Notice for Barge Owners and Operators
KOLKATA PORT TRUST
Office of the Director, Marine Department
All owners and operators of barges registered under MS Act, intending to operate their barges in Kolkata Port are requested to note the following-
- Only self-propelled barges having proper pilot boarding facilities will be acceptable;
- The speed of the barges in fully laden condition shall not be less than 7 knots for Haldia and 8 knots for Kolkata;
- The barges must have two serviceable power operated anchors with at least five shackles of anchor chains on either side;
- The barges must have valid P&I club insurance against comprehensive wreck removal and third party liabilities.