To facilitate maritime transport by simplifying and minimizing the documentary requirements associated with the arrival, stay and departure of ships. FAL 40 came into force 1 January 2018 and the amendments introduced new definitions. The electronic exchange of information becomes mandatory April 2019 with a transition period of no less than 12 months.
Contains the UN/EDIFACT codes for electronic FAL Forms used to facilitate national and international maritime transactions through the simplification and harmonization of processes of electronic business, procedures and information flows.
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