The New Pre-arrival Reporting Requirements in Taiwan for Changhua Wind Farm Channel
The UK Club’s correspondents, Taiwan Transport Insurance Services Ltd. (TTIS), have kindly notified that the new pre-arrival notification rules in Taiwan for Changhua Wind Farm Channel will take effect on 26 October 2021.
According to the Sailing Direction, all vessels (except Taiwan military, government and Taiwanese fishing vessels) must declare to Changhua Offshore Wind Farm Vessel Traffic Services (Changhua VTS) eight hours in advance of entering the channel. A failure to provide a pre-arrival notification could result in a fine of NTD500,000 (approximately US$18,000).
More information about the new reporting requirements and example of the pre-arrival notification can be found below.