The access to the Terminal by fluvial Route is across the De la Plata and Paraná de Las Palmas River, through Emilio Mitre Canal. The draft of Emilio Mitre Canal (access by De La Plata River) is, at present, 34 feet to zero, keeping the same draft at our port.
Tug boats are not requested for de mooring and the unmooring.
It is formed by two recently built docks.
South Post or Berth Nº 1:
It has three (3) dolphins and it allows overseas vessels of up to 56,000 tons of deadweight and a LOA of between 50 and 230mts. It also has facilities for the berthing of smaller vessels and barges.
New installation started up in the late 2006.
The operation platform connection to shore is made by means of a viaduct of 7.3 meters wide. In that viaduct, it is the piping network that reaches the pier’s head.
North Post or Berth Nº 2:
It has two (2) berthing dolphins for vessels and barges of up to 37,000 tons of deadweight and a LOA of between 50 and 135mts.
The new installations started up in the middle 2007.
The operation platform connection to shore is made by means of a viaduct of 6 meters wide. In that viaduct, it is the piping network that reaches the pier’s head.
The following operative lines reach both shipping pier heads:
One line of 14”
Two lines of 10”
Two lines of 8
A simultaneous operation at both piers can only take place when the minimum safe distance between the moored vessels is over 35 mts.
Vitco SA counts with the certification of International Shipping Port Security (ISPS) issued under statement 80/05 of Prefectura Naval Argentina (Argentine Coast Guard) and its respective inspections and validations.