STRAIT PASSAGE OF TOWING VESSELS AND PLATFORMS..
Following documents / certificates are to be attached to the application :

Tugboat’s:
1. Bollard Pull Certificate,
2. Towage Certificate or Sailing Permission,
3. Certificates about the materials that are to be used for towage (if their ability are not mentioned in above certificates)
4. Tonnage Certificate,
5. Class Certificate,
6. Register Certificate,
7. Safety Equipment Certificate,
8. Minimum Safe-Manning Certificate,
9. Radio Certificate,
10. Loadline Certificate,
11. Safety Construction Certificate,
12. Detailed drawing, showing towage from above & side view,
13. P&I Certificate,

1-. Statement or Confirmation Letter from P+I Club
This letter shall contain following, with direct expression:
a) That the tugboat and the vessel that’ll be towed, are under P&I cover,
b) That the Insured is still under PandI cover,
2- If the Tugboat P&I is not containing coverage of the vessel that’ll be towed, then the seperate P & I policy issued for the said vessel, to be presented,
3- The valid P&I Certificate issued by P&I Club
4- Valid H+M Insurance policy

Requested Certificates from Towing Vessel:
1. Tonnage Certificate,
2. Ship’s Plan,
3. P&I Certificate,
4. If the Tugboat P&I is not containing coverage of the vessel that’ll be towed, then the seperate P & I policy issued for the towing vessel should be presented,
5. Valid Hull Insurance policy (if she has engine in use, then the valid Machinery Insurance policy is also required).

GENERAL INFORMATION Convoy passage is allowed during daylight only.Lenght of the convoy is calculated as follows:
Tugboat’s loa + Towed vessel’s loa + ½ of Towed vessel’s loaBollard pull of the tug needed is calculated ( based on the towage speed of min 5-6 knots ) as follows ;
Vessel’s loa x Vessel’s beam x 0,9/100

Please note that, the information given below is for guidance purposes only, please contact with your represantative for updated informations.Ship Agents are obliged to present an application to the Authorities with some documents attached, thus for arranging smooth operation, ship agents need at least one week notice.

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