Advice of ETA should be sent by radio/e-mail/fax to Agent 72 hours, and confirmed 48 and 24 hours prior to arrival.
Bunker and water requirements, if any, should be requisitioned in the first message. It is further recommended that requirements for cash, provisions, stores etc. should be added to the text and for vessels discharging general cargo the number of hatches and cargo distribution should be included.
Vessels must give ETA with 48 and 24 hours notice and if possible, all requests must be mentioned in first ETA cable.
See also DOCUMENTS