Below is a summary of Napier Port’s marine charges, effective 1 October 2023. These should be read in conjunction with our Standard Conditions of Service.
Napier Port’s Marine Service Charge for vessels is determined according to vessel length overall, as follows:
Under 109.99 metres LOA: $12,109 first full day, $2,791 per day thereafter
110 metres LOA & under 129.99 metres LOA: $16,296 first full day, $3,757 per day thereafter
130 metres LOA & under 149.99 metres LOA: $24,757 first full day, $5,705 per day thereafter
150 metres LOA & under 169.99 metres LOA: $31,715 first full day, $7,308 per day thereafter
170 metres LOA & under 189.99 metres LOA: $40,064 first full day, $9,224 per day thereafter
190 metres LOA & under 209.99 metres LOA: $50,864 first full day, $11,720 per day thereafter
210 metres LOA & under 229.99 metres LOA: $62,715 first full day, $14,452 per day thereafter
230 metres LOA & under 249.99 metres LOA: $76,691 first full day, $17,672 per day thereafter
250 metres LOA & under 269.99 metres LOA: $87,430 first full day, $20,146 per day thereafter
Over 270 metres LOA: POA
Pilotage, tugs, berth charges, port dues, lines, one toll-barred telephone and all labour related to these functions are included in the Marine Service Charge.
The At Berth time commences from first line ashore on berthing to last line released at sailing. A $1,718 penalty charge will apply if:
Napier Port is subject to the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code. The Code identifies differing levels of security, with security to be maintained at Level 1 during normal operations. This includes security patrols to ensure the safety and security of Napier Port and the vessels and cargo within port boundaries. A vessel and facilities security fee of $352.00 is included in the Marine Service Charge to cover ISPS security requirements.
Napier Port’s Marine Service Charge for cruise vessels is based on vessel length overall and is available on application.
Please note, the 2022/2023 cruise season is now ended and accordingly the below charges are effective 1 October 2023. These should be read in conjunction with our Standard Conditions of Service.
Insurance Adjustment Factor (IAF)
All vessels under 230 metres: $3,250
All vessels between 230 metres and 289.99 metres: $5,100
All vessels between 290 metres and 347.99 metres: $6,950
All vessels over 348 metres: Price on application
Fuel Adjustment Factor (FAF)
Since 01 May 2022, a Fuel Adjustment Factor (FAF) has been added to our marine service charges. Full details of the FAF are available here.
Cruise passenger levy: $24.00 per passenger (per day of vessel visit)
Overnight Stay charge: 30% of Marine Service charge for vessel class. This covers up to a 24-hour stay, thereafter an additional day’s Marine Service charge shall apply.
Please note, this is subject to pre-approval by Napier Port, considering other port business and wharf operational requirements.
Napier Port is subject to the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code. The Code identifies differing levels of security, with security around cruise vessels to be maintained at Level 1. At this level, passengers and crew are required to travel between the vessel gangway and port entrance via a shuttle. The security manning level required depends on the number of passengers and crew to be processed on re-entry to Napier Port. The cost of conforming to ISPS Code Level 1 security requirements is charged to the vessel.
Shuttle buses from the Napier Port entrance to Napier city are subject to separate arrangements. These can be organised on request, please contact email@example.com.
Caustic Soda Bunkering
Napier Port can facilitate caustic soda bunkering services for cruise vessels on request.
Caustic Soda bunkering, planning and set up, per vessel visit: $1,823
Caustic Soda bunkering, monitoring, per tanker: $304.10
Gangways are available at the rate listed below, but it is assumed that the vessel will supply its own gangway.
Statutory holiday charges (see below) will apply where a cruise vessel arrives or departs on a statutory holiday.
Napier Port provides a reserved berth for cruise vessels to ensure they have guaranteed berth access ahead of any other potential port user. In the event of any cruise vessel cancelling its Napier call the below rates will be charged:
Napier Port’s Marine Service Charge for fishing vessels and pleasure craft is determined according to vessel length overall, as follows:
Under 40 metres LOA: $628 first 36 hours, $501 per day (or part day) thereafter
40 metres to under 50 metres LOA: $1,441 first 36 hours, $501 per day (or part day) thereafter
50 metres to under 60 metres LOA: $3,551 first 36 hours, $501 per day (or part day) thereafter
60 metres LOA and over: Price on application
Charges include an International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) fee of $285.00.
Pilotage fees additional where applicable.
Conditions: Fishing Vessels and Pleasure Craft
In order for a vessel to berth at Napier Port, the following conditions must be adhered to. An application for berthage signifies that the vessel owner/s or charterer agrees with the conditions and will abide by them at all times.
Napier Port will use its best endeavours to offer marine services on statutory holidays (excluding Christmas Day) if required, subject to the following criteria:
1. The line or its agent advising in writing to Marine Services Administration, notification that marine services will be required not less than 72 hours prior to the intended ETA of vessel.
2. The payment of an additional charge per port call as detailed below:
Arrival or departure per tug: $1,305
Arrival or departure – Pilotage: $2,084
Arrival or departure – Ship lines, Shoretension and Moormaster: $1,848
Arrival or departure – Shorelines: $3,696
Arrival or departure – Bights: $2,772
3. Subject to labour availability.
4. Christmas Day – No services will be offered from 0001 hours 25th December to 0600 hours 26th December.
5. The charges as described are subject to change if the Holidays Act 2003 is changed by any further government legislation.
6. Days defined as statutory holidays are: New Year’s Day, day after New Year’s Day, Waitangi Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Anzac Day, King’s Birthday, Matariki, Hawke’s Bay Anniversary Day, Labour Day, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
Napier Port is subject to the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code. The Code identifies differing levels of security, with security to be maintained at Level 1 during normal operations. This includes security patrols to ensure the safety and security of Napier Port and the vessels and cargo within port boundaries. A vessel and facilities security fee of $322.00 is included in the Marine Service Charge to cover ISPS security requirements.
Napier Port is subject to the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code. The Code identifies differing levels of security, with security to be maintained at Level 1 during normal operations. This includes security patrols to ensure the safety and security of Napier Port and the vessels and cargo within port boundaries.
Vessel and facilities security fee: $352.00
ISPS Code, Security Level One. Vessel security is included in berthage fee.
Charges for laying up will be at 50% of the rate each day thereafter for a maximum of 14 days, thereafter penalties will apply.
After 14 days, full day thereafter charges will apply.
After 21 days, double the full day thereafter rate will apply.
Non-productive use of berth
Penalty fees for non-productive use of a berth will be charged at three times the ‘day thereafter’ rate, pro rata on an hourly basis. This will be applied at Napier Port’s discretion, where a vessel chooses not to work all available shifts.
Vessels may be shifted at the owner’s request, and/or for bunkering.
Shift ship: $6,948 per movement
Cancelled call: $1,876
Water: $11.00 per 1,000 litres
Daily garbage disposal: $138.90 for first drum, and $103.25 per additional drum.
First drum and additional drums to be delivered and collected at the same time. Excess of 4 drums will be charged skip rate of $971.75 per 4.5m3 skip bin (minimum charge per half skip).
Quarantine disposal: $303.70 for first drum, and $242.95 per additional drum.
First drum and additional drums to be delivered and collected
at the same time. Quarantine disposal minimum charge is $60.70.
Pallet disposal: $11.80 each
Cruise ship waste: POA.
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Additional telephone: $32.10 per day
Tug hire: $5,713
Pilot boat hire: $3,173
Pilot hire: $1,876
Napier Port has 230 metres of portable fence available.
Security fencing: $2.50 per metre per day
This charges includes the labour to erect and dismantle the security fencing, as well as vehicle hire.
Gangway hire: $389.30 for the first day, $133.75 per day thereafter
Crane hire for mooring staff for log vessels: $638 per vessel movement where there are logs on deck and such cargo restricts access to lines.
Cargo vessels: $1,823
Fishing vessels and pleasure craft: $242
The bunkering fee covers permitting, emergency response resourcing, and additional administration required to facilitate bunkering at Napier Port. The bunkering fee applies to ALL bunkers and will be invoiced to the account of the vessel agent.
Type of bunkers to be transferred at Napier Port include:
• MGO – Marine Gas Oil
• MDO – Marine Diesel Oil
• IFO – Intermediate Fuel Oil
• MFO – Marine Fuel Oil
• HFO – Heavy Fuel Oil
• LSFO – Low Sulphur Fuel Oil
• LNG – Liquid Natural Gas
• Lubricant Oil
• Caustic soda
• Discharge of bilge residues and other types of oily waste
Fuel tanker set up charge, per tanker visit: $668
Tanker watch, per hour: $54.60
Project Cargo Planning and Supervision Fee: Price on application
Helipad use, per take off and/or landing: $182.90