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Fee Structure

Fee Structure

Port Charges

These are the current port fees and they are subject to change without notice

BILLING OF THE CONSIGNEE CARGO RATES
Dry Cargo for various consignees in Containers, Flatracks or Trailers:
Cargo Dues by short or cubic ton whichever is the greater X $16.65
Trucking (wt of goods / wt of cont X $30(20′) or $60(40′) or $67.50(45′) $0.30 minimum
*** Number of tonnage can be determined by dividing the cubic feet by 40 (cubic ton) or by dividing the weight by 2000 (short ton). The minimum tonnage is .25
Trucking for a 20′ unit $30.00
Trucking for a 40′ unit $60.00
Trucking for a 45′ unit $67.50
There are set fees for a 20 ‘unit ( $383.81 ), 40 ‘( $767.62 ), 45 ‘( $863.57 ) consigned to one consignee.
Dry Cargo On Break Bulk:
Cargo Dues by short or cubic ton whichever is the greater $16.65
Cargo Handling $16.65
There are no Trucking charges.
Vehicles or any kind of mobile equipment On Break Bulk:
Cargo Dues by short ton only $16.65
Cargo Handling $16.65
There are no Trucking charges.
Refrigerated Cargo in Containers, Flatracks or Trailers:
Cargo Dues by short ton only $16.65
Trucking (wt of goods / wt of cont X $30(20′) or $60(40′) or $67.50(45′) $0.30 minimum
All refrigerated containers are plugged in to preserve the cargo. There is a plug use fee of $50.00 per unit per day.
Boats in Containers, Flatracks or Trailers:
Cargo Dues by short ton only $16.65
Boat Handling up to 14 ft. $50.00
Boat Handling up to 15 ft. to 22 ft. $100.00
Boat Handling of 23 ft. and up (length in feet X $6.00) $6.00 per foot
Boat Delivery charges only.
Boat Licensing Fees charges go according to categories on the Boat Licensing form.
Boat Licensing Fees for the year (there are 4 quarters in the year):
The boat licensing application form as well as the vairous fees can be found at – Boat License Application Form (PDF)
Tanker Charges:
Cargo Dues only by short ton only.
Explosives $10.55
Diesel $3.52
Gasoline/Avgas $10.55
Avjet $3.52
Propane ([Net Amount Loaded]US Gals X 4.24 / 2,000 X $3.52) $3.52
Cement In Bulk:
Cargo Dues by short ton only $9.14
If a container consigned to one consignee is asked to be stripped, then there is a Stripping charge of $10.00 per ton.
Any cargo may be left in storage for 5 working days free of storage charges . After the 5 working days, there is a Storage charge of $2.10 X the short or cubic ton X the days for the first 30 days. After 30 days, the charge is $5.25 X the short or cubic ton X the remaining days. For vehicles or any kind of mobile equipment, the charges are based on the short ton only. Storage charges include Holidays, Saturdays and Sundays.
BILLING OF THE OWNER AGENTS
Navigational Aids for any vessel arriving from anywhere except Cayman Brac and Little Cayman : $36.75
Line Handling if any:
Up to 500 gross weight $50.00
From 501 to 1,000 gross weight $150.00
From 1,000 gross weight and up. $250.00
Berthing Fees if any:
Gross weight of vessel per day $.20
Length in feet of vessel per day $.50
Berthing Fees are determined by (the gross weight) X (the rate or by the length in feet) X (the rate), whichever is the greater.
Teu’s Charges:
Dock usage per 20′ unit $20.00
Crane usage per 20′ unit $50.00
Empty Containers, Flatracks or Trailers:
20′ Containers per unit $4.00
40′ Containers per unit $8.00
Intransit Containers, Flatracks or Trailers:
With Cargo From One Ship to Another:
20′ Containers per unit $200.00
40′ Containers per unit $400.00
Intraship Containers, Flat racks or Trailers:
With Cargo From One Ship to Same:
20′ Containers per unit $100.00
40′ Containers per unit $200.00
There are no Trucking charges on Owner/Agent billing.
There are no charges on recyclables such as empty crates, empty pallets, etc . There are no charges on any goods leaving Cayman Brac or Little Cayman.
Dry, chill or frozen, vehicles or any kind of mobile equipment for various consignees or one consignee in Containers, Flatracks, Trailers, Break Bulk:
Cargo Dues by short or cubic ton $16.65
Vehicles or any kind of mobile equipment on Break Bulk:
Cargo Dues by short ton only $16.65
Cargo Handling by short ton only $16.65
Boats are billed the same as consignee billing.
Empty containers, flatracks or trailers may be left at the Cargo Distribution Center for 1 working day not including Holidays, Saturdays and Sundays. After the 1 st working day, there is a Empty Storage Container charge of $4.00 X the days X the number of 20′ containers and $7.00 X the days X the number of 40′ containers.
Forklift or Crane Hire:
Small Forklift per hour $50.00
Large Forklift per hour $100.00
Crane hourly rate, 2 hours minimum $400.00
Passengers Fees for cruise ships, the number of passengers X $1.64
Any tender under 60′, the number of tenders X $26.25
Any tender over 60′, the number of tenders X $31.50

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