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What information, set out in the SLU Code, Schedule 3, Part 2, must be provided by the master to the terminal?

MCA Oral Exam Questions

(1) ETA off the port, as early as possible, updated as appropriate.

 (2) At the time of the initial ETA: (a) ship's name, call sign, IMO number, flag, port of registry; (b) loading or unloading plan, stating quantity of cargo, stowage by hatches, loading or unloading order and quantity to be loaded in each pour or unloaded in each stage of discharge; (c) arrival and proposed departure draughts; (d) time required for ballasting or de-ballasting; (e) length overall, beam, and length of cargo area from forward coaming of forward-most hatch to after coaming of aft-most hatch into which cargo is to be loaded or from which cargo is to be unloaded; (f) distance from waterline to first hatch to be loaded or unloaded and distance from ship's side to hatch opening; (g) location of accommodation ladder; (h) air draught; (i) details and capacities of cargo-handling gear, if any; (j) number and type and size of mooring lines; (k) specific requests, such as for trimming or continuous measurement of water content of cargo; (1) details of any necessary repairs which may delay berthing, commencement of loading or unloading, or may delay the ship sailing on completion of loading or unloading; (m) any other information related to the ship requested by the terminal.