Increase of permissible beam

06 Sep 2021 / Visakhapatnam, India

The maximum permissible beam of vessels for navigating into the inner Harbour (Northern Arm) is increased from 38 metres to 40 metres, with immediate effect.

Such vessels of 40 metres beam shall be handled during daylight hours and in fair weather conditions only.

All concerned stakeholders are requested to kindly nominate suitable vessels with greater parcel size of cargo for working at the Inner Harbour.

(For information about operations in India, contact GAC India at [email protected])

Source: Visakhapatnam Port Trust Trade Circular: 1401 dated 3 September 2021

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