959 - 04/14 - Earthquake - Chile

On April 2nd, northern Chile was hit by an earthquake of magnitude 8.1.

The UK Club Correspondent has advised that the earthquake has affected multiple ports and that some ports are closed pending damage inspections by government officials.

The ports of Arica, Patache and Iquique remain closed.

Members with vessels calling to the affected ports are advised to contact their local Agents or the Club Correspondent for the latest status.

All other ports are open and working as normal.


Source of information

Cave y Compania Limitada

UK P&I Club Correspondent – Chile


UK P&I Club Loss Prevention Dept


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