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Richards Bay - ZARCB - South Africa

Entering the Seaport of Richards Bay


Approaching Richards Bay


As you approach the seaport of Richards Bay, you will first need to contact the port control tower on VHF channel 12 to request permission to enter. The tower will provide you with instructions on which channel to switch to for further communication.

Navigating the Entrance Channel


Once you have received permission to enter, you will need to navigate the entrance channel. The channel is marked by buoys and is approximately 2.5 nautical miles long. The channel has a depth of 19 meters and a width of 200 meters, so be sure to stay within the marked boundaries.

Entering the Harbor


After navigating the entrance channel, you will enter the harbor. The harbor has a depth of 23 meters and can accommodate vessels up to 350 meters in length. As you enter the harbor, be sure to keep a lookout for other vessels and follow the designated traffic lanes.

Approaching the Berth


Once you have reached your designated berth, you will need to contact the port control tower again to request permission to dock. The tower will provide you with instructions on which berth to use and any additional information you may need.

Conclusion


Entering the seaport of Richards Bay requires careful navigation and communication with the port control tower. By following the designated channels and staying within the marked boundaries, you can safely and efficiently enter the harbor and dock at your designated berth.
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