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.
ANCHORAGES POSITION :
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
LAT : 21'. 40 . 419’ NORTH
LONG : 072'. 23 . 471’ EAST
(Above position is for reference only. We will advise correct position once we receive from Port Authorities.)
TIDAL RANGE AND FLOW :
Alang is A Tidal Port (Boarding & Inspection are done only on tide time.
it means it takes a minimum of 8 to 12 Hours approx to complete boarding / inspection
formalities.) Tug leaving from
HIGH TIDES : will give you at the time of Boarding.
MOORINGINFORMATION: Vessel is beached during high water tide of over 10.00 meters and above only.
Alang is 55 Kms. away from main city (
IMMIGRATION SIGN OFF : As per prevailing Immigration
rules, Immigration authorities do not permit crew sign
Please note that Domestic airlines allow only 40 KGs Baggage per person. (NOTE FOR INDIAN CREW ONLY) If vessel have Indian crew members on board then in this situation, when these Indian crew members left the India to join the ship, the Immigration office would have issued a departure / arrival card to the crew members and out of two cards, Immigration department would have kept departure card with them and would have handed over arrival card to the crew members.
The arrival card must be kept in safe custody by all crew members as the same arrival
card has to be produced to Immigration officer at
Please inform if any requirement at the time of arrival at Alang anchorage so can arrange for the same at the time of Boarding, if possible to save additional tug charges which are high.