Rates and Duties Levied on Vessels at the Port and Harbour of Perth.
|Item||Charge (per tonne)|
|All vessels to or from all destinations outwith the precincts of the River Tay;||£0.34|
|All vessels employed in the River Tay carrying goods and entering the precincts of the Port of Perth;||£0.28|
|All vessels employed in the River Tay only and carrying passengers and their luggage exclusively;||£0.31|
Maximum length of vessels accepted 90 metres – acceptance at sole discretion of Harbour Master.
Ample cranes with safe working loads of up to 40 tonnes are available together with mobile handling equipment suitable for all types of cargoes. Fresh water is available at all berths – stores and fuel can be arranged by the agents. Floodlights are available for night work.
Perth harbour is very convenient for the motorway network to all parts of Scotland and the north of England and is well served by direct rail services and by air services (Dundee Airport – 22 miles).
The Port is owned by Perth and Kinross Council and is operated by Calmac Ferries Limited (a divison of the David MacBrayne Group). Perth and Kinross Council are the navigation authority for the River Tay between the Harbour and Balmerino. The Harbour Master arranges for pilots to and from Dundee and provides VHF coverage (working channel is 09).
Rates and Duties Levied on Commodities at the Port and Harbour of Perth – Imported or Exported.
|Commodity||Charge (per tonne)|
|All animal feed stuffs;||£0.69|
|Coal, coke and patent fuels;||£0.67|
|Corn and cereals;||£0.71|
|Metals – Iron and Steel;||£0.71|
|Metals - Scrap;||£0.66|
|Marble and Granite Chips;||£0.59|
|Ores, Crude Materials including Barites and Road Salt;||£0.59|
|Paper Pulp and Newsprint;||£0.71|
|Potatoes, Onions and other Vegetables;||£0.58|
|Timber and all Forest Products;||£0.67|
|Timber – Softwood for Pulping;||£0.62|
Sundry Charges Levied on Vessels in Respect of Services Provided at the Port and Harbour of Perth.
|1||Tay buoy dues on vessels to or from any Port or place beyond the River Tay;||£0.34 per gross tonne|
|2||Tay buoy dues on vessels to or from any Port or place in the River Tay;||£0.27 per gross tonne|
|3a||Charge for supplying fresh water to vessels;||£2.00 per cu.m. (Min Charge £25.00)|
|3b||Charge for non return of water trolley;||£50.00|
|4||Harbour charge on the delivery of gas, oil, diesel or any other type of fuel for the propulsion of the vessel;||£0.60 per cubic metre|
|5||Charge for berthing of any vessel on the Harbour remaining beyond a period of 24 hours after completing discharge (Harbour Master's discretion);||£1.00 per gross tonne per week or part thereof|
|6||Charge for berthing of vessels laid up within the Harbour precincts (Harbour Master's discretion);||£1.00 per gross tonne per week or part thereof|
|7||Charge for quay storage (Harbour Master's discretion);||£0.60 per tonne per week|
|8||Washing of quays;||£20.00 per hour + water rate (see 3a)|
|9a||Passenger boarding/disembarking at Perth Harbour;||£1.00 per person over 12 years of age|
|9b||Passenger safety/security charge;||Full recovery plus 10% administration charge|
|10||Boatman/mooring charge 05.00 Monday to 23.00 Friday;||£20.00 per movement|
|11||Boatman/mooring charge 23.01 Friday to 04.59 Monday;||£30.00 per movement|
|12||Tug Assistance (compulsory for vessels over 90m in length);||£200.00 per movement|
|13||Waste Charge||£5.00 per vessel call|