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Shipping: Light Dues

Volume 712: debated on Monday 20 July 2009

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To ask Her Majesty's Government which port authorities Raven Trading Ltd consulted during their investigation the impact of light dues increases. [HL5137]

As stated in the report, the study drew on published port tariff data from the ports of Milford Haven, Felixstowe and Dublin.

In addition, the reports drew data from direct contacts with the industry—shipping companies, terminal operators and service providers, augmented by materials from websites such as Clarkson's for the vessel size details and of the relevant port authorities.