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					Chapter:     415A       MERCHANT SHIPPING (REGISTRATION) (FEES AND Gazette Number Version Date
                        CHARGES) REGULATIONS

                        Empowering section                                                                 30/06/1997

                                                 (Cap 415, section 90)

                                                                                                     [3 December 1990]

(Originally L.N. 353 of 1990)

Regulation: 1           Citation                                                                           30/06/1997

     These regulations may be cited as the Merchant Shipping (Registration) (Fees and Charges) Regulations.
                                                                                                   (Enacted 1990)

Regulation: 2           Interpretation                                                  35 of 1998         18/09/1998

      In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires-
"office hours" (辦公時間) means the hours between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., and 9 a.m. and noon on Saturday, excluding
      general holidays within the meaning of the General Holidays Ordinance (Cap 149); (35 of 1998 s. 5)
"surveyor" (驗船師) means a Government surveyor;
"tons" (噸) means, unless otherwise specified, gross registered tons and in the case of a ship having alternative gross
      tonnages means the larger of those tonnages.

Regulation: 3           Fees for services under the Ordinance                                              30/06/1997

      (1) There shall be payable for the purpose or service mentioned in column 2 of Part 1 of the Schedule the fees
specified in column 3 of that Part.
      (2) There shall be payable for the purpose or service relating to the tonnage measurement or marking of ships
mentioned in column 2 of Part 2 of the Schedule the fees specified in column 3 of that Part.
                                                                                                     (Enacted 1990)

Regulation: 4           Annual tonnage charges                                          L.N. 200 of 2005 01/02/2006

      (1) There shall be payable in respect of a registered ship, in addition to any fees payable in respect of the ship
under regulation 3, the annual tonnage charge as provided under subregulation (2), (2A) or (2C). (L.N. 200 of 2005)
      (2) Subject to subregulation (2A), the annual tonnage charge specified in Part 3 of the Schedule shall be
payable in respect of each year of registration of the ship commencing on the date of registration and on each
anniversary of that date thereafter. (L.N. 200 of 2005)
      (2A) Subject to subregulations (2B) and (2C), if—
           (a) the ship is a registered ship for 2 consecutive years immediately before an anniversary of the date of
                registration;
           (b) the ship has not been detained at any time during those 2 years; and
           (c) the specified annual tonnage charge is payable in respect of the year of registration of the ship
                immediately before the anniversary,
the specified annual tonnage charge, as reduced by half, shall be payable in respect of the year of registration of the
ship commencing on the anniversary. (L.N. 200 of 2005)
      (2B) Subregulation (2A) does not apply if—
           (a) the ship is a registered ship before 1 February 2006; and
           (b) the anniversary is the first or second anniversary of the date of registration after 1 February 2006.
                (L.N. 200 of 2005)
      (2C) If—


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           (a) a ship is a registered ship before 1 February 2006; and
           (b) the ship has not been detained at any time during the period that begins on 1 February 2006 and
                 expires at the end of the date immediately before the second anniversary of the date of registration
                 after 1 February 2006,
the specified annual tonnage charge, as reduced by an amount equal to such percentage of the charge as calculated in
accordance with subregulation (2D), shall be payable in respect of the year of registration commencing on that second
anniversary. (L.N. 200 of 2005)
      (2D) The percentage is calculated by using the following formula, with the result rounded up to the nearest
percentage—
(365+D)                   1
 365 X 2           X      2 X 100
where D represents the number of days within the period that begins on 1 February 2006 and expires at the end of the
date immediately before the first anniversary of the date of registration after 1 February 2006. (L.N. 200 of 2005)
      (2E) For the purposes of subregulations (2A)(b) and (2C)(b), if the International Maritime Organization is
informed, pursuant to paragraph 5.2.1 of International Maritime Organization Assembly Resolution A. 787(19), of any
remedial action taken in respect of the detention of a ship that takes place at a particular time, the ship is detained at
that particular time. (L.N. 200 of 2005)
      (3) There shall be payable in respect of a provisionally registered ship, in addition to any fees payable in
respect of the ship under regulation 3, 1/12 of the specified annual tonnage charge in respect of a registered ship.
(L.N. 200 of 2005)
      (4) The tonnage charge payable under subregulation (3) is payable in respect of each period of 1 month of
provisional registration, commencing on the date of provisional registration. (L.N. 200 of 2005)
      (5) The annual tonnage charge in respect of a ship is not refundable unless it has been improperly collected.
      (6) In this regulation—
“specified annual tonnage charge” (指明噸位年費) means the annual tonnage charge specified in item 1 of Part 3
      of the Schedule. (L.N. 200 of 2005)
                                                                                                          (Enacted 1990)

Regulation: 5           Fees for services within Hong Kong                                                   30/06/1997

      Where the issue of any certificate or clearance is dependent upon the carrying out of any survey or inspection
within Hong Kong during office hour any fees prescribed by these regulations shall include the services of a surveyor
together with any travelling or other expenses involved.
                                                                                                      (Enacted 1990)

Regulation: 6           Fees for services outside Hong Kong                                                  30/06/1997

      Where the issue of any certificate or clearance is dependent upon any survey or inspection to be undertaken
outside Hong Kong by a surveyor sent from Hong Kong for that purpose, there shall be payable, in addition to the fee
specified in the Schedule, the travelling and subsistence expenses of the surveyor in such reasonable sums as the
Director shall determine.
                                                                                                   (Enacted 1990)

Regulation: 7           Fees for transmission of document                                                    30/06/1997

      Where in connection with any service specified in the Schedule or the issue of a certificate specified in the
Schedule it is, in the opinion of the Director, necessary to incur expense to transmit information, plans, calculations or
other documents to places outside Hong Kong by post, telegram, telex, facsimile or similar means there shall be
payable in addition to the fee specified in the Schedule the expense involved.
                                                                                                          (Enacted 1990)

Regulation: 8           Fees for services outside office hours                                               30/06/1997

     (1) Subject to subregulation (2), where the issue of any certificate or clearance is dependent upon any survey or


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inspection or where any other service is required to be undertaken by an officer of the Marine Department outside
office hours, either at the registry of shipping or at any other place in Hong Kong, there shall be payable, in addition to
the appropriate fee specified in these regulations and the Schedule, if any, a fee in respect of each officer based upon
the following scale-
      On weekdays-
       (a)      between the hours of                                            $1115 per hour or part hour
       7 a.m. and 9 a.m.
       or
       5 p.m. and 7 p.m.                                     ﹜
      (b)      before 7 a.m. or
      after 7 p.m.                                             ﹜                $2215 per hour or part hour

On Saturdays (afternoon),                                                       $3270 per hour or part hour
Sundays or Public Holidays
                                                             ﹜                  (L.N. 250 of 1992; L.N. 336 of 1993;
                                                                                L.N. 337 of 1994; L.N. 274 of 1995)


      (2) Where an applicant gives not less than 3 days' notice of a requirement for any survey, or inspection or other
service to the Director, but notwithstanding such notice the Director causes the survey, or inspection or other service
to be undertaken outside office hours, no additional fee specified in subregulation (1) shall be payable unless the
applicant has requested that the service be undertaken outside office hours.
                                                                                                       (Enacted 1990)

Regulation: 9           Fees for miscellaneous services                                                       30/06/1997

     For any service other than a service for which a fee is specified in the Schedule-
          (a) where an officer of the Marine Department is required to visit a ship or site, the fee payable for each
              such visit during office hours shall be $3270 for the first hour or part hour and $1115 for each
              subsequent hour or part hour during which the visit continues; and
          (b) the fee payable for such service in any other case during office hours shall be $1115 for each hour or
              part hour during which the service continues.
                                            (L.N. 250 of 1992; L.N. 336 of 1993; L.N. 337 of 1994; L.N. 274 of 1995)

Regulation: 10          Fees where service not completed                                                      30/06/1997

      Where, on the application of the owner, demise charterer or agent of a ship, work on any service in respect of
that ship is undertaken by any officer of the Marine Department and, in consequence of any act of the owner, demise
charterer or agent, such work is abandoned before the completion thereof, there shall be payable such reasonable sum
as the Director may agree with the applicant, having regard to the nature and extent of the work involved.
                                                                                                        (Enacted 1990)

Regulation: 11          Fees for issue of certificates of survey, etc.                                        30/06/1997

      (1) Where for any purpose any officer of the Marine Department is required to issue any certificate of survey,
permit, approval, or document of authority, consequent upon or pertaining to the carrying out of any service specified
in Part 2 of the Schedule except where the issue thereof is declared in that Part to be included in the service in question
or where a fee for the issue thereof is specified in that Part, there shall be payable a fee of $565. (L.N. 250 of 1992;
L.N. 336 of 1993; L.N. 337 of 1994; L.N. 274 of 1995)
      (2) Subject to subregulation (3), where for any purpose any officer of the Marine Department is required to
issue any copy of, or to make any alteration in, any certificate of survey, permit, approval, or document of authority, in
respect of which the original thereof was issued consequent upon or pertaining to the carrying out of any service
specified in Part 2 of the Schedule, whether such copy is required to be issued or such alteration made at the time of
the issue of the original or not, there shall be payable-
           (a) where no fee for the issue of the original is specified in Part 2 of the Schedule or the issue of the
                 original is declared in that Part to be included in the service, a fee of $565 for each copy or alteration;


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                 and (L.N. 250 of 1992; L.N. 336 of 1993; L.N. 337 of 1994; L.N. 274 of 1995)
            (b) a fee equal to the amount of the fee specified in Part 2 of the Schedule in any case in which a fee is
                 specified therein for the issue of the original.
      (3) No fee shall be payable for the issue of the duplicate of any certificate of survey, permit, approval, or
document of authority, in any case in which it is declared in Part 2 of the Schedule that such certificate, permit,
approval or document of authority, shall be issued in duplicate.
      (4) Where for any purpose any officer of the Marine Department is required to issue any copy of, or make any
alteration in, any licence, permit, certificate or document of authority, issued in respect of or pertaining to any service
specified in the Schedule, other than in Part 2 thereof, no fee shall be payable for the issue of such copy, or the making
of such alteration, unless a fee therefor is so specified in which case such fee shall be payable.
      (5) Where the Director consents at the request of any applicant to supply a copy of, or to make any alteration
to, any licence, permit, certificate, document or plan referred to in these regulations, there shall be payable, in addition
to the fees prescribed for such services therein, a handling charge of such reasonable sum in respect of such service as
the Director may agree with the applicant therefor, having regard to the nature and extent of the work involved.
                                                                                                            (Enacted 1990)

Regulation: 12           Fees for attendance at legal proceedings or inquiries                                30/06/1997

      Where an officer of the Marine Department is required to attend, in his capacity as a Government official, any
legal proceedings or inquiry in relation to any matter arising out of or in connection with the registration of ships or an
other matter arising under the Ordinance, there shall be payable in respect thereof-
           (a) where the attendance is in Hong Kong during office hours, a fee of $1115 for each hour or part hour of
                attendance; and (L.N. 250 of 1992; L.N. 336 of 1993; L.N. 337 of 1994; L.N. 274 of 1995)
           (b) where the attendance is outside Hong Kong, the fee specified in paragraph (a) together with the
                travelling and subsistence expenses of the officer in such reasonable sums as the Director shall
                determine.
                                                                                                           (Enacted 1990)

Regulation: 13           Charges for advice and examination of plans                                          30/06/1997

      Where the Director consents to survey, tender advice or examine plans in respect of the structure, machinery or
equipment of a ship in so far as such structure, machinery or equipment is to comply with statutory requirements or
with any other requirements and no fee for such survey, advice or examination is prescribed, there shall be payable
such reasonable sum in respect of such survey, advice or examination as the Director may agree with the applicant
therefor, having regard to the nature and extent of the work involved.
                                                                                                      (Enacted 1990)

Regulation: 14           Services required for official purposes                           23 of 1998         01/07/1997

Remarks:
Adaptation amendments retroactively made - see 23 of 1998 s. 2

      (1) No fee shall be payable in respect of any copy of any certificate referred to in these regulations which is
supplied at the request of a Government department, or the representative of a government other than the Government
of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region when the copy of a certificate is required for official purposes.
      (2) No fee specified in the Schedule shall be payable in respect of any service referred to in these regulations
which is performed at the request of any Government department or public body or the representative of any
government other than the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, but the Director may make
such charge in respect of the service rendered as he may consider appropriate.
                                                                                      (Enacted 1990. 23 of 1998 s. 2)

Regulation: 15           Liability and time of payment                                                        30/06/1997

     (1) Subject to subregulation (2), every fee or charge shall be paid by the owner or demise charterer of the ship
concerned at the Marine Department in advance of the service, purpose or period, as the case may be, in respect of


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which the fee or charge is payable.
      (2) The Director may in his discretion in any particular case or class of cases permit any fee or charge to be
paid, in whole or in part, in arrear, and subject to such conditions as to security or time for payment as he may think
fit.
                                                                                                         (Enacted 1990)

Schedule:                  SCHEDULE                                                         L.N. 101 of 2009 10/07/2009

                                                                                                      [regulations 3, 4, 6, 7,
                                                                                                              8, 9, 11 & 14]

                                                               PART 1

                            FEES FOR REGISTRY OF SHIPPING AND RELATED MATTERS

                                    (other than tonnage measurement and marking of ships)

 Item                                         Purpose or service                                            Fee
                                                                                                             $
            The following fees shall be payable-

  1.        For registration of a ship by virtue of section 11(1)(a) or (b) of the Ordinance
            (not being a ship referred to in section 95 of the Ordinance) or for registration
            anew-
            (a) for a ship not exceeding 500 gross registered tons ...............                          3500
            (b) for a ship exceeding 500 gross registered tons ....................                        15000
                 (L.N. 94 of 1992; L.N. 90 of 1999 and 44 of 1999 s. 42)
  2.        For provisional registration of a ship ........................................      35% of the fee payable
                                                                                                 under item 1
  3.        For changing from provisional to full registration ......................            75% of the fee payable
                                                                                                 under item 1
  4.        For registering a transfer of mortgage, transfer by bill of sale, transmission,
            mortgage or discharge of mortgage (L.N. 90 of 1999 and 44 of 1999 s. 42;
            L.N. 101 of 2009) ....................................                                            Nil
  5.        For each inspection of a ship's record in the register .................                          110
  6.        For a copy of, or extract from, any entry in the register ............                            110
  7.        For certification by the Registrar of a copy of, or extract from, any entry in the
            register .........................................................                                150
  8.-9.        (Repealed L.N. 90 of 1999 and 44 of 1999 s. 42)
  10.       For issue of a replacement certificate of registry .......................                        260

  11.-12. (Repealed L.N. 90 of 1999 and 44 of 1999 s. 42)
  13.    For issue of a certified copy of a certificate of deletion .............                             220
  14.-15. (Repealed L.N. 90 of 1999 and 44 of 1999 s. 42)
  16.    For grant of a new certificate of registry upon change of any of the particulars
         recorded in the register relating to a ship (L.N. 101 of
         2009) ......................................................................                          Nil
  17.-18. (Repealed L.N. 90 of 1999 and 44 of 1999 s. 42)


                                                               PART 2

                          FEES FOR TONNAGE MEASUREMENT AND MARKING OF SHIPS

Note: 1. The fees include-


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              (a) examination of plans;
              (b) inspection of the marking of a ship if completed in a single visit by a surveyor and carried out at the
                  same time as the tonnage measurement;
              (c) issue of relevant certificates.

       2.     The fees do not include-
              (a) inspection of crew accommodation;
              (b) attendance of a surveyor for the survey or inspection outside Hong Kong.

       3.     In this Part-
              "hourly rate" (每小時收費率) means the rate per hour calculated in accordance with regulation 9;
              "sister ship" (姊妹船) means a ship-
                   (a) which corresponds in all respects relevant to the measurement of tonnage with another ship
                          (referred to below as the "principal ship") the tonnage of which has been ascertained under the
                          Regulations, or which will have been so ascertained, prior to the measurement for tonnage of that
                          ship; and which, in particular and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing
                          requirement, corresponds with the principal ship in the following respects-
                          (i) it has the same hull form;
                          (ii) subdivision of the underdeck into its various parts is identical;
                          (iii) its gross and register tonnages and underdeck tonnage, tonnage of spaces above the tonnage
                                deck, and allowance for propelling power shall not differ respectively from those of the
                                principal ship by more than the following amounts-
                                (A) where the principal ship is under 1000 tons .......1%
                                (B) where the principal ship is over 50000 tons ...... 0.1%
                                where the principal ship is 1000 tons or over but
                                does not exceed 50000 tons ................................... the percentage obtained by interpolation
                                                                                                        between those specified in (A)
                                                                                                        and (B) above; and
                   (b) in respect of which, prior to the commencement of its measurement for tonnage, application is
                          made in writing by or on behalf of the owner for that ship to be treated as a sister ship,
                          accompanied by a declaration that it complies with the foregoing requirements;
              "the Regulations" (規例) means the Merchant Shipping (Registration) (Tonnage) Regulations (Cap 415
                   sub. leg. C) and references to specific regulations shall be construed accordingly.

       4.    In the case of sister ships, the fees for tonnage measurement will be half of the appropriate fee subject to a
             minimum fee of $7920 for the principal ship registered in Hong Kong under the same owner. (L.N. 337 of
             1994; L.N. 274 of 1995)

 Item                                             Purpose or service                                               Fee
                                                                                                                    $
             The following fees shall be payable-
  1.         For measurement of-
             (a) gross and net tonnage for the purposes of Part II as read with Schedules
                  2 and 3 to the Regulations; and
             (b) gross and register tonnage for the purposes of Parts III to VI as read
                  with paragraph 2(2) of Part I of Schedule 5 to the Regulations-


            in the case of a ship-
            not exceeding 90 tons ..............................................                                   7920
            exceeding 90 tons but not exceeding 180 tons ............                                             11915
            exceeding 180 tons but not exceeding 270 tons ..........                                              15830
            exceeding 270 tons but not exceeding 450 tons ..........                                              19900
            exceeding 450 tons but not exceeding 900 tons ..........                                              26215



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        exceeding 900 tons but not exceeding 1450 tons ........                                   32760
        exceeding 1450 tons but not exceeding 1800 tons ......                                    36150
        exceeding 1800 tons but not exceeding 2700 tons ......                                    40660
        exceeding 2700 tons but not exceeding 3600 tons ......                                    45170
        exceeding 3600 tons but not exceeding 4500 tons ......                                    51945
        exceeding 4500 tons but not exceeding 6000 tons ......                                    58730
        exceeding 6000 tons but not exceeding 7000 tons ......                                    65505
        exceeding 7000 tons but not exceeding 8000 tons ......                                    72295
        exceeding 8000 tons but not exceeding 9000 tons ......                                    79050
        exceeding 9000 tons but not exceeding 10000 tons .....                                    85825
        exceeding 10000 tons but not exceeding 11000 tons ...                                     90335
        exceeding 11000 tons but not exceeding 12000 tons ...                                     94865
        exceeding 12000 tons but not exceeding 13000 tons ...                                     99385
        exceeding 13000 tons but not exceeding 14000 tons ...                                    103885
        exceeding 14000 tons but not exceeding 15000 tons ...                                    108395
        exceeding 15000 tons but not exceeding 16000 tons ...                                    112915
        exceeding 16000 tons but not exceeding 17000 tons ...                                    117450
        exceeding 17000 tons but not exceeding 18000 tons ...                                    121960
        exceeding 18000 tons but not exceeding 19000 tons ...                                    126480
        exceeding 19000 tons but not exceeding 20000 tons ...                                    130980
        exceeding 20000 tons but not exceeding 21000 tons ...                                    135490
        exceeding 21000 tons but not exceeding 22000 tons ...                                    140030
        exceeding 22000 tons but not exceeding 23000 tons ...                                    144540
        exceeding 23000 tons but not exceeding 24000 tons ...                                    149050
        exceeding 24000 tons but not exceeding 25000 tons ...                                    153575
        exceeding 25000 tons but not exceeding 27500 tons ...                                    158070
        exceeding 27500 tons but not exceeding 30000 tons ...                                    162605
        exceeding 30000 tons but not exceeding 32500 tons ...                                    167125
        exceeding 32500 tons but not exceeding 35000 tons ...                                    171635
        exceeding 35000 tons but not exceeding 40000 tons ...                                    185200
        exceeding 40000 tons but not exceeding 45000 tons ...                                    198730
        exceeding 45000 tons but not exceeding 50000 tons ...                                    214525
        exceeding 50000 tons but not exceeding 55000 tons ...                                    230355
        exceeding 55000 tons but not exceeding 60000 tons ...                                    247280
        exceeding 60000 tons ..............................................                      264220

         Note:    The measurement referred to in this item includes-
                  (a) first measurement of a ship registered in Hong Kong;
                  (b) measurement of a ship registered in Hong Kong previously measured before 1 March 1968,
                        where measurement of underdeck tonnage is necessary;
                  (c) measurement of a ship other than a ship registered in Hong Kong;
                  (d) measurement or re-measurement involving underdeck tonnage.
  2.     For measurement of gross and register tonnage in accordance with paragraph
         2(3) of Part I of Schedule 5 to the
         Regulations ......................................................               1/2 of the appropriate fee
                                                                                          in item 1 of this Part.
         Note: The measurement referred to in this item includes-
                  (a) first measurement of a ship registered in Hong Kong;
                  (b) first measurement of a ship other than a ship registered in Hong Kong.
  3.     For measurement of tonnage in accordance with paragraph 12 of Part III of
         Schedule 5 to the Regulations-
         (a) In the case of a ship the gross and register tonnage of which has
               previously been ascertained in accordance with paragraph 2(2) of Part I of
               Schedule 5 to the Regulations ..............................
                                                                                          1/2 of the appropriate fee


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                                                                                             in item 1 of this Part.
          (b)     In other cases .....................................................       the appropriate fee in item
                                                                                             1 of this Part.
         Note:    The measurement referred to in this item includes-
                  (a) first measurement of a ship registered in Hong Kong;
                  (b) measurement under the Regulations of a ship registered in Hong Kong previously measured
                       before 1 March 1968, where measurement of underdeck tonnage is necessary;
                  (c) measurement of a ship other than a ship registered in Hong Kong;
                  (d) measurement or re-measurement involving underdeck tonnage.
  4.      For measurement of tonnage in accordance with paragraph 13 of Part III of
          Schedule 5 to the Regulations-
          (a) In the case of a ship the gross and register tonnage of which has
               previously been ascertained in accordance with paragraph 2(2) of Part I of
               Schedule 5 to the Regulations ..............................
                                                                                          1/2 of the appropriate fee
                                                                                          in item 1 of this Part.
          (b) In the case of a ship the gross and register tonnage of which has not
               previously been ascertained in accordance with paragraph 2(2) of Part I of
               Schedule 5 to the Regulations, not being a case to which sub-item (c)
               applies ...................................
                                                                                          the appropriate fee in item
                                                                                          1 of this Part plus 1/2.

          (c)      In the case of a ship the gross and register tonnage of which has
                   previously been ascertained in accordance with paragraph 12 of Part III
                   of Schedule 5 to the Regulations ..                                       1 1/2 times the appropriate
                                                                                             fee in item 1 of this Part
                                                                                             less the fee in item 3(b) of
                                                                                             this Part.
          Note:         The measurement referred to in this item includes-
                        (a) first measurement of a ship registered in Hong Kong;
                        (b) measurement under the Regulations of a ship registered in Hong Kong previously measured
                             before 1 March 1968, where measurement of underdeck tonnage is necessary;
                        (c) measurement of a ship other than a ship registered in Hong Kong;
                        (d) measurement or re-measurement of underdeck tonnage.

  5.      For re-measurement of a ship measured before 1 March 1968 not involving re-
          measurement of underdeck tonnage-
          (a)    Re-measurement of gross and register tonnage in accordance with
                 paragraph 2(2) of Part I of Schedule 5 to the Regulations of a single
                 deck ship ...............................                                 the appropriate fee in sub-
                                                                                           item(b).
          (b)    Re-measurement of tonnage in accordance with paragraph 12 of Part III
                 of Schedule 5 to the Regulations; or re-measurement of gross and
                 register tonnage in accordance with paragraph 2(2) of Part I of Schedule
                 5 to the Regulations; or re-measurement of tonnage in accordance with
                 paragraph 13 of Part III of Schedule 5 to the Regulations where
                 measurement of space between the upper deck and the second deck is
                 not necessary; where re-measurement of one or more of the following is
                 involved-
                (i) space on or above the upper deck;
                (ii) propelling machinery space below the upper deck;
                (iii) space described in paragraph 4(1)(e) of Part II of Schedule 5 to the
                      Regulations;
                (iv) space described in paragraph 10(a) to (i) of Part II of Schedule 5 to


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                     the Regulations;
                (v) space in a double bottom for water ballast; and
                (vi) space in water ballast tanks:
                The fee in respect of each category of space so re-measured-
                (A) Ships not exceeding 50 tons ..................................                       1080
                (B) Ships exceeding 50 tons but not exceeding 100 tons                                   1940
                (C) For each additional 100 tons, or part of 100 tons, exceeding 100
                       tons ..............................................                                245
                Maximum fee for each category ..................................                         9835
          (c)    Re-measurement of gross and register tonnage in accordance with
                 paragraph 2(2) of Part I of Schedule 5 to the Regulations;
                 or
                 Re-measurement of tonnage in accordance with paragraph 13 of Part III
                 of Schedule 5 to the Regulations where measurement of space between          1/2 of the appropriate fee
                 the upper deck and the second deck is                                        in item 1 of this Part.
                 necessary ................................................
  6.      For re-measurements due to alterations under Parts III, IV, V and VI of the
          Regulations-

          (a)    For re-measurement of tonnage in any case in which, in consequence of
                 alterations to the ship, re-measurement of the ship's underdeck is
                 required ......................................                              the appropriate fee in item
                                                                                              1, 3 or 4 of this Part.
          (b)    For re-measurement of tonnage in any case in which, in consequence of
                 alterations to the ship, re-measurement of the space between the second
                 deck and the upper deck is required, not being a case to which sub-item
                 (a) applies ....                                                             1/2 of the appropriate fee
                                                                                              in item 1, 3 or 4 of this
                                                                                              Part.
          (c)    Except in a case for which a fee is payable as above for measurement or
                 re-measurement done at the same time, for re-measurement of tonnage
                 due solely to an alteration or alteration of space comprised in one of the
                 following categories of space-
                (i)    spaces on or above the upper deck;
                (ii) propelling machinery space below the upper deck;
                (iii) space described in paragraph 4(1)(e) of Part II of Schedule 5 to the
                       Regulations;
                (iv) space described in paragraph 10(a) to (i) of Part II of Schedule 5 to
                       the Regulations;
                (v)    space in a double bottom tank for water ballast; and
                (vi) space in water ballast tanks:
                The fee in respect of each category of space so remeasured-
                (A) Ships not exceeding 50 tons .....................................                    1080
                (B) Ships exceeding 50 tons but not exceeding 100 tons ...                               1940
                (C) For each additional 100 tons or part of 100 tons exceeding 100
                       tons .................................................                             245
                Maximum fee for each category .......................................                    9835

  7.      For re-measurements of tonnage of ships under Part II of the Regulations-
          (a)    Where the ship has not previously been measured under Part II of the
                 Regulations ...............................................                  the appropriate fee in item
                                                                                              1 of this Part.
          (b)    Where the ship has previously been measured under Part II of the
                 Regulations ......................................................           a fee determined by the
                                                                                              time involved, charged at


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                                                                                                      the hourly rate.

  8.      For inspection made necessary by minor alterations (rig, engines, etc.) where
          no re-measurement is involved .................                                             a fee determined by the
                                                                                                      time involved, charged at
                                                                                                      the hourly rate.

  9.      For a copy of a Hong Kong Tonnage Certificate ......................                                    465

  10.     In special cases, for the supply of details of Hong Kong tonnage calculations to
          an owner-
          Per page ............................................................................... 51 subject to a minimum
                                                                                                   fee of $510.

  11.     For measurement of Hong Kong tonnage of a pleasure yacht under 13.7 m (45
          ft.) in overall length in accordance with paragraph 16 of Part IV of Schedule 5
          to the Regulations-
          (a)     Measurement or re-measurement in Hong Kong ...............                                     3205

          (b)    Measurement or re-measurement outside Hong Kong .......
          (c)    Verification in Hong Kong of changes of the particulars recorded on the
                 certificate of registry, not involving re-
                 measurement ............................................................
                                                                                                      }        a fee determined
          (d)    Verification outside Hong Kong of changes in the particulars recorded                         by the time
                 on the certificate of registry, not involving re-                                             involved,
                 measurement ..............................................                                    charged at the
                                                                                                               hourly rate.
                                                                                                      }
                          Measurement for Suez and Panama Tonnage

  12.     For the first measurement or re-measurement including underdeck of a ship
          when the Hong Kong tonnage figures are available-
          (a)    For a Suez Canal or a Panama Canal certificate ...............                       2/5 of the appropriate fee
                                                                                                      shown in item 1 of this
                                                                                                      Part.
          (b)    For a Suez Canal and a Panama Canal certificate if the measurements or
                 re-measurements are made at the same
                 time ............................................................................. 3/5 of the appropriate fee
                                                                                                    shown in item 1 of this
                                                                                                    Part based on the higher
                                                                                                    Canal gross tonnage.

  13.     For the first measurement or re-measurement including underdeck of a ship
          where the Hong Kong tonnage figures are not available-
          (a)    For a Suez Canal or a Panama Canal certificate ...............                       the fee shown in item 1 of
                                                                                                      this Part based on the
                                                                                                      Canal gross tonnage.
          (b)    For a Suez Canal or a Panama Canal certificate if the measurements or
                 re-measurements are made at the same
                 time .............................................................................   the fee shown in item 1 of
                                                                                                      this Part based on the
                                                                                                      higher Canal gross tonnage
                                                                                                      plus 2/5.


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  14.     For re-measurement not involving underdeck tonnage and for the issue of an
          amended certificate or certificates-
          For one or more of the following re-measurements for a Suez Canal or a
          Panama Canal certificate-
          (i) alterations on or above the upper deck;
          (ii) alterations in the propelling power spaces;
          (iii) alterations to light and air spaces and the propelling power spaces;
          (iv) alterations to crew accommodation and navigational spaces;
          (v) alterations to water ballast spaces:
          The fee in respect of each category of space so re-measured-
          (A) Ships not exceeding 50 tons .........................................                              1080
          (B) Ships exceeding 50 tons but not exceeding 100 tons .......                                         1940
          (C) Ships exceeding 100 tons .............................................                  1940 plus $245 for each
                                                                                                      100 tons or part thereof by
                                                                                                      which the ship exceeds 100
                                                                                                      tons.
          Maximum fee for each category above ...............................                                    9835

  15.     For a copy of Suez Canal or Panama Canal tonnage certificate                                          2060

  16.     In special cases, for the supply of details of Suez or Panama Canal tonnage
          calculations to an owner-
          Per page ...............................................................................    51 subject to a minimum
                                                                                                      fee of $510.

  17.     For the inspection of any of the following official markings of a ship registered
          in Hong Kong when the inspection is not carried out at the same time as the
          tonnage measurement or survey for registry-
          (a)    Markings under section 18 of the Ordinance-
                 (i) The name of a ship registered in Hong Kong or port of registry of
                      such a ship, including lifeboats and lifebuoys carried as part of the
                      ship's equipment                                                                }
                                                                                                   a fee determined
                                                                                                   by the time
                 (ii) The scale denoting the draught of water                                      involved,
          (b)    Marking required by the Regulations including the tonnage mark
                                                                                                      }
                                                                                                   charged at the
                                                                                                   hourly rate.
          Note:     The fee prescribed in this item does not include the amendment of any certificate or document, or
                    amendment to the register or certificate of registry.

  18.     For service carried out at a port outside Hong Kong by a specially appointed
          surveyor, other than a Government surveyor, under the guidance of the
          Shipping Division, Hong                                                          a fee determined by the
                                                                                           time involved, charged at
          Kong ....................................................................................
                                                                                           the hourly rate. (The fee is
                                                                                           in addition to the fee
                                                                                           payable for the service to
                                                                                           the specially appointed
                                                                                           surveyor or his employer.)
                            (L.N. 250 of 1992; L.N. 336 of 1993; L.N. 440 of 1993; L.N. 337 of 1994; L.N. 274 of 1995)



                                                               PART 3

                                               ANNUAL TONNAGE CHARGE


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  Item                                        Particular                                          Charge
                                                                                                    $
   1.    Annual tonnage charge in respect of a registered ship other than a provisionally
         registered ship as follows-
         (a) for a ship not exceeding 1000 net registered tons ....                                 1500
         (b) for a ship exceeding 1000 net registered tons-
               for the first 1000 net registered tons ......................                        1500
                                                  and
               for each additional net registered ton or part thereof-
                     over 1000 up to 15000 net registered tons .......                              3.50
                                                  and
                     over 15000 net registered tons ........................                        3.00
               subject to a maximum charge of $77500. (L.N. 90 of 1999 and 44 of 1999
               s. 42; L.N. 101 of 2009)
   2.    (Repealed L.N. 200 of 2005)
   3.    Annual tonnage charge in respect of a ship changing from provisional to full
         registration .......................                                             the amount payable under
                                                                                          item 1.




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