Harbor Fee

Harbor Fee

A fee assessed on a boat or other vessel for the privilege to dock at a particular harbor. These fees are often small compared to a voyage's total costs.
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It was some time before he could be made to comprehend certain of the most important items of the bill, such as pilotage, anchorage, and custom-house fees; but when he discovered that maritime states in other countries derived large revenues in this manner, to the great cost of the merchant, "Well," cried he, "then I will have harbor fees also." He established them accordingly.
The subsequent late payment safe harbor fee will also grow by $1 to $40.
The SBMA reduced the harbor fee at Subic's new container terminal (NCT) to just $0.008 per gross register tonnage (GRT) from the current $0.046 per GRT.
At the end of six months, the rates for both the Subic and Batangas extension ports will increase to $0.041 for the harbor fees and $0.02 for berthing fees.
According to SBMA Chairman Roberto Garcia, the agency will reduce the harbor fee at Subic's New Container Terminal from $0.046 per gross register tonnage (GRT) to just $0.008 and the berthing fee from $0.0345 per GRT per day to only $0.004.
"In the case of Subic, the new harbor fee will be 83 percent lower than the regular rates, while the new berthing fee will be 88 percent lower," the SBMA official pointed out.
According to Garcia, the SBMA will reduce the harbor fee at Subic's new container terminal (NCT) to $0.008 per gross register tonnage (GRT) from the current $0.046 per GRT.
Following the sixmonth period, the rates for both the Subic and Batangas extension ports will increase to $0.041 for the harbor fees and $0.02 for berthing fees.
officials especially that Jordan had been constantly demanding harbor fees of
Fukuoka officials are also considering pricing harbor fees at 20% to 30% below those of Kobe and other international ports, and lowering the costs for using other port facilities.
The total cost to transport the shipment, which included I the container, shipping costs, terminal handling charges and harbor fees, was about $1,100.
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