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Bulk cargo charges


Napier Port welcomes bulk cargo in many forms. Please find our fees and charges for bulk cargo, , effective 1 October 2017, below. These should be read in conjunction with Napier Port’s standard conditions of service. For more information, please get in touch with our Commercial team on commercialdepartment@napierport.co.nz.

All goods unless specified: $5.81 per revenue tonne

$37.50 per unit up to 30m3
$61.00 per unit 31 to 50m3
$123.00 per unit 51 to 70m3
$185.00 per unit 71m3 and over

Motor vehicles include cars, trucks, vans, utes, motorcycles and excavators and trailers.

Large head animals (cattle and horses): $5.49 per head

Small head animals (sheep, colts, pigs, goats and dogs): $0.94 per head

Header charges include wharfage, wharf cleaning, race construction, mobile office hire and all labour related to these functions. Forklift hire, labour hire and weighbridge use are not included.

Pallets: $10.00 per lift

Vehicles: $30.00 per vehicle

Timber/other not specified: $2.50 per cubic metre

Undercover storage: $1.50 per pallet space per day


First 4 weeks: $7.69 per JASCBM

Week 5: $1.00 per JASCBM

Week 6: $1.70 per JASCBM

Week 7: $2.40 per JASCBM

Week 8 onwards: $3.10 per JASCBM

Rail surcharge: $4.00 per JASCBM

This surcharge applies if cargo is handled using log rack delivery from rail head to scaling.

Storage charge for logs from an off-wharf location and on-wharf for less than seven days i.e. total charge of $5.10 per JASCBM


Napier Port reserves the right from time to time, to instigate a levy for development works associated with the log trade. Terms and value of such levies will be advised with a three month notice period.

Hard stand levy: $0.70 per JASCBM

Fumigation levy: $0.50 per JASCBM

Development levy: $1.00 per JASCBM

Fertiliser hopper hire: $0.55 per tonne manifested

Fertiliser wharf cleaning: $0.29 per tonne manifested. Minimum charge $750.00 per vessel.