It can also depend on the port and passenger demographic, for example non-US pax can delay the whole process if they haven't been cleared prior to arriving in a US controlled port, or nationals from some countries are not permitted to go ashore in other regions.
But for the normal day to day events, Donna's answer has it all.
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