Force Majeure declared

02 Apr 2020 / Visakhapatnam, India

The District Collector ordered shutdown of normal activities and the Central Government ordered a lockdown of 75 districts (including Visakhapatnam) from 22 March 2020, and the whole country from 24 March 2020.

In view of this extraordinary situation, it is impossible to carry our any normal operations at the Port of Visakhapatnam, in spite of GOI declaring port services as essential services.

Accordingly, it is hereby declared and confirmed that Force Majeure conditions prevail at the Port of Visakhapatnam from 22 March to 14 April 2020.

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Source: Vizagapatnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry notice dated 31 March 2020

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