The Port Authority has announced a 1.3% decrease in towage tariff in Port of Gladstone, excluding LNG towage. Updated towage tariff and LNG towage charges, and also the rates for special towage services were effective from 1st July 2018.
Port requirements are 4 tugs on all LNG vessels berthing and sailing. In regards to the latest LNG towage rates:
APLNG – 9.42 % reduction;
GLNG – 7.44 % reduction;
QCLNG – 5.33 % reduction.
The LNG Standby rates, however, have increased from $530 P/H to $539 P/H, up 1.7%.