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Limassol Port

The Limassol Port  is situated on the outskirts of the country’s second main city in terms of population and economic significance. It is the largest port in Cyprus, serving most of the island’s seaborne cargo and passenger traffic. It handles two thirds of the total container traffic locally generated and transhipment as well as the entire volume  of grain imports. Similarly, over 90% of the country’s passenger traffic is presently served by this port.

As a container port, Limassol provides two terminals with six gantry cranes and a total annual capacity of 600.000 TEUs.The port’s new container terminal with a draft of 14 meters along the quay is a part of the first phase of the Limassol Port’s development plan scheduled to be completed by the year 2010. Limassol Port has acquired recently two new tug boats in order to assist the handling of increasing number of bigger vessels. Additional improvements of facilities at Limassol Port include the expansion of the storage capacity of its grain silo, the construction of a     significant number of dolphin berths on the south part of the basin, the upgrading of the western multi-purpose quay into a post panamax  vessel facility as well as the extension of the passenger terminal. Ιn addition to being a major container transhipment center in the Eastern Mediterranean, Limassol is also an  important cruise  linerhub for mini excursions in the region as well as a main stopover  point for international liners cruising in the area.

GENERAL      INFORMATION
Geographical      Location: Lat 34° 39′ N, Long 33° 01′ E
Use: Multipurpose
Regulatory      Status: Customs free area      for transhipment and distribution operations.
Breakwater      Port: Entrance Channel 17 m. deep and 250m. wide. Ship    turning circle 17 m. No LOA limitations – Tide 0,5 m. Outer anchorage – open roadstead, no    draft limitations.
    Marine Craft:     3 tug boats (up to 35 ton bollard pull), 3 pilot    lounches (2×375 BHP, 1mooring boat 130 BHP).
Pilots:     6, all master      mariners.

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONTAINER    OPERATIONS

HANDLING FACILITIES EAST CONTAINER    TERMINAL WEST CONTAINER    TERMINAL
Terminal Area: 22 HA 23 HA
Annual Handling Capacity      (TEU’S): 150.000       450.000
Operation: round the clock all the year round the clock all the year
Berthing Space:     Water Depth     Length     Special Facilities            11 m.     480 m.       ————–     16 m.     620 m.       Ro-Ro ramp 50 m. wide
Sea Shore Cranage: Gantry Cranes*     2

    4

Stacking Yard:     Area     Ground Slots     Reefer Installations
    * Post Panamax or Panamax Plus size

    200.000 sq.m.     4.000     29

 

    200.000 sq.m.     5.000     29
Container Freight Station 37.600      sq.m.
    Transfer and Stacking Equipment:(Servicing both terminals)     Transtainers     Stradle Carriers     Top Loaders for empties     Forklifts (Hyster)     Tug Masters     Trailers (8 wheel units)     4 (40 t.)     7 (35 t.)     5 (30 t.)     4 (44 t.))     20     80
GENERAL    CARGO OPERATIONS
Berthing      Space: Multipurpose, west and north    general quays, water depth 11 m. – total length 800 m. , Ro-Ro vessels served at regular      quays.
    Sea Shore Cranage: 1 level luffing crane (30 t.), 10 mobile    crane (20 – 105 t.), 1 floating crane (65 t.).
    Open Paved Storage Area: various, total area 110.000      sq.m.
Covered Warehousing      Space: 4 sheds (total floor space 40.000      sq.m.), a dangerous    goods store, an agricultural produce inspection shed.
    Transfer and Stacking Equipment:          65 forklift trucks – 22 (8 t.) plus 5 (5 t.) plus 39    (2,5 – 5 t.) -, 4 tractors, 30 trailers (20 – 30 t.).
PASSENGER      & CRUISE    OPERATIONS
Berthing      Space:
Multipurpose, west and north    general quays plus part of east side container terminal quay length, water depth 11 m. -    total length 1000 m. Ferry boats served at regular quays.        Note: Passenger & cruise ships receive    berthing on a priority basis.
Passenger Terminal Building: Area 3.500 sq.m. Facilities – duty    free shops, banks, tourist information counter, lounge/cafeteria, international    telephone exchange, separate halls for departures and arrivals, ship – terminal      transfers,    taxi service.
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