Port Control and Falkland Islands Reporting Scheme

 

The Falkland Islands have a reporting system for vessels entering the Port William, Stanley Port and Berkley Sound area which is monitored 24 hours from the Duty Control Room. Vessels must report on entry and exit over the line and are required to give at least 24 hours notice prior to arrival via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The reporting point is a straight line between 51° 31'S 57° 44'W, Volunteer Point and 51° 41'S 57° 43'W, Cape Pembroke. Reports should be made via VHF CH 10 to Stanley Port Control.

Vessels are also requested to report when anchored giving their anchor drop poistion, or when are fully secured alongside their intended berth. This is also requested when heaving anchor and when slipping the lines for departure in order to monitor traffic movements within the harbour.

Information to be transmitted when crossing the line is as follows:

Inbound

A.  Ship's Name and Call Sign 
B. Date/time of report position (LT)
C. Position (of report)
G. Last Port of Call 
T. Ship's Agent 
U. Ship Type (& length in metres)
W. Total number of Persons on Board (Pax/Crew/Total)
X. Remarks and additional information
   Intentions (eg. Transhipment/Bunkering/Medical/repairs/Crew Change/Inspection etc)
   Intended Berth/Anchorage
   Fuel type and amount carried on board (Tankers must report cargo and bunkers seperately)

Outbound

A.  Ship's Name and Call Sign
B.  Date/Time of report position (LT)
G. Berth/Location departing from
L. Next Port of Call/Intensions
U.  Ship Type
W. Total number of persons on board (Pax/Crew/Total) 

Still to come

A reporting scheme for the West of the Falkland Islands is in development which will be by email report only to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We will alert interested parties and update the ALRS for the area once the system is approved.