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Cape Town Berths

(Designed Specifications) Length and Depth in meters

Facility
Length
Depth
Cranage
Cargoes/usage
 
 
 
 
 
DUNCAN DOCK
Berth A
2743
12.0
3 x 4 tonnes
Oil industry
Berth B
2438
12.0
-
-
Berth C
213.4
10.7-12.2
18 x 4 tonnes
Fruit exports
Berth D
185.0
9.1-10.7
-
-
Berth E
225.6
9.1-12.2
-
Containers/General cargo
Berth F
249.9
12.2
-
Timber/steel/containers
Berth G
249.9
12.2
23 x 4 tonnes
Paper/machinery/general cargo
Berth H
318.5
12.8
2 x 5 tonnes
General cargo
Berth J
249.9
10.7
-
Cement/fertilizer/agricultural
Berth K
249.9
10.7
-
Fish & related products
Berth L
246.3
10.7
-
Scrap steel
Berth M
261.8
10.7
-
-
 
 
 
 
 

 

REPAIR QUAY
Berth 1
426.0
12.0
-
-
Berth 2
100.0
12.0
2 x 15 ton
-
Berth 3
326.0
10.7
-
-
Berth 4
31.5
6.1
-
-
 
 
 
 
 
LANDING WHARF
Berth 1
274.3
14.0
-
-
Berth 2
-
12.0
-
-
Berth 3
274.3
14.0
-
-
Berth 4
-
12.0
-
-
 
 
 
 
 
TANKER BASIN
Berth 1
250.0
13.1
2 x 8” dia. hose
Load/discharge: crude & fuel oils. Discharge:
benzene, toluene, xylene
Berth 2
203.0
13.1
1 x 8” dia. hose
Load/discharge: Mogas 93 / 95 / 97,
 gas oil, jet A-1, Kerosene
 
 
 
 
 

 

CONTAINER TERMINAL
Berth 500
201.4
10.7
-
Leased quay/repairs
Berth 501
183.0
10.7
-
Lay-up berth/repairs
Berth 502
183.0
10.7
-
Lay-up berth/repairs
Berth 600
220.0
10.7
-
Container vessels
Berth 601
236.0
15.5
-
Container vessels
Berth 60.2
305.0
15.5
-
Container vessels
Berth 603
305.0
14.0*
-
Container vessels
Berth 604
305.0
14.0*
-
Container vessels
Berth 700
173.7
10.0
-
Lay-up berth
Berth 701
249.6
10.0
-
Lay-up berth
Berth 702
249.6
10.0
-
Lay-up berth
Berth 703
192.6
10.0
-
Lay-up berth
 
 
 
 
 
*Berths 603-604 are in the process of deepening to 15.5m.
Container berths are served by 6 Liebherr 70-tonne capacity gantries.

 

VICTORIA BASIN
East Pier
239.6
10.5
-
-
No 7 Quay
192.0
11.1
-
-
No 2 Jetty
195.1 x 2
10.4
-
-
N 6 Quay
178.4
7.8-9.1
-
-
No 1 Jetty
177.7
6.3
-
-
Collier Jetty
208.5
212.4
 
7.0-8.8
 
-
 
-
Elbow
161.5
9.3
-
-
 
 
 
 
 
SOUTH ARM
Berth 1
150.1
7.7-8.5
-
Fish landing/processing
Berth 2
150.1
7.7-8.5
-
Fish landing/processing
Berth 3
150.1
7.7-8.5
-
Fish landing/processing
Berth 4
150.1
7.7-8.5
-
Fish landing/processing

 

DRY DOCK FACILILTIES
 
 
 
Sturrock Dock
 Meters
 
Overall docking length
  360.0
 
Length at bottom
  350.4
 
Width at entrance top
  45.1
 
Width at bottom
Depth over entrance sill (HWOST)
  38.4
  13.7
 
 
 
 
Emptying time: 4 hours
 
Cranes: 1 x 50 tonnes, 4 x 4.0 tonnes lifting
 
capacity. A docking length of 369.0m can be
 
obtained by placing the caisson at entrance in the
 
emergency stop position. The dock can be divided
 
into two compartments of either 132.5m and 216.1m
 
or 205.7m and 142.9m
 
 
 
Robinson Graving Dock
                                                            Meters
 
Overall docking length
                                                             161.2
 
Length at bottom
 
 
Width at entrance
                                                             20.7
 
Depth over entrance sill (HWOST)
                                                              7.9
 
 
 
 
Emptying time: 4 hours
 
 
Cranes: 2 x 15.0 tonnes lifting capacity
 

 

CAPE TOWN CONTAINER TERMINAL
 
 
 
 
Gantry Cranes
Capacity
Outreach
Back reach
 
 
 
 
6 Liebherr
70 tonnes
19 wide
19 wide
 
 
 
 
Berths
4 deep sea, 2 coastal
 
Ground slots
4,626 max capacity
 
 
 
 
 
Reefer plugs
4,000
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quay cranes
6
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rail transfer Gantries
1
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rubber Tyre Gantries
28
 
 
 
 
 
 
Straddle Carriers
5
 
 
 
 
 
 
Haulers
39
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bathtub trailers
56
 
 
 
 
 
 
QET cranes
2
 
 
 
 
 
 
Empty stackers
5