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14 April, 2020

Holiday Notice 'Golden Week Holiday (28th/Apr – 06th/May)' at Japan in 2020

Please kindly note Japan will have Japanese consecutive holiday as follows.

Apr.

28th (Tue) - Business day

29th (Wed) - Holiday

30th (Thu) - Business day

May.

01st (Fri) - Business day

02nd (Sat) - Weekend

03rd (Sun) - Weekend

04th (Mon) - Holiday

05th (Tue) - Holiday

06th (Wed) - Holiday

07th (Thu) - Business day

< Note >

Local private companies such as repairer, supplier, etc. will also close their offices during the holiday as per their company regulation (Some companies may close office during 30th/Apr-01st/May 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 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.  For your guidance, the following points which we must clear in advance to receive port entry permission from port authorities.

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

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

BB) SHIP'S FINANCIAL REPORT TO TRANSPORT BUREAU

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

Example:

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

----------------                        -----------------------

29th/Apr(Wed)                     28th/Apr(Tue)

30th/Apr(Thu)                      28th/Apr(Tue)

01st/May(Fri)                       30th/Apr(Thu)

02nd/May(Sat)                     01st/May(Tue)

03rd/May(Sun)                     01st/May(Fri)

04th/May(Mon)                    01st/May(Fri)

05th/May(Tue)                     01st/May(Fri)

06th/May(Wed)                    01st/May(Fri)

07th/May(Thu)                     01st/May(Fri)

Considering above AA) - CC), if you have any ship calling to Japan and arrangements, we highly appreciate your kind cooperation to advise us of the details (even if it is tentative one) at least by 27th/Apr for our safe preparation.

Thank you very much for your kind attention to this matter.

With best regards,

Inchcape Shipping Services (Japan) Ltd.

@ All ISS Tokyo OPS AllISSTokyoOPS@iss-shipping.com