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VOC Port Trust announces dwell time and penalty for commercial vehicles entering the port

Through a circular dated 7 June 2018, VOC Port Trust announces with the approval of the Centre the dwell time and penalty for commercial vehicles entering the port.

The Central Government has approved the V.0 Chidambaranar Port Trust (Issue of Entry Permit for Vehicles/ Equipments/Persons) (Amendment) Regulafion, 2018 made by the Board of Trustees of V.O.Chidambaranar Port Trust under sub-section (1) of section 124 read with sub-section (1) of section 132 of the Major Port Trusts Act, 1963 (38 of 1963) and sent the same for Notification in the Gazette on 01.06.2018.

SI.No (1)

 

Type of Vehicles (2)

Time allowed for Turn Round (check Post I, II and back) (3

Penalty (4)

 

1

Container (Export)

14 hrs

Beyond fourteen hours, penalty of fifty rupees imposed for every subsequent two hours for over staying.

2

Container (Import)

5 hrs

Beyond five hours, penalty of fifty rupees imposed for every subsequent two hours for over staying

3

Other cargo (Export and Import)

 

 8 hrs

Beyond eight hours, penalty of fifty rupees imposed for every subsequent two hours for over staying.

4

Other than port bound

24 hrs

Beyond twenty four hours,  penalty of fifty rupees shall be imposed for every subsequent two hours for over staying.

 

The above rates are applicable from the date of Notification.

It is requested that the drivers of the commercial vehicles may please be informed on the time allowed for Turn Round of vehicles in the Port area and the details of the penalty to be paid to the Port for the overstay of the vehicles.

The penalty is payable at the check post while leaving the Port area.

 

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