Mumbai, Mar 30 (PTI) A ship agents association today claimed that Mumbai Port Trust has agreed to examine ship agent fraternity’s request that MAFI trailers be treated on par with transshipment, and charges be levied with additional free days as per customs classification. Also Read - City better off on last day of national strike

At present, such cargo is entitled to seven free days without any wharfage for all ship agents. However, Mumbai Port is providing for only three free days without charges, and also levies wharfage. Also Read - Mumbai to Get Two New Cruises Along Its Coastline Soon

“The requests will be examined and taken up appropriately at board level, if necessary,” Mumbai Port Trust Traffic Manager A K Bose was quoted in a statement issued by Mumbai and Nhava-Sheva Ship-Agents Association. Also Read - ONGC ordered to pay Rs 242 cr to Mumbai Port Trust

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