STANDARD TARIFFS

 

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PREFACE

 

SHORT TITLE

This tariff is published by Batumi International Container Terminal LLC (BICT) and is generally referred to as the BICT Standard Tariff.

APPLICATION

The tariff applies to services provided by BICT. For tariff for services not included herein please contact BICT management. Actual charges may vary depending on properties of the cargo. Interpretation of the tariff belongs to BICT.

TERMS OF BUSINESS

Services provided under this tariff are subject to the Terms of Business published separately by BICT.

NOTICE TO PUBLIC

This tariff is notice to the public that the rates and charges contained in the tariff apply to all users who don’t have separate agreement with BICT. In addition to the charges contained herein, vessels and cargo will be subject to dues and taxes as published from time to time by Batumi Sea Port and the Government Authorities of Georgia.

RIGHTS RESERVED

Batumi International Container Terminal LLC reserves the right to furnish all equipment, supplies and materials, and to perform all services in connection with the container operation in Batumi Seaport.

CHARGES

The charges prescribed in this tariff are in addition to any other tariff, notice or law or any other charges that may be owing to or levied by the Batumi Sea Port (BSP). It also excludes any taxes that may be levied by the Georgia Tax Authorities such as Value Added Tax (VAT).

CURRENCY

The currency of this tariff is US Dollar.

PAYER

Payer for the services is the party requesting services if not agreed otherwise.

STORAGE CHARGES

Storage charges for Full Import containers will be collected from consignee.
​Storage charges for Full Export, Transshipment and Reefer charges will be collected from the shipping line.

 

DEFINITIONS

Company

Batumi International Container terminal LLC (BICT)

Carrier

vessel owners, operators, charterers or their agents

CY

container terminal and yards or any other area within Batumi Sea Port allocated for use by BICT

Direct Delivery

the transferring of cargo between vessel or container and road or rail transport without being grounded in CY

FCL

Full Container Load – a loaded and sealed container received or delivered by BICT

LCL

Less than Container Load – a container stuffed or stripped by BICT covered by two or more Bills of Lading

Free Time

a period of time during which containers or cargo may be left in the CY without incurring storage charges

Freight tone

one tone of cargo of 1000 kg or 1 cubic meter whichever is the greater

Restow

the movement of container or cargo from one stowage position to another

Transshipment

containers or cargo transferred from one vessel to another without leaving the port, charged to first carrier

Transit Cargo

cargo that is reloaded on the terminal from one land transport to another

Stevedoring

moving of container or cargo from vessel to CY or vice versa

Handling

receiving or delivering of containers or cargo to/from land transport

Manipulation

moving of containers or cargo within CY e.g. for stripping, inspection, etc.

Storage time

storage time starts on the day vessel completes discharging for import or on the day container or cargo is received on the terminal for export

OOG

Out Of Gauge

IMDG

International Maritime Dangerous Goods

Berth Occupancy Charge

an hourly charge for berth occupancy, to be applied two (2) hours after completion of vessel/cargo operations till unmooring (Last Line)

Idle Time Charge

an hourly charge for any idle time of terminal equipment and/or manpower, including stoppage of cargo operation beyond the control of the Terminal Operator

 

CONTAINERS

No

ITEM

Unit

FULL

EMPTY

20’

40’

20’

40’

IMPORT / EXPORT

1

THC

Pc

267

301

186

209

2

Restow on board

Pc

81

104

52

75

3

Restow via quay

Pc

115

138

69

92

4

Hatch covers out&in

Pc

173

5

Lashing bin containers out&in

Pc

173

6

Lashing or unlashing containers

Pc

12

7

Surcharge for Public Holidays

%

25

8

Non-cellular vessel surcharge

%

100

STORAGE

9

1st to 3rd day

Day

Free

Free

1

2

10

4th to 10th day

Day

4.50

6

2

3

11

11th to 20th day

Day

6

9

3

4

12

21st and over

Day

11

13

8

10

TRANSSHIPMENT

13

Stevedoring

Pc

253

316

138

190

14

Surcharge for Public Holidays

%

25

15

Non-cellular vessel surcharge

%

100

STORAGE

16

1st to 5th day

Day

Free

Free

Free

Free

17

6th and over

Day

12

23

9

17

OTHER

18

Reefer plug in & unplug

Pc

40

19

Reefer storage

Day

35

20

Manipulation (yard move)

Pc

46

58

23

35

21

Lift off or Lift on

Pc

35

58

23

35

22

Folding Flat Rack

Pc

n/a

n/a

13

26

23

Gate Fee

Pc

17

17

free

free

24

Cleaning container

Pc

12

25

Testing reefer container excluding 18,19

Pc

64

26

Surcharge for IMDG cargo

%

50

27

Surcharge for OOG containers

%

50

28

Placement or removal of IMO stickers

Pc

12

29

Placement or Removal of GENSET

Pc

15

30

Berth Occupancy Charge

Hour

500

31

Idle time Charge

Hour

180

Remarks:

  • THC – includes discharge/load from/to vessel plus discharge/load from/to land transport;
  • Gate Fee applies to all full containers discharged from the vessel and gate out by the truck. Tariff doesn’t apply to empty, export and to those containers that are stripped/stuffed by the container terminal in Batumi Sea Port in the territory controlled by the terminal;
  • IMDG cargo class 1 and 7 – storage is not allowed on the terminal; shippers, consignees should arrange for direct delivery in agreement with authorities;
  • Reefer power charges may change without previous advice – subject to the provider decision to alter tariff;
  • No free storage days apply for reefer containers. Reefer Containers are exempt from Storage Fee only when/if:
  1. Reefer container gates out or is stripped latest next day from discharge date provided that the last discharge for the related vessel is 18:00 hours local time or later;
  2. Reefer container gates out or is stripped on the same day it was discharged from the vessel.
  • RESTOWS definition:

1) Liner Mandated RESTOWS to be charged to liner

2) Non-Liner Mandated RESTOWS:

a. Poor or not optimal container stowage plan from the carrier to be charged to liner

b. RESTOWS for Safety:

- Anything 3 high on deck or above to be charged to liner

- Anything below 3 high on deck is not to be charged.

 

FERRY SERVICES​

No

ITEM

Unit

FULL

EMPTY

Discharging or loading from/to ferry

1

Rail wagon with subtropical citrus

Pc

116

Free

2

Rail wagon

Pc

170

30

3

Vehicle below 5 tons (car, jeep, van)

Pc

36

4

Vehicle above 5 tons

Pc

108

5

Locomotive

Pc

768

6

Passenger

Person

2

7

Caterpillar machinery below 40 tons

Pc

652

8

Caterpillar machinery above 40 tons

Pc

978

9

Other cargoes, machinery

Freight tone

8

Terminal assistance for operations

10

Operator – driver

Vehicle

8

11

Terminal tug

Roll Trailer

127

12

Forklift

Lift

31

13

Idle Time Charge

Hour

180

Parking Services of Vehicles

Below 5 tons

Above 5 tons

14

Access to the parking, including next day of access

Pc

Free

Free

15

3rd to 10th day

Day

30

60

16

11th day and over

Day

60

120

Roll Trailer storage

20FT

40FT

17

1st to 5th day

Day

free

free

18

6th and over

Day

10

11

Act of Reloading/Inspection preparation

19

Transport mean below 5 tons

Pc

26

20

Transport mean above 5 tons

Pc

52

21

Berth Occupancy Charge

Hour

500

22

Reloading Service

23

Transport mean 3 tons

Pc

40

24

Transport means from 3 to 5 tons

Pc

65

25

Transport Mean 5 tons

Pc

100

 

GENERAL CARGO 

No

ITEM

Unit

Crane/Quay Operation (per move)

1

Any piece, the weight of which exceeds 35 MT And/or the volume of which is minimum 50 m3

FT

40

2

35MT

MT

30

3

25MT

MT

25

4

5MT

MT

20

Wheeled/Tracked Cargo

5

5MT

Pc

160

6

10MT

Pc

250

7

25MT

MT

30

8

40MT

MT

40

9

40MT or more

MT

50

 

Container Freight Station – CFS

No

ITEM

Unit

Cross-stuffing operations between Containers and/or Trucks

1

Cargo in big Bags/Barrells/pallets

MT

8

2

Cargo in Bags

MT

9

3

Cargo in Boxes and Coils

MT

10

4

OOG Cargo

MT

30

5

Wheeled vehicle below 5t (including manipulation & delivery)

Pc

60

6

Railcar Storage

Pc/Day

23

STORAGE per FREIGHT TONE

Warehouse

Open Space

7

1st to 5th day

Day

Free

Free

8

6th to 10th day

Day

3

1.30

9

11th to 20th day

Day

5

2.50

10

21st and over

Day

8

4

STORAGE of Vehicle/Equipment above 5 ton

Open Space

11

1st to 2nd day

Day

Free

12

3rd to 12th day

Day

23

13

13th and over

Day

46

14

Reception for storage

Declaration

23

15

Weighting

Vehicle

12

16

Cargo loading or discharging

Freight Tone

9

17

Assistance (2 Dockers)

30 minutes

24

18

Access to the territory

Per Entry

20

19

Surcharge for IMDG cargo discharging or loading

%

50

20

Berthing of the vessels on berths 4, 5 and 6

Hour

58

21

Customs Inspection of container (loading/unloading)

Pc

92

22

Customs Inspection of 20’ container (visual inspection or taking samples)

Pc

58

23

Customs Inspection of 40’ container (visual inspection or taking samples)

Pc

81

24

Ramp usage for customs inspection

Pc

20

25

Stripping of Container loaded with vehicles without queue

Pc

700

26

Data Correction Fee

(data related to the vehicle or vehicle owner, that should be corrected by terminal based on shipping lines bill of lading)

Pc

10

27

Brokerage Service

Pc

50

Parking of wheeled vehicles discharged from containers

Open Space

28

Discharging day and next 2 (two) days

Day

Free

29

4th to 10th day from discharging

Day

30

30

11th day and over from discharging

Day

60

 

Remarks:

  • Minimum chargeable amount for storage is 1 Freight Tone (FT)
  • Point 16 – means loading cargo to mean of transport from storage or discharging for storage from transport mean
  • Point 17 – in case use of forklift is necessary it is free of charge
  • Lift on/off and Container manipulation not included in cross-stuffing rates