WSR 99-16-027

PERMANENT RULES

STATE BOARD OF

PILOTAGE COMMISSIONERS

[ Filed July 27, 1999, 8:27 a.m. ]

Date of Adoption: July 8, 1999.

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 99-12-028 on May 25, 1999.

Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: The adopted rule reflects a 13.8% increase in all tariff categories except transportation to be charged for pilotage services. This is 27.2% less that the proposed increase of 41%. The "travel allowance" category was retitled and fixed at $55 per assignment.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.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: Delay of the hearing process caused the delay of filing outside of thirty-one days.Effective Date of Rule: August 1, 1999.

July 26, 1999

Peggy Larson

Administrator

OTS-3053.2


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 98-19-036, filed 9/11/98, effective 9/15/98)

WAC 363-116-185
Tariffs, and pilotage rates for the Grays Harbor pilotage district.

Effective 0001 hours on ((9-15-98)) 8-1-99 through 2400 hours ((7-31-99)) 7-31-00.

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 (($61.89)) $70.43 per meter (or (($18.83)) $21.43 per foot) and the tonnage charge shall be (($0.1974)) $0.2246 per net registered ton.  The minimum net registered tonnage charge is (($690.60)) $785.90.  The charge for an extra vessel (in case of tow) is (($394.65)) $449.11.


Boarding fee:


Per each boarding/deboarding from a

boat . . . . . . . . . . . .

(($297.75)) $338.84


Harbor shifts:


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

(($495.05)) $563.37

Delays per hour . . . . . . . . . . . . (($118.05)) $134.34
Cancellation charge (pilot only) . . . . . . . . . . . . (($197.31)) $224.54
Cancellation charge (pilot boat

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

(($591.95)) $673.64


Travel allowance:


((Boarding or deboarding a vessel off Grays Harbor entrance)) Transportation fee per assignment . . . . . . . . . . . .

(($91.62)) $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 (($690.62)) $785.93 for each day or fraction thereof, and the travel expense incurred . . . . . . . . . . . .

(($690.62)) $785.93


Bridge transit:


Charge for each bridge transited . . . . . . . . . . . . (($216.71)) $246.62
Additional surcharge for each bridge transited for vessels in excess of 27.5 meters in beam . . . . . . . . . . . . (($600.00)) $682.80

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.   WSR 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.]