Ta Phut (industrial port)
1992, the Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT) awarded
a contract to the Thai Prosperity Terminal Company to operate
the Mab Ta Phut Industrial Port's multi-purpose terminal. The
multi-purpose terminal is one of the port's three terminals. It
services shipments of bulk cargo, commodities and ore.
The Map Ta
Phut Port is located in the Province of Rayong, and is situated
on the Gulf of Thailand on stretch of east-west oriented coastline
approximately midway between Sattahip to the west and Koh Samet
Island to the east. The site is approximately 220 km. by road
from Bangkok and effectively faces open sea to the south.
This seaport is located at the eastern part of the gulf of Thailand
and it is sheltered of the gulf of Thailand and it is sheltered
Lat 12° 40' N.
Long 101° 10' E.
Quay length : 330.0 m
depth : 10.5 m
Berthing depth : 10.0 m
Wharf apron : 70.0 m
Shed : size 40 x 102 m (4080 m2)
Pilot boarding: Lat 12° 36'N
Long 101° 10'E
compulsory for all vessels over 500 GRT either berthing or unberthing.
Pilots will be provided and arranged by the Harbour Department.
Application is made to Map Ta Phut Pilot office Tel. (038) 684443,
CH.13, CH16. Harbour Tug Boats are available.
Dredging approximately 7 million cubic metres of material to provide:
- An entrance
channel 125 metres wide to depths of up to 10.5 metres below
Chart Datum (CD);
berthing and maneuvering areas to depths ranging from 5 metres
to 10 metres below CD;
to depths ranging from 7.0 metres to 15.5 metres below CD in
which to construct quay walls.
Construction of a rubber mound breakwater armoured with natural
stone. The length of the breakwater is about 1.5 km and it is
built in water depths ranging from 3 metres to 5 metres below
CD. There is also a 300 metres long grout built in water depths
up to 2 metres below CD.