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Barge Operations 2018-08-16T11:09:34+00:00

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ISSUANCE OF PERMIT FOR BARGE OPERATIONS

All Barge Operations shall comply completely with existing extant regulations. In addition, a Request for Permit for Barge Operations is to be submitted to the General Manager Marine and Operations with evidence of the following;

  1. NIMASA Certificate of Seaworthiness for the Barge
  2. Comprehensive Insurance cover for Barges and Cargo
  3. Harbour Master to certify the Tugs and Gears to be deployed are:
    • “fit for purpose” with respect to safety and functionality
    • towing method shall be either by “pushing” or by “short tow”, with maximum length of tow determined by the Harbour Master
  4. Tugs to be deployed shall require Pilotage Exemption Certificate (PEC)
  5. Evidence of availability of handling equipment at the Jetty of Operation
  6. Evidence of adequate Quay Infrastructure at the Jetty of Operation
  7. Inform Port Operations before the commencement of any towage operation
  8. All accruable revenue to the Authority shall be paid before commencement of each operation.

 

Timeline: 6 weeks