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Name & Description: PORTLAND HARBOR, ME- Section Included: Northern limit from the mouth of the Presumpscot River on the west to the northern extremity of Great Diamond Island on the east; and the southern limit from Portland Head Light to the southern extremity of Cushing Island across the Main Ship Channel.Included within this area are the waterfronts of Portland, South Portland and Back Cove. Controlling Depth: 45 feet from the sea to the limit of the 45-foot channel; 44.8 feet in Main Ship Channel; 44.0 fe et in 45-foot House Island anchorage; 33.5 feet in middle half of channel to Portland Bridge, thence 33.8 feet to upstream limit in the 35-foot Fore River Channel; 27 feet in 30 foot anchorage with shoaling to 24.2 feet in northeastern portion. Project Depth: 45 feet from open ocean to Portland Pipeline Corp. Terminal; 45 foot anchorage northwest of House Island; 30 foot anchorage off Fish Point, 35 feet in Fore River Channel; all at mean low water.
Time: CY2007
Traffic Type: Domestic
Measure: Trips (#)
  All Vessel Types Self-Propelled Dry Cargo Self-Propelled Tanker Self-Propelled Towboat Non-Self Propelled Dry Cargo Non-Self Propelled Tanker Liquid barge
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All Drafts 36,856 18,353 18,503 36,140 17,980 18,160 4 2 2 224 114 110 23 12 11 465 245 220
  0-5 ft. 1,487 723 764 1,174 587 587 0 0 0 8 3 5 0 0 0 305 133 172
  6-9 ft. 35,131 17,457 17,674 34,966 17,393 17,573 0 0 0 128 56 72 4 2 2 33 6 27
  10-12 ft. 31 21 10 0 0 0 3 1 2 23 15 8 0 0 0 5 5 0
  13-14 ft. 52 33 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 16 15 0 0 0 21 17 4
  15-17 ft. 74 52 22 0 0 0 1 1 0 21 14 7 19 10 9 33 27 6
  18-20 ft. 47 39 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 10 3 0 0 0 34 29 5
  21-23 ft. 11 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 9 2
  24-26 ft. 18 14 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 14 4
  27-29 ft. 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0
  30-32 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  33-35 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  36-38 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  39-40 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  41 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  42 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  43 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  44 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  45 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  46 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  47 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  48 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  49 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  50 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  51 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  52 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  53 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  54 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  55 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  56 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  57 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  58 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  59 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  60 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  >60 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0