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Tariffs

NON-CONTAINER CARGO TARRIFS


Shore Handling charges of non-container cargo in regular ports, Special Economic Zones and Free Economic Zones


Cargo Import, returned and cabotage in port of destination (Rials)
Light cargo (unit load less than 30 tons)
General cargo 125,000
Ironware 120,000
Pack or Pallet 110,000
Heavy Cargo
20-30 tons 127,000
30-40 tons 505,000
40-60 tons 1,068,000
60-100 tons 1,573,000
100-120 tons 1,873,000
Above 120 tons 2,116,000
Dry bulk1
Gypsum, sand, limestone 52,000
Non-mineral and non-chemical substances 60,000
Iron ore, kaolin soil, ball clay, crushed rock and clinker powder 95,000
Coal, briquettes, manganese ore, potassium powder and so on 120,000
Liquid bulk
Non-oil cargo 15,000
Oil cargo (Nondangerous2 151,000
Livestock (per animal) 15000
Chilled and frozen cargo 89,700
Scrap metal 230,000
Heavy/awkward cargo3 448,500

Dangerous Cargo4 299,000
Light cargo (unit load less than 30 tons)
Light 902,000
Semi-heavy 1,472,000
Heavy 3,129,200
  1. Additional charges for non-palletized goods do not apply to dry bulk cargos which cannot be palletized.

  2. Non-dangerous oil cargos are those which are not referred to in IMDG CODE as dangerous goods. Note: Tariff of external transit and export Mazut, gaspoil and bitumen are calculated and collected on the basis of 60% of the tariff for hazardous goods.

  3. If tariff of heavy cargo is greater, this shall apply

  4. Port handling charges of unpalletized cargo loaded and discharged in port terminals (non-direct delivery) shall double of which an amount of 1650 Rials will be charged as penalty in addition to normal non-palletized cargo charges. Note: Non-palletized cargo loaded and discharged by floating craft below 200 tons and motor launches in southern ports are exempted from requirements of preceding paragraph.

  5. In case each section of shore-handling including transfer (40%), unloading (25%), stowage (10%) and loading (25%) is carried out by the cargo owner, the shore-handling charges shall be detracted in proportion to the share of each section. Note 1- in any case, the minim stevedoring tariff in direct delivery shall be 20% or 40% or direct transport shall be 50%. Note 2- in case of providing extra services, applicable charges on the basis of the type of operation shall be collected.

  6. Port handling charges of direct delivery cargo on quays having dedicated loading/unloading equipment for incoming and outgoing cargos shall be at 20% and in other quays shall be at 40% of the rates in table 7 per ton.

  7. light, semi-heavy and heavy vehicles handled by crane or tractor to storage area or gate shall be considered general cargo and tariff of general cargo and motor vehicle shall apply whichever is greater.

  8. In the event the cargo is transported into the port by the boogie and removed by the same boogie from the port, the stevedoring tariff for the heavy and awkward cargo shall apply.

  9. Scrap cargo shall be discharged from the ship on a direct-delivery basis for which Port Handling charges shall be 40% of the respective rates. In cases where, at the discretion of the Port Authority, such cargo is not directly delivered in ports, shore handling charges and storage charges for general cargo shall be 100% of the respective rates.

  10. The basis for calculation of the cargo tariff shall be weigh or volume whichever is greater

CONTAINER CARGO TARRIFS

General Conditions

  1. Container terminal working hours and over times
    • Terminal container works on a 24-hour basis.

    • Note: Terminal public holidays are: the first day of Iranian New Year (Nowrouz) and 10th day of Mohram Month (Ashura, Arabic Month) from 18:00 hrs of 9th day (a day prior to Asuhra) until 18:00 of the 10th day (Ashura)

    • In public holidays including Fridays $ 88 overtime per hour for the operation of (gantry crane, transtainer and trucks) shall be charged for Shipping Lines or Agents.

  2. Delivery of the direct-delivery containers is carried out in dedicated container terminal for direct-delivery containers.

  3. THC Charges in Iranian ports

    Terminal Handing Charge (THC) in Iranian Southern Ports

    Container Size Import and Returned from import, internal transit (USD) Incoming/outgoing empty containers (USD)
    20 ft 177 97
    40 ft 266 133
Notes
  1. THC for out of gage containers shall be 150% of the rate of regular containers

  2. THC for containers loaded and discharged in non-container terminals in Shahid Rajaee Port and Imam Khomeini Port by port equipment shall be 120% of the above table.

  3. THC for containers loaded and discharged in non-container terminals in Shahid Rajaee Port and Imam Khomeini Port by ship handling gears shall be 70% of the above table.


DISCOUNTS & EXCEPTIONS

Introduction

Discounts and exceptions in respect of the port and maritime tariffs are categorized into three different section sections including: ship, containerized cargo, non-containerized cargo which are granted on the basis of the custom procedures including: import, export, transit, transshipment and etc as below. In cases where a ship is subject to multiple discounts in respect of table 2 and 3, the greater shall apply. In the meantime, the ship clearance charges shall not be subject to none of the following discounts.


Table 1- RO-RO ships Rate of Discount
1 Pilotage charges, towage and dredging charges in southern ports. (Calculation of discounts and overtime charges applicable to container and RoRo shall be based on the tariff of this item. 50% (in table 1)
Table 2- Ships carrying export cargo Rate of Discount
1 Non-oil commercial ships entering Iranian ports to carry export and transit cargo simultaneously without discharging cargo, in proportion of their export cargo 25% (of table 2&3)
2 Non-oil Commercial empty ships, Iranian or foreign, with a total capacity of 1500 GT or above calling in northern port, petrochemical dedicated berth, Sanayeh Foulad (Steel Industry) in Bandar Imam Khomeinni (BIK) and Foulad (steel) Berth in Shahid Rajaee Port and delicated berth in Mahshahr port to load such export cargos as clinker, sand, cement, sulfur, mineral substances Note: the above discount are not applicable to the foreign ships calling northern ports. 25% (of table 2&3)
Table 3- Ships carrying transit cargo Rate of Discount
1 The ship carrying transit cargo from/to Iraq which call Iranian southern ports, in proportion of the transit cargo to total cargo 50% in port dues and charges except for towage charges
2 Ships carrying oil products which directely enter northern ports 25% (of table 2)
3 Ships transporting oil products via S.T.S operation in northern ports 35% (of table 2)
4 Non-oil commercial ships entering Iranian ports to carry export and transit cargo simultaneously without discharging cargo, in proportion of their transit cargo to their total cargo 50% (of table 2& 3)
5 Non-oil commercial ships whose total cargo is transit cargo and enter Iranian port for the purpose of loading and discharge of the cargo. 50% (of table 2& 3)
6 TNon-oil commercial ships carrying import cargo and transit cargo simultaneously, in proportion of their external transit cargo to their total cargo 50% (of table 2& 3)
Table 4- Ships carrying transship cargo Rate of Discount
1 Container liner ships which are engaged in transportation of transship container for the purpose of distribution between Iranian or non-Iranan ports via southern ports in proportion of transship container to their total containers loaded to or discharged from the ship Up to 20% in port dues and charges except for towage charges
2 All feeder ships which load transship containers from southern port for distribution in Iranian or non-Iranian ports in the region, in proportion of their transship container to their total containers loaded to the ship Up to 50% in port dues and charges except for towage charges
Table 5- Passenger ships and Ro-Ro ships
Table 5.1- Passenger, Ro-Ro and Fishing ships in northern ports Rate of Discount
1 Passenger ships entering northern ports 95% (of table 2)
2 Ro-Ro ships carrying automobiles, general cargo or both entering the northern ports (except for Noshahr) 40% (of table 2)
3 In case of conclusion of an agreement between the shipping line /forwarder /cargo owner with the Noshahr port authority for the regular call of the Ro-Ro ship for the export and import of cargo 70% (of table 2)
4 Iranian fishing vessels engaged in fishing activities in Iranian internal waters 80% (of table 2)
Table 5-2- passenger ships, passenger-cargo ship entering southern ports
1 Iranian passenger ships engaged in internal trips 80% (of table 1)- except for towage and wharfage charges and
2 Iranian passenger ships engaged in international trips 70% (of table 1)- except for towage and wharfage charges and
3 Iranian passenger-cargo ships engaged in internal trips 60% (of table 1)- except for towage and wharfage charges and
4 Iranian passenger-cargo ships engaged in international trips 40% (of table 1)- except for towage and wharfage charges and
5 Foreign passenger ships engaged in international trips 40% (of table 1)- except for towage and wharfage charges and
6 Foreign passenger-cargo ships engaged in international trips 20% (of table 1)- except for towage and wharfage charges and
7 Port dues and charges applicable to cargos not belonging to passengers shall be calculated and collected according to the manifest
8 The bill for the Iranian passenger ships with a minimum of 55000 Rials shall be issued for each trip. In case the bill is less, the same amount shall be collected.
Table- 6. Other discounts applicable to ships Rate of Discount
1 All ships constructed in shipbuilding yards: a. After first launching in their first passage from ship yard basin b. Within 6 month from the date of launching in all Iranian ports 100% of the port dues
2 All service vessels having cargo handling gears engaged in lighting operation of large-size ships in internal and external harbors 100% of the port dues and dredging charges
3 All vessels belonging to Iranian Red Crescent using as a hospital to other humanitarian purposes are excepted for all dues and charges 100% of the port dues and charges
4 All war ships belonging to Army and Disciplinary forces of the I.R.Iran as well as Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) engaged in non-commercial activities. In respect of warship, only the charges of the services provided shall payable. 100% of the port dues and charges
5 all Iranian and non-Iranian ships arriving in ports solely for using Shipbuilding dry docks for repair. Note: port dues and other charges shall be calculated as per related tables. 100% of the port dues
6 Service vessels/crafts such as tugboats engaged in pilotage operation, dredgers, oil pollution collections vessels, water supply crafts, buoy-laying vessels, service vessels and crew-transfer crafts doing business within the area between the internal and external harbors for which no Port Clearance is issued (irrespective of their nationality) Note: It is to be noted that these vessels/crafts for which Port Clearance is issued at their first arrival and next calls before their departure from the port shall pay respective dues and charges in this Tariff. 100% of Dues at port entrance, Harbor Dues, Dredging Dues and Light Dues in their next call after their first arrival as per the related approved tarrifs
7 All fuel supply units doing business in sea lanes in the confines of Persian Gulf and Sea of Oman for which no Port Clearance is issued (irrespective of their nationality) Note: It is to be noted that these vessels/crafts for which Port Clearance is issued at their first arrival and next calls before their departure from the port shall pay respective dues and charges as per table 3. 100% of Dues at port entrance, Harbor Dues, and Light Dues in their next call after their first arrival as per table 1
8 Vessels/crafts calling in Iranian port harbors for non-commercial purposes such as fueling, ballasting, crewshifting, provision supply, repair, medical aids, research and training activities and the like. Note 1: In case the above-mentioned vessels/crafts are berthed for any activity other than receiving medical aids shall pay only pilotage dues, garbage collection and tug operation charges. Note 2: Vessels berthed for receiving medial aids due to distress situation (force majeure) are exempted from all tariff items for a 72-hour period. In case their stay exceeds from this period, only pilotage dues, garbage collection and tug operation charges shall apply. 100% of dues and charges (except for garbage collection charges contained in related table)
9 If a case may arise that cargo handling equipment cannot handle special packs and upon the request of the cargo owner or ship's agent another vessel enter the harbor by its own or by the assistance of tugboat to provide handling services both the vessel and tugboat shall be subject to discounts 100% of port dues and charges including dredging charges
10 Vessels carrying smuggled oil products from neighboring countries which sail in sea lanes within Iranian jurisdiction ( Board of Directors Approval No. 1397 dated 29 December 2005) in accordance with Cabinet Act on the Auction of the Smuggled Products Discovered from Ships at the Governmental Rates with the aim of unification of treatment with these ships. 95% of dues and charges
11 Ships arriving in Iranian ports carrying relief aids to disaster areas (as a result of unexpected accidents) 100% of dues and charges
12 All non-oil ships arriving in Chabahar port 30% of dues and charges
13 All non-oil ships above 25000 GT calling into Bushehr port 30% of dues and charges
14 All ships carrying oil products for swop purpose calling directly to the northern ports 25% of tariffs in table 2
15 all ships transporting oil products via S.T.S operation in the northern ports 35% of tariffs in table 2