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Board of Steamship Inspection Scale of Fees (C.R.C., c. 1405)

Regulations are current to 2024-04-01 and last amended on 2021-06-23. Previous Versions

PART IIIInspection of Non-Canadian Ships

General

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), where the inspection of a ship that is subject to the Coasting Trade Act is requested for the issuance of a letter of compliance, the fee payable is

    • (a) for the first inspection, the amount specified in section 10 for that ship; and

    • (b) for a periodical inspection or partial inspection, the fee specified in section 11 or 12 for that ship.

  • (2) Where a ship is authorized to operate in the coasting trade and is in full compliance with the requirements of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Conventions to which Canada is a signatory and its period of operation is seven days or less, the fee prescribed in paragraph (1)(a) or (b) is reduced by 90 per cent.

  • SOR/97-486, s. 9

Issue of Safety Convention Certificates

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), where inspection of a non-Canadian ship is requested for the purpose of obtaining a Safety Convention Certificate, the fee is as specified in section 11 for that ship.

  • (2) Subject to subsection (3), where inspection of the life saving equipment, fire extinguishing equipment, lights and sound signals of a non-Canadian ship is requested for the purpose of obtaining a Cargo Ship Safety Equipment Certificate only, the fee for that inspection is

    • (a) for a ship not over 1,600 tons, gross tonnage blank line $1,000

    • (b) for a ship over 1,600 but not over 3,000 tons, gross tonnage blank line 1,500

    • (c) for a ship over 3,000 tons, gross tonnage blank line 2,000

  • (3) Where an inspection referred to in subsection (1) or (2) is made concurrently with an inspection referred to in section 14, no fee shall be charged for the inspection referred to in this section.

  • SI/82-62, s. 6
  • SI/83-73, s. 6
  • SOR/84-606, s. 6
  • SOR/85-1024, s. 6
  • SOR/94-338, s. 6
  • SOR/95-267, s. 6

Extension of Safety Convention Certificates

 A fee of $1,000 is payable for an inspection of a non-Canadian ship made for the purpose of extending a Safety Convention Certificate.

  • SI/82-62, s. 7
  • SI/83-73, s. 7
  • SOR/84-606, s. 7
  • SOR/85-1024, s. 7
  • SOR/94-338, s. 7
  • SOR/95-267, s. 7

Authorization for Clearance

 A fee of $1,000 is payable for each visit that is made by an inspector, where

  • (a) an inspection is required for the purpose of obtaining authorization for clearance for a non-Canadian ship to proceed on a voyage from any place in Canada;

  • (b) the inspection is not made pursuant to section 14, 15 or 16 for the purpose of issuing or extending a certificate; and

  • (c) the inspection is not an inspection referred to in section 11 or 12 of the Marine Safety Fees Regulations.

 [Repealed, SOR/2021-59, s. 24]

 [Repealed, SOR/2021-59, s. 27]

 [Repealed, SOR/2021-59, s. 27]

PART IVMiscellaneous Inspections, Tests and Certificates

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  • SOR/97-486, s. 12
]

Approval of Manufacturing or Servicing Plants

 A fee of $403 is payable for an inspection, made pursuant to the Marine Machinery Regulations, of a plant for which approval is required for the manufacture or servicing of ships’ machinery or equipment.

  • SI/82-62, s. 7
  • SI/83-73, s. 7
  • SOR/84-606, s. 7
  • SOR/85-1024, s. 7
  • SOR/94-338, s. 7
  • SOR/95-267, s. 7

Inspections During Construction or Manufacture

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), the fee payable for inspection during construction or manufacture of components for use on a ship that are set out in column I of an item of the table to this section is the fee set out in column II of that item.

  • (2) A minimum fee of $100 is payable for each visit made by an inspector for an inspection referred to in subsection (1).

    TABLE

    Column IColumn II
    ItemComponents InspectedFee ($)
    1Boilers, main or auxiliary, each400
    2Heating boilers, each160
    3Unfired pressure vessels, each90
    4Engines, each325
    5Gearing, each325
    6Propulsion electric motors, each325
    7Auxiliary electric motors, each160
    8Propulsion electric generators, each325
    9Auxiliary electric generators, each325
    10Propulsion electric switchboard, each200
    11Auxiliary electric switchboard, each160
    12Propulsion control consoles, each125
    13Motor control centres or panels, with an aggregate rating of 75 kW or over, each90
    14Motor starters or switchgear, with a rating of 75 kW or over, each125
    15Lifeboats, oar propelled, each160
    16Lifeboats, other than oar propelled, each240
    17Life rafts, each100
    18Buoyancy tanks, each4
    19Lifebuoys, each2
    20Lifejackets, each2
    21Other items, for each visit by an inspector100
  • SI/82-62, s. 7
  • SI/83-73, s. 7
  • SOR/84-606, s. 7
  • SOR/85-1024, s. 7
  • SOR/94-338, s. 7
  • SOR/95-267, s. 7
  • SOR/97-486, s. 13

Tests of Materials

 The fee payable for the inspection or testing of materials used in the construction of hulls, machinery, equipment or cargo gear is

  • (a) for each visit made by an inspector for the purposes of inspection and testing blank line $100

  • (b) where more than three tests are made at one visit, for each additional test blank line 25

  • SI/82-62, s. 7
  • SI/83-73, s. 7
  • SOR/84-606, s. 7
  • SOR/85-1024, s. 7
  • SOR/94-338, s. 7
  • SOR/95-267, s. 7
  • SOR/97-486, s. 14

Inspection of Imported Machinery and Equipment

 The fee payable for inspection during installation of machinery or equipment that was not previously inspected, that was built outside Canada and that is required to be inspected pursuant to the Marine Machinery Regulations is, for machinery or equipment set out in column I of an item of the table to this section, the fee set out in column II of that item.

TABLE

Column IColumn II
ItemMachinery or Equipment InspectedFee ($)
1Boilers, main or auxiliary, each400
2Heating boilers, each160
3Unfired pressure vessels, each90
4Engines, each325
5Gearing, each325
6Propulsion electric motors, each325
7Propulsion electric generators, each325
8Other items, for each visit by an inspector100
  • SI/82-62, s. 7
  • SI/83-73, s. 7
  • SOR/84-606, s. 7
  • SOR/85-1024, s. 7
  • SOR/94-338, s. 7
  • SOR/95-267, s. 7
  • SOR/97-486, s. 15

Issuance of Certificate of Approval

 The fee payable for the initial issuance of a certificate of approval for structural or outfitting components or for safety equipment is $400, and the fee payable for each renewal of the certificate of approval is $200.

  • SOR/97-486, s. 16

PART VExamination of Plans

Examination or Approval of Plans and Other Documents

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and 22.1(2) and section 22.2, the fee payable for the examination or approval of a first submission of each plan, each diagrammatic layout, each system schematic or each technical document submitted in respect of a new ship or modifications to an existing ship of a class set out in column I of an item of the table to this section is the fee set out in column II of the item, and the maximum fee payable in respect of the ship is the fee set out in column III of that item.

  • (2) The fee set out in subsection (1) is not payable in respect of an identical sister ship whose keel is laid, or is at a similar stage of construction, within 18 months of the keel laying of the original ship.

  • (3) The fee payable for the examination or approval of a second and each subsequent submission of each plan, each diagrammatic layout, each system schematic or each technical document submitted in respect of a new ship or modifications to an existing ship of a class set out in column I of an item of the table to this section is one half of the fee set out in column II of the item, with no maximum fee.

  • (4) Where a non-passenger ship or fishing vessel is designed to carry passengers, it shall be considered to be a passenger vessel for the purposes of this section.

    TABLE

    Column IColumn IIColumn III
    ItemClass of ShipFee ($)Maximum Fee ($)
    1Passenger ship where the length is over 61 m35036,000
    2Passenger ship where the length is over 30.5 m but not over 61 m30023,000
    3Passenger ship where the length is over 18.3 m but not over 30.5 m2506,000
    4Passenger ship where the length is 18.3 m or under1801,500
    5Non-passenger ship where the length is over 61 m31024,000
    6Non-passenger ship where the length is over 30.5 m but not over 61 m28014,000
    7Non-passenger ship where the length is over 18.3 m but not over 30.5 m2004,000
    8Non-passenger ship where the length is 18.3 m or under1301,200
    9Large fishing vessel1508,000
    10Small fishing vessel901,000
  • SI/82-62, s. 7
  • SI/83-73, s. 7
  • SOR/84-606, s. 7
  • SOR/85-1024, s. 7
  • SOR/88-630, s. 2
  • SOR/94-338, s. 7
  • SOR/95-267, s. 7
  • SOR/97-486, s. 17
  • err.(F), Vol. 131, No. 26
  •  (1) The fee payable for the examination or approval of a first submission of the plans and related technical documents for a component set out in column I of an item of the table to this section for use on a ship is the fee set out in column II of the item.

  • (2) The fee payable for the examination or approval of a second and each subsequent submission of the plans and related technical documents for a component set out in column I of an item of the table to this section for use on a ship is one half of the fee set out in column II of the item.

    TABLE

    Column IColumn II
    ItemComponent for Use on a ShipFee ($)
    1Boiler, main or auxiliary400
    2Heating boiler160
    3Unfired pressure vessel100
    4Engine, including certificate of approval600
    5Gearing, including certificate of approval400
    6Propulsion electric motor325
    7Propulsion electric generator325
    8Auxiliary electric generator120
  • SOR/97-486, s. 17
 

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