Please find below given necessary Information and important Guidance for Alang to your good office and Master of the Vessel. Please arrange to forward a copy of this message to the Master for his ready reference.
ALANG is on the West Coast of India in the Gulf of Cambay and approximately it is 55 KM (Fifty Five) from main city of Bhavnagar (Gujarat).
Alang is an open anchorage situated at WEST–COAST OF India and there is NO Any kind of restriction of Draft / Dimensions / Area for anchoring etc…
POSITION CHART FOR ALANG
Please refer Admiralty Chart as follows. :
NORMAL (IDEAL) ANCHORING POSITION for GOPNATH
First of all, Gujarat Maritime Board (PORT) provides anchorage position for Gopnath. First, Vessel has to arrive at this position and to inform us, can inform Gujarat Maritime Board (Port) and take new position for Boarding.
ONLY FOR ARRIVALS & BOARDING FORMALITIES
I.M.P.NOTES : - Please note, Below anchoring position is only for your reference and approximate idea only. Due to heavy under water current at Alang,Please keep safe distance from other anchored Vessel’s and then drop your vessel’s anchor.
Before your arrival / anchoring, please ask and check with Bhavnagar Radio (Port wireless station on Channel 16) regarding for safe anchoring. And it is advisable for the Master to arrange a Round the Clock watch on the Bridgeroom -No pilot will board the Vessel.
Vessel must arrive at Bhavnagar Anchorage (Boarding) Position i.e. 4 TO 5.5 Miles NORTH – NORTH -EAST OF PIRAM LIGHT HOUSE.
(Above position is for reference only. We will advise correct position once we receive from Port Authorities.)