Newfoundland Transshipment Limited
Newfoundland Transshipment Limited (NTL) provides a dedicated transshipment service for producers of Canada's east coast oil fields. This includes scheduling and coordination of:
- shuttle vessel liftings from offshore production facilities
- deliveries to the Terminal
- crude storage
- reloading to second leg tankers to market
This coordination ensures crude production reaches markets in a reliable and timely fashion. The major markets for the Terminals throughput lie on the north eastern seaboard of the United States.
The Whiffen Head Terminal provides services to support the marine activity including tug availability to dock, undock and escort vessels up to the Terminal's maximum capacity of 160,000 dwt. Additionally the Terminal provides access to agency, ship's chandlering and other services required for continuous operation of shuttle vessels and second leg vessels involved in the transportation chain. Facility
Two (Placentia Pride and Placentia Hope) purpose-built 38M tugs firefighting and environmental response capability.5600 HP, 56T bollard pullLloyds Classification: LR 100A1, Tug, Canadian. Coastal Service 200 miles offshore, South to 6 degrees North, Fire Fighting Ship 1 (2400M3/h) with water spray, LMC, UMS, Built 1997.
Two loading piers each equipped with three 16" loading arms.Throughput rates (nominal)
- Discharge - 80,000 (bbl/hr)
- Loading - 50,000 (bbl/hr)Capable of handling vessels up to 160,000 dwtMaximum draft alongside is 17.2M LWOST
Offloading/loading pipelines: 1050mm
Six 500,000 bbl floating roof storage tanks, three of which are insulated
- Emergency Shutdown effected within 47 seconds