Escort Tugs

  1. The escort of VLCC΄s, ULCC΄s, L.P.G., L.N.G., Large Bulk Carries and other vessels, except Container Ships will be as follows:
  2. Loaded vessels less than 70000 SC.N.T. will be escorted by one tug if for technical reasons SCA finds it necessary, or when the vessels draught is more than 47 feet.
  3. Loaded vessels from 70000 SC.N.T. to 90000 SC.N.T. will be escorted by one tug.
  4. Loaded vessels over 90000 SC.N.T. will be escorted by two tugs.
  5. Vessels in Ballast over 130000 SC.N.T. will be escorted by one tug.
  6. L.P.G. and L.N.G. over 40000 and up to 90000 SC.N.T. (except G.F.), or loaded with Ammonia cargo will be escorted by one tug, and those over 90000 SC.N.T. will be escorted by two tugs.
  7. Vessels in Ballast with beam over 218 feet up to 233 feet will be escorted by one tug.
  8. Vessels in Ballast with beam over 233 feet will be escorted by two tugs.
  9. Towed Scrapped vessels will be escorted by one tug.
  10. Loaded Semi-submersible ships carrying drillers or floating units (300 SC.G.T. and over) will be escorted by one tug or more tugs as decided by SC port office after survey on arrival.

Integrated Units to be escorted by one tug during first transit.