Bore Tide Notice for 2013

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Last Updated On: 24-Jan-2014
 

 

KOLKATA PORT TRUST

 

Information regarding Bore-Tides, period during which Mooring &

 

Jetties are to be vacated, bore restrictions and other general information

 

 

 PREDICTED BORE TIDES FOR THE YEAR 2013.

 

SN

Month

(Year-2013)

BORE EXPECTED

No of

Days

Max

Range

MOORING AND JETTIES TO BE VACANTED

Day/Night

Strength

of Bore

 

 

FROM

TO

 

 

From

To

No of

Days

 

 

1.

January

11.01.13

13.01.13

4.27

AM 12th

PM 13th

2

Night

Moderate

2.

February

09.02.13

11.02.13

4.18

PM 10th

PM 11th

Night

Slight

 

 

27.02.13

02.03.13

4

4.28

AM 1st

PM 1st

1

Day/Night

Moderate

3.

March

10.03.13

14.03.13

4.12

-

-

-

Day/Night

Slight

 

 

26.03.13

31.03.13

4.74

AM 27th

PM 1st

5

Night

Heavy

4.

April

10.04.13

13.04.13

4.01

-

-

-

Day

Slight

 

 

24.04.13

30.04.13

4.97

AM 25th

PM 29th

5

Day/Night

Heavy

5.

May

23.05.13

29.05.13

4.92

AM 24th

PM 28th

Day/Night

Heavy

6.

June

21.06.13

27.06.13

7

4.99

AM 22nd

PM 27th

6

Day/Night

Heavy

7.

July

21.07.13

27.07.13

4.97

AM 21st

PM 26th

6

Day/Night

Heavy

8.

August

07.08.13

09.08.13

4.12

-

-

-

Day

slight

 

 

19.08.13

25.08.13

4.85

AM 20th

PM 24th

5

Day/Night

Heavy

9.

September

05.09.13

10.09.13

4.45

AM 6th

AM 10th

Day/Night

Heavy

 

 

17.09.13

22.09.13

6

4.59

AM 18th

PM 21st

4

Day/Night

Heavy

10.

October

04.10.13

09.10.13

4.70

PM 4th

AM 9th

5

Day / Night

Heavy

 

 

17.10.13

20.10.13

4.20

AM 18th

PM 19th

2

Night

Moderate

11.

November

02.11.13

06.11.13

4.65

AM 3rd

PM 6th

4

Day / Night

Heavy

12.

December

02.12.13

07.12.13

5

4.61

AM 2nd

PM 5th

4

 

Heavy

 

Total days

 

 

88

 

 

 

55½

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




 

 


GENERAL INFORMATION

 

 Max-Length (OA) & Breadth of vessels acceptable at Kolkata / Baj Baj

 

KPD    K.P. Docks 157m x 21.35m (515’ x 70’)

 

No.1 KPDD 155.45m x 19.50m (510’ x 64’), No.2 KPDD 153.90m x 19.50m (505’ x 64’) No.3 KPDD 102.10m x 14.70m (335’ x 48’)

 

NSD    N.S. Docks 172m x 24.30m (565’ x 80’)

 

Vessel Beam up to 25.0m (82’) also acceptable at NSD provided length does not exceed 162m (530’) No.1 NSDD 172m x 22.90m (565’ x 75’), No.2 NSDD 172m x 22.90m (565’ x 75’)

 

BAJ BAJ        :          189m x 26.5m (620’ x 85’))

 

VPP vessels are not acceptable in Moorings including at Baj Baj.

 

Vessels over 163m (535’) in length can avail of day tide time sailing only. Operational offices at KPD, NSD and Tuckta Ghat maintaining V.H.F. Watch on channel 12 for KPD / NSD and Channel 13 for Tuckta Ghat and Channel 12 for Dy. Harbour Master (Port & river). Messages are exchanged as per agreed channel after contact.

T he Emergency caisson is likely to be scuttled at KPD during tides rising above 6.8m. The dates will be conveyed later. The shipping movements through KPD Lock will be affected on those dates.

 

BORE RESTRICTIONS.

 

Vessels, which cannot be held in the Port during bore period must be in readiness to proceed out and remain at Sand heads till berths are available (By-Law 14A).

 

Date.  03.12.2012                                                                                                              

(D. K. RAO )

Harbour Master (Port)