Berth particulars

Ligplaats details

Afrikahaven Inkassing (Indentation) and Dolphins

Permitted activities

Transhipment – dry
Transhipment - liquid * see explanation 1)
Transhipment gas * see explanation 2)
Tank cleaning
Slops disposal * see explanation 3)
Degassing/drying - tankers and inland tankers * see explanation 4) 5) 6)
Defumigation (empty of poisonous gas)
Lay-bay/waiting * see note )
Bunkering / services

Prohibited activities

Scrap transhipment

Nautical restrictions

Maximum operational length 300 metres
Maximum operational breadth 66 metres
Maximum water depth NAP-15.50 metres
See Operational Area of Berth Designation Decree B&W 2012-082

Explanation

1) with use of a vapour return line for substances falling under article 4.1.5 of the Port Regulations for the North Sea Canal Area 2012.
2) only for small amounts with a maximum of 1,000 Tons at a time (please consult article 3.10 of the Port Bye-laws).
3) with use of a vapour return line for cargo residues falling under article 4.1.5 of the Port Regulations for the North Sea Canal Area 2012.
4) only permitted when reloading / carrying out repairs in Amsterdam.
5) ventilation is not permitted for inland ships empty of petrol (UN1203).
6) please consult the regulations with regard to degassing by inland ships here.

Note:
Please consult the Designation of tanker transhipment berths (Decree 076/RHN/2012)
Please consult the Designation of lay-by berths for tankers (Decree 077/RHN/2012)
Please consult the Operational Area of Berth Designation Decree (Decree B&W 2012-082)

Latitude
52° 25.4626 N
Longitude
4° 44.9549 E

Amerikahaven Buoy 2

Permitted activities

Transhipment - liquid - for seagoing and inland ships - flashpoint above 55°C – non-toxic * see explanation 1)
Lay-bay/waiting * see explanation 3) 4) 5) see note )
Bunkering / services (east side)

Prohibited activities

Transhipment from seagoing ship to seagoing ship
Tank cleaning
Slops disposal * see explanation 2)
Degassing (tankers and inland tankers
Defumigation (empty of poisonous gas)

Nautical restrictions

Maximum length of ship 185 metres or less
Tensile force must be in a southerly direction.
Maximum permitted tensile strain 100 Tons.
Maximum water depth NAP - 14.65 metres

Explanation

1) inland ships on the east side, one at a time, with use of a vapour return line in case of flammable substances with a flashpoint above 55°C
2) slops disposal is permitted for substances not falling under article 4.1.5 of the Port Regulations for the North Sea Canal Area 2012 (flashpoint 55°C)
3) no tankers loaded with substances falling under article 4.1.5 of the Port Regulations for the North Sea Canal Area 2012 (flashpoint 55°C)
4) tankers empty of substances with a flashpoint of 55°C, but only if inerted * or gas free**
5) no gas tankers * inerted means the atmosphere in the tanks contains not more than 8% of oxygen
** gas free means the lower explosive limit (LEL) of the combustible gases is not more than 20% and the tanks are closed

Note:
Please consult the Designation of tanker transhipment berths (Decree 076/RHN/2012)
Please consult the Designation of lay-by berths for tankers (Decree 077/RHN/2012)
Latitude
52° 25.426' N
Longitude
4° 46.273' E

Amerikahaven Buoy 6

Permitted activities

Transhipment-dry Transhipment - liquid * see explanation 1) 2) Tank cleaning Slops disposal * see explanation 3) Lay-bay/waiting * see note

Prohibited activities

Scrap transhipment
Gas transhipment
Degassing tankers and inland tankers
Defumigation (empty of poisonous gas)

Nautical restrictions

Maximum length of ship 120 metres.
Tensile force must be in a northerly direction.
Maximum permitted tensile strain 100 Tons.
Maximum water depth NAP - 14.65 metres.

Explanation

1) with use of a vapour return line for substances falling under article 4.1.5 of the Port Regulations for the North Sea Canal Area 2012
2) transhipment of highly inflammable and toxic substances between tankers is only permitted if no other locations are available, having regard to the limited amount and the limited number of times per year that transhipments of these substances are allowed. In accordance with article 3.10 of the Port Bye-laws
3) with use of a vapour return line if the cargo residues are falling under article 4.1.5 of the Port Regulations for the North Sea Canal Area 2012.

Note:
See Designation of lay-by berths for tankers and the Designation of tanker transhipment berths (Decree 077/RHN/2012 and Decree 076/RHN/2012)

Latitude
52° 24.453' N
Longitude
4° 46.665' E

Averijhaven IJ-palen (Lightering dolphins)

Permitted activities

Transhipment of dry cargo with a transhipment permit* see explanation 1)
Lay-bay/waiting * see explanation 2)

Prohibited activities

Ships with liquid cargoes in bulk, or empty thereof, but not degassed or stripped of hazardous residues

Nautical restrictions

Maximum permitted draught 178 decimetres
Minimal permitted length 200 metres
Maximum permitted length 310 metres
Maximum permitted breadth 45 metres
Maximum water depth NAP -19,50 metres

Explanation

1) at the direction of the Vessel Traffic Management, the transhipment operations must be stopped immediately if the nature of the cargo being transhipped - whether or not in combination with the weather conditions - causes unacceptable nuisance or dust nuisance.
2) - those ships which, after draught survey, appear to be too deep-draughted for a safe lock passage)
- Outgoing ships which, after having caused damage to an engineering structure owned by the Dutch Government, are waiting for the required security deposit
- Ships that have to wait for the tide to pass through the IJmuiden North Lock)
- ships that need to take bunkers
- Emergencies, if deemed necessary by the Harbour Master

Note:
Please also consult Announcement No. 03a/2015

Latitude
52°28.1479
Longitude
4°34.8385

Coenhaven, Pier Azië, bollards 2-14

Permitted activities

Transhipment of dry cargo with a transhipment permit Lay-by/waiting

Prohibited activities

Transhipment - liquid (at the discretion of the Harbour Master)
Scrap transhipment
Coal transhipment
Gas transhipment
Degassing of tankers and inland tankers
Slops disposal * see explanation 1)
Tank cleaning

Nautical restrictions

Maximum water depth NAP -10,5 metres
Please consult Operational Area of Berth Designation Decree: 050 / RHN / 2015

Explanation

1) slops disposal is permitted for substances not falling under article 4.1.5 of the Port Regulations for the North Sea Canal Area 2012.

Franse Boeien

Permitted activities

Cruise ships and other ships * see explanation 1) 2) 3) 4)

Prohibited activities

Transhipment
Carrying out repairs
Constructions over the berth

Nautical restrictions

Maximum length of ship 195 metres Maximum water depth NAP-7,00 metres
The use of two anchors is compulsory, the length of anchor chain may not be more than 7 shackles
The ship's gangway must be lowered up to one metre above the water
If technically feasible, the stern lines must be given from the centre lead or from a lead as close to the centre as possible
Please consult Operational Area of Berth Designation Decree B&W 2012 - 121

Explanation

1) ships loaded with or empty of hazardous substances are not permitted (except if degassed)
2) inland ships are not permitted
3) berths will be allocated in consultation with and with authorization of the Harbour Master and the Urban District
4) assisting tugs – if any - may not have draughts of more than 3.50 metres

Hornhaven Buoy 2

Permitted activities

transhipment of dry cargo with a transhipment permit
transhipment - liquid, substances with a flashpoint above 55°C, non-toxic
tank cleaning
slops disposal * see explanation 1)
lay-bay/waiting
bunkering / services

Prohibited activities

scrap transhipment
coal transhipment
transhipment - liquid of substances falling under article 4.1.5 of the Port Regulations for the North Sea Canal Area 2012
gas transhipment
degassing of tankers and inland tankers
defumigation (empty of poisonous gas)

Nautical restrictions

Maximum operational length 230 metres
Maximum breadth 33 metres (53 metres with exemption)
Maximum water depth NAP-15.50 metres
Tensile force must be in an easterly direction
Maximum permitted tensile strain 85 Tons.
Please consult Operational Area of Berth Designation Decree 009 / RHN / 2016)

Explanation

1) with use of a vapour return line if cargo residues fall under article 4.1.5 of the Port Regulations for the North Sea Canal Area 2012.

Mercuriushaven Buoy 1

Permitted activities

transhipment of dry cargo with a transhipment permit
defumigation (empty of poisonous gas)
lay-bay/waiting * see explanation 1) 2) note)

Prohibited activities

scrap transhipment
coal transhipment
transhipment - liquid
tank cleaning
slops disposal * see explanation 3)
degassing of tankers and inland tankers

Nautical restrictions

maximum operational length 260 metres
Tensile force must be in a southerly direction
Maximum permitted tensile strain 100 Tons.
Maximum water depth NAP -15,50 metres
Please consult Operational Area of Berth Designation Decree 145 / RHN / 2012

Explanation

1) tankers loaded with or empty of substances with a flashpoint of 55°C must be inerted * or gas free **
2) no gas tankers
3) slops disposal is permitted for substances not falling under article 4.1.5 of the Port Regulations for the North Sea Canal Area 2012
* inerted means the atmosphere in the tanks contains not more than 8% of oxygen
** gas free means the lower explosive limit (LEL) of the combustible gases is not more than 20% and the tanks are closed

Note: Please consult the Designation of tanker transhipment berths (Decree 076/RHN/2012)
Please consult the Designation of lay-by berths for tankers (Decree 077/RHN/2012)

Mercuriushaven Buoy 5

Permitted activities

Transhipment of dry cargo with a transhipment permit Defumigation (empty of poisonous gas) Lay-bay/waiting * see explanation 1) 2) note)

Prohibited activities

Scrap transhipment
Coal transhipment
Transhipment - liquid
Tank cleaning
Slops disposal * see explanation 3)
Degassing of tankers and inland tankers

Nautical restrictions

tensile force must be in a southerly direction
Maximum permitted tensile strain 100 Tons.
Maximum water depth NAP - 14.65 metres

Explanation

1) tankers loaded with or empty of substances with a flashpoint of 55°C must be inerted * or gas free **
2) no gas tankers
3) slops disposal is permitted for substances not falling under article 4.1.5 of the Port Regulations for the North Sea Canal Area 2012
* inerted means the atmosphere in the tanks contains not more than 8% of oxygen
** gas free means the lower explosive limit (LEL) of the combustible gases is not more than 20% and the tanks are closed

Note:
Please consult the Designation of tanker transhipment berths (Decree 076/RHN/2012)
Please consult the Designation of lay-by berths for tankers (Decree 077/RHN/2012)

Mercuriushaven, Houtveemkade

Permitted activities

Transhipment of dry cargo with a transhipment permit Lay-by/waiting

Prohibited activities

Transhipment - liquid (at the discretion of the Harbour Master)
Scrap transhipment
Coal transhipment
Gas transhipment
Degassing of tankers and inland tankers
Slops disposal * see explanation 1)
Tank cleaning

Nautical restrictions

Maximum water depth NAP - 11.50 metres

Explanation

1) slops disposal is permitted for substances not falling under article 4.1.5 of the Port Regulations for the North Sea Canal Area 2012.

Neptunushaven, Quay

Permitted activities

Transhipment of dry cargo with a transhipment permit

Prohibited activities

Transhipment - liquid (at the discretion of the Harbour Master)
Scrap transhipment
Coal transhipment
Gas transhipment
Degassing tankers and inland tankers
Slops disposal * see explanation 1)
Tank cleaning

Nautical restrictions

Maximum water depth NAP - 10.50 metres

Explanation

1) slops disposal is permitted for substances not falling under article 4.1.5 of the Port Regulations for the North Sea Canal Area 2012.

quay - maximum quay load
up to 25 metres behind the sheet pile wall 4 Tons/m2
at a distance of 25 metres and more from the sheet pile wall: 10 Tons/m2

Suezhaven Ferry 3

Permitted activities

Transhipment of dry cargo with a transhipment permit lay-bay/waiting * see explanation 1)

Prohibited activities

transhipment - liquid (at the discretion of the Harbour Master)
berthing of tankers loaded with or empty from substances with a flashpoint below or equal to 55°C
berthing of gas tankers
scrap transhipment
coal transhipment
gas transhipment
degassing and tank venting of tankers
slops disposal * see explanation 2)
tank cleaning

Nautical restrictions

Maximum length: 165 metres (188 metres with permit)
Maximum breadth: 33 metres

Please consult Operational Area of Berth Designation Decree 13 / RHN / 2016

Explanation

1) berthing with packaged hazardous substances in accordance with Decree 079/RHN/2012)
2) slops disposal is permitted for substances not falling under article 4.1.5 of the Port Regulations for the North Sea Canal Area 2012

Vlothaven kade paal 14-37

Permitted activities

Transhipment of dry cargo with a transhipment permit Lay-by/waiting

Prohibited activities

Transhipment - liquid (at the discretion of the Harbour Master)
Scrap transhipment
Coal transhipment
Gas transhipment
Degassing of tankers and inland tankers
Slops disposal * see explanation 1)
Tank cleaning

Nautical restrictions

Maximum operational breadth 25 metres
Maximum water depth NAP -12.50 metres
Please consult Operational Area of Berth Designation Decree (030/RHN/2014

Explanation

1) slops disposal is permitted for substances not falling under article 4.1.5 of the Port Regulations for the North Sea Canal Area 2012.

Vlothaven Buoy 6

Permitted activities

Transhipment of dry cargo with a transhipment permit Defumigation (empty of poisonous gas)
lay-bay/waiting * see explanation 1) 2) * see note)

Prohibited activities

Scrap transhipment
Coal transhipment
Transhipment - liquid
Tank cleaning
Slops disposal * see explanation 3)
Degassing of tankers and inland tankers

Nautical restrictions

Maximum operational length 260 metres
Maximum operational breadth 42 metres
Maximum water depth NAP-15.50 metres
Tensile force must be in a south-easterly direction
Maximum permitted tensile strain 100 Tons.
Please consult Operational Area of Berth Designation Decree 040/RHN/2014

Explanation

1) tankers loaded with or empty of substances with a flashpoint of 55°C must be inerted * or gas free **)
2) no gas tankers
3) slops disposal is permitted for substances not falling under article 4.1.5 of the Port Regulations for the North Sea Canal Area 2012
* inerted means the atmosphere in the tanks contains not more than 8% of oxygen
** gas free means the lower explosive limit (LEL) of the combustible gases is not more than 20% and the tanks are closed

Note:
Please consult the Designation of tanker transhipment berths (Decree 076/RHN/2012)
Please consult the Designation of lay-by berths for tankers (Decree 077/RHN/2012)