INFORMATION for PORT ALBANY, United States of America

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  • Name : ALBANY
  • Country : United States of America
  • Location Type : Port
  • UN/Locode* : US ALB
  • MMSI MID Codes : 303, 338, 366, 367, 368, 369, 382, 389

  • Geographical Coordinates :
  • Latitude : 42.64028
  • Longitude : -73.74884

  • Port authority contact details :   GOOGLE  

  • *United Nations Code for Trade and Transport Locations,
    developed and maintained by UNECE since 1981.

Port Size : Medium
Port Type : River Natural
Shelter : Good

Tide : Yes
Ice : No
Swell : No
Other : Yes

Overhead Limits : Yes
Channel : 10.7 m
Anchorage : 12.2 m
Cargo Pier : 9.1 m
Oil Terminal : 9.1 m
Tide : 1.5 m
Vessel LOA : Unlimited

Good Holding Ground : Yes
Turning Area : Yes
1st Port of Entry : Yes
ETA Message : n.a.

Compulsory : Yes
Available : n.a.
Local Assist : n.a.
Advisable : n.a.
Salvage : n.a.
Assist : Yes

Pratique : Yes
SSCC Cert : Yes
Other : n.a.

Telephone : Yes
Telefax : Yes
Radio : Yes
Radio Tel : Yes
Airport : Yes
Railway : Yes

Wharves : Yes
Anchor : Yes
Med Moor : n.a.
Beach Moor : n.a.
Ice Moor : n.a.

Medical Facilities : Yes
Garbage Disposal : n.a.
Degauss : n.a.
Dirty Ballast : No
Fixed : Yes
Mobile : n.a.
Floating : n.a.

100 Tons Plus : Yes
50 - 100 Tons : n.a.
25 - 49 Tons : n.a.
0 - 24 Tons : n.a.

Longshore : Yes
Elect : Yes
Steam : n.a.
Navig Equipment : Yes
Elect Repair : Yes

Provisions : Yes
Water : Yes
Fuel oil : Yes
Diesel Oil : Yes
Deck : Yes
Engine : Yes

Repair : Limited
Dry Dock : n.a.
Marine Rail : n.a.

PORT SIZE - Classification is determined on several decisive factors such as area, facilities and wharf space
PORT TYPE - The main water area of the port.
SHELTER - Provided protection against wind, sea and swell on the spot where port operations are effected. Anchorage shelter is one assured by the use of lighters for cargo handling.
ENTR. RESTRICTIONS - Factors of nature's origin that might prevent ship's entrance in port - ice, swell, etc.
OVERHEAD LIMITS - Indicative parameter showing the presence of a bridge or overhead power cables.
TIDES - Average value in meters. For US ports and US territories it is given in feet.
GOOD HOLDING GROUND - Mariners' confirmed anchorage seabed where an anchor will hold.
TURNING AREA - A place within the port provided for vessel's turning.
1ST PORT OF ENTRY - A port providing clearance of foreign origin goods and crew before Customs and Immigration Authorities. At the First Port of Entry vessels coming from overseas are required to submit a quarantine clearance.
ETA MESSAGE - Indicates the requirement to submit ETA (Estimated Time of Arrival) Notice for that port.
PILOTAGE - Either it is a must or advisable usage of pilotage is directed.
TUGS - Showing the option of using a tug for docking or in need of assistance during anchorage.
LOAD/OFFLOAD - Applicable for the areas where usual port operations are performed.
MEDICAL FACILITIES - Refers to any form of premises for giving medical assistance and accommodation of seamen within the port.
GARBAGE DISPOSAL - Indicated the option to dispose garbage at the pier while being moored or at the anchorage by lighters.
DEGAUSSING - Indicates the availability of degaussing facility.
DIRTY BALLAST - It refers to a port that may receive dirty ballast contaminated with oil and/or chemicals.
CRANES/LIFTS - Provides information about the availability of cranes by type and lifting capacity in tons.
SERVICES - Advises the provision of ordinary and most usual port services.
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