Pilots for District One, acting jointly, shall be known as the "Boston Pilots"
(or by the name of their business organization, namely "Boston Harbor Pilots
Association", LLC or by the abbreviation thereof, namely "BHPA" and shall
maintain a business office at a location near Boston Harbor for the sole
purpose of operating the business of pilotage within District One.
(2) The office of the Boston Pilot's shall be
staffed, or a Pilot dispatcher should be available by telephone, on a 24-hour
basis on every calendar day.
The Boston Pilots shall ensure that each Pilot shall remain in reasonable
contact with the Pilot office to ensure that pilotage services will at all
times be available and that vessels will not suffer unreasonable delays because
of lack or unavailability of Pilots.
(4) The Boston Pilots are responsible to
ensure that there is available for use by individual Pilots when boarding or
departing vessels a suitable Pilot boat, which has been and is designed,
equipped, maintained and manned satisfactorily for use as a Pilot boat and
which is in all respects at all times fit for its intended purpose and safe and