Ref No-:-MD/FAX/04/615

  The information required from vessels calling at POF or FOAA (Prior Arrival)


A. The shipping agency has to send the attached "Permission to Enter POF or FOAA" (ISPS Code-POF-Form 1) to ship owners, charters and management. Duly filled form are required to submit to POF 72 hours prior to the vessel's arrival. The daily "Vessel Arrival & Departure information" to Port Control has to be continued with vessel's ETA & ETD updates.
B. Following original certificates should be valid and available onboard.


1. Load Line Certificate.
2. Cargo Ship Safety Construction Certificate.
3. Cargo Safety Radio Certificate.
4. Cargo Ship Safety Equipment Certificate.
5. (C.L.C) Civil Liability Convention Certificate issued by flag state (issued in accordance with provisions of International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage 1969 & 1992). *
6. (I.O.P.P) The International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate.
7. Register Certificate.
8. Classification Certificate (Hull & Machinery)
9. De-rat Certificate.
10. Oil Record Book *
11. International Safety Management (ISM).
12. International Ship Security Certificate (from 01/07/2004).
13. Vessels arriving at POF or FOAA must confirm and provide all information as given in the form "Permission of Entry" by VHF to the Port Control two hours prior their arrival.
C. POF can allow vessels to use Port's area to have the RSO verification. A copy from Interim International Security Certificate is need to be submitted to Marine Department on completion of the verification, otherwise the vessel will be instructed to leave from the area.
D. Vessel must report to Port Control on the time of receiving RSO surveyor, start and completion of verification, issuance of the Interim Certificate and its status.

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