WSR 02-12-008

PERMANENT RULES

BOARD OF

PILOTAGE COMMISSIONERS

[ Filed May 23, 2002, 12:36 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: May 9, 2002.

Purpose: To establish a Puget Sound pilotage district annual tariff for pilotage services.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 363-116-300.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 88.16.035.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 02-08-053 on April 1, 2002.

Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: The proposed version reflected an increase of 15.24%. The adopted version reflects an increase of 13.19%. Therefore the adopted rule reflects an increase 2.05% less than was proposed in all tariff categories except transportation.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Effective Date of Rule: July 1, 2002.

May 22, 2002

Peggy Larson

Administrator

OTS-5582.3


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 01-18-050, filed 8/30/01, effective 9/30/01)

WAC 363-116-300   Pilotage rates for the Puget Sound pilotage district.   Effective 0001 hours July 1, 2002, through 2400 hours June 30, ((2002)) 2003.


CLASSIFICATION
RATE
Ship length overall (LOA)
Charges: per LOA rate schedule in this section
Boarding fee: (($36.00)) $41.00
Per each boarding/deboarding at the Port Angeles pilot station.
Harbor shift - Live ship (Seattle Port) LOA Zone I
Harbor shift - Live ship (other than Seattle Port) LOA Zone I
Harbor shift Dead ship Double LOA

Zone I

Dead ship towing charge: Double LOA
LOA of tug + LOA of tow + beam of tow Zone
Any tow exceeding seven hours, two pilots are mandatory. Harbor shifts shall constitute and be limited to those services in moving vessels from dock to dock, from anchorage to dock, from dock to anchorage, or from anchorage to anchorage in the same port after all other applicable tariff charges for pilotage services have been recognized as payable.

Waterway and bridge charges:

Ships up to 90' beam:

A charge of (($191.00)) $216.00 shall be in addition to bridge fees for any vessel movements both inbound and outbound required to transit south of Spokane Street in Seattle, south of Eleventh Street in any of the Tacoma waterways, in Port Gamble, or in the Snohomish River. Any vessel movements required to transit through bridges shall have an additional charge of (($91.00)) $103.00 per bridge.

Ships 90' beam and/or over:

A charge of (($258.00)) $292.00 shall be in addition to bridge fees for any vessel movements both inbound and outbound required to transit south of Spokane Street in Seattle and south of Eleventh Street in any of the Tacoma waterways. Any vessel movements required to transit through bridges shall have an additional charge of (($181.00)) $205.00 per bridge.

(The above charges shall not apply to transit of vessels

from Shilshole Bay to the limits of Lake Washington.)

Two or three pilots required:

In a case where two or three pilots are employed for a single vessel waterway or bridge transit, the second and/or third pilot charge shall include the bridge and waterway charge in addition to the harbor shift rate.

Compass adjustment (($257.00)) $291.00
Radio direction finder calibration (($257.00)) $291.00
Launching vessels (($387.00)) $438.00
Trial trips, 6 hours or less (Minimum (($726.00)) $822.00) (($121.00)) $137.00

per hr.

Trial trips, over 6 hours (two pilots) (($241.00)) $274.00

per hr.

Shilshole Bay Salmon Bay (($151.00)) $171.00
Salmon Bay Lake Union (($118.00)) $134.00
Lake Union Lake Washington (plus LOA zone from Webster Point) (($151.00)) $171.00
Cancellation charge LOA Zone I
Cancellation charge -- Port Angeles (when a pilot is ordered and vessel proceeds to a port outside the Puget Sound pilotage district without stopping for pilot or when a pilot order is cancelled less than twelve hours prior to the original ETA.)

LOA Zone II

Docking delay after anchoring: (($121.00)) $137.00

per hr.

Applicable harbor shift rate to apply, plus (($121.00)) $137.00 per hour standby. No charge if delay is 60 minutes or less. If the delay is more than 60 minutes, charge is (($121.00)) $137.00 for every hour or fraction thereof.


Sailing delay: (($121.00)) $137.00

per hour

No charge if delay is 60 minutes or less. If the delay is more than 60 minutes, charge is (($121.00)) $137.00 for every hour or fraction thereof. The assessment of the standby fee shall not exceed a period of twelve hours in any twenty-four hour period.

Slowdown: (($121.00)) $137.00

per hour

When a vessel chooses not to maintain its normal speed capabilities for reasons determined by the vessel and not the pilot, and when the difference in arrival time is one hour, or greater, from the predicted arrival time had the vessel maintained its normal speed capabilities, a charge of (($121.00)) $137.00 per hour, and each fraction thereof, will be assessed for the resultant difference in arrival time.

Tonnage charges:
0 to 20,000 gross tons:

Additional charge to LOA zone mileage of (($0.0061)) $0.0069 a gross ton for all gross tonnage up to 20,000 gross tons.

20,000 to 50,000 gross tons:

Additional charge to LOA zone mileage of (($0.0624)) $0.0706 a gross ton for all gross tonnage in excess of 20,000 gross tons up to 50,000 gross tons.

50,000 gross tons and up:

In excess of 50,000 gross tons, the charge shall be (($0.0747)) $0.0846 per gross ton.

For vessels where a certificate of international gross tonnage is required, the appropriate international gross tonnage shall apply.

Delayed arrival-Port Angeles: (($121.00)) $137.00

per hour

When a pilot is ordered for an arriving inbound vessel at Port Angeles and the vessel does not arrive within two hours of its ETA, or its ETA is amended less than six hours prior to the original ETA, a charge of (($121.00)) $137.00 for each hour delay, or fraction thereof, shall be assessed in addition to all other appropriate charges.

When a pilot is ordered for an arriving inbound vessel at Port Angeles and the ETA is delayed to six hours or more beyond the original ETA, a cancellation charge shall be assessed, in addition to all other appropriate charges, if the ETA was not amended at least twelve hours prior to the original ETA.

Transportation to vessels on Puget Sound:

March Point or Anacortes $ 144.00
Bangor 84.00
Bellingham 158.00
Bremerton 44.00
Cherry Point 175.00
Dupont 85.00
Edmonds 27.00
Everett 52.00
Ferndale 173.00
Manchester 66.00
Mukilteo 52.00
Olympia 108.00
Point Wells 27.00
Port Gamble 77.00
Port Townsend (Indian Island) 109.00
Seattle 15.00
Semiahmoo (Blaine) 196.00
Tacoma 56.00
Tacoma Smelter 66.00
Winslow 42.00

(a) Intraharbor transportation for the Port Angeles port area -transportation between Port Angeles pilot station and Port Angeles harbor docks - $15.00.

(b) Interport shifts: Transportation paid to and from both points.

(c) Intraharbor shifts: Transportation to be paid both ways. If intraharbor shift is cancelled on or before scheduled reporting time, transportation paid one way only.

(d) Cancellation: Transportation both ways unless notice of cancellation is received prior to scheduled reporting time in which case transportation need only be paid one way.

(e) Any new facilities or other seldom used terminals, not covered above, shall be based on mileage x $1.80 per mile. Delinquent payment charge: 1 1/2% per month after 45 days from first billing.

Delinquent payment charge: 1 1/2% per month after 45 days from first billing.

Nonuse of pilots: Ships taking and discharging pilots without using their services through all Puget Sound and adjacent inland waters shall pay full pilotage fees on the LOA zone mileage basis from Port Angeles to destination, from place of departure to Port Angeles, or for entire distance between two ports on Puget Sound and adjacent inland waters.

LOA rate schedule

The following rate schedule is based upon distances furnished by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, computed to the nearest half-mile and includes retirement fund contributions.

((LOA ZONE ZONE ZONE ZONE ZONE ZONE
I II III IV V VI
Intra Harbor 0-30 Miles 31-50 Miles 51-75 Miles 76-100 Miles 101 Miles

Over

Up to 449 189 291 498 743 1000 1297
450 - 459 195 297 501 754 1016 1303
460 - 469 198 301 509 766 1030 1309
470 - 479 205 309 516 781 1033 1312
480 - 489 210 315 518 796 1039 1318
490 - 499 213 319 525 810 1052 1323
500 - 509 224 324 533 820 1059 1332
510 - 519 226 330 538 832 1071 1336
520 - 529 229 341 546 836 1080 1349
530 - 539 236 346 553 845 1097 1363
540 - 549 239 351 565 854 1115 1375
550 - 559 244 363 569 867 1123 1389
560 - 569 253 377 579 874 1134 1402
570 - 579 258 381 583 878 1146 1411
580 - 589 269 388 596 885 1153 1425
590 - 599 282 395 600 889 1169 1442
600 - 609 291 406 607 892 1183 1449
610 - 619 308 411 619 897 1195 1461
620 - 629 320 416 625 907 1209 1479
630 - 639 335 423 632 909 1219 1491
640 - 649 348 434 639 912 1230 1503
650 - 659 373 441 649 919 1245 1519
660 - 669 380 445 655 923 1257 1530
670 - 679 393 457 662 939 1272 1539
680 - 689 399 466 671 949 1284 1555
690 - 699 411 473 680 965 1297 1586
700 - 719 429 488 693 976 1322 1604
720 - 739 455 501 710 990 1349 1632
740 - 759 473 525 724 1000 1375 1660
760 - 779 491 543 741 1016 1402 1683
780 - 799 516 566 754 1030 1425 1712
800 - 819 536 583 769 1035 1449 1738
820 - 839 553 603 787 1052 1479 1758
840 - 859 576 628 800 1063 1502 1788
860 - 879 598 649 816 1091 1530 1814
880 - 899 619 669 832 1117 1553 1840
900 - 919 637 689 846 1144 1586 1866
920 - 939 656 710 867 1169 1603 1891
940 - 959 680 729 879 1195 1632 1915
960 - 979 696 751 894 1219 1660 1943
980 - 999 720 769 910 1245 1683 1967
1000 - 1019 762 818 951 1310 1762 2052
1020 - 1039 784 842 980 1349 1815 2113
1040 - 1059 807 867 1009 1389 1868 2176
1060 - 1079 832 893 1038 1431 1925 2241
1080 - 1099 856 919 1070 1473 1982 2308
1100 - 1119 881 946 1101 1518 2041 2377
1120 - 1139 908 975 1135 1562 2102 2448
1140 - 1159 935 1004 1168 1609 2165 2522
1160 - 1179 962 1033 1203 1657 2230 2597
1180 - 1199 992 1065 1239 1707 2297 2675
1200 - 1219 1021 1096 1276 1758 2365 2755
1220 - 1239 1052 1129 1314 1810 2436 2837
1240 - 1259 1083 1162 1353 1864 2509 2922
1260 - 1279 1115 1196 1393 1920 2584 3009
1280 - 1299 1148 1233 1435 1978 2661 3099
1300 - 1319 1182 1269 1477 2036 2741 3191
1320 - 1339 1218 1307 1522 2097 2823 3288
1340 - 1359 1254 1346 1567 2160 2907 3386
1360 - 1379 1292 1386 1614 2225 2994 3487
1380 - 1399 1330 1427 1663 2291 3083 3592
1400 - 1419 1370 1470 1711 2360 3175 3699
1420 - 1439 1410 1514 1763 2430 3271 3810
1440 - 1459 1453 1559 1816 2502 3369 3924
1460 - 1479 1495 1606 1869 2577 3469 4042
1480 - 1499 1540 1653 1926 2654 3573 4162
1500 Over 1587 1703 1983 2735 3680 4287))

LOA ZONE ZONE ZONE ZONE ZONE ZONE
I II III IV V VI
Intra Harbor 0-30 Miles 31-50 Miles 51-75 Miles 76-100 Miles 101 Miles

Over

Up to 449 214 329 564 841 1,132 1,468
450 - 459 221 336 567 853 1,150 1,475
460 - 469 224 341 576 867 1,166 1,482
470 - 479 232 350 584 884 1,169 1,485
480 - 489 238 357 586 901 1,176 1,492
490 - 499 241 361 594 917 1,191 1,498
500 - 509 254 367 603 928 1,199 1,508
510 - 519 256 374 609 942 1,212 1,512
520 - 529 259 386 618 946 1,222 1,527
530 - 539 267 392 626 956 1,242 1,543
540 - 549 271 397 640 967 1,262 1,556
550 - 559 276 411 644 981 1,271 1,572
560 - 569 286 427 657 989 1,284 1,587
570 - 579 292 431 660 994 1,297 1,597
580 - 589 304 439 675 1,002 1,305 1,613
590 - 599 319 447 679 1,006 1,323 1,632
600 - 609 329 460 687 1,010 1,339 1,640
610 - 619 349 465 701 1,015 1,353 1,654
620 - 629 362 471 707 1,027 1,368 1,674
630 - 639 379 479 715 1,029 1,380 1,688
640 - 649 394 491 723 1,032 1,392 1,701
650 - 659 422 499 735 1,040 1,409 1,719
660 - 669 430 504 741 1,045 1,423 1,732
670 - 679 445 517 749 1,063 1,440 1,742
680 - 689 452 527 760 1,074 1,453 1,760
690 - 699 465 535 770 1,092 1,468 1,795
700 - 719 486 552 784 1,105 1,496 1,816
720 - 739 515 567 804 1,121 1,527 1,847
740 - 759 535 594 819 1,132 1,556 1,879
760 - 779 556 615 839 1,150 1,587 1,905
780 - 799 584 641 853 1,166 1,613 1,938
800 - 819 607 660 870 1,172 1,640 1,967
820 - 839 626 683 891 1,191 1,674 1,990
840 - 859 652 711 906 1,203 1,700 2,024
860 - 879 677 735 924 1,235 1,732 2,053
880 - 899 701 757 942 1,264 1,760 2,083
900 - 919 721 780 958 1,295 1,795 2,112
920 - 939 743 804 981 1,323 1,814 2,140
940 - 959 770 825 995 1,353 1,847 2,168
960 - 979 788 850 1,012 1,380 1,879 2,199
980 - 999 815 870 1,030 1,409 1,905 2,226
1000 - 1019 863 926 1,076 1,483 1,994 2,323
1020 - 1039 887 953 1,109 1,527 2,054 2,392
1040 - 1059 913 976 1,142 1,572 2,114 2,463
1060 - 1079 942 1,011 1,175 1,620 2,179 2,537
1080 - 1099 969 1,040 1,211 1,667 2,243 2,612
1100 - 1119 997 1,071 1,246 1,718 2,310 2,691
1120 - 1139 1,028 1,104 1,285 1,768 2,379 2,771
1140 - 1159 1,058 1,136 1,322 1,821 2,451 2,855
1160 - 1179 1,089 1,169 1,362 1,876 2,524 2,940
1180 - 1199 1,123 1,205 1,402 1,932 2,600 3,028
1200 - 1219 1,156 1,241 1,444 1,990 2,677 3,118
1220 - 1239 1,191 1,278 1,487 2,049 2,757 3,211
1240 - 1259 1,226 1,315 1,531 2,110 2,840 3,307
1260 - 1279 1,262 1,354 1,577 2,173 2,925 3,406
1280 - 1299 1,299 1,396 1,624 2,239 3,012 3,508
1300 - 1319 1,338 1,436 1,672 2,305 3,103 3,612
1320 - 1339 1,379 1,479 1,723 2,374 3,195 3,722
1340 - 1359 1,419 1,524 1,774 2,445 3,290 3,833
1360 - 1379 1,462 1,569 1,827 2,518 3,389 3,947
1380 - 1399 1,505 1,615 1,882 2,593 3,490 4,066
1400 - 1419 1,551 1,664 1,937 2,671 3,594 4,187
1420 - 1439 1,596 1,714 1,996 2,751 3,702 4,313
1440 - 1459 1,645 1,765 2,056 2,832 3,813 4,442
1460 - 1479 1,692 1,818 2,116 2,917 3,927 4,575
1480 - 1499 1,743 1,871 2,180 3,004 4,044 4,711
1500 Over 1,796 1,928 2,245 3,096 4,165 4,852

[Statutory Authority: RCW 88.16.035. 01-18-050, 363-116-300, filed 8/30/01, effective 9/30/01; 01-12-032, 363-116-300, filed 5/29/01, effective 7/1/01; 00-11-119, 363-116-300, filed 5/22/00, effective 7/1/00; 99-12-027, 363-116-300, filed 5/25/99, effective 7/1/99; 98-12-008, 363-116-300, filed 5/22/98, effective 7/1/98; 97-12-017, 363-116-300, filed 5/28/97, effective 7/1/97. Recodified as 363-116-300. 97-08-042, filed 3/28/97, effective 3/28/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 88.16.035. 96-12-017, 296-116-300, filed 5/29/96, effective 7/1/96; 95-12-018, 296-116-300, filed 5/30/95, effective 7/1/95; 94-12-044, 296-116-300, filed 5/27/94, effective 7/1/94; 93-12-133, 296-116-300, filed 6/2/93, effective 7/3/93; 92-14-007, 296-116-300, filed 6/19/92, effective 7/20/92; 91-11-074, 296-116-300, filed 5/20/91, effective 6/20/91; 90-20-116, 296-116-300, filed 10/2/90, effective 11/2/90; 90-08-095, 296-116-300, filed 4/4/90, effective 5/5/90; 89-08-041 (Order 89-2, Resolution No. 89-2), 296-116-300, filed 3/31/89. Statutory Authority: RCW 88.16.050. 88-05-039 (Order 88-1, Resolution No. 88-1), 296-116-300, filed 2/16/88, effective 3/18/88. Statutory Authority: RCW 88.16.035(4). 87-01-081 (Orders 86-9 and 86-10, Resolution Nos. 86-9 and 86-10), 296-116-300, filed 12/19/86; 86-19-066 (Order 86-6, Resolution No. 86-6), 296-116-300, filed 9/16/86; 86-02-035 (Order 86-1, Resolution No. 86-1), 296-116-300, filed 12/30/85; 85-02-048 (Order 84-5, Resolution No. 84-5), 296-116-300, filed 12/31/84; 84-04-006 (Order 84-1, Resolution No. 84-1), 296-116-300, filed 1/20/84; 83-17-055 (Order 83-6, Resolution No. 83-6), 296-116-300, filed 8/17/83; 82-13-065 (Order 82-4, Resolution No. 82-4), 296-116-300, filed 6/16/82. Statutory Authority: RCW 88.16.035. 81-12-017 (Order 81-2, Resolution No. 81-2), 296-116-300, filed 5/29/81; 80-06-084 (Order 80-1, Resolution No. 80-1), 296-116-300, filed 5/28/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 88.16.035(4). 79-07-033 (Order 79-4, Resolution No. 79-4), 296-116-300, filed 6/19/79. Statutory Authority: Chapter 88.16 RCW and 1977 ex. sess. c 337, 1 and 4. 78-02-008 (Order 78-1), 296-116-300, filed 1/6/78, effective 2/10/78; Order 77-18, 296-116-300, filed 9/20/77, effective 11/1/77; Order 76-24, 296-116-300, filed 7/22/76; Order 75-3, 296-116-300, filed 2/10/75; Order 74-2, 296-116-300, filed 1/8/74; Order 73-8, 296-116-300, filed 6/20/73 and Emergency Order 73-10, filed 7/19/73, effective 8/14/73; Order 70-7, 296-116-300, filed 7/16/70; 7/25/67; 2/18/64; 10/29/62; 12/28/60; 3/23/60.]

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