May 19 2021
Operations suspended due to impacts of Cyclone Tauktae
Cyclone “Tauktae” has impacted operations at the Port of Pipavav. Prima Facie the infrastructure of the port seems intact and we are glad to report that there has not been any loss of life at the port.
Non-availability of power due to the disruption caused by the cyclone has rendered port non-operational. Formal notification of Force Majeure shall follow shortly.
The transmission lines for supply of grid power are likely to get restored by end of May 2021. Accordingly, the operations are likely to resume from 1st June 2021. Meanwhile, the Company shall keep you updated about the progress of restoration work to enable you plan for the vessel calls to APM Terminals Pipavav.
At this stage, we estimate the port will commence operations no sooner than 1/6/2021. Therefore, until otherwise advised all EX-IM, domestic and coastal marine, rail and road operations shall be suspended. Till then we request you to kindly make alternative arrangement for your vessels and cargoes.
We shall keep you progressively informed of the developments and look forward to servicing you at the earliest. Should you have any queries or require specific assistance then you are requested to contact the following commercial team members –
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