Light Dues rates from 1st July 2009

1st-Jul

Light Dues rates from 1st July 2009

Despite adverse Industry reaction, the Department of Transport has decided to press ahead with new Trinity House Light Dues effective 1st July 2009. In summary the new rates are:

  • Maximum number of chargeable voyages increases from 7 to 9.
  • Tonnage rate increases from 35 pence to 39 pence per (ITC69) net tonne (maximum 35,000 tonnes).
  • Where an ITC69 cannot be produced then the tonnage rate will be calculated on the GRT - however the maximum cap will not apply.
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