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Mexican ports: Introduction to Alvarado port

Port Alvarado Map

The location of Port Alvarado is shown on the map.

Alvarado's geographical longitude: -74.953211, latitude: 4.566843. One of the main ports on the Mexico route

Mexico's east coast port. Facing the Gulf of Mexico. The maximum draft is 10.36 meters, and the load density of water is 1025. The tidal range is 0.30 meters, and the southeast wind prevails. Forced pilotage, communications via VHF channel 16. The port is on the southwest coast of the Gulf of Mexico, 2.5 kilometers upstream from the mouth of the Papaloapan River. Port service facilities include: boats, medical, fresh water, supplies and repatriation, no ship repairs, fueling, dry docking, towing, and sewage discharge. The water depth at the mouth of the Papaloapan River is 3.04-3.35 meters. The anchorage is 0.80 kilometers away from the entrance and the water depth is 10.97 meters. Large ships generally anchor at the anchorage. There is also an anchorage 4 kilometers outside the bay for anchoring, but it is not safe in winter or during the northerly wind season.

Alvarado is an important maritime port in Mexico. There are 61 ports in Mexico, including 29 major ports, namely: Acapulco (acapulco), Aguascalientes ( aguascalientes), altamira, cancun, celaya, ensenada, guadalajara, guaymas, elmo Hermosillo, Lazaro Cardenas.

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