Please kindly note Japan will have Japanese consecutive holiday as follows.
28th (Tue) - Business day
29th (Wed) - Holiday
30th (Thu) - Business day
01st (Fri) - Business day
02nd (Sat) - Weekend
03rd (Sun) - Weekend
04th (Mon) - Holiday
05th (Tue) - Holiday
06th (Wed) - Holiday
07th (Thu) - Business day
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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)
IF SHIP'S ETA ON MUST APPLY BY 1200LT ON
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