Board of Steamship Inspection Scale of Fees

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Board of Steamship Inspection Scale of Fees

C.R.C., c. 1405CANADA SHIPPING ACT, 2001
Regulations Respecting the Fees Payable for the Inspection of Ships and Other VesselsShort Title

1 These Regulations may be cited as the Board of Steamship Inspection Scale of Fees.

Interpretation

2 In these Regulations,

Act
Act means the Canada Shipping Act; (Loi)
Administration
Administration, in respect of a ship's equipment, means the Government of the State whose flag the ship is entitled to fly; (Administration)
certificate
certificate means any certificate issued pursuant to section 318 or 319 of the Act; (certificat)
first inspection
first inspection includes all inspections of a ship made by an inspector prior to the issuance of the first certificate in respect of that ship; (première inspection)
inspector
inspector means a steamship inspector appointed under the Act; (inspecteur)
length

length means

(a) in the case of a ship that is registered under the Act or required by the Act to be registered,

(i) the distance from the fore part of the uppermost end of the stem to the aft side of the head of the stern post, except that if a stern post is not fitted to the ship the measurement shall be taken to the foreside of the head of the rudder stock,
(ii) if the ship has no rudder stock or has a rudder stock situated outside of the hull at the stern, the distance from the foreside of the foremost permanent structure to the aft side of the aftermost permanent structure of the ship not including guards or rubbing strakes, or
(iii) if the ship is double-ended, the distance from the aft side of the forward rudder stock to the foreside of the after rudder stock, and

(b) in the case of a ship other than a ship described in paragraph (a), the horizontal distance measured between perpendiculars erected at the extreme ends of the outside of the hull; (longueur)

non-Canadian ship
non-Canadian ship means a ship registered elsewhere than in Canada; (navire non canadien)
Safety Convention Certificate
Safety Convention Certificate means a certificate issued under the provisions of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974. (certificat selon la Convention de sécurité)

SOR/95-267, s. 11;
SOR/95-372, s. 9;
SOR/2000-341, s. 1.

Application

3 These Regulations

(a) except Part III, apply in respect of Canadian ships; and
(b) apply in respect of non-Canadian ships.

SOR/97-486, s. 1.

Exemptions

4 [Repealed, SOR/95-267, s. 1]

PART I General

Payment of Fees

5 The fees set out in these Regulations in respect of services performed by the Marine Safety Branch of the Department of Transport under Part V or Part XV of the Act or regulations made pursuant to those Parts shall be paid to any officer of that Branch.

SOR/95-267, s. 11;
SOR/95-372, s. 9;
SOR/97-486, s. 2.

Proportionate Fees

6 When a ship is inspected at any time within a period of 12 months after the date of the last annual inspection, a new certificate valid for 12 months may be issued upon the payment by the owner of the ship of one-twelfth of the appropriate annual fee for that ship, as specified in section 11 or 12, for each month or part thereof that has elapsed since the date of the last annual inspection.

7 [Repealed, SOR/88-630, s. 1]

Extension

8 A fee of $100 is payable for the extension of a short-term certificate or a letter of compliance, other than a letter of compliance referred to in column I of item 7 or 8 of the table to section 30, in relation to an inspection referred to in any of sections 10 to 14, 24, 30, 31 and 34.

SI/82-62, s. 1;
SI/83-73, s. 1;
SOR/84-606, s. 1;
SOR/85-1024, s. 1;
SOR/94-338, s. 1;
SOR/95-267, s. 2;
SOR/97-486, s. 3.

Inspections Outside Canada

9 In addition to any expenses payable under section 313 of the Act, the fee payable for inspection of a ship outside Canada is an amount equal to the total of

(a) the appropriate fee for each survey, inspection or service referred to in sections 10 to 14, 24, 25, 28 to 31 and 34; and
(b) $400 for each day, or part thereof, that an inspector is outside Canada to make the inspection.

SI/82-62, s. 2;
SI/83-73, s. 2;
SOR/84-606, s. 2;
SOR/85-1024, s. 2;
SOR/94-338, s. 2;
SOR/95-267, s. 2;
SOR/97-486, s. 4.

PART II First Inspections, Re-inspections and Periodical Inspections

[SOR/97-486, s. 5]
First Inspection

10 (1) The fee payable for the first inspection of a ship of less than 25 tons, gross tonnage, is an amount equal to $286 plus:

(a) for a passenger ship having a gross tonnage set out in column I of an item of Table I to section 11, twice the fee set out in column II of that item;
(b) for a non-passenger ship, other than a ship referred to in paragraph (c), having a gross tonnage set out in column I of an item of Table II to section 11, twice the fee set out in column II of the item; or
(c) for an unmanned, non-self-propelled ship, including deck cargo barges and barges that carry oil in bulk, having a gross tonnage set out in column I of an item of Table II to section 11, the fee set out in column II of the item.

(2) The fee payable for the first inspection of a ship of 25 tons, gross tonnage, or more, is an amount equal to $1,152 plus:

(a) for a passenger ship having a gross tonnage set out in column I of an item of Table I to section 11, twice the fee set out in column II of that item;
(b) for a non-passenger ship, other than a ship referred to in paragraph (c), having a gross tonnage set out in column I of an item of Table II to section 11, twice the fee set out in column II of the item; or
(c) for an unmanned, non-self-propelled ship, including deck cargo barges and barges that carry oil in bulk, having a gross tonnage set out in column I of an item of Table II to section 11, the fee set out in column II of the item.

SI/82-62, s. 3;
SI/83-73, s. 3;
SOR/84-606, s. 3;
SOR/85-1024, s. 3;
SOR/94-338, s. 3;
SOR/95-267, s. 2;
SOR/97-486, s. 6.

Re-inspection

10.1 (1) The fee payable for the re-inspection of a ship of less than 25 tons gross tonnage that was registered in Canada, then registered elsewhere than in Canada and is then again registered in Canada, is an amount equal to $286 plus:

(a) for a passenger ship having a gross tonnage set out in column I of an item of Table I to section 11, one and one-half times the fee set out in column II of the item;
(b) for a non-passenger ship, other than a ship referred to in paragraph (c), having a gross tonnage set out in column I of an item of Table II to section 11, one and one-half times the fee set out in column II of the item; or
(c) for an unmanned, non-self-propelled ship, including deck cargo barges and barges that carry oil in bulk, having a gross tonnage set out in column I of an item of Table II to section 11, three quarters of the fee set out in column II of the item.

(2) The fee payable for the re-inspection of a ship of 25 tons gross tonnage or more that was registered in Canada, then registered elsewhere than in Canada and is then again registered in Canada, is an amount equal to $1,152 plus:

(a) for a passenger ship having a gross tonnage set out in column I of an item of Table I to section 11, one and one-half times the fee set out in column II of that item;
(b) for a non-passenger ship, other than a ship referred to in paragraph (c), having a gross tonnage set out in column I of an item of Table II to section 11, one and one-half times the fee set out in column II of the item; or
(c) for an unmanned, non-self-propelled ship, including deck cargo barges and barges that carry oil in bulk, having a gross tonnage set out in column I of an item of Table II to section 11, three quarters of the fee set out in column II of the item.

SOR/97-486, s. 7.

Periodical Inspection of Self-Propelled Ships

11 (1) The fee payable for each annual, quadrennial or quinquennial inspection of a self-propelled ship that is subject to annual inspection, subsequent to the first inspection, is

(a) where the ship is a passenger ship having a gross tonnage referred to in an item set out in Column I of Table I to this section, the amount set out for that item in Column II of that Table; and

(b) where the ship is a non-passenger ship having a gross tonnage set out in column I of an item of Table II to this section,

(i) the fee set out in column II of that item, or
(ii) where the inspection is solely in respect of parts of the ship other than items referred to in subsection 5(2) of the Classed Ships Inspection Regulations, 1988, the lesser of one-half of the fee set out in column II of that item and $770.

(c) [Repealed, SOR/95-267, s. 3]

TABLE I
PASSENGER SHIPS

Column I
Column II

Item
Gross Tonnage
Fee

1
Under 10 tons
$228

2
10 tons or more but under 150 tons
$228 plus $3.14 per ton for each additional ton over 10 tons

3
150 tons or more but under 500 tons
$667 plus $2.44 per ton for each additional ton over 150 tons

4
500 tons or more but under 1,000 tons
$1,521 plus $1.50 per ton for each additional ton over 500 tons

5
1,000 tons or more but under 5,000 tons
$2,271 plus $0.75 per ton for each additional ton over 1,000 tons

6
5,000 tons or more but under 10,000 tons
$5,264 plus $0.48 per ton for each additional ton over 5,000 tons

7
10,000 tons or more
$7,678 plus $0.41 per ton for each additional ton over 10,000 tons

TABLE II
NON-PASSENGER SHIPS

Column I
Column II

Item
Gross Tonnage
Fee

1
Under 10 tons
$228

2
10 tons or more but under 150 tons
$228 plus $2.61 per ton for each additional ton over 10 tons

3
150 tons or more but under 500 tons
$594 plus $1.93 per ton for each additional ton over 150 tons

4
500 tons or more but under 1,000 tons
$1,269 plus $1.25 per ton for each additional ton over 500 tons

5
1,000 tons or more but under 5,000 tons
$1,893 plus $0.58 per ton for each additional ton over 1,000 tons

6
5,000 tons or more but under 10,000 tons
$4,212 plus $0.34 per ton for each additional ton over 5,000 tons

7
10,000 tons or more
$5,898 plus $0.25 per ton for each additional ton over 10,000 tons

(2) The fee payable for each quadrennial or quinquennial inspection of a self-propelled ship that is not subject to annual inspection, subsequent to the first inspection, is

(a) for a passenger ship having a gross tonnage set out in column I of an item of Table I to this section, twice the fee set out in column II of that item; or

(b) for a non-passenger ship having a gross tonnage set out in column I of an item of Table II to this section,

(i) twice the fee set out in column II of that item, or
(ii) where the inspection is solely in respect of parts of the ship other than items referred to in subsection 5(2) of the Classed Ships Inspection Regulations, 1988, the lesser of one-half of the fee set out in column II of that item and $770.

(3) The fees calculated in accordance with subsection (1) or (2) shall be rounded to the nearest whole dollar or, if the amount is equidistant from two whole dollars, to the higher thereof.

SI/82-62, s. 4;
SI/83-73, s. 4;
SOR/84-606, s. 4;
SOR/85-1024, s. 4;
SOR/89-226, s. 1;
SOR/94-338, s. 4;
SOR/95-267, s. 3.



Periodical Inspection of Non-Self-Propelled Ships

12 (1) The fee payable for each annual, quadrennial or quinquennial inspection of a non-self-propelled ship that is subject to annual inspections, subsequent to the first inspection, is

(a) for a passenger ship having a gross tonnage set out in column I of an item of Table I to section 11, one-half of the fee set out in column II of that item;
(b) for a non-passenger ship, other than a ship referred to in paragraph (c), having a gross tonnage set out in column I of an item of Table II to section 11, one half of the fee set out in column II of the item; or
(c) for an unmanned, non-self-propelled ship, including deck cargo barges and barges that carry oil in bulk, having a gross tonnage set out in column I of an item of Table II to section 11, one half of the fee set out in column II of the item.

(2) The fee payable for each quadrennial or quinquennial inspection of a non-self-propelled ship that is not subject to annual inspections, subsequent to the first inspection, is

(a) for a passenger ship having a gross tonnage set out in column I of an item of Table I to section 11, the fee set out in column II of that item;
(b) for a non-passenger ship, other than a ship referred to in paragraph (c), having a gross tonnage set out in column I of an item of Table II to section 11, the fee set out in column II of the item; or
(c) for an unmanned, non-self-propelled ship, including deck cargo barges and barges that carry oil in bulk, having a gross tonnage set out in column I of an item of Table II to section 11, one half of the fee set out in column II of the item.

(3) The fees calculated in accordance with subsection (1) or (2) shall be rounded to the nearest whole dollar or, if the amount is equidistant from two whole dollars, to the higher thereof.

SOR/95-267, s. 4;
SOR/97-486, s. 8.

13 Notwithstanding paragraphs 12(1)(b) and (2)(b), the fee payable in respect of each annual, quadrennial or quinquennial inspection, subsequent to the first inspection, of a non-passenger, non-self-propelled ship having a gross tonnage set out in column I of an item of the table to this section, where the ship is not subject to periodical inspection of the hull, is the fee set out in column II of that item.
TABLE

Column I
Column II

Item
Gross Tonnage
Fee

1
Under 150 tons
$114

2
150 tons or more but under 500 tons
265

3
500 tons or more but under 1,600 tons
490

4
1,600 tons or more but under 3,000 tons
668

5
3,000 tons or more
806

SI/82-62, s. 5;
SI/83-73, s. 5;
SOR/84-606, s. 5;
SOR/85-1024, s. 5;
SOR/94-338, s. 5;
SOR/95-267, s. 5.

PART III Inspection of Non-Canadian Ships

General

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

(a) for the first inspection, the amount specified in section 10 for that ship; and
(b) for a periodical inspection or partial inspection, the fee specified in section 11 or 12 for that ship.

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

SOR/97-486, s. 9.

Issue of Safety Convention Certificates

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

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

(a) for a ship not over 1,600 tons, gross tonnage $1,000
(b) for a ship over 1,600 but not over 3,000 tons, gross tonnage 1,500
(c) for a ship over 3,000 tons, gross tonnage 2,000

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

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

Extension of Safety Convention Certificates

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

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

Authorization for Clearance

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

(a) an inspection is required for the purpose of obtaining authorization for clearance for a non-Canadian ship to proceed on a voyage from any place in Canada;
(b) the inspection is not made pursuant to section 14, 15 or 16 for the purpose of issuing or extending a certificate; and
(c) the inspection is not an inspection referred to in section 17.1, 17.2 or 17.3.

SI/82-62, s. 7;
SI/83-73, s. 7;
SOR/84-606, s. 7;
SOR/85-1024, s. 7;
SOR/94-338, s. 7;
SOR/95-267, s. 7;
SOR/97-486, s. 10.

Port State Control Inspection

17.1 A fee of $1,000 is payable for each second and subsequent visit that is made by an inspector, where an inspection is required for the purpose of lifting a detention order so that a non-Canadian ship can proceed on a voyage from any place in Canada.
SOR/95-267, s. 7.

17.2 A fee of $400 is payable for a second and each subsequent visit made by an inspector, where an inspection is required for the purpose of verifying that a defect that was identified during a Canadian Port State Control Inspection and that did not warrant the issuance of a detention order has been rectified, so that a non-Canadian ship can proceed on a voyage from any place in Canada.
SOR/97-486, s. 11.

17.3 A fee of $400 is payable for each visit that is made by an inspector where an inspection is required for the purpose of verifying that a defect identified in a Port State Control Inspection Report has been rectified in accordance with the time provisions set out in the Report.
SOR/97-486, s. 11.

PART IV Miscellaneous Inspections, Tests and Certificates

[SOR/97-486, s. 12]
Approval of Manufacturing or Servicing Plants

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

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

Inspections During Construction or Manufacture

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

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

Column I
Column II

Item
Components Inspected
Fee ($)

1
Boilers, main or auxiliary, each
400

2
Heating boilers, each
160

3
Unfired pressure vessels, each
90

4
Engines, each
325

5
Gearing, each
325

6
Propulsion electric motors, each
325

7
Auxiliary electric motors, each
160

8
Propulsion electric generators, each
325

9
Auxiliary electric generators, each
325

10
Propulsion electric switchboard, each
200

11
Auxiliary electric switchboard, each
160

12
Propulsion control consoles, each
125

13
Motor control centres or panels, with an aggregate rating of 75 kW or over, each
90

14
Motor starters or switchgear, with a rating of 75 kW or over, each
125

15
Lifeboats, oar propelled, each
160

16
Lifeboats, other than oar propelled, each
240

17
Life rafts, each
100

18
Buoyancy tanks, each
4

19
Lifebuoys, each
2

20
Lifejackets, each
2

21
Other items, for each visit by an inspector
100

SI/82-62, s. 7;
SI/83-73, s. 7;
SOR/84-606, s. 7;
SOR/85-1024, s. 7;
SOR/94-338, s. 7;
SOR/95-267, s. 7;
SOR/97-486, s. 13.



Tests of Materials

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

(a) for each visit made by an inspector for the purposes of inspection and testing $100
(b) where more than three tests are made at one visit, for each additional test 25

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

Inspection of Imported Machinery and Equipment

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

Column I
Column II

Item
Machinery or Equipment Inspected
Fee ($)

1
Boilers, main or auxiliary, each
400

2
Heating boilers, each
160

3
Unfired pressure vessels, each
90

4
Engines, each
325

5
Gearing, each
325

6
Propulsion electric motors, each
325

7
Propulsion electric generators, each
325

8
Other items, for each visit by an inspector
100

SI/82-62, s. 7;
SI/83-73, s. 7;
SOR/84-606, s. 7;
SOR/85-1024, s. 7;
SOR/94-338, s. 7;
SOR/95-267, s. 7;
SOR/97-486, s. 15.

Issuance of Certificate of Approval

21.1 The fee payable for the initial issuance of a certificate of approval for structural or outfitting components or for safety equipment is $400, and the fee payable for each renewal of the certificate of approval is $200.
SOR/97-486, s. 16.

PART V Examination of Plans

Examination or Approval of Plans and Other Documents

22 (1) Subject to subsections (2) and 22.1(2) and section 22.2, the fee payable for the examination or approval of a first submission of each plan, each diagrammatic layout, each system schematic or each technical document submitted in respect of a new ship or modifications to an existing ship of a class set out in column I of an item of the table to this section is the fee set out in column II of the item, and the maximum fee payable in respect of the ship is the fee set out in column III of that item.
(2) The fee set out in subsection (1) is not payable in respect of an identical sister ship whose keel is laid, or is at a similar stage of construction, within 18 months of the keel laying of the original ship.
(3) The fee payable for the examination or approval of a second and each subsequent submission of each plan, each diagrammatic layout, each system schematic or each technical document submitted in respect of a new ship or modifications to an existing ship of a class set out in column I of an item of the table to this section is one half of the fee set out in column II of the item, with no maximum fee.

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

Column I
Column II
Column III

Item
Class of Ship
Fee ($)
Maximum Fee ($)

1
Passenger ship where the length is over 61 m
350
36,000

2
Passenger ship where the length is over 30.5 m but not over 61 m
300
23,000

3
Passenger ship where the length is over 18.3 m but not over 30.5 m
250
6,000

4
Passenger ship where the length is 18.3 m or under
180
1,500

5
Non-passenger ship where the length is over 61 m
310
24,000

6
Non-passenger ship where the length is over 30.5 m but not over 61 m
280
14,000

7
Non-passenger ship where the length is over 18.3 m but not over 30.5 m
200
4,000

8
Non-passenger ship where the length is 18.3 m or under
130
1,200

9
Large fishing vessel
150
8,000

10
Small fishing vessel
90
1,000

SI/82-62, s. 7;
SI/83-73, s. 7;
SOR/84-606, s. 7;
SOR/85-1024, s. 7;
SOR/88-630, s. 2;
SOR/94-338, s. 7;
SOR/95-267, s. 7;
SOR/97-486, s. 17;
err.(F), Vol. 131, No. 26.

22.1 (1) The fee payable for the examination or approval of a first submission of the plans and related technical documents for a component set out in column I of an item of the table to this section for use on a ship is the fee set out in column II of the item.

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

Column I
Column II

Item
Component for Use on a Ship
Fee ($)

1
Boiler, main or auxiliary
400

2
Heating boiler
160

3
Unfired pressure vessel
100

4
Engine, including certificate of approval
600

5
Gearing, including certificate of approval
400

6
Propulsion electric motor
325

7
Propulsion electric generator
325

8
Auxiliary electric generator
120

SOR/97-486, s. 17.

22.2 Where more than four copies of a plan, diagrammatic layout, system schematic or technical document are submitted for examination or approval, the fee payable for each additional copy, in respect of a ship of a class set out in column I of an item of the table to section 22 or a component set out in column I of an item of the table to section 22.1 for use on a ship, is one quarter of the fee set out in column II of the item, with no maximum fee.
SOR/97-486, s. 17.

PART VI Load Line Surveys

Issue and Renewal of Load Line Certificates and Annual Load Line Surveys

23 In this Part,

classed ship
classed ship means a ship that is classed with a classification society approved by the Minister; (navire classé)
unclassed ship
unclassed ship means a ship other than a classed ship. (navire non classé)

24 Subject to section 25,

(a) the fee for a Load Line survey made prior to issuing a Load Line Certificate for a classed ship having a gross tonnage referred to in an item set out in Column I of the table to this section is the amount set out for that item in Column II of the table;
(b) the fee for annual Load Line survey of a classed ship having a gross tonnage referred to in an item set out in Column I of the table to this section or for a Load Line survey made prior to renewing a Load Line Certificate for such a ship, is the amount set out for that item in Column III of the table;
(c) the fee for a Load Line survey made prior to issuing or renewing a Load Line Certificate for an unclassed ship having a gross tonnage referred to in an item set out in Column I of the table to this section is the amount set out for that item in Column IV of the table; and

(d) the fee for an annual Load Line survey of an unclassed ship having a gross tonnage referred to in an item set out in Column I of the table to this section is the amount set out for that item in Column V of the table.
TABLE

Classed Ships
Unclassed Ships

Column I
Column II
Column III
Column IV
Column V

Item
Gross Tonnage
Fee for Issue of Load Line Certificate ($)
Fee for Renewal of Load Line Certificate or Annual Load Line Survey ($)
Fee for Issue of Load Line Certificate or Renewal of Load Line Certificate ($)
Fee for Annual Load Line Survey ($)

1
Under 500 tons
603
200
1,210
200

2
500 tons or more but less than 1,000 tons
1,009
400
2,019
400

3
1,000 tons or more but less than 2,000 tons
1,210
600
2,989
600

4
2,000 tons or more but less than 3,000 tons
1,413
800
3,556
800

5
3,000 tons or more but less than 4,000 tons
1,616
800
4,042
800

6
4,000 tons or more but less than 5,000 tons
1,816
800
5,012
800

7
5,000 tons or more but less than 6,000 tons
2,019
800
5,012
800

8
6,000 tons or more but less than 7,000 tons
2,223
800
5,495
800

9
7,000 tons or more but less than 8,000 tons
2,422
800
5,982
800

10
8,000 tons or more but less than 9,000 tons
2,626
800
6,465
800

11
9,000 tons or more but less than 10,000 tons
2,829
800
6,951
800

12
10,000 tons or more
3,030
800
7,500
800

SI/82-62, s. 8;
SI/83-73, s. 8;
SOR/84-606, s. 8;
SOR/85-1024, s. 8;
SOR/94-338, s. 8;
SOR/95-267, s. 8;
SOR/97-486, s. 18.

25 (1) For each annual Load Line survey of a ship, a fee of $100 is payable for a second and each subsequent visit by an inspector for the purposes of the survey.
(2) and (3) [Repealed, SOR/97-486, s. 19]
(4) Where minor alterations have been made to a ship, having a Load Line Certificate in force, that involve an alteration of the freeboard but do not require a full Load Line survey, the fee for a classed or unclassed ship is an amount equal to the amount of the fee required for that ship in Column III of the table to section 24.
(5) Where for special reasons a partial Load Line survey is made and a Load Line Certificate is issued or renewed for a period not exceeding 12 months, the fee is an amount equal to one-half the amount of the fee specified in Column II, III or IV of the table to section 24, as the case may be.

SI/82-62, s. 9;
SI/83-73, s. 9;
SOR/84-606, s. 9;
SOR/85-1024, s. 9;
SOR/94-338, s. 9;
SOR/95-267, ss. 9, 11;
SOR/95-372, s. 9;
SOR/97-486, s. 19.

Extension of Load Line Convention Certificates for Non-Canadian Ships

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

SI/82-62, s. 10;
SI/83-73, s. 10;
SOR/84-606, s. 10;
SOR/85-1024, s. 10;
SOR/94-338, s. 10;
SOR/95-267, s. 10.

Authorization for Clearance

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

(a) an inspection is required for the purpose of obtaining authorization for clearance for a non-Canadian ship to proceed on a voyage from any place in Canada;
(b) the inspection is not made pursuant to section 24, 25 or 26 for the purpose of issuing, renewing or extending a Load Line Certificate; and
(c) the inspection is not made pursuant to section 17.1, 17.2 or 17.3.

SI/82-62, s. 10;
SI/83-73, s. 10;
SOR/84-606, s. 10;
SOR/85-1024, s. 10;
SOR/94-338, s. 10;
SOR/95-267, s. 10;
SOR/97-486, s. 20.



PART VII

Out-of-Hours Duties

28 The fee payable for each visit for the purpose of a survey or inspection of a ship by an inspector, or a service performed by an inspector, at the request of a shipyard operator, shipowner or ship operator, or authorized representative thereof, including the travelling time related to the visit, that is conducted during the hours set out in column I of an item of the table to this section is, in addition to any other fee payable, the greater of the fees set out in columns II and III of the item.
TABLE

Column I
Column II
Column III

Item
Hours
Fee per Hour or Fraction of an Hour ($)
Minimum Fee ($)

1
Between 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m., Monday to Friday, other than on a holiday
70
140

2
Any hour on a Saturday or holiday
70
210

3
Any hour on a Sunday
99
297

SI/82-62, s. 10;
SI/83-73, s. 10;
SOR/84-606, s. 10;
SOR/85-1024, s. 10;
SOR/94-338, s. 10;
SOR/95-267, s. 10;
SOR/97-486, s. 21.

Standby Fee for Inspectors

29 Where a shipyard operator, shipowner or ship operator, or an authorized representative thereof, requests that an inspector be on call or be made available, either continuously or during specified periods, to survey or inspect a ship or to perform a service, a standby fee of $500 is payable, in addition to all other fees payable, for each calendar day or portion thereof that the inspector is on call or made available.

SI/82-62, s. 10;
SI/83-73, s. 10;
SOR/84-606, s. 10;
SOR/85-1024, s. 10;
SOR/94-338, s. 10;
SOR/95-267, s. 10;
SOR/97-486, s. 21.

Other Examinations or Inspections

30 The fee payable for a service set out in column I of an item of the table to this section is the fee set out in column II of the item.
TABLE

Column I
Column II

Item
Service
Fee ($)

1
Attendance by an inspector at an overload suspension test of a davit-launched life raft or a gas inflation test or pressure test on an inflatable life raft
100

2
Reissuance of an inspection certificate that is required because of a change in the ship’s voyage classification
400

3
Issuance of a certificate where an authorized authority has inspected a Canadian registered ship on behalf of the Minister
400

4
Issuance of a Safe Manning Document
400

5
Renewal of a Safe Manning Document
100

6
For each test or examination of a lifting, loading discharging appliance or accessory
100

7
Issuance of a letter of compliance for standby ships for the oil industry
400

8
Issuance of a letter of compliance for a mobile offshore drilling unit
400

9
Issuance of an Exemption Certificate, in accordance with the requirements of the Safety Convention or the Load Line Convention
400

10
Cancellation or postponement by a shipyard operator, shipowner or ship operator, or an authorized representative thereof, of an inspection while the inspector is en route to, or when the inspector has arrived at, the inspection site
100

11
Attendance by an inspector at a light ship survey or a reinclining test
400

12
Examination, inspection or certification, other than those referred to in items 1 to 11, for each visit
100

SOR/95-267, s. 10;
SOR/97-486, s. 21.

PART VIII Pollution Prevention Fees

Oil Pollution Prevention

31 (1) In addition to any other fees payable, the fee payable for the inspection of a ship, other than an oil tanker or a barge that carries oil in bulk, leading to the issuance of an International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate, a Canadian Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate or a Certificate of Compliance (Oil), for a ship of the gross tonnage set out in column I of an item of the table to this subsection, is the applicable fee set out in column II, III or IV of the item.
TABLE
FEES FOR SHIPS OTHER THAN OIL TANKERS AND BARGES THAT CARRY OIL IN BULK

Column I
Column II
Column III
Column IV

Item
Gross Tonnage
Fee for Each First and Each 5-Year Periodical Inspection ($)
Fee for Each Intermediate Inspection ($)
Fee for Each Annual Inspection ($)

1
400 tons or more but less than 1,000 tons
300
200
100

2
1,000 tons or more but less than 4,000 tons
360
270
135

3
4,000 tons or more but less than 10,000 tons
540
360
180

4
10,000 tons or more but less than 150,000 tons
720
450
225

5
150,000 tons or more
810
540
270

(2) In addition to any other fees payable, the fee payable for the inspection of an oil tanker or a barge that carries oil in bulk under Annex I of the Pollution Convention, leading to the issuance of an International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate, a Canadian Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate or a Certificate of Compliance (Oil), for a ship having the gross tonnage set out in column I of an item of the table to this subsection, is the applicable fee set out in column II, III or IV of the item.
TABLE
FEES FOR OIL TANKERS AND BARGES THAT CARRY OIL IN BULK

Column I
Column II
Column III
Column IV

Item
Gross Tonnage
Fee for Each First and Each 5-Year Periodical Inspection ($)
Fee for Each Intermediate Inspection ($)
Fee for Each Annual Inspection ($)

1
150 tons or more but less than 1,000 tons
360
270
135

2
1,000 tons or more but less than 4,000 tons
540
360
180

3
4,000 tons or more but less than 10,000 tons
630
420
210

4
10,000 tons or more but less than 150,000 tons
990
660
330

5
150,000 tons or more
1,170
780
390

SOR/97-486, s. 21.

Examination of Plans and Technical Documents

32 (1) The fee payable for the examination of a first submission of a plan or technical document for any class of ship, which plan or document is set out in column I of an item of the table to this section, is the fee set out in column II of the item.
(2) The fee payable for the examination of a second and each subsequent submission of a plan or technical document set out in column I of an item of the table to this section, is one half of the fee set out in column II of the item.
(3) Where an existing ship is modified and the modifications constitute a major conversion as defined in Annex I, chapter I, Regulation 1(8), of the Pollution Convention, the fee payable for the first or a subsequent submission of a plan or technical document is the fee referred to in subsection (1) or (2), as applicable.

(4) Where more than four copies of a plan or technical document set out in column I of an item of the table to this section are submitted for examination, the fee payable for each additional copy is one quarter of the fee set out in column II of the item.
TABLE

Column I
Column II

Item
Plan or Technical Document
Fee ($)

1
Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plan
200

2
Crude Oil Washing Manual
300

3
Inert Gas System Manual
300

4
Dedicated Clean Ballast Tank Operation Manual
200

5
Oil Discharge Monitoring and Control System Manual
200

6

Damage Stability Booklet (including hypothetical outflow calculation)
400

7

Procedures and Arrangement Manual of the ship
400

SOR/97-486, s. 21;
SOR/99-215, s. 2(F).

Inspection of Pollution Prevention Equipment

33 (1) The fee payable for an inspection during the construction or manufacture of components of a piece of a ship's operational pollution prevention equipment is $100.
(2) The fee payable for the issuance of a Certificate of Approval of a ship's operational pollution prevention equipment, when inspected, tested and approved by an inspector in accordance with an International Maritime Organization (IMO) Standard, is $300.
(3) The fee payable for the issuance of a Certificate of Approval of a ship's operational pollution prevention equipment that meets the requirements of the Oil Pollution Prevention Regulations and the Dangerous Chemicals and Noxious Liquid Substances Regulations, when approved by another Administration that is a signatory to the Pollution Convention, is $400.

SOR/97-486, s. 21;
SOR/2000-341, s. 2.

Dangerous Chemical and Noxious Liquid Substance — under Annex II to the Pollution Convention

34 (1) In addition to any other fees payable, the fee payable for an inspection leading to the issuance of an International Pollution Prevention Certificate for the Carriage of Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk, a Canadian Pollution Prevention Certificate for the Carriage of Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk, an International Certificate of Fitness for the Carriage of Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk, a Certificate of Fitness for the Carriage of Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk or a Certificate of Compliance (Noxious Liquid Substances), for a ship having the gross tonnage set out in column I of an item of the table to this section, is the applicable fee set out in column II, III or IV of the item.
TABLE

Column I
Column II
Column III
Column IV

Item
Gross Tonnage
Fee for Each First and Each 5-Year Periodical Inspection ($)
Fee for Each Intermediate Inspection ($)
Fee for Each Annual Inspection ($)

1
Less than 150 tons
300
200
100

2
150 tons or more but less than 3,000 tons
360
270
135

3
3,000 tons or more but less than 6,000 tons
540
360
180

4
6,000 tons or more but less than 10,000 tons
720
450
225

5
10,000 tons or more
810
540
270

(2) In addition to any other fee payable, a fee of $10 is payable for the inspection of a ship in respect of each dangerous chemical or noxious liquid substance specified in Annex II to the Pollution Convention and Chapter 17 of the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk (IBC Code) and listed for carriage in the Procedures and Arrangement Manual of the ship.

SOR/97-486, s. 21.

Great Lakes Sewage Pollution Prevention

Inspection of Marine Sanitation Devices

35 (1) The fee payable for an inspection during the construction or manufacture of components of each piece of a ship's operational marine sanitation device is $100.
(2) The fee payable for the issuance of a Certificate of Approval of a ship's operational marine sanitation device, when inspected, tested and approved by an inspector in accordance with the Great Lakes Sewage Pollution Prevention Regulations, is $300.
(3) The fee payable for the issuance of a Certificate of Approval of a ship's operational marine sanitation device that meets the requirements of the Great Lakes Sewage Pollution Prevention Regulations, when approved by another Administration, is $400.

SOR/97-486, s. 21;
SOR/98-524, s. 10.