Bourgas Port, Bulgaria
UNCTAD Code: BGBOJ
Lat/Lon: 42°28' N / 27°28 E
BA Chart No: 2399 & 2283 (approaches)
Admiralty Pilots Book: NP24
Port Security Level: 1
The port area of Bourgas consists of all waters West of a line joining Nos Lakhna, (42°33'N 027°34'E) and Nos Talasakra (Kavos Nikolo - 42°27'N 027°39'E), with a length of 7 mm and a NE direction.
The outer harbor is entered via a Traffic Separation Scheme which leads West from the traffic roundabout, centered on 42°29'N 027°42'E. The port area is divided into outer and inner harbors. The boundary between the two harbors is the line joining Nos Poros and Nos Burgas.
The Port consists of:
- "BMF Port Bourgas", a private port under concession of Navigation Maritime Bulgare AD company as from 2011. The Port consists of the ex West Port Bourgas and Terminal 2A Bourgas. The port handles bulk and general cargo, containers, Ro-ro cargo and liquid chemical cargoes via 10 berths with lengths up to 280 m and drafts from 5 m up to 14.6 m.
- "Port of Bourgas EAD" (ex ‘’East Port Bourgas‘’), which controls a Passenger Terminal at the very entrance of the Port with 2 berths accepting vessels up to max loa 320m and max draft 10m, as well as a marina for small and medium size yachts up to 20m. It also controls the new “Nessebar Passenger Terminal”, as from October 2014, offering services to cruise/pax vessels with max loa 160 meters and max draft 7 meters.
- "Port Bulgaria West" (ex Fishery Port) RT) with 3 shallow drafted berths accepting vessels with draft ranging 6-8.5m with fully integrated intermodal transport system offering shore cranes, storage facilities (open and closed) and railway and road link to every berth
- "KRZ Port Bourgas" offering 2 berths accepting vessels with max LOA 220 m and max draft 8.5 m.
- "Oil Terminal Bourgas" accepts tankers as follows:
> Pier No 1 max draft 9.6 m and max LOA 180 m with 2 x 8 inch shore manifold for oil products
> Pier No 2 max draft 12 m and max LOA 260 m with 1 x 16 inch shore manifold for oil products
> Pier No 3 max draft 6.8 m with 1 x 4 inch shore manifold
- "Bourgas Shipyard" offering dry docking services. There is one floating dock accepting vessels with lifting capacity 4500 MT, max LOA 160 m, max beam 23 m and max draft 5.10 m. There are also 2 new-building berths 400x30 m and 250x36 m equipped with 16t cranes.
Five anchorage areas have been established between 0.5nm and 4.5nm ENE of Nos Poros as follows, (numbered from W to E):
Area No1 – vessels with LOA up to 150 m:
1. Lat 42°28'10 N; Long 27°29'10 E
2. Lat 42°27'80 N; Long 27°29'10 E
3. Lat 42°27'50 N; Long 27°29'70 E
4. Lat 42°27'30 N; Long 27°29'70 E
5. Lat 42°27'30 N; Long 27°30'50 E
6. Lat 42°28'10 N; Long 27°30'50 E
Area No2 – tankers with Displacement up to 5000MT:
1. Lat 42°28'10 N; Long 27°30'60 E
2. Lat 42°27'50 N; Long 27°30'60 E
3. Lat 42°27'50 N; Long 27°31'20 E
4. Lat 42°28'10 N; Long 27°31'20 E
Area No3 - vessels with LOA over 150 m:
1. Lat 42°30'00 N; Long 27°32'00 E
2. Lat 42°29'40 N; Long 27°32'00 E
3. Lat 42°30'00 N; Long 27°33'40 E
4. Lat 42°29'40 N; Long 27°33'40 E
Area No4 - tankers with Displacement over 5000MT:
1. Lat 42°30'00 N; Long 27°33'40 E
2. Lat 42°29'40 N; Long 27°33'40 E
3. Lat 42°29'40 N; Long 27°34'80 E
4. Lat 42°30'00 N; Long 27°34'80 E
Area No5 - vessels under quarantine and carrying dangerous cargo:
1. Lat 42°28'20 N; Long 27°32'20 E
2. Lat 42°28'20 N; Long 27°32'60 E
3. Lat 42°27'80 N; Long 27°32'60 E
4. Lat 42°27'70 N; Long 27°32'20 E
Nil. There are no strong currents and tides which can effect navigation.
Dock density: The dock density is approx. 1012-1014.