2021 HARBOUR CONSERVANCY CHARGES
1. Harbour Conservancy Charges are payable in respect of every vessel entering,
leaving or using the Harbour.
2. As from 1st April 2001 the following charges will be levied on the basis of
ITC 69 (GT) on all vessels entering Falmouth Harbour limits for the purposes
of anchoring, making fast or transiting the harbour save as exempted below.
3. As from 1st January 2008 reductions in charges for tankers with segregated
ballast tanks will no longer be applied.
Per entry and for every period of four weeks or part thereof that the vessel
remains in the Harbour.
1. Vessels of more than 50 GT berthing in Falmouth Docks including the Eastern Jetty; other vessels of more than 50GT except those detailed below: 14.5p per GT
2. Vessels of more than 50 GT remaining within the Harbour Area for less than 24 hours: 3.0p per GT
3. Vessels transiting the Harbour Area to the Ports of Truro or Penryn: 3.0p per GT
4. Vessels transiting the Harbour Area on inwards and outwards passages within a 24-hour period: 3.0p per GT
5. Any vessel loading, discharging or transshipping cargo including fish, within the Harbour limits – combined conservancy and transshipping charge: • under 2500 GT 30.1p per GT
• 2500 GT and over 33.0p per GT
6. Vessels engaged in the provision of services and the supply of materials for the offshore oil industry or other similar operations: 83p per GT
7. Drilling or production rigs for oil, gas, coal or similar industries: £6,563.00
8. Vessels anchoring within the “Added Limits” as defined in the Falmouth Harbour Revision Order 1991: 3.0p per GT
9. Vessels anchoring in Falmouth Bay outside of the “Added Limits” for the purposes of discharging slops and remaining for less than 7 days: 3.0p per GT
All vessels remaining in the Harbour for more than four weeks shall pay at a rate equal
to the rate specified above for each subsequent four week period or part thereof.
NB: Charges shall not apply to vessels transiting the “Added Limits” only.
Minimum charge for any vessel described in section 1 above:
Under 1000 GT £70.00
1000 – 2000 GT £89.00
2000 – 4000 GT £112.00
COMBINED CHARGES £465.54
All catching vessels engaged in the Commercial Fishing Industry may be subject to a
combined charge to cover unrestricted entry and transshipment per year.
COMMERCIAL MOORINGS Per Day or Part
1 CROSSROADS MOORING
a) All vessels including ships of the Royal, Commonwealth and
Foreign Navies: 7.3p per GT
b) If such vessel is not manned or capable of moving from the
mooring to an anchorage or another berth using its own power, at
short notice: 10.7p per GT
c) Vessels of unusual type or posing unusual problems: By special
d) Minimum charge for any vessel: £341
Maximum size of vessel normally permissible on the mooring except by special
arrangement with the Harbour Master:
Length Overall – 183m (600’6”)
Draught – Any
Anchor cable size 77mm (3”)
Connecting Shackle/Cable Hire: £30.39 each
2 SMALL COMMERCIAL MOORING BUOYS
Daily charge £2.41 per metre
Discount offered for Sail Training vessels
Maximum size of vessel normally permissible on these buoys, except by special
arrangement with the Harbour Master:
Max length overall – 60m
Max draught – 5m
3 MARINE RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVICES DEPLOYED AT THE
FALMOUTH BAY TEST SITE (FaBTest)
Per month or part Per device £642.31
Any vessel alongside another vessel which is secured to a mooring shall pay the
charges appropriate to its size and conditions, irrespective of whether or not it itself is
secured to the mooring.
A vessel claiming to be eligible for charges 1a above shall be ready to vacate the
buoy at short notice given by the Harbour Master.
A composite charge in respect of extended occupancy may be agreed with the
Charges are subject to VAT where appropriate.
FALMOUTH HARBOUR ACTS AND ORDERS
1870 – 2004
HARBOUR ACTS 1964