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Nindakara port (W India)

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Nindakara port (W India)

Characteristics

Description

Nindakara (Neendakara) is an open roadstead port at the entrance to Ashtamudi Backwaters.
At the entrance of that fishing port, two breakwaters shelter a shallow basin, with jetties on its N side where barges load ilmenite sand.

The entrance can be identified from seaward by a break in the palms fringing the shore, and by a bridge, which is prominent, spanning the outlet.

The port is seasonal, operating from mid-November to mid-April.

Pilotage is not available.

Storm signals are displayed; the Brief System is used.

The port can be contacted from 0800 to 2200, only when a vessel is loading, as follows:
VHF: VHF channel 16
Tel:  +91 471 2324842
Fax:+91 471 2324533
Mail: portsdir@asianet.in

18/03/2012
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Joëlle
Nindakara port (W India)
18/03/2012
Update
Joëlle
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