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Berthing is alongside 4 dolphins, length overall about 250 m. Berth served by two inclined loading conveyor belts, leading from silos to overhead loading gallery, which is supported on 8 towers, fitted with 8 telescopic chutes. Storage Unit VI and Unit VII silo capacity 210.000 ton. Average loading rate about 1200 TPH. Depth alongside 10,60 m (35´) at datum; air clearance at datum about 22 m. Quay fitted with both broad and narrow gauge railway sidings. Elevators Units VI & VII constructed about 50 years ago (Unit VII wharf, in disuse because structural problems), taken in concession for 25 years as from 1996 by Servicios Portuarios S.A. Annual exports abt. 3 million tons.