Tariff & Rules

Tariff item 408 B

Load aggregate/ limestone by port conveyor system

Load aggregate/ limestone from Port area stockpile to vessel's hold via transport conveyor (subject to Port's standard terms and conditions, obtainable from Port authority upon request) at Dh. 6 per ton.

Terms and conditions of shipment of aggregate via the aggregate ship loading system, The following are to be read in conjunction with the Port Rules and Regulations in the Port Ordinance 1982 and the Port Tariff 2014, (both as may be amended from time to time) and for the time being in force.

The Port will perform the following terminal handling services in relation to aggregate for shipments, subject to the further following conditions set out below.

1. Transportation from the designated stockpile area to the carrying ships hold, by transfer conveyor, of the sizes of aggregates not less than 0 M.M. and not more than 40 M.M. in Shiploader #01 and not less than 0 M.M. and not more than 60 M.M in Shiploader #02 and with a density not less than 1.6 Metric Tons per cubic meter.

 

(Products of smaller grain size and other products may be handled subject to Agreement.)

2. Stockpile areas will be allocated to different customers. Prospective customers should contact the Port Authority for obtaining the land area, and for the terms & conditions under which such land area will be allocated.
3. The use of the allocated stockpile, including grading and replenishment is the responsibility of the customer.
4. Blending on the conveyor is strictly prohibited. On belt sampling is not available.
5. The Port reserves the right to reject any material or grade of material for loading.
6. The customers should demonstrate and confirm that full amount to be loaded is available for full loading operation prior to the berthing of the vessel.
7. The Port reserves the right to reject load operations in situations, where in the opinion of the Port, the quantity of material in the stockpile is inadequate to maintain a fair volume throughput in the ship loader.
The vessels that will be accepted for loading aggregates/limestone should have the following configuration.
1. Vessel must be capable of loading at 2,200 m/t per hour in Shiploader #01 and 4,400 m/t per hour in Shiploader #02.
2. Vessel beam shall be between 18 and 40 meters.
3. Maximum length over hatches 260 meters.
4. Maximum Air Draft adjacent hatches and in minimum ballast not more than 16 meters.
5. Maximum departure draft 13.5 meters.
6. Hatches must be clear of horizontal and vertical dividers. The loading of wing tanks is not acceptable. (Anything outwit the above specifications is subject to Port Acceptance on a case by case basis.)

 

Each vessel Agent expecting to utilize the Bulk Loading Berth and facilities at the Port shall give the Authority at least 72 hours prior notice of arrival of such vessel and furnish arrival draft, vessel details (including IMO number) and details of the cargo operations (including the loading plan and predicted maximum sailing draft). Recommendation of the vessels' ETA shall be given by the vessels agent at 48 hours and 24 hours prior to arrival. Vessels should contact Fujairah Port Control on VHF Channel 16 when within range.

Berthing of vessel is subject to Berth availability.

1. The Port reserves the right to reject any vessel or barge on account of their unsuitability for the purpose of accepting material from the Ship loader.
2. The Port shall use its best endeavours to maintain the installed capacity of 2000 tons per hour in Shiploader #01 and 4,000 tons per hour in Shiploader #02 of the aggregate loading system but shall not be liable for failure to achieve the said performance levels, caused by whatever reason (including but not limited to breakdowns, power failures, fire or other emergencies).
3. The Port may, and reserves the right to use the conveyor system to load other cargo and shall use its best endeavours to avoid contamination when performing handling services.
4. The Port reserves the right to take whatever action necessary, as it deems, in times of fire or other emergencies.
5. The Tariff charge will be based on an acceptable draft survey.
6. The Tariff charge does not include any element for insurance and the customers should have their own insurances affected.