XIAMEN PORT AREA: TEMPORARY RESTRICTIONS
Our local correspondents have advised that the following restrictions will apply in the Xiamen Bay area (‘area’) due to the international BRIC meeting taking place there :
- From 0000 on 1 September to 2400 on 6 September ships entering the area are prohibited from using fuel oil with sulphur content over 0.5%.
- From 0000 on 20 August to 2400 on 26 August all tankers and gas carriers, ships carrying explosives, flammable gases, highly toxic, radioactive products or infectious substances are prohibited from entering into or departing from the area.
- From 0000 on 27 August to 2400 on 6 September loading and discharging of dangerous goods is prohibited within the area.
- From 0000 on 27 August to 2400 on 6 September, movements of yachts and sailing boats will not be permitted in the area.
For more detailed information, please contact local agents or correspondents.