ETA

The following arrival advice must be sent to CPPM and to the Agent:

I. 15 days before vessel's ETA at CPPM ; or upon departure from the last port of call, in case the voyage lasts less than 15 days:

1. Present name of the vessel;
2.  Previous name of the Vessel;
3.  Masters name;
4.  The Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA);
5. The shipowner´s full name and address;
6. The Manager/Operator's full name and address;
7. Full name and address of Clube P&I;
8.  Hull and Machinery Insurance Company ;
9.  Classification Society;
10.  Date of the last drydocking;
11. Date of the last Special Survey;
12. Date of expiry of Hull Survey;
13.  Date of expiry of Machinery Survey;
14.  Date of expiry of Loadline Certificate, both annual and the full term;
15.  Date of expiry of Construction Certificate, both annual and the full term;
16. Date of expire of Safety Equipment Certificate, both annual and the full term;
17.  Date of expire of International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate, both annual and the full term;
18.  Date of expire Radio of Safety Certificate;
19. Las six voyages , reporting ports of calls, dates and cargoes.
20.  Condition of class.

II. 8 days before vessel's ETA at CPPM:

a)  Day and time of vessel's arrival;
b)   Summer DWT , in metric tons;
c) LOA, in meters;
d)  Breadth, in meters ;
e)  Summer draft;
f) Longitudinal distance from forward most superstructure bulkhead to bow;
g) Expected arrival/departure drafts;
h)  Stowage plan and loading sequence. On arrival the cargo operations control form, specifying each passage, shall be presented;
i)   Air draft;
j)  Deballasting time;
k)  Drinking water required;
l) Gas free condition. O/O and OBO, whose last oil loading was performed within last 12 months must present the "Gas Free Certificate, immediately after berthing. This Certificate must be issued by an authorized surveyor.
m) Number of stern and head lines, indicating the diameter, MBL and material of the ropes, and whether stowed on drums of the winches or on bollards;
n)   Number of fore and aft springs, indicating the diameter, MBL and material of the ropes, and whether stowed on drums of the winches or on bollards;
o) Number of fore and aft breasts, indicating the diameter, MBL and material of the ropes, and whether stowed on drums of the winches or on bollards;
p) Information about winch, brake and ropes conditions;
q)   Availability of other ropes suitable for use, , indicating the diameter and material of the ropes;
r)   Other information at the Master's option.

III. 48 hours before the arrival, vessels must transmit to Port Authorities (Capitania dos Portos) the following information:

a)  ETA;
b)  Request for Free Pratique or Quarantine;
c)   Request for instruction about anchorage area;
d)   Request for Pilot to the Agent.

IV. 24 hours before the vessels ETA:

a)  Day and time of vessel's arrival;
b)  Any changes in previous information;
c)   Confirmation of Gas free condition.

At least four (4) hours before the arrival, the vessels must contact PPB station - São Luís Radio, on the frequency of 4 125 KHz, in A3J, and CPPM, calling channel 16 (156,80 MHz) and conversation in channels 12 (156,60 MHz) and 13 (156,65 MHz) with the Agent.

Arrival

ARRIVAL TO THE COMPLEX
Vessels must establish communication with the Control Center, through VHF channel 16 , as they approach the entrance of the channel, between buoys 1 and 2.

The draft of vessels arriving at Pier 1 or Pier 2 must allow berthing in accordance to the normal position of the shiploader. The maximum air drafts are: 22,40m at Pier 1 and 18,00m at Pier 2. The draft marks must be visible.


Ships must keep propeller 100% immersed.


Restrictions concerning the current speed for manoeuvring are in item 3.6.8.


Berthing time is considered to be the moment when the vessel, after the passage of the last rope, lets down the gangway ladder (Pier 2) or receives the telescopic footbridge (Pier 1).

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