WSR 99-12-027

PERMANENT RULES

BOARD OF

PILOTAGE COMMISSIONERS

[ Filed May 25, 1999, 1:14 p.m. , effective July 1, 1999 ]

Date of Adoption: May 13, 1999.

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 99-08-075 on April 6, 1999.

Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: The adopted tariff is an increase of 0.01% more than was proposed, resulting in an increase of 5.56% 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.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: July 1, 1999.

May 24, 1999

Peggy Larson

Administrator

OTS-3012.2


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 98-12-008, filed 5/22/98, effective 7/1/98)

WAC 363-116-300
Pilotage rates for the Puget Sound pilotage district.

Effective 0001 hours July 1, ((1998)) 1999, through 2400 hours June 30, ((1999)) 2000.


CLASSIFICATION
RATE
Ship length overall (LOA)
Charges:per LOA rate schedule in this section
Boarding fee:(($35.00)) $37.00
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 shipDouble LOA

Zone I

Dead ship towing charge:Double LOA
LOA of tug+ LOA of tow+ beam of towZone
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 (($185.00)) $195.00 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 (($88.00)) $93.00 per bridge.

Ships 90' beam and/or over:

A charge of (($248.00)) $262.00 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 (($174.00)) $184.00 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(($247.00)) $261.00
Radio direction finder calibration(($247.00)) $261.00
Launching vessels(($372.00)) $393.00
Trial trips, 6 hours ((of)) or less (Minimum (($696.00)) $732.00)

(($116.00)) $122.00

per hr.

Trial trips, over 6 hours (two pilots)

(($233.00)) $244.00

per hr.

Shilshole Bay Salmon Bay(($145.00)) $153.00
Salmon Bay Lake Union(($113.00)) $119.00
Lake Union Lake Washington (plus LOA zone from Webster Point)(($145.00)) $153.00
Cancellation chargeLOA 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:(($116.00)) $122.00 per hr.
Applicable harbor shift rate to apply, plus (($116.00)) $122.00 per hour standby. No charge if delay is 60 minutes or less. If the delay is more than 60 minutes, charge is (($116.00)) $122.00 for every hour or fraction thereof.


Sailing delay:(($116.00)) $122.00 per hour
No charge if delay is 60 minutes or less. If the delay is more than 60 minutes, charge is (($116.00)) $122.00 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:(($116.00)) $122.00 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 (($116.00)) $122.00 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 (($0.0059)) $0.0062 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 (($0.0601)) $0.0634 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 (($0.0719)) $0.0759 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:(($116.00)) $122.00 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 (($116.00)) $122.00 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
Bangor84.00
Bellingham158.00
Bremerton44.00
Cherry Point175.00
Dupont85.00
Edmonds27.00
Everett52.00
Ferndale173.00
Manchester66.00
Mukilteo52.00
Olympia108.00
Point Wells27.00
Port Gamble77.00
Port Townsend (Indian Island)109.00
Seattle15.00
Semiahmoo (Blaine)196.00
Tacoma56.00
Tacoma Smelter66.00
Winslow42.00

(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
IIIIIIIVVVI
Intra Harbor0-30

Miles

31-50

Miles

51-75

Miles

76-100 Miles101 Miles

& Over


Up to 449

174

272

472

707

955

1241
450 - 459180278475718970 1247
460 - 4691842824827299841252
470 - 4791892904897459871255
480 - 4891942964917599931261
490 - 49919729949777210051266
500 - 50920730450578210121275
510 - 51920931051079310231279
520 - 52921232151879710321291
530 - 53922032652580610491304
540 - 54922333153681510661316
550 - 55922734154082710731329
560 - 56923635555083410841342
570 - 57924135955483710951351
580 - 58925236656684511031365
590 - 59926337256984911181380
600 - 60927238457785111311387
610 - 61928938858885511431399
620 - 62930039359486511561416
630 - 63931540060186711651428
640 - 64932840960787011771439
650 - 65935141761887711911454
660 - 66935842162388112031465
670 - 67937043262989612171473
680 - 68937644163890712281489
690 - 69938844864792212411519
700 - 71940546265993112651536
720 - 73943047567694512911563
740 - 75944849769095513161590
760 - 77946551570597013421612
780 - 79948953771898413651640
800 - 81950855473298913871664
820 - 839525572750100514161684
840 - 859548597763101614391714
860 - 879567618778104314651737
880 - 899588636793106814891763
900 - 919605656807109315191789
920 - 939624676827111815361811
940 - 959647694838114315631835
960 - 979662715853116515901862
980 - 999686732868119116121885
1000 & over))705757882121716401911

LOA

ZONE

ZONE

ZONE

ZONE

ZONE

ZONE
IIIIIIIVVVI
Intra Harbor0-30

Miles

31-50

Miles

51-75

Miles

76-100 Miles101 Miles

& Over


Up to 449

184

287

498

746

1008

1310
450 - 45919029350175810241316
460 - 46919429850977010391322
470 - 47920030651678610421325
480 - 48920531251880110481331
490 - 49920831652581510611336
500 - 50921932153382510681346
510 - 51922132753883710801350
520 - 52922433954784110891363
530 - 53923234455485111071377
540 - 54923534956686011251389
550 - 55924036057087311331403
560 - 56924937558188011441417
570 - 57925437958588411561426
580 - 58926638659789211641441
590 - 59927839360189611801457
600 - 60928740560989811941464
610 - 61930541062190312071477
620 - 62931741562791312201495
630 - 63933342263491512301507
640 - 64934643264191812421519
650 - 65937144065292612571535
660 - 66937844465893012701546
670 - 67939145666494612851555
680 - 68939746567395712961572
690 - 69941047368397313101603
700 - 71942848869698313351621
720 - 73945450171499813631650
740 - 759473525728100813891678
760 - 779491544744102414171702
780 - 799516567758103914411731
800 - 819536585773104414641757
820 - 839554604792106114951778
840 - 859578630805107215191809
860 - 879599652821110115461834
880 - 899621671837112715721861
900 - 919639692852115416031888
920 - 939659714873118016211912
940 - 959683733885120716501937
960 - 979699755900123016781966
980 - 999724773916125717021990
1000 & over744799931128517312017

[Statutory Authority: RCW 88.16.035.  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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