PART I 2 Contact information and regulations

2.1 GENERAL

2.1.1 Harbour Master’s Office

The Harbour Master’s office is located in the Port Administration building within the Ruwais Industrial Area Service Harbour.

2.1.2 PPA Head Office

Petroleum Port Authority (PPA) Head Office is located within the ADNOC headquarters in Abu Dhabi.

2.2 CONTACT INFORMATION

2.2.1 Harbour Master

2.2.2 VTIS

2.2.3 Port Control

  • Telephone +971 2 6021666/ 6021777
  • E-mail ruwaispc@adnoc.ae
  • VHF Ruwais operation Channel 9/16

2.2.4 PPA Head Office

  • Abu Dhabi National Oil Company – PPA, P.O. Box 898, Abu Dhabi – UAE
  • +971 27071211 / +971 27071222
  • +971 2 666 0106
  • ppa@adnoc.ae

2.3 RULES AND REGULATIONS

2.3.1 Introduction and Coverage

The rules and regulations in the port contribute to the safe, efficient and environmentally responsible handling of shipping. The IMO conventions, such as SOLAS, MARPOL, IBC, IGC etc. and national regulations, are in force in the port. Furthermore, the Port Regulations are the "house rules" of the port.

2.3.2 Applicable regulations

Information about the applicable laws and regulations in the Port, including recent amendments, can be found at https://ppa.adnoc.ae/en/ports/jebel-dhanna-ruwais .

2.4 EXEMPTIONS AND PERMITS

2.4.1 Exemptions, Permits and Permissions

The Harbour Master may forego the application of some provisions of specific regulations.

A Craft Entry Permit is required for all crafts entering PPA administered areas.

Permission (verbal or written) is required to be granted for special activities such as life boat drills, repairs and cleaning.

A Marine Permit is a must for any Marine Projects within the Petroleum Ports.

For exemptions, permits and permissions, please contact the Harbour Masters Office.

2.4.2 Forms for permits

Forms can be downloaded at: https://ppa.adnoc.ae/en/downloads-and-news/downloads

2.5 RECENT IMPORTANT AMENDMENTS TO LAW

Refer to the Port Authority’s website https://ppa.adnoc.ae .