Reduction in Transit Tolls for VLCC's
In Ballast Coming Form America To Arabian Gulf
Circular No.2/2005 concerning reduction in transit Tolls for VLCC's in ballast coming from America to the Arabian Gulf, shall be amended to read as follows :
A 45% reduction from the applicable SC
transit tolls excluding other services dues
shall be offered to VLCC's – in ballast of
200.000 dwt and above, coming from the
Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean and the
North Coast of South America
The company which wants to benefit
from the circular shall submit a request
before transit through its agency as per the
attached form, subject to forward the
following documents after transit :-
- A certificate from the port of origin stating date of departure and condition of the ship ( ballast ) signed and stamped by the port authorities .
- A certificate from the port of arrival, stating date of arrival and port of departure, signed and stamped by port authorities .
- In case of stopping at in between ports, a certificate stating the reason of stoppage is to be submitted, signed and stamped by port authorities .
- An undertaking from the shipping agency confirming the payment of the whole transit dues without any rebates in case of changing port of origin or port of arrival,
The abovementioned documents are to be
submitted in a maximum of 60 days from
the date of transit . The rebate shall be
cancelled if the documents are not
adequate or not forwarded in the definite
This circular dos not cancel the applicable long haul tolls rebate circular .
This circular takes effect as of 24/7/2016
as an experimental period to be renewed.
To see Circular Press here
To see Circular Application Form Press here
Director of Transit Department
( Eng . Ahmed Shawky Mostafa )