Minera Alumbrera

Private berth operated by Terminal 6 S.A with La Alumbrera ship loader and supervision and especially constructed for the loading of mineral ore (copper concentrate) from the Down La Alumbrera mine in Catamarca.

The berth consists of 5 dolphins giving a berthing front of 180 m with outlying bow and stern mooring points , length overall 348 m. Depth alongside 12,50 m (41ft). Deadweight limitations for vessels using berth: in railway wagons, being transferred to a 36 conveyor belt which feeds a radial ship loader. Load rate 1250 tons/hour, Storage space at the terminal 50.000 tons.