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Boma port is located on portside of Congo river. The river can be entered directly from the sea in deep water.
|4 Warehouses for conventional cargo||15 000 Tons /28 716 cbm|
|vehicles parking||28.000 sqm|
|Container Terminal||8000 sqm / 2000 teus|
|Shore cranes (capacity 3 ts)||4||
|Sany for containers belonging to stevedoring company||1|
|Private super stacker for containers||1|
2 of 40 & 20FT
|Refers containers outlet||22|
Discharging / Loading of TCS are performed by ship's gear as there is no gantry crane at pier. Cranes are operated by state stevedoring company and are restricted to 3 T maximum.
|Shipyard||yes for small boats|
|Berth||Cargo||Lenght (m)||Draught (m)|
|BANANA - Commercial Wharf||General cargo / Containers||
|SOCIR / JETEE||Tankers / tug boat||
|BANANA Midstream Congo river||General Cargo / tankers||
Lone commercial wharf of 75 m designed for one vessel calling at a time.The vessel up to 140 m LOA may be accommodated provided pilot grants approval (basis case to case). Possession of bowthruster is compulsory for any vessel calling Banana commercial wharf.
Water density : Banana Cial Wharf and Banana River : Low tide : 1.010 - High tide : 1.025 /
Banana Terminal : 1.012 on the surface (2m) due to Congo river current - 1.025 below the surface.
ISPS : Level 1 / Weather : Rainy season from Oct 15 to May 15.
During rainfall, all harbour activity ceases.
|Open yard area||6000 sqm / Estimated containers stacking capacity: 100 teus|
|Measurement||2 084.00 cbm|
|Storage capacity||4000 ts / Cargo on pallets|
|Cranes mounted on rail at 1 m wharf edge / short range||2||3 Tons|
|Forklift||2||4 & 7 Tons|
|Spreader for 20ft containers||1|
|Spreader for 40ft containers||1|
|Stropes||5 - 10 Ts|
1) Discharging / Loading of full containers are performed by ship's gear due to lack of efficient logistics at the pier.
2) Local oil operators ( PERENCO ) possesses for his own use rolling cranes ( up to 40 ts lifting capacity )
Same may be hired, when available, at a very high price / rate.