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PERMISSIBLE DRAFT INCREASE AT BERTHS
India, New Mangalore
NAVIGATION RESTORED AFTER POST-COLLISION SUSPENSION
Argentina, Parana River
Permissible draft increase at berths
December 15, 2014, India, New Mangalore
Due to improvement of the water depth at [New Mangalore’s] approach channel, lagoon and berth face by continuous dredging, the maximum permissible draft for berths No.10, 11, 15 and 14 W are increased to 14 metres with 1 metre height of tide with immediate effect.(For information about operations in India contact GAC India at india@gac.com)

Source: New Mangalore Port Trust Circular No.4/42/2014/MDE4 dated 15 December 2014

Navigation restored after post-collision suspension
December 15, 2014, Argentina, Parana River
Navigation in the Parana River was temporarily interrupted due to an fuel spill after a collision between two vessels at km 285 (near Sab Pedro) on Saturday, 13 December.One of the vessels suffered damage on its fuel tank causing fuel spill, prompting the local authority to suspend upstream/downstream navigation. Navigation was restored in the early morning of Sunday 14 December.

 

The damaged vessel received tugboat assistance and oil spill barriers were installed.

 

Technical inspections of both vessels involved in the collision are being conducted.

 

(For information about operations in Argentina, contact the GAC Houston Hub Agency Center athub.us@gac.com)

Source: Agencia Maritima Intenacional, Argentina – GAC agent

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