Article 17


(1) If the Master wishes to change the berth of his vessel, he should notify the Harbour Office stating the desired time when the shift should take place. A tug or more will be imposed to assist the maneuvers.The change of berth will take place at the time fixed by the Harbour Office. A pilot will aboard the vessel in due time.

(2) Shifting at the Master's request and the tugs used are charged.

(3) Charges for shifting due to erroneous or incomplete declarations by the Master must also be paid by the vessel.

(4) When necessary, the Harbour Master may order a vessel to shift, when so ordered, it should be made as quickly as possible. In such a case it is free of charge.