Agency Fees

Agency Fees recommended by THE MADRAS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY for rendering services to vessels calling at CHENNAI / ENNORE ports effective from 1st April 2013.

Expressed in USD

1. VESSELS CALLING AT CHENNAI BUT NOT DISCHARGING OR LOADING CARGO i.e. FOR BUNKERS / WATER / PROVISIONS/LANDING SICK SEAMEN ETC

A. FEES PAYABLE TO OWNERS AGENT - for first 5 days from the date of arrival of vessel for attending to any or all of the following functions:

i) Attending to Customs / Port / Immigration / health & quarantine formalities etc.
ii)          Supplying bunkers, water, provisions etc.
iii)         Attending to crew, other than signing off / on which is governed by items Nos. 8,9, 10 & 11.
iv)         Arranging Workshops for minor repairs, if required.
v)          Any other function not covered by above (i ) to (iv)                   USD 2000.


B. Additional fees for stay exceeding 5 days.                                          USD 100 per day

C. Crew sign on/off, transportation, miscellaneous and funding as per items 8, 9, 10 & 11.

2. VESSELS CALLING AT CHENNAI FOR MAJOR REPAIRS OR SERVICES OF EXTENSIVE NATURE

A. Terms to be mutually agreed subject to a minimum fee for first 10 days from

date of arrival                                                                                USD 2000.

B. Additional fee for stay beyond 10 days                                              USD 100 per day

C. Crew sign on/off, transportation, miscellaneous and funding as per items 8, 9, 10 & 11.

3. VESSELS DISCHARGING OR LOADING LIQUID CARGOES
GAS/LNG/LPG/PIPELINE CARGOES IN BULK.

A. Vessels discharging, loading, full or part cargo pumped through pipeline or by means of tanker lorries or barges
                                                                                   USD 2000.
B. Additional fee for stay beyond 3 days :                                              USD 100 per day.

C. Crew sign on/off, transportation, miscellaneous and funding as per items, 8, 9, 10 & 11.

4. TRAMP VESSEL DISCHARGING OR LOADING DRY BULK CARGOES ON LINER TERMS INCLUDING PROJECT CARGOES & ODC:

Fees payable to agent attending to a vessel loading or discharging dry bulk cargo on liner terms will be as follows:


(i) For loading and discharging cargo

Upto 500 tons

$ 2500

 

501 – 2000 tons

$ 3000

 

2001- 5000 tons

$ 3500

 

5001 – 8000 tons

$ 4000

 

8001 and above tons

$ 4500

(ii) Crew sign on/off, transportation, miscellaneous and funding as per items 8, 9, 10 & 11.

 

4)(A) Fees payable to Agents attending Cars/Vehicle Carriers: USD 2500 for first 2 days
(i) Additional fee for stay beyond 2 days USD 100 PER DAY or part thereof + transport as per 10(a) & (b).

4)(B) Fees payable to Agents attending Passenger/Cruise Vessels:          USD 2500 for first 2 days
i) Additional fee for stay beyond 2 days : USD 250 PER DAY or part thereof
ii) Crew Sign on/off, Transportation, Miscellaneous & funding as per items 8,9,10 & 11
4(C) Fees payable to Agents attending Coastal Supply/Survey/Oilrigs & platforms/Geographical/Special vessels.
As per Contract or terms mutually agreed between the Principal and Agents.
(i) Crew Sign on/off, Transportation, Miscellaneous & funding as per items 8, 9,10 & 11.


5. VESSELS DISCHARGING OR LOADING BULK CARGO ON FIO / FIOS / FIOT / TERMS UNDER A CHARTER PARTY/FIXTURE NOTE / BOOKING NOTE

A. Fees payable to agents where vessel also consigned to such agent for entry with port, customs and stay of vessels upto 7 days from the date of arrival.

Where total cargo for loading /discharging is 10000 tons

$ 1950

Where total cargo for loading /discharging is between 10001 & 30000 tons

$ 2730

Where total cargo for loading /discharging is between 30001 & 50000 tons

$ 3510

Where total cargo for loading /discharging is between 50001 & 100000 tons

$ 5500

Where total cargo for loading /discharging is between 50001 & 100000 tons

 

$ 6000


Additional fee for stay beyond 7 days : USD 100 per day or part there
C. Crew sign on/off, transportation, miscellaneous and funding as per items 8, 9, 10 & 11.


6. FEES PAYABLE WHERE VESSEL NOT CONSIGNED TO OWNERS AGENT

(i) Fees payable to owners agent where vessel not consigned to such Agency for entry with Port and Customs and where stay of vessel is upto 7 days from the
date of arrival:                                                                                  USD 2000.
(ii) Additional fee for stay beyond 7 days USD 100 per day or part thereof
(iii) Crew Sign on/off, transportation, miscellaneous and funding as per items 8, 9, 10 & 11.


7. FEES PAYABLE TO CHARTERERS AGENTS

i) All inclusive fees payable to Charterers' Agents where vessel consigned to such agent for entry with Port and Customs but where separate agent appointed by owners for attending to their requirements.

Where total cargo for loading / discharging is upto 10000 tons.

$ 1500

Where total cargo for loading /discharging is between 10001 & 30000 tons

$ 2250

Where total cargo for loading /discharging is between 30001 & 50000 tons

$ 3500

Where total cargo for loading /discharging is between 50001 & 100000 tons

$ 5500

Where total cargo for loading /discharging is over 100000 tons

$ 6000


N.B : THIS INCLUDES TRANSPORTATION AND ANY OTHER CHARGES.

(ii) All inclusive fees payable to protecting agent appointed by Charterers / Receivers (including transportation charges) who makes such appointments           USD 2000.

8. FEES FOR ATTENDING TO CREW MEMBERS

(i) Per Crew Member sign on / off / repatriation - $ 150
(ii) Expenses incurred on Airport tax, consular fees, Transportation,
Launch hire etc. ON ACTUALS


9. MISCELLANEOUS 

Consular and visa fees, launch hire, communication etc. ON ACTUALS WITH A MINIMUM OF $ 750.

10. TRANSPORT FOR AGENT TO ATTEND VESSELS

(a)For CHENNAI - $ 450
(b) For ENNORE - $ 650


11. FUNDS

As required by the Reserve Bank of India Rules, Agents must be placed in full funds against agreed Proforma disbursements three (3) working days prior to the arrival of the vessel.

12. CONVERSION RATE

Conversion of Agency Commission is at the TT Selling Rate quoted by any authorised dealers in Foreign Exchange as prevailing on the date of berthing of the vessel at Chennai / Ennore Port or as indicated by the Bank on the FIRC.

13. The above charges exclude all statutory levy / taxes payable thereof from time to time.

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