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2014.12.05
Alexey Ryazhskikh
Location
The privately owned and operated Marina is situated on the north-east corner of the Seri Tanjung Pinang development at Tanjung Tokong, Pulau Pinang, and is part of the Straits Quay Rental complex belong to E&Q Berhad. Straits Quay includes food & beverage outlets, shops and leisure facilities, and private apartments. Straits Quay is signposted from the main roads in this part of Penang.

Approach
Approaching by sea, vessels should locate and pass close to the Wreak Bouy in position 05º 28.53'N 100º 19.025'E and proceed down the approach channel (dredged to -2m below chart datum) keeping the leading marks (05º 27.46'N 100º 18.98'E) in line bearing 180º. Start your starboard turn towards the entrance when 100m short of the front leading mark. The southern extremity of the main breakwater is marked at night by a green flashing light.
Continue to turn 180º to starboard round the end of the breakwater and enter the marina basin heading north, leaving the lighthouse tower to port.

Facilities

The marina has 40 pontoon berths which can accommodate boats from 10m up to 20m in length. The marina basin is dredged to -2m below chart datum. All berths have portable water and electricity (240V AC, 50Hz - either 63 or 32A) supplied via pedestals. Penang Free Wifi is radiated around the marina, but man not be accessible at all berths, depending upon tide level. THe marina basin is secured inside electronically operated access gates. A Boater's Center is located within the Marina Management Office at the north east corner of Straits Quay, with information office, Wi-Fi access and toilets/shower rooms and laundry. Prior booking of berths is highly recommend, and they will be allocated subject to availability.
Marina Management Office is managed from 9:00 - 18:00 daily. Marina maintenance crew works the same hours and will assist with berthing and un-berthing.

Rates
The daily berthing fee is based on RM4.0 per meter run overall length, including appendages. The calendar month rate is RM120 per meter run. The minimum fee is the daily rate for periods up to 24 hours from noon day. Rates are payable in advance. Water and electricity are charged as consumed - all pedestals are fitted with individual meters, which are read daily.

Address:
Marina Office, 3B-G-3B Straits Quay, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Tokong, 10470 Penang, Malaysia.