The Authority may direct the Registrar to issue a temporary pass in respect of an unregistered ship that is entitled to be registered if the Authority is satisfied by reason of special circumstances permission should be granted for the ship to travel –
From a South African port to a foreign port; or
From a foreign port to another foreign port or to a South African port.
The Temporary Pass when issued will display
- the commencement and termination date of the voyage
- expiry date of the Temporary Pass
- the voyage that the ship is entitled to make.
Once the vessel reaches its destination the Temporary Pass is no longer valid and must within a period of 10 days be surrendered to the Registrar of Ships. Failure to do so will result in the Owner /Skipper being fined R20 000.00.