995 CMR 4.12 - Examination Transit Pilot and Warrant Pilot Commissions

Current through Register 1466, April 1, 2022

(1) Each applicant for a Transit Pilot Commission or a Warrant Pilot Commission must attend an examination, oral and written, conducted by the Commissioner.
(2) The examination will pertain to the management and navigation of vessels, federal and state pilotage, knowledge of appropriate channels, waters, harbors, ports, currents, courses, distances, equipment, aids, weather, laws, regulations, practices and procedures.
(3) The examination will include the drawing of a chart of the waters to which the commission will be issued; and
(a) International and Inland Rules of the Road;
(b) Relevant statues and regulations of the United States and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and in the case of a Warrant Pilot examination, of applicable ports in the District;
(c) Procedures imposed upon the waters and port by federal and state agencies, to include but not limited to, US Coast Guard, US Army Corp of Engineers, US Coast and Geodetic Survey, US Environmental Protection Agency, and Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection.
(4) The Commissioner shall examine the applicant as he or she deems appropriate to determine the fitness and ability of the applicant to satisfactorily perform the duties of a Transit or Warrant Pilot.
(5) An applicant who does not, at such examination, satisfy the Commissioner that the applicant is fit and able to satisfactory perform the duties of a Transit or Warrant Pilot may not reapply until the expiration of 30-days from the date of the conclusion of the applicant's examination.


995 CMR 4.12

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