Port charges and tariffs
Purpose and goals
The purpose of the Port Authority
The primary roles of the Naantali Port Authority are:
- to sustain and develop the services offered
- to maintain and develop the storage facilities and the constructions, loading fields and fairways needed by the traffic
- to serve customer better
- the Port Authority also manages the use of the port and oversees its financial operations
Development principles of the port and the port operations:
- to seek to increase the port capacity by improving the existing facilities, by constructing new facilities, by improving the operations and by increasing good co-operation
- to increase profitability and to enhance competitiveness by utilising cost-efficient construction, by selling services, and by offering an attractive tariff policy.
- to develop operations by improving quality systems, environmental management, employee health and occupational safety at the port.
- to utilise customer feedback for further development
The port tariff policy
The Port Authority aims to maintain the competitiveness of its customers by applying a moderate and long-term tariff policy. Tariff changes are based on competitiveness, cost correlation, and variations in the currency value.
All fees and tariffs must be paid by the due date noted on the invoice, unless otherwise agreed on. The port collects maximum penalty interst on delayed payments according to the interest act. A collect fee is also added on all delayed payments. All charges are quoted without VAt. Current VAT is added on all domestic sales.
Port charges and regulations for Project cargoes
Special transports excluding regular ferry traffic. The trasporter must apply for special permit from the Port Authority prior to arrival to the port. A separater quote for port charges for the cargo must be applied for well before the cargo arrives at the port area.