Charges on Cargoes
- All non-containerized foreign cargoes coming in (imported), going out (exported) or transshipped through a government-owned wharf shall be charged WHARFAGE for the use of port facilities on the basis of the total metric or revenue tonnage whichever is applicable, rounded off to the nearest ton, as follows:
- All containerized foreign cargoes (FCL or LCL singles) shall be charged WHARFAGE per box as follows:
PROVIDED, that if cargoes in a box are owned by more than one (1) shipper/consignee, that is, LCL containers, the WHARFAGE for non-containerized cargoes shall apply; and PROVIDED FURTHER that NO WHARFAGE shall be charged on empty containers, i.e. without contents of any sort
- All non-containerized domestic cargoes shall be charged WHARFAGE as they enter or leave a government-owned wharf on the basis of their total revenue or metric tonnage rounded off to the nearest ton, as follows:
3.1. Domestic cargoes, whether containerized or not, that are loaded/discharged at anchor without using any government wharf or at officially registered private ports shall be charged one-half (1/2) of the usual Domestic Wharfage Fee.
Provided that if cargoes in a box are owned by more than one shipper/consignee (LCL), the WHARFAGE for non-containerized cargo shall apply. PROVIDED FURTHER, that NO WHARFAGE shall be charged on an empty box, i.e. without contents of any sort.
3.2. The WHARFAGE for all foreign and domestic cargoes whether containerized or not that are loaded or discharged from a vessel at anchor without using any government wharf or at an officially registered private port whether operated exclusively or commercially, shall be one- half (1/2) of the corresponding charge a government-owned port.