The information about Arrival procedures are categorised under a number of headings. Details of the types of information included within the structured categories is available below.
- Boundaries in latitude and longitude, areas, type of seabed and depths of safe anchorages.
- Details regarding the approach to the port/terminal in relation to buoyage, racons, depths, shoaling and approach channel dimensions.
- Whether there are any manoeuvring areas or turning basins in the port.
Any requirements whereby a vessel may be required to proceed to anchor on arrival to gain clearance, position in latitude and longitude where a vessel is considered to have arrived at the port.
Requirements for Notice of Readiness.
Deep Sea Pilotage
- Detailed information where there is a requirement or facility available for pilotage services beyond the port limits, such as in the Baltic and English Channel.
- Manner in which vessel approaching the port applies for a Pilot
- Contact information for pilot station
- ETA required
- Description of pilot boat
- Particular light or sound signals to be made by vessels requiring a Pilot
- The exact area where pilot boat is located or where the Pilot is taken on board
- Any alternative area in the event of bad weather and when pilot boat not on usual station
- Details of any specific requirements on the part of Pilots with respect to boarding and safety measures
- Location of anchorage for vessel awaiting a Pilot