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  • PREAMBLE:…………………………………………………………............................................……………..…….1

    A. INTERPRETATION:……………………………………………………............................................……..…...2

    B. PRINCIPLES TO BE APPLIED & NATURE OF CHARGES………...........................................…....6

    C. GENERAL PROVISIONS ……………………………….……………....…................................................18

    SECTION I: (Clause 1-10): Charges for Marine Services & Ships Dues....................................22

    SECTION II: (Clause 11-12): Charges for Stevedoring Services ……………………........…………..…..30

    SECTION III: (Clause 13-17): Charges for Shorehandling, Wharfage & Storage Services.........36

    SECTION IV: (Clause 18-19): Charges for General Services…………………………......………….……...53

    Kenya Ports Authority

    TARIFF

    TABLE OF CONTENTS

    Kenya Ports AuthorityTARIFF

  • 1 Kenya Ports AuthorityTARIFF

    PREAMBLE

    The Minister responsible for Kenya Ports Authority has approved the tariff contained in this publication. st

    The tariff shall be effective from the 1 day of December, 2012.

    It is notified for general information that the Board of Directors, in pursuance of the powers of Section 30

    of the Kenya Ports Authority Act, CAP 391, 1978 has prepared and published this Tariff as approved by the

    Minister.

    These charges shall apply equally to all port users (individuals, persons, firms or corporations engaged in

    or responsible for handling vessels and cargos including and not limited to cargo agents, charterers,

    brokers, freight forwarders, shippers or consignees).

    Charges and dues appear in Sections I-IV of this Tariff. In the event of any inconsistency or contradiction

    between the provisions of this Tariff and the provisions of the Act, the latter provisions will prevail.

    The whole Tariff has been denominated in United States of America Dollar (US$). The Kenya Ports

    Authority Management may allow payment to be made in Kenya Shillings (Kshs.) and reserves the right to

    prescribe the currency of payment and the exchange rate to be applied.

    Managing Director

    Kenya Ports Authority

    P. O. Box 95009 - 80104

    Mombasa, Kenya

  • 2 Kenya Ports AuthorityTARIFF

    A. INTERPRETATION For the purpose of interpretation, The Kenya Ports Authority Tariff should be read together with the preamble.

    In this Tariff unless the context otherwise requires: -

    “ACT” means the Kenya Ports Authority Act, 1978 (Cap 391 of the Laws of Kenya) as amended from time to time, and

    any rules and regulations made thereunder.

    “APPOINTED PLACES” means any place within the Harbour or Depot limits officially designated by the Authority as

    a place for the landing or discharge of goods.

    “AUTHORITY” means the Kenya Ports Authority.

    “CHARGES” means all sums received or receivable, charged or chargeable for or in respect of Ship or Cargo or any

    other services performed or for facilities provided by the Authority.

    “PER TONNE” or “HARBOUR TONNE” in respect of cargo, shall, unless otherwise specified, mean per tonne of 1000

    kilograms or 1 cubic metre whichever shall yield the higher charge.

    “DEADWEIGHT TONNE (DWT)” means 1,000 kilograms.

    “TONNE” In relation to fresh water supplied to Ships, shall mean a unit of charge equivalent to 224 gallons or 1,000

    litres of water.

    “MANAGING DIRECTOR” means the person appointed under Section 5 (1) of the Act or such other person for the

    time being performing the duties of the Managing Director.

    “CFS means Container Freight Station

    “FCL” means Full Container Load.

    “LCL” means Less Container Load.

    “LCL/LCL” means Pier to Pier.

    “LCL/FCL” means Pier to House.

    “FCL/LCL” means House to Pier.

    “FCL/FCL” means House to House.

    “FINAL DESTINATION” (FND) means country of final destination of the cargo and for purposes of C11/EDI

    Amendments refers to either Kenya, Transit or Transhipment destination including ICDs and CFSs.

    “DEAD SHIP” means vessel not under own steam or not under control due to engine, mechanical or steering

    failure.

    “LIGHT DUES” means charges for use of navigational aids and vessel traffic services.

    “SHIPS ENGAGED IN COASTAL TRADE” means Kenya Registered Ships of less than 1000 GT trading exclusively

    between the limits of Mogadishu in the North and Mwambo in the south and within 50 nautical miles off the Coast.

  • Kenya Ports AuthorityTARIFF

    “HARBOUR AREA” or “DEPOT AREA” means the area within the limits of any Harbour or Depot as defined by an order

    made under Section 34 of the Act and, in addition to such area;

    The Port of Mombasa includes Kilindini Harbour, Port Reitz, the Old Port, Port Tudor and the whole of the tidal waters

    encircling Mombasa Island. The waters of the Port Area are bounded on the Seaward side by a line drawn from Ras

    Mkungombe to a point off the shore of the mainland, half a nautical mile south of Ras Mwakisenge.

    The Port of Lamu includes Lamu Harbour and that part of the Lamu Bay comprised within a radius of three nautical miles

    from Shella Lighthouse.

    The Port of Malindi includes the northern anchorage, Malindi shores and so much of the sea as is comprised within a

    radius of three nautical miles from Malindi (Vasco Da Gama) Lighthouse.

    The Port of Kilifi includes Kilifi and Takaungu Creeks and so much of the sea as is comprised within a radius of three

    nautical miles from Ras Kitoka.

    The Port of Shimoni includes Shimoni Harbour, Funzi, Pungutiayu, Wasini, Vanga, Yimbo and the sea area south of Wasini

    Island bounded by a line drawn from Ras Yimbo to a point 1.5 nautical miles South of Pungutiayu Light Beacon and Ras

    Kanda to the North.

    The Port of Mtwapa includes Mtwapa Creek and so much of the sea as is comprised within a radius of three nautical miles

    from Cannon Point.

    The Port of Kiunga includes Kiunga Harbour, Kiunga-Mwini Island, Kisiwa Sudhi Island and so much of the sea area within

    a radius of three nautical miles from the tidal station.

    Means all container handling areas within the Port of Mombasa.

    These include designated container depots managed by the Port Authority in Nairobi, Kisumu, Eldoret and any other

    depot that the Authority may establish.

    Customs licensed inland depots appointed by Kenya Revenue Authority for the purpose of handling, storing and delivery

    of Containerized Cargo and motor Vehicles.

    Working hours shall mean the appointed hours of business as may from time to time be prescribed by the Authority for

    the provision of any particular service or facility.

    Stations or small harbors under the jurisdiction of the Authority shall observe regular working hours from 0800 to 1700

    hours. Provision of services or facilities outside these hours shall be on prior notification.

    Ship and cargo handling operations shall be available 24 hours a day throughout the year. These operations are organized

    on shift basis as below:-

    (a) First Shift 0700 - 1500 Hours

    (b) Second Shift 1500 - 2300 Hours

    (c) Third shift 2300 - 0700 Hours

    a) Mombasa

    b) Lamu

    c) Malindi

    d) Kilifi

    e) Shimoni

    f) Mtwapa

    (g) Kiunga.

    (h) Container Terminal (Mombasa)

    (I) Inland Container Depots (ICDs)

    (j) Container Freight Stations (CFS)

    WORKING HOURS

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  • B. PRINCIPLES TO BE APPLIED & NATURE OF CHARGES

    (a) Tonnage Scale.

    (b) Gross Tonnage ( GT)

    (c) Pick –Up Order/ Pre- Advice/Special Service Request (SSR)

    (d) Gate Pass

    (e) Position Slip

    (e) Vessel

    (f) Cellular Container vessel

    (g) Non Cellular Container vessel

    (h) Ro-Ro vessel

    (i) Container

    (j) Abnormal/Out of Gauge Containers

    Unless otherwise enumerated hereunder, all charges shall be assessed on Harbour Tonne.

    Gross tonnage means the gross tonnage of a vessel provided in the international tonnage certificate issued under

    the 1969 International Convention on Tonnage Measurement of Ships as amended.

    These are accounting documents which incorporate details of services rendered to containers and conventional

    cargo by the Authority and are lodged/created electronically to facilitate invoicing and delivery/receipt of cargo

    from/to the Port.

    All cargo leaving the Port shall be issued with a Gate Pass on 24 hour basis. These Gate Passes shall expire as follows:

    i. Conventional Cargo - 6 hours from the time of issue

    ii. Containerized Cargo - 6 hours from the time of issue

    iii. Motor Vehicles - 18 hours from the time of issue

    A document issued at the gate indicating the stack position of the

    container/cargo.

    A vessel means a water craft including non displacement Craft, Barge, Wing In Ground (WIG) Craft and Seaplane

    used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on water