Facilities: Anchorage, water, provisions, bunkers by prior arrangement, pilotage, towage.
Airport: Sangster International Airport is 3.1 km from the sea port.
Anchorage: Open roadstead 5 to 6 fathoms about half a mile from shore designated. Anchorage A may be reserved in advance through harbour master in Kingston.
Approach: Marked channel. Day or night entry possible. Straight passage 1,500 ft long, minimum width 400 ft and depth 34 ft.
Turning basin: 1,600 ft diameter with minimum depth of 34 ft.
Weather: Winds N, NE, ENE, E, ESE, 87 per cent, NNW, NW, WNW four per cent. Wind speed 11-16 knots 40 per cent, in excess of 21 knots 2.5 per cent.
Windiest months November to March. Strongest winds from NNE, NE, ENE, reaching maximum from the east.
Tides: 25.4 cm at MHW.
Tenders: Ship’s tenders can land at Montego Freeport by prior arrangement.
Pilotage: Agents alert Pilotage Department on ship’s ETA and ETD at least three hours before required time. Pilot boards and guides ship in and out of channel. Pilotage charges are calculated according to grt. Pilot boards one mile out of harbour
Bunkers: All grades available, but notice required.
Water: Fresh water readily available. Average rate of delivery is 30 tonnes per hour.
Medical aid: Cornwall Regional Hospital.