the following consolidated charges for handling and movement of container shall be
payable by the shipping lines or agents of vessels or cargo agents for services
rendered in respect of containers and containerized cargo passing through the port.
Rate is based on total teus brought by the shipping lines or agents in the same
a container originally declared as transshipment container, subsequently moved by
rail or road will lose the identity as transshipment container and shall be treated
as normal import container and prescribed charges as applicable shall be payable.
sliding volume discount for transshipment containers on incremental traffic moved
between cochin port/tuticorin port and jnpt are as follows:
Parking space for mobile harbour container handling cranes and relevant equipments
away from berths, free of cost to port customers.
Shut out charges are not to be levied on the following instances
Note: The consolidated charges as above
include the following elements, viz. stevedoring, use of gantry crane, use of
transfer crane, wharfage on tare weight of containers, wharfage on containerized
cargo, transportation and contribution towards railway infrastructure.
With the prior permission of jnpt authorities, rebates as follows shall be
applicable to port users for carrying out various operations with their own
arrangements when the jnpt equipments are out of order or not available because
they are hired to other user or for any other reason.
If the port user provides lashing/unlashing gang for lashing operations of
containers, then a rebate of `36.40 per foreign container and `22.40 per coastal
container in handling charges shall be allowed. the rebate shall be limited to the
number of containers actually lashed.
Any vessel performing more than 1000 TEUs in a single call shall qualify for a
rebate amounting to the following percentage of the total handling charges
applicable for the vessel
No rebate will be admissible for back to town containers handled by private
The total storage period for a container shall be reckoned from the day following
the day of landing upto the day of shipment/delivery/date of removal of the
container and includes sundays and holidays but excludes custom notified holidays
and port non working days.
Transshipment containers subsequently changing the mode of dispatch locally or to
the container freight station for destuffing/stuffing shall loose the concessional
dwell time as prescribed in item (6) & (7) above. dwell time charges for such
containers shall be recovered at par with import containers as prescribed in item
no.1 or 2 as applicable.
Transshipment containers subsequently changing the mode of dispatch by rail to icd
shall be treated as other icd containers for the purpose of levy of dwell time
charges fees and shall be charged at the rates in item (3) & (4) above. in such
cases additional shifting charge will be applicable for movement of container from
container yard to icd yard.
A container from foreign port landing at the jnpt for subsequent transshipment to an
indian port on a coastal voyage or vice versa would be charged at 50% of the
transshipment charges prescribed for foreign going vessels and 50% of that
prescribed for coastal category.
Normal import containers subsequently changing the mode of dispatch by rail to icd
will enjoy the free period applicable to normal import container only. in such
cases additional shifting charges will be applicable for movement of container from
container yard to icd yard.
The total storage period for a shutout container shall be calculated from the day
following the day when the container has become shutout till the day of
Over high and over dimensional containers shall attract thrice the normal applicable
Hazardous containers shall attract 1.25 times the normal applicable charges. the
above charges shall be applicable for all types of charges like handling, dwell
time, shut-out, etc.
In case of stuffing/de-stuffing the containers inside the port, the dwell time
charges will be applicable as follows:
In the case of auction containers, after the auction is over, the empty containers
will attract the dwell time charges as empty containers from the following day the
destuffing is completed.
The storage charges on abandoned fcl containers/shipper owned containers (whether
import/export/transshipment) shall be levied upto the date of receipt of intimation
of abandonment in writing or 75 days from the day of landing/arrival of the
container, whichever is earlier subject to the following:
The storage charges shall not accrue for the period during which the jnpt is not in
a position to deliver containers for reasons attributable to it when requested by
Note: if only one operation is carried
out, half of the hatch cover handling charges as above shall be levied.
Dwell time charges to be levied in respect of cargo which are sold in accordance
with sections 61 and 62 of major port trusts act, 1963-
Inter terminal rail handling charges is `400/- for 20'
container and `800/- for 40' container at all the jnpt terminals.
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