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The Code of Customs of the State Enterprise “Mykolaiv Sea Commercial Port” (hereinafter referred to as the Code) is a totality of rates and regulations, which should be observed by Ukrainian and foreign shipowners, port service users and other customers, participating in transportation process.

1.1. The Code is based on:

1.1.1.     International practice of operation of sea commercial ports.

1.1.2.     Merchant Shipping Code of Ukraine, Ukraine Law “On private property”; the Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No. 440 dated 20.06.1995.

1.1.3.     Statutes of the Port.

1.1.4.     Obligatory Regulations for Sea Commercial Port.

1.2: The Code is the main document regulating:

1.2.1.     Operating conditions of the port.

1.2.2.     Terms and conditions of calling at the port, departing from the port, loading, discharging and servicing the ships in the port.

1.2.3.     Terms and conditions of delivering cargoes to the port and shipping cargoes from the port by railway, motor and other kinds of transport.

1.2.4.     Terms and conditions of storing cargoes in the port warehouses.

1.3. The Code shall apply, where arisen relations are not regulated by law in the following cases:

1.3.1.     Absence of a contract of sea carriage;

1.3.2.     Absence in a contract of sea carriage or in a bill of lading of terms, regulated by this Code of Customs;

1.3.3.     There is a reference to them in the contract of sea carriage, in the bill of lading, in the contracts of sale of foreign trade cargoes or in any other document.



2.1. The port is situated in the delta of the Yuzhny Bug river and is open for calling of ships all year round. Sea vessels arrive at the port through the Bug-Dnieper Channel.

2.2 The terms and conditions of inward/outward ice-breaker assistance, necessary in winter navigation period, are declared in notices to mariners. If Ice Campaign isn’t declared in the region, Shippers shall pay ice-breaker dues over the period of time from February 1 till March 1 according to the tariffs established by the Ministry of Transport and Communication of Ukraine.

2.3.        The ordinary working time in the port is considered to be from 08.00 till 16.00 o’clock local time, except Sundays and holidays.

The port can perform works and render services round the clock on contractual basis. The holidays at the port are: January 1, January 7, March 8, May 1—2, May 9, June 28, August 24, Easter (1 day), Whitsunday (1 day), Port Foundation Day and other days, that may be declared national holidays or days-off by local authorities.

2.4.        Pilotage of ships in the port water area as well as during berthing operations in the port and anchoring at the port roads are compulsory and are determined by Obligatory Regulations for the Port.

The rates of time and pilotage dues are specified in Appendix 3.



3.1. The ship can be accommodated in the port for cargo handling, mooring, and other operations only subject to confirmation of the port services (services of Chief Dispatcher, Harbour Master and marine security).

Maximum dimensions of the ships shall not exceed:

– in the port of Mykolaiv:

length – 215.0 m, beam – 30.0 m, freshwater draft -10,3 m.

– in the port point of Ochakov (projected data): length – 140 m, freshwater draft – 3.5 m.

The ships with dimensions exceeding the abovementioned figures can be accommodated in the port only subject to compulsory agreement with Harbour Master and the State Enterprise “Delta-Pilot”.

Shipowner / Charterer shall bear possible additional expenses relating to the pilotage of the above ships.

Tug’s assistance for passing through the channel is compulsory for ships of length more than 187 m or draft 10,0 m and more.

Tugs are also given to a ship of smaller dimensions and draft if ordered by ship’s authority. The port has the outer roads near Ochakov for accommodation of vessels with freshwater draft of 13,2 m, where lightering operations are performed down to the draft 10,3 m permissible for approach to the port berths or up to freshwater draft 13,2 m.

3.1.1. Berthing operations are performed in the port only with assistance of tugs; their quantity is determined by a pilot of the State Enterprise “Delta-Pilot” with approval of the master. Dues for tug assistance during berthing operations are charged in accordance with the rates, established by the Order of the Ministry of Transport and Communication of Ukraine for foreign trade vessels and in accordance with actual expenses for coastal vessels (the ground is the Order of the Ministry of Transport of Ukraine No. 214 dated 27.06.96 “Dues and Charges for Services Rendered to Vessels in the Sea Commercial Ports of Ukraine”).

3.2.        On the basis of existing contracts (agreements) and within its territory and water area the port shall provide compulsory operations and services including:

– loading and discharging of ships, cargo trimming, stowing, separation, fastening and unfastening of cargo, dry cleaning of holds and tweendecks after discharge of vessels calling at the port, with the draft declared by the port:;

– transport and freight forwarding, warehousing of cargo;

– transshipment of cargo to sea transport from other kinds of transport and vice versa;

– control of draft survey performed by a surveyor of an independent company at Cargoowner’s request, and the right to receive necessary shipping documents.

For performance of the above mentioned operations the port uses specialized terminals and general- purpose berths with covered warehouses and open storage spaces, as well as the inner and outer roads for additional loading and discharging of big ships.

The ships carrying refrigerated cargoes, grain and raw sugar in bulk are discharged by a direct variant (ship-railway car, ship-motor transport, ship-ship). Bulk cargoes such as titanium slag, ilmenite, manganese ore and other can be discharged both by a direct variant (ship-railway car) and in the port warehouses with further shipment by railway or motor transport to Consignee.

3.2.1.     Cargo shall be delivered to the port in accordance with agreements, plans, schedules and other documents signed and approved by the port.

Dangerous cargoes are handled in compliance with IMO and IMDG Code rules. The ground for transshipment of dangerous bulk cargoes, of specific kind of cargo, is the permission of State Ecological Inspection for Environmental Protection of the North-Western Region of the Black Sea, submitted by Cargoowner subject to preliminary agreement with the port, and indemnity insurance contract concluded by a Shipper, Carrier or Consignee should negative consequences occur during transportation of dangerous cargoes under the conditions, specified by the Government of Ukraine.

The cargoes, which haven’t been confirmed by the port for delivery, shall not be accepted by the port and shall be returned for Shipper’s account.

3.2.2.     The port shall provide at the berth or at roads:

– water supply of vessels in accordance with the tariffs approved by Port Director;

– removal of bilge, waste waters (except ballast water), garbage disposal according to the rates specified by the Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine “On Port Dues” No. 1544 dated 12.10.2000;

– isolated ballast can be discharged overboard only after issuing of written permission of the State Ecological Inspection for Protection of the North-Western Region of the Black Sea of the Ministry of Protection of Environment of Ukraine.

3.2.3.     The port issues the documents for the loaded / discharged cargo.

3.2.4.     The port issues the documents relating to the arrival/departure of vessels.

3.3.        Other operations and services are available on additional requests:

3.3.1.     Allocation of lay-off berths for ships.

3.3.2.     Arrangement of deratization, desinfection (water and reservoirs included) desinsection, fumigation of cargoes with accommodation of crew members in hotels, electric power supply and installation of telephones.

3.3.3.     Other works and services specified in the contract (agreement) including customs clearance, dispatch and demurrage calculations.

3.4.        All services rendered by the port are paid according to the rates of dues and charges, established in accordance with the legislation in force.

3.5.        Other services may be available in the port upon agreements of the parties.



For performing cargo handling operations any ship shall be berthed in the place indicated by the port authorities, if length and draft of the ship, always afloat, permit. It is the Charterer’s (Shipper’s or Consignee’s) duty to see to it, that the Port Authorities provide a berth or roadstead point necessary for cargo handling operations.

If a necessity of putting the ship in the inner roads for replenishment or other purposes arises, the Shipowner shall bear all expenses relating to such putting her in, including the expenses for using the port’s tug to ensure safety while lying at inner roads.



5.1.        The ship authority or his agent shall advise the port on the arrival of the ordered ship at least 10 days prior to the expected time of arrival (ETA) &nd give corrected notices 72, 24 and 4 hours prior to ship’s ETA stating:

– the names of Shipowner and Charterer;

– verified time of arrival to ice edge, pilot station (reception buoy);

– ship draft, cargo-plan;

– full information on available shipping documents;

– need for fuel, water, other supplies and services;

– absence of sanitary and other restrictions, which make the ship not ready for cargo handling;

– other information relating to the ship and cargo, including dangerous one, which may be required to provide normal servicing of the ship in the port.

5.2.        Ship Master shall give the Port Authorities through his agent immediate notice of delay, which may cause the ship’s arrival after the indicated ETA. Otherwise, if no information is received by the port or the information submitted by the ship’s authority is inaccurate or overdue, the ship’s lay time will be increased by 24 hours.

5.3.        The port confirms receipt of the notice and informs the ship’s authority through his Agent about the conditions of harbour pilotage and ice-breaker assistance, berth number or anchorage point at roads, indicated by the Port Authorities, and expected time of berthing.

5.4.        In case of ship’s arrival after the indicated time, all expenses and losses relating to this (demurrage of transport, idle time of labour, storage expenses, etc.) shall be for Cargoowner’s account.

5.5.        The ship authority shall be responsible for any consequences resulting from giving wrong information on the ship’s draft, length overall, beam or net register tonnage.



6.1.        The lay days of the ship at the port is all the time of ship’s stay in the port from the moment of ship’s arrival (completion of berthing or anchoring within the port water area on indication of the Port Authorities) to the moment of ship’s departure from the port (beginning of leaving the berth or weighing anchor).

6.2.        To keep account of the lay days, i.e. the time of ship’s actual stay in the port, the ship’s authority shall execute the time sheet together with the port. If the ship is discharged first and then loaded at the port, separate time sheets are executed for discharging and loading. Time sheet shall be signed by the ship’s authority (or his agent) and the port representatives. The signing of the time sheet by the parties must not delay the ship’s departure. The records in the time sheet are not to be changed and none of the parties has a right to refuse to sign the time sheet. Should one of the parties have any objections, a corresponding remark can be made by this party before the document is signed. If the ship is handled with the participation of Shipper or Consignee (or their representatives), the time sheet shall be executed and signed with participation of die latter.

6.3.        All service operations shall be recorded in the time sheet in chronological order in hours and minutes, starting from the ship’s arrival to the port to the moment of completion of all operations performed by the port, including all delays in handling, that caused interruption of the ship’s lay time, duration and reasons of the delays being indicated and, if necessary, noted in reports.

6.4.        If weather conditions do not permit port representatives coming onboard a ship for signing the time sheet, the latter shall be signed by the ship’s authority after the case has been agreed with port representative over the radiotelephone, a corresponding entry being made into the ship’s log-book and the extract from the log-book annexed to the time sheet.

6.5.        Time sheet for any ship shall be executed in all events of loading, discharging and servicing of a ship, irrespective of where and by what means the ship is serviced.



The ship authority shall give notice of readiness within office hours officially established in the port after granting a ship of free pratique (after registration of the arrival, customs and sanitary examination and also after completion of discharge of a ship if she is to be loaded then). By commencement of loading the ship’s cargo spaces must be fully cleaned and equipped with facilities necessary for loading of a particular cargo, in accordance with the notice. The ship is considered to be ready for loading cargoes if there is a clear load mark on the stem and stern frame and easily readable midship draft scale, which permit to determine the amount of loaded cargo by the draft; there is no ballast water or the filling of ballast tanks can be performed by ship’s facilities without interference with the process of loading; the holds are ready to be loaded with particular cargo. A notice of readiness will be accepted only if the ship is actually ready for loading the particular cargo into or discharging it from all her holds to be used in the particular port, and if a complete set of cargo documents is available. If necessary the readiness of the holds for loading/discharging is to be confirmed by a corresponding Inspection (Committee). The port’s representative shall make a corresponding note in the ship master’s notice not later than 30 minutes after the notice is received and indicate the commencement of the lay time count.



8.1.        Lay time is considered to be the working time given to the port according to the terms of agreement or this Code for loading or discharging of cargo, including separation, reweighing, usual fastening/unfastening and trimming/stowing of cargo; opening/closing and covering of cargo hatches; execution of documents for loaded/discharged cargo; dry cleaning of cargo holds after discharging; bunkering and water supply of the ship, if this cannot be done during cargo handling; mooring operations related to cargo handling at specialized wharves of the port. If, at request of ship’s authority, special fastening/unfastening of the cargo is required or special labour-intensive preparatory operations are needed during discharge of cargo owing to the cargo condition (blasting, complete scarifying, pneumatic loosening, repacking, excerption of water-effected or damaged packages, when handling poisonous and inflammable cargoes using gas-masks, etc.) the port is to be given extra time specified on agreement of the parties, which shall be added to the lay time.

8.2.        The lay time is determined by dividing the weight (amount) of the cargo in tons (cbm, pes) by the loading/discharge rate per weather working day. When cargoes to be loaded onboard have different loading rates, the weight of the particular cargo is divided by the loading rate per weather working day prescribed for the ship. If cargo is loaded/discharged not to/from all cargo spaces (hold, tweendeck, RO/RO vessel deck) the stated rate shall be multiplied by the number of the declared cargo hatches and divided by the total number of cargo hatches available on the ship. The time required for auxiliary ope¬rations, which cannot be performed at the same time with cargo handling, shall be added to the lay time.

8.3.        Lay time shall be calculated as follows: Sundays and holidays as well as the time from 12.00 o’clock on Saturdays till 08.00 o’clock on Mondays and the days following holidays are not included in the lay time, irrespective of whether the ship has been under loading/discharging or not. The days preceding holidays are considered as 3/4 of a working day.

8.4.        If the notice of readiness was given by the ship master before 12.00 o’clock, lay time shall count 16 from 16.00 o’clock of the same clay. If the notice of readiness was given by the ship authority after 12.00 o’clock, the lay time shall count from 08.00 o’clock of the next working day.

8.5. The count of lay time is interrupted if cargo handling operations and auxiliary operations included in the lay time cannot be performed owing to the following circumstances:

– bad weather (precipitation, frost, excessive heat, strong wind, earthquake, including loading operations at the outer roads if the wave height exceeds 1,25m);

– occupation of the berth by the ship under loading/discharge, which arrived earlier and was confirmed by the port for acceptance according to Cargoowner’s request;

– changing the berth, shifting, adjusting of ship;

– for a time of moving from places where lightering operations have been performed to the places of discharge (additional loading);

– absence of railway carriages or vessels (barges) for cargoes handled only by a direct variant if the port has confirmed the above vessels (barges) and railway carriages are declared in required number;

– strikes, international conflicts, unexpected resolutions of the government;

– other force-majeure circumstances and their consequences through the fault of the ship’s authority, Charterer, Cargoowner.



9.1.        At the port’s request the ship authority shall take in or deliver cargo day and night and also on Sundays and holidays, providing free of charge steam, electric power, winches, slings, cranes, as well as lighting and other facilities necessary to ensure efficient cargo handling. Cargo shall be received and delivered alongside, on the berth, each cargo lift being compulsory confirmed by a tallyman receipt signed by both parties. The ship authority shall ensure delivery of cargo as per Bills of Lading.

9.2.        The ship shall close and open hatches in case the loading or discharging is interrupted or if the weather is bad. When shore cranes of the port are used, the customer shall bear all expenses.

9.3.        Should idle labour occur for the reasons within the liability of ship’s authority (disrepair of ship’s cargo handling gear, loss of steam, lighting, stoppage of cargo handling operations at request or through the fault of the ship’s authority, making changes in the mutually accepted cargoplan on the initiative of the ship’s authority, etc,), idle time costs shall be paid by Shipowner at the rates currently in effect at the port and such idle time shall be excluded from lay time.

9.4.        The shiftings, adjusting (turning) of the ship connected with her loading/discharging and servicing shall be for the ship’s account:

– the first one-in all cases;

– subsequent shiftings caused by selective loading of the ship-depending on the specialization of the port.

In all other cases shiftings of the ship, including those related to servicing, shall be paid by the party, which ordered them.

9.5.        At the port’s request the ship shall leave the berth.

9.6.        Additional costs, related to discharging of cargoes from lockers, deep tanks and other spaces not adapted for normal working of men and functioning of machinery and the discharging of non-standard cargoes and cargoes in faulty packaging shall be for ship’s account and the actual used time shall be added to lay time.



10.1.      Dunnage and fasteners (turnbuckles, damps, steel ropes and other fasteners) necessary for loading cargoes shall be provided by Cargoowner. The cost of separation and fastening operations on board the ship shall be incurred by Cargoowner.

10.2.      The responsibility for correct separation, fastening and stowing of cargoes shall rest with the ship’s authority. Installation of stanchions for loading of deck cargo and fastening of deck cargoes are to be performed for ship’s account and under ship’s responsibility, irrespective of whether these operations are performed by the ship’s crew or by the port’s workers, at the ship master’s request.

10.3.      Cargoes shall be stowed on board the ship in accordance with the cargo plan approved by the ship authority and agreed with the port.

The ship authority shall be responsible for the correct trimming and stowage of cargo in the ship’s cargo spaces.

Shipowner shall be responsible for the separation of lots under Bills of Lading and quality of separation during loading, and also for the delivery of cargo as per Bills of Lading during discharge, if these conditions are not performed properly, all expenses relating to sorting out the cargo in the port during discharge shall be incurred by Shipowner. All losses and claims in case the cargo cannot be sorted out shall be incurred by Shipowner. Cargoes may be loaded on deck with the permission of Cargoowner and ship’s authority.

10.4.      Particular cargo shall be loaded only after Cargoowner has given to the ship’s management and Port Authorities permission of ecology control body – of State Ecological Inspection for Environmental Protection of the North-Western Region of the Black Sea, Cargo Declaration and Certificate of Cargo Property issued by specialized organizations, authorized by the Ministry of Transport and Communications of Ukraine; and also if the ship has corresponding standard documents on safe carriage of the cargo by sea. Particular cargo shall be discharged only if the ship has sanitary certificate of the State Sanitary Expert Commission. The ships shall be provided with these documents by Cargoowners and Shipowners (Charterers).



The port shall be responsible to the Shipowner for any damages of the ship occurred through the fault of the port. The damages shall be confirmed with a report executed with compulsory participation of a port’s representative during the working shift, in the course of which the damage has taken place, but not later than 4 hours after the end of a working shift.



12.1.      Cargo handling operations shall be performed during weather working days.

12.2.      The loading and discharge rates for a range of cargoes shall be prescribed and declared by the port in accordance with the Appendix to this Code.



The responsibility of the parties (ship, port, Charterer, Cargoowner) for observance of loading/discharge rates and terms, the rates of dispatch/demurrage included, shall be specified in contracts (agreements, charters).



To perform the functions undertaken under this Code the Port shall arrange its collaboration with other transport agencies in respect to cargo handling on the basis of agreements with their owners.



The port shall render services in respect of loading/discharge, warehousing and storage of cargoes on the basis of direct agreements with Cargoowners.



In particular cases (direct/mixed carnages, maintenance supply, lightering operations, etc.) the port shall negotiate with the parties concerned special terms of cargo and transport facilities handling and specify them in Appendix to the present Code.



The following expressions used in documents and referred to in the present Code are intended to mean the following:

“About (…) date” – within 5 days before or after the date.
” About the beginning of the month” – from the first to the 10th day of the month.
“About the middle of the month” – from the 10th day to the 20th day of the month.
“About the end of the month” – from the 21 st day to the end of the month.
“The middle of the month” – the 15th day of the month.
“The end of the month” – last day of the month.
“At the end of a month or at the beginning of the next month” – within the last 5 days of the present month arid the first 5 days of the next month.
“In the first half of the month” – from the first to the 15 th day of the month.
“In the second half of the month” – from the 16th to the last day of the month.
“Fairly spread over the season” – ships are accepted to the port or goods are shipped over the months regular intervals.
“On first open water” – the ship is accepted to the port so that the loading can be commenced within 3 weeks after official announcement of summer navigation.
“Running days” – lay time shall count on successive calendar days, including foul weather days, Sundays and holidays.
“Running days, Sundays and holidays excepted” – lay time shall count on successive calendar days, Sundays and holidays excluded.
“Free in” – loading is performed on the terms of lifting the cargo up to the railing for Shipper’s account and loading from the ship’s railing into holds, including trimming and stowage, for Ship owner’s account.
“Free in, stowed and trimmed” – cargo is loaded from the shore into the ship’s holds, stowed and trimmed for Shipper’s account
“Free out, stowed and trimmed” – cargo is unloaded from ship’s holds onto quay, barge, railway car or truck for Consignee’s account.
“Loading (discharge) of cargoes including trimming and stowage for vessel’s account” – cargo is delivered alongside onto the sling by Shipper. Cargo is loaded over into holds, trimmed and stowed by the ship’s crew. When discharging, cargo is transferred from hold onto berth alongside by ship’s crew; Consignee receives cargo alongside from the sling.
“Acceptance or delivery of cargo alongside, on the berth” – ship shall take in/deliver cargo alongside, on the berth within the operating range of marine cargo handling gear.
“Full and complete cargo” – Charterer shall make full use of ship’s cargo capacity, taking into account her draft, fuel, water and other onboard supplies.
“Whether used or not” – Sundays, holidays and also other excluded time periods shall not count as lay time, whether loading or discharging was performed or not.
“Sundays and holidays excepted unless used” – actual time used for loading/discharge during Sundays and holidays shall not count as lay time.
“In regular turn with other ships” – ship is berthed in regular turn with other vessels arriving at port.
“In the berth or not” – lay time shall commence from the moment the notice of readiness has been given by the ship master, whether the ship is in berth or not.
“Weather working day” – Sundays, holidays and foul weather periods shall not count as lay time.



Payments for services rendered to foreign Shipowners and companies shall be effected in free currency in compliance with current tariffs and agreements.



19.1.      All ships arrived at the port shall be equipped with protection environment facilities meeting the requirements of MARPOL 73/78, The port shall accommodate ships with closed sewage disposal system. All ship’s devices for discharge of contaminating substances including waters with such substances, shall be closed before arrival at the port and the corresponding entry shall be made in the ship log book. The above devices are sealed by the port authorities after ship’s accommodation in the port.

19.2.      Discharge of ship’s sewerage and bilge waters within the port water area is prohibited. All ships during their stay in the port have to deliver sewerage, bilge waters, dry residues at preliminary (24 hours beforehand) written requests submitted by ship agents to the port. The above requests shall include all necessary information in respect of the residues to be delivered and their quantity. The ship’s garbage has to be sorted out and packed in polyethylene or paper bags.

The corresponding documents for performed works in respect of accepting residues shall be issued in compliance with the requirements of MARPOL 73/78.

19.3.      When in the port the ship’s authority shall take all measures to prevent pollution of atmosphere with excessive smoking of ship’s power plants.

19.4.      Bunkering of ships shall be possible only subject to approval of the State Ecological Inspection for Environmental Protection of the North-Western Region of the Black Sea and fire station of the port. Ships shall be bunkered in turn established by port dispatcher.

19.5.      In case of the port water area pollution through the fault of a ship, Shipowner (Charterer) shall compensate for all losses incurred by the port relating to localization and elimination of consequences of the pollution. The above doesn’t release them from the liability to recover damages to environment in accordance with environment protection legislation in effect.



20.1.      After arrival of a ship at the port and its berthing ship master or his agent shall inform the crew about the requirement to comply, being on the port territory, with the safety regulations effective in the port.

Crew members and their families are prohibited while in the port:

– to be in the area of cargo handling operations;

– to visit production work sectors;

– to swim and to fish in the port water area;

– to smoke and to make fire in the prohibited places;

– to violate road traffic rules;

– to be in a state of alcoholic and narcotic intoxication on the port territory.

20.2.      Agent or ship master, in case of agent’s absence, shall bear responsibility for accidents with crew members (their families) which occurred on the port territory, in accordance with the legislation of Ukraine.




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The following loading and discharge rates per weather working day are considered as standard in the State Enterprise “Mykolaiv Sea Commercial Port”:


Description of Cargo Loading t/day Discharge t/day
Bulk grain (wheat, etc. if otherwise specified) 2000 2000
Oil-producing crops 1500
Bulk ground oil-cake, tapioca, malt 1200
Bulk sugar 1300
Bulk ore (iron, titanium, manganese, etc. if not otherwise specified) 6000 3000
Bulk bauxite ore 4000
Bulk magnesite (“bulker”) 2200
Ilmenite 4000
Phosphorites 2500
Coal 5000
Ferroalloys 2000
General cargo in bales, barrels and cases 600 500
Metal bars up to 8 m 2000 1000
Metal bars over 8 m 3000 1500
Pipes up to 1000 mm in diameter 800
Pipes over 1000 mm in diameter 1000
Pipes in bundles 1200
Metals in ingots, pigs, blanks 1000 750
Pig iron 6000
Wire rods (wire) in bunches 1500
Scrap metal 1300
Cargo in bags 600 600
Citrus fruits 300
Bale cotton 400 500
Wood cargoes 600
Cargoes in big bags and slings 1000 1000
Potassium chloride and other fertilizers in bulk 6000
ISO containers 150



1.         The stated loading and discharge rates don’t refer to general and packaged cargoes when the weight of one package exceeds 3 tons.

2.         The loading rates stated in Appendix No. 1 for loading operations at the outer roads shall be decreased at 50%.




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for performing auxiliary operations (hrs, min) per ship

1 . Dry cleaning of holds after:
a)         grain, raw sugar, chemicals in bags 3-00
b)         ore of all kinds 3-00
c)         bulk chemicals 3-00
2.         Hanging the holds with sack cloth and covering metal parts in holds with timber, roofing paper, etc. 8-00
3.         Ship’s survey by State Grain Inspection 3-00
4.         Ship’s inward/outward clearance 2-00



Note: For arrangement of special floorings in holds for cargoes of all kinds standard rate is 15 m2/ hour




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1.         Berthing in or out 2 hrs 30 min
2.         Shifting alongside quay 1 hr 30 min
3.         Shifting from one berth to another 3 hrs 00 min
4.         Pilotage dues for pilotage inwards and outwards are charged in accordance with the rates of the Order of the Ministry of Transport “Dues and Charges for the Services Rendered to Vessels in Sea Commercial Ports of Ukraine”.



Note: Actually used time for maneuvering operations under ice conditions and in foggy weather shall be considered as time rate.







Order of Director of the SE “Mykolaiv Sea Commercial Port”

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