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Canadian Ports: Introduction to Botwood Port

Botwood Harbor Map

Botwood Port location is shown on the map.

Botwood's geographical longitude: -55.3440853, latitude: 49.1422983. One of the major ports on the Canada Line

Canadian seaport. It is located in the northeastern part of Newfoundland in the east of the country and on the Atlantic coast. The maximum draft is 10.6 meters and the load density of water is 1025. The tidal range is 1.3 meters. Northeasterly wind prevails. Communication links use radio VHF 156.8 and 156.55 MHz. From January to April every year, icebreakers are available to assist navigation. Port service facilities include: bunkering, medical care, fresh water supply, supplies, and repatriation. There are no ship repair, dry dock, dinghy, towing or sewage facilities. The port has 5 berths: National Transportation Terminal, 82 meters long, with a minimum water depth of 6.1 meters; American Smelting Company Terminal, 123 meters long, with a minimum water depth of 9.4 meters, for loading concentrate ores and unloading fuel and sulfur; Paper Company Terminal, 142 meters long, The water depth at the front is 8.2 to 9.4 meters, for loading newsprint and unloading caustic alkali; the government oil tanker terminal has a bollard berth with a minimum water depth of 7 meters; the IRVING Petroleum Company terminal has a bollard berth with a minimum water depth of 8.2 meters.

Botwood is an important shipping port in Canada. There are 165 ports in Canada, including 12 major ports, namely: Calgary (calgary), Montreal (montreal, qc), Port Rupert (prince rupert), Vancouver (vancouver, bc), Winnipeg (winnipeg), Halifax (halifax), Toronto (toronto, on), Edmonton (edmonton), Ottawa (ottawa, on), Ports of regina, saskatoon, hamilton, on.

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