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07 October, 2020

Waiver of Port and Light Dues - Hong Kong

Please be informed that the HKSAR Government has announced the extension to waive Port and Light Dues (per 100 NRT X HKD43) payable by ocean-going vessels (“OGVs”) and high speed crafts (“HSCs”).

A)    Concession Period 

The concession period starts from midnight at the start of 1 Oct 2019 until midnight at the end of 30 Sep 2021. 

B)    Application 

OGVs and HSCs are eligible for waiver upon making formalities applications through the existing procedures.  There is no need to lodge a separate application for the waiver.

C)    Waiver

Port and Light Dues payable by OGVs and HSCs for the use of port facilities on each occasion of entry to Hong Kong waters under the Shipping and Port Control Ordinance will be waived if they arrive in the waters of Hong Kong during the concession period.

If you require any further information, please contact ISS Hong Kong.