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  • Pilotage and pilotage exemption

    pilotage and pilotage exemption

    1. pilotage is compulsory for entrance and departure of a ship

    2. any person in need of pilotage service should make a report at least 5 hours in advance of the service start time to yeosu district pilot association(662-1383,2383,3383) via phone or wireless communication(vhf ch 8~13).

    ships subjected to compulsory pilotage
    • foreign ships with gross tonnage over 500 tons
    • korean ocean going vessels with gross tonnage over 500 tons
    • among barges, only a tug boat combined with a barge (pusher barge) is applied. gross tonnage in this case is the combination of the gross tonnage of a tug boat and that of a barge.

    * gross tonnage of a ship is measured according to international convention on tonnage measurement of shipsor tonnage 69. (but a home trade vessel's gross tonnage is the one on the certificate of a ship's nationality)

    embarking & disembarking areas of a pilot in yeosu port and gwangyang port
    embarking & disembarking areas of a pilot in yeosu port and gwangyang port
    classification name areasec vessel in use
    embarking area section no. 1 the area within a line connecting the following 5 points 34-40-53.89n 127-54-53.2 34-41-49.70n 127-55-42.21e 34-41-23.95n 127-56-38.32e 34-40-37.12n 127-56-49.10e 34-40-29.94n 127-55-42.21e - vessels with draft over 14m - vessels with gross tonnage over 70,000ton (except container ship) - dangerous cargo vessel with tonnage over 50,000ton
    disembarking area section no. 2 the area within a line connecting the following 4 areas 34-42-41n 127-50-16e 34-41-32n 127-52-22e 34-41-57n 127-52-42e 34-43-05n 127-50-33e - vessels with draft over 14m - vessels with gross tonnage over 70,000ton (except container ship) - dangerous cargo vessel with tonnage over 50,000ton
    embarking & disembarking section no. 3 the area within a line connecting the following 5 points 34-44-03n 127-50-34e 34-44-58n 127-49-58e 34-45-46n 127-49-57e 34-45-30n 127-48-38e 34-44-03n 127-49-02e - vessels except those using no.1 and no. 2 pilotage sections.

    embarking & disembarking areas of a pilot is applied only for vessels entering and departing on a sea route, not on port facilities (berth, basin)

    application for exemption of compulsory pilotage

    in order to be exempt of compulsory pilotage when entering and departing, a shipping company or an agency applies for exemption of compulsory pilotage to our administration. if our administration judges that the ship can safely enter and depart without a pilot after checking the following criteria for exemption, we issue a documentation of compulsory pilotage exemption.


    • a shipmaster goes on board a vessel within +-30% tolerance of gross tonnage of a vessel that he applies for compulsory pilotage exemption, and enters to and departs from the same pilotage area more than 4 times a year or more than 9 times in 3 years from the day an application of pilotage exemption was filed (for those carrying hazardous cargo or oils, more than 8 times in 1 year or more than 18 times in 3 years). in this case both the concerned shipmaster and the vessel are eligible for compulsory pilotage exemption.
    • when the shipmaster with exemption of compulsory pilotage based on regulation no. 1 (above) moves to a vessel (hereinafter referred to as "similar vessel") smaller than or bigger (within 30% tolerance of gross tonnage of the vessel mentioned regulation no. 1 above) than the vessel mentioned regulation no. 1 above, and the vessel enters to and departs from the same pilotage already with exemption of compulsory pilotage, both the concerned shipmaster and the vessel are in application of compulsory pilotage exemption.
    • when experiencingcompulsory pilotage two times within a year since the day of filing a compulsory pilotage exemption application, it must beless than a year after getting off the concerned vessel or the similar vessel.
    • compulsory pilotage is a must when a concerned shipmaster with compulsory pilotage exemption is onboard the concerned vessel or a similar vessel, and does not enter the concerned pilotage area again within a year since departure, but only when he or she has experienced compulsory pilotage two times within a year since the day the application for compulsory pilotage exemption was filed.
    • such an exemption also applies when a dock master enters to and departures from a pilotage area of yeosu port (for test driving of a manufactured or a repaired vessel) more than 6 times within a year since the day the application for compulsory pilotage exemption was filed.
    exceptions are applied in times of bad weather condition and emergencies.

    an administrator can make a temporary change of a pilotage area within the purview of maintaining security to address operational challenges caused by the following reasons (1):


    • the wave height is over 2.0m and the wind velocity is over 14m/sec within the pilotage area.
    • when entering and departing from a ship building yard to repair a ship.
    • when experienced compulsory pilotage two times within a year since the day of filing a compulsory pilotage exemption application. in this case it is less than a year after getting off the concerned vessel or the similar vessel.
    • when anchoring urgently due to poor visibility or vessel failure
    • emergencies with a patient in urgent need of care and the like.
    location map of embarking & disembarking areas of a pilot in yeosu port and gwangyang port

    location mao of embarking & disembarking areas of a pilot in yeosu port and gwangyang port

  • night time pilotage

    Night time pilotage

    legal basis
    • article 18 of paragraph 2 of the pilotage act (pilotage can be rejected with a valid reason)
    • article 34-2 of the pilotage act and its enforcement ordinance of article 18-4 of paragraph 2 (function as a local council)
      • - how to hire a pilot and consultation on the need to operate pilotage
    • article 39 of paragraph 1 of the public order in open ports act(control vessel traffic for safety if necessary)
    operations per port
    operations per port
    per port berthing capacity
    (dwt)
    night time pilotage
    berthing unberthing
    yeosu all piers 6,000 applicable to all ships applicable to all ships
    t/s - restriction on over g/t 10,000 less than draft 15m (agreement by pilotage operation association)
    yeocheon petrochemicals 10,000 applicable to all ships applicable to all ships
    jungheung 5,000 applicable to all ships applicable to all ships
    samnam 3,000 applicable to all ships applicable to all ships
    cosmos 5,000 applicable to all ships applicable to all ships
    gs-caltex oil product 50,000 restriction on over g/t 10,000 applicable to all ships
    lg-vcm 5,000 applicable to all ships applicable to all ships
    nakpo 50,000 applicable to all ships(agreement by pilotage operation association on aug. 5, 2009) applicable to all ships
    lpg 65,200 restriction on a dangerous cargo vessel over g/t 30,000
    (butrestriction on a dangerous cargo vessel over 10,000 to 30,000 only from 23:00-5:00)
    applicable to all ships
    e 1 3,000 applicable to all ships applicable to all ships
    sapo 1 100,000 implementation of a dangerous cargo vessel below g/t 50,000
    implementation of a dangerous cargo vessel below g/t 30,000
    (agreement by pilotage operation association on jan. 25, 2010)
    applicable to all ships
    sapo 2 100,000 implementation of a dangerous cargo vessel below g/t 50,000
    implementation of a dangerous cargo vessel over g/t 30,000
    (butrestriction on a dangerous cargo vessel over 10,000 to 30,000 only from 23:00-5:00)
    applicable to all ships
    cruide oil, u-1 arrival and shipment 255,000
    285,000
    300,000
    implementation of a dangerous cargo vessel below g/t 50,000
    implementation of a dangerous cargo vessel over g/t 30,000
    implementation of a dangerous cargo vessel over g/t 50,000
    (butrestriction on a dangerous cargo vessel over 10,000 to 30,000 only from 23:00-5:00)
    applicable to all ships
    yunchon hyundai hycos 5,000 applicable to all ships applicable to all ships
    yunchonsamyu heavy industry(ysw) 10,000 applicable to all ships applicable to all ships
    yunchon generals
    (ygl)
    20,000 applicable to all ships applicable to all ships
    per port night time pilotage
    reason of restriction unberthing
    gwangyang cts 30,000 applicable to all ships applicable to all ships
    raw material 250,000 restriction on over g/t 50,000 applicable to all ships
    ro-ro 30,000 applicable to all ships applicable to all ships
    product 50,000 applicable to all ships applicable to all ships
    metal 50,000 applicable to all ships applicable to all ships
    management 3,000 applicable to all ships applicable to all ships
    container 50,000 applicable to all ships applicable to all ships
    lng 82,200 applicable to all ships applicable to all ships
    cement 10,000 applicable to all ships applicable to all ships
    hadong hadong thermal power generation 150,000
    135,000
    operate to 23:00 embarking line of panama(agreement by pilotage operation association on sep. 23, 2011) operate a dangerous cargo vessel less than g/t 40,000 by 22:00

    *but,

    1. 1. a dangerous cargo vessel over g/t 10,000 ton can have an additional tug boat with its hp over 2,000(agreement by pilotage operation association on apr. 26, 2001)
    2. 2. night time pilotage is possible only when velocity is less than 1.0knots (agreement by pilotage operation association on apr. 26, 2001)
    3. 3. keel clearance should be more than 15% of draft (agreement by pilotage operation association on apr. 26, 2001)
    4. 4. a vessel with draft of 13m or blow can depart at night. (agreement by pilotage operation association on apr. 30, 2007)
    5. 5. a general vessel and a dangerous cargo vessel in sapo port have the same tonnage applied. (agreement by pilotage operation association on dec. 08, 2004)
    6. 6. an agency should install 2 temporary light sources when berthing at night in yeosu new port. running two tug boats is also needed whenever a berth is not equipped with a fender (confirmed on aug. 5, 2009)
    7. 7. the size of a vessel berthing at hadong thermal power generation port at night (agreement by pilotage operation association) panamax (40,000 g/t or less) including alam penting (a new ship) exception: under the condition that an additional tug boat should be supported when the current in a port is 0.5kt or less.
    8. 8. time restriction on night time pilotage of cape size vessels at hadong thermal power generation port (agreement by pilotage operation association)
      • * time of entrance: from 30 minutes before sunrise to 2 hours before sunset
      • * time of departure: from 15 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes before sunset
    9. 9. berthing and unberthing at hadong: as of sep.23, 2011
      • * berthing in the day time : less than 80,000 g/t and over 80,000 g/t
        • 1) until dec.31, 2011: port 2
        • 2) until jan.1, 2012: port 1 and port 2 (temporary)
        • * launching in the day time: a pilot can use g.b at his discretion when it is over 80,000 g/t
        • * berthing at night: at embarking line of 2330 for less than 40,000g/t
        • special agreement when over 40,000 g/t
    10. 10. posco extension line at night
      • 1) additional 6 months from may. 08, 2011: 80,000 (g/t)
      • 2) 6 months to dec. 31, 2012: less than 100,000 gt
        • - 2330 embarking and disembarking line
        • - those over 6 years or longer
        • - when connecting within an hour + 1 ship
        • - ppu
    11. 11. night time pilotage for entering and departing vessels over ct 1,000ton at myodo route use escort tug (reconfirmed by pilotage operation association on aug.5, 2009)
    12. 12. add an additional tug under the following condition when t/s vessels depart (agreement by pilotage operation association on aug. 05, 2009)
      • 1) over g/t 40,000ton
      • 2) when a command ship is a dangerous cargo vessel and another vessel is a loading vessel
      • 3) average wind velocity over 20kts
      • 4) request a pilot with other reasons
    reason of restriction on night time pilotage
    per port reason of restriction remark
    gwangyang port cosmos terminal beacon not secured -
    samnam terminal strong wind and strong tide, protection of privately owned pier -
    cement terminal ,hadong thermal power generation port narrow route width -
    lng terminal port safety and protection of privately owned pier -
    • 1. consideration on the significance of hazard of a dangerous cargo ship
    • 2. consideration on visibility limit and mobility of large vessel
    on-board time of a pilot under night time pilotage restriction
    on-board time of a pilot under night time pilotage restriction
    classification location of
    a vessel
    possible on-board time of a pilot remark
    entrance pilotage area no.3 from an hour before sunrise to an hour before sunset exsiting pilot boarding area no.1
    pilotage area no.1 from an hour before sunrise to an hour and a half before sunset exsiting pilot boarding area no.2
    departure pier or basin from an hour before sunrise to half an hour before sunset
    implementation: from vessels entering 00"00" jan.1, 2009

    (modification details on night time pilotage in sp-2 port were reconfirmed by the pilot association on jan. 25, 2010)

  • fee

    Fee

    basic rage
    basic rage
    classification per section fee (won) remark

    basic rage

    pilot boarding area no.2 (including yeosu port)

    yeosu port 56,920 *exess fee
    gross tonnage: every thousand tons exceeding gross tonnage of 1 thousand adds 10% of the fee(less than 1 thousand tons counts as 1 thousand tons) draft: every 30 cm exceeding 3m adds 10 % of the fee(less than 30 cm counts as 30cm)
    gwangyang port 88,970
    yeocheon port 86,180
    gwangyang container terminal
    jungma terminal
    105,740
    wusoon-do, jungheung terminal 104,340
    hadong port, taein-do 106,660
    yunchon port 154,290
    lng terminal 188,130
    pilot boarding area no.1 yeosu port 88,920
    gwangyang port 120,970
    yunchon port 118,180
    gwangyang container terminal 137,740
    hadong port, taein-do 138,660
    l n g 220,130
    movement within yeosu port 54,210
    movement within gwangyang port 58,380
    gwangyang port <-> yunchon port 107,630
    gwangyang port <-> hadong port, taein-do 71,090

    conditional extra charge rate

    1. entrance and departure between pilot boarding area no.1 to yeocheon port (including stopover at anchorage) 30%
    2. entrance and departure between pilot boarding area no.1 to gwangyang port (including stopover at anchorage) 30%
    3. entrance and departure between pilot boarding area no.1 to hadong port (including stopover at anchorage) 60%(vessels over g/t 80,000 tone or vessels under night time pilotage get special discount of krw 40 per ton of g/t )
    4. entrance and departure between pilot boarding area no.2 to hadong port (including stopover at anchorage) 60%(vessels under night time pilotage get special discount of krw 40 per ton of g/t)
    pilotage fees discount berthing / unberthing 30% of movement fee inside the port
    dangerous cargo vessel 20% of pilotage fee dangerous cargo vessel of 1g, excluded if gas free
    night time pilotage 50% of pilotage fee night time
    Dec ~ Jan : 17:30~07:30 Feb ~ Mar : 18:00~07:00 Apr ~ May : 19:00~05:30 Jun ~ Jul : 19:30~05:30 Aug ~ Sep : 19:00~06:00 Oct ~ Nov : 17:30~07:00
    holidays 30% of pilotage fee only night time pilotage fee applied when operating in holiday nights
    association pilotage 50% of pilotage fee
    when entering and departing a dock 50% of movement fee inside the port
    when entering and departing a dock/when entering and departing at night 70% of movement fee inside the port
    others waiting time fee 90,000 when waiting for over 1 hour from scheduled pilotage time: every 1 hour(less than 1 hour counts as 1 hour)
    cancelation fee 30% of pilotage fee when a shipmaster or a ship owner has requested cancellation of pilotage within 2 hours from the scheduled pilotage time
    time change fee 30% of pilotage fee when asking for a time change for more than 4 times
    urgent fee 30% of pilotage fee when asking for urgent pilotage 2 hours from the scheduled time without an advanced notice
    -sailing ship or towing ship: 80% of pilotage fee of a ship using an engine added

    * remark or note

    • draft : maximum draft from the start to finsh of pilotage. as for a vessel using displacement to mark its g/t, its g/t is 3/5 of the displacement.
    • g/t : if two g/ts for one vessel, the bigger one should be applied.
    pilot boat fee per operating section
    pilot boat fee per operating section
    classification per operating section distance
    (mile)
    pilot boat fee
    basic rage (per operating section) pilot boarding area no.2 wa-a, wa-b, wa-c,ysp 9' 97,450
    wak, cruide oil terminal, , sapo terminal 1.sapotermina 2,nakpo terminal,gs caltex product terminal, lpg terminal,e1 gas terminal, lg.vcm terminal, goal terminal,, korea national oil corporation 19' 157,950
    material and cts terminal, product terminal, management terminal, ro-ro terminal,gwangyang container terminal, metal terminal, gwangyangjungma terminal 32' 236,600
    jungheung terminal, cosmos terminal, samnam terminal,wusoon-don termina 30' 224,500
    hadong thermal power generation port, taein-do 36' 260,800
    yulchon port 43' 303,150
    pilot boarding area no.1 wa-a, wa-b, wa-c 26' 200,300
    wak, cruide oil terminal, sapo terminal 1.sapoterminal 2,gs caltex product terminal,LPG terminal, E1 gas terminal, nakpo terminal, jungheung terminal, lg.vcm terminal, goal terminal, korea national oil corporation,lng 34' 199,630
    material and cts terminal, product terminal,management terminal, ro-ro terminal,gwangyang container terminal,metal terminal 50' 248,700
    hadong thermal power generation port, taein-do 54' 369,700
    wa-a,b,c wa-a, wa-b, wa-c,ysp 3' 61,150
    yeocheon port 16' 139,800
    gwangyang port 29' 218,450
    jungheung port 27' 206,350
    hadong thermal power generation port , taein-do 36' 260,800
    yunchon port 40' 285,000
    wak wa-a,b,c pier 9' 157,950
    yunchon port 19' 157,950
    gwangyang port 32' 236,600
    jungheung 30' 224,500
    hadong thermal power generation port, taein-do 36' 260,800
    yulchon port 43' 303,150
    extra charge holidays 0% of pilotage fee
    night time 50% of pilot boat fee ( night time pilotage fee applied when operating in holiday nights)
    pilotage discount
    • 10% to container vessels (only to those entering and departing container terminals)
    • discount to v/d vessels: differential discount to vessels under v/d shipping companies
      • shipping companies receiving discount. as of jul. 1, 2013
      • shipping companies receiving a 10% discount : hyundai merchant marine, hanjin shipping, yukocarcarriers,stx-pan ocean, hyundai glovis, sk-shipping, heung-a shipping maersk, mitsui osk line.
      • shipping companies receiving a 8% discount : goryeoshipping, nyk, cma cgm, msc, k-line, wallenius.w.l.
      • shipping companies receiving a 5% discount : daehanshipping,chinashipping, hoegh autoloners.
    • vessels with a compulsory pilotage exemption document (receive 25% discount)
    • implementation period
      • a) for a year from jul. 1, 2013 to jun. 30, 2014
      • b) for more details, please feel free to call the general affairs team of korea maritime pilot's association
  • status on pilots and pilot boats

    Status on pilots and pilot boats

    pilots
    pilots
    license no code name classification opening date remark (note)
    12 b kim byung-woo one kind of pilot '91.02.15 -
    19 t kim jeong-tae one kind of pilot '94. 02.21 -
    22 m kim young-shin one kind of pilot '96. 02.01 -
    23 i jang jun-sik one kind of pilot '96. 02.01 -
    24 h byeon heung-seok one kind of pilot '96. 02.01 -
    27 l lee jong-tae one kind of pilot '97.02.06 extension of retirement age 2012.03.26~2012.03.25(by 3 years)
    28 c hong su-cheol one kind of pilot '97.02.06 extension of retirement age 2013.01.15~2016.01.16(by 3 years)
    29 u ryu seung-du one kind of pilot '97.02.06 -
    32 ks gim hong-su one kind of pilot 2000.03.06 -
    31 e hwang seong-hyeon one kind of pilot 2000.03.10 -
    33 a an yong-su one kind of pilot 2001.02.10 -
    34 v kim jin-ho one kind of pilot 2001.02.10 -
    36 bk yang byeong-gi one kind of pilot 2002.02.04 -
    37 j i jong-yeol one kind of pilot 2002.02.04 -
    35 jr jeong byeong-ryeong one kind of pilot 2002.02.04 -
    38 q i hyeong one kind of pilot 2003.02.15 -
    39 jk hong jong-gwan one kind of pilot 2004.02.20 -
    40 tj i tae-jung one kind of pilot 2004.02.20 -
    41 g gu jong-hyeon one kind of pilot 2004.02.20 -
    43 bs im bang-seop one kind of pilot 2005.03.11 -
    44 ms gim myeong-seo one kind of pilot 2005.03.11 -
    45 y i kyu-chul one kind of pilot 2006.03.01 -
    46 lb i byeong-sul one kind of pilot 2006.03.01 -
    47 mk mun gi-bae one kind of pilot 2006.03.01 -
    48 mh kim un-hong one kind of pilot 2007.02.10 change at the pilotage area of daesan station
    49 o i chung-hui one kind of pilot 2007.02.20 -
    50 s seon jeong-rae one kind of pilot 2007.02.20 -
    51 gs i gi-seok one kind of pilot 2008.02.21 -
    52 r jo byeong-seok one kind of pilot 2008.02.21 -
    53 cm gang cheol-min one kind of pilot 2008.02.21 -
    54 gy gim young-un one kind of pilot 2008.02.21 -
    55 kb kim byung-il one kind of pilot 2008.02.21 -
    56 lg lee kyu-chul one kind of pilot 2008.02.21 -
    57 sk choe seong-guk one kind of pilot 2009.02.20 -
    58 sy seo yun-seong one kind of pilot 2010.02.11 -
    59 p bak gi-yong two kinds of pilot 2010.02.11 -
    60 la lee woo-jin two kinds of pilot 2011.02.11 -
    61 k go jeong-hwan two kinds of pilot 2011.02.11 -
    62 n gim hak-seon two kinds of pilot 2012.02.20 -
    - js gim jang-seok Probationary pilot - 2013.08.01 begin probation
    pilots
    pilots
    vessel name 1 yongbi 11 yongbi 3 yongbi 5 yongbi 7 yongbi 8 yongbi
    date of launch '11.02.28 '12.02.21 '95.10.24 '99.05.01 '03.12.29 '83.05.01
    official number ysc-112804 ysc-122806 ysc-955311 ysc-995640 ysc-045832 ysc-832777
    call name 681 yongbi 691 yongbi 603 yongbi 605 yongbi 607 yongbi 608 yongbi
    ship building yard busan/daewon/
    marine tech
    busan/daewon/
    marine tech
    mars samhae industry mars samhae industry marine yeocheon sammi shipbuilding
    propelling propeller propeller propeller propeller propeller propeller
    engine maker (producer, manufacturer) volvo volvo volvo volvo volvo volvo
    engine type d16-650 d16-750 d12-450 d12-450 d12-450 tamd 122a
    engine power 650horsepower/
    478kw
    750horsepower/
    551kw
    450horsepower/
    330kw
    450horsepower/
    330kw
    550horsepower/
    349kw
    380horsepower/
    279kw
    quality of radiation frp frp frp frp frp frp
    depth, width 15.05/3.75/1.90 15.05/3.75/1.90 14.82/3.60/1.62 14.64/3.60/1.62 14.18/3.60/1.50 14.85/3.70/1.49
    maximum speed 20kt 21kt 22kt 22kt 22kt 16kt
    gross tonnage 17tons 17tons 12tons 13tons 11tons 13tons
    navigation zone coastal zone coastal zone coastal zone coastal zone coastal zone coastal zone
    maximum number of crews on board (crew +others) 7 (2+5) 7 (2+5) 6 (2+4) 6 (2+4) 7 (7+ 0) 6 (3+ 3)
    captain, staff captain kim seong-yong bak gwi-su i jae-cheol myeong jong-sun hwang chi-man kim jong-soo
    kim jae-chang jeong ji-ho kim byung-soo gim hyeong-ok gim seong-gi bak no-hun