Local Information Categories

The details of Local Information available at Port are categorised under a number of headings. Details of the types of information included within the structured categories is available below.

Delays

  • What delays in berthing, loading, discharging or bunkering can be expected with regular occurrence

Holidays

  • Dates and details of official and local holidays and whether or not cargo work can be arranged on those days

Notices

  • Notices to Mariners

Time

  • Local time in relation to GMT and dates/details of any alterations made to clocks during the year e.g. Summer time

Weather/Tides

  • Details of tidal range, wind force and direction, precipitation, sea state and whether there are restrictions due to exposure of the berth
  • Contact information for the local weather bureau and broadcasting frequency for weather reports