Register of Designated Ports

SIOFA Contracting Parties, CNCPs and PFEs shall designate ports to which foreign vessels may request entry. Any subsequent changes to this information shall be notified at least 30 days before the change takes place to the SIOFA Secretariat who will update the register accordingly (paragraph 2 of CMM 2017/08).
This requirement apply to the ports of all Contracting Parties, CNCPs and PFEs within the coastal States, which have areas of national jurisdiction adjacent to the Agreement Area (paragraph 30). Each Contracting Party, CNCP or PFE which does not have areas of national jurisdiction adjacent to the Agreement Area shall endeavour to apply this CMM (paragraph 31).