New Regulation Comes in Practice on March 2021

Starting from March 16th 2021 new regulation announces for LPG Tankers during Dardanelles Strait Passage as follow;

• LPG Vessels LOA up to 150 meters
  Are subject to complete their passages with Pilotage only

• LPG Vessels LOA over 150 meters
  With C3 & C4 cargoes are Daylight passage with Pilotage + Escort Tug Boat

• LPG Vessels LOA over 150 meters
  With NH3 cargo – Laden Passages with NH3 cargo day and night with Pilotage + Escort Tug Boat
  With NH3 cargo – Ballast Passages (*) daylight restricted with Pilotage + Escort Tug Boat
  (*) if the last 3 cargoes are NH3 and it can be proved the passage will be day and night

• LPG Vessels LOA over 200 meters
  With NH3 cargo are daylight passage with Pilotage + Escort Tug Boat