As per the directive received from port due to the implementation of the new online system, delay in registering any vessel will result in port fine/penalty from SAR 500 up to SAR 5,000 which is subject to the discretion of the officials.
Official Circular along with English Translation of same is attached herewith for ready reference.
This fine will apply in case of non-submission of any one of below documents:
- Berthing Appointment (filled by the master)
- ISPS certificate Copy
- Crew list Copy
- Ship sanitation certificate Copy
- Declaration of transit cargo on board even if nil
- Last port clearance Copy
Penalty/Fine will result, if above documents are not submitted thru the online system at least 24 hours prior to the arrival of the vessel & same will be included in vessel FDA.
Hence, request to instruct all the vessels to provide all the pre-arrival documents to us well in advance in order to avoid any penalty/fine from port.
In case of vessels call on short notice, Master should not contact port control and do not enter Saudi territorial waters, until the registration process is completed.