Chile

COVID-19 Global Port Restrictions

All Ports

The nationwide nighttime curfew is maintained from 21:00 to 5:00 Chilean Local Time. The Ministry of Health has announced updates regarding the Step-by-Step plan, which comes into effect on the 1st of May, at 05:00 hrs LT.

Disclaimer: As local conditions and regulations can change by the hour, before making any firm plans please contact Americas.Ops@waterfront-ms.com to give you the latest updates for individual countries.

Chile

COVID-19 Global Port Restrictions

With regards to ports operational status, please consider the following information:

Please be informed that over the weekend, Chilean stevedores Union “Unión Portuaria de Chile” announced new strike actions that started on Monday 26th of April at 15:30 LT as a pressure action for the third withdrawal of pension funds.

It should be noted that during the course of these days, this conflict has already been resolved.

Official information confirmed today by the ports and terminals is as follows:

  • Arica – City in lockdown restriction maintained until new advice (Phase 1), however port operations are not affected
    • TPA – working normally
    • ENAPU – working normally
    • SICA-SICA (YPFB) – working normally
    • COMAP – working normally
  • Iquique – City in lockdown restriction maintained until new advice (Phase 1), however port operations are not affected.
    • ITI – working normally
    • EPI – working normally
    • COPEC – working normally
    • Petrobras – working normally
  • Patillos – working normally
  • Patache – working normally
    • Collahuasi – working normally
    • TMP – working normally
  • Mejillones – City is currently in period of transition where complete lockdown restriction applies only on weekends/holiday (Phase 2)
    • Angamos – working normally
    • Caleta Michilla – working normally
    • TGN – working normally
    • TPM – working normally
  • Antofagasta – City is currently in period of transition where complete lockdown restriction applies only on weekends/holiday (Phase 2)
    – For vessels arriving from international port after 19:00 hrs. the sanitary inspection will be carried out at 07:15 hrs the next day. Therefore, vessels will not be able to berth during the 3rd shift.

    • ATI –  working normally
    • EPA – working normally
    • Coloso – working normally
  • Caldera – City in lockdown restriction maintained until new advice (Phase 1), however port operations are not affected.
    • Chañaral – working normally
    • Punta Caleta – working normally
    • Punta Padrones – working normally
    • Punta Totoralillo – working normally
    • Rocas Negras (Copec) – working normally
  • Huasco – City is currently in preparation phase (Phase 3), working normally
    • Guacolda I – working normally
    • Guacolda II – working normally
    • Las Losas – working normally
  • Coquimbo – City is currently in period of transition where complete lockdown restriction applies only on weekends/holiday (Phase 2)
    • TPC – working normally
    • Guayacan – working normally
  • Los Vilos – City is currently in period of transition where complete lockdown restriction applies only on weekends/holiday (Phase 2)
  • Quintero – City in lockdown restriction maintained until new advice (Phase 1), however port operations are not affected. As COVID-19 preventive measure, authorized Port Pilots have been divided in 2 groups, with shifts of 10 consecutive days of operation, in order to ensure minimum of 50% availability in case of infection; mooring/berthing maneuvers only carried out during daytime. The Winter Time for the operation of the Sanitary Control Point is between 07:00 AM and 18:00 PM LT. Therefore, any vessel that cannot be received until the deadline must remain outside the port limits until the beginning of the next day’s sanitary control.
    • PVSA – working normally
    • ENAP – working normally
    • OXIQUIM – working normally
    • COPEC – working normally
    • GNL – working normally
  • Valparaíso – City in lockdown restriction maintained until new advice (Phase 1), however port operations are not affected
    • TPS – working normally
    • TCVAL – working normally
  • San Antonio – City is currently in period of transition where complete lockdown restriction applies only on weekends/holiday (Phase 2)
    • STI – working normally.
    • PCE – working normally
    • Panul – working normally
  • Talcahuano – City in lockdown restriction maintained until new advice (Phase 1), however port operations are not affected.
    • Lirquen – working normally
    • Coronel – working normally
    • San Vicente – working normally
    • CAP – working normally
    • Abastible – working normally
    • Enap – working normally
    • Froward – working normally
    • TTP – working normally
    • Oxiquim ­– working normally
    • Penco ­– working normally
  • Puerto Montt – City is currently in period of transition where complete lockdown restriction applies only on weekends/holiday (Phase 2)
    • Corral – working normally
    • Calbuco – working normally
    • Chincui – working normally
    • Empormontt – working normally
  • Chacabuco – working normally
  • Punta Arenas – City is currently in period of transition where complete lockdown restriction applies only on weekends/holiday (Phase 2)
    • Prat and Mardones – working normally
    • Cabo Negro – working normally
    • Gregorio – working normally

Disclaimer: As local conditions and regulations can change by the hour, before making any firm plans please contact Americas.Ops@waterfront-ms.com to give you the latest updates for individual countries.

Chile

Sulphur 2020 Regulations

Below you will have access to the countries’ insight for local availability, enforcement, implications, and contingencies for Sulphur 2020. Click here to see COVID-19 Port Restrictions.

Disclaimer: As local conditions and regulations can change by the hour, before making any firm plans please contact Americas.Ops@waterfront-ms.com to give you the latest updates for individual countries.