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Billing method of port charges

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Chapter 1 General Provisions

Article 1 In accordance with the overall deployment of the Third Plenary Session of the Eighteenth Central Committee of the Party on comprehensively deepening reforms, in order to standardize port operation service charges, improve the port price formation mechanism, safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of all parties involved in port operation, use, and management, and promote port According to the “Port Law of the People’s Republic of China”, “Pricing Law of the People’s Republic of China”, “Central Pricing Catalogue”, “Central Enterprise-related Business Service Charge Catalog List”, “Central Enterprise-Related Enterprise-related Operation Service Charge Catalog List” and ” Port Operation Management Regulations, etc., to formulate these measures.

Article 2 The main ports along the coast of the People’s Republic of China and the main lines of the Yangtze River and all other ports open to the outside world provide services such as ship entry and exit, berthing, berthing, passengers embarking and disembarking, cargo loading and unloading, lightening, storage and port security services, and the port operators and pilot agencies. These measures apply to the calculation and collection of port operating service fees by such units as ship owners, cargo owners or their agents.

The port charges for transportation between each port and Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan shall be implemented in accordance with the relevant provisions of these Measures on ships sailing on international routes and foreign trade import and export goods and containers.
The charging and billing methods of other ports shall be formulated according to the pricing authority and specific scope of application stipulated in the local pricing catalog, and may be implemented by referring to the relevant provisions of these Measures.

The charging method for the pilotage (mooring) of ships on the main line of the Yangtze River shall be stipulated separately.

Source: www.npc.gov.cn