Oleh: Mas Edy

On Saturday, 11 July 2009

Minimum Underkeel Clearance

(minimum UKC)

In order to promote the safety and environmental security of the waterway resources of the Port or Channel, minimum Under Keel Clearance (UKC) (between Keel to Sea Bed) should be kept as follows, in case of no any specified recommendation by the Port authority, Pilot, Facility representative or Agent.

Minimum UKC = 10 % of ships` Draft

Example:Ships` Draft= 5.5m

UKC = 10 % of ships Draft

Draft= 5.5 m x 0.10 = 0.55 m

Requered minimum dept = 5.5 m + 0.55 m = 6.05 m

Minimum UKC = 10 % of ships` Draft


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