ISS announces regulatory changes for San Lorenzo, Argentina

inchcapelogoInchcape Shipping Services is issuing guidance about new towage regulations affecting the port of San Lorenzo in Argentina.

Effective from 15 December, and in accordance with local Coast Guard regulation PZBP R17 N° 07/14, all vessels mooring at the terminals Axion, Chacabuco (YPF), Nidera, Tránsito, Pampa and Dempa will have to use tug boats for their departure. This will apply to manoeuvres and to proceed with navigation either upriver, or to turn downstream.

Please note that vessels with LOA up to 160 metres are exempted, for an LOA between 160m and 210m vessels will be required to use one tugboat, and vessels with LOA over 210 meters will be required to use two tugboats.


Inchcape Shipping Services is the world’s leading maritime services provider. With some 300 proprietary offices in 67 countries, and a workforce of over 3,900, the company’s diverse global customer base now includes owners and charterers in the oil, cruise, container and bulk commodity sectors as well as naval, government and inter-governmental organisations.

ISS provides landside commercial and humanitarian logistics, transit, offshore support, informational and other associated marine services. The company also provides a growing range of outsourcing services including global crew and marine spares logistics; port hub agency management; and sophisticated Enterprise Resource Planning solutions through its subsidiary ShipNet.

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