Ferry In Shandong Province Management Approach

Original Language Title: 山东省渡运管理办法

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(March 25, 2008 4th meeting consideration of the people's Government of Shandong province by Shandong provincial people's Government on April 4, 2008 order No. 203, announced as of May 1, 2008) first in order to regulate the ferry management, maintaining the order of ferrying, safeguard the people's life and property safety, in accordance with the People's Republic of China maritime traffic safety law and the People's Republic of China inland river transportation safety regulations and other laws and regulations, combined with the facts of the province, these measures are formulated.
    Article in within the administrative area of the province's coastal, inland settings or cancel ferry and ferry boats, pontoons and other facilities engaged in the management of transport activities shall abide by these measures.
    Into the ferry terminal in port management according to law, these procedures do not apply. Third provincial transportation departments are responsible for ferrying industry management work in Shandong province, the city divided into districts, counties (cities and districts) responsible for the administration of the transportation departments of ferrying in management.
    Port management bodies the ferrying of specific performance management responsibilities, the maritime administrative agency according to state regulations imposed on ferry safety supervision and management.
    Water Conservancy, public security, oceans and fisheries, Yellow River supplies departments in accordance with their respective responsibilities, to do the ferry management related work.
    Article people's Governments and transportation departments, port authorities, maritime authorities, as well as other relevant departments, should implement the policy of safety first, prevention first, adhere to who is in charge, who is in charge and the principle of territorial management, establish and improve ferry safety management responsibility system, strictly implement safety management of ferry duties. Fifth sets, or revocation of ferry, shall meet the requirements of the national and provincial standards of navigation, shoreline planning, marine function zoning, safety as well as environmental protection and flood control requirements, the local County (municipal and district) people's Government for approval.
    Prior to approval, should seek the views of where the maritime administrative agency.
    Inland ferry and bridge-building programmes, should be determined by local port management bodies and approval of river administration departments.
    Article sixth of passengers, vehicles and cargo transportation and other operating ferry, shall obtain a water license and approved within the scope of business.
    Using the pontoon for ferry, shall meet the qualification of enterprise legal persons and equipped with can meet the Boardwalk set up auxiliary ships such as tugs and scrapping needs.
    Article seventh application for constituting a pontoon ferry companies and other ferry companies, shall be located, County (city, district) apply to the departments of transportation, counties (cities and districts) the Transportation Department review, established by municipal transportation authorities in accordance with the relevant administrative licensing and the administration of water transport laws and regulations make a decision of approval or disapproval.
    Districts of the city departments of transportation ferry companies approval should be submitted to the provincial Transportation Department records.
    Eighth ferry operator should be set at the ferry ships away from safe mooring devices, equipped with the necessary safety facilities met rain and snow weather such as frost, necessary antiskid measures should be taken.
    Nineth ferry operator should be at the ferry and Boardwalk prominently established the ferry safety publicity rights, the code of practice for ferry, the notes on the bridge and other signs.
    Set on a large traffic density of inland waterway ferry, ferry operators shall set up safety on the shore downstream of its 1000 m warning signs.
    Article pressure on ferry boats and pontoon boat shall be subject to inspection in accordance with law, registration operating ferry levels of wind resistance should also be approved and operating in accordance with the provisions ship transport permits and other related documents.
    11th ferry should remain in a seaworthy State, and in accordance with the provisions marked with identification marks, passenger, cargo quotas, security considerations, binding of ship's name plate, prospecting truck line, equipped with life saving, firefighting equipment and lights, sound, and special signals and signs.
    12th ferry provided should set safety railing, separation of passenger and vehicle ferries should be introduced for cars; vehicle ferry should also be set up to prevent vehicles sliding device for punching.
    13th pontoon should set safety rails on both sides, equipped with adequate lifesaving, fire, lighting and other safety equipment.
    Both ends of the bridge should be noticeable speed limit, weight limit, limit load, distance limit sign, and have someone directing traffic.
    Between the pontoons bearing boat should be securely attached. Passing vehicles on the 14th on the Boardwalk, and must not overtake, turn around. With more than 19 seats of passenger vehicles and the transport of flammable, explosive, toxic chemicals and other dangerous goods vehicles, and motorcycles one-way by pontoon.
    Ban overloaded vehicles through the Boardwalk.
    Bike away from the Boardwalk, should be implemented by the pedestrian pass.
    15th ferry operator should be according to ferry water to the actual situation, formulate the rescue, fire, flood, ice prevention, prevention of adverse weather and prevent fracture and bearing boat pontoon away, such as emergency plans, submitted to the competent authorities for the record, and drills are regularly organized.
    In case of flooding or high winds, fog, snow or other inclement weather when it and other seriously affected ferry safety, the ferry operator should stop ferrying, publish and report to the local transportation departments.
    In case of water and sediment regulation, flood control, ice jam flood control emergency situations, pontoon ferry enterprises shall provide for timely dismantling of pontoon. 16th crew, ferry workers and other professional technical and management personnel, shall, in accordance with national provisions, qualifications and certificates.
    Pontoon ferry companies should be equipped with 2 or more full-time security personnel and at least 1 engineers familiar with the bridge erection and dismantling operations.
    17th ferry operators shall comply with the requirements to submit statistical information and pay the traffic fee, comply with the price regulations may not bid up the ferry prices or monopoly source, source.
    18th ferry operators may adopt the following acts: (a) over standard, Super area, resistance to wind levels of navigation and operations, (ii) use cable ferry in traffic dense areas; (c) the use of agricultural ships, fishing vessels and scrapping of ships engaged in ferrying; (iv) other acts in violation of ferry safety regulations.
    19th district of city, County (city, district) people's Governments should enhance ferry safety management work within their respective administrative areas of organizational leadership, coordinate and solve major problems in safety management of ferry, ferry, operated by the strengthening bridge, ferry and ferry facility management to ensure ferry safety responsibility system implementation.
    The township (town) people's Governments shall establish and implement the jurisdiction of villages, boat owners and ferry boats, pontoons, crew, passengers and cargo safety management responsibility system of fixed, push the ferry operators to ensure ferry safety.
    20th people's Governments above the county level transportation departments and port management bodies shall establish and improve work safety supervision and inspection system, found irregularities by the ferry operator, shall be ordered to immediately correct or rectification; uncorrected or corrected by the ferry operator, may order the temporary suspension of the ferry; fails to meet the operating conditions of the ferry operator, it shall cancel the license. 21st the maritime administrative agency shall strengthen daily supervision and inspection in ferry safety, develop and organize the implementation of emergency plans.
    Security vulnerability is discovered, shall order the ferry operators to immediately remove or eliminate the deadline; ferry operators are not eliminated, can be ordered to temporarily stop ferrying, the offending ships bound to the specified location, among other measures.
    In the urban and rural markets, large gatherings, and in busy periods, holidays, such as ferrying peak and the other when it may affect ferry safety, the maritime administrative agency shall strengthen safety supervision and management, the local people's Governments shall organize the relevant departments for guidance, coordination.
    22nd ferry operators shall comply with the relevant safety laws, regulations, rules and safety procedures, improve work safety conditions, establish and implement safety management systems within its scope and the operation of ferry safety.
    Ferry operators in charge of safety work of the unit should be fully accountable to strict supervision, inspection, and the implementation of the unit's production safety work, troubleshoot and eliminate hidden dangers of accidents in a timely manner.
    Other ferry crew, ferry workers and practitioners should master the skill and performance of job duties, strict compliance with the operating rules and safety directly responsible to this position. 23rd ferry or ferry accidents in distress, captains, crew members and other personnel should take prompt measures to save themselves, for help, and immediately to the maritime administrative agency and ship-owner or ferry operators report.
    Nearby ships, persons should take an active rescue. The maritime administrative agency after receiving the report, shall immediately organize the relevant departments, units and personnel assistance and distress or where the accident occurred above the county level people's Governments and the higher maritime administrative agency reports. The relevant people's Government after receiving the report, shall immediately organize and coordinate aid.
    Nearby ships, personnel and other relevant departments, units, and must be subject to unified command and control of the maritime administrative agency. Ferry accidents occur the parties and vessel, shall be subject to the investigation and handling of maritime administrative agency.
    Laws and regulations for ferry accident investigation otherwise provides, from its provisions. 24th article violation this approach, has following behavior one of of, by County above Government traffic competent sector or maritime management institutions according to their of duties, according to following provides for punishment, and processing; caused security accident of, law held about personnel of responsibility; constitute crime of, law held criminal: (a) not by provides equipped with, and set corresponding of security facilities, and equipment and security logo, and signs, or not by provides developed corresponding of emergency plans and organization walkthrough of, give warning, Ordered deadline corrected; late not corrected of, at 3000 Yuan above 10,000 yuan following of fine; plot serious of, ordered rectification or stop related du shipped facilities, and equipment of run; (ii) pontoon bearing pressure boat not law test, and registration, or using agricultural ship, and fisheries ship, engaged in business sex du shipped of, ordered corrected, at 5000 Yuan above 20,000 yuan following of fine; (three) super anti-wind grade du shipped or met has serious effect du shipped security of case Shi still not stop du shipped of,
    Shall be ordered to immediately stop the ferry or ferry into the nearest port, wharf, and a fine of less than 10,000 yuan and 30,000 yuan (iv) in traffic dense areas to use cable ferry, shall be ordered to correct immediately, dismantle the related facilities; it refuses, between 3000 and 1000 Yuan Yuan fine.
    25th Transport Department and other relevant departments, agencies and their staff, in ferrying in the management of the abuse of power, negligence, malpractice, directly responsible in charge and other direct liable persons shall be given disciplinary actions constitute a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law. 26th article of the rules take effect on May 1, 2008.
                                                                                            People's Government of Shandong province, on December 20, 1994 release, Shandong province, Shandong provincial people's Government on July 15, 2004 the amendments to the regulation on ferry abolished at the same time.