Facilities - Docking & Port Services For The Cruise Industry

Docking

Berth location:    Latitude 49° 09.8’ North
Longitude 123° 55.3’ West
 
Float dimensions:    107 x 15 metres ( 350 x 50 feet)
 
Height of float above water:    2.44 metres (8 feet)
 
Type of fenders:    Yokohama type 2.4 x 4.2 metres (8 x 13.75 feet)
Spaced 15 metres (50 feet) apart
 
Strength of bollards:    50 and 100 tonnes on float
100 and 125 tonnes on mooring and berthing dolphins
 
Distance between bollards:    15 to 24 metres (50 to 80 feet) on float
30.5 to 40 metres (100 to 130 feet) on mooring and berthing dolphins
 
Dolphins:    3 berthing dolphins and float face
4 mooring dolphins
 
Security zone around the vessel at the pier:    As per MTSR R1 requirements
 
Depth of water alongside at low tide:    Minimum 10 metres (32.8 feet)
 
Maximum allowed ship’s length over all:    320 metres (1,050 feet)
 
Handicap accessibility:    Yes, with transporter service available
 
Availability of shore gangways:    Yes (2) no charge
 
Availability of fork lifts:    Yes
 
Distance to Welcome Centre:    220 metres (700 feet)
 
Distance from pier to “downtown”:    Approximately 1 km (0.6 miles) walking distance

 

After confirmation, cruise ships will have guaranteed berthing.

 


 

Port Services

PILOTAGE    Pilotage is compulsory
Location of pilot station:    Dependent on whether the vessel is traveling from the South or North
From the South the pilot may be picked up at either Seattle or Brotchie
From the North at either Pine Island or Triple Island
 
Distance to pier/anchorage:    From Pine Island 199 n.m.
From Limekiln 70 n.m.
 
Duration of whole maneuver:    From Limekiln: approximately 3.7 hours
From Pine Island: approximately 10.5 hours based on slack tides in Seymour Narrows; there are four tide change opportunities per day
 
Service hours:    24 hours
 
Number of available pilots:    100
 
TOWAGE    Tug service is not compulsory; however, tug assist is at the pilot discretion
 
FRESH WATER    Available in 2015
 
GARBAGE    By arrangement
 
RECYCLING    Recycling service is limited
 
SLUDGE/OILY BILGE DISCHARGE
By special arrangement
 
GRAY (SINK) AND BLACK (SEWAGE) WATER DISCHARGE
By special arrangement
 
BUNKERS    Bunker service is available
Grade:    All grades are available
Delivery by barge from Vancouver; capacity 4,000 MT
Marine diesel oil is available by barge
 
MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR
Maintenance/repair facilities: local engineering, fabrication, and electrical shops are available locally

 


 

Port Contacts

Nanaimo Port Authority    Administrative Office Location
Box 131    100 Port Drive
Nanaimo, BC, Canada    Nanaimo, BC, Canada
V9R 5K4    V9R 0C7


Tel: 250-753-4146
Fax: 250-753-4899
Email: info@npa.ca
www.npa.ca

Contact: Capt. Edward Dahlgren, Manager of Marine Operations & Harbour Master
Email: edahlgren@npa.ca

Contact: Doug Peterson, Manager of Marketing & Sales
Email: dpeterson@npa.ca

Port Agent
ISL Customs Brokers
206-75 Front Street
Nanaimo, BC, Canada
V9R 5H9
Tel: 250-754-2305
Email: info@islandbroker.com

Contact: Brian O’Connell