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    GHANA PORTS AND HARBOURS AUTHORITY

    PORT TARIFFS SEAPORTS OF GHANA

    JUNE 2013

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    FOREWORD

    In exercise of the powers conferred on the Board of Directors of the Ghana Ports and Harbours

    Authority by the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority Law 1986 (P.N.D.C.L.160), the following

    revised Port Tariff is hereby Published and shall take effect from June 1, 2013.

    Where in this Tariff no charge has been prescribed for a particular service, the Ghana Ports and

    Harbours Authority shall in each particular case determine an appropriate rate to be applied for

    such services.

    In this Port Tariff, unless the context otherwise requires:

    AUTHORITY - means the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority established under Section 2

    (1) of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority Law 1986 (P.N.D.C.L. 160)

    WHARF or BERTH - is the place where a ship lies other than anchorage and includes a

    quay, pier, jetty or other landing place.

    PORT DUES - is the toll or charge assessed against goods:

    a) for the use of any berth or wharf of the Authority;

    b) for passing over or through any berth or wharf of the Authority;

    c) for passing to or from a vessel while such vessel is:

    - made fast to a wharf belonging to the Authority - moored in any mooring basin, channel, or canal belonging to the Authority - made fast to another vessel, made fast to a berth or moored in any moorings,

    channels or similar facilities.

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    INFORMATION AND ENQUIRIES

    Enquiries relating to the application and interpretation of this tariff and all matters relating to the

    services, management, operations and facilities of the Seaports of Ghana should be addressed to

    any of the following offices of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority:

    CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS

    The Director-General

    Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority

    P. O. Box 150

    Tema Ghana

    Tel: 233-0303-202631-9

    Fax: 233-0303-202812

    Website: www.ghanaports.gov.gh

    E-mail: headquarters@ghanaports.net

    PORT OF TEMA

    The Director of Port

    Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority

    P. O. Box 488

    Tema Ghana

    Tel: 233-0303-204385-8

    Fax: 233-0303-204136

    E-mail: tema@ghanaports.net

    PORT OF TAKORADI

    The Director of Port

    Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority

    P. O. Box 708

    Takoradi Ghana

    Tel: 233-03120-24073

    Fax: 233-03120-22814

    E-mail: takoradi@ghanaports.net

    GOLDEN JUBILEE TERMINAL

    The Terminal Manager

    Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority

    Private mail Bag

    Tema - Ghana

    Tel: 233-0303-200656

    Fax: 233-0303-200705

    TEMA FISHING HARBOUR

    Fishing Harbour Manager

    Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority

    Tema Fishing Harbour

    P. O. Box 289

    Tema - Ghana

    Tel: 233-0303-203976

    Fax: 233-0303-203980

    SAHEL REGIONAL OFFICE

    The GPHA Representative

    Office National Des Ports Du Ghana

    1440 Immeuble Obouf

    Avenue Kwame Nkrumah

    11 Bp 276 Cms Ouagadougou 11

    Burkina Faso

    Tel/Fax: 226-50301201

    E-mail: portsghana@mail-bf.com

    http://www.ghanaports.gov.gh/mailto:headquarters@ghanaports.netmailto:tema@ghanaports.netmailto:takoradi@ghanaports.netmailto:portsghana@mail-bf.com

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    FIRST SCHEDULE: PORT DUES

    CODE

    A. PORT DUES ON CARGO

    PER

    TONNE

    REMARKS

    1A1000 1. DRY BULK US$

    1A1001 Bulk Grains 1.50

    Applicable to imports and

    exports. Bagged grains, cement,

    and chemical fertilizers do not

    fall under these items.

    1A1002 Bulk Clinker 1.50

    1A1003 Bulk Bauxite 0.62

    1A1004 Bulk Manganese 0.94

    1A1005 Bulk Gypsum 2.50

    1A1006 Bulk Limestone 1.50

    1A1007 Bulk Cement 3.00

    1A1008 Bulk Fertilizers [Chemical and Organic] 1.50

    1A1009 Dry Bulk Cargoes NOS 2.50

    Non Traditional Exports in bulk

    are excluded from this item

    1A2000

    2. LIQUID BULK

    PER TONNE

    US$

    REMARKS

    1A2001 Crude Oil in Bulk 2.00 Imports and Exports

    1A2002 Petroleum Products in Bulk 2.00

    1A2003 Liquid Bulk Cargoes NOS

    3.50

    Non Traditional Exports in bulk

    are excluded from this item Note: Port Dues on Transhipment and Transit Bulk Cargoes shall attract 60 per cent of the rates specified.

    1A3000

    3. NON-TRADITIONAL

    EXPORTS PER TONNE

    US$

    REMARKS

    1A3001

    Dry Agricultural Products in Bulk or

    Semi-bulk 1.50

    E.g. Cassava Chips, Cotton Seeds,

    Palm-Kernel Cake, Wheat Bran, etc.

    1A3002 Sheanuts and Sheabutter 2.00 Bagged or Bulk

    1A3003 Palm Oil and Cooking Oil 2.00

    1A3004 Cocoa Products 2.50

    1A3005 Fresh Fruits, Vegetables and Tubers 2.00 E.g. Fresh Pineapples, Bananas,

    Mangoes, Plantain, Yam, etc.

    1A3006 Timber Products 2.00 Veneer, Plywood, Furniture, etc.

    1A3007 Non-Traditional Exports NOS 2.00 Note: These rates are applicable only to products produced in Ghana.

    1A4000 4. FROZEN FISH/MEAT:

    PER TONNE

    US$

    a. LOCAL CATCH:

    1A4001 Bulk Frozen Tuna Fish 2.50 Applicable to fish caught from Ghanaian waters. 1A4002 Frozen Carton Fish 3.00

    b. FOREIGN CATCH IMPORTS

    1A4003 Bulk Frozen Tuna Fish 3.50 Applicable to fish caught in foreign waters and imported into Ghana. 1A4004 Frozen Carton Fish/Meat 3.50

    Note: Foreign catch fish/meat on transit/transhipment shall be charged at 60% the rates specified here.

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    FIRST SCHEDULE: PORT DUES

    1A5000

    5. CONTAINERS

    CONTAINER

    UP TO 20'

    IN LENGTH

    US$

    CONTAINER

    ABOVE 20'

    BUT NOT

    MORE THAN 40' IN LENGTH

    US$

    CONTAINER

    ABOVE 40'

    IN LENGTH

    US$

    REMARKS

    1A5001 Stuffed Containers 42.50 79.50 91.50

    Imports and

    Exports

    1A5002 Stuffed Platforms/Bolsters 42.50 79.50 91.50

    1A5003 Empty Containers 21.50 40.00 47.00

    1A5004 Empty Platforms/Bolsters 2.50 4.50 5.00

    Note: Port Dues on Transhipment and Transit Containers shall attract 50% of the rates specified above.

    1A6000 6. UNPACKED VEHICLES AND TRAILER UNITS

    PER UNIT

    US$ REMARKS

    1A6001 Saloon Cars/Estates 25.00 Imports and Exports

    1A6002 Mini Vehicles 56.00

    1A6003 Utility Vehicles 78.00

    1A6004 Trailer Units 78.00 Notes: Port Dues on Transshipment and Transit of unpacked Vehicles shall be assessed at 60 per cent of the rates specified here.

    See Condition Q(42) at Page59 for definition of Unpacked Vehicles.

    1A7000 7. OTHER COMMODITIES

    PER TONNE

    US$ IMPORTS/EXPORTS

    1A7001 Cocoa Beans 3.50 Bagged/Bulk

    1A7002 Coal, Coke Patent Fuel 1.00 Including Bunker Coal

    1A7003 Timber/Timber Products for Exports 3.00 Applicable to exports only

    1A7004 Bagged Cargoes 3.50 E.g. Rice, Sugar, Fertilizer, Cement, etc.

    1A7005 Iron and Steel Products 3.50 E.g. Angle Iron, Re-bars, Steel Columns, Billets, Coils, Plates, Bundles, etc.

    1A7006 Passenger Baggage 3.50 Accompanied Baggage

    1A7007 All Commodities NOS 3.50 NOTES: Port Dues on Transshipment and Transit of above commodities shall be assessed at 60 per cent of the rates specified here.

    1A8000

    8. PASSENGER DUES

    PER

    PERSON

    US$

    REMARKS

    1A8001 Per Passenger 12.00 Embarking/Disembarking/Transiting passenger

    1A9000 9. DUES ON LIVE ANIMALS

    PER UNIT

    US$ REMARKS

    1A9001 Live Poultry/Birds 0.50 Per Live Bird

    1A9002 Livestock 2.00 E.g. Cattle, Horse, Goat, Sheep, Donkey, etc.

    Note: Pets are excluded from Port Dues on Animals

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    FIRST SCHEDULE: PORT DUES

    1B0000

    B. PIPELINE DUES PER

    TONNE

    GH

    REMARKS

    1B1001 Tank Farms Pipelines

    0.50 Berths 8 & 12 Pipelines, Tema

    1B1002 Oil Terminal Pipeline 0.50 Oil Terminal, Tema

    1C0000 C. LIGHT DUES

    PER GT

    US$

    PER GT PER MONTH

    US$

    REMARKS

    1C1001 All Deep-sea Vessels 0.08 -- Applicable at the first Ghanaian Port of call only.

    1C1002 Ghanaian Registered Vessels

    Operating in Ghanaian Coastal Waters -- 0.50

    Small craft licensed by the

    Authority to operate as

    Supply/support vessels are

    exempted from these items. 1C1003 Foreign Registered Vessels Operating

    in Ghanaian Coastal Waters -- 0.75

    Note: See Condition A(4) at Page 48 for conditions regarding payment of Light Dues

    1D0000

    D. GENERAL PORT CLEANING DUES

    PER

    TONNE

    US$ REMARKS

    1D0001

    All Dry Bulk and Dirty Cargoes 0.05

    Applicable to all Dry Bulk and Dirty

    Cargoes e.g. Clinker, Cement, Gypsum,

    Quicklime, Fertilizer, Manganese, Bauxite,

    Bulk Grains, Sheanuts, Bitumen, etc.

    1E0000 E. OILTERMINAL LOADING ARM DUES US$ REMARKS

    1E0001 Per Tonne 0.05

    Applicable to Oil Terminal Tema and

    Takoradi

    Note: NOS means Not Otherwise Specified.

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    SECOND SCHEDULE - VESSEL HANDLING CHARGES

    2A1000

    A. VESSEL HANDLING :

    1. BERTH OCCUPANCY CHARGE [HARBOUR RENT]

    FIRST

    24 HOURS

    OR PART

    THEREOF

    EVERY

    SUBSEQUENT