2017 Rates

ROUND TRIP CHARGES FOR ALL VESSELS:

From Sea-Buoy “MB” to the Port of Port Lavaca / Point Comfort, or Alcoa Docks, or any destination inward of “MB” buoy and back to sea

Base Fee    $1485.49

Vessels shall also be charged a dead weight tonnage charge of $0.0763 per deadweight ton computed using summer deadweight in metric tons.

Vessels shall also be charged a Draft Foot Charge:  The SUM of vessels draft INBOUND and OUTBOUND to be charged at a rate of $22.50 per foot.

Port Assessment (Communication Charge):    $46.13

Boat Assessment Fee:    $569.24

Further Education and Training:    $27.97

Administration Fee:     $293.33

 

ONE TIME CHARGES PER INSTANCE :

VESSELS WITHOUT POWER AND/OR STEERING

All vessels without power and/or steering will be charged double the charge for vessels with power and steering.

 

SHIFTING

Within the Port Area or Within the Alcoa Area:    $551.68

From Port to Alcoa or From Alcoa to the Port:    $1103.37

 

DETENTION

Awaiting arrivals, sailings, shifts, or any other moves…$252.32 per hour or fraction there of after the first half hour (30 minutes free time), but if vessel does not get underway within the free time, detention starts from original time of order.  Detention shall also be charged if pilot is unable to disembark the vessel within thirty (30) minutes after Finished with Engines (FWE).

Arrivals: Detention will be charged if a revised arrival time is not received at least two (2) hours prior to the last stated arrival time.  If a vessel does not arrive within thirty (30) minutes of the estimated arrival time, detention starts from the original arrival time. 

If a vessel is required to anchor or stop in the channel during transit for any reason, detention shall be charged at the normal detention rate from the time of anchoring or stopping until again underway.

First Line Ashore:  Detention charges at the normal rate will be charged if the pilot is unable to disembark the vessel after one (1) hour from the first line.

Cancellations:  Vessels shall be charged according to the normal detention rate from the time the pilot departs for the vessel until his return.

Special Services:  The rates for any special or extra services not covered herein, including movements of unusual types of floating equipment such as drilling rigs, dry docks, etc., shall be by specific agreement made in advance of the movement.

 

PILOT CARRIED TO SEA

If a pilot is detained on board due to weather, safety or any other reason, the pilot shall be paid $272.78 per day plus first class transportation back to Victoria, Texas and reimbursed for transportation expenses from Victoria to Port Lavaca, Texas.

A HAND BILL WILL BE GIVEN TO THE CAPTAIN TO GIVE TO THE AGENT WITH ALL CHARGES FOR ROUND TRIP PILOTAGE.

PAYMENT, IN FULL, IS REQUIRED BEFORE SAILING