Operational cost of the Scheme is met through cess imposed on dry Bulk cargo handled at the Karachi Port, Present rates of cess are :
(i) General Cargo…Rs.48/- per metric ton.
(ii) Containerized Cargo…Rs.800/- per TEU.
The cess is contributed by 03 beneficiaries of the scheme namely Ship Agents 52%, Stevedores 18% and KPT 30%.
Keeping in pace with KPT in minimizing port cost KDLB in its meeting held on 04th November, 2010 decided to reduce its Cess rate by 20% Cost.