07 December, 2021

Japan holiday notice 2021/2022

Holiday Notice: 'End/New Year Holiday (29th/Dec - 03rd/Jan)' in Japan in 2021/2022.

Kindly note that Japan will have Japanese consecutive holiday as follows.

Dec.
28th (Tue) - Business day (Last day)
29th (Wed) - Holiday
30th (Thur) - Holiday
31st (Fri) - Holiday

Jan.
01st (Sat) - Holiday
02nd (Sun) - Holiday
03rd (Mon) - Holiday
04th (Tue) - Business day

Please note:
Local private companies such as repairer, supplier, etc. will close their offices during the holiday as per their company regulation.  Any new request shall not be available during the period. 
We recommend your good vessel/office contact necessary vendors well in advance, before the coming this consecutive holiday for safe arrangements.

If your good vessel expected to call Japan during this period, please let us know well in advance for our standby, otherwise we may not able to arrange timely. 


As guidance, the following points must be clear in advance to receive port entry permission from port authorities.

A) SHIP'S SECURITY REPORT TO JAPAN COAST GUARD (JCG)

Must submit 24hrs before ship's entry to port.

B) SHIP'S FINANCIAL REPORT TO TRANSPORT BUREAU

Must submit by 1200LT of one day before ship's ETA date (excluding Sat. & Sun. & Holiday)

*No need to apply when her last port is Japan.

Example:

IF SHIP'S ETA ON MUST APPLY BY 1200LT ON

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Dec. 2021

28th (Tue) 1200lt/27th(Mon)

29th (Wed) 1200lt/28th(Tue)

30th (Thur) 1200lt/28th(Tue)

31st (Fri) 1200lt/28th(Tue)

 

Jan. 2022

01st (Sat) 1200lt/28th(Tue)

02nd (Sun) 1200lt/28th(Tue)

03rd (Mon) 1200lt/28th(Tue)

04th (Tue) 1200lt/28th(Tue)

Considering above A) and B), we highly appreciate your kind cooperation to advise us the shipment information (even if it is tentative one) in detail (ship's name, port, ETA, cargo, etc.) at least by 27th/Dec (Mon) for our safe preparation.

Thank you in advance for your kind attention to this matter.

Inchcape Tokyo office will be closed from 30th/Dec - 04th/Jan