DONGHAE(OKKYE / BUKPYUNG)(37-29-00-N / 129-08-00E)

1) BUNKERING

No bunker storage tanks around here, Barge should carry bunkers from Ulsan or Pusan whenever demanded.

 Method Of Delivery

 By barge or oil lighter

 Products

 All kinds

 Minimum Charge

 USD300 ~ 500 in case under 100 MT lumpsum

 Inquiry

 For quotation

2) PORT INFORMATION

INTRODUCTION
Donghae port is located on the around middle part of the eastern coast of Korean Peninsula and it has been still well known as Bukpyung worldwide on marine charts, but Donghae is the official name of this port. Donghae port was first partly opened in 1978 primarily for the export of and for the local sea-borne transportation of bulky and clinker cement.
 
APPROACH AND ENTRANCE
No approach channels. Port entrance is covered by two breakwater. The approaches are also indicated on BA chart 882 and Korean chart 141.
 
TIDES AND WEATHER
Donghae port confronting with the East sea is under the direct influence of the open sea. Occasionally, easterly sudden gales without warning do cause very heavy swell in outer harbour, swell in outer harbour, rendering very dangers and unstableness for all vessels lying at outer anchorages. Especially, strict caution should be taken all the time during the period from December to March in winter season. Dense fogs frequently occur from mid-May to mid-July, sometime deteriorating visibility of less than 100m, but duration not too long.
 
PILOTAGE
Pilot station 37-30-00N 129-12-00E.
Pilotage is compulsory. Two competent pilots.
 
PORT ADMINISTRATION
The port is administered by all governmental agencies including Tonghae District Maritime and Port Administration (KMPA, Donghae). Quarantine, immigration, customs are in service all the time.
 
QUARANTINE
Quarantine anchorage 1,450m off the south end of the north(outside) breakwater with circle of 500m in diameter.
 
COMMUNICATION
VHF CH 12 is available between vessel and harbour control.
 
ANCHORAGE
There are total 10 anchorages in outer harbour limit. These anchorages are used only for waiting berths where no cargo operations is done.

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