WSR 00-11-119

PERMANENT RULES

BOARD OF

PILOTAGE COMMISSIONERS

[ Filed May 22, 2000, 8:58 a.m. , effective July 1, 2000 ]

Date of Adoption: May 11, 2000.

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 00-08-106 on April 5, 2000.

Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: The adopted tariff is 0.03% less of a decrease than the -2.88% proposed, resulting in a total decrease of 2.85% 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.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, 2000.

May 18, 2000

Peggy Larson

Administrator

OTS-3965.2


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 99-12-027, filed 5/25/99, effective 7/1/99)

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

Effective 0001 hours July 1, ((1999)) 2000, through 2400 hours June 30, ((2000)) 2001.


CLASSIFICATION
RATE
Ship length overall (LOA)
Charges: per LOA rate schedule in this section
Boarding fee: (($37.00)) $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 Seattle Port) LOA Zone I
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 (($195.00)) $189.00 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 (($93.00)) $90.00 per bridge.

Ships 90' beam and/or over:

A charge of (($262.00)) $255.00 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 (($184.00)) $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 (($261.00)) $254.00
Radio direction finder calibration (($261.00)) $254.00
Launching vessels (($393.00)) $382.00
Trial trips, 6 hours or less (Minimum (($732.00)) $714.00) (($122.00)) $119.00

per hr.

Trial trips, over 6 hours (two pilots) (($244.00)) $238.00

per hr.

Shilshole Bay Salmon Bay (($153.00)) $149.00
Salmon Bay Lake Union (($119.00)) $116.00
Lake Union Lake Washington (plus LOA zone from Webster Point) (($153.00)) $149.00
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: (($122.00)) $119.00 per hr.
Applicable harbor shift rate to apply, plus (($122.00)) $119.00 per hour standby. No charge if delay is 60 minutes or less. If the delay is more than 60 minutes, charge is (($122.00)) $119.00 for every hour or fraction thereof.


Sailing delay: (($122.00)) $119.00 per hour
No charge if delay is 60 minutes or less. If the delay is more than 60 minutes, charge is (($122.00)) $119.00 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: (($122.00)) $119.00 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 (($122.00)) $119.00 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 (($0.0062)) $0.0060 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 (($0.0634)) $0.0616 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 (($0.0759)) $0.0737 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: (($122.00)) $119.00 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 (($122.00)) $119.00 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.

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 Harbor 0-30

Miles

31-50

Miles

51-75

Miles

76-100 Miles 101 Miles

& Over


Up to 449

184

287

498

746

1008

1310
450 - 459 190 293 501 758 1024 1316
460 - 469 194 298 509 770 1039 1322
470 - 479 200 306 516 786 1042 1325
480 - 489 205 312 518 801 1048 1331
490 - 499 208 316 525 815 1061 1336
500 - 509 219 321 533 825 1068 1346
510 - 519 221 327 538 837 1080 1350
520 - 529 224 339 547 841 1089 1363
530 - 539 232 344 554 851 1107 1377
540 - 549 235 349 566 860 1125 1389
550 - 559 240 360 570 873 1133 1403
560 - 569 249 375 581 880 1144 1417
570 - 579 254 379 585 884 1156 1426
580 - 589 266 386 597 892 1164 1441
590 - 599 278 393 601 896 1180 1457
600 - 609 287 405 609 898 1194 1464
610 - 619 305 410 621 903 1207 1477
620 - 629 317 415 627 913 1220 1495
630 - 639 333 422 634 915 1230 1507
640 - 649 346 432 641 918 1242 1519
650 - 659 371 440 652 926 1257 1535
660 - 669 378 444 658 930 1270 1546
670 - 679 391 456 664 946 1285 1555
680 - 689 397 465 673 957 1296 1572
690 - 699 410 473 683 973 1310 1603
700 - 719 428 488 696 983 1335 1621
720 - 739 454 501 714 998 1363 1650
740 - 759 473 525 728 1008 1389 1678
760 - 779 491 544 744 1024 1417 1702
780 - 799 516 567 758 1039 1441 1731
800 - 819 536 585 773 1044 1464 1757
820 - 839 554 604 792 1061 1495 1778
840 - 859 578 630 805 1072 1519 1809
860 - 879 599 652 821 1101 1546 1834
880 - 899 621 671 837 1127 1572 1861
900 - 919 639 692 852 1154 1603 1888
920 - 939 659 714 873 1180 1621 1912
940 - 959 683 733 885 1207 1650 1937
960 - 979 699 755 900 1230 1678 1966
980 - 999 724 773 916 1257 1702 1990
1000 & over 744 799 931 1285 1731 2017))

LOA

ZONE

ZONE

ZONE

ZONE

ZONE

ZONE
I II III IV V VI
Intra Harbor 0-30

Miles

31-50

Miles

51-75

Miles

76-100 Miles 101 Miles

& Over


Up to 449

179

279

484

725

979

1272
450 - 459 185 285 487 736 995 1278
460 - 469 188 289 494 748 1009 1284
470 - 479 194 297 501 763 1012 1287
480 - 489 199 303 503 778 1018 1293
490 - 499 202 307 510 792 1030 1298
500 - 509 213 312 518 801 1037 1307
510 - 519 215 318 523 813 1049 1311
520 - 529 218 329 531 817 1058 1324
530 - 539 225 334 538 826 1075 1337
540 - 549 228 339 550 835 1093 1349
550 - 559 233 350 554 848 1100 1363
560 - 569 242 364 564 855 1111 1376
570 - 579 247 368 568 859 1123 1385
580 - 589 258 375 580 866 1130 1399
590 - 599 270 382 584 870 1146 1415
600 - 609 279 393 591 872 1160 1422
610 - 619 296 398 603 877 1172 1434
620 - 629 308 403 609 887 1185 1452
630 - 639 323 410 616 889 1195 1464
640 - 649 336 420 623 892 1206 1476
650 - 659 360 427 633 899 1221 1491
660 - 669 367 431 639 903 1233 1502
670 - 679 380 443 645 919 1248 1511
680 - 689 386 452 654 929 1259 1527
690 - 699 398 459 663 945 1272 1557
700 - 719 416 474 676 955 1297 1575
720 - 739 441 487 693 969 1324 1603
740 - 759 459 510 707 979 1349 1630
760 - 779 477 528 723 995 1376 1653
780 - 799 501 551 736 1009 1399 1682
800 - 819 521 568 751 1014 1422 1707
820 - 839 538 587 769 1030 1452 1727
840 - 859 561 612 782 1041 1475 1757
860 - 879 582 633 797 1069 1502 1782
880 - 899 603 652 813 1095 1527 1808
900 - 919 621 672 827 1121 1557 1834
920 - 939 640 693 848 1146 1574 1858
940 - 959 663 712 860 1172 1603 1882
960 - 979 679 733 874 1195 1630 1910
980 - 999 703 751 890 1221 1653 1933
1000 - 1019 744 799 931 1285 1731 2017
1020 - 1039 766 823 959 1324 1783 2078
1040 - 1059 789 848 988 1363 1836 2140
1060 - 1079 813 873 1017 1404 1892 2204
1080 - 1099 837 899 1048 1446 1948 2270
1100 - 1119 862 926 1079 1490 2007 2338
1120 - 1139 888 954 1112 1534 2067 2408
1140 - 1159 915 983 1145 1580 2129 2481
1160 - 1179 942 1012 1179 1628 2193 2555
1180 - 1199 971 1043 1215 1677 2259 2632
1200 - 1219 1000 1074 1251 1727 2326 2711
1220 - 1239 1030 1106 1289 1779 2396 2792
1240 - 1259 1061 1139 1327 1832 2468 2876
1260 - 1279 1093 1173 1367 1887 2542 2962
1280 - 1299 1125 1209 1408 1944 2618 3051
1300 - 1319 1159 1245 1450 2002 2697 3142
1320 - 1339 1194 1282 1494 2062 2778 3237
1340 - 1359 1230 1321 1539 2124 2861 3334
1360 - 1379 1267 1360 1585 2188 2947 3434
1380 - 1399 1305 1401 1633 2253 3035 3537
1400 - 1419 1344 1443 1681 2321 3126 3643
1420 - 1439 1384 1486 1732 2390 3220 3752
1440 - 1459 1426 1531 1784 2462 3317 3865
1460 - 1479 1468 1577 1837 2536 3416 3981
1480 - 1499 1512 1624 1893 2612 3519 4100
1500 Over 1558 1673 1949 2691 3624 4223

[Statutory Authority: RCW 88.16.035. 99-12-027, 363-116-300, filed 5/25/99, effective 7/1/99; 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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