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Avenida Infante D.Henrique 33 - 5º

9500 -150 Ponta Delgada

St.Michael Island

Azores Islands

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phone: +351 296 284620

fax: +351 296 284501

AOH: +351 296629523

AOH: +351 962700054

AOH: +351 966024252

Port Information

the port of ponta delgada

Location

The port of Ponta Delgada is located on the South part of Sao Miguel Island . Azores Islands

 

Latitude 37º 44 N and Longitude 25º 42 W

 

PORT IMO NR: PTPDL184760001

 

Port Authority Details

A.P.S.M. . Administração dos Portos das Ilhas São Miguel e Santa Maria, S.A. Rua Teófilo Braga, Nº 1

 

9500-247 Ponta Delgada

 

local time

Winter Time: UTC -1 hour

Between the first UTC hour of last Sunday of October and first UTC hour of the last Sunday of the following March

 

Summer Time: UTC

Between the first UTC hour of the last Sunday of March and the first UTC hour of last Sunday of the following October

 

berth details

Berth Details

 

Berth .4

Berth .6

Berth .10

Berth .12

NATO Berth 

Length

150 m

214.5 m 

220 m 

 355 m

 220 m  

Max Draught

4 m

5.8 m 

 9 m 

 10.50 m 

 10.50 m

Type Fenders

 

 Big truck tires

 

Yokohama 

 

 Yokohama

 

Big truck tires 

 

Big truck tires 

Dist. Bollards

 

15 m

 

15 m

 

15 m 

 

15 m 

 

15 m 

Height of Quay above water. high tide

 

 

2 m  

 

 

2 m 

 

 

2 m 

 

 

2 m 

 

 

2 m

Height of Quay above water. low tide

 

 

3.2 m 

 

 

3.2 m 

 

 

3.2 m 

 

 

3.2 m

 

 

 3.2 m

Electricity

 

 Yes

 

 Yes

 

 Yes

 

Yes

 

Yes 

Fresh Water

 

Yes 

 

 Yes

 

 Yes

 

Yes 

 

 Yes

Gasoil

 

 Yes

 

 Yes

 

 Yes

 

Yes 

 

 Yes

Fuel Oil

 

 Yes

 

Yes 

 

 Yes

 

 Yes

 

 No

50 Tns Capacity Crane

 

Yes

 

Yes 

 

 Yes

 

Yes 

 

 Yes

12 Tns Capacity Crane 

 

No  

 

No 

 

 No

 

 Yes

 

No 

25 Tns Capacity Crane

 

 No

 

No 

 

No 

 

Yes 

 

No 

 

 

Port Restrictions (as per Port Authority):

Maximum Length

Maximum Draught

Maximum Air Draft

None 10.50 mts None

 

NOTE:

Temporary Restrictions may be imposed by Port Authorities / Harbour Master. For more information, please contact Agent

 

 

Anchorage Details

 

Chargeable Anchorage Area

Free Anchorage Area

Latitude (between)

 

37º 43. 55..N and 37º 43. 30.. N

 

37º 44. 30..N and 37º 44. 00.. N

Longitude (between)

 

025º 39. 30.. W and 025º 40. 30.. W

 

025º 38. 00.. W and 025º 38. 30.. W

Landmarks

 

South from the Breakwate

 

Rosto do Cao . East from Port Entrance

Prevailing Currents

 

N/A

 

N/A

Prevailing Winds - Winter

 

 SW & NW

 

SW & NW 

Prevailing Winds - Summer

 

 SE & NE

 

 SE & NE

 

NOTES:

If vessel intends to drop anchor, must advise previously the Agent in order to obtain authorization from Harbour Master

·Anchoring positions should be always advised by Pilots VHF ch. 16 + 14

·When vessel drops the anchor, must contact Maritime Police via VHF ch 16 + 11 and inform of  exact position

navigational operations

Pilotage:

Pilotage service:

 Compulsory

 

 

Pilots board:

 Half a mile south tip of break water

 

 

Pilots speak:

 Portuguese / English

 

 

Description of the Pilot Boat:

 12 m wooden boat / grey and black hull

 

 

Notice required for obtaining a Pilot:

 1 hour prior arrival

 

 

VHF Channels:

 16 + 14

 

 

Other Information:

 Vessels berth by starboardside except if requested by Captain

 

tugs

Notice required:

Last working day until 15:00 hrs, except emergencies

Number and HP of tugs:

1 x 3.400 HP (30 tns bollard pull)

1 x 2.600 HP (25 tns bollard pull)

1 x 1.100 HP (motor launch)

Lines used:

Usually tug.s lines

 

line handlres

Notice required:

Last working day until 15:00 hrs, except emergencies

 

vhf port communications

 

Calling Channel/s

Working Channel/s

Operating Hours

Pilot Station

 

16

 

14

 

24 hrs

Harbour/Port Control

 

16

 

10

 

08 :00 . 17 :00 hrs

Tugs

 

16

 

10

 

08:00 . 17:00 hrs

Maritime Police

 

16

 

11

 

09:00 – 18:00 hrs

 security

Details

Ponta Delgada IMO Nr.:

PTPDL184760001

 

Port Code:

PTPDL

 

ISPS Cert. Nr.:

367/06 issued by Instituto Maritimo Portuario e dos transportes Maritimos (Portugal)

 

ISPS Ship Pre Arrival Info Form:

To be sent to Agent 24 hours prior vessel’s arrival

 

port facility

Name:

Capt. Amilcar Sao Miguel

Contacts:

Ph: +351 296 285 221 - EXT. 114

 

Mob: +351 918 773 852

 

Fax: +351 296 283 390

 

equipment

Item

Yes or No

Comments

X-ray large items

 

NO

 

X-ray carry on items

 

YES

 

1 set

Metal arch

 

YES

 

1 set

Vapour detectors

 

NO

 

Dogs (explosive/weapons)

 

(*)

 

(*) If Requested

Dogs (drugs)

 

(*)

 

(*) If Requested

Security officers

 

YES

 

CCTV Terminal / Berth

 

YES

 

Private Security Company

Port Police

 

YES

 

Armed – Maritime Police

environmental

Oil Spill Response 

(Oil Spills Offshore (outside Port/Harbour limits) or Within Harbour/Port Limits)

Responsible organization

Comments

Harbour Master
          phone: + 351 296 205 240
          Fax: + 351 205 259
          VHF: Ch. 16

Initial contact: Through Agent

 

 

 

Oil Spill Clean up Contractors

Company Name: A.P.S.M. – (Port Authority)

Address: Rua Teófilo Braga, Nº 1
9500-247 Ponta Delgada - Azores – Portugal
Phone:  + 351 296 285 221
Fax:      + 351 296 283 390
VHF: Ch. 10l

services and facilities

Freshwater

Available:

By Pipeline and by Tug at Anchorage

 

Advance Notice required:

Yes

 

Rate per hour:

10 tons with 1 hose / 30 tons with 2 hoses

 

Hoses used:

Shore hoses (50 mm)

 

Seasonal shortages:

NA

 

General Comment:

Freshwater supplied to vessels is the same supplied to Ponta Delgada

 

Bunkers

Products Available:

Gasoil 

 

Method of Delivery

Rate (CBM/Hour)

Pipeline 100
Tank truck (20 CBM capacity) 12
Tug at anchorage (90 CBM max. capacity) (*) 12

(*)

Depending on weather conditions prevailing at time of operation and subject to Harbour Master authorisation

 

Fuel Oil (IFO up to 180 cst)

Method of Delivery

Rate (CBM/Hour)

Pipeline 140

 

Garbage / Bilge / Sewage / Sludge Removal /Waste

Notice required:

Should be requested prior vessel’s arrival

 

Item

Method of Removal

 

Garbage (*)

 

Container or Truck (depending on quantities)

Bilge

 

 

 

Tank Truck

 



 

Sewage

 
Sludge  

 

Technical waste

 

Sealed container (provided by vessel)

 

Medical waste (**)

 

Sealed container (provided by vessel)

(*)

Steel / Aluminium / Wood to be discharged separately
(**)

Subject to Receiving Facility agreement

 

Other Facilities / Services

Workshop:

For small repairs at workshop or onboard

 

Ship Chandler:

Fresh provisions, engine and deck stores, etc.

 

Luboils:

From a vast range of brands (requires advance notice to ascertain quantities available)

 

Diving Services:

Certified diving companies able to perform almost all diving services alongside berth or at anchorage (subject to Harbour Master authorisation)

 

Forwarding Services:

Able to ship your cargo for any place in the world, either by sea or air

 

Hospital:

Where most of all the specialties can be attended

 

Private Clinic:

For a more personalized attendance to crew / pax

 

Helicopter:

For salvage / medical evacuation (emergencies)

 

Airport:

Close to the Port of Ponta Delgada and with daily regular flights to Lisbon

Message should be dispatched:

72 / 48 / 24 / 12 hours prior arrival

 

Contents of message:

as per Admiralty List of Radio Signals Volume 6 (Pilots, Port Information and VTS)

 

Further information required:

 

General Requirements

Requirements subject to Harbour Master approval

 

 

Fresh water 

Garbage

Discharge of Sewage

Etc.

Discharge of Sludge & Bilge
Diving services / Repairs
Lowering Boats
Painting/Washing Ship Side
Etc.

 clearance

Port Health

Maritime Declaration of Health:

Required

 

Vaccination certificates:

Not compulsory

 

Customs

Special Requirements:

Luggage to be inspected for disembarking pax/crew

 

Other Information:

Usually, Customs Officials do not board the vessel
Usually, Customs do not seal Bonded Stores Areas

 

Immigration

Immigration Officials:

Board the vessel, on arrival, alongside berth

 

Visas Requirements:

Only for embarking/disembarking pax/crew

 

Other Information:

Passports / Seaman’s Book of in transit crew/pax. are not collected and stamped on arrival

 

Other Government Agencies

Government agencies that board vessel on arrival:

Maritime Police

list of useful contacts

 

Phone

Mobile

VHF

Harbour Master

 

+ 351 296 205 240

 

+ 351 916 192 092

 

16 & 14

Maritime Police

 

+ 351 296 205 246

 

+351 917 764 428

 

16 & 11

Local Police

 

+ 351 296 282 022

 

- -

 

- -

Immigration

 

+ 351 296 286 623

 

- -

 

- -

Customs

 

+ 351 296 287 800

 

- -

 

- -

Fire Brigade

 

+ 351 296 301 313

 

- -

 

- -

Ambulance

 

+351 112

 

- -

 

- -

Hospital

 

+351 296 203 000

 

- -

 

- -

Taxis

 

+351 296 302 530

 

- -

 

- -

public holudays

Details of Public Holidays which occur on the SAME DATE each year (E.g. New Years Day, January 1):

 

Details of Public Holidays which occur on a DIFFERENT DATE each year (E.g. Easter Day):

 

 Holiday Name

 

 Date

   

 Name

 

 MM/DD 2007

 

 MM/DD 2008

 

 MM/DD 2009

New Year´s Day

 

 1st January

   

 Mardi Gras

 

20th February

 

 5th February

 

24th February 

Anniversary of the Revolution

 

 25th April

   

 Good Friday

 

6th April 

 

21st March 

 

10th April 

 Labour Day

 

 1st May

   

 Easter Sunday

 

8th April

 

23rd March

 

 12th April

 Portugal Day

 

 10th June

   

Local Holiday (only Ponta Delgada)

 

14th May 

 

28th April 

 

18th May 

 

Assumption B. V. Mary

 

 15th August

   

Ascension Day

 

17th May

 

1st May 

 

21st May 

 

Proclamation of the Republic

 

 5th October

 

Regional Day

 

 28th May

 

12th May 

 

 1st June

 

All Saints Day

 1st November  

Corpus Christi

 

 7th June

 

22nd May 

 

11th June 

 

Independence Day

 

1st December 

         
 

Immaculate Conception

 

 8th December

         

Christmas Day

 

25th December 

         

 list of consulates

United States of America

united states of america

 

Ph: +351 296 282 216/7/8/9

Fax: +351 296 287 216

Address: Avª Príncipe Alberto I do Mónaco, Nº.6 – 2 F 

9500 - 237 Ponta Delgada

 

 

Deutschland

deutschland

 

Ph:+351 296 911 133

Fax: +351 296 911 139

Address: Rua da Igreja, 75-A

9545 – 531 São Vicente Ferreira

 

Belgium

Belgium

 

Ph: +351 296 201 580

Fax: +351 296 201 589

Address: Rua da Pranchinha, Nr. 92 

9500 Ponta Delgada

 

United Kingdom

United Kingdom

 

Ph: +351 296 628 175

Fax: +351 296 628 175

Address: Rua Pintor Domingos Rebelo, 43-A

9500 – 234 Ponta Delgada

Sweden

Sweden

 

Ph: +351 296 582 776

Fax: +351 296 582 998

Address: Rua Santana, 1

9680 Vila Franca do Campo

Netherlands

Netherlands

 

Ph: +351 296 301 800

Fax: +351 296 301 812

Address: Edifício Varela 4º Andar

Rua de Lisboa, P.O. Box 195

9501-927 Ponta Delgada

 

France

France

 

Ph: +351 296 284 129

Fax: N/A

Address: Rua Carvalho Araújo, 49

9500 - 040 Ponta Delgada

 

Greece

Greece

 

Ph: +351 296 284 129

Fax: N/A

Address: Rua Carvalho Araújo, 49

9500 - 040 Ponta Delgada

Canada

Canada

 

Ph: +351 296 281 488

Fax: +351 296 281 489

Address: Rua António José de Almeida, 27-1º Esqº

9500-053 Ponta Delgada

 

Denmark

Denmark

 

Ph: +351 296 284 291

Fax: +351 296 283 619

Address: Praça Gonçalo Velho Cabral, 8 - 1º

9500 - 063 Ponta Delgada

Spain

Spain

 

Ph: +351 296 636 717

Fax: N/A

Address: Estrada Regional da Grotinha, nº 50

9500 – Matriz – Ponta Delgada

Italy

Italy

 

Ph: +351 296 284 558

Fax: +351 296 284 920

Address: Rua Luís Soares de Sousa, 35

9500 - 217 Ponta Delgada

Norway

Norway

 

Ph: +351 296 205 030

Fax: +351 296 205039

Address: Largo da Matriz, 61

9500-118 Ponta Delgada

Turkey

Turkey

 

Ph: +351 296 381 403

Fax: N/A

Address: Rua Dr. António Câmara, nº 35

9500 Fajã de Baixo

 

   

 

 

Contacts

ABC - AGÊNCIA DE NAVEGAÇÃO, LDA

Avenida Infante D.Henrique 33 -5º

9500 - 150 Ponta Delgada

St.Michael Sland

Azores Slands

phone: +351 296 284620

fax: +351 296 284501

AOH:  +351 296629523

AOH:  +351 962700054

AOH:  +351 966024252

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