Port tariffs

November 12th, 2010

Canterbury City Council being the Harbour Authority of Whitstable Harbour has determined, by virtue of the powers conferred upon them under Section 26 of the Harbours Act 1964, that the dues and fees payable at Whitstable Harbour in respect of ships, goods and services provided shall from 1 April 2015 be as follows:

Charges 2015/2016

Description Charge
Dues for ships when cargo is discharged £0.39 per tonne of cargo
Dues for ships not discharging cargo £0.39 per ship GT
Fishing vessels & Commercial Work boats
Annual Dues – permanent berth £118.00 per metre LOA
Visiting craft per day £80.00
Visiting fishing vessels per month or part thereof £44.00 per metre LOA
 Visiting commercial work boats  Price on application
Cargo wharfage
Stone £0.67 per tonne
Type 1 Aggregate £0.39 per tonne
Pilotage Fee £200.00 per act
Pilot Boat £150.00 per voyage
Ships Navigating Under PEC £30.00 per voyage
Fresh water
Supply of fresh water to ships £7.00 per tonne (minimum charge £50.00)
Vessel and plant hire
Harbour Launch £150.00 per hour or part thereof
Fork Lift £60.00 per hour or part thereof
Linesman services
Provision of linesman to secure ships lines £95.00 per linesman
Fuel sales
Fuel Oil – permanent berth holder £0.04 per litre added to fuel purchase price
Fuel Oil – visiting commercial craft £0.06 per litre added to fuel purchase price
Fuel fob £36.00
South Quay Shed £25.00 per bay per week
Small boat storage – West Quay ramp £85.00 per year or part thereof
General storage – fishing gear, boats, trailers etc.  £1.50 per square metre per week
Business parking permits £90.00 per permit per annum
 Beach Huts

Front Row        £1894 per annum

Back Row          £1327 per annum

Double Hut      £1766 per annum


  1. Harbour dues for commercial ships cover a three-day period of berthing.
  2. The fuel levy is rounded up to the nearest full pence
  3. The length overall of a vessel is rounded up to the nearest full metre.
  4. Value Added Tax is added where applicable.
  5. The Port Manager & Harbour Master reserves the right to amend these charges subject to the approval of the Harbour Board.

For more information contact the Harbour Office or telephone 01227 274 086


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