Temporary Pilotage Direction

A temporary pilotage direction is issued with immediate effect.
All vessels wishing to berth at FIPASS are required to take a pilot.
This will be confirmed when booking the berth with AtLink.
This pilotage direction is issued following the recent incident where a vessel collided with and caused significant damage to the structure of FIPASS. Its purpose is to mitigate the risk of re-occurrence of such an accident and to protect the structure and the repairs that have been made.
This Notice shall remain in force until further notice.
Jonathan Poynter,
Deputy Harbour Master,
Falkland Islands Government.
Issued on 23/09/2019