Foynes

Foynes

Deepwater general purpose terminal

Foynes is the principle general purpose terminal on the Estuary and caters for dry bulk, break bulk, liquid and project cargoes.

  • Length of Jetties: West 271M;East 295M;Tanker 100M
  • Max length of vessel: 200 M (circumstances may allow greater)
  • Max draught at berth: 10.5 M
  • Max draught for channel from sea to berth: 7.8m + tide
  • Max Beam: 32.3 M (daylight only at this beam)
  • Unloading Rate: Depends on crane/material; see Cargo Handling Equipment and Storage pages for further details
  • Bunker availability: Manifold (West Jetty) or truck
  • Fresh Water: Yes
  • Stores: Yes – no truck access to tanker jetty
  • HFO Discharge: All pipes (oil & chemical) are 8 inch (West Jetty 10 inch); contact terminal operator for pumping rates