Harbour authorities to charge ship levies, Merchant Shipping Law exemption: decision letter

Decision on a request from harbour authorities for exemption to section 24 of Merchant Shipping law allowing the charging of ship levies.


Consent letter – under section 24 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1853

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This letter gives consent to the mortgaging or charging of dues on ships under section 24 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1853. The letter concerns the harbour authorities of:

  • Birkenhead Port Limited
  • Heysham Port Limited
  • The Manchester Ship Canal Company Limited
  • The Mersey Docks and Harbour Company Limited
  • Port of Sheerness Limited
Published 29 October 2012