Member Alert

Member Alert

Göteborg: 3 May 2017

UPDATE: Groundings at main channel “Paso Cortada Isla Nueva”

As from 18th April 2017 the Navigational Authorities established as main channel the “PASO CORTADA ISLA NUEVA” which goes from Km 335 to Km 345 of the Parana River, replacing the previous one which was round the island.

The information below has been provide by Pandi Liquidadores S.R.L and is an update to our previous Member Alert 2017-04-28.

In the chart below, provided by local surveyors Marine Expert SA, the old and the new channel is now properly marked. In the Notice to Mariners, all recent changes in the channel and marks from Recalada towards up river Parana is marked.


I-Trip electronic chart for the new Channel Cortada Isla Nueva

Please note the following up river route waypoints drawn up from I-Trip electronic chart for the new channel.

Since there are not paper charts available at the time, it is important for the master to discuss with the River Parana pilot on duty the navigational plan before proceeding up/down the river and also get information from the designated port agent.

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