actual time of arrival


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actual time of arrival

[′ak·chə·wəl tīm əv ə′rī·vəl]
(navigation)
The time at which a craft arrives at a specified point at a destination.
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The first group of variables comprises: ETA at pilot point (the pilot point is a conventional imaginary point into the port used to indicate when vessels arrived in port)--24 hours, actual time of arrival at pilot point, length, gross tonnage, capacity, vessel type, previous port, shipping line, service, sailing direction, average speed.
delay [minutes]: calculated as the difference between the actual time of arrival at the pilot point and the ETA.
Delay [minutes] was calculated as the difference between the ETA notified and the actual time of arrival at the port.