CFM (Mozambique Ports and Railways) announced on 29.08.16 that, in connection with the training of cadets for the job of bar pilots for the Port of Beira marine services department, the ban on night navigation for vessels will be lifted on a temporary basis subject to the following conditions being met:
• Vessel Maximum LOA: 195.0 metres
• Vessel Maximum Draft: 9.5 metres
Tanker vessels are excepted from this temporary measure and, if allowed, will be on a case-by-case basis.
With the improvement of the depths in the access channel, turning basins and along the quays, this restriction may be permanently lifted.