Port of Rijeka anchorage is used for anchoring vessels scheduled to call Plomin port. Depth is from 30 – 50 m, muddy bottom. However, during NNE gales (in winter) a vessel could be forced to leave anchorage and seek shelter under the lee of the nearby island Krk. Max LOA at port of Plomin is not limited providing max length between fore part of first hatch and last part of last hatch is within limits of shore unloader’s trackway of 175 m. Draft 13,2 m, depth 15 m, beam 32,25 m. Vessel discharging coal at Plomin port should be gearless and without any obstruction on deck, hatch covers to be sliding aside type, maximum distance from tank top to highest top of of hatch cover in open position is 20,75 m, recommended vessel with 7 hatch openings 16,8×14,4 m.

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