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Indian Ports Act, 1908


80[PART XI- PORTS UNDER THE CONTROL OF GOVERNMENT OF GUJARAT

Name of ports.

Vessels chargeable

Highest rates of port dues leviable subject to explanation hereto.

Dues how often chargeable in respect of the same vessel.

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

I. Bharuch Group of Ports:

(1) Umargaon

(1) Foreign ships

Re 1.00 p. per ton.

Once in 30 days in case of each vessel.

(2) Maroli

 

 

 

(3) Kolak

 

 

 

(4) Umarsadi

(2) Coasting ships

Re. 0.50 p. per ton.

Do.

(5) Valsad

 

 

 

(6) Billimora

 

 

 

(7) Vansi-Borsi

(3) Sailing Vessels

Re. 0.35 p. per ton.

Do.

(8) Onjal

 

 

 

(9) Surat (Magdalla)

 

 

 

(10) Bhagva

(11) Bharuch

(12) Dahej

(13) Khambhat

(4) Tugs, ferry and river ships.

Re. 0.60 per ton.

Twice in a year i.e. to say once between the 1st January to the 30th June and once between the 1st July to the 31st December.

 

(5) Foreign ships bringing cargo for transhipment in daughter ships.

Re. 2.50 per ton.

Once in 30 days in case of each vessel.

 

(6) Daughter ships in ballast being loaded with cargo from tankers and leaving for ports other than Gujarat State port.

Re. 1.00 per ton

-do-

II. Bhavnagar Group of Ports :

(1) Bhavnagar

(1) Foreign ships.

Re 1.00 p. per ton.

Once in 30 days in case of each vessel.

(2) Gogha

 

 

 

(3) Talaja

(2) Coasting ships.

Re. 0.50 p. per ton.

-Do-

 

(3) Sailing Vessels.

Re. 0.35 p. per ton.

-Do-

 

(4) Tug, ferry and river ships.

Re. 0.60 p. per ton.

Twice in a year i.e. to say once between the 1st January to the 30th June and once between the 1st July to the 31st December.

 

(5) Foreign ships bringing cargo for transhipment in daughter ships.

Re. 2.50 p. per ton

Once in 30 days in case of each vessel.

 

(6) Daughter ships in ballast being loaded with cargo from tankers and leaving for ports other than Gujarat State ports.

Re. 1.00 p. per ton.

-Do -

III- Mahuva Group of Ports :

(1) Mahuva

(1) Foreign ships.

Re. 1.00 p. per ton

Once in 30 days in case of each vessel.

(2) Pipavav Bandar

 

 

 

(3) Jafrabad

(2) Coasting ships.

Re. 0.50 p. per ton.

-Do-

(4) Rajpara

(3) Sailing Vessels.

Re. 0.35 p. per ton

-Do-

 

(4) Tugs, Ferry and river ships.

Re. 0.60 p. per ton.

Twice in a year i.e. to say once between the 1st January to the 30th June and once between the 1st July to the 31st December.

 

(5) Foreign ships bringing cargo for transhipment in daughter ships.

Re. 2.50 p. per ton

Once in 30 days in case of each vessel.

 

(6) Daughter ships in ballast being loaded with cargo form tankers and leaving for ports other than Gujarat State ports.

Re. 1.00 p. per ton.

-Do-

IV. Veraval Group of Ports :

(1) Nawabandar

(1) Foreign ships

Re. 1.00 p. per ton

Once in 30 days in case of each vessel.

(2) Madhwad

 

 

 

(3) Kotda

(2) Coasting ships.

Re. 0.50 p. per ton

-Do-

(4) Veraval

 

 

 

(5) Mangrol

(3) Sailing Vessels.

Re. 0.35 p. per ton

-Do-

 

(4) Tugs, ferry and river ships.

Re. 0.60 p. per ton

Twice in a year i.e. to say once between the 1st January to the 30th June and once between the 1st July to the 31st December.

 

(5) Foreign ships bringing cargo for transhipment in daughter ships.

Re. 2.50 p. per ton

Once in 30 days in case of each vessel.

 

(6) Daughter ships in ballast being loaded with cargo from tankers and leaving for ports other than Gujarat State ports.

Re. 1.00 p. per ton.

-Do-

V. Porbandar Group of Ports :

(1) Porbandar

(1) Foreign ships.

Re. 1.00 p. per ton

Once in 30 days in case of each vessel.

 

(2) Coasting ships.

Re. 0.50 p. per ton

Do.

 

(3) Sailing vessels.

Re. 0.35 p. per ton

Do.

 

(4) Tugs, Ferry and river ships

Re. 0.60 p. per ton

Twice in a year i.e. to say once between the 1st January to the 30th June and once between the 1st July to the 31st December.

 

(5) Foreign ships bringing cargo for transhipment in daughter ships.

Re. 2.50 p. per ton

Once in 30 days in case of each vessel.

 

(6) Daughter ships in ballast being loaded with cargo from tankers and leaving for ports other than Gujarat State port.

Re. 1.00 p. per ton.

Do

VI. Okha Group of Ports.

(1) Dwarka (Rupen)

(1) Foreign ships.

Re. 1.00 p. per ton.

Once in 30 days in case of each vessel.

(2) Okha

(2) Coasting ships.

Re. 0.50 p. per ton.

Do.

(3) Beyt

(3) Sailing Vessels.

Re. 0.35 p. per ton.

Do.

 

(4) Tugs, ferry and river ships.

Re. 0.60 p. per ton.

Twice in a year i.e. to say once between the 1st January to the 30th June and once between the 1st July to the 31st December.

 

(5) Foreign ships bringing cargo for transhipment in daughter ships.

Rs. 2.50 p. per ton

Once in 30 days in case of each vessel.

 

(6) Daughter ships in ballast being loaded with cargo from tankers and leaving for ports other than Gujarat State port.

Re. 1.00 p. per ton.

Do.

VII. Bedi Group of Ports:

(1) Pindhara

(1) Foreign ships.

Re. 1.00 p. per ton.

Once in 30 days in case of each vessel.

(2) Salaya

 

 

 

(3) Sikka

 

 

 

(4)Bedi (including Rozi)

(2) Coasting ships

Re. 0.50 p. per ton.

Do.

(5) Jodia

(3) Sailing Vessels.

Re. 0.35 p. per ton

Do.

 

(4) Tugs, ferry and river ships

Re. 0.60 p. per ton.

Twice in a year i.e. to say once between the 1st January to the 30th June and once between the 1st July to the 31st December.

 

(5) Foreign ships bringing cargo for transhipment in daughter ships.

Re. 2.50 p. per ton.

Once in 30 days in case of each vessels.

 

(6) Daughter ships in ballast being loaded with cargo from tankers and leaving for ports other than Gujarat State port.

Re. 1.00 p. per ton.

Do.

VIII. Navlakhi Group of Ports :

(1) Navlakhi

(1) Foreign ships

Re. 1.00 p per ton.

Once in 30 days in case of each vessel.

 

(2) Coasting ships

Re. 0.50 p. per ton.

Do

 

(3) Sailing vessels

Re. 0.35 p. per ton.

Do.

 

(4) Tugs, ferry and river ships.

Re. 0.60 p. per ton.

Twice in a year i.e. to say once between the 1st January to the 30th June and once between the 1st July to the 31st December.

 

(5) Foreign ships bringing cargo for transhipment in daughter ships.

Re. 2.50 p. per ton.

Once in 30 days in case of each vessel.

 

(6) Daughter ships in ballast being loaded with cargo from tankers and leaving for ports other than Gujarat State port.

Re. 1.00 p. per ton.

Do.

IX. Mandvi Group of ports :

(1) Mundra

(1) Foreign ships

Re. 1.00 p. per ton.

Once in 30 days in case of each vessel.

(2) Mandvi

(2) Coasting ships

Re. 0.50 p. per ton.

Do .

(3) Jakhau

(3) Sailing Vessels

Re. 0.35 p. per ton.

Do.

(4) Koteshwar

(4) Tugs, ferry and river ships.

Re. 0.60 p. per ton.

Twice in a year i.e. to say once between the 1st January to the 30th June and once between the 1st July to the 31st December.

 

(5) Foreign ships bringing cargo for transhipment in daughter ships.

Re. 2.50 p. per ton.

 

 

(6) Daughter ships in ballast being loaded with cargo from tankers and leaving for ports other than Gujarat State port.

Re. 1.00 p. per ton.

Do.

Explanations to Part XI of the First Schedule

Explanation 1-

(a) The ports shown Under each of the nine groups in the first column of the table shall be treated as if they were only one port. The payment of the dues at the first Port called in a group shall exempt the vessel for the period shown in column 4 in the table from the liability of payment of the dues, again on re-entering or entering that or any other port in the same group.

(b) No port dues shall be charged in respect of vessel of less than 10 tons or any fishing boat.

(c) A vessel in distress with no cargo on board brought into harbor in tow shall be charged with three-fourths of port-dues.

(d) A coastal ship entering a port, bringing coal or taking salt shall be charged port dues at ten per cent. less than the rates with which she would, otherwise be chargeable.

Explanation 2.-

(a) In determining of the measurement of the net tonnage for the purpose of calculating the charges, a fraction of half a ton or more shall be counted as one ton and less than half ton shall be ignored.

(b) The period of thirty days shall be reckoned from the date of entry of the vessel into the port.

(c) "Vessel" includes any ship, boat, sailing vessel or other description of vessel used in the navigation.

(d) "Sailing vessel" means any description of vessel provided with sufficient sail area for navigation. under sails alone, whether or not fitted with mechanical means of propulsion, and includes a rowing boat or canoe but does not include a pleasure craft.

(e) "ship" does not include a sailing vessel.

(f) "coastal ship" means a ship which at any port in Gujarat discharges exclusively from or takes any cargo exclusively for any port in the Republic of India and is not engaged in overseas trade.

(g) "Foreign Ship" means a ship which is not a coasting ship.

Explanation 3.- lf the vessel. in the course of her voyage or during stay in the port, changes her character from a coasting vessel to a foreign ship or vice versa, port dues shall be charged at the rates leviable in respect of foreign ships.

Explanation 4.-

(a) A vessel entering a port and taking in only provisions, water, bunker-coal or liquid fuel for her own consumption shall be charged port dues at half the rate with which she would otherwise be chargeable.

(b) A vessel that has paid half the port dues under clause (a) above re-enters the same port with cargo or passengers or both within thirty days from the date of its previous entry in the port shall be charged the difference between the dues already paid and those payable at the full rate.

Explanation 5.- When a vessel which has been charged port dues, leviable under Government of Gujarat, Public Works Department, Notification No. G/J/48/75/IPA-2975-M, dated the 5th December, 1975, re-enters the same port with cargo or passengers or for any other purpose within thirty days from the date of its previous entry on the port, it shall be charged the difference between the dues already paid and those with which she would otherwise be chargeable.]



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