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Wednesday, October 17, 2018


 ** Argentina/Necochea

The consolidated service of mooring/unmooring gang and the hiring of line boat with the in/out pilotage service has been divided, making these two services independent.  This has resulted in a cost increase of approximately 4.5%.

Source: Agencia Maritima Silversea S.A.


** Mexico/Cayo Arcas - port dues

From 03 April 2001, Cayo Arcas port dues (buoys 1, 2, & 3) have been increased as follows:

(Ta’kuntah is not included)

Tariff per each GRT:

Up to 02 April 2001                       1.82 x 15% VAT

From 03 April 2001                       1.89 x 15% VAT

An increase of 3.8%

Source: Tomas Ruiz, S.A. De C.V. Coatzacoalcos


** Pamama/Bilboa-Ancón - New pilotage tariff - Clarification

New tariffs were implemented in MR’s ADVISORY TO SHIPPING No. A-17-2001 for the use of additional pilots, other than transit pilots.  

In order to obtain the Special Pilotage Service at the rate of USD 2,250.00 per 8-hour watch the request must be submitted in writing by electronic mail or fax and received by the Marine Traffic Control Watch Supervisor prior to 0500 hour, for jobs commencing between 0701 hours of the same date and up to 0700 hours of the following date.

The electronic mail address and fax number are:


Fax:    (507) 272 3976

If the request is received after 0500 hours for jobs that will commence between 0701 hours of the same date and up to 0700 hours of the following date, a tariff of USD 4,500.00 will apply.

Notwithstanding this tariff, the request for this Special Pilotage Service must be received no less than two hours prior to the time for which the service is required.

Source: Autoridad Del Canal De Panamá