Oil Spill Response and Anti-Pollution Services

The charges for oil spill response and anti-pollution services provided by the Authority are as follows:

(a) for the deployment of anti-pollution vessel as follows:

Where vessel is deployed for 8 hours or less in a calendar day, charges per hour or part of an hour starting at the time the vessel is activated to the time it is instructed to be deactivated Where vessel is deployed for more than 8 hours in a calendar day, charges for that calendar day Charges per calendar day or part of a calendar day, for the period that the vessel is —
(i) on standby at a forward storage area or base;
(ii) in transit;
or
(iii) in the process of demobilisation
(i) a launch $235.40
(inclusive of GST of $15.40)
$1,883.20
(inclusive of GST of $123.20)
$1,412.40
(inclusive of GST of $92.40)
(ii) a workboat or hydrographic craft used as a command craft $588.50
(inclusive of GST of $38.50)
$4,708
(inclusive of GST of $308)
(A) $2,354
(inclusive of GST of $154) (if unmanned)

(B) $3,531
(inclusive of GST of $231) (if manned)
(ii) a garbage collection craft used as an anti-oil pollution craft $278.20
(inclusive of GST of $18.20)
$2,225.60
(inclusive of GST of $145.60)
$1,669.20
(inclusive of GST of $109.20)

(b) for use of oil spill response equipment as follows:

Charges per calendar day or part of a calendar day Charges per calendar day or part of a calendar day, for the period that the equipment is — (i) on standby at a forward storage area or base; or (ii) in transit
(i) 45-tonne/hour oil skimmer $1,712
(inclusive of GST of $112)
$856
(inclusive of GST of $56)
(ii) 30-tonne/hour vacuum skimmer $695.50
(inclusive of GST of $45.50)
$347.75
(inclusive of GST of $22.75)
(iii) 12-metre dispersant spray system $321
(inclusive of GST of $21)
$160.50
(inclusive of GST of $10.50)

(c) for any other oil spill response or anti-pollution service not mentioned in sub-paragraph (a) or (b), such costs actually incurred by the Authority to provide the oil spill response or anti-pollution service;

(d) in addition to the charges in sub-paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) —

  • charges for the demobilisation of a deployed vessel, including charges for cleaning the demobilised vessel, at the cost actually incurred by the Authority;
  • charges for hiring a replacement vessel for the duration of demobilisation of a deployed vessel at the cost actually incurred by the Authority;
  • charges for fuel, water and lubricants consumed at the cost actually incurred by the Authority;
  • manpower charges, as may be determined by the Authority, of between $42.80 (inclusive of GST of $2.80) to $321 (inclusive of GST of $21) per hour or part thereof, according to the seniority of the officer deployed;
  • dispersants to be charged at cost, with additional charges for the storage and handling thereof;
  • an administrative charge at 10% of the total charges payable to the Authority, for total charges up to $1.07 million (inclusive of GST), or 6% of the total charges payable to the Authority, for total charges exceeding $1.07 million (inclusive of GST).