As Aeghiscorp Maritime Ventures reports,while both the ports continue to remain fully functional for the time being, there is an increased state of alert.

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Ships which are already in and around the port area(s) have been alerted to maintain a sharp lookout, especially for boats and other suspicious craft or personnel in the vicinity.

Any suspicious activity should be immediately reported to the nearest Coast Guard station via VHF CH 16 or by Telephone to the Coast Guard’s Operations centre on +91-22-2437 0772/73 or the Marine police through the Vessel’s local agents.

Operators are also recommended to review their Charter party provisions regarding possible delays which could possibly take place due to this situation.