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Port Estimates
Vancouver
Vancouver Port Estimates
Grain

The listed port estimates are given in good faith, to the best of our knowledge and for general reference only. It is incumbent upon any party to approach us with specific details on a given shipment for most accurate information. Tug / towage charges are subject to fluctuation based on fuel prices.

Port ->
Commodity ->
Vancouver
Grain
Size of Ship ->
Cargo Quantity ->
Pilotage
Tugs
Lines
Berthage
Harbour dues
Marine fee
Dept of agriculture
Chamber of Shipping
ISPS Fee
Launch service
Pre-loading Survey
Agency fee
Customs
Agency auto
Communications
Total : Canadian Dollars
38,000 DWT
36,000 MT
$           12,580
                 13,090
                 4,240
                 11,980
                 2,330
                 1,320
                       40
                   300
                     350
                 3,000
                4,100
                 5,450
                     850
                     720
                     500
$           60,855
58,000 DWT
50,000 MT
$           13,680
                 13,090
                 4,240
                 16,420
               3,170
               1,560
                       40
                   300
                     350
                 3,000
                 4,100
                 5,450
                     850
                 900
                     500
$           67,650
76,000 DWT
68,000 MT
$           15,690
                 13,090
                 4,240
                 29,160
                 3,970
                 1,800
                       40
                     300
                     350
                 3,000
                  4,100
                 5,670
                     850
                1,260
                     500
$         84,020
Port -> Vancouver
Commodity -> Grain
Size of Ship -> 38,000 DWT 58,000 DWT 76,000 DWT
Cargo Quantity -> 36,000 MT 50,000 MT 68,000 MT
Pilotage $           12,580 $           13,680 $           15,690
Tugs 13,090 13,090 13,090
Lines 4,240 4,240 4,240
Berthage 11,980 16,420 29,160
Harbour dues 2,330 3,170 3,970
Marine fee 1,320 1,560 1,800
Dept of agriculture 40 40 40
Chamber of Shipping 300 300 300
ISPS Fee 350 350 350
Launch service 3,000 3,000 3,000
Pre-loading Survey 4,100 4,100 4,100
Agency fee 5,450 5,450 5,670
Customs 850 850 850
Agency auto 720 900 1,260
Communications 500 500 500
Total : Canadian Dollars $          60,855 $           67,650 $          84,020
Port -> Vancouver
Commodity -> Grain
Size of Ship -> 38,000 DWT
Cargo Quantity -> 36,000 MT
Pilotage $           12,580
Tugs                  13,090
Lines                  4,240
Berthage                  11,980
Harbour dues                  2,330
Marine fee                  1,320
Dept of agriculture                        40
Chamber of Shipping                      300
ISPS Fee                      350
Launch service                  3,000
Pre-loading Survey                  4,100
Agency fee                  5,450
Customs                      850
Agency auto                      720
Communications                      500
Total : Canadian Dollars $          60,855
Size of Ship -> 58,000 DWT
Cargo Quantity -> 50,000 MT
Pilotage $          13,680
Tugs                  13,090
Lines                  4,240
Berthage                  16,420
Harbour dues                 3,170
Marine fee                  1,560
Dept of agriculture                        40
Chamber of Shipping                      300
ISPS Fee                      350
Launch service                  3,000
Pre-loading Survey                  4,100
Agency fee                  5,450
Customs                      850
Agency auto                      900
Communications                      500
Total : Canadian Dollars $          67,650
Size of Ship -> 76,000 DWT
Cargo Quantity -> 68,000 MT
Pilotage $           15,690
Tugs                  13,090
Lines                  4,240
Berthage                  29,160
Harbour dues                3,970
Marine fee                 1,800
Dept of agriculture                        40
Chamber of Shipping                      300
ISPS Fee                      350
Launch service                  3,000
Pre-loading Survey                  4,100
Agency fee                  5,670
Customs                      850
Agency auto                     1,260
Communications                      500
Total : Canadian Dollars $           84,020

Please Note

  1. This estimate is based on the vessel arriving at a Vancouver area anchorage and a 1 berth load. In case any additional berths are used, additional shifting expenses will apply, ranging from CDN $22,000 to $26,000.
  2. Additional charges would apply if no Vancouver area anchorage is available.
  3. Agency fees quoted above are as per BC Chamber of Shipping suggested tariff and are subject to mutual agreement.