CHAPTER-89

SHIPS, BOATS AND FLOATING STRUCTURES

Notes:

1. A hull, an unfinished or incomplete vessel, assembled, unassembled, or disassembled, or a complete vessel unassembled or disassembled, is to be classified in heading 8906 if it does not have the essential character of a vessel of a particular kind.

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Exim Code

Item Description

Policy

Policy Conditions

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8901

CRUISE SHIPS, EXCURSION BOATS, FERRY-BOATS, CARGO SHIPS, BARGES AND SIMILAR VESSELS FOR THE TRANSPORT OF PERSONS OR GOODS

8901 10

Cruise ships, excursion boats and similar vessels principally designed for the transport of persons; ferry-boats or all kinds :

 

 

8901 10 10

Ships

 Free

 

8901 10 20

Launches

 Free

 

8901 10 30

Boats

 Free

 

8901 10 40

Barges

 Free

 

8901 10 90

Other

 Free

 

8901 20 00

Tankers

 Free

 

8901 30 00

Refrigerated vessels, other than those of sub heading

 Free

 

8901 90 00

Other vessels for transport of goods and other vessels for the transport of both persons and goods

 Free

 

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8902

FISHING VESSELS; FACTORY SHIPS AND OTHER VESSELS FOR PROCESSING OR PRESERVING FISHERY PRODUCTS

8902 00

Fishing vessles; factory ships and other vessels for processing or preserving fishery products

 

 

8902 00 10

Trawlers and other fishing vessels

 Free

 Import subject to approval or guidelines issued by Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying.

8902 00 90

Other

 Free

 Import subject to approval or guidelines issued by Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying.

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8903

YACHTS AND OTHER VESSELS FOR PLEASURE OR SPORTS; ROWING BOATS AND CANOES

8903 10 00

Inflatable
Other :

 Free

 

8903 91 00

Sail boats, with or without auxiliary motor

 Free

 

8903 92 00

Motorboats, other than outboard motor boats

 Free

 

8903 99

Other:

 

 

8903 99 10

Canoes

 Free

 

8903 99 90

Other

 Free

 

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8904

TUGS AND PUSHER CRAFT.

8904 00 00

TUGS AND PUSHER CRAFT.

 Free

 

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8905

LIGHT-VESSELS, FIRE-FLOATS, DREDGERS, FLOATING CRANES, AND OTHER VESSELS THE NAVIGABILITY OF WHICH IS SUBSIDIARY TO THEIR MAIN FUNCTION; FLOATING DOCKS; FLOATING OR SUBMERSIBLE DRILLING OR PRODUCTION PLATFORMS

8905 10 00

Dredgers

 Free

 

8905 20 00

Floating or submersible drilling or production platforms

 Free

 

8905 90

Other :

 

 

8905 90 10

Floating docks

 Free

 

8905 90 90

Other

 Free

 

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8906

OTHER VESSELS, INCLUDING WARSHIPS AND LIFEBOATS OTHER THAN ROWING BOATS

8906 10 00

Warships

 Restricted

 

8906 90 00

Other

 Free

 

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8907

OTHER FLOATING STRUCTURES ( FOR EXAMPLE, RAFTS, TANKS, COFFER-DAMS, LANDING-STAGES, BUOYS AND BEACONS)

8907 10 00

Inflatable rafts

 Free

 

8907 90 00

Other

 Free

 

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8908

VESSELS AND OTHER FLOATING STRUCTURES FOR BREAKING UP

8908 00 00

VESSELS AND OTHER FLOATING STRUCTURES FOR BREAKING UP

 Free

 

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Import Licensing Notes

(1) Import of ships, vessels, boats and other coastal water transport craft may be made without a licence on the basis of approval or guidelines issued by the Ministry of Surface Transport, Government of India. Import of Trawlers may be made without a licence on the basis of approval or guidelines issued by Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Government of India. Old ships, vessels etc., for the purpose of breaking, are freely importable.

i. Any item required for the specific purpose or use in connection with ship building, and the import of which has been shown as restricted in the ITC (HS) Classifications of Export and Import items may be imported without an import licence by the industrial undertakings engaged in ship building, subject to actual user condition.

ii. Any item required for the specific purpose or use in connection with ship repairing and the import of which has been shown as restricted in the ITC(HS) Classifications of Export and Import items, may be imported without any import licence by ship repairing units, duly registered with the Director General (Shipping),Mumbai (working in customs bonded premises), subject to actual user condition and also subject to such conditions as may be notified by the Deptt. of Revenue from time to time in this regard.

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