WSR 97-12-017

PERMANENT RULES

BOARD OF

PILOTAGE COMMISSIONERS

[Filed May 28, 1997, 12:50 p.m., effective July 1, 1997]

Date of Adoption: May 8, 1997.

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 97-08-041 on March 28, 1997.

Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: The adopted tariff is .64% less than was proposed, resulting in an increase of 1.94% 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, amended 1, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, amended 1, repealed 0.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, 1997.

May 23, 1997

Peggy Larson

Administrator

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 97-08-042, filed 3/28/97, effective 3/28/97)

WAC 363-116-300 Pilotage rates for the Puget Sound pilotage district. Effective 0001 hours July 1, ((1996)) 1997, through 2400 hours June 30, ((1997)) 1998.

CLASSIFICATION RATE

Ship length overall (LOA)

Charges: per LOA rate

schedule in

this section

Boarding fee: (($ 35.00)) $ 36.00

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 LOA Zone I

Seattle Port)

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 (($187.00)) $191.00 shall be in addition to bridge fees for any vessel movements both inbound and outbound required to transit south of Spokane Street Bridge in Seattle, south of Eleventh Street Bridge 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 (($89.00)) $91.00 per bridge.

Ships 90' beam and/or over:

A charge of (($251.00)) $256.00 shall be in addition to bridge fees for any vessel movements both inbound and outbound required to transit south of Spokane Street Bridge in Seattle and south of Eleventh Street Bridge in any of the Tacoma waterways. Any vessel movements required to transit through bridges shall have an additional charge of (($176.00)) $179.00 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 (($250.00)) $255.00

Radio direction finder calibration (($250.00)) $255.00

Launching vessels ((377.00)) $384.00

Trial trips, 6 hours or less

(Minimum (($708.00)) $720.00) (($118.00)) $120.00

per hr.

Trial trips, over 6 hours (two pilots) (($236.00)) $240.00

per hr.

Shilshole Bay -- Salmon Bay (($147.00)) $150.00

Salmon Bay -- Lake Union (($115.00)) $117.00

Lake Union -- Lake Washington (plus LOA zone from

Webster Point) (($147.00)) $150.00

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: (($118.00)) $120.00

per hr.

Applicable harbor shift rate to apply, plus (($118.00)) $120.00 per hour standby. No charge if delay is 60 minutes or less. If the delay is more than 60 minutes, charge is (($118.00)) $120.00 for every hour or fraction thereof.

Sailing delay: (($118.00)) $120.00

per hour

No charge if delay is 60 minutes or less. If the delay is more than 60 minutes, charge is (($118.00)) $120.00 for every hour or fraction thereof.

Slowdown: (($118.00)) $120.00

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 (($118.00)) $120.00 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 (($0.0060)) $0.0061 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 (($0.0608)) $0.0620 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 (($0.0727)) $0.0741 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: (($118.00)) $120.00

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 (($118.00)) $120.00 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.

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 0-30 31-50 51-75 76-100 101 Miles

Harbor Miles Miles Miles Miles & Over



((Up to 449 176 275 478 715 966 1256

450 - 459 182 282 481 726 981 1262

460 - 469 186 285 488 738 996 1266

470 - 479 191 293 494 753 999 1269

480 - 489 196 299 496 768 1005 1275

490 - 499 199 302 502 781 1016 1281

500 - 509 209 307 511 791 1024 1290

510 - 519 212 314 516 802 1035 1294

520 - 529 215 325 524 806 1044 1306

530 - 539 223 330 531 815 1061 1319

540 - 549 226 335 542 824 1078 1331

550 - 559 230 345 546 837 1085 1344

560 - 569 238 359 556 844 1097 1358

570 - 579 244 363 560 847 1108 1366

580 - 589 255 370 573 854 1115 1381

590 - 599 266 377 576 858 1131 1396

600 - 609 275 388 584 861 1144 1403

610 - 619 292 392 594 865 1157 1416

620 - 629 303 397 601 875 1169 1432

630 - 639 319 405 608 877 1178 1445

640 - 649 332 414 614 880 1191 1456

650 - 659 355 422 625 887 1205 1470

660 - 669 362 426 630 891 1217 1482

670 - 679 375 437 637 906 1231 1490

680 - 689 381 446 645 917 1242 1506

690 - 699 392 453 654 933 1256 1536

700 - 719 410 467 667 942 1279 1554

720 - 739 435 481 684 956 1306 1581

740 - 759 453 502 698 966 1331 1609

760 - 779 471 521 713 981 1358 1630

780 - 799 494 543 726 996 1381 1659

800 - 819 514 560 741 1001 1403 1683

820 - 839 531 579 758 1016 1432 1704

840 - 859 554 604 772 1028 1456 1734

860 - 879 574 625 787 1056 1482 1757

880 - 899 594 644 802 1080 1506 1783

900 - 919 612 663 816 1106 1536 1810

920 - 939 631 684 837 1131 1554 1832

940 - 959 654 702 848 1157 1581 1856

960 - 979 670 723 863 1178 1609 1883

980 - 999 694 741 878 1205 1630 1907

1000 & over 713 766 893 1231 1659 1933))

Up to 449 179 280 487 729 985 1280

450 - 459 186 287 490 740 1000 1286

460 - 469 190 291 497 752 1015 1291

470 - 479 195 299 504 768 1018 1294

480 - 489 200 305 506 783 1024 1300

490 - 499 203 308 512 796 1036 1306

500 - 509 213 313 521 806 1044 1315

510 - 519 216 320 526 818 1055 1319

520 - 529 219 331 534 822 1064 1331

530 - 539 227 336 541 831 1082 1345

540 - 549 230 341 553 840 1099 1357

550 - 559 234 352 557 853 1106 1370

560 - 569 243 366 567 860 1118 1384

570 - 579 249 370 571 863 1129 1393

580 - 589 260 377 584 871 1137 1408

590 - 599 271 384 587 875 1153 1423

600 - 609 280 396 595 878 1166 1430

610 - 619 298 400 606 882 1179 1443

620 - 629 309 405 613 892 1192 1460

630 - 639 325 413 620 894 1201 1473

640 - 649 338 422 626 897 1214 1484

650 - 659 362 430 637 904 1228 1499

660 - 669 369 434 642 908 1241 1511

670 - 679 382 445 649 924 1255 1519

680 - 689 388 455 658 935 1266 1535

690 - 699 400 462 667 951 1280 1566

700 - 719 418 476 680 960 1304 1584

720 - 739 443 490 697 975 1331 1612

740 - 759 462 512 712 985 1357 1640

760 - 779 480 531 727 1000 1384 1662

780 - 799 504 554 740 1015 1408 1691

800 - 819 524 571 755 1020 1430 1716

820 - 839 541 590 773 1036 1460 1737

840 - 859 565 616 787 1048 1484 1768

860 - 879 585 637 802 1076 1511 1791

880 - 899 606 656 818 1101 1535 1818

900 - 919 624 676 832 1127 1566 1845

920 - 939 643 697 853 1153 1584 1868

940 - 959 667 716 864 1179 1612 1892

960 - 979 683 737 880 1201 1640 1920

980 - 999 707 755 895 1228 1662 1944

1000 & over 727 781 910 1255 1691 1971



[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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