SINGAPORE MPA: PORT MARINE CIRCULARS
January 3, 2019
Port Marine Circular 09 2018 – NEW PORT LIMITS –The port limits in the vicinity of Tuas Port have been revised and the MPA advise as follows:
- All activities prohibited under MPA Port Regulations are strictly prohibited in the area set out in the circular.
- In the event that a merchant vessel is approached by foreign government vessels, MPA strongly urged masters to immediately disengage and to call for assistance from Police Coast Guard and MPA.
- New Port limits – Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (AMENDMENT) Notification 2018
Port Marine Circular 10 2018 – AMENDMENT TO REPORTING PROCEDURES FOR VESSELS MANOEUVRING IN PORT – all vessels to which this circular applies shall comply with the amended reporting procedures for vessels manoeuvring in port in Annex A of the Circular.
Port Marine Circular 11 2018 – PROHIBITED ANCHORING IN WESTERN SINGAPORE PORT LIMITS – The MPA remind ship masters, owners and agents of vessels operating in Singapore port waters that anchoring in all areas outside the designated anchorages is strictly prohibited.