CHITTAGONG: NEW PORT REQUIREMENTS FROM 1 OCTOBER 2018

October 11, 2018

All ships calling at Chittagong must comply with the following regulations that were adopted on 1 October:

  • The agent of any ship with a draft more than 9.5m must notify the outer anchorage cell three days before arriving at the outer anchorage to see if there is sufficient space available.
  • Pilotage is ‘highly recommended’ for all ships with a draft more than 9.5m and for all ships that are manoeuvring in the outer anchorage.
  • Ships with drafts of more than 9.5m are advised to use Chittagong port radio for guidance with finding a suitable position to anchor.

Members in the area are advised to contact local agents for more detailed information.

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