Loading berths characteristics

Pier nbr. 1 – SITIO 0 TERMINAL / OPEN BERTH
Max loa: 230 METERS
Max beam 38 METERS
Airdraft: 18,50 mtrs. (if ldng through terminal)
21,00 mtrs. (if ldng by-product direct via shore conveyors belts)
Max. slng draft: 13,10 METERS, DURING H/TIDE
Tide restriction: FR VSSLS LDD AT MORE THAN 12,20 METERS
Bottom: SOFT MUD.
NAABSA clause must be incorporated.
Sailing restriction: TOWAGE COMPULSORY.
Method of loading: elevator/belts (grains)
shore conveyors belts (by-products)
Working hours: M/F 07:00-19:00, Sat 07:00-13:00
Overtime: Sat 13:00 till Mon 07:00, M/F 19:00-07:00
Loading rate: abt. 900 mt/h (grain via elevator)
500 mt/h (by-products via “two” conveyors belts)
Maximum number of gangs: ONE (elevator)
TWO (conveyor belts)
Storage capacity: 80k abt. (terminal SITIO 0)
Fresh Water: YES (UNFIT FR HUMAN CONSUMPTION)

storage capacity:
=
presently 36.000 tns. (grain)
on may (expected) 84.000 tns. (grain)
on december (expected) 129.000 tns. (grain)

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Pier nbr. 3 – Quequen ACA elevator
Max loa: 230
Max beam 38
Airdraft: 18 mtrs. (to fill up cgo holds 12-13 mtrs)
Max. slng draft 43 ft during h/tide
Tide restriction: Yes, fr vssls ldd at more than 41’
Bottom: soft mud.
NAABSA clause must be incorporated.
Sailing restriction: Towage compulsory.
Method of loading: Elevator/belts.
Working hours: M/F 07:00-19:00, Sat 07:00-13:00
Overtime: Sat 13:00 till Mon 07:00, M/F 19:00-07:00
Loading rate: abt. 1500 tph. (two line)
Fresh Water: Yes (unfit fr human consumption)
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Pier nbr. 4/5 – Quequen TQQ elevator
Max loa: 230
Max beam 38
Airdraft: 18 mtrs. (to fill up cgo holds 12-13 mtrs)
Max. slng draft 43 ft during h/tide
Tide restriction: Yes, fr vssls ldd at more than 41’
Bottom: soft mud.
NAABSA clause must be incorporated.
Sailing restriction: Towage compulsory.
Method of loading: Elevator/belts.
Working hours: M/F 07:00-19:00, Sat 07:00-13:00
Overtime: Sat 13:00 till Mon 07:00, M/F 19:00-07:00
Loading rate: abt. 1800/2000 tph. (two line)
Fresh Water: Yes (unfit fr human consumption)
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Pier nbr. 6 – Quequen TQQ elevator
Max loa: 200
Max beam 32
Airdraft: 18 mtrs.
Max. slng draft 39/40 ft
Tide restriction: No
Bottom: soft mud.
NAABSA clause must be incorporated.
Sailing restriction: Towage compulsory.
Method of loading: Elevator/belts.
Working hours: M/F 07:00-19:00, Sat 07:00-13:00
Overtime: Sat 13:00 till Mon 07:00, M/F 19:00-07:00
Loading rate: abt. 1800/2000 tph. (two line)
Fresh Water: Yes (unfit fr human consumption)
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Pier nbr. 9/10 – open berth (normally used to discharge fert)
Max loa: 200
Max beam 38
Airdraft: Nil
Max. draft 11,90m
Tide restriction: on entrance
Bottom: soft mud.
Sailing restriction: Towage compulsory.
Method of discharging: ships crane / shore grabs
Working hours: M/F 07:00-19:00, Sat 07:00-13:00
Overtime: Sat 13:00 till Mon 07:00, M/F 19:00-07:00
Normally, two gangs used.
Disch-rate: abt. 500 tph. (two line)
Fresh Water: Yes (unfit fr human consumption)

Fertilizer also can be discharged through pier nbr. 1, but this
berth is usually used to load by-product.

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