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MbPT ACCEPTS MANSA's STAND ON SHIFTING OF VESSELS

At the instance of MANSA, MbPT has agreed to rationalize its tariff and amend the levy of Port Entry charges with regard to shifting of vessels that would reduce additional burden on Ship Agents.

With effect from 19th June 2012, the following exemptions shall come into force as per Board of Trustees meeting vide TR No. 16 of 19th June 2012 and Port's Circular No. DC/B-OSC/Circular/1325 dated 11th September 2012:

"No Port Entry charges shall be levied on the vessels which are shifted to outer anchorages for Port convenience and are re-entering the Port for the reasons prescribed such as cancellation of docking due to vessel at Berth extended its stay, breakdown of Port's infrastructure, non-operation of Lock Gates, non-availability of Tugs, movement of vessels at Jawahar Deep / Pir Pau, Tankers and Gas Carriers for safety consideration, non-availability of deep Berth etc."

MANSA expresses its deep gratitude to MbPT for conceding to its request and modifying the levy of Port Entry Charges.


K. P. Unnikrishnan
PRESIDENT MANSA

 
 
 

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