Press release

10 December, 2018

Holiday Notice 'End/New Year Holiday' - Japan

Please kindly note Japan will have End/New year holiday as follows.

Dec. 2018
21st (Fri) - Business day
22nd (Sat) - Weekend
23rd (Sun) - Weekend
24th (Mon) - Holiday

25th(Tue) - Business day
26th(Wed) - Business day
27th(Thu) - Business day
28th (Fri) - Business day
29th (Sat) - Holiday
30th (Sun) - Holiday
31st (Mon) - Holiday

Jan. 2019
01st (Tue) - Holiday
02nd (Wed) - Holiday
03rd (Thu) - Holiday

04th (Fri) - Business day
05th (Sat) - Weekend
06th (Sun) - Weekend

07th (Mon) - Business day

Local private companies such as repairer, supplier, etc. will also close their offices during end/new year as per their company regulation (some companies may close office earlier than 29th/Dec or extend further 06th/Jan) and any new request shall not be available during the period.

So, we highly recommend your good vessel/office to contact necessary vendors well in advance before the coming end/new year for safe arrangements.

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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.

FYG, following points which we must clear in advance to receive port entry permission from port authorities.

AA) SHIP'S SECURITY REPORT (SSI) TO JAPAN COAST GUARD

We must submit the formality to Japan Coast Guard 24hrs before ship's arrival.
 
BB) SHIP'S FINANCIAL REPORT (FSI) TO TRANSPORT BUREAU
 
We must submit the formality to Transport Bureau by 1200lt of one day before ship's arrival (excluding Saturday, Sunday and Holiday).

if Ship’s ETA on

Must clear by

Dec. 2018

 

22nd (Sat)  

1200lt/21st(Fri)

23rd (Sun) 

1200lt/21st(Fri)

24th (Mon) 

1200lt/21st(Fri)

25th(Tue) 

1200lt/21st(Fri)

26th(Wed)  

1200lt/25th(Tue)

27th(Thu)

1200lt/26th(Wed)

28th (Fri)

1200lt/27th(Thu)

29th (Sat)

1200lt/28th(Fri)

30th (Sun) 

1200lt/28th(Fri) 

31st (Mon) 

1200lt/28th(Fri)

Jan. 2019

 

01st (Tue)

1200lt/28th(Fri)

02nd (Wed) 

1200lt/28th(Fri)

03rd (Thu) 

1200lt/28th(Fri)

04th (Fri)

1200lt/28th(Fri)

05th (Sat)

1200lt/05th(Fri)

06th (Sun)

1200lt/05th(Fri)

07th (Mon)

1200lt/05th(Fri)

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

// Inchcape Tokyo office will be closed from 29h/Dec to 06th/Jan //