June 04th – Upriver News

June 04th 2021

Upriver News

In view of the ongoing developing situation and different communications and instructions being issued by Sanitary Authorities of the Argentine Government we have chosen to send a consolidated daily report at the closing of working hours with an update of the day’s news.

CUSTOMS STRIKE JUNE 08TH: The Customs Staff Union have announced a strike for June 08th between 10:00 hours and 17:00 hours.

The Union is claiming for vaccination of all Customs staff soonest possible. They claim their activity exposes them to high risk of contagion.

We will keep you posted on the consequences of this stoppage.

LDC LAGOS MAX DRAFT REDUCTION:The CoastGuard have just issued a new regulation reducing the MAXIMUM sailing draft from both LDC effective INMEDIATLY.

Today’s maximum sailing draft from LDC Lagos, both Dry and Liquid berths was 9.45 meters, as from 1915 hours, local time, it is now 8.45 meters.

The formula for calculation to be applied from now on is as follows:

8.200 meters Depth at zero datum

0.850 meters (average Rosario 0.90 meters and Villa Constitución 0.80 meters)

(0.600) meters UKC

8.450 meters FRESH WATER maximum sailing draft for June 04th, 2021 1915 hrs l/t

Will keep you posted.

Best regards,
Antares Servicios Maritimos S.A.

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