WSR 03-21-089

PERMANENT RULES

BOARD OF

PILOTAGE COMMISSIONERS

[ Filed October 17, 2003, 9:55 a.m. ]

Date of Adoption: October 9, 2003.

Purpose: To amend the Grays Harbor pilotage district annual tariff to add a pilotage service charge that is a flat rate rather than a rate based on registered tonnage and draft for any vessel that will be calling at the new bulk loading facility at the Port of Grays Harbor Terminal 2.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 363-116-185.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 88.16.035.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 03-18-069 on August 29, 2003.

Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: Editing for clarification only.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.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: Thirty-one days after filing.

October 15, 2003

Judy Bell

Administrative Assistant

OTS-6611.2


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 03-14-042, filed 6/24/03, effective 8/1/03)

WAC 363-116-185   Tariffs, and pilotage rates for the Grays Harbor pilotage district.   Effective ((0001 hours August 1, 2003,)) through 2400 hours July 31, 2004.


CLASSIFICATION OF PILOTAGE SERVICE RATE


Fees for piloting of vessels in the inland waters and tributaries of Grays Harbor shall consist of the following:


Draft and tonnage fees:


Each vessel shall be charged according to its draft and tonnage for each vessel movement inbound to the Grays Harbor pilotage district, and for each movement outbound from the district. The draft charges shall be $80.99 per meter (or $24.64 per foot) and the tonnage charge shall be $0.2583 per net registered ton. The minimum net registered tonnage charge is $903.79. The charge for an extra vessel (in case of tow) is $516.48.


Provided that, due to unique circumstances in the Grays Harbor pilotage district, vessels that call, and load or discharge cargo, at Port of Grays Harbor Terminal No. 2 shall be charged $5,000 per movement for each vessel movement inbound to the district for vessels that go directly to Terminal No. 2 or that go to anchor and then go directly to Terminal No. 2, and for each vessel movement outbound from the district from Terminal No. 2, and that this charge shall be in lieu of only the draft and tonnage fees listed above.


Boarding fee:


Per each boarding/deboarding from a

boat or helicopter . . . . . . . . . . . .

$389.67


Harbor shifts:


For each shift from dock to dock, dock to anchorage, anchorage to dock, or anchorage to anchorage . . . . . . . . . . . .

$647.88

Delays per hour . . . . . . . . . . . . $154.49
Cancellation charge (pilot only) . . . . . . . . . . . . $258.22
Cancellation charge (boat or helicopter

only) . . . . . . . . . . . .

$774.69


Pension charge:


Charge per pilotage assignment, including cancellations . . . . . . . . . . . .

$172.00


Travel allowance:


Transportation fee per assignment . . . . . . . . . . . . $55.00
Pilot when traveling to an outlying port to join a vessel or returning through an outlying port from a vessel which has been piloted to sea shall be paid $903.82 for each day or fraction thereof, and the travel expense

incurred . . . . . . . . . . . .

$903.82


Bridge transit:


Charge for each bridge transited . . . . . . . . . . . . $283.61
Additional surcharge for each bridge transited for vessels in excess of 27.5 meters in beam . . . . . . . . . . . . $785.22

Miscellaneous:

The balance of amounts due for pilotage rates not paid within 30 days of invoice will be assessed at 1 1/2% per month late charge.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 88.16.035. 03-14-042, 363-116-185, filed 6/24/03, effective 8/1/03; 02-13-076, 363-116-185, filed 6/17/02, effective 6/17/02; 01-18-049, 363-116-185, filed 8/30/01, effective 9/30/01; 01-13-066, 363-116-185, filed 6/18/01, effective 6/18/01; 00-13-097, 363-116-185, filed 6/21/00, effective 8/1/00; 99-16-027, 363-116-185, filed 7/27/99, effective 8/1/99; 98-19-036, 363-116-185, filed 9/11/98, effective 9/15/98; 97-15-120, 363-116-185, filed 7/23/97, effective 8/1/97. Recodified as 363-116-185. 97-08-042, filed 3/28/97, effective 3/28/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 88.16.035. 96-14-062, 296-116-185, filed 6/28/96, effective 8/1/96; 95-13-054, 296-116-185, filed 6/16/95, effective 8/1/95; 94-05-006, 296-116-185, filed 2/3/94, effective 3/6/94; 93-13-055, 296-116-185, filed 6/16/93, effective 7/17/93; 93-03-080, 296-116-185, filed 1/19/93, effective 2/19/93; 92-14-069, 296-116-185, filed 6/26/92, effective 7/27/92; 91-08-008, 296-116-185, filed 3/26/91, effective 4/26/91; 90-09-013, 296-116-185, filed 4/6/90, effective 5/7/90; 89-08-042 (Order 89-3, Resolution No. 89-3), 296-116-185, filed 3/31/89; 88-05-043 (Order 88-2, Resolution No. 88-2), 296-116-185, filed 2/17/88, effective 3/21/88. Statutory Authority: RCW 88.16.035(4). 87-01-081 (Orders 86-9 and 86-10, Resolution Nos. 86-9 and 86-10), 296-116-185, filed 12/19/86; 85-02-048 (Order 84-5, Resolution No. 84-5), 296-116-185, filed 12/31/84; 83-15-012 (Order 83-3, Resolution No. 83-3), 296-116-185, filed 7/12/83; 82-08-016 (Order 82-1, Resolution No. 82-1), 296-116-185, filed 3/29/82; 81-07-009 (Order 81-1, Resolution No. 81-1), 296-116-185, filed 3/6/81; 80-03-081 (Order 79-6, Resolution No. 79-6), 296-116-185, filed 3/4/80; Order 2-68, 296-116-185, filed 11/1/68.]

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