SECTION (9) - GENERAL SAFETY
1.The Port Authority is entitled to pass any written or verbal orders or instructions for the safety of persons and vessels in the Port.
2. Life Saving and First Aid Equipment
It is prohibited for any person to tamper with life saving and first aid equipment. It is also not permitted for any person to remove these equipment or install other equipment, except after obtaining the necessary authorisation from the Port Authority.
3. Safety Nets
All vessels alongside, must provide safety nets under the vessel’s ladder to prevent the fall of persons or goods.
4. Maximum Speed
The maximum speed for all vehicles and other machinery moving inside the Port area shall be 20 kmph. Any driver who exceeds this speed will be subjected to legal actions.
5. It is forbidden for vehicles and other machinery to pass under the arms of the cranes unless they are involved in cargo operation.
Swimming in the harbour is prohibited.
7. Wild Animals
Bringing wild animals into the Port is strictly prohibited. Further, such animals shall neither be kept onboard or landed unless such animals are secured, confined under effective control and the approval of the Port and other Authorities is obtained.
It is strictly prohibited to keep loaded weapons on board while the vessel is in the port. The master shall inform the concerned authorities of any weapons on board.
Fuelling shall only be through companies authorised by the Port Authority. The master should obtain written approval from the Harbour Mater before starting fuelling and shall comply with the related international safety procedures.
10. Severe Weather Precautions
All vessels in the port shall take all necessary and additional precautions in case of severe weather conditions.