Piers, harbours and ferries fees and charges 2022/2023

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FERRY FARES        
SPT Concessionary Travel Scheme  - SingleSTATUTORY CHARGE      Statutory Charge Set by SPT
SPT Concessionary Travel Scheme  - ReturnSTATUTORY CHARGE      
Out of hours Service - Cuan/Easdale/Lismore - up to Midnight 81.40Zero Rated0.0081.402.403% 
Out of hours Service - Cuan/Easdale/Lismore - After Midnight 105.20Zero Rated0.00105.203.103%Age 5 to 16 - Child Fare
Age 16 and above - Adult Fare
Free Travel: Children up to Age 5, Scholars, Primary School Escort,  Pre-5 Escort
Easdale/Cuan Passenger Fares - Adult - Return 2.50Zero Rated0.002.500.104%
Easdale/Cuan Passenger Fares - Adult – 5 Return Journeys 8.00Zero Rated0.008.000.203%
Easdale/Cuan Passenger Fares - Child – Return 1.40Zero Rated0.001.400.108%
Easdale/Cuan Passenger Fares - Child – 5 Return Journeys 3.90Zero Rated0.003.900.103%
Cuan Vehicle Fares - Private Vehicles - Motor Cars 50% Disability discount - Return 4.70Zero Rated0.004.700.102% 
Cuan Vehicle Fares - Private Vehicles - cars, trailers or caravans - Return - Up to and Including 5m 9.70Zero Rated0.009.700.303% 
Cuan Vehicle Fares - Private Vehicles - cars, trailers or caravans - Up to and Including 5m - 5 Return Journeys 32.00Zero Rated0.0032.000.903% 
Cuan Vehicle Fares - Private Vehicles - cars, trailers or caravans - Up to and including 5m – 3 Monthly Unlimited (domestic travellers only - car and driver only) 280.30Zero Rated0.00280.308.203% 
Cuan Vehicle Fares - Private Vehicles  -Motorcycle - Return 4.00Zero Rated0.004.000.103% 
Cuan Vehicle Fares - Private Vehicles  -Motorcycle - 10 Journeys 12.90Zero Rated0.0012.900.403% 
Cuan Vehicle Fares - Commercial Vehicles/Coaches - 5.01m to 8.0m - Return 14.25Standard2.8517.100.503% 
Cuan Vehicle Fares - Commercial Vehicles/Coaches - 8.01m to 12.0m - Return 16.50Standard3.3019.800.603% 
Cuan Vehicle Fares - Commercial Vehicles/Coaches - 12.01m to 18.0m - Return 18.75Standard3.7522.500.703% 
Cuan Vehicle Fares - Commercial Vehicles/Coaches - 5.01m to 8.0m -  5 Return Journeys 69.67Standard13.9383.602.403% 
Cuan Vehicle Fares - Commercial Vehicles/Coaches - 8.01m to 12.0m - 5 Return Journeys 80.58Standard16.1296.702.803% 
Cuan Vehicle Fares - Commercial Vehicles/Coaches - 12.01m to 18.0m -5  Return Journeys 91.42Standard18.28109.703.203% 
Lismore Passenger Fares - Adult - Single 2.30Zero Rated0.002.300.105%Age 5 to 16 - Child Fare
Age 16 and above - Adult Fare
Free Travel: Children up to Age 5, Scholars, Primary School Escort,  Pre-5 Escort
Jura Passenger Fares - Adult - Single 2.20Zero Rated0.002.200.105%
Lismore Passenger Fares - Adult - 10 Journeys 14.30Zero Rated0.0014.300.403%
Jura Passenger Fares - Adult - 10 Journeys 13.70Zero Rated0.0013.700.403%
Lismore Passenger Fares - Child - Single 1.30Zero Rated0.001.300.108%
Jura Passenger Fares - Child - Single 1.20Zero Rated0.001.200.109%
Lismore Passenger Fares - Child - 10 Journeys 6.90Zero Rated0.006.900.203%
Jura Passenger Fares - Child - 10 Journeys 6.60Zero Rated0.006.600.203% 
Jura Vehicle Fares - Private Vehicles - Excursion Return 17.40Zero Rated0.0017.400.503% 
Jura Vehicle Fares - Private Vehicles - Motor Cars 50% Disability Discount  - Return (Based on 50% Excursion Return) 8.40Zero Rated0.008.400.202% 
Jura Vehicle Fares - all vehicles up to and including 5m - single journey (including driver) 10.80Zero Rated0.0010.800.303% 
Jura Vehicle Fares - all vehicles up to and including 5m - 10 Single Journeys (including driver) 69.90Zero Rated0.0069.902.003% 
Jura Vehicle Fares - all vehicles up to and including 5m - 50 Single Journeys (including Driver) 344.60Zero Rated0.00344.600.000% 
Jura Vehicle Fares - Private Vehicles - Motorcycle - Single 4.30Zero Rated0.004.300.102% 
Jura Vehicle Fares - Private Vehicles - Motorcycle - 10 Journeys 28.00Zero Rated0.0028.000.803% 
Jura Vehicle Fares - Private Vehicles - Motorhomes - 5.01m to 8.0m - single excl driver 23.40Zero Rated0.0023.400.703% 
Jura Vehicle Fares - Private Vehicles - Motorhomes - 8.01m to 12.0m - single excl driver 26.30Zero Rated0.0026.300.803% 
Jura Vehicle Fares - Commercial Vehicles/Coaches - 5.01m to 8.0m 19.42Standard3.8823.300.703% 
Jura Vehicle Fares - Commercial Vehicles/Coaches - 8.01m to 12.0m 21.83Standard4.3726.200.803% 
Jura Vehicle Fares - Commercial Vehicles/Coaches - 12.01m to 18.0m 24.50Standard4.9029.400.903% 
Jura Vehicle Fares - Commercial Vehicles/Coaches - Out of Hours service - up to Midnight 99.20Outwith the Scope0.0099.202.903% 
PIERS AND HARBOURS  - RATES - GOODS, PASSENGERS & VEHICLES       Rates for Goods Shipped, Transhipped or Unshipped at the Pier or Ferry Slip or within the Harbour
General Goods Packaged (per tonne )Includes Fruit, Beverages, Meat, Dairy Products, General Groceries and Confectionery, Cured Fish, etc. 2.62Zero Rated0.002.620.198%In determining weights for the purpose of charging dues, the weights of the containers of any goods shall be included.

In terms of liquid, gaseous bulk products, bulk shipments of materials may be charged at discounted rates subject to a request being made in writing to the Executive Director, Development and Infrastructure, who will then refer the letter to the full Council.

All empty boxes, barrels, sacks and packages if previously shipped or landed will be exempt.                                                      

Passengers Personal Baggage shall be free of charge.
Dry Bulk Commodities (per tonne) Ores, Aggregates and Crushed Stone, Cement and Building Materials, Timber (including Logs), Salt, etc. 2.33Zero Rated0.002.330.178%
Liquid and Gaseous Bulk Products (per tonne) 2.92Zero Rated0.002.920.228%
Explosives (per tonne) 103.98Zero Rated0.00103.987.708%
Livestock  - Poultry (per bird) 0.46Zero Rated0.000.460.037%
Animals (per Animal) 0.87Zero Rated0.000.870.067%
Smolt (per thousand) 5.95Zero Rated0.005.950.448%
Fish, including Shellfish  - Fresh, all varieties and also fish consigned for sale at other markets - percentage of catch2.50% If Applicable0.000.00  2.5% of catch
Rates on Passenger and Vehicles - Adult Passengers landing at or embarking from pier (each) 0.53Zero Rated0.000.530.048% 
Rates on Passenger and Vehicles - Child Passengers landing at or embarking from pier (each) 0.33Zero Rated0.000.330.026% 
Rates on Passenger and Vehicles - Private Cars, Taxis, Hearses and Agricultural Machinery (Tractors, Trailers, etc.) (each) 1.68Zero Rated0.001.680.128% 
Rates on Passenger and Vehicles - Caravans or Trailers (except Commercial Trailers) (each) 2.67Zero Rated0.002.670.208% 
Rates on Passenger and Vehicles - Cycles (each) 0.46Zero Rated0.000.460.037% 
Rates on Passenger and Vehicles - Motorcycles including sidecar (each) 1.13Zero Rated0.001.130.088% 
Rates on Passenger and Vehicles - Buses (each) 9.29Zero Rated0.009.290.698% 
Rates on Passenger and Vehicles - Commercial Vehicles - Per Metre 1.13Zero Rated0.001.130.088% 
PIERS AND HARBOURS  - RATES - MISCELLANEOUS        
Mobile Cranage - for each lift 14.89Zero Rated0.0014.891.108%For goods remaining in sheds or on the pier or quays for a period longer than 24 hours, 50% of the original pier dues shall be charged for each 24 hours or part thereof. Provided that in the case of sheds occupied from time to time under lease or let from the Council such dues shall not be charged against the occupier or leasee.   The terms of such leases or lets shall be subject to individual negotiation with the Executive Director.
(Note there is a minimum charge of £10.00 for some items)
Fresh Water - per tonne or part thereof (minimum charge £10) 4.27Zero Rated0.004.270.328%
Left Luggage - per article up to 24hours (minimum charge £10) 3.68Standard0.744.410.338%
Parcels and Packages up to 50 kg (minimum charge £10) 0.38Standard0.080.460.037%
Parcels and Packages- where articles can be measured - charge per cubic metre (minimum charge £10) 4.12Standard0.824.940.378%
Parcels and Packages- where articles cannot be measured - charge per tonne (minimum charge £10) 4.12Standard0.824.940.378%
Rope Handling - To be charged each time i.e. Arrival and departure to be charged separately (NB to be charged to ferries where additional resources are required) 167.10Zero Rated0.00167.1012.408%
Timber Debris Clearance 417.83Standard83.57501.4037.158%Cost of clearing site reflected in increase in charge.
Use of Linkspan - Commercial use 400.65Zero Rated0.00400.6529.708% 
Use of Linkspan - non-vehicular traffic 46.70Zero Rated0.0046.703.458% 
Car and Pedestrian marshalling - Rothesay and Dunoon (per day) 135.75Standard27.15162.9012.058% 
Freight handling - Rothesay Harbour 13.33Standard2.6716.001.208% 
Electricity (per unit) 0.21Standard0.040.250.029% 
Slipway Landing fee 6.65Zero Rated0.006.650.508% 
Cruise calls/tenders 667.65Zero Rated0.00667.6549.458% 
Oban Transit Marina        
Daily Rate (Between 11:00 and 16:00) 11.08Standard2.2213.301.008% 
Overnight Charge (per metre length) 2.79Standard0.563.350.258%Maximum of 3 nights stay
PIERS AND HARBOURS  - RATES - VESSELS        
1 - Basic Rate  - all vessels to be charged at this rate unless eligible for categories 2, 3, 4 - see comment 2       COMMENTS
1. The category and rate under which a vessel is to be charged must be paid at the time of the berthing or on invoicing as appropriate.

2.  All vessels are liable for dues at the Basic Rate. Only those, which are actively engaged in the relevant activity, are eligible for Category 2,3 or 4.

3. All vessels actively engaged in commercial undertaking, these would be subject to minimum payment by length as for unregistered vessels.

4. Rothesay and Campbeltown Pontoon are not managed by Argyll and Bute and are subject to their own charges.

5. The above rates and dues include for Port Waste Facilities to the level required by local and leisure craft. Any requirements for additional waste facilities or specialised waste disposal, in terms of the Merchant Shipping & Fishing Vessels (Port Waste Reception Facilities) Regulations 2003, must be made to the Service Director at least 24 hours in advance. This cost shall be paid prior to the provision of the service.

6. Concession rates for unlimited use will be available only for vessels “regularly sailing”. Additional dues will be required for vessels, which have made payment for unlimited use but are not “regularly sailing”. A vessel will be deemed to be “regularly sailing” if it leaves the installation for a continuous period of not less than 6 hours between 0600 hours and 2000 hours in any one day for more than 14 days.

7. Periods are:
Summer period April to September inclusive, or part thereof.
Winter period October to March inclusive, or part thereof.
Up to 5 metres in lengthPer visit up to 24 hours 13.80Zero Rated0.0013.801.008%
Up to 6 metres in lengthPer visit up to 24 hours 16.65Zero Rated0.0016.651.258%
Up to 7 metres in lengthPer visit up to 24 hours 19.10Zero Rated0.0019.101.408%
Up to 8 metres in lengthPer visit up to 24 hours 22.05Zero Rated0.0022.051.658%
Up to 9 metres in lengthPer visit up to 24 hours 24.75Zero Rated0.0024.751.858%
Up to 10 metres in lengthPer visit up to 24 hours 27.55Zero Rated0.0027.552.058%
Over 10 metres in length - charge per metrePer visit up to 24 hours 2.70Zero Rated0.002.700.208%
Up to 5 metres in lengthWeekly68.45Zero Rated0.0068.455.058%
Up to 6 metres in lengthWeekly82.15Zero Rated0.0082.156.108%
Up to 7 metres in lengthWeekly95.75Zero Rated0.0095.757.108%
Up to 8 metres in lengthWeekly111.35Zero Rated0.00111.358.258%
Up to 9 metres in lengthWeekly124.25Zero Rated0.00124.259.208%
Up to 10 metres in lengthWeekly136.95Zero Rated0.00136.9510.158%
Up to 5 metres in lengthSummer502.25Zero Rated0.00502.2537.208%
Up to 6 metres in lengthSummer602.65Zero Rated0.00602.6544.658%
Up to 7 metres in lengthSummer703.10Zero Rated0.00703.1052.108%
Up to 8 metres in lengthSummer803.50Zero Rated0.00803.5059.508%
Up to 9 metres in lengthSummer903.95Zero Rated0.00903.9566.958%
Up to 10 metres in lengthSummer1,004.50Zero Rated0.001,004.5074.408%
Up to 5 metres in lengthWinter365.25Zero Rated0.00365.2527.058%
Up to 6 metres in lengthWinter438.30Zero Rated0.00438.3032.458%
Up to 7 metres in lengthWinter511.50Zero Rated0.00511.5037.908%
Up to 8 metres in lengthWinter584.35Zero Rated0.00584.3543.308%
Up to 9 metres in lengthWinter657.45Zero Rated0.00657.4548.708%
Up to 10 metres in lengthWinter730.45Zero Rated0.00730.4554.108%
1a - Any ship of a gross tonnage less than 15 tonnes or used for recreation or pleasure -  charge is subject to 20% VAT    0.00  
Up to 5 metres in lengthPer visit up to 24 hours 11.75Standard2.3514.101.058%
Up to 6 metres in lengthPer visit up to 24 hours 14.00Standard2.8016.801.258%
Up to 7 metres in lengthPer visit up to 24 hours 16.33Standard3.2719.601.458%
Up to 8 metres in lengthPer visit up to 24 hours 18.63Standard3.7322.351.658%
Up to 9 metres in lengthPer visit up to 24 hours 21.00Standard4.2025.201.858%
Up to 10 metres in lengthPer visit up to 24 hours 23.29Standard4.6627.952.058%8. All concession rates for unlimited use must be paid for in advance of the period for which they cover. Failure to do so will result in full rates being applied.

9. VAT Zero Rating only applies where the vessels are "qualifying ships".  A "qualifying ship" is legally defined as any ship of a gross tonnage of not less than 15 tonnes and neither designed nor adapted for use for recreation or pleasure.  The customer is a business customer who belongs outside the UK (it does not matter what size the vessel is).   
Over 10 metres in length - charge per metrePer visit up to 24 hours 2.34Standard0.472.810.218%
Up to 5 metres in lengthWeekly58.25Standard11.6569.905.208%
Up to 6 metres in lengthWeekly69.79Standard13.9683.756.208%
Up to 7 metres in lengthWeekly81.46Standard16.2997.757.258%
Up to 8 metres in lengthWeekly94.71Standard18.94113.658.408%
Up to 9 metres in lengthWeekly105.54Standard21.11126.659.408%
Up to 10 metres in lengthWeekly116.42Standard23.28139.7010.358%
Up to 5 metres in lengthSummer426.88Standard85.38512.2537.958%
Up to 6 metres in lengthSummer512.25Standard102.45614.7045.558%
Up to 7 metres in lengthSummer597.58Standard119.52717.1053.108%
Up to 8 metres in lengthSummer682.96Standard136.59819.5560.708%
Up to 9 metres in lengthSummer768.38Standard153.68922.0568.308%
Up to 10 metres in lengthSummer853.79Standard170.761,024.5575.908%
Up to 5 metres in lengthWinter310.50Standard62.10372.6027.608%
Up to 6 metres in lengthWinter372.50Standard74.50447.0033.108%
Up to 7 metres in lengthWinter434.67Standard86.93521.6038.658%
Up to 8 metres in lengthWinter496.71Standard99.34596.0544.158%
Up to 9 metres in lengthWinter558.92Standard111.78670.7049.708%
Up to 10 metres in lengthWinter621.04Standard124.21745.2555.208%
2 - Vessels actively engaged in a commercial undertaking.        
If registered:- per gross registered tonne (see comment 3) 0.49Zero Rated0.000.490.049% 
If not registered then:        
Up to 5 metres in lengthPer visit up to 24 hours 7.08Zero Rated0.007.080.528% 
Up to 10 metres in lengthPer visit up to 24 hours 14.02Zero Rated0.0014.021.048% 
Up to 15 metres in lengthPer visit up to 24 hours 21.10Zero Rated0.0021.101.568% 
Up to 20 metres in lengthPer visit up to 24 hours 27.98Zero Rated0.0027.982.078% 
Up to 25 metres in lengthPer visit up to 24 hours 35.12Zero Rated0.0035.122.608% 
Up to 30 metres in lengthPer visit up to 24 hours 42.58Zero Rated0.0042.583.158% 
Over 30 metres in length - charge per metrePer visit up to 24 hours 1.54Zero Rated0.001.540.118% 
Up to 5 metres in lengthWeekly34.45Zero Rated0.0034.452.558% 
Up to 10 metres in lengthWeekly69.16Zero Rated0.0069.165.128% 
Up to 15 metres in lengthWeekly103.42Zero Rated0.00103.427.668% 
Up to 20 metres in lengthWeekly138.81Zero Rated0.00138.8110.288% 
Up to 25 metres in lengthWeekly173.46Zero Rated0.00173.4612.858% 
Up to 30 metres in lengthWeekly208.23Zero Rated0.00208.2315.428% 
3 - All vessels operating a scheduled ferry or pleasure service per gross registered tonne.  0.1355Zero Rated0.000.13550.018%Ferry Charges rounded to 4 decimal places
Unmanned Pier 0.1355Zero Rated0.000.13550.018%Ferry Charges rounded to 4 decimal places
Laying up of ferry at a non ferry/commercial berth 0.43Zero Rated0.000.430.037% 
4 - Vessels regularly engaged in commercial fishing and paying appropriate fish landing dues to Council:        
Up to 10 metres in lengthPer visit up to 24 hours 3.20Zero Rated0.003.200.248% 
Up to 15 metres in lengthPer visit up to 24 hours 4.73Zero Rated0.004.730.358% 
Up to 20 metres in lengthPer visit up to 24 hours 6.35Zero Rated0.006.350.478% 
Up to 25 metres in lengthPer visit up to 24 hours 7.94Zero Rated0.007.940.598% 
Up to 30 metres in lengthPer visit up to 24 hours 9.48Zero Rated0.009.480.708% 
Over 30 metres in length - charge per metre 0.49Zero Rated0.000.490.049% 
Up to 10 metres in lengthWeekly16.22Zero Rated0.0016.221.208% 
Up to 15 metres in lengthWeekly24.44Zero Rated0.0024.441.818% 
Up to 20 metres in lengthWeekly32.51Zero Rated0.0032.512.418% 
Up to 25 metres in lengthWeekly40.73Zero Rated0.0040.733.028% 
Up to 30 metres in lengthWeekly48.54Zero Rated0.0048.543.608% 
Up to 10 metres in lengthAnnual charge422.60Zero Rated0.00422.6031.308% 
Up to 15 metres in lengthAnnual charge633.95Zero Rated0.00633.9546.958% 
Up to 20 metres in lengthAnnual charge842.95Zero Rated0.00842.9562.458% 
Up to 25 metres in lengthAnnual charge1,059.00Zero Rated0.001,059.0078.458% 
Up to 30 metres in lengthAnnual charge1,263.05Zero Rated0.001,263.0593.558% 

 

In relation to the foregoing charges,  the relevant Executive Director, where they consider it to be in the commercial interests of the Council and after consultation with the relevant Policy Lead and the Head of Financial Services, is authorised to negotiate and agree variations of the foregoing charges for individual users or classes of users of the facilities in respect of their respective use of the facilities and the charges as varied shall be applied to such use as the Executive Director  shall deem appropriate. In addition, the Executive Director is authorised, after consultation with the relevant Policy Lead and the Head of Financial Services, to put in place a suitable booking procedures for harbour and airport facilities and to take into account, inter alia, the level of bookings made by individual users or classes of users when agreeing variations of the foregoing charges with individual users or classes of users.