The port of Cabo Rojo is located southwest of the island in a province called Pedernales. This is a natural harbor which belong to a mining private company, “Ideal Dominicana, S.A.” who use this port for the loading of limestone, aggregate and road base and for the discharge of explosives for the mining company. Facility has a mooring dolphin system which make possible the berthing of vessels up to 213 meters.ANCHORAGE:
Two deepwater anchorage areas are located outside the port. Pilot will indicate the best location.PILOTAGE:
Pilot and harbor master can be contacted by radio channel 16.
Berthing is recommended early in the morning hour due to strong offshore winds during daylight hours.RESTRICTIONS:
Sailing 24 hours a day but berthing is not recommended at night time.STOWAWAYS:
Unfortunately, all ports within the Dominican Republic are facing drastic problems related to stowaways. The unauthorized boarding of vessels, while at roads, or in port, are the most serious hazard you shall have to face. Prior to sailing the vessel will be boarded by a team of Dom. Rep. Navy personnel who shall perform a ship search for stowaways. However, the best way to minimize the risk of stowaways is by hiring private security service which can be arranged by the agent on a no cure/ no pay basis.
BERTH DETAILS UPDATED AUGUST 15, 2002
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