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§ 173.3. Charges for services

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 55 P.S. NavigationEffective: September 6, 2022

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 55 P.S. Navigation (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 3. Taking and Discharge of Pilots
Effective: September 6, 2022
55 P.S. § 173.3
§ 173.3. Charges for services
The following charges are hereby authorized for the services stated:
(1) Ship communication charge:
Vessels transiting the Delaware
River
 
275.00
(2) Transporting vessels in the Delaware:
Philadelphia (or other place) to Marcus Hook
 
1,000.00
Philadelphia (or other place) below Marcus Hook
 
1,000.00
Philadelphia Harbor to Torresdale
 
1,000.00
Philadelphia Harbor to any place above Torresdale
 
1,200.00
(3) Extra services:
Swing ship to adjust magnetic compass
 
300.00
Swing ship to calibrate direction finder
 
300.00
Vessels anchoring below Brown Shoal in excess of three hours awaiting flood tide for transiting
river channel
 
500.00
Carried to/from Baltimore
 
600.00
Carried to/from Norfolk
 
1,000.00
Carried to/from New York
 
1,000.00
Vessels entering the Capes for anchorage at the Breakwater for other than tide shall pay one-half pilotage in and one-half pilotage out.
(4) Chesapeake and Delaware Canal:
Vessels transiting the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal:
Vessels with a length overall of less than 650 feet
 
1,000.00
Vessels with a length overall of 650 feet or more
 
1,500.00
(5) Cancellation of sailing orders:
Cancellation charge
 
1,000.00
Any time a pilot is dispatched for sailing and the trip or movement is canceled, for reason other than weather, the vessel shall be subject to this charge, except when the Pilot Office is notified as follows:
All piers north of Hog Island
-
1 ½ hours before sailing time.
All piers north of Paulsboro
-
2 hours before sailing time.
All piers south of the above
-
3 hours before sailing time.
(6) Finance charge:
A finance charge not to exceed one and one-half per centum per month or fraction thereof may be assessed against all invoices outstanding more than thirty days after the billing date, and the cost of attorney fees on any amount placed with an attorney for collection may also be charged.

Credits

1889, May 11, P.L. 188, No. 210, § 3.3, added 1990, June 13, P.L. 232, No. 52, § 2, imd. effective. Amended 1993, June 23, P.L. 111, No. 26, § 1, retroactive effective Jan. 1, 1993; 1998, May 15, P.L. 447, No. 62, § 2, effective Jan. 1, 1999; 2004, June 28, P.L. 449, No. 47, § 2, effective in 60 days [Aug. 27, 2004]; 2007, June 30, P.L. 63, No. 19, § 1, effective in 60 days [Aug. 29, 2007]; 2010, Oct. 7, P.L. 502, No. 71, § 1, effective in 60 days [Dec. 6, 2010]; 2013, June 10, P.L. 40, No. 12, effective in 60 days [Aug. 9, 2013]; 2016, Nov. 4, P.L. 1148, No. 148, § 2, effective in 60 days [Jan. 3, 2017]; 2019, June 28, P.L. 216, No. 26, § 1, effective in 60 days [Aug. 27, 2019]; 2022, July 7, P.L. 451, No. 39, § 1, effective in 60 days [Sept. 6, 2022].
55 P.S. § 173.3, PA ST 55 P.S. § 173.3
Current through Act 11 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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