Additional pilotage charges based on vessel age

28 Sep 2022 / Gangavaram, India

Gangavaram Port is introducing age limit for ships, applicable for both Indian and foreign flagged vessels calling at the port.

To encourage a younger fleet of vessels and to protect the environment, an additional differential pilotage charge as per the age of the vessel will be applicable for all vessels arriving in Gangavaram on or after 0001 hours on 1 November 2022.

Vessel Age: 0-5 years
Rate in USD/GT: 0.00000

Vessel Age: 6-10 years
Rate in USD/GT: 0.017744

Vessel Age: 11-15 years
Rate in USD/GT: 0.026616

Vessel Age: 15-20 years
Rate in USD/GT: 0.039924

Vessel Age: Over 21 years
Rate in USD/GT: 0.053232

The age of the vessel will be taken as per date of keel laid of vessel mentioned in ship’s particular/or any other certificate specifying the same will be required to be submitted at the time of declaration.

(For information about operations in India, contact GAC India at [email protected])

Source: Gangavaram Port Limited Circular No.GPL/MAR/CIR/2022-23/013 dated 27 September 2022

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