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The Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulations 1988

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Fees for Measurement of Ship`s Tonnage

4.—(1) (a) The fee to be charged for the tonnage measurement of a ship in accordance with Part II of the Regulations (that is to say, the International Tonnage Convention, 1969) shall be 70% of the fees set out in Table A.

(b)The fees for a sister ship, or a foreign ship with an International Tonnage Certificate (1969) transferring to the United Kingdom register, shall be determined by the amount of work involved, charged at an hourly rate of £42 subject to the maximum fee chargeable under sub-paragraph (1)(a) above.

(2) (a) The fees to be charged for the tonnage measurement of a ship in accordance with either Schedule 5, Part I, paragraph 2(2) (single tonnage) or Schedule 5, Part III, paragraph 12 (modified tonnage) of the Regulations shall be 100% of the fees set out in Table A.

(b)The fees for a sister ship shall be determined by the amount of work involved, charged at an hourly rate of £42 subject to the maximum fee chargeable under sub-paragraph (2)(a) above.

(3) (a) The fees to be charged for the tonnage measurement of a ship in accordance with Schedule 5, Part III, paragraph 13 of the Regulations (alternative tonnages) shall be 150% of the fees set out in Table A.

(b)The fees for a sister ship shall be determined by the amount of work involved charged at an hourly rate of £42 subject to the maximum fee chargeable under sub-paragaph (3)(a) above.

(4) (a) The fees to be charged for the tonnage measurement of a ship in accordance with Part VI of the Regulations (gross tonnage for Interim Scheme for tonnage measurement for certain ships) shall be 80% of the fees set out in Table A.

(b)The fees for a sister ship shall be determined by the amount of work involved charged at an hourly rate of £42 subject to the maximum fee chargeable under sub-paragraph (4)(a) above.

(5) The fees to be charged for the tonnage measurement or measurement of a pleasure yacht under 13.7 metres (45 feet) in overall length in accordance with Schedule 5, Part IV and Appendix 5 of the Regulations shall:

(i)when undertaken in the United Kingdom, not exceed £122 and

(ii)when undertaken outside the United Kingdom, not exceed £244

(6) The fees to be charged for the tonnage measurement of a ship to which Schedule 5, Part I, paragraph 2(3) of the Regulations (girthing of a loaded ship) applies, shall be 50% of the fees set out in Table A.

(7) The fee to be charged for the remeasurement of a ship for tonnage purposes, verification of changes in any of the registered particulars, or any other services associated with the tonnage measurement shall be determined by the amount of work involved charged at an hourly rate of £42 subject to the maximum fee shown for a ship of that tonnage in Table A.

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