Reporting procedures for vessels manoeuvring in the port of Singapore has changed with effect from 19 December 2018 at 0001 hours, according to Port Marine Circular No.10 of 2018 of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).
The following is an extract summarising changes:
With reference to Port Marine Circular No.9 of 2018, with effect from 6 December 2018, Singapore’s port limits have been revised. Through this circular, the reporting procedures for vessels manoeuvring in port have been amended. This circular supersedes Port Marine Circular No. 04 of 2009.
Pursuant to sections 10, 44 and 45 of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Act (Cap. 170A) and regulation 3 of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (Port) Regulations 1997, the Port Master hereby directs that with effect from 19 December 2018 at 0001hours, all vessels to which this circular applies shall comply with the amended reporting procedures for vessels manoeuvring in port in Annex A.
Vessels are also reminded to comply with Port Marine Circular No. 10 of 2010. All power driven vessels irrespective of size will be required to be fitted with a working transponder as a port entry requirement.
For any enquiry, please contact the Port Operations Control Centre at Tel at +65 6325 2493 /4.
The full Port Marine Circular No.10 of 2018 document listing the changes can be downloaded here.
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