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Hourly/Set Rates

HOURLY AND SET RATES

CANCELLATIONS ————————————————————————— Charges: $157.00 / hour.


DELAYS/STANDBY
————————————————————————     Charges: $277.40 / hour.


DRILLING RIGS and OTHER VESSELS
———————————————     Charges: $496.00 / hour.

SHIFTING WITHIN OR BETWEEN PORTS ——————————————     Charges: $277.40 / hour.


PILOT RATES TO/FROM SEA: Galveston Bay (GB) or Calcasieu Ship Channels

On website page, see INSTANT PILOTAGE FEE at the right column.  See and click on “Calculator – Galveston Bay (GB) or Calcasieu Channel (CC).” links.  Draft rate plus Unit Charge is the Pilotage Fee.  There’s no hidden surcharges.  

GALVESTON/TEXAS CITY PORTS TO BOLIVAR ROADS ANCHORAGE ———————-     $625.00


SEAWARD TO BOLIVAR ROADS ANCHORAGE
——————————————————-     $685.00

Minimum Draft charge: 20 feet

Minimum Draft charge to oilfield/offshore supply ships: 17 feet

Note: In rough seas, a larger vessel may be needed to transport a pilot to a rig or vessel for boarding via crane and personnel basket at a higher cost up to $195.00 in addition to the normal pilotage fee.  This arrangement and extra fee is the customers’ discretion.  Reminder, it’s the pilot’s decision to cancel a job or to board the rig/vessel if it’s deemed risky and too dangerous.

Note: The Federal Pilot reserves the right to cancel, refuse or postpone pilotage to any vessel for any reason when weather is a factor; when there’s restricted visibility; doubts about the customer’s vessel being safe to navigate; dangerous traffic conditions occurring, etc.

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