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MARINE ADMINISTRATION
OF PORT VOSTOCHNY

After Vostochny port has been turned into a joint stock company on the
basis of the State property Marine Administration of Port Vostochny was
established by the decision of the Government of Russian Federation. The
following property of the port not liable to being turned private belongs
to the Administration:

- hydrotechnical constructions (wharves) and shore-line strengthening;

- the port area of water;

- channels of approach;

- navigation settings (range signs, buoys, light-houses, etc.);

- ecology fleet and pilot boats.

The Marine Administration is a State establishment and is subordinate
directly to the l-ederar service or the Merchant marine fleet of Russia
(Rosmorflot) of the Ministry of Transport of Russian Federation.

The Marine Administration has in its possession and makes use of the
State property having the right of operational management in accordance
with its main tasks and functions which are as follows:

- ensuring safety of navigation and order in the port including supervision
of law adherance, regulations an international treaties of Russian Federation
on merchant marine navigation;

- supervising technical operation of allotted port property, providing
its repairs, development and construction;

- conducting State registration of ships liable to registry to the said
port and issuing ship documents;

- issuing permission to salvage the sunk property as well as to conduct
within the territory and the port area of water constructional, hydrotechnical
and other works; investigating average cases of the ships - establishing
the order of ship arrivals at and departures from the port;

- providing for cleaning the waterways and channels as well as the port
area of water;

- developing measures to protect water and air basins of the port, obligatory
for all the enterprises, organizations and ships conducting their activities
at the territory and area of water of the port;

- leasing the State property (wharves) to the enterprises which provide
handling cargoes and servicing ships;

- exercising functions of the State customer for constructing new cargo
handling complexes of the port;

- charging ships the port dues.

The port dues are set by the Ministry of Economics of Russian Federation
and collected irrespective of law organization forms of property from both
Russian and foreign ships. The size of the port dues is regulated by the
State. The following port dues are collected in Vostochny port as of June
1, 1996:













common rate USD preferential rate USD ROUBLE rate
TONNAGE 0.223 0.098 62.70
LIGHT 0.025 - 26.40
CHANNEL 0.0001 - 9.9
ANCHORAGE 0.0001 - 0.2













common rate USD preferential rate USD ROUBLE rate
TONNAGE 0.223 0.098 62.70
LIGHT 0.025 - 26.40
CHANNEL 0.0001 - 9.9
ANCHORAGE 0.0001 - 0.2









outside port cubic m/mile inside port cubic m/operation
ROUBLE USD ROUBLE USD
PILOT 2.6 0.0028 5.4 0.0060









outside port cubic m/mile inside port cubic m/operation
ROUBLE USD ROUBLE USD
PILOT 2.6 0.0028 5.4 0.0060









at the wharf with cargo handing operations in other cases
ROUBLE USD ROUBLE USD
WHARFAGE 12.0 0.0130 4.0 0.0043









at the wharf with cargo handing operations in other cases
ROUBLE USD ROUBLE USD
WHARFAGE 12.0 0.0130 4.0 0.0043

Changes in ship dues rates and terms of their application are made by
the Ministry of Economics of Russian Federation on presentation by Federal
Service of Rosmorflot.

The Head of the Marine Administration of the port is entitled to give
some Shipowners (shipping companies) discounts of the dues rates. The said
discounts are liable for registration with Federal Service of Rosmorflot.