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Arrival Reporting Obligations

The operator, agent or Master of a ship, pursuant to Directive 2002/59/EC as amended, shall notify to the MS "port authority" its arrival to a port of a Member State, at least 24 hours before the expected time of arrival or before leaving the previous port or anchorage if the voyage is expected to take fewer than 24 hours or as soon as this information is available if the port of calls is not known or it is changed during the voyage.

The information to be provided are listed in Annex I of Directive 2002/59/EC as amended.

The operator, agent or Master of a ship which is eligible for an expanded inspection, pursuant to Directive 2009/16/EC as amended, shall notify to the MS "designated authority" its arrival to a port or anchorage of a Member State at least three days before the expected time of arrival or before leaving the previous port or anchorage if the voyage is expected to take fewer than three days.

The information to be provided are listed in the Annex III of Directive 2009/16/EC as amended.

The following categories of ships are eligible to an expanded inspections:

  • Ships with high risk profile,
  • Passenger ships, oil tankers, gas or chemical tankers or bulk carriers, older than 12 years of age.

Failure to report the information may cause a ship to be targeted for inspection.

For a number of Member States, listed below, detailed information have been provided.

 

bg Bulgaria

Cyprus Cyprus

Denmark Denmark

Finland Finland

Germany Germany

Greece Greece

Norway Norway

Poland Poland

Romania Romania

Russia Russian Federation

Slovenia Slovenia

Spain Spain

Sweden Sweden