Erawan Marine Terminal

This terminal is owned and operated by Unocal Thailand Ltd. on behalf of itself and Mitsui Oil Exploration Co., Ltd. (MOECO) pursuant to the Joint Operating Agreement.

Terminal Location
Erawan Terminal is situated in the Central Gulf of Thailand, approx. 300 miles south of Bangkok. British Admiralty Charts No. 3963 & 3983.


  • The terminal approach is through the Company's gas field restricted zone via two approach channels, one from the South and the other from the East.
  • The Southern approach channel is 2 miles wide at its narrowest point based on a line between 8° 45' North 101° 30' East and 9° 04' North 101° 25' East.
  • The Eastern approach channel is 2 miles wide at its narrowest point based on a line joining 9° 14.5' North 101° 35' East and 9° 09' North and 101° 32' East and 9° 04' North 101° 25' East.
  • Currents in the area are predominately south easterly and seldom exceed 1 knot.

Terminal Co-ordinates
Lat. 09° 05' 35 North
Long. 101° 20' 47 East

The anchorage is an area of 1 mile radius centered on 9° 04' North, 101 25' East.


  • Pilotage within the terminal area is compulsory, except when proceeding to anchor.
  • A Company Mooring Master will board all vessels scheduled to occupy the loading berth. Masters of the vessels must ensure that they are familiar with, and strictly observe all regulations, paying particular regard to those covering safe operations and pollution of the sea.

Arrival of vessels
The terminal operates 24 hours daily throughout the year, subject to prevailing weather.

Vessel size restrictions
Vessels of a maximum length overall of 800 ft. and a minimum length such that 2 (two) of the terminal fenders will lay alongside the parallel body, may berth at the terminal.

All vessels must maintain their dead weight below 70,000 tons while at the terminal.

Shore leave
Shore leave for visiting vessel's personnel is not permitted.

Services and facilities

  • Bunkers are not available
  • There are no dry-docking or repair facilities available.
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