ISS announces regulatory changes for San Lorenzo, Argentina


Inchcape Shipping Services is issuing guidance about new towage regulations affecting the port of San Lorenzo in Argentina.

Effective from 15th December, and in accordance with local Coast Guard regulation PZBP R17 N° 07/14, all vessels mooring at the terminals Axion, Chacabuco (YPF), Nidera, Tránsito, Pampa and Dempa will have to use tug boats for their departure. This will apply to manoeuvres and to proceed with navigation either upriver, or to turn downstream.

Please note that vessels with LOA up to 160 metres are exempted, for an LOA between 160m and 210m vessels will be required to use one tugboat, and vessels with LOA over 210 meters will be required to use two tugboats.

Customers are invited to contact ISS Argentina directly for further details