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Harbour Information

Updated: Dec 7, 2022


Sydney Harbour, Nova Scotia (46 def 09* N * 60 def 12* W) Located in Cabot Strait at the NE shore of Cape Breton Island. A 10-mile long (16 km) *Y* shaped inlet that is open all year round for shipping activity

The commodious harbour covers an areas of some 40 square km (15 square miles).

The SYDNEY MARINE TERMINAL handles cruise ships, project cargo, break bulk, bulk and fuel and is located on the east side of the south arm of the harbour.

Maximum draft: Harbour Channel 16.5 m L.W. WDG; Harbour Anchor 13.7 m L.W. WDG; Tide Varies 0.9 to 1.4 m. Tide: Dock Height Above Waterline at MLW (0.0): 3.45M Harbour pilot pickup: 46 def 18*N, 60 deg 08* W Location of Berth: Lat 48 8 N Long 60 11 58 W

Geographic size: 55,284 sq km Time Zone: Atlantic Standard Time

Dock location: East Side of Sydney Harbour Main Dock length: 275 metres Depth of Water at main dock: 12 metres Length (face of dock to Pavilion): 30 metres Length (face of dock to Fiddle): 23 metres Tendering-in docks length: Docks at 15 metres each

Air draft restrictions: none

Available Anchorages for Tendering: minimum 1 km to tender docks We have serviced 3 ships at tender

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