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Port and Pilotage Charges 2016

The charges listed below are made by the Statutory Harbour Authority pursuant to the Harbours Act 1964, The Docks and Harbours Act 1966 and the Newhaven Harbour Acts & Orders 1863 to 2015. They are subject to alteration and revision at any time. VAT rates are in addition where applicable.

All use of the Port is subject to Newhaven Port & Properties Ltd (NPP) Terms & Conditions which can be found on our website or requested from the Harbour Office. All vessels using the harbour must be adequately insured.


Commercial vessels to load/discharge or transfer within the harbour limits

a).Vessel Dues

i). Vessels to load/discharge/transfer = £1.12 per GT.

ii). Vessels for laying up, repairs, bunkering, stores, crew change, fresh water, ice, mobilisation/demobilisation, etc……. = £4.08 per metre LOA per 24 hrs or part thereof.

iii). Vessels discharging fish =   £22.95 per metre LOA per 24 hrs or part thereof.

Any vessel remaining in the harbour limits after completion of discharge/loading/transferring will then be charged as per section 3 below.


b).Cargo Dues per tonne

Roadstone = £0.41

Aggregates = £0.19

Scrap Metal = £0.92

Rock/Block Stone = £0.59

Rocksalt = £0.36

Glass cullet = £0.50

Biomass products = £0.43

Bulk Liquids = £2.01

Miscellaneous items over the quayside/ship to ship = £9.18

Passengers (not ferry related) = £4.59 per adult and £2.34 per child (under 16).



Residential Vessels Mooring fees for NPP Berths

i). Monohull Work Vessels = £236 per metre length per annum. Multihull Work Vessels = £354 per metre length per annum. 

ii). Monohull Fishing Vessels = £117 per metre length per annum. Multihull Fishing Vessels = £176 per metre length per annum.

iii). Monohull Pleasure Vessels = £TBA. Multihull Pleasure Vessels = £TBA.

(6 month terms discretionally available paying 65% of the above).            


Residential Vessels Harbour Dues for anywhere in Harbour Limits

i). Work Vessels = £236 per metre length per annum.                                                           

ii). Fishing Vessels = £117 per metre length per annum.                                                       

iii). Pleasure Vessels = £58 per metre length per annum.

(6 month terms discretionally available paying 65% of the above).                                                                


Visiting Vessels and any other vessel not covered in 1 or 2 above

i). Harbour dues applicable anywhere in harbour limits = £2.04 per metre length per 24 hrs or part thereof.

ii). Mooring fees on NPP berths/at anchor in harbour limits (except when anchored awaiting Newhaven Pilot) = £2.04 per metre length per 24 hrs or part thereof.


General Port Services

i). Mooring Charges = £153 per attend.

ii). Fresh Water Supply = £4.05 per c.m. or part thereof (minimum charge of £50).

iii). Dues on the transfer of Oil Products or Waste Oil within harbour limits = £2.01 per tonne or part thereof  (minimum charge of £50).

iv). Hire of Gangway = £143 per 24 hrs or part thereof.

v). Payment due for issue of permit to work for fully Contracted Crane Lift over quayside = 10% of contract lift cost.

vi). Hire of Forklift/Tugmaster = £112 per hour.

vii). Hire of Reach Stacker = £145 per hour.

viii). Hire of Workboat = £158 per hour.

ix). Mandatory Waste charge = £50 East Quay, £40 North Quay


Newhaven Harbour - Pilotage Charges

Pursuant to Section 10 of the Pilotage Act 1987, Newhaven Port & Properties Ltd as the Competent Harbour Authority for Newhaven Harbour hereby makes the following list of changes effective from: 1st January 2016


Services of a pilot

1. From sea to Newhaven Harbour or vice versa :­

a) Up to 70 metres LOA: £177.00

b) Plus per metre or part thereof in excess of 70 metres: £10.90

2. Vessels (with the exception of conventional ferries) or combinations of vessels with a beam of 20 metres or over shall pay, in addition to the above rates a charge of £52.00 per metre beam, or part thereof, in excess of 20 metres.

3. For shifting a vessel within the harbour which has previously employed the services of a Pilot to enter the Harbour: 50% of applicable pilotage fee.

4. If a Pilot attends on board a vessel at the request of the Master, Owner or Agent, and the vessel does not leave on the tide or within one hour of the requested time for which he is ordered a charge of £120.00 shall be made.


Provision, maintenance and operation of a pilot boat/mooring gang

5. The charge for boarding or landing a Newhaven Pilot shall be: £95.00­

6. Mooring Charges

Standard tie up and let go (or for shift): £153.00

Attendance if vessel cancels sailing: £73.00

7. Use of pilot boat for manoeuvring assistance north of swing bridge: £130.00

8. Use of Pilot Boat for Crew Changes/Deep Sea Pilot Transfer: £250 per hour or part thereof