In this part, information of the available equipment at Amir Abad port is provided for safe navigation of the ships. The equipment and facilities includes modern radio equipment for maritime communications, tugs and pilot boats for berthing and unberthing operation of the vessels, navigatioaid aid signs, modern hydrographic equipment for plotting depths of the berths and the entrance channel to the port, as well as a dredger vessel.
Radio communications are very important in the maritime industry. The importance of this communication is due to the use of all vessels to use radio equipment to shore communication and to send /receive information on possible incidents and lives of people resulted to increase of maritime safety. Therefore provide following radio equipment for tr coastal radio stations of Amirabad and Neka ports can be related to the safety of the users of radio communications.
In the hydrographic and dredging department of Amirabad port, the monitoring of the Caspian Sea level has been carried out by a variety of related sensors and cooperation with National Surveying and mapping Organization, Caspian Sea Research Institutes and other related organizations.
Khazar dredger vessel is a type of hopper suction and its function is the maintenance of shipping access channel. The depth of Amirabad shipping channel is more than 6 meters at lowest level of Caspian sea level. Regarding to ship’s draft in Caspian sea(4.60 m), this port has safe waterway for ship traffic.
Navigational aids signs
Signs of navigational aids and marine lights as a device or external means assist mariners to determine and calculate ship position or route as well as marine hazards and obstacles that includes Lighthouse, Bacon, buoy, Transit Light and so on.
The transit light help navigator of vessels to navigate in straight line. it is a pair of two separate lights mounted on two separate m