(a)   An assessment of the vessel's suitability for ADNOC Group business will be conducted by the ADNOC Ship Vetting Department and results will be advised to the ship’s operators indicating the validity period of the acceptance.
(b)   A Craft Entry Permit shall be issued to the ship’s operators by the concerned Harbour Master of the relevant Petroleum Port with a validity in line with the earliest date of:
  1.   the vetting acceptance validity date; or
  2.  the earliest date of expiry of any statutory certificate.
(c)   The Craft Entry Permit process shall be conducted during working hours, therefore forty- eight (48) hours’ notice is required before arrival. Any requirements for processing the same outside working hours shall be based on business essential needs.