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PROCEDURES

 


*The special procedures For the ships arrival & departure

 

*Rules of Ships moving & berthing

 
*Restrictions & interdicts in Libyan ports
 

 

 

 

 

THE SPECIAL PROCEDURES FOR SHIPS ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE

  • SHIPS MUST APPOINT A LOCAL SHIPPING AGENT BEFORE THE ARRIVAL TO THE LIBYAN PORTS

  • THE OWNER OR THE AGENT OF SHIP THAT SHALL CALL LIBYAN PORTS MUST SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING DETAILS TO THE PORT MANAGEMENT AND THAT SHOULD BE BEFORE MINIMUM 24 HRS OF ETA

 

SHIP NAME , TYPE , FLAG , AND PORT OF REGISTER

  NAME OF OWNER'S , MASTER , AGENT
  NRT , GRT , DWT , LENGTH , DRAFT , DEPTH
  E.T.A    DATE AND HOUR  , PERIOD OF STAY AT THE PORT
  QUANTITY & QUALITY OF CARGO TO BE  DISCHARGING AT THIS PORT & THE CARGO WILL BE LOADED
  LIQUIDS AND DANGEROUS CARGO , QUANTITY , PACKING , AND PORT OF LOADING
  NUMBERS  OF  PASSENGERS , CREW  , HEALTH SITUATION 

ABOVE REPORT CONSIDERED AS A REQUEST OF A QUAY FOR THE SHIP TO ACHIEVE LOADING OR DISCHARGING OPERATIONS

 

  • THE SHIP MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS :

 

CERTIFICATE OF REGISTER & TONNAGE
 

LOAD LINE CERTIFICATE

  SHIPPING INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATE
 

PASSENGERS TRANSPORT CERTIFICATE

  SPIRITS SAVING INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATE
 

RADIO & TELEX SAFETY CERTIFICATE

  CREW LIST INCLUDING NATIONALITIES
 

PASSENGERS SIGNED OFF / ON

  CARGO MANIFEST
  • EACH SHIP MUST CONTACT THE  PORTS CONTROL BEFORE THE ARRIVAL AT THE LIBYAN TERRITORIAL WATERS  VIA  (  16 VHF CH )
  • EACH COMING SHIP BEFORE THE ARRIVAL AT THE ANCHORAGE MUST APPEAR THE FOLLOWING SIGNS :

 

CALL SIGN

  QUARANTINE SIGN
  SHIP'S FLAG IN THE REAR
  LIBYAN FLAG IN THE FRONT
  RED FLAG IN THE DAY & CLEAR RED LIGHT AT NIGHT , IF THE VESSEL HAS EXPLOSIONS AND FIRABLE  MATERIALS
  SIGN OF  PILOT REQUEST
  • EACH COMING SHIP MUST NOT COME NEARER TO THE ENTRANCE CHANNEL ONLY AFTER PILOT RIDES ON
  • IF THE MASTER SUSPECTED OF EXISTENCE OF ANY INFECTION DISEASE ON BOARD OR IF THE SHIP CAME FROM PANDEMIC PORT , IMMEDIATELY THE MASTER MUST INFORM THE QUARANTINE OR PORT AUTHORITY AFTER THE ARRIVAL .
  • DURING THE SHIP SAILING OPERATION IT MUST RAISE THE INTERNATIONAL SIGN ON THE FRONT MAST AS A SAILING SIGN.
 

 

RULES OF SHIPS MOVING & BERTHING

  • THE MASTER MUST BE ON THE BRIDGE WHILE ARRIVAL & SAILING OPERATION , AND ALSO DURING AS SHIFT IN THE PORT , THE MASTER MUST FOLLOW ALL LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL LAWS.
  • IF THERE IS NO EMERGENCY , OR PATIENT IN DANGEROUS STATUS
  • THE PRIORITY OF PORT ENTER MUST BE GIVEN UP TO THE FIRST , SECOND , ...ETC , OF THE ARRIVED SHIPS TO ANCHORAGE , THE PRIORITY SHOULD BE GIVE TO THE SHIPS UP TO THERE TYPES AS FOLLOWS :
  1- PASSENGERS VESSELS
  2- ANIMAL CARRIERS
  3- ORGANIZED LINE'S VESSEL
  4- GENERAL CARGO VESSELS
  5- MOTOR TANKERS
  • PRIORITY OF BERTHING SHOULD BE UP TO THE FIRST SHIP ENTERED , THEN THE SECOND .... & SO ON , AND IF THE SHIP WAS NOT READY FOR WORKING OR WAS UNDER THE QUARANTINE INSTRUCTIONS THE PRIORITY SHOULD BE GIVEN TO THE NEXT SHIP.
  • THE PORT MANAGEMENT SHOULD SPECIFY THE QUAY No FOR THE SHIP , ALSO SHE HAS RIGHT TO SHIFT IT FROM ONE QUAY TO AN OTHER UP TO WORK BENEFITS , NO SHIP CAN BERTH OR DROP ANCHOR ONLY AFTER PORT MANAGEMENT INSTRUCTIONS
  • IF ANY SHIP ARRIVED THE PORT , AND NO QUAY SPECIALIZED , THEN SHE MUST DROP AT ANCHOR FAR FROM ENTRANCE CHANNEL , AND MUST NOT MOVE WITHOUT PORT MANAGEMENT INSTRUCTIONS .
  • NO SHIP CAN MOVE FROM IT'S QUAY TO ANOTHER WITHOUT PORT MANAGEMENT INSTRUCTIONS , BUT THE MASTER WILL BE RESPONSIBLE OF SUITABILITY OF SHIP BERTHING PLACE .
  • IF THE PORT MANAGEMENT ORDER TO SHIFT THE SHIP FROM A PLACE TO ANOTHER , AND THERE WERE NO ENOUGH CREW TO DO THAT OR THE SHIP WAS DISABLE TO ACHIEVE THAT SHIFT , THE SHIP THEN CAN ASK FOR HELP FROM PORT MANAGEMENT OR FROM ANOTHER AUTHORITY  TO DO THE SHIFT IN THE EXACT TIME , THIS WILL BE ON SHIP ACCOUNT AND RESPONSIBLE .
  • THE PORT MANAGEMENT CAN SHIFT THE VESSEL FROM A PLACE TO ANOTHER , AND THAT WILL BE ON VESSEL'S ACCOUNT & RESPONSIBILITY , FOR THE FOLLOWING BELOW REASONS :
 1- WHEN THERE IS NO A RESPONSIBLE PERSON OF THE VESSEL .
2- WHEN THE RESPONSIBLE OF VESSEL REFUSED TO SHIFT IT OR MAKES   OBSTACLES FOR THE SHIFT TO BE DONE BY IT'S MEANS .
  • MASTER  MUST ALWAYS RAISE THE SIGNS THAT MENTIONED IN THE INTERNATIONAL RULES FOR PREVENTING ACCIDENTS IN THE SEA & DURING ENTER AND DEPARTURE OPERATIONS .
  • THE VESSEL'S PROPELLERS MUST NOT WORK WHEN IT IS AT BERTH ONLY AT THE NECESSARY CASES THAT PORT MANAGEMENT ACCEPTS
  • MASTER MUST INFORM PORT MANAGEMENT ABOUT ANY DEFECT OR BREAK DOWN IN VESSEL  THAT MAY PREVENTS IT'S MOVEMENT IN THE PORT
  • NO BERTHED VESSEL CAN TIE ITS ROBES TO ANY MOORAGE WITHOUT ACCEPTANCE OF PORT MANAGEMENT , AND IT IS NOT ACCEPTED TO USE THE MOORAGE FOR PUSHING THE VESSEL AWAY FORM THE QUAY
  • THE TUG SERVICE IS COMPULSORY FOR THE VESSEL DURING ENTERING OR SAILING OPERATIONS TROUGH THE SHIPPING TUNNELS OR DURING THEIR SHIFTS .
  • EACH VESSEL MUST CALL FOR THE PILOT FOR ENTERING THE PORTS OR FOR SHIFT , AT THAT TIME THE INTERNATIONAL SPECIALIZED SIGN SHOULD BE APPEARED .
  • NO VESSEL CAN ENTER THE PORT WITHOUT OF THE PILOT BEING ON BOARD
  • IN SPITE OF THE PILOT IS ON BOARD, THE MASTER WILL HOLD FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR DRIVING THE VESSEL .
  • THE VESSEL WILL HOLD FULL RESPONSIBILITY OF ANY DAMAGE EVEN IF THE PILOT WAS IN FAULT .
  • THE VESSEL MUST PAY FULL PILOT DUES IF HE RODE UP TO IT'S REQUEST DURING ENTERING OR SAILING OPERATIONS EVEN IF THE ENTERING OR SAILING CANCELED .
  • THE SUITABLE LOADING OR DISCHARGING RATES MUST BE ESTIMATED BY THE PORT MANAGEMENT , AND VESSELS MUST SAIL IMMEDIATELY AFTER FINISH OF THAT , AFTER FINISHING LOADING OR DISCHARGING OPERATIONS , VESSEL MUST NOT REMAIN AT BERTH ONLY IF SHE HAS A WRITTEN ACCEPTANCE FROM PORT MANAGEMENT , AND THAT MUST BE SIGN IN THE  STATEMENT OF FACTS
  • CARGO MANIFEST MUST INCLUDE THE SHIPMENT WEIGHT & MEASUREMENT IN ( CBM ) , AND A COPY MUST BE SEND TO THE AGENT BEFORE 24 HOURS OF VESSEL ARRIVAL .

 

RESTRICTIONS & INTERDICTS IN LIBYAN PORTS

  • WITHOUT PORT MANAGEMENT ACCEPTANCE VESSELS CAN'T ACHIEVE ANY REPAIRS OR ANY OTHER WORKS EXCEPT LOADING OR DISCHARGING ONLY IF SHE HAS .
  • VESSELS MUST NOT CLEAN THEIR CHIMNEYS INSIDE THE PORT DURING DISCHARGING & LOADING , ALSO THE BLACK THICK SMOKE MUST BE AS LESS AS POSSIBLE .
  • WITHOUT PORT MANAGEMENT ACCEPTANCE , NO VESSEL CAN LIGHTEN IT'S LIGHTS
  • VESSELS MUST NOT THROW THE  DUSTS , STONES , SAND , GARBAGE , PETROLEUM DERIVATIVES  , CHEMICAL MATERIALS , HEAVIER LIGHT OIL , OR TO CLEAN  THE BILGE IN THE LIBYAN PORTS AND REGIONAL WATERS .
  • MASTER & CREW'S CURRENCY , CIGARETTES , SPIRITUAL DRINKS MUST BE DECLARED .
  • ANY KIND OF PROSTITUTION IS FORBIDDEN .
  • ALL SPIRITUAL DRINKS IS FORBIDDEN , MASTER MUST PUT THEM IN THE STORE , AND MUST BE SEALED BY CUSTOMS , AND HE MUST NOT OPEN THE STORE ONLY AFTER SAILING FROM THE LAST LIBYAN PORT & LIBYAN TERRITORIAL WATERS .
  • VISITS BETWEEN VESSELS MUST BE ACCEPTED BY THE CUSTOMS & IMMIGRATIONS .
  • ALL KINDS OF TAKING PICTURES IS FORBIDDEN IN LIBYAN PORTS .
 

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