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Dry Bulk Cargo Charges

TAMP order dated 19 May 2014, Gazzette No. 137, New Delhi

Wharfage

# Classification Rate per metric tonne (in Rs.) Coastal rate per metric tonne (in Rs.)
01 Cereals/Pulses/Oilseeds 45.50 27.30
02 Foodgrains 45.50 27.30
03 Oil Cakes 45.50 27.30
04 Sugar 52.50 31.50
05 Salt 45.50 27.30
06 Pig Iron 136.50 81.90
07 Steel and Metal Scrap 91.00 54.60
08 Steel Pipes - Length less than 12 mtrs. 164.50 98.70
09 Steel Pipes - Length 12 metres or more 189.00 113.40
10 Steel Coils 150.50 90.30

Note:

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

Volume Discount for Handling Cement

Vessels carrying Cement will be eligible for availing discounts on incremental traffic

# Traffic Discount
01 Upto 300000 MTS NIL
02 Above 300000 but upto 400000 MTS 5% of Wharfage charges on exceeded quantity.
03 Above 400000 but upto 500000 MTS 10% of Wharfage charges on exceeded quantity.
04 Above 500000 MTS 15% of Wharfage charges on exceeded quantity.
Handling charges (with grab unloader)

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.

Note:

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 slabs/steel billets.

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:

  • Bonafide passengers' baggage and seamen's baggage and personal effect accompanying them.
  • Postal articles/mail bags, manifested or unmanifested.
  • Ships stores and provisions for crew for consumption during voyage other than bunkering oil.
Dwell time charges

Dwell time charges per day for items specified in clause 4.1 shall be levied at the rates given below:

# Item Rate per metric tonne per day or part thereof (in Rs.)
01 Import
1-7 days Nil
8-14 days 11.20
15-21 days 22.40
Thereafter 44.80
02 Export
1-15 days Nil
Thereafter 11.20

Note:

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 non-working days.

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 user.

Weighing charges

The charges for using weigh bridge facility by the users for any cargo shall be Rs.4/- per MT