Site Autárquico - Câmara Municipal de Faro

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By Sea

The Port of Faro is administrated by the Portuguese Port and Maritime Transport Institute – South Delegation.

Phone: +351 289 860 600 - from a national fixed networkFax: +351 289860 666E-mail: geral.faro@imarpor.ptWebsite: www.imarpor.ptAddress: Rua do Alportel, 10 – 3. ° Andar, 8000-293 FARO PORTUGAL


The arrival to Faro may be done by sea, once the city has a Harbour / Commercial Port with the following characteristics:

Elements to approach the PortWater depth in relation to the hydrographic zero:Sand Bar – 8 metersChannel – 5.5 metersManeuver basin – 5.5 meterWater density in the channel and port: salty water – 1.025Average tide level in BWAV/PMAV: 0.53/3.38Average tide level in BWAM/PMAM: 1.37/2.63Seabed: sand

Informations about the Port / RestrictionsDaily manouvres port – the manouvres are preferentially made during the dayTide restrictions – the manouvres are preferentially made during the high tide

Portuguese Port and Maritime Transport Institute – South Delegation

Note: Ships with dimensions over the following, or arrivals/departures/changes out the established periods (daily period and/or high tide), may be authorized after analysis and assent by the Pilotage Department of  the  Port Authority


Name of the Port: CAIS COMERCIALLength: 200 metersPort high over HZ: 5 metersMaximum length overall: 110 meters (up to 120 meters, (examined on a case-by-case basis)Maximum draft: 64 metersMaximum draft to the Port: 7.0 metersCranes: The Port has 3 cranes -  2×6 ton SWL e 1X12 ton SWL


Name of the Port: TERMINAL DE COMBUSTÍVEIS (bridge-port)


Mooring Line Number in Bow and Stern
Ships with deadweight inferior to 3000 ton Minimum 4,2 must be Spring lines
Ships with deadweight between 3000 and 6000 ton Minimum 5,2 must be Spring lines


Hose Number Length Diameter
LPG 4 10 meters 2 inches
JET A1/Gasoil 3 10 meters 6 inches

Available services: water supply, electricity, fuel and garbage and waste water collection.


The Port of Faro has a tugboat with 400 bhp, mandatory for ships of dangerous loads.