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Sydney Harbour

 

There are applicable statutory and non-statutory charges at Sydney Harbour. Such charges are levied to all commercial vessels, including cargo and passenger vessels, piloted fishing vessels, research vessels and piloted tugs.

Navigation - 2022/23

Charging Principle Calculation
Charge levied to ensure safe navigation of vessels through Sydney Harbour and for the provision of various services such as: Navigation Aids, Emergency Response and Port Operations, among others Rate per Vessel Gross Tonnage x Port Entry

Pilotage - 2022/23

Charging Principle Calculation
Charge levied to all piloted movements, both in and out of Sydney Harbour. It is compulsory for all commercial vessels, unless exempted by section 75 of the Marine Safety Act 1998 Rate per Movement = [Boarding Fee + Rate per Vessel's Gross Tonnage on a Tier basis]

Site Occupation - 2022/23

Charging Principle Calculation
Fee levied for the use of Sydney Harbour's common user, lease and passenger berths. The fee applies to vessels occupying all or part of a berth, discharging/debarking and loading/embarking cargoes or passengers, or for any other planned and approved activity at the berth (i.e. planned maintenance). Site Occupation for general cargo and other approved vessel activities at berth are charge on an hourly basis, whereas Site Occupation for Passenger Vessels is charged on a per passenger fee Non-Passenger Vessels: Hourly Rate x Hours At Berth
Passenger Vessels: Rate per Passenger x Slot x Total Chargeable Incoming Passengers

Wharfage - 2022/23

Charging Principle Calculation
Charge levied for the provision of wharf and berth infrastructure and other services such as: Trade Facilitation, Transport Coordination, Serviced Land or Berth Specific Dredging Rate x Revenue Tonne Volume

Miscellaneous Charges for Passenger Vessels - 2022/23

Charging Principle Calculation
Charges levied to all Passenger Vessels in relation to Security, Cleaning and Hiring of Furniture; Booking Cancellation Fee & Good Neighbour Charge Various (based on Miscellaneous charge type)

Click here to access information on the Good Neighbour Charge - White Bay Cruise Terminal Noise Mitigation Strategy

Click here to download the Schedule of Port Charges - effective 1 July 2022: FY 2022/23 Schedule of Port Charges for Port Authority of New South Wales

Click here to download the Schedule of Port Charges - effective 1 April 2022: FY 2021/22 Schedule of Port Charges for Port Authority of New South Wales

Pricing - information for stakeholders

Other Pricing Changes

Port Authority’s letter on Removal of Fuel Surcharge

Cruise Re-Start: Twelve-week Grace Period for cancellations and changes to cruise bookings

Pricing Enquiries

For further information regarding port charges in Sydney Harbour, please contact:

Commercial Team
Senior Commercial Analyst
phone: +61 2 9296 4999
email: vjuan-vega@portauthoritynsw.com.au
Invoice Enquiries
Revenue Coordinator
phone: +61 2 9296 4999
email: revenue@portauthoritynsw.com.au