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(NAR) VOL. 15 NOS. 1-2 / APRIL - JUNE 2004

[ PPA MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 11-2004, March 26, 2004 ]


Pursuant to the 12 September 2002 Presidential Management Staff Memorandum containing the Chief Executive's commitments and directives, and in consonance with the Authority's initiative to reduce logistics cost in the transport of goods and cargoes, the scheduled increases in domestic port charges (Usage and Wharfage) for the Years 2003, 2004 & 2005, under PPA Memorandum Circular No. 06-2001 dated 18 January 2001, are hereby suspended indefinitely until further advice.  This shall mean that the rates for Usage and Wharfage shall be those rates that took effect on 25 February 2002, as follows:

Charges on Vessels: 
Domestic Port ChargeRates
A. Usage at a Government Port 

6 to 100 GRT per calendar day or fraction thereof


- Over 100 GRT per GRT per calendar day or fraction thereofP0.50
A1. Domestic vessels calling at officially registered private ports shall be charged at one-half (1/2) of the Usage rate at a government port.



A2. Registered bay and river trade vessels shall also be charged one-half (1/2) of the Usage rate but in no case less than or more than the following charges for a calendar day or fraction thereof.

Not less thanP 51.00
Not more thanP255.00

A3. Lay Up Fee for domestic vessels shall be one-half (1/2) of the applicable Usage rate.

Charges on Cargoes: 
B. Domestic Wharfage Fee 



B1. Non-Containerized Cargoes

 - Cargoes in sacks/bags/bulk/uncrated live animals/steel products/logs and lumber/heavy lift Per Metric Ton P5.00
 - Others  

Per Revenue Ton

 - Minimum Charge P8.00
B2. Containerized Cargoes:  
 10' Box or shorter P34.00
 20' Box P69.00
 35' Box P86.00
 40' Box P104.00
 45' Box P121.00

B3. Domestic cargoes, whether containerized or not, that are loaded or discharged at anchorage without using any government wharf or at officially registered private ports shall be charged one-half (1/2) of the usual domestic Wharfage rate.

For compliance.

Adopted: 26 March 2004

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