Chimbote /

Port information

The Sea Terminal is located in the North sector of Ferrol Bay, protected by three islands which conform two channels of entry.

Geographical locations

Lat. 9º 05' S
Long 78º 37' O

Infuence zone

The Sea Terminal of Chimbote, is for an area of 30,600 sq. Kilometers with a population near to 705,000 habitants. This influence area comprises the provinces of Huaraz, Corongo, Huari, Huaylas, Mariscal Luzurriaga, Payasca, Pomabamba, Recuay, Santa Sihuas and Yungay, of the Ancash City.

Communication routes

The Panamericana highway passes the Chimbote Port. The Huallanca railway is not used, a few kilometers there is an airport.

Navigation aids

Port Settlement: 4 hrs and 19 minutes.
Tidal Amplitude during syzygies: 1.09m
Average of tidal amplitude: 0.79m
Anchorage places: It can be done in waters from 18 to 9 meters over bottom of mud and sand in the bay.

Port facilities

Freight Platform Nº 1.- For direct traffic jam of ships. Size 185m. long and 16m. wide.
Height of platform in high waters: 2.36 meters.
Predominant Material: Reinforced concrete.
Average of depth of freight platform: 9m.
Installed defenses: Sheetpiling of wood and wood piles creosoted.
Number of bitts: 18.
Railway: It is extended along freight platform. It is of 1.02 meters wide.

Freight Platform Nº 2.- For the service of big boats. Size 54m. long and 18m. wide.
Height of platform in high waters: 2.13 meters.
Predominant Material: Reinforced concrete.
Average of depth of freight platform: 4,5m.

Freight Platform Nº 3.- 265m. long and 16m. wide
Railway along freight platform: It has transporting band for the loading and unloading of minerals in bulk.
Warehouses: There is a warehouse, whose are is of 1,783.44sq. Meters.
Zone: There is a zone with a total area of 10,559 sq. Meters.
Submarine Piping: Located at the mean part of Ferrol Bay for the unloading of oil byproducts.

Floating Material
* 1 tugboat of 400 HP.
* 1 boat of 160 HP.

Drinking water supply: Through pipings of 4" installed in the freight platform Nº1.