port facilities

port facilities

Infrastructure & Land

The following provides an overview of the facilities available at each berth and their specifications.

Island Harbour Wharf

No.1 Berth
Length160m
Maximum Working Draught7.0m
Covered StorageNo. 1 Cargo Shed 2,000m2
Open Storage200m2 concrete apron at east and west end of cargo shed
AccessDirect road on to wharf
Width of Wharf Apron11.5m
ConstructionConcrete relieving platform on steel sheet piles

Maximum single axle loading 50 tonnes, distributed 3 tonnes per m2

This berth is leased to Sanford Ltd. Contact Sanford Ltd at Bluff for further information.

No.2 Berth
Length190m
Maximum Working Draught7.7m
Covered StorageNo. 2 Cargo Shed 1,400m2
AccessDirect road onto wharf
Width of Wharf Apron11.5m
ConstructionConcrete reliving platform on steel sheet piles

Maximum single axle loading 50 tonnes, distributed 3 tonnes per m2

No.2 Cross Berth
Length70m
Maximum Working Draught6.0m
AccessRoad access only
No.3 Berth
Length213m (total length of No 3 and 4 berths 426m)
Maximum Working Draught9.7m
Covered StorageNo. 3 Cargo Shed 11,200m2
Open StorageConcrete apron 650m2 at east end of shed
AccessDirect road access onto wharf
Width of Wharf Apron16m
ConstructionConcrete relieving platform on steel sheet piles
Specialised FeaturesPower outlets for refirgerated containers in west end of No. 3 cargo shed and on the western apron
Specialised Cargo FacilitiesThe berth is suitable for break bulk vessels, having ample space on the wharf and in the back up areas
No.3A Berth
Length153m
Maximum Working Draught9.2m
Covered StorageNo. 2 and No. 3 cargo sheds in close proximity
Open Storage1,800m2 concrete area at southern end of wharf, 500m2 apron at east end, No. 3 cargo shed
AccessDirect road access onto wharf
Width of Wharf Apron15m
ConstructionConcrete relieving platform on steel piles
Specialised Cargo FacilitiesHeated 200mm diameter bulk liquid lines from storage tank installation and 200mm diameter acid pipeline

Maximum single axle loading 50 tonnes, distributed 3 tonnes per m2



No.4 Berth
Length213m (total length of No. 3 and No. 4 berths is 426m)
Maximum Working Draught9.7m
Covered StorageNil
Open StorageArea of 30,000m2
AccessDirect road access onto wharf
ConstructionConcrete relieving platform on steel sheet piles
No.5 Berth
Length213m
Maximum Working Draught9.7m
Covered StorageSpecalised dairy product storage shed
AccessDirect road access onto wharf
ConstructionConcrete relieving platform on steel sheet piles

Maximum single axle loading 50 tonnes, distributed 3 tonnes per m2

No.6 Berth
Length135m, maximum length of vessel 90m
Maximum Working Draught7.75m
Covered StorageNo. 6 cargo shed 1,500m2 (shed leased to petfood manufacturer and exporter)
Open StorageAvailable on wharf apron as required
AccessDirect road access onto wharf
ConstructionConcrete relieving platform on steel sheet piles
Width of Wharf30m

Maximum single axle loading 50 tonnes, distributed 3 tonnes per m2

Suitable for small vessels, eg. oil rig tenders, fishing vessels etc.

No.7 Berth
Length100m
Maximum Working Draught8.0m
AccessRoad access onto wharf
ConstructionConcrete relieving platform on steel sheet piles

Maximum single axle loading 50 tonnes, distributed 3 tonnes per m2

Cold store and environmental loading area 150m from berth

No.8 Berth
Length230m
Maximum Working Draught9.7m
AccessDirect road only
Open Storage10,000m2 adjacent to berth. Conveyor loading system for woodchips at 700 tonnes per hour
Wharf Apron50m plus in width
ConstructionConcrete relieving platform on steel sheet piles

Maximum single axle loading 50 tonnes, distributed 3 tonnes per m2

Town Wharf - Tanker Berths

No.11 Berth
Length210m
Maximum Working Draught9.7m
AccessDirect road on to wharf