SIRRI OFFSHORE FIELDS :
Located at the southern-most part of the Persian Gulf, Sirri Island is some 64 km southwest of Bandar Lengeh and close to the median line.
Island is fully developed to handle crude production from three existing oil fields namely Sirri C, Sirri D and Nosrat as well as the future developments and has infrastructure facilities including process facilities, offices , residential area, storehouse, maintenance shops, storage and export jetty. Local airport handles personnel movement.
Crude production from three offshore fields is gathered on main production complex (Nasr) and after initial separation is transferred to Sirri for final processing.
In year following the end of war, offshore production facilities were renovated and put on service.
Vessels should approach from the south, which is open and free of dangers. The approved anchorage area is 1.5 miles east of the lighthouse in depth of 60 m. Pilotage is compulsory and harbour pilot boards about 1.5 miles SE of the loading platform. On VHF channel 16 , master should advise his 72 h 48 h and 24 h ETA in advance of arrival .
Operating Company : National Iranian Oil Company – Offshore Division
CRUDE OIL LOADING JETTY:
(Lat 25 57’N-Long 54 32’E;70 km from the mainland)
Crude oil loading jetty situated at the south end of the island loading platform is equipped with three mooring buoys at each end, and has a depth alongside of 28 m. Vessels of up to 330000 tons dwt can be accommodated. Minimum L.O.A. 240 m, maximum 365 m.
There are four loading arms and loading rates of maximum 15000 cbm/h can be achieved under favorable conditions.
Usually several ULCC’s are being used as storage vessels at the port.
NOTE : The range of Tide is 1.5 m. Currents can run strongly at times making berthing difficult.