Douro Inland Waterway: new Tariff Policy come into force on August 1
New Tariff Policy will be evaluated annually in order to promote a culture of transparency and objectivity
The new Tariff Policy for the Douro Inland Waterway come into force on August 1 and it will be gradually applied over the next four years based on the user-payer principle. The new Tariff Policy also includes an Inland Usage Tariff, which will come in force on january 1 next year and a Berthing Tariff.
Portuguese navy vessels and foreign naval vessels on official visits, vessels from Douro Captaincy, hospital ships and also all ships sailing for debarking castaways or injured passengers are exempt from the payment of these tariffs.