WSR 98-19-036

PERMANENT RULES

BOARD OF

PILOTAGE COMMISSIONERS

[Filed September 11, 1998, 8:07 a.m., effective September 15, 1998]



Date of Adoption: September 10, 1998.

Purpose: To establish a Grays Harbor pilotage district annual tariff.

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 98-10-093 on May 6, 1998.

Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: The adopted rule reflects a 1.8% increase in all tariff categories to be charged for pilotage services. This is 7.2% less than the proposed increase of 9%. A $600 surcharge was added for each bridge transited for vessels in excess of 27.5 meters in beam.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, amended 1, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, amended 1, repealed 0.

Other Findings Required by Other Provisions of Law as Precondition to Adoption or Effectiveness of Rule: Intended adoption was delayed from August 1 [1998] pursuant to emergency tariff to freeze rates until completion of hearing process.

Effective Date of Rule: September 15, 1998.

September 10, 1998

Peggy Larson

Administrator



AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 97-15-120, filed 7/23/97, effective 8/1/97)



WAC 363-116-185  Tariffs, and pilotage rates for the Grays Harbor pilotage district. Effective 0001 hours on ((8-1-97)) 9-15-98 through 2400 hours ((7-31-98)) 7-31-99.



CLASSIFICATION OF PILOTAGE SERVICE RATE




Piloting of vessels in the inland waters and tributaries of Grays Harbor:

Each vessel shall be charged according to its draft and tonnage. The draft charges shall be (($60.80)) $61.89 per meter (or (($18.50)) $18.83 per foot) and the tonnage charge shall be (($0.1939)) $0.1974 per net registered ton. The minimum net registered tonnage charge is (($678.39)) $690.60. The charge for an extra vessel (in case of tow) is (($387.67)) $394.65.



Boarding fee:



Per each boarding/deboarding from a

boat . . .



(($ 292.49)) $297.75


Harbor shifts:



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



(($ 486.30)) $495.05
Delays per hour . . . (($ 115.96)) $118.05
Cancellation charge (pilot only) . . . (($ 193.82)) $197.31
Cancellation charge (pilot boat only) . . . (($ 581.48)) $591.95


Travel allowance:



Boarding or deboarding a vessel off Grays Harbor entrance . . .

(($ 90.00)) $91.62
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 (($678.41)) $690.62 for each day or fraction thereof, and the travel expense incurred . . .







(($ 678.41)) $690.62


Bridge transit:



Charge for each bridge transited . . . (($ 212.88)) $216.71
Additional surcharge for each bridge transited for vessels in excess of 27.5 meters in beam. . . $600.00


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. 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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