Masters must report their position, courses, speed and ETA next port as
soon as they enter Chilean national waters. Chilean waters extend to 200
miles from the coast line.
These reports must be sent to "Directemar - Valparaìso" (Chilean
Telex.: 330607 - 230602
Fax.: +56 32 208662
Thereafter masters must report their position, course and speed at 08:00
and 20:00 hours lt every day for the period they are still sailing in
If ships are calling at a Chilean port, then the ETA to this port must
also be included.
Prior entering Puerto Natales vessels must transit the Kirke Channel, for
which purpose one of the two strait pilots must be recognized as a kirke
Transit of this channel can only be effected at dead tide, either low
or high, and in order to know exactly when to pass it, the use of a launch
from Puerto Natales is mandatory.