Notice of Readiness (NOR)

A Notice of Readiness is a written document issued by the shipowner to a charterer informing them that the ship is ready to be loaded or unloaded.

What is Notice of Readiness (NOR) ?
A Notice of Readiness is a document issued by a shipowner to the charterer to signify that they are to be immediately available for loading or unloading their goods. If NOR is not issued, the charterer will most likely consider that the vessel is not ready to be loaded or unloaded.