The fees/charges for various services rendered by Directorate General of Shipping in respect of technical clearance, various licenses & charter permissions in respect of Indian & foreign flag vessels

Shipping Development Circular No.1 of 2005

NO: SD-13/POL(3)/97                                                                                    Dated Jan 1,2005

Sub: The fees/charges for various services rendered by Directorate General of Shipping in respect of technical clearance, various licenses & charter permissions in respect of Indian & foreign flag vessels

Sir,
I am directed to invite a reference to this office letters Nos. SD-13/POL/3/97 dated 17.07.1998, SD-13/POL (3)/97 dated 06.12.1999, SD-13/POL(3)97 dated 06.06.2001 regarding revision of fees to be charged for various services, pertaining to technical clearance, various licences and charter permissions etc., rendered by the Directorate General of Shipping and to state that it has been decided to charge the following fees, with effect from 01.01.2005, under various heads, commencing the period of licence/ charter/ lay -can w.e.f. 01.01.2005.

Sr No Various services rendered by Directorate General of Shipping Fee
1.
(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)
Slabs of GT for Technical Clearance:
Ships from 2001 GT to 10,000 GT
Ships up to 2000 GT
Ships from 10001 GT to 20,000 GT Ships of 20,001 GT and above

Rs 30,000/-
Rs 30,000 + Rs.5.00 for each GT above 2000
Rs. 70,000 + Rs. 3.00 for each GT above 10,000
Rs. 1,00,000 + Rs.2.00 for each GT above 20,000.
2. Fee for Licence application form in respect of General Trading Licence (GTL), Specified Period Licence (SPL), Specified Voyage Licence (SVL) etc. Rs 100/-
3. Processing fee for GTL per ship per year, in respect of Indian registered foreign going vessels Rs 10,000/-
4. Processing fee for GTL, per ship per year, in respect of Indian registered coastal vessels including offshore supply vessel Rs 5,000/-
5. Processing fee for SPL, per ship per month, or part thereof, for foreign flag vessels for coastal operation. (Vessel having a charter permission) Rs 10,000/-
6. Processing fee for SPL per ship per month, or part thereof, in respect of foreign flag vessel for operating on Coastal/Off-shore/Contract/ Projects Operations etc. (Vessel not having a charter permission) Rs 30,000/-
7. Processing fee for SPL per ship per month, or part thereof, in respect of chartering in of foreign flag vessel for operating on cross trade/overseas trade Rs.20,000/-
8. Processing fee for SVL per voyage, or for a consecutive voyage, for foreign flag vessels, not exceeding one month Rs10,000/-
9. Processing fee for charter permission of foreign flag vessels, on voyage basis, per voyage, or for a consecutive voyage, not exceeding one month, for export or import or coastal operations Rs 30,000/-
10. Processing fee for charter permission of foreign flag vessels, on time charter basis, for a period not exceeding 30days(Fees for extension would be calculated at the rate of Rs.1000/- per day) Rs 30,000/-
11. Processing fee for Bare Boat Chartering in of foreign flag vessel up to one year per vessel. (Fees for extension in excess of one year would be calculated on a pro-rata monthly basis) Rs 50,000/-
12. Processing fee for amendment of GTL,SPL,SVL, or charter proposals viz. change of lay-can, change of vessel, change of owner, change of Trading Limit etc Rs 5,000/-

It may please be noted that the levy of above prescribed fees will be effective commencing the date of licence/charter/lay-can etc. with effect from 01.01.2005, irrespective of the date of submitting of application and approval thereof, till further revision. The payment is required to be made, by way of Demand Draft favouring "Director General of Shipping, Mumbai" along with each application and no application will be considered by the Directorate unless accompanied by the requisite fees.

Sd/-
(Naresh Salecha)
Senior Deputy Director General of Shipping

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