General Reporting Obligations (24 ETA)
A ship has to report 24 hours (24 ETA) before arriving at a port or anchorage of the Paris MoU region or before leaving the previous port or anchorage if the voyage is expected to take less than 24 hours. Thus, this pre-arrival notification has to be reported to all ports in the Paris MoU region the ship calls.The 72 hours reporting obligation (72 ETA) is only required when the ship is due for an expanded inspection.
Reporting Obligations for ships due for an expanded inspection (72 ETA)
Ships due for an expanded inspection have to report 72 hours (72 ETA) before arriving at a port or anchorage of the Paris MoU region or before leaving the previous port or anchorage if the voyage is expected to take less than 72 hours the following information to the port authority:
(a) ship identification (name, flag, call sign IMO or MMSI number);
(b) port of destination;
(c) estimated time of arrival (ETA);
(d) estimated time of departure (ETD);
(e) planned duration of the call;
(f) for tankers
i. configuration: single hull, single hull with SBT, double hull;
ii. condition of the cargo and ballast tanks: full, empty, inerted;
iii. volume and nature of cargo;
(g) planned operations at the port or anchorage of destination (loading, unloading, other)
(h) planned statutory survey inspections and substantial maintenance and repair work to be carried out whilst in the port of destination;
(i) date of last expanded inspection in the Paris MoU region.