16 March 2017
Port Kembla, Australia

Anchorage closed to shipping

Port Kembla Port Authority has advised that the anchorage will be closed to shipping from 2200 hours local time today (16 March) due to adverse weather including heavy swell and strong winds.

All ships are instructed to return to sea. The Notice of Readiness or turn off arrival of vessels returning to sea will not be affected.

Any vessels arriving during the closure to reach as close as possible to port limits as allowed by VTIC, tender their Notice of Readiness and return back to sea.

Meanwhile, the port is currently open to harbour movements and cargo operations are being conducted as normal.

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