WSR 04-12-014

PERMANENT RULES

BOARD OF

PILOTAGE COMMISSIONERS

[ Filed May 24, 2004, 11:16 a.m. , effective July 1, 2004 ]

Date of Adoption: May 13, 2004.

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 04-08-008 on March 25, 2004.

Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: The proposed version reflects a decrease of 15.5%. The adopted version reflects a decrease of 16.42%. Therefore the adopted rule reflects a decrease of 0.92% more than was proposed, 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.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, 2004.

May 20, 2004

Peggy Larson

Administrator

OTS-7047.2


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 03-12-019, filed 5/28/03, effective 7/1/03)

WAC 363-116-300   Pilotage rates for the Puget Sound pilotage district.   Effective 0001 hours July 1, ((2003)) 2004, through 2400 hours June 30, ((2004)) 2005.


CLASSIFICATION
RATE
Ship length overall (LOA)
Charges: per LOA rate schedule in this section
Boarding fee: $((40.00))

33.00

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 $((211.00)) 176.00 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 $((101.00)) 84.00 per bridge.

Ships 90' beam and/or over:

A charge of $((286.00)) 239.00 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 $((200.00)) 167.00 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 $((285.00))

238.00

Radio direction finder calibration $((285.00))

238.00

Launching vessels $((428.00))

358.00

Trial trips, 6 hours or less (Minimum $((804.00)) 672.00) $((134.00))

112.00

per hr.

Trial trips, over 6 hours (two pilots) $((268.00))

224.00

per hr.

Shilshole Bay Salmon Bay $((167.00))

140.00

Salmon Bay Lake Union $((131.00))

109.00

Lake Union Lake Washington (plus LOA zone from Webster Point) $((167.00))

140.00

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: $((134.00)) 112.00

per hr.

Applicable harbor shift rate to apply, plus $((134.00)) 112.00 per hour standby. No charge if delay is 60 minutes or less. If the delay is more than 60 minutes, charge is $((134.00)) 112.00 for every hour or fraction thereof.


Sailing delay: $((134.00)) 112.00

per hour

No charge if delay is 60 minutes or less. If the delay is more than 60 minutes, charge is $((134.00)) 112.00 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: $((134.00)) 112.00

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 $((134.00)) 112.00 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 $((0.0067)) 0.0056 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 $((0.0690)) 0.0577 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 $((0.0827)) 0.0691 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: $((134.00)) 112.00

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 $((134.00)) 112.00 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 449 209 322 552 822 1,107 1,436
450 - 459 216 329 555 834 1,125 1,443
460 - 469 219 333 563 848 1,140 1,449
470 - 479 227 342 571 865 1,143 1,452
480 - 489 233 349 573 881 1,150 1,459
490 - 499 236 353 581 897 1,165 1,465
500 - 509 248 359 590 908 1,173 1,475
510 - 519 250 366 596 921 1,185 1,479
520 - 529 253 378 604 925 1,195 1,493
530 - 539 261 383 612 935 1,215 1,509
540 - 549 265 388 626 946 1,234 1,522
550 - 559 270 402 630 959 1,243 1,537
560 - 569 280 418 643 967 1,256 1,552
570 - 579 286 422 645 972 1,268 1,562
580 - 589 297 429 660 980 1,276 1,578
590 - 599 312 437 664 984 1,294 1,596
600 - 609 322 450 672 988 1,310 1,604
610 - 619 341 455 686 993 1,323 1,618
620 - 629 354 461 691 1,004 1,338 1,637
630 - 639 371 468 699 1,006 1,350 1,651
640 - 649 385 480 707 1,009 1,361 1,664
650 - 659 413 488 719 1,017 1,378 1,681
660 - 669 421 493 725 1,022 1,392 1,694
670 - 679 435 506 733 1,040 1,408 1,704
680 - 689 442 515 743 1,050 1,421 1,721
690 - 699 455 523 753 1,068 1,436 1,756
700 - 719 475 540 767 1,081 1,463 1,776
720 - 739 504 555 786 1,096 1,493 1,806
740 - 759 523 581 801 1,107 1,522 1,838
760 - 779 544 601 821 1,125 1,552 1,863
780 - 799 571 627 834 1,140 1,578 1,895
800 - 819 594 645 851 1,146 1,604 1,924
820 - 839 612 668 871 1,165 1,637 1,946
840 - 859 638 695 886 1,177 1,663 1,979
860 - 879 662 719 904 1,208 1,694 2,008
880 - 899 686 740 921 1,236 1,721 2,037
900 - 919 705 763 937 1,267 1,756 2,066
920 - 939 727 786 959 1,294 1,774 2,093
940 - 959 753 807 973 1,323 1,806 2,120
960 - 979 771 831 990 1,350 1,838 2,151
980 - 999 797 851 1,007 1,378 1,863 2,177
1000 - 1019 844 906 1,052 1,450 1,950 2,272
1020 - 1039 867 932 1,085 1,493 2,009 2,339
1040 - 1059 893 955 1,117 1,537 2,067 2,409
1060 - 1079 921 989 1,149 1,584 2,131 2,481
1080 - 1099 948 1,017 1,184 1,630 2,194 2,555
1100 - 1119 975 1,047 1,219 1,680 2,259 2,632
1120 - 1139 1,005 1,080 1,257 1,729 2,327 2,710
1140 - 1159 1,035 1,111 1,293 1,781 2,397 2,792
1160 - 1179 1,065 1,143 1,332 1,835 2,468 2,875
1180 - 1199 1,098 1,178 1,371 1,889 2,543 2,961
1200 - 1219 1,131 1,214 1,412 1,946 2,618 3,049
1220 - 1239 1,165 1,250 1,454 2,004 2,696 3,140
1240 - 1259 1,199 1,286 1,497 2,064 2,778 3,234
1260 - 1279 1,234 1,324 1,542 2,125 2,861 3,331
1280 - 1299 1,270 1,365 1,588 2,190 2,946 3,431
1300 - 1319 1,309 1,404 1,635 2,254 3,035 3,533
1320 - 1339 1,349 1,446 1,685 2,322 3,125 3,640
1340 - 1359 1,388 1,490 1,735 2,391 3,218 3,749
1360 - 1379 1,430 1,534 1,787 2,463 3,314 3,860
1380 - 1399 1,472 1,579 1,841 2,536 3,413 3,977
1400 - 1419 1,517 1,627 1,894 2,612 3,515 4,095
1420 - 1439 1,561 1,676 1,952 2,690 3,621 4,218
1440 - 1459 1,609 1,726 2,011 2,770 3,729 4,344
1460 - 1479 1,655 1,778 2,069 2,853 3,841 4,474
1480 - 1499 1,705 1,830 2,132 2,938 3,955 4,607
1500 Over 1,756 1,886 2,196 3,028 4,073 4,745))


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 449 175 269 461 687 925 1,200
450 - 459 181 275 464 697 940 1,206
460 - 469 183 278 471 709 953 1,211
470 - 479 190 286 477 723 955 1,214
480 - 489 195 292 479 736 961 1,219
490 - 499 197 295 486 750 974 1,224
500 - 509 207 300 493 759 980 1,233
510 - 519 209 306 498 770 990 1,236
520 - 529 211 316 505 773 999 1,248
530 - 539 218 320 512 781 1,015 1,261
540 - 549 221 324 523 791 1,031 1,272
550 - 559 226 336 527 802 1,039 1,285
560 - 569 234 349 537 808 1,050 1,297
570 - 579 239 353 539 812 1,060 1,306
580 - 589 248 359 552 819 1,066 1,319
590 - 599 261 365 555 822 1,082 1,334
600 - 609 269 376 562 826 1,095 1,341
610 - 619 285 380 573 830 1,106 1,352
620 - 629 296 385 578 839 1,118 1,368
630 - 639 310 391 584 841 1,128 1,380
640 - 649 322 401 591 843 1,138 1,391
650 - 659 345 408 601 850 1,152 1,405
660 - 669 352 412 606 854 1,163 1,416
670 - 679 364 423 613 869 1,177 1,424
680 - 689 369 430 621 878 1,188 1,438
690 - 699 380 437 629 893 1,200 1,468
700 - 719 397 451 641 903 1,223 1,484
720 - 739 421 464 657 916 1,248 1,509
740 - 759 437 486 669 925 1,272 1,536
760 - 779 455 502 686 940 1,297 1,557
780 - 799 477 524 697 953 1,319 1,584
800 - 819 496 539 711 958 1,341 1,608
820 - 839 512 558 728 974 1,368 1,626
840 - 859 533 581 741 984 1,390 1,654
860 - 879 553 601 756 1,010 1,416 1,678
880 - 899 573 618 770 1,033 1,438 1,703
900 - 919 589 638 783 1,059 1,468 1,727
920 - 939 608 657 802 1,082 1,483 1,749
940 - 959 629 674 813 1,106 1,509 1,772
960 - 979 644 695 827 1,128 1,536 1,798
980 - 999 666 711 842 1,152 1,557 1,820
1000 - 1019 705 757 879 1,212 1,630 1,899
1020 - 1039 725 779 907 1,248 1,679 1,955
1040 - 1059 746 798 934 1,285 1,728 2,013
1060 - 1079 770 827 960 1,324 1,781 2,074
1080 - 1099 792 850 990 1,362 1,834 2,135
1100 - 1119 815 875 1,019 1,404 1,888 2,200
1120 - 1139 840 903 1,051 1,445 1,945 2,265
1140 - 1159 865 929 1,081 1,489 2,003 2,334
1160 - 1179 890 955 1,113 1,534 2,063 2,403
1180 - 1199 918 985 1,146 1,579 2,125 2,475
1200 - 1219 945 1,015 1,180 1,626 2,188 2,548
1220 - 1239 974 1,045 1,215 1,675 2,253 2,624
1240 - 1259 1,002 1,075 1,251 1,710 2,322 2,703
1260 - 1279 1,031 1,107 1,289 1,776 2,391 2,784
1280 - 1299 1,061 1,141 1,327 1,830 2,462 2,868
1300 - 1319 1,094 1,173 1,367 1,884 2,537 2,953
1320 - 1339 1,127 1,209 1,408 1,941 2,612 3,042
1340 - 1359 1,160 1,245 1,450 1,998 2,690 3,133
1360 - 1379 1,195 1,282 1,494 2,059 2,770 3,226
1380 - 1399 1,230 1,320 1,539 2,120 2,853 3,324
1400 - 1419 1,268 1,360 1,583 2,183 2,938 3,423
1420 - 1439 1,305 1,401 1,631 2,248 3,026 3,525
1440 - 1459 1,345 1,443 1,681 2,315 3,117 3,631
1460 - 1479 1,383 1,486 1,729 2,385 3,210 3,739
1480 - 1499 1,425 1,530 1,782 2,456 3,306 3,851
1500 Over 1,468 1,576 1,835 2,531 3,404 3,966

[Statutory Authority: RCW 88.16.035. 03-12-019, 363-116-300, filed 5/28/03, effective 7/1/03; 02-12-008, 363-116-300, filed 5/23/02, effective 7/1/02; 01-18-050, 363-116-300, filed 8/30/01, effective 9/30/01; 01-12-032, 363-116-300, filed 5/29/01, effective 7/1/01; 00-11-119, 363-116-300, filed 5/22/00, effective 7/1/00; 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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