Bore Tide Notice for 2014

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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 2014.

 

SN

BORE EXPECTED

No of Days

Max.

Range

MOORING AND JETTIES

TO BE VACATED

Day/Night

Strength

of Bore

 

 

FROM

TO

 

 

 

From

To

 

No of Days

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

01.01.14

05.01.14

4

4.58

 

A.M.1st

P.M.4th.

4

Day/Night

   Heavy

2.

30.01.14

03.02.14

4.54

 

PM 30th

AM 3rd

4

Day/Night

Heavy

3

27.02.14

05.03.14

6

4.79

 

AM 28th

AM 5th

Day/Night

Heavy

4.

17.03.14

20.03.14

4.24

 

AM 18th

AM 20th

3

Day/Night

Moderate

5.

29.03.14

03.04.14

4.59

 

AM.21st

PM.2nd

5

Day/Night

Heavy

6.

15.04.14

19.04.14

5

4.56

 

AM 15th

PM.19th

5

Day/Night

Heavy

7.

27.04.14

01.05.14

4.30

 

AM 28th

PM 30th

3

Day/Nigh

Heavy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.

14.05.14

19.05.14

4.71

 

AM 14th

PM 18th

5

Day/Night

Heavy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.

12.06.14

17.06.14

6

4.94

 

AM 312th

PM 17th

6

Day/Night

Heavy

10.

11.07.14

17.07.14

5.21

 

AM 11th

AM 17th

Day/Night

Heavy

 

27.07.14

29.07.14

4.13

 

-

-

-

Day

Slight

11.

09.08.14

15.08.14

5.36

 

AM 9th

AM 15th

Day/Night

Heavy

 

25.0814

29.08.14

4

4.29

 

AM 26th

PM 27th

2

Day/Night

Moderate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12.

07.09.14

13.09.14

5.11

 

AM 7th

AM 13th

Day/Night

Heavy

13.

24.09.14

27.09.14

4.21

 

PM 24th

PM 26th

Day/Night

Moderate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.

06.10.14

11.10.14

4.86

 

PM 6th

PM 11th

Day/Night

Heavy

15.

24.10.14

27.10.14

4.34

 

AM 24th

PM 27th

3

Night

Heavy

16.

05.11.14

08.11.14

4

4.32

 

AM 5th

PM 8th

4

Night

Heavy

17

22.11.14

25.11.14

4.28

 

AM 23rd

PM 24th

Night

Heavy

18.

22.12.14

26.12.14

4

4.34

 

AM22nd

PM24th

4

Night

Heavy

Total

days

 

94½

 

 

 

 

84½

 

 

 

 

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’)

No.1 NSDD 172m x 22.90m (565’ x 75’), No.2 NSDD 172m x 22.90m (565’ x 75’ )

 

 

BAJ BAJ     :     189m x 25.9m (620’ x 85’)

 

 

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.

 

The 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

 

 

 

i . 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).

 

 

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

 

 

Date.

(D. K. RAO )
Harbour Master (Port)