All inland vessels must report to the Moerdijk Port Authority harbour service via the form 'arrival report for inland navigation vessel/seagoing vessel', (you can download this form at the bottom of this page), via the marine telephone channel 12, the telephone +31 168 38 08 14 or fax +31 168 38 08 15.
The berth may only be occupied after receiving permission from the harbour service.
In the Moerdijk port, just as on the Dutch inland waterways, the Inland Navigation Police Regulations (BPR) and ANDRs (competency certificates) are applicable. Besides these national regulations, the Moerdijk Port Authority Port Regulations, the ’house rules of the Port’, are applicable and there may be Notifications to Shipping (BAS) issued.
By means of permits and exemptions, the Harbour Master can issue exemptions with which, under certain conditions, it is possible is to deviate from the regulations.
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Port and site regulations Moerdijk Port Authority 2005
The Cleaning of tankers is permitted exclusively in specially designated berths. Permission for cleaning activities should be requested from the harbour service of the Moerdijk Port Authority, tel. +31 168 38 08 14.
At Moerdijk it is generally not permitted to carry out major repairs to the vessel. Likewise, painting activities to the exterior of the vessel are not allowed. Exemptions are possible and can be requested via the harbour service of the Moerdijk Port Authority tel. +31 168 38 08 14.
Gassing of cargo and rendering holds gas-free
Under certain conditions, permission is possible for gassing of the cargo and making holds gas-free.
Car landing place
With the berths on the Roode Vaart, there is only one landing place (no facility for hoisting) for loading and landing cars.
A household waste container has been placed near the public berths on the Roode Vaart, in which household waste may be deposited. Bulky household waste should be surrendered to a certified collector.
Industrial waste is waste from the engine room, such as bilge water, used oil, filters, used cleaning rags and used fats. Waste from ship’s maintenance and small hazardous waste such as paint remains and batteries also fall under this category.
Industrial waste must be surrendered with a receipt to a recognised company that has the right to collect ship’s waste.
Cargo waste arising from the transshipment and transport of dry and liquid cargo must be surrendered to a company designated as a Port reception facility.
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