May 27th – Mv COFCO 1

May 27th 2020


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.

National Holiday: Monday, June 15th, Güemes Day.

Covid-19 National Quarantine: The National Quarantine has been extended until June 07th.
At the main ports the sanitary measures remain unchanged and work is well coordinated. The Ship’s Agency activities being related to foreign trade is one of the excepted from quarantine.

The mv COFCO 1 has grounded at Km 289 of the River Paraná, close to San Pedro. Navigation on the River Parana is obstructed. The vessel sailed from San Lorenzo Timbues/San Lorenzo on May 25th on a draft of 9.37 meters bound for Danish discharge port. On the same day she grounded at Timbues and she was freed on May 26th at 0400 with the assistance of a tug. This further grounding occurred this morning.

Will keep you posted.

Best regards,
Antares Servicios Maritimos S.A.

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