SociedadPortuariaAtlantic Coal de Colombia S.A., was incorporated in 1989. The Company is dedicated mainly to port activities, specialized in the handling of coal for export. SociedadPortuariaAtlantic Coal de Colombia S.A. is the owner of a port facility, built on its own property, and located on the westernmargin of the River Magdalena, adjacent to the facilities of the SociedadPortuariaRegional de Barranquilla, the public port of the city of Barranquilla.Atlantic Coal also owns 50 % of NORCARBON S.A., a Company that holds title to a coal mine, located in CerroLargo, La Jagua de Ibirico, Department of Cesar, in the northeastern region of Colombia, 350 kilometers south east of the port in Barranquilla.
On July of 2007, ATCOAL S.A., ComercializadoraInternacionalwas incorporated as a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlantic Coal as a Trading Company to promote and sell in the international markets coal produced by NORCARBON, as well as, coal mined by independent producers.
I PORT CONDITIONS:
A.DRAFT: 32ft., brackish water
B. LOADING CONDITIONS
: Steam and Coking Coal: 9.000 tons./day SHIN
Met. Coke:5.000 “““
A.BASIC TARIFF –Steam Coal and Coking Coal: US$ 6.00 /ton.
B. BASIC TARIFF –Met. and furnace Coke:US$ 7.00 /ton.
These tariffs include::
1.TRACTO-TRUCK or BARGE Receipt .
3.Separate piling by customer assigned location.
4.Vessel arrival coordination and mooring at pier
5.Vessel loading according to stowage plan
7.Documentation coordination with authorities and buyer’s Agent
II.ASSETS A.The Port Facility
AAtlantic Coalbuilt with its own resources, the pier and the infrastructure of the port in Barranquilla, with investments of over TWENTY MILLION DOLLARS (USD $20'000,000.oo). The port installations consist of;
a- A yard for the handling of the coal with an approximate extension of9.000 M2., of land property.
bThe pier built by The
Compny, has the following characteristics:
Three docks for the of ship’s mooring, two platforms, constructed on piles of 0.80 mts. in diameter each, anchored 14 meters down in the coralline at the bottom of the Magdalena River bed. This construction meets international specifications to berth vessels of up to 60.000 metric tons capacity. The present conditions of the navigation channel (32ft. draft), allow to load "Handy Size" type vessels. Based on the works being completed onthe River Channel, it is expected that by 2008, the draft will be upgraded to 36ft., which will allow the traffic of Panamaxvessels to the port in Barranquilla.
C- An irrigation system to moist the coal piles by aspersion, a mandatory requirement of the Colombian Ministry of Environmental Protection.
d- Two electrical power plants of 150 KVA, each, to give self-sufficiency to the Port in case of electricity shortages that can affect the 24 hour per day SHINC,port operation. The Port has been accredited internationally as a "Safe Port". This port serves also independent coal producers of the regions of Cesar, Cundinamarca and Boyacá, with the resulting increase in the use of the port capacity. The Port facility can handle 1.200.000 metrictons. of coal for export per year.
1- MICHLEMAR PORT RESTRICTION
MAX LOA 170 MTRSMAX DRAFT 9,14 MTRS FRESH WATER ALONGSIDE. LOADING RATE : ABOUT 90 MT X HR X GANG AGW/WPLOADING PERFORM BY SHIP´S CRANES
PFSO: CAPT CESAR OSORIO – MOBILE 57-310-435 3524, - PHONE 57-5-3559676 / 3556058
MARSEC LEVEL : 1
2-For your information, the berth at this terminal is a floating berth made by 2 barges: one of 56 mtrs Loa and 18 mtrs beam, and other one of 62mtrs Loa and 13,6 mtrs beam for a total of 118 mtrs of floating berth.
Also, the total area of this pier is 4.5 hectares and the area that they have reserved for storing and receiving the coal is 21.200 m2, just in front of the berth.
3-This terminal has a shore crane of 80 mtons capacity and they also have a hydraulic grab of 21 m3 and 2 more grabs of 12 m3 and 17 m3 each. However understand that for this coal project, the vls must be fitted with grabs.
4- Attached pls find some pictures of this terminal.