Vessels arriving Male’ port should report Harbour Control on VHF Ch 10 Two hours prior to arrival at the pilot boarding ground for their arrival information. The Harbour Control will provide all the information regarding vessel’s arrival

Notice of ETA must be sent to the following authorities 12 hours prior to arrival through the local Agents.

      1. Maldives Ports Limited (MPL)
      2. Maldives Customs Service
      3. Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF)
      4. Port Health Section.
      5. Department of Immigration and Emigration

The following particulars shall be notified to the concerned authorities:

      1. Name of vessel:
      2. IMO No.
      3. Call sign
      4. Flag
      5. Name of Master and nationality:
      6. Name of the local agent:
      7. Name of vessel owner:
      8. Last port of call and next port of call:
      9. Type of vessel /Call sign
      10. Port of Registry and number:
      11. DWT/ GT / NT:
      12. LOA and max draft:
      13. Details of dangerous cargo on board for Male:
      14. ETA Male:
      15. Cargo for the discharge:
      16. Air draft:
      17. Validity of International Ship Security Certificate:

Documents required :

Maldives Ports Limited

      • 1 Copy of Arrival Departure form
      • 1 Copy of Crew and Passenger List
      • 3 Sets of cargo manifest with 2 sets of B/L copies (including Transit cargo if any)
      • 2 Stowage Plans
      • Dangerous cargo list (if any)
      • Container Bay plan
      • Container list for Unloading / Loading  (if any)
      • Container loading Bay plan

 Maldives Customs Service

      • Last Port Clearance Certificate
      • 1 Copy of Bonded Store List
      • 1 Copy of   Cargo Manifest
      • 1 Crew and Passenger List
      • 1 Copy of  “Nil” Declaration of Animals, Plants, Arms, etc

Port health

      • 1 Copy of Maritime Declaration of Health
      • 1 Copy of Crew & Passenger List
      • 1 Copy of Manifest for vessels arriving from India and Sri Lanka
      • Yellow Fever Vaccination list (Only if the vessel called at a yellow fever area during last 30 days

Department of Immigration and Emigration

      • 1 Copy of Crew and passenger List
      • Pass Ports or Seaman’s Books (crew CDC) of each person.

Coast Guard

      • Copy of Crew & passenger list
      • Cargo manifest including Transit Cargo
      • 1 Arms and ammunition List
      • * Any Arms and Ammunition should be declared and handed over to Coast Guard which will be placed on board before sailing
VHF Telephone Fax No
Harbour Control 10 +960-332 9330 +960-332 8624
Pilot Vessel 10
Pilots 10 +960-777 5397 – Cap. Ali Rasheed
+960-777 6862 – Cap. Shahid
+960-778 2247 – Cap. Hussain Faisal
+960-793 1032 – Cap.Hussain Ali
Coastguard 16 +960-332 3431 +960-331 5244
Tugs & Towage 11 +960-330 7668 +960-330 9949
Terminal Operators 11 +960-332 7102 +960-332 5237
Stevedores 11 +960-331 7482 +960-332 5237
Port Health Section +960-332 3963 +960-332 1924