Location: Mejillones is on the S side of Bahia Mejillones del Sur, E of Punta Angamos and 40nm N of Antofagasta. General overview: The port area is spread out along the bay shoreline and includes a passenger landing jetty, a fish terminal and fishing vessel berths. There are three terminal areas handling coal, chemical products, ammonia and explosives and a new LNG terminal (FLNG tanker). Additionally, to the NE, Puerto Angamos has four privately owned berths, mainly handling copper and containers, and Caleta Michilla has a small privately owned terminal for the discharge of sulphuric acid. Large areas of red or coffee coloured plankton are a local phenomenon. Sometimes the waters turn yellow, giving the impression there are shoal banks. Traffic figures: Approximately 360 vessels handled annually. Load line zone: Tropical. Max size: Mejillones Terminal: LOA 230m, beam 34m, draught 14.38m, 85,344DWT. ENAEX CBM: LOA 155m, beam, 26.5m, draught 9.4m, 21,000DWT. Vopak: LOA 250m, beam 36m, draught 13.5m, 95,000DWT. Puerto Angamos: LOA 225m, draught 12.5m, 70,000DWT. Michilla Marine Terminal CBM: LOA 180m, draught 9.0m, 19,000DWT. LNG Terminal: LOA 300m, draught 12.5m, 160,000m³ vessels.