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SCALES OF AGENCY FEES INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING AGENCIES ASSOCIATION OF KOREA 

(Effective from 1st January, 2009) 

1.

Basic Agency fee for Dry Cargo vessels(Liner & tramper)

 

 - Within 5 Days port time per port  
 - One port discharding or loading  
A) Including husbandry  
 a) Vessel under 10,000DWT  US$       2,090
 b) Vessel over 10,000 DWT upto 50,000 DWT  US$       2,995

 c) Vessel over 50,000 DWT 10% of the adove b)rate(10,000~50,000 DWT) for each
   additional 10,000 DWT shall be added. A fraction exceeding 50,000 DWT shall be
   counted as 10,000 DWT 

 

B) When vessel consigned to charterer's agents excluding husbandry  
 a) Vessel under 10,000DWT (75% x above rate A) a) 2,090)  US$       1,570
 b) Vessel over 10,000 DWT upto 50,000 DWT (75% x above rate A) b) 2,995)  US$       2,245
 c) Vessel over 50,000 DWT (75% of above rate A) c))  
C) Owner's or charterer's protective and supervisory agents  
 a) Vessel under 10,000DWT (65% x above rate A) a) 2,090)  US$       1,360
 b) Vessel over 10,000 DWT upto 50,000 DWT (65% x above rate A) b) 2,995)  US$       1,945
 c) Vessel over 50,000 DWT (65% of above rate A) c))  
*Remarks:  

 a) In case the vessel loads or discharges at two or more berths (including anchorage)
   in the  same port,15% of the above correspnding rate for each additional berth
   and/or anchorage shall be added.

 

 b) Fee for ocean-going tug with towed(s) shall be charged at the total DWT of tug
   and towed(s)
 
 c) For vessel discharging and loading at the same port, 50% shall be added to the
   basic rate.

 

2.

Basic Agency Fee for Tanker, Liquid Bulk and Chemical Cargo Carriers.

 

 - Within 5 Days port time per port  
 - One port discharging or loading  
A) Including husbandry  
 a) Vessel under 10,000DWT  US$       2,090
 b) Vessel over 10,000 upto 50,000 DWT  US$       2,770
 c) Vessel over 50,000 upto 100,000 DWT  US$       3,225

 d) Vessel over 100,000 DWT  10% of the adove c)rate(50,000~100,000 DWT)
   for each additional 50,000 DWT shall be added

 

B) When vessel consigned to charterer's agents excluding husbandry  
 a) Vessel under 10,000DWT (75% x above rate A) a) 2,090)  US$       1,570
 b) Vessel over 10,000 upto 50,000 DWT (75% x above rate A) b) 2,770)  US$       2,080
 c) Vessel over 50,000 upto 100,000 DWT  (75% x above rate A) c) 3,225)  US$       2,420
 d) Vessel over 100,000 DWT  (75% x above rate A) d))  
C) Owner's or charterer's protective and supervisory agents.  
 a) Vessel under 10,000DWT (65% x above rate A) a) 2,090)  US$       1,360
 b) Vessel over 10,000 DWT upto 50,000 DWT (65% x above rate A) b) 2,770)  US$       1,800
 c) Vessel over 50,000 upto 100,000DWT (65% x above rate A) c) 3,225)  US$       2,095
 d) Vessel over 100,000 DWT (65% x above rate A) d))  
*Remarks:  
 a) For vessel carrying chemical cargo, 30% shall be added to the above basic rate.  

 b) In case the vessel loads or discharges at two or more berths (including anchorage)
  in the   same port,15% of the above correspnding rate for each additional berth
  and/or anchorage  shall be added.

 

 c) Fee for ocean-going tug with towed(s) shall be charged at the total DWT of tug
  and towed(s)
 
 d) For vessel discharging and loading at the same port, 50% shall be added
  to the basic rate.

 

3.

Basic Agency Fee for liquified Gas Carriers.

 

 - Within 5 days port time per port  
 - One port discharging or loading  
A) Including husbandry  
 a) Vessel under 10,000 CBM capacity  US$       2,510
 b) Vessel over 10,000 upto 50,000 CBM capacity  US$       3,730
 c) Vessel over 50,000 CBM capacity  US$       4,230
B) When vessel consigned to charterer's agents excluding husbandry  
 a) Vessel under 10,000 CBM capacity   US$       1,880
 b) Vessel over 10,000 upto 50,000 CBM capacity  US$       2,800
 c) Vessel over 50,000 CBM capacity  US$       3,175
C) Owner's or charterer's protective and supervisory agents only.  
 a) Vessel under 10,000 CBM capacity   US$       1,625
 b) Vessel over 10,000 upto 50,000 CBM capacity   US$       2,420
 c) Vessel over 50,000CBM capacity   US$       2,750
*Remarks:  
 For vessel discharging and loading at the same port, 50% shall be added to the
 basic rate.
 

4.

Basic Agency Fee for Special Cargo Carriers, but not less then the following rate. 

 

A) Heavy life Cargo vessel  US$       2,255
B) Salvage tug(s)  US$       5,595
C) Reefer Carriers  
 a) Vessel under 100,000 CUFT capacity  US$       1,740
 b) Vessel under 200,000 CUFT capacity  US$       2,645
 c) Vessel over 200,000 CUFT capacity  US$       3,905
D) Oil exploration vessels  US$       5,595
*Remarks:  
 For vessel discharging and loading at the same port, 50% shall be added to the
 basic rate.
 

5.

Basic Agency fee for Passenger Vessel

 

A) Vessel handling fee with 5 days port time per call  
 a) Vessel under 5,000 GRT including husbandry  US$       1,560
 b) Vessel over 5,000 upto 20,000 GRT including husbandry  US$       3,200
 c) Vessel over 20,000 GRT including husbandry  US$       3,990
B) Attendance and service fee for passengers  
 a) Terminating passengers(except Ferry Boat Passengers)  
  1) Disembarking per passenger  US$             8
  2) Embarking per passenger  US$             4
 b) Transit passengers  
  1) Under 200 persons  US$          745
  2) From 201 to 500 persons  US$       1,120
  3) From 501 to 1,000 persons  US$       1,490
  4) Over 1,000 persons  US$       1,850
 c) Passenger Ticket  
  Commission for Passenger ticket issue: 7.5% of the invoice amount:  
*Remarks:  

 a) transit Passenger shall be construed to mean the same passenger who is to
  disembark from  the vessel and rejoin the same vessel at the same port or another
  port in the  territory of the  Republic of korea.

 

 b) Fees for other services not enumerated in the above are to be assessed by  the
  items indicated under the tariff of cargo vessel.

 

6.

For various services rendered other than cargo operation, the following basic agency fees shall be charged

 

as the case may be : -Within 5 Days port time per port  
A) Bunkering and/or stores supply  US$       1,300
B) Dry dock and/or repairs  US$       2,170

C) Delivery or redelivery of vessel

 US$       1,300

D) Sale or purchase delivery (including crew joining, repatriation andlor dry-docking)

 US$       5,400
E) Sale or purchase delivery (excluding crew joining, repatriation and/or dry-docking)  US$       3,230
F) New shipbuilding(including crew joining, but excluding, spare parts and store supply)  US$       6,460
G) Delivery or redelivery of vessel  US$       2,170

H) Arrangement of pilot and/or quarantine inspection
   (for vessel proceeding to other poer)  per port/case

 US$          890

7.

Cargo Commission for Liner Vessel/Liner Cargo

 

A) Outward cargo :For all cargo shipped to a vessel from the agency area minimum of
  6%  on the ocean freight

 

B) Inward cargo:For all cargo discharged from a vessel into agency area Minimun of
  3.5% on the ocean freight

 

C) Conversion rate for payment of cargo commission shall be based on telegraphic
  transfer buying rate of Korea Won on vessel's arrival date.

 

D) Definitions:

  The ocean freight shall be construed to mean the freighted amount   as manifested
  from the place of origin to the place of delivery, accruing to  Owners/Principals.

 

8.

Container logistics and Administration Charges

 

 Container control, inventory and co-ordination service fee for full or empty
  including owned, leased or new building

 

A) Loaded or discharged, per container  US$           12
B) Reefer containers 50% of additional premium of the above amount to be assessed  

9.

Additional fees

 

The following fee shall be charged in addition to the above basic agency fees, 
as the case may be:

 

A) Delivery or redelivery of vessel  US$          125

B) Handling of spare parts and stores, forwarded from of despatched requiring customs
  clearance.  Per case

 US$          155

C) Handling fee for crew matters:  
  a) Sickness or injury per person  US$          115
   - outpatient(per week)  US$          200
   - hospitalized (first two weeks)

 US$          115

   - hospitalized (thereafter per weeks)  
  b) joining repatriation and/or transfer :  
     Number of crew  Per pers. 
    1-5 persons  US$          115
    6-10 persons  US$          105
    11-15 persons  US$          100
    over-16 persons  US$           95
  c) Deserters or stowaway, per case  US$          900
  d) For handling deceased crew, per case  US$       1,785

  e) When agents take care of ship's crew who committed violation of the laws of
    the republic of  korea, minimum per case

 US$          900

*Remarks :

 

When required to attend crew matters only without beging appointed as owner's protective and supervisory agents in each of the above sub paragraph a) through
  e), the fees shall be increased by 50 percent.

 
D) When agents are to take care of breach of customs regulations  US$       1,130
E) Postage and petties, per port  US$          140
F) Visa handling fee per case  US$          125
G) Handling of cash advance to master, per case (maximum us$10,000)

 US$          140

  - over US$10,000 cash advance, subject to negotoation  

H) When vessel load/unloads berth terms cargo of which the cargo commission  in not
   applicable, per port

 US$       1,195

*Remarks :  

 In case the number of bills of lading being issued or handled exceeds 2 sets, korean
 won 55,000  per set shall be added to the above H) basic rate.

 

I) Attendance fee for oil pollution, sea casualties or any legal matter ect, involving   
    vessel less then one month  US$       1,785
  - thereafter per month  US$       1,510
J) General average per case per vessel  US$       2,225
k) Documentation fee per B/L or D/O (for cargo shipper's or consignee's account)  \         19,000

10.

General provisions

 

A) The level of fees herein shall be freely contracted by all the parties in accordance
  with the stipulations of these minimum scales.

 

B) Member firms shall obtain advance remittances covering the full port charges prior
  to vessel's arrival at korean ports and shall not be held responsible for any vessel delay
  resulting from the full port charges not having been received from owners/principals
  before vessel is due to sail.

 

C) Unless full funds are received in advance, member firms shall charge an  additional
  2.5% of the total funds requested(cash advance to master) and the  total
  disbursements incurred on account  of each vessel, settlement of disbursement
  is to be  made within one month after presentation of accounts and unless
  otherwise  the current bank rate of interest shall be charged.

 

D) Owner's husbanding representation and expenses are in principle, the responsibility
  of the vessel's owner or their agent in the adsence of owner's agents, the
  disponent owner are to assume full responsibility there of on behalf of the
  owner and protect the agents for all outlays including any additional agency fees,
  without reservation, as if the vessel were owned by the disonent owners.

 

E) Duratio of the vessel's stay in port shall be counted from arrival to departure of the
  vessel in each port. The arrival time shall be the time when vessel actually arrived
  at inner or outer harbour of each port.

 

F) The scales herein shall be applied to all the vessels, to which agency services
  are rendered, regardless of vessel's nationality and flag.