New Specified Navigation Rules in Hayatomo-Seto, Kanmon Port

23 March 2012 No.612
The Enforcement Regulations of the Port Regulations Law were amended on 12th March, 2012. The revised rules in Kanmon Port are as below.

1. Vessels navigating Hayatomo-Seto against the current shall maintain a speed of 4 knots or more greater that of the current. (Effective as of 1st May, 2012)

2. Vessels shall not overtake other vessels in Hayatomo-Seto Waterway. (Effective as of 1st May, 2012)

3. Kanmon Passage and Kanmon Passage No.2 to be widened. (Effective as of 29th March, 2012.

We attach herewith the leaflet issued by the Japan Coast Guard. We hope it will be of help to you with regard to the safe voyaging. The leaflet is also available in Japanese, Chinese and Korean on our website as below.