Port of Salalah

Pre Arrival

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This section features all information needed to prepare your arrival at the Port of Salalah.

Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA)
Vessels should send ETA 48h, 36h and 24h in advance through an agent or by telex/fax/e-mail or direct on VHF Ch 12 at least 4 hrs in advance.

The first message should include the following information:

  • LOA
  • Draft
  • NT and GT
  • Cargo distribution details
  • Last port of call
  • Next port of call
  • Vessel's name, flag and port of registry
  • Vessels inward-bound should contact Port Control on VHF Ch 16 or 2,182 kHz when within range
  • When within the port, vessels shall continously be listening on VHF Ch 12 and 16

Document Required
Documents in respect to cargo must be provided to the Port of Salalah authorities at least 24 hours prior to the arrival of vessel, through the vessel agents. Vessels will not normally be berthed without receipt all of the above documents.

Communications
For advance ETA data Port Control listens on VHF: Ch 16, 12 (24h watch) and 2,182kHz (24h watch).

E-mail: portcontrol@salalahport.com

Tel: +968 23 219 052 / 23 219 500 Ext 423& 424

Health Regulations
International Health regulations apply at Port of Salalah.

The Port requires the following:

  • 1 Crew List
  • 1 Vaccination List
  • Valid Derat Certificate
  • Last Port Clearance

The use of rat guards on all mooring ropes and wires are compulsory whilst vessels are alongside. For vessels without own rat guards it is compulsatory to hire such from the Port.

Customs and Immigration
Customs Officers board the vessels on arrival either in the port area or at anchorage.

Ships Masters are required to produce the following documents:

  • Crew List
  • Crew's Personal Declaration List
  • Ship's Bonded Store List

Flags
Every merchant vessel in port mustfly its national flag and the national flag of Sultanate of Oman between sunrise and sunset.

Notices of Readiness
Upon arrival to be submitted to Harbour Master through agents.

Vessel Insurance
All vessels calling at Port of Salalah should have a valid insurance policy covering 'Wreck Removal' and 'Third Party' liability. Vessels failing to produce correct insurance documents or having insufficient cover may be denied etry.

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