Detailed Port Information
La Romana



Time zone : GMT - 4 hours
Latitude/Longitude : 18.25 N./68.57 W.
British admiralty : 467
U.S. admiralty : 25849

The port of La Romana belong to Central Romana Corporation which is a private company established in 1911 and has the largest sugar mill in the Dominican Republic.

La Romana

The city of La Romana, with its tourist areas, prosperous businesses and industries, and international airport, is a dynamic center of economic activity for the Eastern Region of the island.

ANCHORAGE:

There is a safe and protected anchorage area immediately outside the port and located to the west of Catalina island with a depth of 15 to 18 fathoms.

PILOTAGE:

Pilot and harbor master can be contacted by radio channel 16. Pilot boards the vessel about 1.5 mile Southwest from the harbor entrance from a small boat of about 35 feet in length.

RESTRICTIONS:

Entry and departure movement are restricted to daylight hours only.

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.

Maximum LOA : 630 ft. (192 meters)
Maximum Beam : 100 ft. (30.48 meters)
Max draft on approach : 36 ft. (11.00 meters)
Max draft alongside the berth : 34 ft. (10.36 meters)
Airdraft : No restrictions
Water density : 1.025 (salt water inside the harbor)

BERTH DETAILS UPDATED AUGUST 15, 2002
LA ROMANA

BERTH NAME LENGTH OF BERTH MAX L.O.A. MAX DRAFT CARGO TYPES
1 220 meters 198 meters 10.36 meters Molasses, sugar, furfural, fuel oil, diesel oil, lumber & containers

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