18_510 Municipal Port Regulation (MPR), Harbour master's Port Instructions and forms - revision 3

Publication date: 
Dinsdag 13 11 2018

NAUTICAL PRESS RELAESE: N° 18_510
Municipal Port Regulation (MPR), Harbour master’s Port Instructions and forms revision 3

On the 12th of November 2018 the third revision of the municipal port regulation and the harbour master’s port instructions + according forms come into force.

As with every major revision, some articles needed to be changed, and a few new regulations/instructions had to be added.
Every change of text in the regulation and port instructions is indicated in red.

After evaluation, we procure you a short overview of the available forms in relation to the corresponding articles of the municipal port regulation (MPR) and the harbour master’s port instructions.

Harbour master’s forms Art. number MPR and HM port instructions
HKD14 – bunker checklist Art. 3.13.11 (point 2)
HKD15 – blasting and painting work on steel infrastructures on the front quay Art 3.8.5
HKD16 – permission diving & cleaning repairing below waterline – new form 2018 Art. 3.8.1
HKD17 – permission diving for work on port infrastructures Art. 3.8.2
HKD18 – repairs to port infrastructure above water Art. 3.8.4
HKD19 – bridge passage for oversized vessels Art. 3.4.4
HKD20 – permit burning welding painting repair above waterline Art. 3.8.3
HKD21 – permission to immobilise vessels Art. 3.8.6
HKD22 – request stem or stern mooring Art. 3.2.6
HKD23 – loading and unloading very toxic gasses net 100 kg Art. 4.6.5
HKD24 – Marshall dock for non-tankers Art. 3.13.4
HKD25 – testing life boat Art. 2.3.1

HKD26 – ship/ship safety checklist (no bunkering) – new form 2018 Art. 3.13.11 (point 1.1)
HKD27 – LNG ship to ship checklist Art. 3.7.2
HKD28 – LNG truck to ship checklist Art. 3.7.2
HKD29 – LNG terminal ship checklist Art. 3.7.2
HKD37 – request waiting quay for tankers at non-tanker quays Art. 3.13
HKD38 – request LNG bunkering (truck/ship) Art. 3.7.2
HKD39 – application for ad-hoc deviation from ADR Art. 4.1.6.2.1
HKD40 – ship calibration checklist Art. 3.7.1.3
HKD41 – checklist bunkering chemicals no oil or fuels Art. 3.13.11 (point 1.2)
HKD42 – application for use of RPAS in the port Art. 2.1.25
HKD44 – new form (application recognised container terminal) Art. 4.2.10

All completed forms have to be sent to the mailbox “Toelatingen” of the Harbour Master’s Office: Toelatingen.HKD@portofantwerp.com .
For more information please use the central phone number of the Harbour Master’s Office: +32 3 229 68 00.

You can also find all our documents (Municipal Port Police Regulations 2018 + HM Port Instructions 2018 & forms) on the site of the Port of Antwerp:
http://www.portofantwerp.com/en/my-poa/regulation

Kind regards,

Paul Wauters
Harbour master