- INR 0.0062 upto 3,001 GRT to 10,000 GRT (subject to a minimum of INR 28.53)
:- INR 0.0080 upto 10,001 GRT to 15,000 GRT
:- INR 0.0102 upto 15,001 GRT to 20,000 GRT
:- INR 0.0135 upto 20,001 GRT to 25,000 GRT
:- INR 0.0150 upto 25,001 GRT to 30,000 GRT
:- INR 0.0162 upto 30,001 GRT to above GRT
5) MARINE AIDS TO NAVIGATION DUES(ILH) : INR 7.5 per NRT
6) FENDER CHARGES : NA
7) PRIORITY : NA
Note : GST 18% applicable on all kind of services
Above restrictions / information are current and are subject to change without any prior intimation from port authorities