995 CMR 4.02 - Definitions
Current through Register 1466, April 1, 2022
Commissioned Pilot is an individual who holds a Full Branch, Warrant or Transit commission issued by the Deputy Commissioner of Pilots under M.G.L. c.103.
Commissioner, when used without further description, means the Deputy Commissioner of Pilots, District Three.
District Three or District, when used without further description, means those waters of southeastern Massachusetts specified as such in M.G.L. c. 103.
Federal First Class Pilot means an individual holding a credential issued by the United States Coast Guard containing an endorsement entitling the individual to serve in the capacity of "First Class Pilot" of certain vessels and over specified routes or within a specific port or waterway area.
Gross Tonnage refers to the International Gross Tonnage of a vessel, as reflected on the International Tonnage Certificate of the vessel.
Observer means an individual who is documenting training experience, but does not possess Federal First Class Pilot endorsement for the waters in training.
Pilot-in-command means an individual who holds a Federal First Class Pilot license or is a Commissioned Pilot that is providing pilotage services to a vessel whether underway or at anchor, and to whom the vessel owner is compensating for such pilotage services.
Pilot-in-training or Pilot under Instruction means an individual who holds a Federal First Class Pilot endorsement or is a Commissioned Pilot who is providing pilotage services while underway under the supervision of a Commissioned Pilot to a vessel, and to whom the vessel owner is not compensating for such pilotage services.
Trustees means the duly elected Trustees of the Boston Marine Society.
Unusual Incident means accidental or intentional grounding; collision or allision with any vessel or object; incident relating to operation of a vessel resulting in serious damage to a vessel, or damage caused by a vessel or crew, which may reasonably be expected to be in excess of $25,000 in monetary value, or such as to require a report to the US Coast Guard, or any other provisions of the Code of Federal Regulations; any incident that places a Pilot in danger; or any incident that causes environmental damage or may reasonably be thought to pose an environmental hazard or any threat of pollution or any actual pollution.
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