The register of port charges for the Port of Akureyri (Hafnasamlag Norðurlands bs.) is compiled in accordance with the provisions of Article 17 of the Port Act No. 61/2003.
When port charges are determined, they shall be based on the gross tonnage of ships in accordance with international tonnage certificate published according to the specifications of the International Convention on Tonnage Measurement of Ships from 1969.Art. 3
Port charges shall be paid with regard to all ships that enter the harbour area and receive harbour services.
|ISK 17.60||per GT (minimum fee ISK)|
|ISK 8.65||per GT for ships up to 15,000 GT|
|ISK 12.07||per GT for ships over 15,000 GT|
|ISK 9,200||per month, boats up to 10 GT|
per month, boats over 10 GT and up to 20 GT
|ISK 13,100||per month, boats over 20 GT and up to 50 GT|
|ISK 17,900||per month, boats over 50 GT and up to 100 GT|
|for boat under 100 GRT. Ship over 100 GRT payes Tonnage dues and Quay dues|
|ISK 17,950||per month, boats up to 10 metres|
|ISK 20,750||per month, boats 10 to 15 metres|
|ISK 23,700||per month, boats 15 to 20 metres|
|ISK 29,600||per month, boats 20 to 25 metres|
|ISK 35,650||per month, boats 25 to 30 metres|
|ISK 44,450||per month, boats 30 to 40 metres|
|ISK 17,000||per week, water and electricity included. For shorter stays the dues are ISK 3,500 per day|
All ships shall pay tonnage dues.
Quay dues apply to the start of each 24-hour period. Daily tonnage and quay dues can be collected from ships and boats up to 100 GT. These constitute 7% of monthly dues.
It is permitted to charge up to five times the normal docking fees for those boats and ships that have been docked for a long time and have not had a certificate of seaworthiness for at least 6 months.It is permitted to charge up to three times the normal docking fees for those boats and ships that request long-term docking due to industries unrelated to fishing.
All goods unloaded off a ship, or loaded onto a ship, or loaded and unloaded from ship to ship, within the harbour limits, are subject to wharfage dues, with the exemptions stated below. The carrier shall submit a manifest and other related documents to the Port of Akureyri, which will be used to determine the wharfage dues.Art. 6
For goods which, according to the ship’s manifest, are destined to foreign ports but are temporarily unloaded, wharfage dues shall only be charged when the goods are unloaded. Goods unloaded temporarily on account of damage to a ship are exempt from charges.Art. 7
Wharfage dues are determined according to weight or value, including packing material, and charged on each separate consignment. The ship’s manifest shall be used when determining the wharfage dues. The captain or ship’s agent shall submit a copy of the manifest to the Port of Akureyri.Art. 8
If a manifest does not exist, the captain shall give a pledge to the Port of Akureyri confirming the type and quantity of goods unloaded or loaded on his ship. If the Port Director so decides, he/she may have the quantity of goods estimated as he/she deems fit. If the quantity proves to be greater than stated, the owner of the goods shall pay the extra cost.Art. 9
If a consignment consists of more than one type of goods which are not itemised when submitted for the determination of wharfage dues, the type subject to the highest wharfage dues shall be used as a reference for charging. Goods shall be classified in accordance with the wharfage due classification as follows:
|Category 1||ISK 398 per tonne||Petrol, fuel oils, coal, loose grain, salt, pumice, cement, asphalt, mineral products, fertiliser, hey and waste materials trans ported for recycling purposes.|
|Category 2||ISK 499 per tonne||Fish liver oil, fish meal, fish feed and fisheries products.|
|Category 3||ISK 731 per tonne||Heavy articles such as pig iron and timber, steel, concrete reinforcement iron, house parts, building units, pipes, gypsum board s, electrical wires, metal cladding and insulation. Goods related to fishing operations, lubricating oils, agricultural products , raw materials for industry and construction. Packed and canned foods, beverages and fruit. Rock wool, sheepskin, plastic fish containers, glass, packaging.|
|Category 4||ISK 1.972 per tonne||Other goods not specified in categories 1 3, such as machinery and spare parts. Textile products, clothing, rubber, home inventory, paper, furniture, cars, home appliances, office machines, motorcycles, bicycles, tyres, boats, aeroplanes, propellers, measurement devices, musical instruments, watches, clocks, cameras, binoculars, wine and tobacco, candy, cosmetics and medicine.|
|Category 5||Catch dues||
|Category 6||Not collected||Wharfage fees for ferry services through the ports of Grímsey and Hrísey.|
|Category 7||Coastal||Only half of wharfage in each category is paid for products loaded and offloaded by regular coastal transport. Minimum dues in all categories is ISK 2,500 per tonne.|
|ISK 19.90||per kWh to ships, boats, contractors and others|
|ISK 22.67||per kWh to freezing containers together with site lease|
|ISK 22.25||Electricity in Grímsey, Grenivík and Hrísey|
|ISK 4,275||Electricity connection charge|
|ISK 10,320||per hour for connections made outside normal working hours (a minimum call out is 4 hours)|
|ISK 344||per m3 of cold water|
|ISK 375||per m3 of hot water|
|ISK 5,105||Minimum charge|
|ISK 10,320||per hour for connections made outside normal working hours (a minimum call out is 4 hours)|
In accordance with regulation no. 125/2015 pertaining to sulphur content in liquid marine gas, all ships that are docked and can receive electricity must receive electricity from land. Ships that can be serviced in such a way are not permitted to run their light generators unless their docking period is less than 6 hours.
Dockworkers normally work between 08:00 and 16:00 every working day of the year. When their services are requested, they are charged for by the hour, but a minimum of 4 hours is always charged. For general dock services the fee per hour is 6.900 ISK during normal working hours and 9.900 ISK for overtime hours. If more than one customer is being serviced during those hours the cost is divided in accordance with services provided.
For overtime services in Hrísey and Grímsey, overtimes are charged from 17:00.
In accordance with port regulations of the Port of Akureyri (Hafnasamlag Norðurlands bs.), all vessels exceeding 100 m in length, except for Icelandic fishing vessels, are required to use the services of a harbour pilot when manoeuvring within ports which fall under the authority of the Port of Akureyri.
For piloting into the harbour, to a mooring point or anchorage, the charge is ISK 7.06 per gross tonne. For piloting from a mooring point or anchorage and out of the harbour, identical charges apply. Pilotage within the harbour is charged at half the above fee. Minimum piloting dues, however, are ISK 78,150. In accordance with Port Regulation No. 287/2005 with subsequent amendments, the
Port Director is authorised to issue an exemption to the captain of a vessel required to take a pilot on board according to the above provision.
Pilotage to other ports is according to agreements reached in each case.
If a ships departure or relocation is repeatedly delayed for more than 30 minutes from the scheduled time, without giving notice to dock authorities at least 2 hours in advance, it is permitted to charge an extra, minimal harbour toll.
Vessels of more than 15,000 GT, oil tankers and ships with a hazardous cargo must be escorted by a tugboat for assistance or safety.
The hourly rate for tugboat Seifur and Sleipnir assistance is based on the gross tonnage of the vessel, being ISK 12.04 per gross tonne.The minimum charge per hour is ISK 81,100 for Seifur and ISK 58,560 for Sleipnir and Mjölnir. The maximum charge is ISK 341,000. Minimum time paid for assistance is one hour.
If a tug accompanies a vessel for safety reasons into or out of the harbour, half the above dues are payable.
Transfer of pilot: Fixed rate of ISK 51,500.
When a tug transports a pilot and also assists the vessel, the charge for the transfer of the pilot is cancelled.
Sailing time of tugboat Sleipnir in excess of 1 hour to or from service area is subject to a charge of ISK 82,100 per hour.Corresponding charge for tugboat Mjölnir is ISK 57,300 per hour and for corresponding charge for tugboat Seifur is ISK 96,280 per hour.
Mooring dues per person for each arrival/departure is ISK 14,200 based on standard day rate. When overtime rates apply, the charge is ISK 26,900.
When a vessel is moored to a pier, at least one port employee must be onsite to receive it, although an exemption may be made from this rule in special cases.
A passenger fee is to be paid for each passenger of a tourist vessel and cruise ship. The fee is ISK 196. The Master, agent or owner of a passenger vessel must deliver information on the number of passengers to the port authorities for the collection of the fee.
Polluters must pay all cleaning costs due polluting accidents, according to laws against the pollution of the ocean and coasts. This can include the services of the Akureyri fire brigade, the services of the Port of Akureyri workers and charges for use of equipment and necessary chemicals for cleaning.
Upon arrival of vessels subject to the provisions of the Maritime Security Act No. 50/2004, the following dues are to be paid:
|ISK 52.550||Security dues (per arrival)|
|ISK 250||Passenger security fee per passenger|
|ISK 7.190||Security guard, standard day rate (per hour)|
|ISK 11.360||Security guard, overtime rate (per hour)|
|ISK 0||Cargo security dues|
When the unloading of fish or cleaning of boats at the facilities in Sandgerðisbót have been finished, the boat must be moved immediately to the place the owner has procured for it. Failure to do so will result in a fine of 1,000 ISK. for each begun day at the pier.
A storage fee for containers/goods left on the quay for more than 48 hrs prior to loading or after unloading is 1.040 ISK per unit, for each day begun.
|ISK 486||Storage charge for 20 foot container (per 24 hours)|
|ISK 1.055||Storage charge for 40 foot container (per 24 hours)|
|ISK 1.444||Storage charge for 20 foot freezer container (per 24 hours)|
|ISK 2.295||Storage charge for 40 foot freezer container (per 24 hours)|
|ISK 10.175||Container rent in unrestricted areas (per month)|
|ISK 214||Site rent for areas with two-layered asphalt|
|ISK 141||Site rent for areas with a single-layered asphalt|
|ISK 86||Site rent for non-asphalted areas|
|ISK 70||Site rent in other areas|
|ISK 22,000||Rent a loader or truck for a day work together with a man, overtime rate ISK 27,000|
|ISK 47,000||Rent for special fenders for vessels for every started 24 hours|
All site rent dues are per m2 per month</p.
|238 ISK||General weighing of catch per tonne|
|ISK 2,022||Minimum for a weighing on a hook scale per weighing|
|ISK 2,834||Lorries and inspection on weighbridge per weighing|
|ISK 2,126||5-15 weighings on weighbridge per month, per weighing|
|ISK 1,694||16-30 weighings on weighbridge per month, per weighing|
|ISK 1,433||>31 weighings on weighbridge per month, per weighing|
|ISK 1,032||Gereral weighing in Grimsey and Hrisey Islands|
10% discount on art. 19 exept electrisity for people older than 67 and for people with disabiltity.
|ISK 15,630||General mooring charge (per month) at timber piers|
|ISK 102,254||Mooring charge at (floating) pier (per year) in Hjalteyri, Svalbarðseyri, Grenivík, Grímsey and Hrísey|
|ISK 122,910||Mooring charge at (floating) pier (per year)|
|ISK 117,889||Mooring charge for floating pier no 1 in Sandgerðisbót,|
|ISK 5,977||Dry dock charge (per month)|
|ISK 22.67||Electricity cable to small boats (per 24 hours)|
|ISK 8,753||Area at piers for cleaning and maintenance small boats is 8,400 per week. Minimum time is 1 week|
10% discount on art. 19 except electricity for people older than 67 and for people with disability.
According to the Act on Marine and Coastal Antipollution Measures No. 33/2004 and Regulation No. 1200/2014, the Master of a vessel is responsible for ensuring that waste from the vessel is delivered to the port or a recognised service provider before leaving the port. The Master, owner of the vessel or service provider must, without fail, prior to the vessel’s arrival in port, submit a completed form to the port stating the volume and type of waste brought on land. Failure to do so can lead to the vessel being reported to the Environment Agency of Iceland. A vessel requesting that Port of Akureyri accept delivery of waste must send notification to such effect with at least 48 hours’ notice prior to arrival in port.
All vessels to which the provisions of Article 11c of Act No. 33/2004 on Marine and Coastal Antipollution Measures apply shall pay as follows for waste disposal:
If charges are not paid by due date, the port reserves the right to add late payment interest to the arrears according to article 6 of laws 38/2001 on interests and indexation.
Captain, owner, ship agent or possessor of ship shall be responsible for payment of charges owed to Port of Akureyri on account of the ship. At arrival in port, the captain is obliged to provide the Port Director with information about the ship in accordance with par. 5, art. 33 of ordinance 326/2004 on port matters, and submit ship’s certificate of registry if requested by Port Director, in case of insufficient information from captain. Port authorities may place a lien on such certificates until charges are paid. Delays and damages resulting from such procedures are entirely the responsibility of the debtor of overdue debts.
Payment of overdue debts must be completed before ship’s departure from port, and a captain cannot expect service from district magistrate or directorate of customs unless he/she can provide a certificate from Port Director that he/she has paid all due debts to the port.
Wharfage dues are paid for all goods that are offloaded, delivered, or transported, one way or other, inside port boundaries. Wharfage dues are determined before ship’s departure unless otherwise agreed. Wharfage dues are the responsibility of carrier and delivery without payment of wharfage dues are their responsibility.
If goods are loaded from one ship to another, the wharfage dues are payable by the offloading party.
Wharfage dues from goods arriving in port become due when the ship carrying said goods has arrived in port, and wharfage dues from goods transported from the port are due when the goods have been loaded onto the ship. Delivery of goods by captain and ship’s salesman is prohibited until dues have been paid.
All charges herein are shown excluding VAT.
Akureyri, December 21th 2021
Pétur Ólafsson, Port Director
Þorsteinn Hlynur Jónsson Chairman of the Board of Port of Akureyri