Before classifying any cargo under “unspecified” category under the wharfage
schedule, the relevant customs classification should be referred to find out
whether the cargo could be classified under any of the specific categories
mentioned in the wharfage schedule
Vessels carrying Cement will be eligible for availing discounts on incremental
Handling charges for steel coils and General Cargo with Grab unloader shall be
Rs.70/- per Metric Tonne for foreign cargo and Rs.42/- per tonne for coastal cargo.
Package exceeding dimensions of 6 mts. X 2.5 mts. X 2.5 mts. or 3 MT in weight shall
be charged at rates applicable to Over Dimensional cargo.
Definition of Over Dimensional cargo shall not apply to steel pipes/coils
Wharfage charges on Timber/Wood/Bamboo shall be based on per metric tonne or per
cubic meter, whichever is beneficial to the Port.
In respect of vessels carrying on overside operation of loading and unloading of
cargo without involving usage of berths, wharfage charges at the rate of 75 per
cent of applicable rate shall be levied.
In respect of vessels carrying on loading and unloading of operation of cargo at the
anchorage berth, wharfage charges at the rate of 50 per cent of applicable rate
shall be charged.
Any cargo temporally unloaded from a vessel on the jetty and reshipped back into the
same vessel during the same voyage, will be liable to pay the import as well as
export wharfage charges as may be applicable depending on the type of cargo.
Items of goods free of Wharfage:
Dwell time charges per day for items specified in clause 4.1 shall be levied at the
rates given below:
In case of import, dwell time shall be calculated from the day following the day the
vessel discharge is completed.
In case of export, dwell time shall be calculated from the day following the day of
receipt of cargo in JNPT.
The export cargo which could neither be exported/nor found suitable for export shall
be taken back to town by the consignor on payment of dwell time charges. A free
period of 3 days will be allowed for such cargo from the day following the day of
entry in JNPT and thereafter the dwell time charges shall be levied at the rate of
Rs.11.20 per metric tonne per day or part thereof.
Free dwell time allowed shall be exclusive of custom notified holidays and port
The demurrage shall not accrue for the period during which the JNPT is not in a
position to deliver cargo for reasons attributable to it when requested by the
The charges for using weigh bridge facility by the users for any cargo shall be
Rs.4/- per MT
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