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GAC 01072014Port navigation depths in port entrance & berths
August 01, 2014, Australia, Mackay

The design and actual port navigation depths [at Mackay] below port datum, Lowest Astronomical Tide, are amended as of 31 July, as follows:

Entrance Channel

– Design depth (metres): 8.5

– Actual depth (metres): 8.3*

Swing Basin

– Design depth (metres): 8.5

– Actual depth (metres): 8.5

Berth No 1

– Design depth (metres): 10.6

– Actual depth (metres): 11.1*

Berth No 3

– Design depth (metres): 13.0

– Actual depth (metres): 12.9*

Berth 3 & 4 Composite

– Actual depth (metres): 12.9*

Berth No 4

– Design depth (metres): 10.6

– Actual depth (metres): 11.0*

Berth No 5

– Design depth (metres): 12.5

– Actual depth (metres): 12.2*

* Revised or new entry.

For information about operations in Australia contact GAC Australia at shipping.australia@gac.com

Updated channel depth
August 01, 2014, Australia, Townsville

After recent bed levelling at Townsville, the depth of the Platypus Channel has been revised to 11.0m.

This means tidal windows for vessels with a draft of 9.70m or greater.

For information about operations in Australia contact GAC Australia in shipping.australai@gac.com

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