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HSN Code and GST Rate for Ships, Boats and Floating Structures

HSN Code and GST Rate for Ships, Boats and Floating Structures

In this article, we look at the HSN code and GST rate for ships, boats and floating structures. Chapter 89 of the HSN Code details on the GST rate for ships, boats and floating structures. 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.

HSN Code HSN Code Description Policy Policy Conditions GST Rate in Percentage
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 of all kinds:
8901 10 10 Ships Free 5
8901 10 20 Launches Free 5
8901 10 30 Boats Free 5
8901 10 40 Barges Free 5
8901 10 90 Other Free 5
8901 20 00 Tankers Free 5
8901 30 00 Refrigerated vessels, other than those of Subheading 8901 20 Free 5
8901 90 00 Other vessels for the transport of goods and other vessels for the transport of both persons and goods Free 5
8902 FISHING VESSELS; FACTORY SHIPS AND OTHER VESSELS FOR PROCESSING OR PRESERVING FISHERY PRODUCTS
8902 00 Fishing vessels; 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, Dairying & Fisheries 5
8902 00 90 Other Free Import subject to approval or guidelines as issued by Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries 5

8903

YACHTS AND OTHER VESSELS FOR PLEASURE OR SPORTS; ROWING BOATS AND CANOES
8903 10 00 Inflatable Free 28
Other :
8903 91 00 Sailboats, with or without auxiliary motor Free 28
8903 92 00 Motorboats, other than outboard motorboats Free 28
8903 99 Other:
8903 99 10 Canoes Free 28
8903 99 90 Other Free 28
8904 00 00 Tugs and Pusher craft Free 5
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 5
8905 20 00 Floating or submersible drilling or production platforms Free 5
8905 90 Other:
8905 90 10 Floating docks Free 5
8905 90 90 Other Free 5
8906 OTHER VESSELS, INCLUDING WARSHIPS AND LIFEBOATS OTHER
THAN ROWING BOATS
8906 10 00 Warships Restricted 5
8906 90 00 Other Free 5
8907 OTHER FLOATING STRUCTURES (FOR EXAMPLE, RAFTS, TANKS, COFFER- DAMS, LANDING-STAGES, BUOYS AND BEACONS)
8907 10 00 Inflatable rafts Free 5
8907 90 00 Other Free 5
8908 00 00 Vessels and other floating structures for breaking up Free 18

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Import Policies for Ships and Boats

The following policies are applicable for import of ships, boats and floating structures.

  • 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.
  • Any item required for the specific purpose or use in connection with shipbuilding 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 shipbuilding, subject to actual user condition.
  • 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 an 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 Department of Revenue from time to time in this regard.

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