1. No export cargo shall be admitted into the port premises without the permission in writing of the authorised official of the port. Normally export cargo for a vessel shall be admitted only after the vessel is opened for export.
2. Wharfage shall be in addition to any charges towards rent for storage of goods in the quays, warehouses, transit sheds or landing places of the port of New Mangalore.
3. Request for amendment in import / export applications or documents shall be accompanied by a fee of Rs.10/- which shall not be refunded.
4. The cargo/container related charges for all coastal cargo/containers, other than thermal coal, POL including crude oil, iron ore and iron ore pellets, should not exceed 60% of the corresponding charges for normal cargo/container related charges.
5. Method of calculating wharfage:
(i). All goods intended for shipment shall be assessed on export application and wharfage shall be paid before the goods are shipped.
(ii). All goods landed within the limits of the port of New Mangalore shall be assessed on import application and the wharfage shall be paid before the goods are delivered.
(iii). The wharfage dues shall be calculated on the manifested tonnage of the vessels cargo in the case of imports, iron and steel scrap, ores and other goods in bulk.
(iv). In the case of cargo other than that mentioned in sub-rule (iii), the wharfage shall be calculated in accordance with the unit specified against each item of the goods in the Schedule of Wharfage given above.
(v). The wharfage dues shall be calculated on the total tonnage of each item of goods. For this purpose, the gross and not the net tonnage of each package as specified in the relative invoice or other shipping document shall be taken, subject to fresh check by the Port if the circumstances so require. In the absence of these documents or in the absence of the specification of gross tonnage therein the tonnage arrived at by actual test-check shall be taken as gross tonnage.
(vi). For the purpose of calculating the dues in the Scale of rates
(a). One unit by weight means 1 tonne (1000 kilograms)
(b). One unit by measurement means 1 cubic meter
(c). One unit by liquid measurement (capacity) means 1000 liters
(vii). In calculating the gross weight or measurement by volume or capacity of an individual item, fractions upto and including 0.50 shall be reckoned as 0.50 and fractions over 0.50 shall be reckoned as one unit.
(viii). Assessment on packages containing articles of a miscellaneous character shall be levied based on the rate applicable for individual cargo items.
(ix). Where marks are indistinguishable and the cargo is landed in bulk or under such conditions that the tonnage is not readily ascertainable in that case;
(a). if the cargo is landed at the Wharf, the tonnage shall be ascertained by taking the actual measurement and converting it at one cubic meter to a tonne,
(b). if the cargo is conveyed by craft from a vessel at the outer roads, the licenced carrying capacity of the craft shall be taken as the tonnage.
(x). Before classifying any cargo as unenumerated goods the relevant Customs classification shall be referred to find out whether the cargo can be classified under any of the specific categories mentioned in the Schedule given above.
(i). No refund of dues shall be made in respect of goods lost over board or jetties within the limits of the Port. However, in the case of goods thrown over board or jettisoned but not salvaged, refund of wharfage will be considered on production of a certificate from the authorised official of the Port Trust, justifying the circumstances under which the goods were jettisoned or thrown over board. In case the goods are salvaged and landed within the port limits, the wharfage dues would be charged on a pro-rata basis.
7. Porterage (Handling of Cargo) at wharf or jetties.
(i). The port shall not assume custody of any export cargo and handle the same at the wharf or jetties.
(ii). The port may assume custody at shore and convey to transit space and sort for delivery all import general cargo and other cargo for which overside delivery direct from ships is permitted in special case by the port and the Customs except the bulk cargo and for this service in addition to wharfage, the following charges shall be levied namely.
(a). Actual labour charges incurred by the port plus 20% overhead
(b). Crane hire charges as per rates prescribed in the Scale of Rates, if crane is provided by the port
(c). Fork lift hire charges as per rates prescribed in the Scale of Rates, if Forklift is provided by the port
(d). Overtime allowance admissible
(i). Cargo landed on and shipped from the wharf, except as otherwise provided shall be charged full wharfage. The transhipment charges in respect of coastal cargo/vessel shall be at the concessional rate as prescribed for coastal cargo.
(ii). Though cargo originally manifested at Port of shipment for transhipment landed on the Wharf and cargo manifested for local and subsequently amended at the port of New Mangalore for transhipment shall be charged 85% of the applicable wharfage.
(iii). Cargo discharged overside or shipped overside (ship to ship) shall be charged 50% of the applicable wharfage rate except in respect of food grains manifested for Indian Ports and transhipped to smaller vessels from cargo tankers or bulk carriers within the port limits.
(iv). Wharfage shall be levied at Re.1/- per tonne on food grains manifested for Indian Ports and transhipped into a smaller vessel from tanker or bulk carrier at the Port. This charge shall not be levied in respect of transhipped quantity landed at this port.
(v). In case cargo from foreign port lands at NMPT for subsequent transhipment to an Indian Port on coastal voyages, 50% of the transhipment rate prescribed for foreign going and 50% of that prescribed for coastal leg shall be levied
(i). Bonafide consumable/non consumable ship stores.
(ii). Passenger and seamans bonafide baggage and personal effects accompanying them.
(iii). Empty gunnies and twines sent to ship to facilitate landing or loading of cargoes in bulk or for replacing wet or torn bags.
(iv). Goods consigned to or by the New Mangalore Port Trust.
(v). Postal mail bags.