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Pacific Pilotage Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1270)

Regulations are current to 2020-11-17 and last amended on 2020-10-14. Previous Versions

Pacific Pilotage Regulations

C.R.C., c. 1270

PILOTAGE ACT

Pacific Pilotage Regulations

 [Repealed, SOR/2020-211, s. 2]

Interpretation

[
  • SOR/2020-211, s. 3(F)
]

 In these Regulations,

Act

Act means the Pilotage Act; (Loi)

apprentice pilot

apprentice pilot means a person who is training to become a licensed pilot; (apprenti pilote)

arrangement of ships

arrangement of ships means a number of ships travelling together that are joined by lines or other means; (ensemble de navires)

Authority

Authority means the Pacific Pilotage Authority; (Administration)

certificate of competency

certificate of competency[Repealed, SOR/2009-329, s. 1]

coastal trade

coastal trade means the regular employment and operation of ships in the waters of the region, the waters of Puget Sound, the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the coastal waters of the State of Alaska not west of Cook Inlet; (cabotage)

committee of examiners

committee of examiners means a committee of examiners appointed under section 21 to conduct examinations for any class of licence or a pilotage certificate or for the apprenticeship system; (commission d’examen)

compulsory pilotage area

compulsory pilotage area means an area of water in which ships are subject to compulsory pilotage; (zone de pilotage obligatoire)

dangerous goods

dangerous goods has the meaning assigned by section 2 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992; (marchandises dangereuses)

day of service

day of service means a period of watchkeeping duty performed over a period of 12 hours that are not necessarily consecutive; (jour de service)

deck watch officer

deck watch officer[Repealed, SOR/2003-224, s. 1]

familiarization trip

familiarization trip means a voyage in a compulsory pilotage area on board a ship during which an applicant for a licence or pilotage certificate observes the licensed pilot assigned to the ship; (voyage d’entraînement)

ferry

ferry means a ship or an arrangement of ships that carries passengers or goods according to a fixed schedule between terminals; (traversier)

gross tonnage

gross tonnage has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Canada Shipping Act, 2001; (jauge brute)

gross tons

gross tons[Repealed, SOR/2020-211, s. 4]

marine occurrence

marine occurrence has the meaning assigned by section 2 of the Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board Act; (accident maritime)

movage

movage means the moving of a ship wholly within a harbour or port from one anchored or moored position to another or back to the same position, but does not include the warping of a ship from one berth to another solely by means of mooring lines unless a pilot is employed, and includes anchoring of a ship while en route between one harbour, port or pilot boarding station and another due to stress of weather, tidal conditions, safety of the ship or crew, waiting berth availability or waiting due to minor engine or equipment repairs performed by ship’s personnel that are considered reasonable engine or equipment maintenance; (déplacement)

person in charge of the deck watch

person in charge of the deck watch means a person who has immediate charge of the navigation, manoeuvring, operation or safety of a ship, but does not include a pilot; (personne responsable du quart à la passerelle)

pilot boarding station

pilot boarding station means a place used for the purpose of embarking or disembarking pilots; (station d’embarquement de pilotes)

pleasure craft

pleasure craft has the meaning assigned by section 2 of the Canada Shipping Act, 2001; (embarcation de plaisance)

region

region means all Canadian waters in and around the Province of British Columbia; (région)

regularly employed

regularly employed[Repealed, SOR/2003-224, s. 1]

Second Narrows Movement Restriction Area

Second Narrows Movement Restriction Area[Repealed, SOR/2020-211, s. 4]

Second Narrows Traffic Control Zone

Second Narrows Traffic Control Zone means the part of Area 2 that is enclosed within a line drawn 000° from the fixed light on the northeastern end of Terminal Dock to the North Vancouver shoreline at Neptune Terminals and a line drawn 000° from Berry Point Light (approximately 2.4 km east of the CN bridge on the South Shore of the Port of Vancouver) to the North Shore on the opposite side of the channel; (zone de contrôle de la circulation de Second Narrows)

senior watch keeping deck officer

senior watch keeping deck officer[Repealed, SOR/2003-224, s. 1]

tug

tug means a ship used for towing or pushing purposes; (remorqueur)

voyage

voyage includes a passage or trip of a ship and any movement of a ship from one place to another but does not include a movage; (voyage)

warping

warping means the moving of a ship from one berth to another solely by means of mooring lines. (halage)

  • SOR/2003-224, s. 1
  • SOR/2009-329, s. 1
  • SOR/2020-211, s. 4

Establishment of Compulsory Pilotage Areas

 The following compulsory pilotage areas are hereby established in the region:

  • (a) Area 1, being all waters of the Fraser River and other rivers flowing into it including all of the North Arm of the Fraser River and the waters extending to seawards from Point Grey in position Latitude 49°15′57″ N., Longitude 123°15′48″ W., THENCE, to position Latitude 49°15′57″ N., Longitude 123°26′00″ W., THENCE, to position Latitude 49°02′15″ N., Longitude 123°26′00″ W., THENCE, to position Latitude 49°02′15″ N., Longitude 123°05′45″ W., and including all waters of Boundary Bay, North of Latitude 49°00′07″ N.;

  • (b) Area 2, being

    • (i) all waters enclosed within a line commencing from a position in Latitude 49°00′07″ N., Longitude 123°05′24″ W. and following the International Boundary between the Province of British Columbia and the State of Washington to a position in Latitude 48°15′48″ N., Longitude 123°21′12″ W., and THENCE, to a position Latitude 48°22′27″ N., Longitude 123°23′12″ W., and THENCE, to a position Latitude 48°22′27″ N., Longitude 123°25′48″ W., and THENCE, to a position Latitude 48°16′03″ N., Longitude 123°29′36″ W., and THENCE, to a position Latitude 48°15′54″ N., Longitude 123°31′48″ W., and THENCE, to Christopher Point in position Latitude 48°18′36″ N., Longitude 123°33′45″ W., and

    • (ii) all waters enclosed within a line extending from Cape Caution Light in position Latitude 51°09′50″ N., Longitude 127°47′06″ W., to a position in Latitude 50°58′00″ N., Longitude 127°44′33″ W., and THENCE, to Cape James on Hope Island in position Latitude 50°56′00″ N., Longitude 127°50′12″ W., and THENCE, from Nahwitti Point Light on Hope Island in position Latitude 50°54′18″ N., Longitude 127°59′02″ W., to Cape Sutil on Vancouver Island in position Latitude 50°52′30″ N., Longitude 128°02′54″ W., except those waters eastward of a line from Point Grey in position Latitude 49°15′57″ N., Longitude 123°15′48″ W., THENCE, to position Latitude 49°15′57″ N., Longitude 123°16′39″ W., THENCE, to position Latitude 49°05′15″ N., Longitude 123°18′54″ W., THENCE, to position Latitude 49°02′15″ N., Longitude 123°15′18″ W., THENCE, to position Latitude 49°02′15″ N., Longitude 123°05′45″ W.;

  • (c) Area 3, being all waters enclosed within a line extending from Christopher Point in position Latitude 48°18′36″ N., Longitude 123°33′45″ W., to a position Latitude 48°15′54″ N., Longitude 123°31′48″ W., and THENCE, to a position Latitude 48°20′48″ N., Longitude 123°56′00″ W., and THENCE, to a position Latitude 48°30′12″ N., Longitude 124°28′30″ W., and THENCE, to a position Latitude 48°33′45″ N., Longitude 124°43′48″ W., and THENCE, to a position Latitude 48°41′33″ N., Longitude 125°07′00″ W., and THENCE, to a position Latitude 48°50′36″ N., Longitude 125°30′00″ W., and THENCE, to a position Latitude 49°21′24″ N., Longitude 126°34′24″ W., and THENCE, to a position Latitude 50°05′06″ N., Longitude 127°58′18″ W., and THENCE, to a position Latitude 50°38′39″ N., Longitude 128°24′36″ W., and THENCE, to a position Latitude 50°46′51″ N., Longitude 128°28′42″ W., and THENCE, to a position Latitude 50°48′36″ N., Longitude 128°27′36″ W., and THENCE, to a position Latitude 50°58′27″ N., Longitude 127°56′06″ W., and THENCE, to a position Latitude 50°58′00″ N., Longitude 127°44′33″ W., and THENCE, to Cape James on Hope Island in position Latitude 50°56′00″ N., Longitude 127°50′12″ W., and THENCE, from Nahwitti Point Light on Hope Island in position Latitude 50°54′18″ N., Longitude 127°59′02″ W., to Cape Sutil on Vancouver Island in position Latitude 50°52′30″ N., Longitude 128°02′54″ W.;

  • (d) Area 4, being all waters enclosed within a line extending from Cape Caution Light in position Latitude 51°09′50″ N., Longitude 127°47′06″ W., and THENCE, to a position Latitude 50°58′00″ N., Longitude 127°44′33″ W., THENCE, to a position Latitude 51°15′00″ N., Longitude 128°16′00″ W., THENCE, to a position Latitude 52°15′12″ N., Longitude 128°46′30″ W., THENCE, to a position Latitude 52°23′00″ N., Longitude 129°24′45″ W., THENCE, to a position Latitude 53°23′15″ N., Longitude 130°38′12″ W., THENCE, to a position Latitude 53°29′30″ N., Longitude 130°41′30″ W., THENCE, to a position Latitude 54°02′06″ N., Longitude 130°57′15″ W., THENCE, to a position Latitude 54°15′24″ N., Longitude 131°02′30″ W., THENCE, to a position Latitude 54°18′21″ N., Longitude 130°57′51″ W., THENCE, to a position Latitude 54°35′15″ N., Longitude 131°16′45″ W., THENCE, to a position Latitude 54°41′57″ N., Longitude 131°07′21″ W., THENCE, a line following the International Boundary between the Province of British Columbia and the State of Alaska, terminating in a position Latitude 55°54′42″ N., Longitude 130°00′48″ W.; and

  • (e) Area 5, being all waters enclosed within a line extending from a position Latitude 54°17′24″ N., Longitude 131°28′00″ W., and THENCE, to a position Latitude 53°46′36″ N., Longitude 131°18′30″ W., THENCE, to a position Latitude 52°52′12″ N., Longitude 131°25′18″ W., THENCE, to a position Latitude 52°13′18″ N., Longitude 130°54′24″ W., THENCE, to a position Latitude 52°05′42″ N., Longitude 130°52′42″ W., THENCE, to a position Latitude 51°46′36″ N., Longitude 130°52′12″ W., THENCE, to a position Latitude 52°11′50″ N., Longitude 131°28′12″ W., THENCE, to a position Latitude 52°32′12″ N., Longitude 131°53′24″ W., THENCE, to a position Latitude 52°47′00″ N., Longitude 132°17′00″ W., THENCE, to a position Latitude 52°55′48″ N., Longitude 132°28′24″ W., THENCE, to a position Latitude 53°25′12″ N., Longitude 132°59′00″ W., THENCE, to a position Latitude 53°31′24″ N., Longitude 133°04′36″ W., THENCE, to a position Latitude 53°45′18″ N., Longitude 133°13′24″ W., THENCE, to a position Latitude 53°56′21″ N., Longitude 133°15′24″ W., THENCE, to a position Latitude 54°10′12″ N., Longitude 133°10′54″ W., THENCE, to a position Latitude 54°16′36″ N., Longitude 133°07′21″ W., THENCE, to a position Latitude 54°18′24″ N., Longitude 133°00′00″ W., THENCE, to a position Latitude 54°09′06″ N., Longitude 132°18′48″ W., THENCE, to a position Latitude 54°17′24″ N., Longitude 131°28′00″ W.

  • SOR/2014-240, s. 1
 
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