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Fishing Rates & Charges

Landing Dues

Charge Details Price
  £
Rates for goods Fish direct from sea per £ ad valorem for sale at auction 2.5%
  Fish consigned from other ports per £ ad valorem (+ VAT) 1.5%
  Frozen whitefish imports per £ ad valorem 2.5%
  Fish and shellfish being sold direct to processor 2.5%
  Fish being consigned to another port for auction 2.0%

 

Whitefish vessels regularly engaged in fishing from the port of Fraserburgh, composition dues per annum or part thereoft - £208.44.

The period covered by such dues is from 1st November to 31st October in any one year. 

Vessels which have berthed in the harbour and not paid the composition dues when landing their whole catch will be charged the first week at Table 1 (until composition level is reached) and Table 2 at all other times.

 Overall Length of Vessel Price per metre (£)  
(metres)  Table 1  Table 2
Up to 13.99
1.23
2.45
14 – 16.99
1.39
2.78
17 – 19.99
1.63
3.25
20 – 22.99
1.96
3.92
23 – 25.99
2.20
4.39
26 – 28.99
2.45
4.89
29 – 31.99
2.68
5.35
32 – 34.99
2.85
5.69
35 – 37.99
3.08
6.16
38 - 40.99
3.24
6.47
41 - 43.99 3.46 6.92
 

Pelagic Vessels regularly engaged in fishing from the port of Fraserburgh, composition dues per annum or part thereof - £608.92

The period covered by such dues is from 1st January to 31st December in any one year

Berthing dues if landings over £2M in previous calendar year £270.53 per week

All other vessels charged at 43p per GRT per week

 
If vessels do not land fish and are berthed in harbour for no more than 3 hours
Whitefish
38.64
 
Pelagic
118.45
 

 

Yawls and small leisure craft

For vessels regularly engaged in fishing from the port of Fraserburgh, and has achieved 10 landings in the previous year, composition dues per annum or part therof - £208.44 + VAT.   Berths allocated at Harbour Masters discretion.

The period covered by such dues is from 1st January to 31st December in any one year.

Weekly rate if no available pontoon berth (max 4 months in any calendar year at Harbour Masters discretion - £20.78 + VAT

 

Pontoons

 Annual pontoon berth for calendar year per metre (+VAT)   97.85 
                                                            minimum charge (+ VAT)  587.10
 Replacement security fob (+ VAT)      15.00

 

     1st 24hrs  Each 24hrs

Pontoon 

Visiting leisure vessels, inc electricity (incl VAT)

 <12m

>12m

   23.00

30.00

     17.00

25.00

If no pontoon berth is available (incl VAT)

 

<12m

>12m

20.00

27.00

14.00

22.00

Vessels removed for the winter period can take a reduction in annual fees of 25% however this reduced charge will not guarantee a berth for the following year, vessels taking this offer will be added to the end of the waiting list.

 

 Utilities

Water - measured (per tonne) 3.40
Minimum charge (per week) 20.56
   
Compulsory Water charge for all whitefish vessels (charged only when vessel arrives ) when landing whole catch 14.00
   
Compulsory Water charge for all whitefish vessels (charged only when vessel arrives) - when catch is not landed (max 6 tonnes)  20.56
   
Compulsory Garbage charge for all vessels (charged only when vessel arrives 20.95
   
Towing vessels from bay for 1st hour or part thereof (Mon-Frid 0800-1700hrs) 113.30
Tow within harbour (for 1st hour or part thereof) 95.44
Towing Painting Punt 35.71
When the attendance of harbour employees is required outwith normal working hours overtime rates will apply  
   
Electricity per unit used (subject to VAT) 0.19
 Minimum charge 8.75
   
Forklift truck hire per day (subject to VAT) 102.33
   
All blasting - (internal only) per day excluding metered water used 150.00
   

Working/mending nets on pier (weekly)

(no charge for vessels providing regular landings to the port (at Harbour Masters discretion) or vessels utilising shiplift or dry dock.

120.00

Stretching/working with wires per occasion

(no charge for vessels providing regular landings to the port (at Harbour Masters discretion).

60.00

Gangway provision                             

                                                                           

daily  

weeky

32.46

162.32

   
 Attending and preparing vessel to leave shiplift when crew not available 105.06
   
Overnight storage of fish not for auction (per box charged to end user) 1.00