Towage Services at Geraldton Port

Towage schedule of tariffs

Effective fromDownload Link
1 April 2021

Tug Capacity

Boat NamePull CapacityDrive type
"Svitzer Abrolhos" 70 tonnes bollard pull capacity Forward azimuthal drive/tractor tug
"Svitzer Wilu" 70 tonnes bollard pull capacity Forward azimuthal drive/tractor tug
"Svitzer North" 70 tonnes bollard pull capacity Azimuthal stern drive tug

As tractor tugs Abrolhos and Wilu may be used on departures at the centrelead forward provided ship's speed does not exceed 7.5 knots in normal port operating weather conditions. North as an ASD is not suitable for this role.

For arrivals via the main (southern) channel tugs will generally meet the ship before numbers 3 & 4 beacons.

For the arrivals via the northern channel tugs will generally meet the ship just prior to the junction of the two channels.

Abrolhos facts at a glance

Wilu facts at a glance

North facts at a glance

Engagement of Tugs

Agents are advised that tugs must be ordered by 1530 hours on the previous day, or in the case of Weekends and Public Holidays, by 1530 on the previous working day. Orders to be placed at Harbour Masters Office. These orders can be changed, provided two hours' notice is given to the operating Harbour Master.

In the event of tug(s) being ordered and then cancelled or re-scheduled at less than TWO (2) hours' notice, a cancellation/re-scheduling fee will be applied.

Contact Duty Scheduler
Phone (08) 9964 0505
Email shipping@midwestports.com.au

Abrolhos facts at a glance

IMO No. 9881275
MMSI 503658000
Call Sign VMKL
Designed Speed 12 knots Ahead / 13 knots Astern
Port of Registry Fremantle
Designed Bollard Pull ahead 70 tonnes
Fire Fighting Capacity FOUR (4) Electric Remote Controlled FIRE FIGHTING MONITORS,
Type: FFS 1200/300 LB, Capacity: 1200/300m³/h at approx.
10 bar.
Throw 135 m, Height 55.6 m
Length OA 28.40M
Length Waterline BPP 26.66M
Gross Tonnage 443 tons
Year built 2020

Wilu facts at a glance

IMO No. 9881287
MMSI 503114450
Call Sign VMKM
Designed Speed 12 knots Ahead / 12 knots Astern
Port of Registry Fremantle
Designed Bollard Pull ahead 70 tonnes
Fire Fighting Capacity  FOUR (4) Electric Remote Controlled FIRE FIGHTING
MONITORS, Type: FFS 1200/300 LB, Capacity:
1200/300m³/h at approx. 10 bar.
Throw 123 m, Height 55.4 m
Length OA 28.40M
Length Waterline BPP 26.66M
Gross Tonnage 443 tons
Year built 2021

North facts at a glance

IMO No. 9881263
Call Sign VMKK
Designed Speed 13 knots Ahead / 12 knots Astern
Port of Registry Fremantle
Designed Bollard Pull ahead 70 tonnes
Astern 68 tonnes
Fire Fighting Capacity n/a
Length OA 30.0M
Length Waterline BPP 28.5M
Gross Tonnage 489 tones
Year built 2020

Svitzer Abrolhos, Svitzer Wilu, Svitzer North