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General Pilotage Regulations (SOR/2000-132)

Regulations are current to 2022-08-08 and last amended on 2022-05-20. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE 2(Section 22.2 and subsections 22.3(3), (4), (6), (7) and 22.4(1))Atlantic Pilotage Authority Region

PART 1Compulsory Pilotage Areas of New Brunswick

Miramichi Compulsory Pilotage Area

  • 1 The Miramichi compulsory pilotage area consists of all the navigable waters within a line drawn from Pointe Morin to the north end of Portage Island, thence, on a bearing of 114° (True) to a position at Latitude 47°07′30″N., Longitude 64°47′00″W. and thence, on a bearing of 191° (True) to Point Escuminac Light.

Restigouche Compulsory Pilotage Area

  • 2 The Restigouche compulsory pilotage area consists of the following areas:

    • (a) Restigouche compulsory pilotage area (Zone A Dalhousie) which consists of all the navigable waters within a line drawn from Little Belledune Point on a bearing of 000° (True) for a distance of 3.0 nautical miles, and a line drawn from a latter geographical point to Misquasha Point and a line drawn from Peuplier Point to Pointe à Fleurant; and

    • (b) Restigouche compulsory pilotage area (Zone B Campbellton) which consists of all the navigable waters within a line drawn from Peuplier Point to Pointe à Fleurant and a line drawn from Prait Point to Point de la Mission.

Saint John Compulsory Pilotage Area

  • 3 The Saint John compulsory pilotage area consists of all the navigable waters within a line drawn across the Saint John Harbour from a position at Latitude 45°15′48″N., Longitude 66°04′48″W., 136° (True) to a position at Latitude 45°15′42″N., Longitude 66°04′36.8″W. and all the navigable waters within a line bearing 180° (True) from Cape Spencer for a distance of 1.6 nautical miles, thence 270° (True) for a distance of 4.16 nautical miles, thence 295° (True) for a distance of 5.3 nautical miles to shore.

PART 2Compulsory Pilotage Areas of Newfoundland and Labrador

Bay of Exploits Compulsory Pilotage Area

  • 1 The Bay of Exploits compulsory pilotage area consists of the following areas:

    • (a) Botwood Compulsory Pilotage Area, which consists of all the navigable waters inside a line drawn from Govers Point at a position of Latitude 49°19′36.5″N., Longitude 55°13′42.2″W., to Cabbage Harbour Head at a position of Latitude 49°19′54″N., Longitude 55°11′42.5″W.; and

    • (b) Lewisporte Compulsory Pilotage Area, which consists of all the navigable waters inside a line drawn from Long Point at a position of Latitude 49°21′00″N., Longitude 54°54′18″W., to Sivier Island, South End at a position of Latitude 49°20′30″N., Longitude 54°58′54″W.

Voisey’s Bay Compulsory Pilotage Area

  • 2 The Voisey’s Bay compulsory pilotage area consists of the following areas:

    • (a) Voisey’s Bay compulsory pilotage area (Zone A, Outer), which consists of all the navigable waters within a line drawn from a position at Latitude 56°20′00″N., Longitude 60°30′00″W., to a position at Latitude 56°26.5′00″N., Longitude 61°10′00″W., thence to a position at Latitude 56°22.7′00″N., Longitude 61°10′00″W., thence to a position at Latitude 56°17.5′00″N., Longitude 60°30′00″W., and thence to the point of commencement; and

    • (b) Voisey’s Bay compulsory pilotage area (Zone B, Inner), which consists of all the navigable waters adjacent to Akuliakatak Peninsula between Latitudes 56°22.7′00″N. and 56°26.5′00″N. and west of Longitude 61°10′00″W.

Holyrood Compulsory Pilotage Area

  • 3 The Holyrood compulsory pilotage area consists of all the navigable waters within a line drawn from Salmon Cove Point on a bearing of 090° (True) to the east shore of Conception Bay.

Humber Arm Compulsory Pilotage Area

  • 4 The Humber Arm compulsory pilotage area consists of all the navigable waters east of a line drawn from Frenchman’s Head to McIver Point.

Placentia Bay Compulsory Pilotage Area

  • 5 The Placentia Bay compulsory pilotage area consists of all the navigable waters north of a line drawn from Long Harbour Head to Fox Island, thence along a line to a position of Latitude 47°20′N., Longitude 54°06.5′W., thence to Ragged Point (the most southerly point of Red Island), thence to Eastern Head.

St. John’s Compulsory Pilotage Area

  • 6 The St. John’s compulsory pilotage area consists of all the navigable waters of the Harbour of St. John’s west of a line drawn from North Head to South Head and all the navigable waters seaward of that line within a radius of two nautical miles.

Stephenville Compulsory Pilotage Area

  • 7 The Stephenville compulsory pilotage area consists of all the navigable waters in Stephenville Pond and all the navigable waters within a line drawn from Indian Head Light in a direction of 210° (True) for a distance of 600 m, thence 320° (True) for a distance of 900 m, thence 030° (True) for a distance of 820 m to shore.

PART 3Compulsory Pilotage Areas of Nova Scotia

Cape Breton Compulsory Pilotage Area

  • 1 The Cape Breton compulsory pilotage area consists of the following areas:

    • (a) Cape Breton compulsory pilotage area (Zone A Sydney) which consists of all the navigable waters within a line drawn from Swivel Point to McGillivray Point and a line six nautical miles seaward thereof drawn parallel thereto;

    • (b) Cape Breton compulsory pilotage area (Zone B-1 and B-2 Bras D’Or Lakes) which consists of the following subareas:

      • (i) Zone B-1, which consists of all the navigable waters within a line drawn from Cape Dauphin to Point Aconi and a line drawn from Uniacke Point to Kelly Point, and

      • (ii) Zone B-2, which consists of all the navigable waters

        • (A) within a line drawn from McIvor’s Point to Cow Point and from Cow Point to the head of Whycocomagh Bay, and

        • (B) within a line drawn from Uniacke Point to Kelly Point and a line drawn from Green Island to Michaud Point;

    • (c) Cape Breton compulsory pilotage area (Zone C Strait of Canso), which consists of all the navigable waters within a line drawn from Red Head to Crichton I. Lt. and a line drawn from North Canso Light to Heffernan Point; and

    • (d) Cape Breton compulsory pilotage area (Zone D Strait of Canso), which consists of all the navigable waters within a line drawn from Fox Island to Green Island in Chedabucto Bay and a line drawn from Red Head to Crichton I. Lt.

Halifax Compulsory Pilotage Area

  • 2 The Halifax compulsory pilotage area consists of all the navigable waters within a line drawn from Chebucto Head at a position Latitude 44°30′05″N., Longitude 63°31′12″W., to Hartlen Point at a position Latitude 44°35′20″N., Longitude 63°27′07″W.

Pugwash Compulsory Pilotage Area

  • 3 The Pugwash compulsory pilotage area consists of all the navigable waters within a line drawn from Pugwash Point to a geographic point situated at a distance of 2.1 nautical miles on a bearing of 025° (True), thence, for a distance of 2.2 nautical miles on a bearing of 270° (True), and thence, on a bearing of 205° (True) to Lewis Head.

PART 4Compulsory Pilotage Areas of Prince Edward Island

Charlottetown Compulsory Pilotage Area

  • 1 The Charlottetown compulsory pilotage area consists of all the navigable waters within a line drawn from Rice Point to a geographic point situated at a distance of 7.9 nautical miles on a bearing of 180° (True), thence, for a distance of 7.7 nautical miles on a bearing of 090° (True), and thence, on a bearing of 000° (True) to Prim Point.

Confederation Bridge Compulsory Pilotage Area

  • 2 The Confederation Bridge compulsory pilotage area consists of all the navigable waters within a quadrilateral commencing at a point at Latitude 46°11′00″N., Longitude 63°47′00″W., thence on a bearing of 340° (True) for a distance of 4.4 nautical miles to a position at Latitude 46°15′12″N., Longitude 63°49′12″W., thence on a bearing of 107° (True) for a distance of 4.1 nautical miles to a position at Latitude 46°14′00″N., Longitude 63°43′30″W., thence on a bearing of 157° (True) for a distance of 3.75 nautical miles to a position at Latitude 46°10′30″N., Longitude 63°41′30″W., thence on a bearing of 277° (True) for a distance of 3.9 nautical miles to the point of commencement.

 
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