Towage requirements

07 Feb 2022 / Wyndham, Australia

All vessels berthing at the Port of Wyndham require towage in accordance with the below:
- Petroleum tankers require 1 tug $32,250 plus GST
- All other vessels requiring 1 tug $16,750 plus GST

For vessels of less than 130 m LOA, towage requirements will be at the discretion of the Harbourmaster.

In certain circumstances the Harbourmaster may require additional towage after considering a particular vessel’s situation including characteristics, e.g. prevailing tide cycle, anticipated weather conditions, berth congestion, vessels berthing displacement in relation to allocated berth capacity.

A 20 knot wind limit is in place for the movement of tankers (and vessels carrying hazardous cargo such as Ammonium Nitrate).

For further details, as well as information about operations in Australia, contact GAC Australia at [email protected]

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