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SEC. 6. Interference with Aidr to Navigation -It shall be unlawful for any person. association.or
corporation, 10remove, change the location of, obstruct. willfully damage. make faslla, or interfere WIth

any aid

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maritime navigation.

SEC. 7. Penal Provisions - Any person, association or corporalion who violate any provision of
this Act. orlhe rules and regulations made thereunder. shall upon conviction. be punished with a fine of
not less than one hundred pesos nor more than five hundred pesos or by imprisonment of nOi less than
thiMYdays nor more than six.months. or both: Provided. That. in ca."ethe violalion is commined by an
association or corporation. the penally herein prescribed shall be imposed on the officers the,re.0f:
Provided, finally, That nothing in this Act shall prevenl the Philippine Coast Guard from provldmg
administrntive penalties for violalion of any regulation that it promulgates.
SEC. 8. To carry out the purposes of this Act. there is hereby appropriated. out of any funds in the
National Trea'iury not otherwise appropriated. the sum of fifteen million three hundred twenty.scvcn
thousand five hundred pesos for the purchase of watercraft. personnel services. requirement for
maintenance and other operating expenses: Provided. That sixty thousand pcliOSshall ~. us~d exclu.
liively for the updating of the Philippint: merchant marine regulations. To enabl~ t~e Phlhppme Co.ast
Guard to acquire the necessary vessel.requirementtoaccomplish
effectively liS mission. the sumofmnt:
million pt=lioseach year for the first two years after the passage of this Act and thi~ee.n million pesos each
for the succeeding three years shall be included in the annual General AppropnatlOlis Act.
SEC. 9. All laws. executive orders. rules and regulationli and pam thereof inconsistent
Act are hereby repealed.
SEC. 10. This Act shall take effeCl upon its approval.
Approved. August 4,1967.

with this

IIUREAU OF CUSTOMS
September

CUSTOMS A[)~IlNISTRA TIVE OR[)ER

I, 1965

No. 15-65

REVISED RULES AN[) REGULATIONS GOVERNING PILOTAGE DISTRICTS. PILOTS AND


PILOTS' ASSOCIATIONS AN[) RATES OF PILOTAGE FEES IN TilE PIIILlPPINES.

By aUlhonty of Section 608 of the Tariff and CUStolllS Code of the Philippines and purSU;lIlt 10
Section 602 (k) of the saBle Code. the following rules and regulations for tht" government of riloHu~c
districts. pilots and pilots' <l'isoci:lIions and establishing ralCSof pilotagc fees are hereby proll1ulgate~d.
CIIAJ'H:R

PILOTAGE DISTRICTS,
ASSOCIATIONS.

EXAMINATION

AND APPOINTMENT

OF PILOTS,

ANO PILOTS'

Paragraph I. - Navigable waters of the Philippines wherein conditions arc such ;IS to warrant lhe
maintenance of pilotage scr."Jce shall be defined as pilolage districts. each of which shall be known b ..
the name of the pon within its limits. The pilots in a pilotage district shall organize themsclve." into ~
pilots' association the members of which shalt be selected and appointed as hereinafler provided
PAR. II. - The Commissioner of Customs may incre<l"e or decrease the number of pilots in a
pilotage district or in any pilots' association al hili discretion whenever the needs of the service so require:
provided. that the minimum number of pilots in a pilolnge dislrict shnll not be less ,han three nnd the
maximum shall not be more than the number stated as follows:
Manila Pilotage District
.
24
Cebu Pilotage District
.
II
Iloilo Pilotage Districl .
5
Davao PilOlage District
.
6
Tacloban Pilotage Dislrict .
6
Bicol Region Pilotage District
.
6
Batanga'i Pilotage District
.
Masinloc-Santa Cruz PilOlage District
Cagayan de Oro Pilotage District .....
San Femando. L.U. Pilotage District

Zamboanga Pilotage District


Dumaguete Pilotage District
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Aparri Pilotage District
Masao Pilotage District............
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I1igan Pilotage Dimict
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Ma<l'iin-Surigao Pilotage District
Siain-Hondagua and Casiguran Pilotage District.
Catbalogan Pilotage District
.
Tagbilaran Pilolage District .
Jolo Pilotagc District
.
Pulupandan Pilotage District .
Dadianga'i Pilotage District
.
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pilots' associalions are required to adopt by a majority Vote of their members. By-

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Lmvs for their government which shall not be in conflicl with law or regulations prescribed from time
to lime by the Commissioner of Customs and. when approved by the Commissioner of Customs shall
be binding on all members thereof. These By-Laws shall be submiued 10 the CommissioncrofCusloms
for approval not later than two months after the organization of.{~e ass~iation..
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PAR. IV. - For the purpose of defining the waters compflSlng a pilotage duanel over which the
cSlDblished pilots' association shall have pilotage jurisdiction and to cope with the needs oflhe service.
the following pilotage districts are hereby established and described as follows:
I. Manila Pj/ot(/~e Di.flricl. - The Manila Pilol<lge District shall embrace Ihe waters of the
pons and harbors of Manila. Rosario. Limay. Quil.:mg Point and all the waters within the limits of the
Manil:l hay.
:::. Ce}m Pilo/(l~e Di.tlrirt. - The Cchu PilOlage District shall embrace the waters of the pailS
and harbors of Cehu City. the Straits from Bantolinao Point to Lip:uu Point and the waters of the ports
and harhors of Danao and Toledo.

3. J/oifo Pilorll!!e Di.UnCf. - The Iloilo Pilotage DiSlrict shall embrace the waters of the poll
and harbor of Iloilo City. the Straits from Sinapsapan to Oumangas Point and the Iloilo River.
4. Damo PilO1a~eDmrict. - The Davao Pilotage District shall embrace the waters of the port
and harborofDavao. D:lvaoGulfinciudingthe
waters of the ports and harborsofMalalag. Tagabuli (Sta.
Cruz). Davao Cit)". Pakiputan Strait. Pasa. Tamhongan. Lupon and the POftS and harbors of Mati
including Manay (Mayo Hay).
5. Tac/ohan PjJ{/flI~eDiJtrict.- The Tacloban Pilotage District shall embrace the waters of the
Strait of San Juanico between the San Pedro Bay and Canauay Island and the waters of San Pedro North
of Latitude II deg. min. North to the entrance of the strait. Vessels entering or leaving the Port of
Tacloban through San Pedro Bay shall be boarded or unboarded by pilots off the huoy marking Eghert
Shoals.
6. Bicol ReRi011fifO/age Dis/riCI. - The Bieol Region Pilotage District shall embrncc the
waters of the ports and harbors of Jose Panganiban. Mercedes. Tabaco. Legaspi and Masnate. It ~hall
embrace the waters within the harbor limits of Jose Panganiban.the Port of Mercedes. the waters within
an imaginary line drawn from Groove Point on the mainland oflhe lighthouse northea"tern pan ofGanino
Island and an imaginary line drawn from the southern point of Ganino Island to Pambuan Point on the
mainland. at the Port ofTabaco. the waters within the radius of the three Illiles from the sea.end of the
pier and at the Port of Lega."pi and the WOlterswithin the harbor limits of MOlsb:lte.
7. nattl/l}:tI.~Pi/mage {)isrriCI. - The Batangas Pilotage Distnct shall embrace all (he walers
of Batanga .Bay extending seaward up to an imaginary line connecting CasadorPoinl and Matoco Point.
8. Masin/oc.Santa Cruz Pi/maKe DLtrrict. - The Masinloc~Santa Cruz Pilotage District shall
embrace the waters within a radius of three miles from the seaward and of the Benguet Consolidated
f\1ining Comp:my's wharf at the Pon of Masinloc and at the Port of Santa Cruz. the waters embraced
within the following boundaries: along an imaginary line extending from the northern bank of the mouth
of tile Mayon River (Q the Southern point of the Hennana Mayor Island. thence along an imaginary line
extending to Santa Cruz Point on the mainland.
9. Caxayml (ie Oro Pif(//(IJ.:('Disrricr. - The Cagayan de Oro Pilotage District shall emhrace
thc wmers of the pons and harbors of Cagayan de Oro. Bugo. Medina. Gingoog and Anakan.
10. Sail Fernando. LV. Pi/maRl' Di.~/rict. - The San Fernando. L.U. Pilotage Distric[ shall
embmec the wmcrsofthe port and hamorofSnn Fernando La Union. wilhin a rndius of three miles from
the lower light at San Fernando harbor and Dagupan.
II. ZllIlI/xHlnl!a PiiolaKe Districi. - The Z:u~boanga Pilotage District shall embrace the waters
of the ports and harborsofZnmboanga City. Recede and from Caldera Bay to the Basilan Strait. Tietuan
Channel. Masinloc Anchorage to Talusangay harbor and Basilan Cit)' Port to Isabel a Channel.
12. Dumague/e Pi/mage Districl. - The DUlnaguele Pilotagc District shall embrace the waters
of the pOIlSand harbors of Dumaguetc Cit)'. Dais and San Carlos including the waters of the Tunon Strait
between Dumagucte and Dais and San Carlos and the Pan of Siquijor Island.
13. Aparri Pilmage District. - The Aparri Pilotage District shall embrace those commencing
at the clear waters outside of the bar nnd extending to the Cagayan Rivcr to Lal-Ioc and the ports and

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harbors of Apam. San Vicenle. Kasamhalangan. Alllunision. Mission. Ahulog. Pamplona. Claveriaand
others outlying pons at the mouth of the Cagayan River.
14. Mmao Pilota~e Disrric/. - The Ma."ao Pilotage Districtshall embrace the waters of the pons
and harbors of Nasipit. Masao. Butuan City and Cabadbaran. including Agusan River.
15. Af(/(/.~ill-SJfriRl/fI !'ilo((l.l!l' DWrict. - The Maasin-Suriguo Pilotage District shall embrace
the waters of the ports :lnd harbors of Sungao Cit)'. Placer. Arasasan. Rislig. Lianga. General Island.
Mail."lIl and all Walcrs of the harbors of Southern Leytc.
16. //i~all Pifof(/ge District. - The !ligan Pilotage District shall embrace the waters of the ports
and harbors of Plaridel. Jimenez. Olami." Cit)'. Kolambugan. !ligan Quinaland and Dipolog including
Puluan.

!7. Sitlltl.HondagJlQ and Ca.~igllr(m PilolClge District. - This pilotage district shall emhraee the
water .of the ports and harbors of Siain. Hondagua and C::tsiguran includll1g Casiguran Sound.
18. CaliJ(I/"}:WI Pilotage Dislrict. - The Catbalogan PilOlage District shall embrace the waters
of the pon of Calha logan and within telllllilesradius Iherefromincluding Maquida Hay nndall other POllS
of Samar.
19. Ta,r,:hi/aranf'ilo/llge Dis/rict. - The Tagbilaran Pilotage Di.trict shall embracc the wnters
of the ports and harhors of Jagm:l. Taghilaran. Maribojnc and COlles including Tagbilaran Channel.
:::0. 10/0 !'i/o/ll):c J)wriCI. - The Jolo Pilotage District shall embrnce the Waters of the pOll and
harbor of Jolo and all the waters within the limit of the Sulu Archipelago.
21. Pllll1pWlda1l/'il(ltliKe District. - The Pulupandan Pilotage District shall embrace the walers
from the approach of the NOIth and South Channel to Pulupandan Government Wharf includine> the
Philippine Bulk Corporation Wharf and also Han:lgo Wharf and approaches.
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2:::. Dadillf/XlIS Pil(lf(/!!e Di.ttrict. - This Pilotage District shall embrace Ihe waters and h:ubors
of the pon." of Dadianga. .Malahang. Parang. Polloc. Lcback. Milbuk. S{Ir(IIIRl/ni !lay and other pons
of Cmabato.
PAR. V. - No persall other than duly appointed pilots of a panicular pilotage district shall be
permitted to act as pilot on any foreign or coastwise vC.~selswithin the limits of said pilotage district.
PAR. VI. - Master mannen; desiring 10 he authorized a. Com/ Pilots outside of eSlablishcd
pilotage districts shall file their applications. in writing. with the Commissioner of Customs. accompanied by <I cenilicate of competenl physic inns. preferably the Custom. Medical Inspectors or physicians
of the Bureau of Quarantine. showing their geneml physical condition. particularly as to eye sight. color
perception. and hearing. and that they are not physically disqualified 10perfoml the duty of a coast pilot.
and shall produce Iheir marine cellific:nes as Illa.ter forcoaslwise or for any ocean. as well as certificates
of services duly signed and sworn to by shipowners or operators. showing that they have been in actual
command of inter-island vessels of not less Ihan 500 gross tOllSplying in Philippine waters for a period
of not less than ten years. Upon the production of the ahove-mentioned cellil'icate.". the applic:mt maybe
given a coa .t pilot permit in the discretion of the Commissioner of Customs with the approval of tilt:
Secrctary of Finance and shall be subject to the paymem of the fees prescribed therefor; Providcd. Thai
the permit issued to a coast pilot shall continue to be valid until revoked orns long as his l11arillccenificate
remains valid. Coast pilol." are hereby required to submit 10 the Commissioner of Customs :.l monthlv
report of their coast pilotage services stating therein the number and names of vessels piloted hy thc~
during the month and the placc.<;in the Philippines where they docked and undockcd [he said vessels. a."
well a<;the amount they received for their services in piloting said vessels.
PAR. VII. - Applicants for examination as Harbor Pilots in :my panicular pilotage district shnlJ
be given wrillen and practical examinations by a Board of Examiners appoimed as hereinafter provided.
which board shall give loench applicant a full and impanial rating to becellified upon each examination
paper and trans mined to the Commissioner of Cusloms for approval and release.
PAR. VIII. - Any person who ha.<;pa.sed the examinntions as district pilot a."provided in the next
preceding paragraph shall. when a vacancy in the pilotage district concerned exists. be appointed ns
harbor pilot for Ihe said districi who shall undergo training a.~:m appre1llia or "robalitlll(/r)' pilot for at
least l/rree mOlllh~except in Manila where the period of such training shall not be less than/our 1IlrJllths.

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before he is allowed loassumcd lhedulies of a regular pilot. The appointee shall be selected from a~~ng
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who have pa<;sed the practicul and wnHcn examinatIons covering the following subjects penammg
:~~~: district for which the examinmion is given and the weight of each subject shall be a<;follows:
(a)

The workings of both steam and mOlor vessels. docking and

undocking maneuvers
(b)
(c)
(ul
(e)

35%

Local banks. lides, marine buoys, currents. anchorage and berths


:lnd general conditions
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Weather, winds. marine lights and signals. and the moonng
of vessels..
.
Customs and Quarantine uws. and local harbor regulmions
General experience. papers and license held by the npplicnnt
based on length of ,~ervice minus demerits for faulty mnnne
accidents
.

20%
.

15'1<
10%

20%

A general average of seventy-five percent (75%) shnll be the pa~sing grnde for this examination:
Provided. That the exnmiOt:e shnllnot have obt~ined a gmde of less than fifty percent (50%) In any of
the examination subjects.
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The Board shall submit within ninety (90) days after the date of the exammatlon
obtained by each examinee to the Commissioner of Customs for approval and release.

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the raungs

PAR. IX. _ The Board of Exnminers .for Pil?ts shall consist of fi:e (5) members. the Ch~inn::
of the Board of Marine Inquiry ao;;ex-officIO Chalrman. two harbor ~llots of the port for V:~lch t.
examination is given and two captains who nre pilol eligibles for the sa.ld port or who.are familiar ~Ilh
the waters and vicinity of the said port. or in the absence of such Harbor PIlots ~nd CnptaJns: fou,r( 4) ~llots
of other pilotage districts who are familiar with the wmefS of the port for whIch the examllla~lOn WIll be
given. and who shnll all be appointed by the Commissioner of Customs. They shall be entItled to per
diems as provided in the next succeeding paragraph.
PAR. X. - To be admined to a pilot examination 10 qualify for appointment ao;;pilot. an applicant
must, at Ihe lime of filing his application, establish to the satisfaction of the Board that he possess the
following qualificmions:
(a) A citizen of the Philippines:
(b) At least thiny-five (35) yean; of age but nOlmore than fifty-five (55) years;
(c) In sound physical condition with perfeci senses and of good morn! character;
.
(d) A. duly licensed ma.o;;termariner of the Philippines who meets wHh any of Ihe followlllg
conditions:
I.
Has heen in aClual command of vessel or vessels of not less than 500 gross tons :or not
less than five (5) years with cenain familiarity of the waters of the port for which the
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examination is given.
Has been in actual command of vessel or vessels of not less than 500 gross tons for not
less lhan five (5) yean; but has been appointed pilot nnd creditably served as such on
foreign or coastwise vessels served ns such on foreign or coa'1;(wisc ves~els of not less
than 500 gross Ions in the Philippines for a number of years; ProVided, That the
aggregate period of service in both capacities shall not be less than five (~) y~a~ and
has certain familiarity with the waters of the port for which the exammatlOn ISgwen.
Has been in actual command of vessel or vessels of less than 500 gross I?ns .but.notless
thnn 240 gross IOns regularly calling m the port for which the examination ISgiven for

a period of not less thnn seven (7) years.


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Master mariners who have been duly appointed ao;;tempornry harbor pilots u~d who h~~e c.redltably
served a~ such on foreign and coaslwise vessels of not less than 500 gross Ions 1Il.th.e PhlhpPI~es for a
period of notlcss than fIVe(5) years maybe exempted. in the discretion of the appomtlllg.nut.honty, f~m
taking the pilots' examination and considered as automatically qualified for the port ordlstnci for whIch
they are appoinled and have been serving as such pilols.

Upon liIing his application for pilot examin~llion. an applicant shall affix n fifty JlCSOS (P50.00)
Customs slamp on his applicalion and shall pay an additional sum of fiflY peso<;,(1'50.00) in cash to be
deposited with the Cao;;hierof the Bureau of CU.<;,lOms
who shall disburse said anlOum equally to the
members of the Board as their per diems Upon presentation oflhe corresponding vouchers nnd supportin!;
documents.
All examinations for harbor pilots in all ports or pi lotage districts shall be held in 1\.1anila.The pilots'
association concerned shall defray the trunspoltution expenses of the members of the association who
are appointed ao;;members of Ihe Board of Exnminers for hnrbor pilol.
PAR. XI. - All pilots shall be appoimed by Ihe Secretary orFinunct: upon recommendation of the
Commissioner of Customs which recommendmion shall only be made nfl(.'r Ihc pi lois' as<;,ociation
concerned has been duly advised of the proposed appointment. The appoimee shall be selected from
among those who have passed the required examination for the pon for which he is appointed. the one
who oblained the highest rnting and who is cenified by Ihe physici~lI1 01 the HurC,lU of Cusloms as
physically and mentaliy fit for the work shull be preferred. He shall undergo truinin,!! as apprentice or
probationary pilot wilh regular pilots for a period of at leao;;tthree (3) months exccpt in r-.1anila..
here the
period of such training shall not be less than four (4) months. During the period of trailling, he shall
accompany regular pilots and make a careful study of the different mnneuvcrs while the vessels enters
the pon to dock nlongside the pierorto undock unlil the vessel departs free from shoal orthe vessel enter.;
the port to an assigned anchorJge and from the anchorage umilthe vessel departs free from shoal. shifting
berths. and all other maneuvers. the peculiarities oflhe different kinds of engines especially the backing
power, either single or twin screws. and all duties penaining 10 his position. including the rules of the
road, Customs and Quarantine Laws. the pilotage rcgulalion,~ nnd panicuJar h:lrhor regulntions for the
port for which he is appolllted. and the regular pilot whom the probationary pilot accompanies shall
impart his knowledge to the probationary pilol. If at the expiration of the period of his training he is
certified by the Chief Pilot ns being qualified to assume thcdulies of a regular pilot. he shall be appointed
as a regular pilot, otherwise. his appointmem as probationary pilot shall be cancellcd. provided, thai the
certification of the Chief Pilot shall be subJeclto review by the Collector of Customs having supervi.<;,ion
over the pilotage district except that in Manila such certification shall be subject 10 review hy the
Commissioner of Cusloms After completion of the probationary period designated. Ihe Chief PilO!
concerned shall. through the Collector of CU.'1;fomsconcemed. submit his cenification to the Comrnis+
sioner of Customs immediately. whether or not the probatiol':lIry pilot is qualified and entitled to be
appointed a<;,regular Harbor Pilot.
In the nbsence of eligible pilots. any ma<;,termariner of n')1 less than five (5) ycars experiencc as
rna<;,ferof a vessel of nOlless Ihan 500 gross tons. with prefere.lCe of experienced pilots in other ports.
maybe appoimed a.o;;lemporary pilot if Ihe exigencies of the service so require hut he shall remain <1
lemporary pilot until he passes the required pilot examinatiot, evell after successfully completing lbe
required apprenticeship period of not less than three 0) mon.hs.
The apprentice or probationary und temporary pilot dt'ring the appn:ntice.o;;hip period or durin!:
temporary appointment shall receive a dividend equivalent to Jne-half( 112) of the dividend receiVed hy
the regular pilot.
PAR. XII. - TheChicfPilot in the pilot<.1gedislnct ortr.~ Chief Pilot of the Pilots' association shall
be appointed by the Secretary of Finance upon recommendauon of the Commissioner of Customs from
nmong the regular pilots: Provided. ThM the regular pilo,: so recommend by the Commissioner of
Custom" wao;;duly elected by a majority vote of the membe~ Jfthe .pilots' ussocimioll conc~rned present
in a meeting called for the purpose and ns certified 10. under outh. by the Secretary of the pilots'
association or if there be no secretary, by all the membels of the pilots' a~sociution concerned and:
Provided. further. that regular pilots who. before the appro.,al of this Order, were holdmg the positions
of Chief Pilots shall continue as such Chief Pilots until theiro;;uccessors are duly appointcd in accordance
with the provisions of this paragraph.
In addilion to his dividend. the Chief Pilot of any pil)lage district shall receive a renumeratiOIl of
not less than P 150.00 a month. except those in M<1nilaand ether imponant ports who, before the approval

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of this Order. are receiving higher amounts and/or those given higher amoun,ts pursuant to .lhei~
respective by. laws which amount shall be maintained and deducted from the groS!'iIncome uflhe pIlots
associalion concerned.
PAR. XIII, - For the efficient and orderly administration oflhe harbor a~d!orpilotage district. all
pilots and/or pilots' associations, except in Manila, shall be under the s~pervlslon of th~ Collector of
Customs where their principal office is locmed. In order 10 safeguard lives and propeme.~ at, sea, the
ColleclOr of Customs concerned may. in the exercise of his supervisory power. prevent ~ny pIlot, f,rom
piloting a vessel whenever he has reasonable ground 10believe that the mental andlor ~hyslcal cundmans
or capacity of any pilot has been greatly impaired. whether permanently or otherwise.
PAR. XIV. - The Commissioner of Customs shall. eilher at hi.~own initiative or upon charges of
misconduct. negligence. inefficiency. incapacity or violation of the rules and regulati~ns or ~efu.salto
comply lawful orders of the Commissioner of Customs. preferred undcr each. order the mve~lIgatlOn.of
any pilot by a board appointed by him to be composed of the Chairman of the Board of Manne Inq~lI'Y
as Chairman and two ma.~lers mariners and one Chief Engmeer. as members. If the respondent pl.lot
belongs 10 a pilotage dimicl other than Ihat of the Port of Manila. the Collector of Customs havmg
supervision over Ihe pilotage di<;trict shall propose such mem~rs 10the ~ommissioner of Cusl~ms .for
appointment. The proceedings of the investigation together With the findmgs and rc~ommend<ltlons of
the board shall be forwarded 10the Commissioner of Customs who may thereby repnmand. suspe~~ or
dismiss the respondent pilot from the service as the circum<;lances ~fthe case may .warranl. The ~eclsl0n
of the Commissioner of CU.slOmsshall be final unless. within thirty days afler liS promulgallon. a.nd
appeal is perfected and filed in the Office of the Secretary of Finance who may confiml. revoke or modify
the said decision.
PAR. XV. -

A pilot shall be prepared to ex.hibit his appoimment at' any time when required.

PAR. XVI. - Pilots would automatically be retired or removed from service upon physical
di<;abiHtv 10 render efficient pilotage service,.
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Ali pilots in active service shall. within the month of January of each year sub~ll1t to the
Commissioner ofCusloms Iheirrespective medical certificates of physical fitness. and forthl~ purpose,
said pilots shalJ undergo rigid physical examination onc~ a year atlhe V. ,Luna ?~~eral Hospual ~r the
Veterans Memorial Hospital or in any government hospital or at the MedIcal DIVISion oft.he Bureau of
Customs, to determine their physical fitness to continue in the service: Provided, That pll~ts who are
sixty-five years of ngc or over shall submit to such rigid physical examinalion ev~ry SIX months:
Provided. further, That the Commissioner of Customs or his duly authorized representalJve may conduct
periodically an on the job test of physical fitness of pilots reaching the age of sixty ~ears or over. Any
pilot found upon ex.aminatiollto be mentally or physically unfil pennan~nt.ly and certified as such by the
examining physician shall be separated from the service by the COmlTIlSSlOnerof Customs .. Refu.ml on
1he parr of pilots In .wbl7llt 10 .fllch e;faminar;on or test shall be a \'GUd cause for .~epara1/(/fl from the
servIce.

The Chief Pilot shall submit from time (Q time to the Commissioner of Customs a wnllen report
with comment and recommendation a~ to thc physical fitne.~s of any pilot in hil>district. A pHOIwh~m
thc associatio~ believes is unfit for further serviee shall be retired.
PAR. XVII. - Members of pilots' association shall, under the immediate direction .of Ihe Chief
Pilot perform such duties relative to shipping as may from lime to time be prescnbed by the
Commissioner of Customs.
PAR. XVIII. - Pilots shall report to the Collector of Customs, copy furnished the Commission~r
of Customs. illegal acts or unusual occurrences that may have come to their knowl~dge ~nd shall. If
requesled, in ca~.s of emergency. assist any cusloms officer in the perfonnance of hiS dunes.
PAR. XIX. - Pilots shall be provided with a carry blank form. in duplieate. numbered
consecutively. (Q be used as certificates of service rendered including overtime and slat~ment of fees ~ue
the association to be signed by mastef5 of vel>sels, the original to be aUached to the bills for collectIOn
and lhe duplicate 10 be retained by the pilots' association and kept in its files.

PAR. XX. - In case of temporary abscnce of a Chief Pilot. the Commissioner


de.signate one of the regular pilOls of the a-ssociation to aCI in his place.

of Customs shall

PAR. XXI. - Chief Pilots shall have general charge and control of the pilotage service in their
respective districts subject to the provisions of these regulations, 10 the by. laws of their respective
associations and to such funher regulations :IS may be promulg:i1ed from time to time by the
Commissioner of Customs.
PAR. XXII. - A service roster shall be kept by each pilots' association and the Chief shall see
it that every pilot perfonns his duty efficiently and well.

((l

PAR. XXIII. - The following records shall be accuralely kept by pilots' a-~sociation and shall be
subject to inspection by any member thereof. hy thc Collector of Customs having supervision over the
pilotage district and by the Commissioner of Customs or his duly authorized representatives:
(a) A record of pilots in which shall be entered the name of each pilot togcther with the date of
appointment. age. place ofhirth. citi7.cnship. statement of sea service prior to date of appoint ment u.~pilo!.
notations of specially meritorious services rendered and commendations received therefor, nol:;i1ions of
complaints made against him wilh the result of invest igati 011 of same. memorandum of vessels stranded
or damaged while in his charge, together with the circumstances eonnected with each cu.~e.and any othcr
information thaI may seem proper to the Chief Pilol. the Collector of Customs or Ihe Commissioner of
Customs. All the above notations shall be signed by the Chief Pilot.
(b) Complete financial records of the association showing all receipts from every source
whalever,and the disposition of the same: amount ofca-sh on hand at the end of each month, and by whom
held: the alllount of indebtedness of the association. if any. and to whom due. In these records shall also
be entered each separate pilOlage or other fees received or collected by or for the association. including
overtime.
(c)
Records of permanent property. equipment and of such member's share thereof. During the
first month of each calendar year, the Chief Pilot shall cause all property of the association to be
appraised. allowances being made for depreciation, and shall enter the same in the property record.
(d) Records of obstructions, tides. changes of channel dredging. etc., due notice of which shnll
he fo...
arded to the Collector of Customs or Commissioner of Custont~ as the ca.se maybe.
PAR. XXIV. - All absences and leaves of pilots shall be governed by the rules of their respective
associations which hnve been duly approved by the Commissioner of Customs.
PAR. XXV. - Should a member of a pilots' a~sociation absent himself from his regular duties
without permission. he shall not be entitled to any compensalion or dividend forthe period ofhi,~ absence.
but in case of absence with leave. he shall be entitled to compensation ordividcnd for not more than thiny
days per annum. Whenever a member of an association becomes physically disabled by injuries or
disease cOIHracted in line of duty. he shall for the first two months from date of disability, receive one
half (1(2) of the monthly share of eamings allowed to each active member during the same period and
thereafter one fifth (1/5) of such monthly share provided the period of disability during which he received
compensation shall nOl exceed lwelve months.
PAR. XXVI, - Upon separation of a pilot from a pilots' association through death or any other
cause not prejudicial to his rights thereto. the remaining members shall payor guarantee to him or his
estate an amount equal to his share ill the property of the association in accordance with the latest
valuation provided fori;] clause (c) of Par. XXIII afthis Order. If a new pilot is appoiOlcd to fill a vacancy
thus crealed. he shall reimbuf5e the association in the amount paid to his predecessor by ttee association
before being allowed to assume duty. provided. that a new member may give a bond to insure payment
with the securities approved by the Commissioner of Customs and the Chief Pilot.
PAR. XXVII. -In all pilotage districts where pilotage is compulsory, there slmll be created and
maintained by the pilots or pilots' association. in the manner hereinafter prescribed. a reserve fund equal
101'1,000.00 for each pilot thereof for the purpose of paying claims for damages to vessels or propeny
caused through aclS or omissions of its members while rendered in compulsory pilOlage service. In
Manila, the reserve fund shall be P2.000.00 for each pilot.

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147
(2)

PAR. XXVIII. _ A pilots' association shall not be liable under these regulations for damage to any
vessel, or other property, resulting from acts of a member of an association in the actual performance of
his duty for a greater amount than the amount abovc.stated. the excess shall be paid by Ole personal funds
PAR. XXIX. _ Reserve funds of pilot'" association shall be deposited in such reputable banks or
depositaries a<:may be agreed upon by the members and approved by the Collector of Customs Of the
Commissioner of Customs as the case maybe. to the credit of the pilots' a.socianons. subject to
withdrawal. in whole or in part. upon order of the Commissioner of Customs with the approval of the
interest ChiefPilo[; all interest accruing on said deposits after the reserve fund has reached the prescribed
limit. maybe withdrawn annually and distribUled pro rata to the members of the respective pilots'

(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)

association,

(4)

PAR. XXX, _ In case the reserve fund of an a<;sociation shall be at anytime below the maximum
pre.c;cribed in Par. XXVII hereof. all interests accruing during Ihat time and len per centum of the net
receipts of the association shall be carried to said fund each month priorto the division of the net earnings
among the members thereof until it shall have reached or been restored to its maximum IimiL

reserve fund.
PAR. XXXII, _ When the reimbursement has been completed as prescribed in the next preceding
paragraph, the ten per centum and the interest withheld from the shares of the other pilots in accordance
with the provisions of Par. XXX hereof shall be returned to them,
PAR. XXXIII. _ Upon the retirement or death of a member of an association. the amount he has
contributed to the reserve fund shall be paid to him or his e.c;tate:Provided. that there shall not be paid
any portion of amount paid by him into that fund for the purpose of meeting claims for which he was
responsible,
PAR, XXXIV, _ Nothing in these regulations shall relieve any pilots' association or members
Ihereof, individually or collectively, from civil responsibility for damages to life or property resulting
from the acts of members in the perfonnance of Iheir duties.
PAR. XXXV. _ All pilot boats shall be painted white above the waterline and black below. with
the teller "P" in black. not less than 12-112 centimeteni in length. on both bows above the waterline.
PAR. XXXVI.During the day, pilot boats in use shall carry at the stem ablue Oag. not less than
(; decimeters wide and 9 decimeters long. having thereon a while letter "p". 12.1/2 centimeters in length.
PAR, XXXVII. _ Pilots stations shall be maintained at such place.e;a<;may be de.c;ignated by the
Commissioner of Customs and pilots on duty shall be of sufficient number and available at such times
as necessary

[0

properly perfonn their duties,

PAR. XXXVIII. _ The lawful orders of a pilot in charge of a vessel shall be promptly obeyed by
the Officer-in-Charge of any other vessel that the pilot may consider an impediment to the safe handling
of the vessel under his control.
PAR. XXXIX. _ A pilot shall be held responsible for the direction of a vessel from the time he
assumes control thereof until he leaves it anchored free from shoal: Provided. That his responsibility shall
cease at the moment the master neglects or refuse to carry out his instructions,
PAR. XL. _ The following signals from vessels shall be recognized by all pilots:
(I)

To ac;k for a pilot by day:


(a) The pilorjack hoisted at the fore.
(b) The International Code Signals or P.T.

~:

~h~ ~Yhrotech~nic.light.commonly known as blue light every 15 minUics


ng t w He light flashed or sh
h
.
bulwarks for abo t ,
'. own at s ort or frequent intervals just above the
u a minute at a time,
(c) The International Code Signals P T b n h.
I. h
(3)T'
, ..
yasmglgts
o ask aid by da)'. any of the following:
.

of the member concerned.

PAR, XXXI, _ If a payment is made from the reserve fund of an ae;sociation on account of damages
caused by a member thereof. and he shall have been found at fault. such member shall reimburse the
association in the amount so paid ae;soon as practicable: and for this purpose. not less than twenty.five
per centum of his dividends shall be retained each month until the full amount has been returned to the

To ask for a pilot by night:

A gun or other explosive signal fired at intervals of about a minute


Thc International Code Signal NC.
.
Continuous sounding with any fog signal ap
Th d'
.
paratus.
e Istance Signal consisting of a square fla h'
,h
or anythmg resembiing a ball.'
g avmg ell er above or below it a ball

To ae;k for aid by night. any of the following:


(a)
(b)

A gun or other explosive signal. fired al intervals of about a minute.


Flames on the vessel (ae; from a burning tar barrel '1 b
I
R k t
h 'I
'
,01
am. etc)
oc esors
e s,throwingstarsofanycolorordesc'
I'
fi d ..
.
intervals,
np Ion. Ire one at a time. at shon

(d)

A continuous sounding with any fog signal apparatus,

(c)

PAR. XLI. -If


for any reason a pUm does not re n alon 'd
'
where pilotage is compulsory. such vessel shall anchor:d
ke gSI e upon,am\'~1 ofa ~essel at ports
reasonable time. not less than one hour If it sh "be
ha ep the prescnbed Signal displayed for a
.,
.
.
,a
prove t treasonable effons
d
a pi otwlthout response the pavmcnt of pilot
fi
h
'
were ma e to secure
by the Collector of Cus;oms, .
age ecs 01 erwlsedue may be remitted. in whole or in part.
The agent orthe master of an outgoing vessel f
"
the Pilot Station advance nOlice eilher verb~ ' ,rom,~rt.e; where ,pilotage IS compulsory shall give
r
hour before the vessel actually dc'p"~ 1
h 10 wnllng. of the lime of sailing thereof alleast one
.s. n case t e vessel departs w'lh
h
.
corrcspondiryg pilotage fee shall be charged ag:'
t
lout t e services of a pilot. lhe
a pilot were rendered.
.
ams suc vesse In the same manner a if the services of
10

hi'

In theevenl that the masterofan outgoing vessel from a rt wh


'
.
to accept Ihe services tendered by a duly licen, d ., 1
POh
ere pilotage IScompulsory refuses
.1
,e plot orsuc pore saidpilOli!\
t'led
pi otage fee in the same manner as ,.1h"
",
en It
to recover full
IS services were rendered,
PAR. XLII. - Pilots shall without delav offer their services
'
soon ae;application by signal is made therefo~.
'.
to vessels that may reqUIre them. as
,
,PAR. XLIII. - In case of accident to a ve.e;!\elin cont If'
m wnting to the Chief PHot and to the Coli
1 C ro 0 a pilot, the latter shall repon the same
. '
eClor 0
ustoms of the principal
1
.
SUperviSIOn over the pilotage district stating the f II
'I'
par1 0 corry havmg
u partlCU am and causes ae;soon as practicable
PAR. XLIV. - Pilots shall properly and safel secu
.
requested to do so by the master of such vessels.
y
re or anchor vessels under their control when
PAR. XLV. - Any dereliction of dury or violation f
I'
immediately be reported by the mae;[t:r 1 th
,
0, regu allOns on the pan of a pilot should
'
0
e vesse on which the same DC
d
h C
I
.,
CUrTe 10 t e ollector "f
C uStOITlShavmg supervision of the pilotage d"
IStrlCI or to t Ie Corrumssloner of Cusloms.
PAR. XLVI.-As
required by Par. 61tl ofthe Revised Phili '
:.Pilols raking vessel.f to sea orbringing vessels into porI are char er;r~~ Mer~hant Marine Regulations.
In Ihe propa enforcement o/Ihe sorel}' and I d.
I'
g Wit ItilSlstlng collectors ojcusroms
.I'
00 Ing regu atlOnf The\, ihall a
. b.r
vessel to.tea whether or not Ihe provisions o.r
h
,.
.,
.'
scertaln eJore taking a
'J sue
regu atlOns have bee,
,. d .
fiound 10be improperly loaded . overload,' . or earning an exceH number orI comp Ie with, If a vessel is
to lake the ~'essel toua ami shall report th
_ oJ:'
,
, :'
'J passengers.
they shall refuse
e COTlultlonsm wrlllng 10the collect
,r
0
a vessel inpon thc\'shallascertain lifthe s
_,I"
.
,
oro) el',Homs, n bringing
,
.
ameco",.dtlOnsareSatls/actorya
d'
'/
.
IS apparelll. the pilot in charge a/the vessel h /I
I..'
n Incase 0 VIOallOn thereOf
s a report t Ie V/Olal/Ollto ,he collector of CU.froms,..

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149
Chapter II

PILOTAGE SERVICE; COLLECTION OF FEES: DISBURSEMENT OF FUNDS; AND REPORTS


TO THE COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS.
PARAGRAPH l. - Pilotage for entering a harbor and anchoring thereat, a.<;well as docking and
undocking in any pier or shifting from one benh to another shall be compulsory. except Government
vessels and vessels of foreign governments enlitled to courtesy. and other vessels engaged solely in river
or harbor work, or in a daily ferry service between ports which shall be exempt from the compulsory
pilOlage provisions of these regulations: provided. however. that compulsory piiOlage shall nOIapply in
pilotage districts whose optional pilotage is allowed under these regulations.
PAR. II. - Theemploymentofpilots
for coastwise service in Philippine waters outside of pilotage
districts or between piiOlage dislricls shall be optional. In the absence of a coa~t pilot or when none is
available, the Collector of Customs may designate any experienced harbor pilot of the pilotage district
within his jurisdiction to act as pilot upon written request by the ship's master or agent concerned within
at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance.
PAR. III. -

Any vessel employing a harbor pilot or coa.~t pilot shall pay the prescribed pilotage

or in the by~laws. as the case maybe. shall be deducted from the gross receipts prior to the division of
the net earnmgs among the members thereof.
PAR., XIII. - All property and supplies necessary for the proper equipment of pilots' associalion
l~g~~er wf"hh ~ther e.x:penses thereof. shall be paid for from receipts of said association prior 10 th~
d IVlSl0n 0 t elr earnmgs among the severnl members.
.P~R. XIV. - Upon presenl.l.Iion of properly certified vouchers covering the expenses of the
~~cJatlon. payment shall be made for the same from cash on hand. and the net receipts shall be equally
diVided among. and paid to the members of the associalion, monthly by the Chief Pilot: Provided
however, that the Reserved Fund provided for in Par. XXVII ofChapler Ishall be maintained atall "ln1eS. .
PAR. XV. - No current funds belonging 10 a pilolS' association shall be withdrawn or used in any
manner. except upon lhe vouchers. in dupliC:lIe. approved by the Chief Pilot.
.
PAR. XVI. - On or ~~ore Ihe fifleenth day of each month an accurale st3tement of receipls and
dIsbursements of.. an assoclauon for the preceding month ..shall be 'ubm"l'ed '0 ,he C ommlSSloner
..
f
C
0
ustoms. for v~nfical1on. Such statemenlS shall be accompanied by the duplicate copy of vouchers for
the corre~~ndl~g monthly expenses of the association and shall be signed by a majority of the pilots of
the aSSOCiation m the following form:

fees as provided in these regulations.


PAR. IV. - If the services of a pilot ha~ been refused without any justifiable rea~on. the
corresponding pilotage fees shall nevertheless be paid in cases where pilotage is compulsory underthese

We. members ..of the


PI'lOIS A ssoclaUon. hereby approve the payment of
----bills amounungtoP
fOf
bills.amountmg 10 P
fOf
the current expenses of this Association during the month of

regulations.

-----

PAR. V. - When a pilot is kept on board a vessel through quarantine or other causes beyond his
control. he shall be entitled to subsistence and to pay at the rate of fifty pesos (P50.OO) per day: Provided.
That all time less Ihan twenty-four hours and over six hours shall be counted as one day.
PAR. VI. - A pilot who. after reporting or board a ve.sel. shall be dismissed forthwith without
rendering any pilotage service shall be entitled to twenry pesos (P20.cX)as comPensating for the time
consumed travelling to and from the vessel.
~

PAR. VII. - When pilotage service is rendered at any pon betwt.'en suns~t and sunrise. an
additional charge of one hundred percentum (100%) over the regular pilotage fees shall be paid for
vessels engaged in foreign trade and fifty (50%) pcrcentum forcoa~twise vessels. This additional charge
or premium fee for nighttime pilotage service shall likewise be paid when the piiOlage service is
commenced before and finished after sunset or commenced before and finished after sunrisc.
PAR. VIII. - The pilotage fe~s hereinafter collected in the manner and at the rates prescribed shall
be known as "Entrance and Clearance Fees"; "Docking or Mooring Fee.~". "Undocking or Unmooring
Fecs". "Coastwise Fee" and "Swifting Fees' ..

(Sgd.)

If any member of the a~sociation shall disapprove the payment of any bill presented h. b.
.
thereto shall be stated in.writing.
. IS 0 ~ecl1on
.P~R. XVII. - At the close of each month and at the end of the calendar year. every pilots'
assocl.auon shall render to the Commissioner of Customs reports of its monthly and yearly transaction~.
the said reports to be made out on the form.s prescribed by the Bureau of Cusfoms.
~AR. XVIII. - The C~mm.ission~r~fCustoms
shall cause to be made periodic inspections of the
operatlOn~ an.d books of all pII~ts asSOClallOnsand coast pilolS. The transportation expenses, per diems
and olhe~ mCldental expen.ses mcurr~d .by Ihe Bureau of Customs for such inspeclions shall be charged
to and relm~ursed by the Pilot ASSOCiations and Coast Pilots concerned immediately upon receipt of the
correspondmg vouchers covering such expenses and per diems.
Chapter III

PAR. IX. - No clearance shaH he grnnted (Q any vessel on account to which pilotage fees are
payable unless payment has been made or guaranteed to be paid in the manner satisfactory to the Pilots
Association of the district.
PAR. X. -In case of marine accidents. causing damage to the piers and other property. private
or government. involving vessels whether or not under a pilot. no clearance for said vessel shall be
allowed by the ColleclOr of Customs unless the cost of the damage has been paid or guaranteed to be paid
by a ca~h bond in an amount sufficient to cover the cost of the damage.
PAR. XI. _ Subject to the provisions and in the manner hereinafter prescribed. all fees for all
pilolage dislricts shall be collected by, and paid to and on account of the respective pilots' a~sociation.
through its Secretary-Trea~urer. if any. not later than the last day of the month during which the pilotage
services were rendered.
PAR. XII, - The expenses of the pilots' association including the current expenses of remuneration of the Chief Pilot and the pilot acting a.~Secretary-Treasurer which are provided in the.~eregulations

SCHEDULE OF RATES OF FEES


A.

Manila Pilmage DLffricr

FOR DOCKING AT OR UNDOCKING FROM THE PIERS


PARAGRAPH I. - Pilotage for docking at leaving any Government pier or any OIher piers
wharves s~all be compulsory for all vessels of 500 gross tons or over engaged in the foreign trade ~~
the followmg fees shall be paid:
.
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
500 and under
of 1.000 and under
of 1.500 and under
of 2.000 and under
of 2.500 and under
of 3.000 and under

1.000
1.500
2.000
2.500
3.000
3.500

gross
gross
gross
gross
gross
gross

tons
tons
tons
tons
lons
tons

.
.
.
.
.
.

P 50.00
62.00
75.00
87.00
100.00
112.00

150
151
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vesselfi

of
of
of
of
of
of
of

3.500
4,000
4.500
5.000
5.500
6,000
6500

and
and
nnd
and
and
nod
and

under
under
under
under
under
under
under

4.000
4,500
5.000
5.500
6.000
6,500
7.000

gross
gross
gross
gross
gross
gross
gross

125.00
137.00
150.00
162.00
175.00
187.00
200.00
212.00
225.00
237.00
250.00
262.00
275.00
285.00
350.00
410.00
475.00
535.00

IOns
.
tons".
tom;.
tons
.
Ions
.
tons
Ions.

Vessels of 7.000 and under 7.500 gross tons.


Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

VC$scls
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of 7,500
of 8.000
of 8.500
of 9.000
of 9.500
of 10.000
of 15.000
0(20,000
of 25.000
of 30.000

and under 8,000 gros!; tons


and under 8.500 gross tons
and under 9.000 gross tons
and under 9,500 gross tons
and under 10,000 grms Ions
and under 15.000 gross tons
and under 20,000 gross tons
and under 25.000 gross tons
and under 30,000 gross tons
gross tons. or over

.
.

anchorage within the breakwater. and the following fees !\hall be paid:
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of 100 and under 500 gross


of 500 :llld under 600 gross
of 600 and under 1.000 gross
of 1.000 and under 3.000 gross
of 3.000 and under 5.000 gross
of 5.000 gross tons. or over

IOns
tons (FS)
tons
tons ..
tons
.
.
SHIFTING

.
..

P 18.00
23.00
29.00
58.00
75.00
100.00

FEES

PAR. IV. - PilOlage for vessels shifting benh in the Pasi!,! River. when done without lefting go
all m,!orings. shall be optionnl. It is compulsory. however. when done under steam or by towing. and the
fees therefor shall be paid at the rate provided in the proceeding pnrngraph; provided. that vessels exempt
from compulsory pilotage by the preceding pnragraph shnll not be required to take a pilol in shi fling bcnh.
but should a pilot' s service be requested and rendered. the same rates provided in the preceding paragraph
shall be paid.
OTHER PILOT AGE SER VICES

PAR. II. - Pilotage for anchoring or leaving an anchorage within the breakwater shall he
compulsory for all vessels of 500 gross tons. or over. engaged in the foreign trade. and the following fees

PAR. V. - The employmcnt of a pilot for a trial run of a vessels in Manila Bay. or in any pilotage
service not otherwise specifically provided for herein. rendered within thc limits of the Manila Pilotage
District shall be optional bul should pilotage service be reques.ted and rendered. a fcc of PI 15.00 shall
be paid in addition to the regular pilotage fees hereinabove prescribed.

shall be paid:

B.

FOR MOORING OR UNMOORING WITHIN THE BREAKWATER

Vessels
Ves!\els
Ves!\els
Ves!\els
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of

500
1.000
1.500
2.000
2.500
3.000
3.500
4.000
4,500
5.000
5.500
6.000
6.500
7.000
7,500
8.000
8.500
9.000
9.500
10.000
15.000
20.000
25.000
30.000

nnd under 1.000 gross tons


and under 1.500 gross tons
and under 2.000 groS!\tons
and under 2.500 gross tons
and under 3,000 gross IOns
and under 3,500 gros!' tons
and under 4.000 gross tons
and under 4,500 gross (Ons...
and under 5.000 gross tons.
and under 5,500 gross tons.
and under 6.000 gross IOns
and under 6,590 gross IOns
and under 7.000 gros.tons
and under 7.500 gross tons..
and under 8.000 gross tons
and under 8.500 gross tons
and under 9.000 gross tons
and under 9.500 gross tons
and under 10.000 gross tons
and under 15.000 gross IOns
and under 20.000 gross IOns
and under 25.000 gross IOns.
and under 30.000 gross tons
gross tons. or over

P 25.00
30.00
37.00
~3.00
50.00
56.00
62.00
68.00
75.00
81.00
87.00
93.00
100.00
106.00
112.00
118.00
125.00
131.00
137.00
145.00
175.00
205.00
235.00
265.00

Cehu PiJOfa~e District


PILOT AGE ENTRANCE

AND CLEARANCE

PAR. VI. - Pilotage through the Cebu Channel shall be compulsory 10 all vessels engaged in the
foreign trade and the following fces shaJI be paid:
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of

I J),)O
1.000
2.000
3.000
4.000
5.000
7.000
9.000
11.000

gross tons
and under
and under
and under
and under
and under
and under
and under
gross tons.

.
2.000 gross
3.000 gross
4.{X)()gross
5.000 gross
7.000 gross
9.000 gm.ss
11.000 gross
or over

tons
tons
.
tons
tons
tons .
lOn.s
tons
.

I' 93.00
150.00
175.00
200.00
225.00
250.00
285.00
310.00
350.00

.
.
.

.
.

Vessels taking pilots Ihrough the eebu Channel upon entrance of clearance shall be exempt from
the docking feeexeerl if the vessels first anchor in the stream longer than twelve (12) hours in which case
they shall pay the docking fee. The pilotnge provided for in this paragraph shall be optional to coastwise
vessels bu!should pilOlage service be requested and rendered.thc feesa.s prescribed above less ten (10%)
per cenl shall be paid.
Tanken; or any other \'essels drawing more than 26' draft entering in the north entrance and those
drawing more than 27' draft entering in the south channel to dock at the Shell inSinUations or at anyolher
private wharves shall he charged P125.00 in addition to the regular pilotage fees prescribed herein for
extraordinary service assumed by the pilot on duty. half of which amount sh,,11he retained and considered
as the Cebu Pilm's Association Fund.
DOCKING PILOTAGE

FOR COASTWISE VESSELS WITHIN TflE BREAKWATER


PIERS AND THE PASIG RIVER.

FEES

FEES

AND TO THE GOVERNMENT

PART Ill. - PilOlage shall be compulsory for vessels of 100 gross IOns or over engaged in the
coastwise trade. docking or leaving any Government pier. and optional for anchoring or leaving an

PAR. VII. - Pilotnge for all \'essels engaged in the foreign and coa.stwise trade docking at the
Government piers or wharves or at private piers or whnrves shall be compulsory. and the following fees
shall be paid:
Vessels of
Vessels of

300 and under


500 and under

500 gross tons


700 gross Ions

.
.

P 15.00
20.00

153

152
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of

700 and under 1.000 gross


1,000 and under 2.000 gross
2.000 and under 4.000 gross
4.000 and under 5.000 gross
5.000 and under 7.000 gross
7.000 and under 9.000 gross
9.000 and under 11.000 gross
11.000 gross tons. or over

tons
tons
tons
tons.
tons
tons
tons

.
.

.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.

44.00
63.00
75.00
100.00
125.00
138.00
163.00
188.00

provided. however. that pilottlges of vessels engaged in coa twise trade docking tilthe above-mentioned
piers and wharves the pilotage fee shtlll be those prescribed above less ten per cent (10%).
UNDOCKING AND SHIFTING FEES
PAR. VIII. - Pilotage for all vessels undocking from Government piers or wharves orfrom private
piers or wharves shall be compulsory and shall pay the same fee..as provided for in Paragraph VII above.
Pilotage for all vessels shifting from one dock to anolher by means of her own motive powershall
be compulsory and shall pay the prescribed fees for undocking and docking.
Pilolage for all vessels shifting from one anchorage to another shall be compulsory and shall pay
the same fees for docking and undocking aprescribed above.
C.

Iloilo Pilow}:l' District

PILOTAGE IN ILOILO STRAIT


PAR.IX.- Pilotagc through the Iloilo Strait. to and from the harbor(Dumangas Point on Ihe North
and Sinapsapan Point on the South) shall be compulsory for all vessels engaged in foreign trade and the
following fees shall be paid:
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of

I.(X)()gross Ions
t.OOOand under 2.000 gross tons
2.000 gross (Ons 3.000 gross Ions
3.000 and under 4.000 gross tons
4.000 and under 5,000 gross Ions
5.000 and under 7.000 gross tons
7.000 and under 9.000 gross tons
9,000 and under' I 1.000 gross IOns
II.(X)()gross tons. or over

.
.
.
.
.
.
.........................................
.

.
.
.

P 93.00
150.00
175.00
200.00
225.00
250.00
285.00
310.00
350.00

PILOTAGES FOR ANCHORING OR LEA VING ANCHORAGE WITHIN THE ILOILO HARBOR
PAR. X. - Pilotages for anchoring or leaving an anchorage of shifting from one anchorage 10
another within the Iloilo Harbor shall be compulsof)' for vessels of 500 gross tons. or over. engaged in
foreign trade and Ihe following fees shall be paid:
Vessels of
Vessels of
Vessels of
Vessels of
Vessels of
Vessels of
Vessels of
Vessels of
Vessels of
Vessels of
Vessels of
Vessels of
Vessels of

500 and under 1.000 gross tons


.
1.000 and under 1.500 gross Ions
.
1500 and under 2.000 gross tons
.
2.000 and under 2500 gross tons
.
.
2,500 and under 3.000 gross tons
.
3.000 and under 3.500 gross tons
.
3.500 and under 4.000 gross tons
.
4.000 and under 4.500 gross Ions ..................................................................
4.500 and under 5.000 gross tons
.
5.000 and under 5.500 gross tons
.
5.500 and under 6.000 gross (ons
.
6.000 and under 6.500 gross tons
.
6.500 and under 7.000 gross tons
.

P 25.00
30.00
35.00
44.00
50.00
55.00
63.00
69.00
75.00
81.00
87.00
93.00
100.00

Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of

7.000
7.500
8.000
8.500
9.000
9.500
10.000
10.500
11.000

and under 7.500 gross Ions


and under 8.000 gross Ions
and under 8,500 gross tons
and under 9.000 gross tons
and under 9,500 gross Ions
and under 10.000 gross IOns
and under 10.500 gross Ions
and under 11.000 gross tons
gross tons. or over

.
.
.
.

.
.

.
.
...........................
.

.
.

106.00
112.00
118.00
125.00
131.00
137.00
145.00
150.00
188.00

Provided. thai vessels taking pilots through the Iloilo Straits shall be exempt from the payment of
docking and undocking fees except when the vessel first anchor in the stream longer than twelve (12)
hours in which cae they shall pay the docking fees.
DOCKING AND UNDOCKING AT PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT
PRIV ATE PIERS.

PIERS. WHARVES AND

PAR. XI. - Docking or undocking at Philippine Government piers or wharves and private piers
like the VISTRANCO Installations wharf at Jordan. Guimaras Island, shall bccompulsory for all vessels
engaged in foreign trade. and the following shall be paid:
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of

500 and under


700 gross
700 and under 1.000 gross
1.000 and under :2.000 gross
2.000 and under 4.000 gross
4.QtX)and under 5.000 gross
5.000 and under 7.000 gross
7.000 and under 9.000 gross
9.000 and under 11.000 gross
11,000 gross tons. or over

tons
tons .
lon.~
tons
tons
Ions
tons
tons

P 20.00

.
.

.
.
.
.

.
.

44.00
63.00
75.00
100.00
125.00
138.00
162.00
188.00

PILOTAGE IN THE ILOILO RIVER


PAR. XII. - Pilotage in Ihe Jloilo River shall be compulsory for all vessels of seventy-five gross
tons or over which shall pay the following fees:
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of

75 and under
300 and under
500 and under
700 and under
1.000 and under
2.000 and under
2.500 and under
3.000 and under
3.500 and under
4.000 and under
4.500 and under
5.000 and under
5.500 and under
6.000 and under
6.500 and under
7.000 and under

300 gross tons


500 gross tons
700 gross tons
1.000 gross Ions
2.000 gross tons
:!.500 gross Ions
3.000 gross Ions
3,500 gross tons
4.000 gross Ions
4.500 gross tons
5.000 gross tons
5.500 gross tons
6,000 gross tons
6.500 gross tons
7.000 gross tons
gross Ions. or over

.
.
.
.
.

I' 20.00
25.00
30.00
43.00
56.00
62.00
75.00
87.00
100.00
112.00
137.00
162.00

.
.
.
.

187.00
212.00
237.00
275.00

Provided. ho..
ever, thtll pilotage of vessels engaged n coaslwise (rade in the Iloilo River shall pay
the pilotage fees prescribed above less ten percent (10%). Provided. funhcr that the provisions of this
paragraph shall not apply to vessels engaged exclusively in daily ferry service and to ve..sels engaged
in fishing and lowing.

154
D.

155
Davao Pilotllxe Di.flr;cf

E.

Tar/ohm! Pilowl!f /JiJlriCf

DOCKING AT OR LEA VING THE GOVERNMENT PIERS AND PRIV ATEL Y.OWNED WHARVES

SAN JUANICO STRAIT PILOTAGE FEES

AND PIERS.
PAR. XII. - Pilotage shall be compulsory for all vessels of foreign registry of 100 gross Ions. or
over. and Ihose of Philippine registry engaged in foreign trade. docking alar leaving the Government
piers and private-owned wharves or piers at the Pon of Davao and Ihe following fees shall he paid:
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
of
of
of
of
of
of

100 and under


500 and under
1.000 and under
3,000 and under
5.000 and under
7.000 and under
10.000 gross !Ons,

500 gross IOns.


1.000 gros..~Ions.
3.000 gross tons
5.000 gross Ions.
7.COOgross tons
10,000 gross IOns
or over
.

P 30.00
50.00
90.00
125.00
155.00
185.00
215.00

.
.

PAR. XVII. - Pilotage Ihro the San Juanico Sirait for vessels of 60 gross IOns or over shall be
compulsory and Ihe following fees shall be paid:
.
Ves.~els of
60
Vessels of
250
Vessels of
500
Vessels of
750
Vessels of 1.000

Vessels of
Vessels of
Vessels of
Vessels of
Vessel.~ of
Vessels of
Vessels of
Vessels of
Vessels of

75 and under
300 and under
500 and under
700 and under
1.000 and under
2.000 and under
3,000 and under
5.000 and under
7.000 gross Ions.

300 gross
500 gross
700 gross
1.000 gross
2.000 gross
3.000 gross
5.000 gross
7.000 gross
or over ...

IOns
Ions.
IOns
Ions
Ions
Ions
Ions
tons

8.00

12.00
17.00
29.00
40.00
46.00
58.00
81.00
104.00

.
.
.

PILOT AGEFOR ANCHORING OR LEA VING AN ANCHORAGE AND SHIFTING ANDCIIANG.


ING BERTH.
PAR. XV. Pilotage for anchoring or leaving an anchorage or for shifting orchanging benh in the
harbor shall be compulsory for all vessels engaged in foreign trade and Ihe following fees shall be paid:
Vessels under 1.000 gross tons
Vessels of I.tX)Qand under 3.0()Q.1~:rossfOns .
Vessels of 3.000 gross tons or over
.

P 31.00
43.00
69.00

Vessels shifting or changing benh in the harbor shall pay fifty per centum (50%) of Ihe above

PAR. XVIII. Vessels


Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

UXX> gross Ions


1.000
3.000
5.000
7.000

and under
and under
and under
gross tons.

.
3.000 gross tons
5.000 gro.~s Ions .
7.000 gross tons
.
or over...
.

.............................

lOllS...
Ions
tOilS.
tons ...

PILOTAGE

..

Provided. that vessels taking pilots through the Pakiputan Strait from Santa Ana 10 Sasa. or vice.
versa. shall. however. be exempt from Ihc payment of fees for the compulsory pilotage for docking or
undocking a.~prescribed in Paragraphs XltI and XIV above.

P 5.00

.................
..........................
.....................

10.00
20.0{l
38.00

............................

60.00

AT SAN PEDRO BA Y

PAR. XIX. - Pilotage for vessels entering or leaving the P(;n ofTaclohan
Bay shall be compul.~of)' and the following fees shall be paid:
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
60
of
250
of
500
of 1.000

and under
250 gros.s
and under
500 gross
and under 1.000 gross
gross tons. or over

tons
tons
Ions
.

through 'the San Pedw

.
................
.

.................
...................

P 35.00
69.00
86.00
115.00

Provided. however. that pilolage of coa.<>lwisevessels the fees shall be Ihose prescribed ahove less
tcn(IO%)percent.

F.

Bico! Region Pilotage Di.trrict


PILOTAGE FEES

Pilotage in the Pon of Mercedes shall be compuls~ry and Ihe following fees shall be

paid:
For each entrance or clearance - P6.00 per 3 decimeters (one foot) draft of vessel; and
For changmg or shifting benh - P2.85 per 3 decimeters (one fooll draft of vessel.

P 62.00

FEES

Vessels of25 gross tons or over shall pay the following docking .:andshifting fees:

of
25 and under
75 gross
of
75 and under
150 gross
of
150 and under
250 gross
of
250 and under 1.000 gross
of 1.000 gross IOns. or over ....

PAR XX. -

125.00
175.00
218.00
250.00

P 37.00
56.00
75.00
93.00
125.00

Provid.ed. however. that in ca."e of coaslwise vessels docking and shifling benh. Ihe fees shall be
those prcscnbcd above less ten (10%) per cent.

PAKIPUTAN STRAIT FROM SANTA ANA TO SASA

PAR. XVI. - PilOlagc Ihrough Pakiputan Sirait from Santa Ana 10 Sasa in the Pan of Davao. or
vice-versa. or upon enlrance or clearance. shall be optional 10 all vessels. but should pilotage service be
requested and rendered the following fees shall he paid less than len percenl (10%) for coa.~lwise vessels:

.
.

PORT OF MERCEDES

PILOTAGETHRU

under
under
under
under
under

DOCKING ANI) SIIIFTING

prescribed fees.

Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

Ions
tons
Ions.
IOns

" Provided: thaI any vessel paying for pilOlage through the San Juanico Strait shall not be required
to pay Ihe dockmg and shifting fees which are OIhcrvJise compulsory and provided funherlhal co;mwisc
vessel!> shall pay the hove fees less lcn per cen! (10%).

PAR. XIV. - Pilotage for all vessels of75 gross tons. or over. engaged in the coastwise trade.
docking alar leaving Ihe Government piers or wharves allhe Pan ofDavao shall be compulsory and Ihe
following fees shall be paid:

and under
250 gross
and under
500 gross
and under
750 gross
and under 1.000 gross
gross tOilS.or over

PORT OF JOSE PANGANIBAN.

T ABACO AND LEGASPI. PILOTAGE FEES

~AR. XXI. - For every vessel engaged in foreign lrade. pilotage shall be compulsory
followmg fees for each entrance and mooring or clearance and unmooring. shall be p3id:
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
500 and under
of 1.000 and under
of 1.500 and undcr
of 2.000 and under
of 2.500 and under
of 3.000 and under

1.000
1.500
2.000
2.500
3.000
3.500

gross
gross
gross
gross
gross
gross

Ions
Ions
Ions
Ions
IOns
tons

.
.
.

.
.
:::::::::::.::::::::::::::::::::::
.

and the

P 50.00

62.00
75.00
87.00
100.00
112.00

156

157

Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of

3.500 and under 4.000 gross Ions


4.000 and under 4,500 gross tons
4,500 and under 5.000 gross tons
5.000 and under 5.500 gross Ions
5.500 and under 6.000 gross tons
6.000 and under 6,500 gross Ions
6.500 and under 7.000 gross tons
7.()(X)and under 7,500 graS.1itons
7.500 and under 8,000 gross Ions
8,000 and under 8.500 gross tons
8,500 and under 9,000 gross tons
9,000 and under 9,500 gross tons
9.500 and under 10.000 gross tons
10,000 and under 11,000 gross tons
11,000 and under 12,000 gross Ions
12.000 gross tons, or over

125.00
137.00
150.00
162.00
175.00
187.00
200.00
212.00
225.00
237.00
250.00
262.00
275.00
300.00
325.00
350.00

.
.
.
.
.

PILOTAGE FOR COASTWISE

.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
VESSELS

. t d shall be compulsory
and for each
. .
PAR XXIl. - Pilotaue for vessels engaged in coastwise ra e
.
e
.
. f
hall be paid'
docking and mooring or undocking and unmoonng. the followmg ecs s
.
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
50 and under
300 gross
of
300 and under
500 gross
of
500 and under 1.000 gross
of 1.000 and under 3,000 gross
of 3,000 gross tons or over

P 18.00
7.20

tons
tons
tons
tons

27.00
55.80
78.30
.

SHIFrING

Vessels of 25.000 and under 30.000 gross tons


Vessels of 30.000 gross Ions. or over

450.00
525.00

PAR. XXV. - Pilotage for all vessels engaged in Ihe coastwise trade of from 100 gross tons and
over docking at or leaving the Government pier or wharf and privately-owned piers or wharves shall be
compulsory and Ihe following fees shall be paid:
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessel]
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of

100 and under


500 and under
700 and under
1,000 and under
2.000 and under
3,000 and under
5.000 and under
7.000 groS.1itons,

500 gross tons


700 gross tons
1,000 gross tons
2,000 gross Ions
3.000 gross tons
5.000 gross tons
7,000 gross Ions
or over

SHIFrING

.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.

AND CHANGING

P 12.00
17.00
23.00
35.00
46.00
58.00
80.00
104.00

ANCHORAGE

PAR. XXVI, - Pilotage for entering the Satangas Harbor and anchoring in Ihe Quarantine
Anchorage shall be optional bUIpilOlage for shi fting therefrom orchanging anchorage in the stream shall
be compulsory for vessels engaged in foreign lrade, and the following fees shall be paid:
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
H.

FEES

.
.

of
of
of
of
of
of

100 and under 1.000 gross


1,000 and under 3.000 gross
3.000 and under 5,000 gross
5.000 and under 7.000 gross
7,000 and under 10,000 gross
10.000 gross Ions, or over

ton
Ions
tons
Ions
Ions

P 25.00

.
.
.

37.00
62.00
87.00
112.00
138.00

Ma.finloc-Sanra Cruz Pilorage District

PAR XXIII. _ For shifting vessels from one berth 10 another or for anch~ring or leaving an
anchorage'in the stream within the pilotage limits of the above-named ports, the p.llotage fees shall be

PILOTAGE FEES FOR ENTERING OR CLEARING


WHRAF FOR FOREIGN VESSELS.

50% of the regular fees prescribed above.

PAR. XXVII. - Pilotage shall be compulsory for all vessels cngaged in foreign trade enlering or
leaving the Ports ofMaliinloc and 5am3 Cruz, docking al or leaving the piers or wharves oflhe said ports
including the privately-owned and the following fees shall be paid:

G.

Baranga.f Pilotage District

DOCKING ATOR LEA VINe; GOVERNMENT PIERS AND PR IVATE-OWNED PIERSIWHARVES.


PAR XXIV _ PilOlage for docking at or leaving Ihe Government pier or wharf and ~rivate.ly. . or w h'arves In
. th e Pa n 'of Batan"a,1ishall
be compulsory for all vessels cngaged In foreign
owned PICrs
~
trade, and the following fees shall be paid:
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vcssels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of

500 and under


1,000 and under
2.000 and under
3JX)() and under
4,000 and under
5,000 and under
6,000 and under
7,000 and under
8.000 and under
9,000 and under
10,000 and under
11.000 and under
12.000 and under
15,000 and under
20,000 and under

1,000 gross tons


2.000 gross tons
3.000 gross tons
4,000 g:ross Ions
5,000 gross tons
6.000 gross tons
7.000 gross Ions
8.000 gross tons
9,000 gross tons
10.000 gross tons
11.000 gross tons
12.000 gross tons
15.000 gross tons
20,000 gross tons
25,000 gross tons

.
.

..

..

.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.

P 50.00
62.00
75.00
87.00
100.00
112.00
125.00
137.00
162.00
187.00
212.00
237.00
262.00
325.00
377.00

Vessels
Vessels
Ve5sels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
of
of
of
of
of

1.000
5.000
7,500
10,000
15.000
20,000

PORT AND DOCKING

and under 5,000 grOS.1iIons


and under 7.500 gross tons
and under 10.000 gross Ions
and under 15,000 gross Ions
and under 20.000 gross tons
gross Ions. or over

OR LEAVING

.
.
.
.
.
.

187.00
219.00
312.00
375.00
4J7.00
512.00

Vessels entering to anchor. changing or shifting berths in Ihe harbor, stream or anchorngc shall pay
fifty per centum (50%) of the above prescribed fees.
COASTWISE

VESSELS

PAR. XXVIII. - Pilotage shall be 0plional for coastwise vessels. but should pilolage service be
requested and rendered. a fee of P69.00 for each entrance orclearance, including docking or undocking
shall be paid.
I.

Cagayan de Oro Pilotage Di.nricr

PILOTAGE FEES FOR FOREIGN VESSELS DOCKING AT OR LEA VING GOVERNMENT


PRIVATELY-OWNED WHARVES

OR

PAR. XXIXI. - Pilotage shall be compulsory for vessels engaged in foreign trade of 100 gross
tons or over. docking at or leaving Ihe Government wharf or any privately-owned wharf in the Port of

159

158
Cagayan de Oro. and the following fees shall he paid:
Vessels of
Ve~~el~ of
Ves~el~ of
Vessels of
Ves.~els of
Vessels of
Vessels of

100 and under


500 and under
1.000 and under
3.000 and under
5.000 and under
7.000 and under
7.000 gross Ions.

500 gross tons


.
1.000 gro~s tons
3.000 gro~~ tons ..
5.000 gros.~ tons
7.000 gross IOns ..
10.000 gross IOns
or over
.

P 31.00
50.00
90.00
125.00
155.00
185.00
215.00

.
.
.

PILOTAGE FEES FOR COASTWISE

of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of

75
300
500
700
1.000
2.000
3.000
5.000
7.000

and under
and under
and under
and under
and under
and under
and under
and under
gross tons.

300 gross
500 gross
700 gross
1.000 gross
2.000 gross
3.000 gross
5.000 gross
7.000 gross
or over

PILOTAGE FEES FOR ANCHORING.

Ions
Ions
IOns
Ions
Ions
Ions
IOns
IOns

.
.

.
.

.
.

..

.
..

R.OO
12.00
17.00
23.00
35.00
46.00
58.00
81.00
104.00

SHIFTING OR CHANGING BERTH IN THE STREAM

PAR. XXXI. - Pilotage for anchoring in the stream or for shifting or changing berth Ihcrein shall
be0plional forall ve~sels but should pilotage service he requested and rendered.lhe following fees shall
be paid:
Vessels under 1.000 gross tons anchoring
in the stream
.
Vessels of 1.000 gro~s tons and under 3.000
gross Ions anchoring in the stream
.
Vcsscl.~ of 3.000 gross tons or over anchoring
in the stream
,..........................

43.00
.

69.00

Sail Fernando. [,II VIII'fIIl (/nd Daf:lIJ1arl Pifo/(/Ke

DurriCl

PILOTAGE FEES FOR FOREIGN VESSELS PORT OF


SAN FERNANDO, L.U.
PAR. XXXII, - Pilolage shall be compulsory for all ve:-sels engaged in foreign trade entering the
Port of San Fernando and docking at the GovemmeOl wharf or any pri \'ately-owned wharf or leaving said
wharf and cleaflllg lhe port. and lhe following ft.'Csshall be paid:
Vessels of 1.000 and under 5.{X)Qgross IOns
Vessels of 5.000 gross Ions or over

..

.
.

1'185.00
310.()()

PILOTAGE FEES FOR COASTWISE VESSEL


PAR. XXXIII. - Pilotage shall be compulsory for vessels engaged in coastwise lrade, docking at
or leaving lhe GovemmeOl wharf or privately-owned. wharves. and Ihe following fees shall be paid:

1'35.00
5S.00
86.00

.
OR CLEARING TilE PORT OF lJAGUPAN

PAR. XXXIV. - Pilolage for all vessels of three 0) gross tons or over. elllering or clearing Ihe
Port of Dagupan shall be compulsory and the following fees shall be paid:
Vessels of 3 and nO! more th:lfl 50 !!mss lOllS.
for each enlr:lflce or clearance. per gross ton~
Vessels of 50 gros.s tons or over. for each
entrance or clearance. per three decimeler
(one foot) drafl
.
K.

ZilmbowlKlI

1'0.30

1.90

Pi/ofliXe Di.flric/

PILOTAGE FEES FOR VESSELS ENGAGED

IN FOREIGN TRADE

PAR. XXXV. - Pilotage shall be compulsory for all vessels engaged in foreign lrade of I(XIgros.~
Ions or over. docking at or leaving the Government wharf of allY privately-owned piers or wharves in
the Port of l.amhoanga. and the follOWing fees shall he paid:
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
100 and under
500 gross IOns
of
500 and under 1.000 gros.s tons
of 1.000 and under 3.000 gross tons
of 3.000 and under 5.000 gross Ions
of 5.000 and under 7.000 gross tons
of 7.000 and under 10.000 gross Ions.
of 10.000 and under 12.000 gross tons.
of 12.000 and under 15.000 gross. Ions
of 15.000 and undt:r 20.000 gross tons
of 20.000 gross tons. or over
.

.
.
.
.
.

.
.

PILOTAGE FEES FOR VESSELS ENGAGED


P30.oo

Provided. however. that coastwise vessels shall pay less by then per ceOl (IO%),
Vessels shifting or changing berth in lhe stream shall pay fifty pcrcentum (50%) of the prescribed
fees above,
J.

PILOTAGE FEES FOR ENTERING

VESSELS

PAR. XXX, - Pilotage for ve~sels of Philippine registry engaged in the coastwise lrade of from
75 and under 300 gross tons docking or undocking at the Govemmenl wharf or any privatelY-(I,:ned
wharf. anchoring or leaving an anchorage in the stream or forshifling orchanging ocrthshall he optional
and compulsory for those of)oo gross tons or over. and lhe following fees shall he paid'
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Ves.';els
Vessels
Vessels
Ves~els
Vessels
Vessels

Vessels of
100 and under 1.000 gross Ions
Vessels of 1.000 and under ).000 gross lOllS
Vessels of ).000 gross tons or over

IN COASTWISE

P 30.00
50.00
90.00
125.00
155.00
185.00
215,00
262.00
300.00
350.00

TRADE

PAR. XXXVI. - Pilotage shall bt: compulsory for vessels engaged in the coaslwise lrade of75
gross Ions. or ovt:r. docking alar leaving lhe Government wharf or any privalely*owned wharves. and
the following fees shall be paid:
Vesse1.s of
Vessels of
Vessels of
Vessels of
Vessels of
Vessels of
Vessels of
Vessels of
Vessels of

75 and under
300 and under
500 and under
700 and under
1.000 and under
2.000 and under
3.000 and under
5.000 and under
7.000 gross tons.

300 gross IOns


500 gross tons
700 gross lon.S
I,DODgross toilS
2.000 gross Ions
3.000 gross Ions
5.000 gross tons .
7.000 gross tons
or over

I'

.
.

S.OO
[2.00
17.00
29.00
40.00
46.00
58.00
80.00
104.00

Provided. that pilotage for undocking vessels of75 gross IOns or over. but less than 300 gross tOilS
from the Zamboanga Wharf shall be optional. but should pilotage service he requested and rendered, the
pilolage fee shall he collected as provided herein.
PILOTAGE FEES ANCHORING. SHIFTING OR CHANGING
BERTH IN THE STREAM
PAR. XXXVII. - Pilotage for anchoring in Ihe stream or for shifting or changing Ocrth therein
shall be compulsory for all vessels engaged in foreign trade, and the following fees shall be paid:
Vessels under 1.000 gross tons anchoring

in the slream within the harbor lirnit~ or an

160

161
imaginary line extending from the East bank of the mouth of Ria Hondo south to its intersection
with an imaginary line drawn due east point of Lin Ie Sanla Cruz Island; thence along an imaginary
line drawn from Cawa.Cawa southward thus interesting the imaginary line drawn eastward from
the point (east) of Litlle Sanla Cruz Island
P 31.00
Vessels of I ,000 and under 3.000 gross tons anchoring in the stream within the harbor limits
44.00
Vessels of 3.000 and under 5.000 gross IOns anchoring in the stream within the harbor limits

Vessels of 2.500 and under


Vessels of 3.000 and under

3.000 gross (on~


3.500 gros~ Ions

69.00
Vessels of 5.000 gross Ions

Vessels of 3,500 and under

4.000 gross ton_~

Vessels of 5.500 and under


Vessels of 6.000 and under

6,000 gross Ions


6.500 gross tons

Ves~els of 7.500 and under


Vessels of 8,OOOandunder

8,000 gross (ons


9.000grosslOns

Of

over anchoring in the strenm within the harbor limits

100.00
Vessels shifting or changing berth in the harbor shall pay fifty per centum (50%) of the above
prescribed fees.
L.

Aparri Pjfota~e District (Cagayan)

PILOTAGE FEES FOR ENTRANCE AND CLEARANCE OF VESSELS


AND COASTWISE TRADE AT THE PORT OF APARRI.

ENGAGED

IN FOREIGN

PAR. XXXVIII. - Pilolage for all vesl"els of 40 grosl" tons or over entering or clearing the Port
of Aparri shall be compulsory for vesl"eis engaged in foreign and coastwil"e trade, and the following fees

Vessels of 40 and under 200 gross tons, per 3 decimeters


(one foot) draft

r 3.10

Vessels of 200 and under 500 gross IOns, per 3 decimelers


(one foot) draft
.
Yesl"els of 500 and under 750 gross Ions. per 3 decimeters
(one (ool) drafl
.
Vessels of 750 and under I.()(X)gross tons. per 3 decimelcrs
(one foot) draft

10.00

Vessels of I.()(X)gross Ions or over. per 3 decimeters


(one foot) draft

11.25

6.25
8.10

Provided. however, that pilolage of vessels engaged in coastwise lrade entering or clearing the Port
of Aparri, the pilotage fees shall be Ihose prescri~d above less ten per centum (10%).
SHIFTING

FEES

PAR. XXXIX. _ Pilotage forshifling vessels from one berth to anolher shall be compulsory. and
lhe following fees sh311~ paid:
Vel"sell" of
25 and under
75 gross tons
Vesl"els of
25 and under
150 gross tons
Vessels of
150 and under
250 gross IOns
Vessels of
250 and under 1.000 gross tons
Vessels of 1,000 and under 3.000 gross Ions
Vessels of 3.000 and under 5.000 gross tons
Vessels of 5.000 gross tonI", or over

.
.
.
.
.
.
.

P 250
5.00
8.75
3.25
25.00
32.00
40.00

Provided, however, that pilolagc of vessels engaf:ed in coa~twise trade shifling from one berth to
another. the pilotage fees shall be thol"e prescri~d above less ten per centum (10%).
DumaKuetc,

PILOTAGE

'aE
..

~:::::::;
~:E:~
:~~:~
E::::::~:

SlilFTING

AT OR UNDOCKING

:~:~

:::: :~~~

~~::::~;
~::::
~~:~;
;::~~::
:~~:
:::.:: ..:..:.:::..

155.00
168.00

::

'.

Vessels of 9.000 and under 10.000 gross lon~

::~~
205.00
215.00

:.: :........
:::.::::::: ..::.

230.00
:::::::.:::::::::::::::::::::

~~~::

PAR. XLII. - Pilotage from Ihe Quarantine Anchorage 10 any anchorage in the stream of th"
Dumaguete Hm:oor. or shifting a vessel from one berth 10 anOlher shall be compulsory and ~he foil
....
~~I~~d:
.
~Ing
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of

100 and
500 and
1.000 and
1.500 and
2.000 and
2.500 and
3,000 and
3,500 and

under
under
under
under
under
under
under
under

Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
of
of
of

4.000
4.500
5,000
5.500

under
under
under
under

and
and
and
and

P 20.00
25.00
30.00
37.00
43.00
50.00
56.00
4,500
5.000
5.500
6.000

gross
gross
gross
gross

tons....
Ions.
Ions
tons

62.00
68.00
75.00
81.00

::::::.....................

~~;;~:;~;
~::::
~~:~;
~::
;;~;;:~~;:..::::::.:

Vessels of 7.000 and under


Vessels of 7,500 and under
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
of
of
of

7.500 gross Ions


8.000 gross Ions.......

:~~
:~~:~
..

8.000 and under 8.500 gross tons


:..:' . ':..:::': .. :........
. . . ..
8.500 and under 9.000 gross Ions
..
9.000 and under 10.000 gross ton~ ::::::::::::::::::::................................................
10.000 ross Ions or ove
g

FEES FO~ PILOTAGE ON FOREIGN


TANON STRAIT.

VESSELS

GOING TO BAIS OR SAN CARLOS

112.00
118.00
125.00
137.00
145.00

ENTERING

.PAR. ~L1II. -:- Pilotage service for vessels engaged in foreign trude going to Bais or San Carlos
entenng Tanon Slrall from the South shall be compulsory and shall be rendered b Ih
b
DIP.'
. A
..
.
y e mem ers a lhe
umague
e I at s ssoclatlOn. The
Qu aranunc
. A nc horage
d'
. Pilot shall meet the vessel
. . at the Duma'uele
'"
an ~hall bnng the. vessel up to Bms or San Carlo~ Anchorage. a~ lhe Case maybe. Fees for such pilolage
s~rvIce shaH be pald.1OI~ Dumaguete Pilo!s' Association at rales based upon the nautical miles run and
dIstance covered which In no case shall he higher Ihan that charO"edbv
lhe Cebu P,.loI'. A SSOClatlOIJ.
..
F rom
eo

r.

BaiJ and San Car/OJ Pi/maKe DiJtric/

FEES FOR DOCKING

81.00
93.00

".........

:::::::::...............

Vessels of 10.000 gross Ions. or over

shall be paid:

r-.1.

j~r:~E~~
iEE~---::

FROM

DUMAGUETE

PIER.

AND

RERTH.

PAR. XLI. _ For docking at or undocking from Ihe pit:r at the Pan of Dumaguetc. pilotage shall
be compulsory and the following fees shall be paid:

162

163

the anchorage.

to the pier or wharf of said pom. the pilotage is optional, but should pilotage service be

requested and rendered. the fees as provided for above shall be paid.
Pilotage service for foreign vessels going 10 San Carlos or Bais from the North ofTanon Strait, or
bound for aoy other port or point. otherlhan Dumaguete. within the collection district shall be optional,
but should such service he requested. the same shall he rendered by the members of the Dumaguete
Pilots' Association and it shall be subjecllO the fees prescribed herein for such service.
PILOTAGE FEES OF VESSELS OF PHILIPPINE REGISTRY DOCKING AT GOVERNMENT
PIER AT DUMAGUETE

Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
of
of
of
of

11.000
12.000
15.000
20.000
25.000

and under 12.000 gross


and under 15.{KK)gross
and under 20.000 gross
and under 25.000 gross
gross toIlS. or over
.

[30.00
1.l0.(XJ
170(XJ
190,00

lon.S .
IOns.
Ions
Ions

210.00

........

260.00
JIO.OO

...........................
.

360.00

PAR. XLIV. _ Pilotage forvessels of I 00 and under 500 gross tons. engaged in tilecoaSlwise lrade
docking mthe Go\'enlln~nl pier at Dumaguet~ shall he optional and (hose of 500 gross tons or over shall

FEES FOR DOCKING AND UNDOCKING GOVERNMENT


VESSELS ENGAGED IN COASTWISE TRADE.

be compulsory.

PA'R. XLVIIPilotage fordacking:J.l or leaving: from the Governmenl and riv


'
~r wha~'es at an: p~n wi,lhlllihe Masao Pilotage DistrtCI excepl tho.se in and inc1u~n!! ~~~I~ ,:: :end

Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

Vessels of 8.000 and under 9.000 gross IOns.


Vessels of 9.000 and under 10.000 gross Ions.
Vessels of 10.000 and under 11.000 gross tons

of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of

and the following

100
500
800
1.000
2,000
3.000
4.000
5.000
6.000
7.000

and under
and under
and under
and under
and under
and under
and under
and under
and under
gross tons

fees shall be paid:

500 gross
800 gross
1.000 gross
2.000 gross
3.000 gross
4.000 gross
5.000 gross
6.000 gross
7.000 gross
or over

P 12.00
15.00
23.00

tons.
Ions
Ions.
tom; ....

33.00
45.00
55.00
68.00
79.00
90.00
100.00

10m ".

tons.
ton."
tons ..
tons
.

.
.

Th~ employment of a pilot for the purpose of undocking


should pilotage service he requested nnd rendered. the same as
Coastwise vessels employing the services of a pilot shall
alongside the 'Dumaguete pier. But vessels' of foreign registry

coa<;twise vessels shall be 0plional but


those provided fordocking shall be paid.
be given priority and preference to dock
shall be given preference and priorilY 10

Vessels of
Vessels of
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
of
of
of
of

for \essels of 50 gros.s tons orovcrcngaged

50 and under
300 and under
500
1.000
3.000
5.000
7.000

and under
and under
and under
and under
gross tons.

1.000 gross
3.000 gro.ss
5.000 gross
7.(X)O gross
or over

Ions
IOns
Ions
tons

hereof shall he paid


N.

Mll.HIO Pilolaf.fe Dis/riel

PILOTAGE FEES FOR DOCKING OR LEAVING GOVERNMENT

AND PRIVATE PIERS FOR

VESSELS ENGAGED IN FOREIGN TRADE.


PAR. XLVI. _ Pilolage for docking or leaving the Government pier or wharf or any privatelyowned pier or wharf at any port in the Masao Pilotage District. except those in the Agusan River. shall
he compulsory for all vessels engaged in foreign trade. and (he following fees shall he paid:
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of

500 and
1.000 and
2.000 and
3.000 and
4.000 and
5.000 and
6.000 and
7.lXXJ and

under
under
under
under
under
under
under
under

1.000 gross 10roS .


2.000 gross IOns .
3.000 gross tons
4.000 gros.<;Ions.
5.000 gross tons
6,nOO gross tons
7.000 gross tons
8.000 gross tons ...

.............................................

P 40.(XJ
50.(XJ
6700
70.00
80.00
90.00
100.00
110.00

.
.
.

O(XJ
15.00
30.00
50.00
6.1.00
8.1.00
100.00

FEES FOR ENTERING ANO CLEARING AGUSAN RIVER. DOCKING AT OR UNDOCKING


FROM GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE WHARVES FOR VESSELS ENGAGED IN FOR
EIGN TRADE.
.
PAR. XL VIII. -

PBolage for entering 'or de.lring

Vessel~ under 1000 ~ross IOns ..


Vessels of 1.000 and under 2.000 gross Ions

PAR. XLV. _ Pilotage from Dumaguelc Collection District to another district shall be optional
but if such service is needed. a pilot of the District of Dumaguele may conduct the vessel up to the first
port of call ofthcolhcrdislriet
whenever a coast pilot is not available. and the fees prescribed in Par. XLII

........ :.................

accordance

DUMAGUETE COLLECT[ON DISTRICT TO ANOTHER DISTRICT.

in the coasTwise trade-. and t~ following

:;00 gross Ions


500 gross tons

~~;:.':~'~c~~ea;:,io:i~';

PILOTAGE FEES AWM

OR WHARFOF

~il~:

f::.~ls~a~lo:P;~:~?

dock along th~ south side of the pier.


Pilolage service for docking or undocking any vessel at any privately.owned
wharf or pier shall
be optional but if pilolage.: service is requested and rendered. the corresponding
fees sha1l be paid in
with the rates fixed in Par. XLI and Par. XLIV hereof.

AND I'RIVATEPIER

i;::ss~~~~~~:;~hClOOf

Vessels of
Vessels of
Vessels of
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vcssels
~essels
essels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of

2.000 and under


3.000 and under

3.000 gross Ions


4.000 gross tons

4,000 and under

5.000 gross tons ..

5.000
6.000
7.000
8.000
9.000
10.000
12.000
15.000
20.000
25.000

and under 6.000 gross


and under 7.000 gross
and under 8.000 gross
and under 9.000 gross
and under 10.000 gross
and under 12.000 gross
and under 15.000 gross
and under 20.000 gross
and under 25.000 gross
gross Ions. or over

Agusan River dockin . at or und

shall be c~mpul,o'Y

tons.
IOns
IOn.S.
tons ..
tons ..
ton.~ .
lOllS .
tons
Ions

f~, nil m~"s

engag:~~70~~;
P 25.00
3.1.00
50.00
70.00
90.00
110.00
130.00
1.10.00
170.(XJ
190.00
210.00
230.00
250.00
280.00
310.00

.
.
.
.

.,'

..

FEES FOR VESSELS ENGAGED IN COASTWISETRADEENTER ING ANDCLEARING AGUSAN


RIVER. DOCKING AT OR UNDOCKING FROM GOVERNMENT PIER OR WHARVES.
PAR. XLlX ..- PiI?tage for entering or clearing Agusan River. docking at or undock in fro
Government and pnvate piers or wharves the.rein. shall be eompulsory for vessels of'iO "ros" 'on g
m
en"a"ed ',n coas' . I d
d h
. . . e- ..~ s orover
e- e- Wise ra e. an t e follOWing fees shnlI be paid:
.
Vessels of
Vessels of

50 and under
500 and under

500 gross tons


700 gross tons

.
:::::.:::........................

.
P 20.00
15.00

164

165

Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
of
of
of
of

700
1.000
2,400
4,000
5.000

and under
and under
and under
and under
gross tons.

1,000 gross
2.000 gross
4,000 gross
5,000 gross
or over

Ions
Ions
tom......................................................................
tons
-

.
.
.
.

30.00
45.00
60.00
85.00
110.00

FEES FOR SHIFTING BERTH


PAR. L. - Pilotage for vessels shifling from one benh 10 another shall be compulsory for vessels
of 50 gross tons or over. and Ihe following fees shall be paid:
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

O.

of
of
of
of
of
of
of

50
500
1.000
2,000
3,000
4.000
5,000

and under
and under
and under
and under
and under
and under
gross Ions.

500 gross tons.


1.000 gross Ions
2,000 gro.ss tons ."....
3.000 gross tons
4.000 gross tons "
5,000 gross tuns
or over
"

..

"

."
.

"

P 10.00
20.00
35.00
50.00
65.00
80.00
100.00

".
" ..

" .

..

.
"

"

.
.

Jli8an Pilotage District

FEES FOR DOCKING AND LEAVING GOVERNMENT

AND PRIVATE PIERS OR WIIARVES

FOR VESSELS, ENGAGED IN FOREIGN TRADE.


PAR. L1._ Pilotage for docking at orundocking from the Government pier or wharf and privatelyowned piers or wharves at any pan within the Iligan Pilotage District shall be compulsory for all vessels
engaged in foreign trade. and Ihe following fees shall be paid:
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
or
of
of

under gro.ss Ions


,..,
"
", "
"
I ,000 and under 2.000 gros.s tons "............
..
""
2,000 and under 3,000 gross Ions
"
3,000 and under 4.000 gross IOns
"
4.000 and under 5.000 gross Ions
5.000 and under 6.000 gross Ions
6.000 and under 7,000 gross Ions
"....
..
,.,.""
7,000 and under 8,000 gross Ions
..
.
8,000 and under 9,000 gross tons "....
..
.
9.000 and under 10.000 gross tons
.."." .."
.
10,000 and under 11.000 gross tons.
...." " ,.......
..
11,000 and under 12.000 gross Ions ...,,, ...
12.000 and under 15.000 gross tons.
15,000 and under 20.000 gross Ions
" .
20,000 and under 25,000 gross Ions ,
' ..,
" .
25,000 and under 30,000 gross Ions
"
.
30,000 gross Ions. or over
. "
,
"

.
.
.
.
.
.
.

P 40.00
50.00
60.00
70.00
80.00
90.00
100.00
110.00
130.00
150.00
170.00
190.00
220.00
260.00
310.00
360.00
410.00

FEES FOR DOCKING AND LEAVING GOVERNMENT AND PRIV ATE PIERS OR WHARVES
OF VESSELS ENGAGED IN COASTWISE TRADE.
PAR. L11.- Pilotage for docking or leaving Government and privately-owned piers or wharves
al any port wilhin the lIigan Pilotage Districl shall be compulsory for vessels engaged in the coaslwise
Irade of 50 gross IOns or over. and the following fees shall be paid:
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
50 and
of
300 and
of
500 and
of 1.000 and
of 3,000 and

under
300
under
500
under I ,000
under 3.000
under 7.000

gross
gross
gross
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15.00
25.00
45.00
63.00

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90.00

FEES FOR SHIFTING BERTH


PAR. Llil. - Pilotage for vessels shifting from one bcnh to another shall be compulsory for vessels
of 50 gross tons or over, and the following fees shall be paid:
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
50 and under
of
500 and under
of 1.000 and under
of 3.000 and under
of 5.000 gross Ions,

P. ~ Maasin-Surigao

500 gross
1,000 gross
3.000 gross
5.000 gross
or over

IOns
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tons

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25.00
35.00
70.00
100.00

Pi/mage District

FEES FOR DOCKING AND LEA VING GOVERNMENT


FOR VESSELS ENGAGED IN FOREIGN TRADE.

AND PRIV ATE PIERS OR WHARVES

PAR. L1V. - Pilotage for docking or leaving lhe Government and privately-owned piers or
wharves at any pan within the Maasin-Surigao PilOiage District shall be compulsory for all vessels
engaged in foreign trade, and Ihe following fees shall be paid:
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of less than I ,CKlO gross tons


of 1.000 and under 2.000 gross Ions
of 2.000 and under 3.000 gross Ions
of 3,000 and under 4.000 gross Ions
of 4.000 and under 5.000 gross tons
of 5.000 and under 6.000 gross Ions
of 6,000 and under 7.000 gross Ions
of 7,000 and under 8.000 gross tons
of 8,000 and under 9,000 gross tons
of 9,000 and under 10,000 gross tons
of 10.000 and under 11.000 gross Ions
of 11.000 and under 12.000 gross Ions
of 12.000 and under 15.000 gross Ions
of 15.000 and under 20,000 gross tons
of 20,000 and under 25,000 J;!ross tons
of 25,000 gross Ions. or over

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50.00
60.00
70.00
80.00
90.00
100.00
110.00
'130.00
150.00
170.00
190.00
210.00
260.00
310.00
360.00

FEES FOR DOCKING AND LEA VING GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE PIERS OR WHARVES
OF VESSELS ENGAGED IN COASTWISE TRADE.
PAR. LV. - Pilotage for docking or leaving the Government and privately-owned piers or
wharves at any pon within the Maasin-Surigao Pilotage Dislrict shall be compulsory for vessels of 50
gross tons or over engaged in coaslwise lrade, and the following fees shall be paid:
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
50 and under
of
300 and under
of
500 and under
of 1,000 and under
of 3.000 and under
of 7.000 gros.s Ions,

300 gross
500 gross
1,000 gross
3,000 gross
7,000 gross
or over

tons
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P 10.00
20.00
30.00
50.00
70.00
100.00

FEES FOR SHIFTING BERTH


PAR. LVI. - Pilotage for all vessels shifling from one benh to anOlher shall be compulsory
vessels of 50 gross Ions or over and Ihe following fees shall be paid:
Vessels of
50 and under
500 gross tons
Vessels of 1.000 and under 3,000 grOs.stons ,

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for

P 15.00
35.00

167

166
Vessels of 1.000 and under 3.(X)()gros.<;tons
Vessels of 3.()(X)and under 5.000 gross Ions
Vessels of 5.000 gross tons. or over

Q.

Siain.Hondagua

5.00
70.00
100.00

.
.
.

and Casiguran Pi/otaKe District

FEES FOR DOCKING AND LEAVING GOVERNMENT

AND PRIVATE PIERS OR WHARVES

FOR VESSELS ENGAGED IN FOREIGN TRADE.


PAR. LVII. _

Pilotage for docking or leaving the Government

and privately-owned

piers or

wnarve.<;al any pan. within the Siain-Hondagua and Casiguran Pilotage District shall be compulsory for
all vessels engaged in foreign trade. and the following fee shall be paid:
Vessels of less than 1.000 gross tons
Vessels of 1.000 and under 2.000 gross tons
Vessels of 2.000 and under 3.500 gros.<;IOns
Vessels of 3.000 and under
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of
of

4.000
5.000
6.000
7.000
8.000
9.000
10.000
11.500
12.000
15.500
20.000

and under
and under
and under
and under
and under
and under
and under
and under
and under
and under
and under

.
.
..

4.000 gross (Dns


5.500
6.000
7.500
8.000
9.500
10.000
11.500
12.000
15.500
20.000
25.500

gross
gross
gross
gross
gross
gross
gross
gross
gross
gross
gross

Ions
IOns
Ions
tons...
tons
Ions
Ions
(Dns
tons
tons
IOns

P 40.00
;0.00
60.00
70.00
80.00
90.00
100.00
110.00
130.00
150.00
170.00
190.00
210.00
260.00
310.00
360.00

.
.
.
.
.
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Vessels of 25.000 gross tons. or over


FEES FOR DOCKING AND LEAVING GOVERNMENT

.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.

AND PRIVATE PIERS OR WHARVES

FOR VESSELS ENGAGED IN COASTWISE TRADE.


PAR. LVIII. _ Pilolage for docking or leaving the Government and privately-owned piers or
wharves at any port within the Siain.Hondagua and Casiguran PiIOlage Dislrict shall be compul~ory for
vessels of 50 gross Ions or over engaged in coaslwise Iradc. and thc following fees shall be paId:
Vessels of

50 and under

500 gross Ions.

P 15.00

Vessels of 3.000 and under 5.000 gross Ions


Vessels of 5.000 gross Ions. or over

70.00
100.00

For undocking and/or clearing out, the above prescribed fees shall be paid.
FEES FOR DOCKING AND LEAVING GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE PIERS OR WHARVES
FOR VESSELS ENGAGED IN COASTWISE TRADE.
PAR. LXI. - PilOlage for vessels of from 50 and under 500 gross Ions engaged in the coastwise
trade. docking at or undocking from the Government and privately-owned piers or wharves shall be
oplional. however. pilolage for those 500 gross tons or over shall be compulsory. and the following fees
shall be paid:
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vess~ls

of
50 and under
500 gross tons
of
500 and under 1.000 gross Ions
of 1.000 and under 2.000 gross tons
of 2.000 gross Ions. or over

P 20.00
30.00

;0.00

.
.

PAR. LXII. - Pilotage for all vessels of 50 gross IOnsor over shifting or transferring: from one ben.h
or anchorage to another shall be compulsory and Ihe fees for vessels engaged in foreign lrade shall be
75% of the prescribed fees for such vessels and 50% of the prescribed fees for coastwise vessels.
S.

Tagbilaran PilmaRe Di.urict

FEES FOR DOCKING AND LEAVING GOVERNMENT


FOR VESSELS ENGAGED IN FOREIGN TRADE.

AND PRIVATE PIERS Oil WllARVES

PAR. LXIII. - Pilolage for docking or leaving the Government and privalely-owned piers or
wharves al any pan. within the Tagbilaran Pilotage Dislrict shall be compulsory for <IIIvessels engaged
in foreign trade. and the following fees shall be paid:
Vessels
Vessels
VeSiels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
of
of
of
of
of

500
1.000
2.000
3.000
4.000
5.000

and under
and under
and under
and under
and under
gross Ions.

1.000 gross
2.000 gross
3.000 gross
4.000 gross
5.000 gross
or over

tons
:..............
Ions
tons
tons...
IOns

P 50.00
62.00
75.00
8.7.00
100.00
110.00

FEES FOR DOCKING AND LEAVING GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE PIERS OR WHARVES
FOR VESSELS ENGAGED IN COASTWISE TRADE.
PAR. LXI\'. - Pilotage for docking or leaving the Govemment and privately-owned piers or
wharves at any port within Ihe Tagbilaran Pilolage Dislrict shall be compulsory for SOOgross Ions or over
and optional for vessels of 50 and undcr 500 gross Ions. engaged in the coaslwise ITade. and Ihe following
fees shall be paid:

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Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
50 and under
500 gross Ions.
of
500 and under 1.000 gross tons
of 1.000 and under 2.000 gross IOns .
of 2.000 gross IOns. or over
.

CarbaloRan Pi/orage Di.tlrict

FEES FOR DOCKING AND LEA VING GOVERNMENT

PAR. LX. _ Pilotage for entering and anchoring or docking at any Government and privalelyowned piers or wharves for clearing the waters Iherefrom within ten sea miles radius including Maquida
Bay from Catbalogan and the walers of Calbayog and olher ports of Samar for vessels engaged in foreign
trade shall be compulsory. and the following fees shall be paid:
of
of
of
of
of
of

500
1.000
2.000
3.000
4.000
5.000

and under
and under
and under
and under
and under
gross tons.

1.000 gros.c;tons
2.000 gross tons
3.000 gross tons
4.000 gross IOns
5.000 gross tons
or over

P 20.00
20.00
50.00
70.00

FEES FOR SHIFTING BERTH


AND PRIVATE PIERS OR WHARVES

FOR VESSELS ENGAGE IN FOREIGN TRADE.

Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

70.00

FEES FOR SHIFTING BERTH

..
.
.

.
.
.
.
.
.

P 50.00
62.00
75.00
87.00
100.00
110.00

PAR. LX V. - Pilolage forall vesselsof50 gross ton~ or over shifting ortransfcrring from one berth
or anchorage 10 anolher shall be compulsory and the fees for vessels engaged in foreign trade shall be
75% of Ihe prescribed fees for such vessels and 50% of the prescribed fees for coa.~lwisc vcssels.
T.

1010 Pilotage DislriC/

FEES FOR DOCKING AND LEA VING GOVERNMENT


FOR VESSELS ENGAGED IN FOREIGN TRADE.

AND PRIVATE PIERS OR WHARVES

PAR. LXVI.- PilOiageshall be compulsory for vessels engaged in foreign trade of IOOgross IOnS
or over. docking at or leaving from the Government or privately-owned piers or wharves at any port
within Ihe Jolo Pilotages Dislrict. and the following: fee shall be paid:
Vessels of
Vessels of
Vessels of

100 and under


500 and under
1.000 and under

:H)O gross tons


1.000 gross Ions
3.000 gross Ions

.
.
.

P 30.00
50.00
90.00

169

168
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
of
of
of

3.000
5.000
7.000
10.000

and under 5.000 gross tons


and under 7.000 gross tons
and under 10.000 gross tons
gross Ions. or over

125.00
155.00
185.00
215.00

FEES FOR DOCKING AND LEAVING GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE PIERS OR WHARVES
FOR VESSELS ENGAGED IN COASTWISE TRADE
PAR. LXVII. _ Pilolage for docking or leaving Ihe Government and privately.owned piers or
wharves at any port within Ihe Jolo Pilotage Dislrict shall be compulsory for vessels of 50 gross tons or
over engaged in thc coa.<;lwisetrade and the following fee." shall be paid:
Vessels of
50 and under
300 gross tons
. P 50.00
20.00
Vessels of
300 and under
500 gross tons
..
.
30.00
Vessels of
500 and under 1.000 gross IOns
.
50.00
Vessels of 1.000 and under 3.000 gro~ tons
.
70.00
Vessels of 3.000 and under 5.000 gross tons
.
100.00
Vessels of 5.000 gross Ions. or over
.
FEES FOR SHIFTING BERTH
PAR. LXVIII. _ Pilotage for all vessels of 50 gross tons orover shifting or transferring from one
benh or anchorage to another shall be compulsory and the fees for vessels engaged in foreign trade shall
be 75% of the prescribed fees for such vessel~ and 50% of the prescribed fees for coa.<;twise vessels.
U.
I'

Pulupandan Pilotage Di.ftrict

FEES FOR DOCKING AND LEA VING GOVERNMENT


FOR VESSELS ENGAGED IN FOREIGN TRAOE.

AND PRIV ATE PIERS OR WHARVES

PAR. LXIX. _ Pilotage for docking at or leaving the Government pier or wharf and privatelyowned piers or wharves at any ports or place wilhin the Pulupandan Pilotage District shall be compulsory
for all vessels engaged in foreign trade. and the following fees shall be paid:
Vessels of
500 and under 1.000 gross tons
. P 93.00
150.00
Vessels of 1.000 and under 2.000 gross Ions
.
.
175.00
Vessel~ of 2.000 and under 3.000 gross tom
.
200.00
Vessels of 3.000 and under 4.000 gross Ions
..
.
225.00
Vessels of 4.000 and under 5.000 gross tons
..
.
250.00
Vessels of 5.000 and under 7.000 gross tons.
.
.
285.00
Vessels of 7.000 and under 9.000 gross tons ..
310.00
Vessels of 9.000 and under 11,000 gross IOn.~ .
350.00
Vessels of 11.000 and under 15.000 gross IOns
.
410.00
Vessels of 15.000 gross tons. or ov.er
.
PILOTAGE FOR COASTWISE

VESSELS

PAR. LXX. _ PilOiage for all vessels engaged in the coastwise lrade of from 100 gross Ions and
over docking at or leaving the Government pier or wharf or any olher place wilhin the Pulupandan
Pilotage Districi shall be compulsory. and Ihe following fees shall be paid:
P 12.00
Vessels of
100 and under
500 gross ton<;....
..
.
17.00
Vessels of
500 and under
700 gross (Ons
.
23.00
Vessels of
700 and under 1.000 gross IOns
..
.
35.00
Vessels of 1.000 and under 2.000 gross tons
.
46.00
Vessels of 2.000 and under 3.000 gross tons
.
58.00
Vessels of 3.000 and under 5.000 gross (ons
.
80.00
Vessels of 5.000 gross lOllSor over
.
FEES FOR SHIFTING BERTH
PAR. LXXI. _ For shifting vessels from one berth to another or for anchoring or leaving an
anchorage in the stream within the pilotage limits. the pilotage fees for vessels engaged in ioreign trade
shall be 75% of the regular fees prescribed above for such vessels. and for vessels engaged in coastwise
trade. the pilotage fees shall be 50% of Ihc regular prescribed fees for such vessels.

V.

Dadiangas Pilotage District

FEES FOR DOCKING AND LEA VING GOVERNMENT


FOR VESSELS ENGAGED IN FOREIGN TRADE.

AND PRIV ATE PIERS OR WHARVES

PA~. LXXII. - Pilo~ag.e for docking at or leaving Ihe Government pier or wharf or privatel owned p~ers or.wharves wllhm the Da~ianga." Pilotage District shall be compulsorv for all vessJs
engaged In foreign (rade. and Ihe followmg fees shall be paid:
.
Vessels of
Vessels of
Vessels of

100 .md under


500 and under
1,000 and under

500 gross Ions


1.000 gross Ions
3.000 gross tons

P 30,00
50.00

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Vessels of 9,000 and under 10,000 gross tons


:
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Ves!;els of 10.000 gross IOns. or over
....................................

185.00
215.00
~50.00

FEES FOR DOCKING AND LEAVING GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE PIERS OR WHARVES
FOR VESSELS ENGAGED IN COASTWISE TRADE.
PAR. LXXIII. - PiiOIage.fo~docking at or leaving Ihc Govemmenl and pri\'mely-owned piers or
wharves many pOIl or place wlthm Ihe Dadiangas PilOlngc DisiriCI shall be compulsory for vessel
of 50 gross Ions or over engaged in the coaslwise trade and Ihe following fees shall be paid:
.. s
Vessels of
Vessels of
Vessels of
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels
Vessels

of
of
of
of
of

50 and under
300 and under
500 and under

300 gross Ions


500 gross tons
700 gross Ions

.
.
::::::::::::..:

700 and under 1.000 gross tons

.
.

::.:.:::::::::::::

I.OCXI and under 2.000 gross Ions


2.000 and under 3,000 gross Ions
3.000 and under 5.000 gross tons
5.000 gross Ions. or over

.
.

.
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.
:::::.:::::::::::::::::

P 8.00
12.00
31.00
43.00
50.00
62.00
87.00
112.00

FEES FOR SHIFTING BERTH


PAR .. LXXIV. - F~r ~hifting. vessels fr~m one berth to another or for anchoring or leaving an
anuhorage m Ihe Slream wuhm the pllOlage limns. the pilotage fees for vessels engaged in foreign t~dc
shal: be ~5~ oft~e regular fees prescribed above for such vessels. and for vessels engaged ill coastwise
traJ_. thc pllOlag_ fees shall be 50% of the regular fees prescribed for such vessels.
CIlAI'TF.R

IV

FINAL PROVISIONS
.
PARAGRAPH I. - .P~nal'y Clau.{C.- An)' pilot. marine officer and all other,.; concerned found
vlOlatlllg. any of.lhe pr~vlslons of ~his Order shall be subject to punishment hy suspension ami/or
cancellation of hiS appOintment a.<;pilot and other disciplinary aClion.
PAR',II.-Repealin}:
CiauJe. - All Customs Adminislratlve Orders and all others Customs rules
and regulatIons thereof. contrary toor ill conflict wilh the provisions oflhis Order are herehv supe' d d'
or repealed.
. .
rse e
.f~AR. Ill. -

Effectivity. -

This Ordershall

take effect fifteen (IS) davs after its publication in the

OffiCIal Gal.erre.

PAULO C.l\1AIUANO
Acting Commiuioner of CU.Holllx
Approved: OCtober 13. 1965.
As per our Indorsement dated October 13. 1965
RUFINO G. IIECIIANOV
Secretary of Finllncc