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                                                                                                        Panaji, May 28, 2018

                                                                                      Jyaistha 7, 1940



            The Department of Captain of Ports has notified that barges as mentioned below are permitted to navigate through the Cumbarjua Canal and under the Banastarim Bridge as a very special case exclusively during broad day light hours only, with effect from May 28, 2018 noon, till further notice.

          Barges permitted to navigate should strictly adhere and comply following conditions such as the barges should stop at 500 meters from the bridge and proceed cautiously at a speed of not more than 4 knots/hr. Regular monitoring will be done by Captain of Ports/Marine Police and G.B.O.A. staff.  Any damage to the bridge structure will be set right at the cost of the Barge Owners whose barge cause the damage. Large tyre fenders should be erected on piers by Goa Barge Owners Association.