Port of Paysandu: Physical Infrastructure

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PORT FACILITIES

 

Overseas dock:

 

Maximum length: 100 m

 

Width: 17.70 m

 

Structure of concrete, reinforced by transverse and vertical beams

 

Six cast iron mooring bollards

 

Depth: 6.60 m to zero (22 feet)

 

Five-tonne crane

 

Retaining wall of 250 m of length at the south end

 

 

 

Cabotage dock:

 

Maximum length: 300 m

 

Width: 13 m from the end of the wall to the eaves of the warehouses

 

Nine cast iron mooring bollards

 

Depth: 4m to zero (13 feet)

 

Rails for trains and three-tonne cranes are being installed at the dock.

 

 

Facilities:

 

Two warehouses that are 80 m long, 20 m wide and 9 m high each, in working conditions.

 

An open warehouse, next to the other two warehouses, with a usable area of approximately three hectares.

 

A weighbridge with a capacity of 60 tonnes.