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Junk anchorage (Pinang)

Junk anchorage (Pinang)

Characteristics

Description

The Junk Anchorage, just south of the Tanjong City Marina, lies off the clan jetties (the New, Yeoh, Lee, Tan, Chew and Lim jetties).

Diesel fuel is usually available from a fuel barge nearby. The Junk Anchorage is exposed to weather from the north and east.

27/11/2011
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Junk anchorage (Pinang)
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Tanjong city marina (Pinang)

0.3nm
53°
Tanjong City Marina based around the century-old Church Street Pier.


Tanjung City Marina is an abandoned marina off Weld Quay within George Town's UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built in the early 2000s by the Malaysian federal government to rejuvenate ...
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Pinang harbor (Penang) (Malaysia)

1.5nm
69°
Pinang Harbor is one of Malaysia’s largest ports and handles most of the trade for the cultural, industrial, and agricultural regions of Northern Peninsular Malaysia.
The port complex includes facilities on Pulau Pinang at Georgetown and on the mainland at Butterworth and Perai ...
20 Dec 11

E-Gate anchorage (Pinang)

2.6nm
211°
E-Gate anchorage lies , after proceeding south down the Western Channel from the Junk Anchorage.
Anchor offshore from either the E-Gate building (prominent cupola) or the blue-roofed building housing the Jabatan Laut headquarters for the northern region of peninsula Malaysia.
Be ...
27 Nov 11

Sungai Muda (Malaysia)

9.9nm
The Sungai Muda is located about 6 miles S of the Sungai Merbok entrance. It is obstructed by a sandy bar which dries from 0.6 to 1.2m at LW.
Small craft, drawing 1m, can enter at half tide and proceed about 4 miles upstream.
20 Dec 11

Sungai Merbok river (Sungai Petani) (Malaysia)

16nm
The Sungai Merbok (Merbau River), the entrance to which is formed between the low coast on the N and the hills to the S, is fronted by the coast mud flat, which has depths under 5.5m, and extends nearly 3 miles to seaward.
There is a depth of 2m on the bar, with depths of 5m within. ...
20 Dec 11

Pulau Bunting (Malaysia)

28nm
358°
Pulau Bunting is the northernmost in a row of islands off Yan District in Kedah. It is also the only one to be linked to the mainland by a bridge.
The Pulau Bunting Bridge, or Jambatan Pulau Bunting connects it to the mainland Kedah.
20 Dec 11

Sungai Kurau (Bagan Serai) (Malaysia)

25nm
169°
The Sungai Kurau enters the sea about 5 miles SSE of Tanjong Piandang. The Sungai Kurau is navigable at HW by craft drawing 1.8m, about 15 miles upstream.
Selinsing Bay is shallow and forms the entrance to the Sungai Sangga Besar, the main approach to Port Weld, and the SungaiSelinsing. ...
21 Dec 11

Pulau Paya (Langkawi) (Malaysia)

42nm
335°
Pulau Paya lies 6.5 miles E from Pulau Segantang, 88m high, is densely wooded and steepto, except for part of the NE side.
The Pulau Paya Marine Park has been established and special regulations may apply.
Pulau Lembu, 73m high, lies 0.5 mile NE of Pulau Paya. A rock awash lies ...
19 Dec 11

The Sungai Kedah river (Malaysia)

41nm
355°
From the Sungai Kedah the coast, with an adjoining mud flat, extends in a S direction for a distance of about 26 miles to the entrance of the Sungai Merbok (Merbau River), and continues low and wooded until within 8 or 9 miles of that river, where the conspicuous Gunong Jerai, 1,212m ...
20 Dec 11

Pulau Pangkor (Malaysia)

72nm
169°
Off the coast of perak State, north of Selangor , lies a cluster of fabulous islands with unquestionably some of the best coves and beaches on the western coast of peninsular Malaysia.
Among them, two islands predominate in terms of accessibility, infrastructure and development ...
21 Dec 11

Kampung Kuala Sepetang

38nm
153°
Port Weld is the port for Taiping the former capital city of Perak. It is situated about 5 NM above the entrance of the Sungai Sangga Besar, and is connected by rail and a good road.
Once the busiest port in the region, its facilities  were mainly for exporting of processed ...
21 Dec 11

Pulau Segantang (Langkawi) (Malaysia)

45nm
327°
Pulau Segantang, consisting of two rocky islets, 25m high, lies about 22 miles W of the Sungai Kedah and 10 miles SE from the S extremity of Pulau Dayang Bunting.
There are depths of 29.3m close to its N and E sides and 34.7m about 2 miles SW.
A Marine Park, with a radius of ...
19 Dec 11
Local Area

Pulau Pinang (Malaysia)

Penang is a state in Malaysia and the name of its constituent island, located on the northwest coast of peninsular Malaysia by the strait of Malacca.
It is bordered by Kedah in the north and east, and Perak in the south.
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Strait of Malacca (East)

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Sumatra W coast (Indonesia)

On the W coast of Sumatera there is a high, rocky coast, or if there is a strip of sand by the sea, the land rises rapidly behind it to the neighboring hills.
Numerous small streams discharge their waters on the W coast, but most of them are barred and only navigable by small craft. ...
1 Feb 12

Sumatra (Indonesia)

Sumatra (Indonesian: Sumatera) is an island in western Indonesia, westernmost of the Sunda Islands.
The longest axis of the island runs approximately 1,790 km (1,110 mi) northwest-southeast, crossing the equator near the centre. At its widest point the island spans ...
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Indian Ocean

The Indian Ocean is the third largest of the world's oceanic divisions, covering about 20% of the Earth's water surface. It is bounded on the north by Asia (including the Indian subcontinent, after which it is named); on the west by Africa; on the east by Indochina, the Sunda Islands, ...
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