Which publications should be consulted before entering a port for the first time?

(1) The voyage plan and any associated notebook;Β 

(2) any special instructions from owners/time charterers; (3) any information about the port received from owners or charterers; (4) port approaches charts and harbour charts (corrected up to date); (5) relevant sailing directions (“pilot books”) (corrected up to date); (6) Guide to Port Entry or similar publication, if on board; (7) Admiralty List of Lights (corrected up to date); (8) tide tables and tidal stream atlases; (9) Admiralty List of Radio Signals (corrected up to date).


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