Pilotage Services

1. General information
2. Information on pilotage areas
     • The seaport of Arkhangelsk
     • The seaport of Naryan-Mar
     • The seaport of Onega

     • The seaport of Sabetta

     • Water area of the Northern Sea Route
3. Procedure for rendering pilotage services

     • Procedure for rendering pilotage services in the seaport of Arkhangelsk
     • Procedure for rendering pilotage services in the seaport of Naryan-Mar
     • Procedure for rendering pilotage services in the seaport of Onega

     • Procedure for rendering pilotage services in the seaport of Sabetta

     • Procedure for providing ice pilotage services in the waters of the Northern Sea Route
4. Statistics
5. Contacts

     1. General information

     The FSUE “Rosmorport” Arkhangelsk Branch renders pilotage services for vessels of all types that make calls at the seaports of Arkhangelsk (except for the section of the water area located in the Severnaya Bay of the Gulf of Dezhnev of Alexandra Land Island, Frantz Josef Land Archipelago), Naryan Mar (except for the Amderma sea terminal), Onega and Sabetta, as well as services of ice pilotage of sole vessels and vessels in a convoy with icebreaker assistance and without it in the water area of the Northern Sea Route.
     The Arkhangelsk Branch pilotage service consists of 35 pilots, including pilots of detached subdivisions in the seaports of Naryan-Mar, Onega, and Sabeta: 18 first-grade pilots, including 4 ice pilots, and 17 second-grade pilots, including 2 ice pilots.
     The Arkhangelsk Branch pilots are qualified in compliance with Statute on Sea Pilots of the Russian Federation approved by Ministry of Transport order No 112 dated 22.07.2008.

All pilots of the Arkangelsk Branch have been admitted to independent pilotage of vessels in the seaports of Arkhangelsk, Naryan Mar, Onega and Sabetta under the orders of captains of corresponding seaports. Ice pilots have been admitted to ice pilotage of vessels in the water area of the Northern Sea Route pursuant to certificates of right of performing ice pilotage of vessels in the water area of the Northern Sea Route. The certificates have been issued by the State-owned Federal State Institution “Administration of Northern Sea Route”.

     All pilots of the FSUE “Rosmorport” Arkhangelsk Branch have regular theoretical and simulator training according to the approved programs of professional development of sea pilots in the regional sa education center of the federal state higher educational establishment “State Sea Academy under the name of Admiral S.O. Makarov”.
     The Arkhangelsk Branch pilotage service possesses all necessary boats and means of transport for timely transporting of pilots to vessels. All pilots of the Branch are provided with necessary up-to-date navigation equipment, special-purpose clothing and communications systems for carrying out the works on pilotage of vessels, including in the water area of the Northern Sea Route, qualitatively and effectively.

     2. Information on pilotage areas

     The seaport of Arkhangelsk

Схема районов обязательной и необязательной лоцманской проводки морского порта Архангельск    In accordance with the Compulsory Regulations in the Seaport of Arkhangelsk approved by the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation Order No 183 of  July 09, 2014, the water area of the seaport within the boundaries established by Russia's Government Directive No 797-r of May 19, 2010 (amended and revised), except for areas of non-compulsory pilotage of vessels, is an area of compulsory pilotage of vessels in the seaport of Arkhangelsk. The areas of non-compulsory pilotage of vessels are located:
Схема района необязательной лоцманской проводки № 2 морского порта Архангельск    1) between the northern boundary of the water area of the seaport of Arkhangelsk in Dvina Gulf and the line going through the points with the coordinates:

    Latitude=64o41,6'N  Longitude= 039o49,5'E

    Latitude=65o01,1'N  Longitude= 040o01,4'E

    2) within the boundaries of the water area of the remote section located in the Severnaya Bay of the Gulf of Dezhnev of Alexandra Land Island, Frantz Josef Land Archipelago.
    During the winter navigation, pilotage of vessels moving to the seaport (from the seaport) of Arkhangelsk is performed in ice conditions with the use of icebreakers of the Arkhangelsk Branch.

 

Схема районов внутрипортовых и внепортовых лоцманских проводок в морском порту Архангельск     For the purpose of paying pilotage dues in the seaport of Arkhangelsk the area of pilotage performed on the rates of pilotage outside the limits of a port has the following boundaries:

     - in the water area of the seaport of Arkhangelsk from the site of delivery/disembarkation of a pilot at the distance of 0.4 nautical miles to the north-west of the site of placing of Mudyugsky No 1 Light Buoy with the coordinates: Latitude=64o56,8'N, Longitude= 040o05,6'E, to the site of delivery/disembarkation on the berths of the seaport of Arkhangelsk or in the areas of inshore (anchoring) moorings. The routes of pilotage and their duration are attached.

    - in the area between the berths and anchoring moorings in the seaport of Arkhangelsk. The routes of pilotage and their duration are attached.


    The delivery/disembarkation of a pilot aboard/from a vessel moving to/from the seaport of Arkhangelsk is performed at the distance of 0.4 nautical miles to the north-west of the site of placing of Mudyugsky No 1 Light Buoy with the coordinates (Latitude=64o56,8'N, Longitude= 040o05,6'E) and deboarding/delivery at the berths of the seaport of Arkhangelsk or in the area of inshore moorings.

     The delivery/disembarkation of a pilot for intra-harbor pilotage, related to hauling, shifting or other re-anchoring of a vessel in the water area of the seaport of Arkhangelsk is performed on the berths or in the area of inshore moorings in the seaport of Arkhangelsk.


     The seaport of Naryan-Mar
 

     In accordance with the Compulsory Regulations in the Seaport of Naryan Mar approved by Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation Order No 463 dated December 12, 2013 an area of compulsory pilotage of vessels in the seaport of Naryan Mar is restricted by the sea-line and direct lines connecting the points with the coordinates by order:

     1. Latitude=68o20,35'N, Longitude= 054o21,00'E;

     2. Latitude=68o29,20'N, Longitude= 054o21,00'E;

     3. Latitude=68o29,20'N, Longitude= 054o41,60'E;

     4. Latitude=68o17,70'N, Longitude= 054o30,50'E;

     5. Latitude=67o40,75'N, Longitude= 053o07,00'E;

     6. Latitude=67o40,17'N, Longitude= 053o05,00'E;

     7. Latitude=67o40,10'N, Longitude= 053o05,00'E;

     8. Latitude=67o39,45'N, Longitude= 053o02,40'E;

     9. Latitude=67o39,37'N, Longitude= 053o02,40'E;

     10. Latitude=67o38,80'N, Longitude= 052o59,75'E;

     11. Latitude=67o38,90'N, Longitude= 052o59,35'E;

     12. Latitude=67o39,18'N, Longitude= 053o01,30'E

     13. Latitude=67o39,60'N, Longitude= 053o02,15'E;

     14. Latitude=67o40,57'N, Longitude= 053o02,33'E;

     15. Latitude=67o41,45'N, Longitude= 053o07,00'E.

 

Схема районов внутрипортовых и внепортовых лоцманских проводок в морском порту Нарьян-Мар      For the purpose of paying pilotage dues in the seaport of Naryan Mar the area of pilotage performed on the rates of pilotage outside the limits of a port has the following boundaries:

     - in the water area of the seaport of Naryan Mar from the site of delivery/disembarkation of a pilot in the area of the Lotsmansky light buoy with the coordinates: Latitude=68o29,8'N, Longitude= 054o32,85'E to berths and roads (anchoring stations) of the seaport of Naryan Mar. The routes of pilotage and their duration are attached.

     - in the area between berths and roads (anchoring stations) in the seaport of Naryan Mar. The routes of pilotage and their duration are attached.
     Pilot embarkation/disembarkation to/from vessels heading to/leaving from the seaport of Naryan-Mar takes place near “Lotsmansky” buoy with coordinates: 68º29,8’N latitude, 05º43,28’E longitude, while pilot disembarkation/embarkation takes place at the berths of the seaport, or near the inshore mooring located between the bearing line 144,3º at the back sign of the Zavodskoy range, and the line going in the 131,3/311,3º direction through the crossing point of the Zavodskoy and the Zakhrebetny ranges.
     Pilot embarkation/disembarkation for inner pilotages connected with demooring, shifting and other moving of a vessel in the water area of the Naryan-Mar seaport takes place at the berths or near the inshore moorings of the Naryan-Mar seaport.

     The seaport of Onega

     In accordance with the Compulsory Regulations in the Seaport of Onega approved by Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation No 13 of January 22, 2014 the area of compulsory pilotage of vessels in the seaport of Onega has been established within the boundaries of the water area of the seaport that have been approved by Russia's Government Directive No 235-r of February 27, 2010 (amended and revised).

Схема района обязательной лоцманской проводки судов в морском порту Онега Схема района обязательной лоцманской проводки судов в морском порту Онега
Схема района обязательной лоцманской проводки судов в морском порту Онега

     For the purpose of payment of pilotage dues in the seaport of Onega the area of pilotage made on the rates of pilotage outside the limits of the port has the following boundaries:

     - in the water area of the seaport of Onega from the pilot boarding place with the coordinates: Latitude=63o59,2'N, Longitude= 037o33,7'E to the berths and roads (anchoring stations) of the seaport of Onega. The routes of pilotage and their length are attached.

     - between the berths and roads (anchoring stations) in the seaport of Onega. The routes of pilotage and their length are attached;

     - in the area of the Solovki sea terminal of the seaport of Onega from the embarkation/disembarkation place with the coordinates: Latitude=64o54,8'N, Longitude= 35o43,5'E to berths and roads (anchoring stations), as well as between roads and berths of the Solovki sea terminal of the seaport of Onega. The routes of pilotage and their length are attached;

     - in the area of the Belomorsk sea terminal of the seaport of Onega:

     a) from the pilot boarding place with the coordinates: Latitude=64o34,72'N, Longitude= 35o14,0'E;

     b)  pilot boarding place with the coordinates: Latitude=64o30,72'N, Longitude= 034o48,5'E to berths, roads (anchoring stations) and the south-western line of the Belomorsk sea terminal of the seaport of Onega (the embarkation/disembarkation of a pilot with the coordinates: Latitude=64o30,72'N, Longitude= 34o48,5'E), as well as between berths and anchoring stations. The routes of pilotage and their length are attached.

Схема района внутрипортовых и внепортовых лоцманских проводок (морской порт Онега) Cхема районов внутрипортовых и внепортовых лоцманских проводок (морской терминал Беломорск морского порта Онега)
Cхема районов внутрипортовых и внепортовых лоцманских проводок (морской терминал Соловки морского порта Онега)

     The embarkation/disembarkation of pilots of the Arkhangelsk Branch aboard/from vessels is performed:

     - when calling at the seaport of Onega at the point with the coordinates: Latitude=63o59,2'N, Longitude= 37o33,7'E and the embarkation/disembarkation are made at the berths of the seaport of Onega or on the anchoring station;

     - when calling at the Solovki sea terminal of the seaport of Onega at the point with the coordinates: Latitude=64o54,8'N, Longitude= 35o43,5'E, and the embarkation/disembarkation is made at the Tamarin pier or at the road station;

     - when calling at the Belomorsk sea terminal of the seaport of Onega at the point with the coordinates: Latitude=64o34,48'N, Longitude= 35o14,0'E, and the embarkation/disembarkation is performed at the berths of the Belomorsk sea terminal or at Gates No 19 of the White Sea – Baltic Sea Canal.

 

     The seaport of Sabetta

 

     Pursuant to the Compulsory Regulations in the Seaport of Sabetta approved by Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation Order No 9 of January 21, 2016 the approach channel and the part of Section No 1 of the water area of the seaport of Sabetta within the boundaries established by the Russia's Government Directive No 1259-r located to the south-west and to the west of the approach channel in immediate proximity of the berths are the area of compulsory pilotage in the seaport of Sabetta.

     The approaches toward the seaport and Section No. 2 and Section No. 3 of the water area of seaport of Sabetta within the boundaries established by Russia's Government Directive No 1259-r of July 13, 2012 are considered an area of non-compulsory pilotage in the seaport of Sabetta in accordance with the Compulsory Regulations in the Seaport of Sabetta.

Схема района обязательных лоцманских проводок в морском порту Сабетта Схема района необязательных лоцманских проводок в районе подходов к морском порту Сабетта Схема района необязательных лоцманских проводок в районе участка № 2 морского порта Сабетта Схема района необязательных лоцманских проводок в районе участка № 3 морского порта Сабетта

     For the purpose of paying pilotage dues in the seaport of Sabetta the areas of pilotage made on the rates of pilotage outside the limits of the port have the following boundaries:

     a) from the embarkation/disembarkation place in the area of Sabetta No 1 Entrance Buoy with the coordinates: Latitude=71o21,15,00''N, Longitude= 072o20'12,02'E to berths and anchoring stations of Section No 1 of the seaport of Sabetta. The routes of pilotage and their length are attached.

     b) between berths and anchoring stations of Section No 1 of the seaport of Sabetta. The routes of pilotage and their length are attached.

     c) from the north-eastern entrance into the sea canal (from the approaches toward the seaport of Sabetta) to Sabetta No 1 Entrance Buoy. The length of pilotage route makes up to 79 nautical miles.

     d) from the embarkation/disembarkation place in the area of Sabetta No 1 Entrance Buoy with the coordinates: Latitude=71o21'15,00''N, Longitude= 072o20'12,02''E to berths of Section No 2 of the water area of the seaport of Sabetta. The length of pilotage route makes up to 36.5 nautical miles.

     e) from the embarkation/disembarkation place in the area of Sabetta No 1 Entrance Buoy with the coordinates: Latitude=71o21'15,00''N, Longitude= 072o20'12,02''E to berths of Section No 3 of the seaport of Sabetta. The length of pilotage route makes up to 180 nautical miles.

Схема маршрутов лоцманских проводок на участке № 1 морского порта Сабетта     During the winter navigation, the area of pilotage performed on the rates of pilotage dues for pilotage outside the limits of the port has been restricted by the point of passing freight vessels from a linear icebreaker to a harbor icebreaker that has been coordinated with the captain of the seaport of Sabetta and by the berths of the seaport of Sabetta. In this case the length of pilotage is determined by the distance between the actual point of delivering a pilot aboard a vessel and berths of the seaport of Sabetta and makes up to 6.7-8.9 nautical miles.

 

Схема маршрутов лоцманских проводок в районе необязательных лоцманских проводок морского порта Сабетта

     Pilotage service is provided by the Arkhangelsk Branch to vessels in the seaport of Sabetta round-the-clock in accordance with the requirements of the Compulsory Regulations in the Seaport of Sabetta.
     The embarkation/disembarkation of a pilot aboard a vessel / from a vessel moving to/from the seaport of Sabetta is made in the area of Sabetta No. 1 Entrance Buoy with the coordinates: Latitude=71o21'15,00''N, Longitude= 072o20'12,02''E and in the area of Anchoring Station No. 1, and the disembarkation /embarkation is made at the berths of the seaport of Sabetta. For the period of winter navigation the embarkation/disembarkation of a pilot is made at the point of passing a freight vessel vessels from a linear icebreaker to a harbor icebreaker that has been coordinated with the captain of the seaport of Sabetta.

     For the purposes of carrying out pilotage related to hauling, shifting and other relocation of vessels in the water area of the seaport of Sabetta the embarkation/disembarkation of a pilot is made at berths of the seaport.

 

     Water area of the Northern Sea Route
 
     Under Article 5.1 of the Russian Merchant Shipping Code the water area of the Northern Sea Route represents a water zone adjacent to the northern coast of the Russian Federation. It covers inland seas, territorial waters, an adjacent zone and an exclusive zone of the Russian Federation. Eastward it is limited by the line of demarcation of sea waters with the United States of America and the parallel of Cape Dezhnev in the Bering Strait, westward it is limited by the longitude of Cape Zhelaniya to Novaya Zemlya Archipelago, by the eastern coast line of Novaya Zemlya Archipelago and by the western boundaries of Matochkin Strait, Kara Strait and Yugor Strait.

     The main area of ice pilotage in the water area of the Northern Sea Route is on the route of the seaport of Murmansk to the seaport of Sabetta and back.

     Pilotage is also performed on the route from the seaport of Kirkenes (Norway) to the seaport of Sabetta.

     All routes of pilotage performed by the Arkhangelsk Branch go through the Kara Strait.
     In order to carry out ice pilotage on the route from the seaport of Murmansk to the seaport of Sabetta the embarkation/disembarkation of an ice pilot aboard a vessel is made in the seaport of Murmansk at the point with the coordinates: Latitude=69o12'N, Longitude= 33o31,50'E or at Anchoring Station No 2 located between the parallels 68o59,90'N and 69o01,50'N to the west of the line of Kievovaraksky Range of the anchoring station in the seaport of Murmansk, and the embarkation/disembarkation is made in the seaport of Sabetta in the area of Sabetta No 1 Entrance Buoy with the coordinates: Latitude=71o19,27'N, Longitude= 072o13,41'E or at the point of passing freight vessels from a linear icebreaker to a harbour icebreaker in coordination with the captain of the seaport of Sabetta.

     In order to carry out ice pilotage on the route from the seaport of Kirkenes (Norway) to the seaport of Sabetta the embarkation/disembarkation of an ice pilot aboard a vessel is made at the seaport of Kirkenes (Norway) at the point with the coordinates: Latitude=69o43,7'N, Longitude= 030o02,1'E and the embarkation/disembarkation is made in the seaport of Sabetta in the area of Sabetta No 1 Entrance Buoy with the coordinates: Latitude=71o19,27'N, Longitude= 072o13,41'E or at the point of passing freight vessels from a linear icebreaker to a harbour icebreaker in coordination with the captain of the seaport of Sabetta.

     In exceptional circumstances, depending upon the ice and hydrometeorological situation, in coordination with the Arkhangelsk Branch the embarkation/disembarkation of a pilot aboard a vessel / from a vessel can be made in other places both in territorial waters and beyond its limits.


     3. Procedure for rendering pilotage services

     Procedure for rendering pilotage services in the seaport of Arkhangelsk

 

     Pilotage service of vessels in the seaport of Arkhangelsk (except for the water area section located in the Severnaya Bay of Dezhnev Gulf, Alexandra Land Island of the Frantz Josef Land Archipelago) is rendered by the Arkhangelsk Branch round-the-clock pursuant to the requirements of the Compulsory Regulations in the Seaport of Arkhangelsk.

     Pursuant to the Compulsory Regulations in the Seaport of Arkhangelsk the following vessels are exempt from compulsory pilotage in the area of compulsory pilotage in the seaport of Arkhangelsk:

     - small size vessels, leisure boats, sports sailing ships;

     - low-displacement freight vessels and inland waterways vessels of gross registered tonnage less than 500 tons;

     - dredgers, cargo supply lighters, anchor boats;

     - icebreakers stationed in the seaport;

     - passenger vessels performing transshipment within the water area of the seaport;

     - vessels of a harbor fleet;

     - vessels of gross registered tonnage within 500-3000 tons that have no dangerous cargoes aboard in the buoyed channel of Mudyug Towers Range of 5.1 nautical miles long, from Mudyug Light Buoy No 1 to Light Buoy No 8 on the left where one can embark a pilot when calling at the seaport and disembark a pilot when leaving the seaport.

     Pilotage services in the seaport of Arkhangelsk for which pilotage dues are levied are rendered by the Arkhangelsk Branch pursuant to the terms of a framework contract on rendering services for ensuring navigation and vessel(s) stay in seaports. The terms of the contract and the procedure for concluding it are specified in the Section, “Arkhangelsk Branch Harbor Dues and Tariffs”.

     The Arkhangelsk Branch renders pilotage services in order of sequence of written requests given by vessel owners / sea agents in accordance with a sailing plan in the seaport of Arkhangelsk and the priority of pilotage service of vessels. Applications for pilotage of vessels exempt from compulsory pilotage are submitted subject to standard procedure for filing applications for pilotage of vessels.

     On grounds of simultaneously given requests in case of the lack of pilots to meet all submitted requests the priority is placed upon fulfilling requests for pilotage of vessels moving under motorway and railway vertical lift spans across Severnaya Dvina River and vessels moving in maximum draft.

 

     An application for pilotage of a vessel moving to the seaport of Arkhangelsk is sent by captains/ship owners/sea agents to the control service of the FSUE “Rosmorport” Arkhangelsk Branch by fax +7 (8182) 67-013-43 or by email dispatcher@ark.rosmorport.ru or directly to the control service of the Arkhangelsk Branch at: 14 Cosmonaut Komarov St., storey 3, PRR “Ekonomiya”, Arkhangelsk-26, Arkhangelsk Region, Russia 163026:

     - for vessels moving to the seaport of Arkhangelsk 48 hours and 24 hours before the estimated time of the vessel’s approach toward Mudyugsky No 1 Entrance Buoy with the following specification six hours before the estimated time in the winter period and four hours before the estimated time in other seasons;

     - for vessels leaving the seaport of Arkhangelsk and passing from one cargo district to another and during other operations for vessel re-anchoring in the seaport of Arkhangelsk six hours before the estimated time in the winter navigation period and four hours before the estimated time in other seasons, with following specification of time two hours before the estimated time.

     If a vessel approaches Mudyugsky No 1 Entrance Buoy more than 30 minutes later than the time specified in the application, a pilot of the Arkhangelsk Branch can be sent to another vessel, and the vessel which has arrived late should stand at the berth and wait for its designated order for pilotage on grounds of a request to render pilotage services sent again by a ship owner/ a sea agent.

In case of the lack of pilots in order to meet requests for rendering pilotage services given simultaneously and, thereby, in case of the impossibility to deliver pilots aboard a vessel by the term specified in a request, the pilot's service of the Arkhangelsk Branch informs a captain of a vessel, a sea agent or a ship owner, as well as VTS of the seaport of Arkhangelsk, about the occurred changes three hours before the time of the beginning of provision of pilotage services specified in the request and informs of the new, if possible the nearest time of the pilot's arrival  aboard a vessel in priority order of pilotage service of vessels.

 

     Ship owners/sea agents can specify the time and the site of a pilot's embarkation round-the-clock by telephones of the Arkhangelsk Branch operations control service +7(8182) 67-13-43 and +7(921) 083-65-77.

     An earlier given request for pilotage can be canceled or deferred in case of a vessel's unpreparedness for the departure no less than

     - six hours in advance during the winter navigation period and four hours in advance in other seasons for vessels moving to the seaport of Arkhangelsk;

     - four hours in advance during the winter navigation period and two hours in advance in other seasons for vessels leaving the seaport of Arkhangelsk, as well as by passing from one cargo district to another or in case of carrying out other pilot's operations for vessel re-anchoring

     in a written form to a dispatcher of the Arkhangelsk Branch by fax +7 (8182) 67-13-43 or a scan by email dispatcher@ark.rosmorport.ru

     When embarking a vessel, the Arkhangelsk branch pilot shows his pilot card to the captain of the vessel and presents a pilotage invoice, which confirms the right of the pilot to conduct pilotage of the vessel, and in which records of pilotage conducted by the Arkhangelsk Branch pilot are kept, including the remarks, if there are any. The pilotage invoices filled out and signed by the captain serve as the grounds for payment.
     The Arkhangelsk Branch is not responsible for possible delays and vessel idleness in the following cases:
     - the captain of the vessel did not meet the requirements of Compulsory Regulations of the Arkhangelsk seaport on informing on the vessel’s approaching the Mudyugsky №1 buoy, and if all pilots of the Arkhangelsk Branch are busy;
     - application for pilotage services for a leaving vessels or for pilotage within the water area of the seaport was not submitted in due time;
     - due to harsh hydro-meteorological conditions.

     A vessel captain, who called for a pilot and who declined the pilot's services upon his arrival aboard, must file and sign a pilotage invoice to collect 50% pilotage dues due to be paid for pilotage and for an operation for which the pilot has been called.

    When pilotage is delayed for more than 30 minutes through the vessel's fault, a pilot of the Arkhangelsk Branch can be recalled from the vessel upon the signing of a pilotage invoice for a vain call and paying 50% of pilotage dues for supposed pilotage or an operation for which the pilot of the Branch has been called, and the application shall been annulled.

 

     Pilotage dues are levied for pilotage services rendered in the seaport of Arkhangelsk by the Arkhangelsk Branch. Information on the rates of pilotage dues and the procedure for collecting them can be found in the Section, “Arkhangelsk Branch Harbor Dues and Tariffs”.

 

      Procedure for rendering pilotage services in the seaport of Naryan Mar

 

     Pilotage services in the seaport of Naryan Mar (except for the sea terminal of Amderma) are rendered by the Arkhangelsk Branch round-the-clock from June to October pursuant to the requirements of the Compulsory Regulations in the Seaport of Naryan Mar.

     The following vessels are released from compulsory pilotage in the area of compulsory pilotage in the seaport of Naryan Mar pursuant to the Compulsory Regulations in the Seaport of Naryan Mar:

     - small-size vessels, sports sailing boats, recreational craft;

     - vessels carrying out operations for maintenance and supply of vessels in the water area of the seaport of Naryan Mar and on the approaches toward it, and of facilities of the seaport infrastructure.

     Pilotage services in the seaport of Naryan Mar for which pilotage dues are collected are rendered by the Arkhangelsk Branch in accordance with the terms of a framework contract on rendering services for ensuring navigation of vessels and vessel(s) stay in seaports. The terms of the contract and the procedure for signing it are specified in the Section, “Arkhangelsk Branch Harbor Dues and Tariffs”.

     The Arkhangelsk Branch carries out pilotage of vessels under written requests submitted by vessel owners/sea agents in order of precedence pursuant to a daily sailing plan of vessels in the seaport of Naryan Mar. Requests for pilotage of vessels exempt from compulsory pilotage are sent by vessel owners/sea agents in accordance with standard procedure for submitting requests for pilotage of vessels.

     An application for pilotage of a vessel is sent by captains of vessels/vessel owners/sea agents to a dispatcher of the Arkhangelsk Branch by fax +7 (8182) 67-13-43 or a scan by email dispatcher@ark.rosmorport.ru or by courier at: 163026 Arkhangelsk-26, PRR “Ekonomiya”, 14 Kosmonavta Komarova St. (storey 3) and a scan to a captain of the seaport of Naryan Mar by email ampn@atnet.ru:

     - for vessels moving to the seaport of Naryan Mar 24 hours in advance with the specification six hours before the approach of the vessel toward Lotsmanskiy Buoy;

     - for vessels leaving the seaport of Naryan Mar, as well as for the purposes of hauling, shifting and other re-anchoring of a vessel in the water area of the seaport no less than three hours before starting a pilot's operation.

     Vessel owners/marine agents can clarify the time and the place of a pilot's embarkation by telephone of the control service of the Arkhangelsk Branch +7 (8182) 67-13-43 (round-the-clock).

     A request for pilotage given earlier can be canceled or deferred in case of a vessel's unpreparedness for the departure no less than

     - 12 hours before the approach of a vessel moving to the seaport of Naryan Mar to Lotsmanskiy Entrance Buoy;

     - 1.5 hours before the pilotage operation in other cases,

     in a written form to a dispatcher of the Arkhangelsk Branch by fax +7 (8182) 67-13-43 or a scan by email dispatcher@ark.rosmorport.ru or nmar@ark.rosmorport.ru, as well as a scan to a captain of the seaport of Naryan Mar by email ampn@atnet.ru

 

     When embarking a vessel, the Arkhangelsk branch pilot shows his pilot card to the captain of the vessel and presents a pilotage invoice, which confirms the right of the pilot to conduct pilotage of the vessel, and in which records of pilotage conducted by the Arkhangelsk Branch pilot are kept, including the remarks, if there are any. The pilotage invoices filled out and signed by the captain serve as the grounds for payment.

 

    The Arkhangelsk Branch is not responsible for possible delays and vessel idleness in the following cases:

     - if a request for pilotage services is submitted after the established term for request submission or a vessel has approached the site of a pilot's embarkation two hours behind the declared time;

     - if delivery of a pilot is impossible due to harsh hydro-meteorological conditions.

     - if the captain of the vessel refused pilotage by leading method.

 

     When a pilot's operation is delayed for more than 30 minutes from the designated time due to the fault of a vessel a pilot of the Arkhangelsk Branch can be recalled from the vessel, and the request shall been annulled. A captain of the vessel (or a person replacing him) is obliged to sign a pilot's bill for the false call.

 

     Pilotage dues are collected for pilotage services rendered by the Arkhangelsk Branch in the seaport of Naryan Mar. Information on the rates of pilotage dues and the procedure for collecting them can be found in the Section, “Arkhangelsk Branch Harbor Dues and Tariffs”.


     Procedure for provision of the pilotage services in the seaport of Onega

     Pilotage of vessels in the seaport of Onega is carried out by the Arkhangelsk Branch round the clock in accordance with the requirements of the Compulsory Regulations of the seaport of Onega.

     Pilotage services in the seaport of Onega, for which the pilotage dues are collected, are provided by the Arkhangelsk Branch in accordance with the terms and conditions of the standard contract for the provision of services on ensuring navigation and stay of the vessel(s) in the seaports. The terms and conditions of the contract and the procedure for its conclusion are set out in the section “Harbor dues and tariffs of the Arkhangelsk Branch”.

     The Arkhangelsk Branch carries out pilotage of vessels in order of priority of the written applications submitted by shipowners/marine agents and in accordance with the daily vessel movement schedule in the seaport of Onega.

 

     The application for pilotage of a vessel shall be submitted by masters of vessels/shipowners/marine agents:

      A) when a vessel goes to/from the seaport of Onega (with the exception of the sea terminals of Belomorsk and Solovki) - to the pilot service of the Separate Onega Subdivision of the Arkhangelsk Branch by fax: +7 (81839) 721-51, with oral duplication by phone: +7 (81839) 712-85, or in the scanned form by e-mail: onega@ark.rosmorport.ru, or by VHF radio communication on channel 16 (working channel 9) (call sign "Onega-radio-5"), as well as to the duty officer of the Inspection of the State Port Control of the Onega Branch of FSI Arkhangelsk Sea Port Administration (hereinafter - ISPC of the Onega Branch) by fax: +7 (81839) 728-88, or by VHF radio communication on channel 16 (working channel 9) round the clock, or delivered by courier to the address: 164840, Onega, Kirova Ave., 107:

      - for the vessel going to the seaport of Onega, 48 hours and 24 hours beforehand with subsequent clarification 6 hours beforehand;

      - for intraport movement of the vessel or for the exit of the vessel from the seaport of Onega, 12 hours beforehand with subsequent clarification 6 hours beforehand.

      B) when a vessel goes to/from the sea terminal of Solovki - to the traffic control service of the Arkhangelsk Branch by fax: +7 (8182) 67-13-43, or in the scanned form by e-mail: dispatcher@ark.rosmorport.ru, and also in a copy to the duty officer of the ISPC of the Onega Branch by fax: +7 (81839) 728-88, or by VHF radio communication on channel 16 (working channel 9) round the clock:

      - for the vessel going to the berths of the sea terminal of Solovki of the seaport of Onega, 48 hours and 24 hours beforehand with subsequent clarification 6 hours beforehand;

      - for intraport movement in the area of the sea terminal of Solovki, as well as for the exit of the vessel from the sea terminal, 12 hours beforehand with subsequent clarification 6 hours beforehand.

      C) when a vessel goes to/from the sea terminal of Belomorsk - to the pilot service of the sea terminal of Belomorsk of the Arkhangelsk Branch in the scanned form by e-mail: belomorsk@ark.rosmorport.ru or to the traffic control service of the Arkhangelsk Branch by fax: +7 (8182) 67-13-43, or in the scanned form by e-mail: dispatcher@ark.rosmorport.ru:

      - for the vessel going from the White Sea-Baltic Canal to the berths of the sea terminal of Belomorsk or in transit to the Onega Bay, or from the Onega Bay to the berths of the sea terminal or in transit to the White Sea-Baltic Canal, 48 hours and 24 hours beforehand with subsequent clarification 6 hours beforehand;

      - for intraport movement in the water area of the sea terminal or for the exit of the vessel from the sea terminal of Belomorsk, 12 hours beforehand with subsequent clarification 6 hours beforehand. 

 

     Ship owners / marine agents can specify the time and place of a pilot’s reception:

     A) by calling the pilotage service of the standalone subdivision “Onega” of the Arkhangelsk Branch by telephone +7 (81839) 712-85, +7 (81839) 721-51 (Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., the break is from 12:00 to 1 p.m.) when a vessel is moving to/from the seaport of Onega (except for the sea terminals of Belomorsk and Solovki);

     B) by calling Arkhangelsk Branch pilot’s department of the sea terminal of Belomorsk by telephone +7 (921) 452-14-15 or +7 (921) 452-18-13 (round-the-clock) when a vessel is moving to/from the sea terminal of Belomorsk.

 

     The cancelation of the earlier submitted request for pilotage or the postponement of its execution to another time in case of a vessel’s unpreparedness for clearing should be carried out:

     A) when a vessel is moving to/from the sea terminal of Solovki at least two hours prior to a pilot’s operation by calling the Arkhangelsk Branch control service telephone +7 (8182) 67-13-43 (round-the-clock);

     B) when a vessel is moving to/from the sea terminal of Belomorsk at least six hours prior to the commencement of a pilotage operation by calling telephone of the Arkhangelsk Branch pilotage department of the sea terminal of Belomorsk +7 (921) 452-14-15 or +7 (921) 452-18-13 (round-the-clock).

 

     When embarking a vessel, the Arkhangelsk branch pilot shows his pilot card to the captain of the vessel and presents a pilotage invoice, which confirms the right of the pilot to conduct pilotage of the vessel, and in which records of pilotage conducted by the Arkhangelsk Branch pilot are kept, including the remarks, if there are any. The pilotage invoices filled out and signed by the captain serve as the grounds for payment.

    The Arkhangelsk Branch is not responsible for possible delays and vessel idleness in the following cases:

     - if a request for pilotage services is submitted after the established term for request submission or a vessel has approached the site of a pilot's embarkation two hours behind the declared time;

     - if delivery of a pilot is impossible due to harsh hydro-meteorological conditions.

     - if the captain of the vessel refused pilotage by leading.

 

     The Arkhangelsk Branch pilot has the right to refuse providing pilotage or stop it in the following cases:

      - if the captain and chief officer are simultaneously absent;

      - if the vessel draught is more than the reported draught;

      - if the vessel has more than 5 degrees of heel, or a considerable down-angle;

      - if the vessel is not ready after 30 minutes from the agreed start time;

      - if the vessel is unseaworthy;

      - if the captain did not order tow boats for mooring.

 

      The master of the vessel who summoned the pilot and who, after the latter's arrival aboard the vessel, refused the services of the pilot of the Arkhangelsk Branch, is obliged to fill in and sign a pilot's bill for collecting 50% of the pilotage dues for the intended pilotage or operation for which the pilot of the Branch was called.

       If the pilot operation is delayed for more than 30 minutes due to the fault of the vessel, the pilot of the Arkhangelsk Branch may be recalled from the vessel with the signature of the pilot's bill for a false call, and the application may be canceled.

 

       Pilotage dues shall be charged for the pilotage services provided by the Arkhangelsk Branch in the seaport of Onega. Information on the rates of the pilotage dues and the procedure for their collection is given in the section “Harbor Dues and Tariffs of the Arkhangelsk Branch”.

 

     The procedure for the provision of pilotage services in the seaport of Sabetta

 

     The Arkhangelsk Branch carries out pilotage of vessels in order of priority of the written applications submitted by shipowners/marine agents and in accordance with the daily vessel movement schedule in the seaport of Sabetta.

     Pilotage services in the seaport of Sabetta, for which the pilotage dues are collected, are provided by the Arkhangelsk Branch in accordance with the terms and conditions of the standard contract for the provision of services on ensuring navigation and stay of the vessel(s) in the seaports. The terms and conditions of the contract and the procedure for its conclusion are set out in the section “Harbor Dues and Tariffs of the Arkhangelsk Branch".

In accordance with the Compulsory Regulations of the seaport of Sabetta, in the compulsory pilotage area at the Sabetta seaport the following categories of vessels are exempted from the compulsory pilotage:

     - icebreakers during icebreaker support;

     - ships and inland navigation vessels of less than 500 gross tonnage;

     - inland navigation and mixed-navigation vessels with a length of less than 80 metres;

     - tug and tow with rigid hitch and with dumb barges of less than 100 metres;

     - vessels carrying out dredging operations in the seaport area;

     - small pleasure and sport crafts;

     - vessels engaged in servicing and supplying ships in the seaport area and its approach channels, seaport infrastructure facilities.

     Applications for pilotage of vessels exempt from compulsory pilotage shall be submitted within a general order of vessel pilotage applications.

 

     The application for pilotage of a vessel going to/from the seaport of Sabetta shall be submitted by masters of vessels/shipowners/marine agents to the traffic control service of the Arkhangelsk Branch by fax: +7 (8182) 67-13-43, or in the scanned form by e-mail: sabettapilot@ark.rosmorport.ru or dispatcher@ark.rosmorport.ru:

     - for vessels going to the seaport of Sabetta, 48 hours before the estimated time of the vessel approach to the seaport, with subsequent clarification 6 hours beforehand in the winter navigation period and 4 hours beforehand for the rest of the year;

     - for vessels going from the seaport of Sabetta, as well as when moving from one seaport berth to another or in other operations for vessel movement in the seaport of Sabetta, 6 hours beforehand in the winter navigation period and 4 hours beforehand for the rest of the year, with subsequent clarification 2 hours beforehand.

     If a vessel approached the pilot boarding place later than 30 minutes of the date specified in the application, the pilot of the Arkhangelsk Branch may be sent to another vessel, and the late vessel must anchor to wait for the newly assigned

pilotage order on the basis of a pilotage service application resubmitted by a shipowner/marine agent.

     Shipowners/marine agents can clarify the time and place of pilot boarding by the telephone numbers of the Arkhangelsk Branch dispatch office, 24 hours: +7 (8182) 67-13-43 or +7 (921) 083-65-77.

     When there is a lack of pilots to accommodate all applications for vessel pilotage at the same time and, consequently, the impossibility of conveying the pilot to the vessel at the time specified in the application, the traffic control service of the Arkhangelsk Branch informs the master of the vessel, the marine agent or the shipowner about the late changes 3 hours before the pilotage commencement time specified in the application and reports, if possible, the new time of the pilot’s arrival on the vessel in order of priority of vessel pilotage.

     An application for pilotage cancellation or its deferral for another time if the ship is not ready for departure must be sent by masters of vessels/shipowners/marine agents to the traffic control service of the Arkhangelsk Branch by fax: +7 (8182) 67-13-43, or in the scanned form by e-mail: sabettapilot@ark.rosmorport.ru or dispatcher@ark.rosmorport.ru, not less than:

      - 6 hours beforehand in the winter navigation period and 4 hours beforehand for the rest of the year for vessels going to the seaport of Sabetta;

      - 4 hours beforehand in the winter navigation period and 2 hours beforehand for the rest of the year for vessels going from the seaport of Sabetta, as well as when moving from one seaport berth to another or in other operations for vessel movement.

 

      When embarking a vessel, the Arkhangelsk Branch pilot shows his pilot card to the captain of the vessel and presents a pilotage invoice, which confirms the right of the pilot to conduct pilotage of the vessel, and in which records of pilotage conducted by the Arkhangelsk Branch pilot are kept, including the remarks, if there are any. The pilotage invoices filled out and signed by the captain serve as the grounds for payment.

      The Pilot Service of the Arkhangelsk Branch is not responsible for any possible delays and demurrages of a vessel, if:

      - the master of the vessel did not inform about the approach to the entrance buoy, and there was no required free pilot of the Arkhangelsk Branch on the ship by the time the ship approached the entrance buoy;

      - if the application for pilotage services was not submitted in due time;

      - if pilot delivery is impossible due to harsh hydro-meteorological conditions;  

 

      The master of the vessel who asked for a pilot and declined the pilot services of the Arkhangelsk Branch after the latter's arrival aboard the ship, is obliged to fill in and sign a pilot's bill to recover 50% of the pilotage fee for the supposed pilotage or operation for which the pilot of the branch was called.

      If pilotage is delayed for more than 30 minutes due to the fault of the vessel, the pilot of the Arkhangelsk Branch may be recalled from the vessel with the signing of a pilot's bill for a wasted call and the recovery of 50% of the pilotage dues for the supposed pilotage or operation for which the pilot of the Branch was called, and the application may be canceled.

 

      Pilotage dues are charged for pilot services provided by the Arkhangelsk Branch in the seaport of Sabetta. Information on the pilotage dues rates and the procedure for their charge can be found in the section “Harbor Dues and Tariffs of the Arkhangelsk Branch”.

 

     Procedure for providing ice pilotage services in the waters of the Northern Sea Route

 

     The services on ice pilotage of vessels are provided by the Arkhangelsk Branch in accordance with the Rules of Navigation in the waters of the Northern Sea Route approved by the order of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation No. 7 of 17.01.2013, and the Regulation on the provision of ice pilotage services in the Northern Sea Route by ice pilots of the Arkhangelsk Branch of FSUE “Rosmorport” approved by the director of the Arkhangelsk Branch of FSUE “Rosmorport” of 08.09.2015.

     The services on ice pilotage of vessels are provided by the Arkhangelsk Branch to all interested ship owners on a contractual basis in accordance with the terms of the standard contract for ice pilotage of vessels (hereinafter - the Contract).

     To conclude the Contract, the customer sends a written application to the Arkhangelsk Branch by fax: +7 (8182) 65-03-43, or in the scanned form to the e-mail address: mail@ark.rosmorport.ru.

The application will be considered within 24 hours and in the absence of technical restrictions on the possibility of providing the declared services and upon submission by the customer of all necessary documents for concluding the Contract, the customer is sent two copies of the executed contract for signing. The Contract signed by the customer should be returned to the Arkhangelsk Branch by post or by courier at: ul. Karla Libknekhta 34, Arkhangelsk, Arkhangelsk Region, Russia, 163000.

     The additional information on the procedure for concluding the Contract can be obtained by phone: +7 (8182) 65-14-72 (from Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 17:15 Moscow time, the lunch break from 12:00 to 13:00).

     In accordance with the concluded contract, an ice pilot is provided to the customer's vessel in accordance with the application for provision of an ice pilot to the dispatch center of the Arkhangelsk Branch by fax: +7 (8182) 67-13-43, or in the scanned form to the e-mail address: dispatcher@ark.rosmorport.ru.

     Applications for an ice pilot are submitted:

     - when the vessel leaves the Seaport of Murmansk and moves to the Seaport of Sabetta – 72 hours before the vessel leaves the Seaport of Murmansk, with specification 48 hours before and confirmation 24 hours before.

     - when the vessel leaves the Seaport of Sabetta and moves to the Seaport of Murmansk – 7 days before the planned operation, with specification 72 hours before.

     To specify the time and place of taking a pilot aboard, ship owners/shipping agents can call: +7 (8182) 67-13-43 (round the clock).

     An application for an ice pilot is considered to be accepted by the Arkhangelsk Branch after official confirmation of the possibility of its implementation by the dispatcher of the Arkhangelsk Branch by sending a written confirmation to the fax number and/or e-mail address specified in the customer's application.

     The cancellation of the previously submitted application should be made by the customer in writing to the dispatcher of the Arkhangelsk Branch by fax: +7 (8182) 67-13-43, or in the scanned form to the e-mail address: dispatcher@ark.rosmorport.ru:

     Applications for cancellation of a pilot should be submitted:

     - while the vessel moves to the Seaport of Sabetta – not later than 48 hours before the anticipated start of the service;

     - when the vessel moves from the Seaport of Sabetta – not later than 72 hours before the anticipated start of the service.

 

     An ice pilot of the Arkhangelsk Branch arriving aboard the vessel presents to the captain of the vessel an ice pilot's certificate confirming the right of the ice pilot to provide services for ice pilotage of the vessel in the waters of the Northern Sea Route and provides a pilot's bill in which the fact of providing the service for ice pilotage by the ice pilot of the Arkhangelsk Branch is registered with possible comments to his work. The receipt filled in and signed by the captain of the vessel serves as the basis for payment of the service for ice pilotage of the vessel.

 

     For services provided by the Arkhangelsk Branch for ice pilotage in the waters of the Northern Sea Route, a fee is charged in accordance with the rates of the branch. The information on the cost of the services for ice pilotage of vessels by ice pilots of the Arkhangelsk Branch is given in the section "Harbor Dues and Tariffs of the Arkhangelsk Branch".


     4. Statistics 

     Information on pilotages in the seaport of Arkhangelsk conducted by the Arkhangelsk Branch pilots
 

Year Inner pilotage Outer pilotage
Number of 
operations
Total distance,
sea miles
Number of 
operations
Total distance,
sea miles
2007 2,317 56,263
2008 2,784 2,254 48,309
2009 2,054 1,537 33,426
2010 2,423 1,694 36,148
2011 2,963 2,179 42,539
2012 2,910 2,184 43,720
2013 2,604 1,967 40,452
2014 2,655 1,922 41,305
2015 3,236 2,305 50,922
2016 3,621 2,958 49,859


     Information on pilotages in the seaport of Naryan-Mar conducted by the Arkhangelsk Branch pilots 
 

Year Inner pilotage Outer pilotage
Number of 
operations
Total distance,
sea miles
Number of 
operations
Total distance,
sea miles
2007 –  –  –  – 
2008 –  –  –  – 
2009 72 –  67 4,167
2010 66 –  62 3,884
2011 123 –  105 5,561
2012 90 –  84 4,935
2013 139 –  118 5,825
2014 131 –  121 6,779
2015 205 –  191 10,838
2016 134 128 8,060


     Information on pilotages in the seaport of Onega conducted by the Arkhangelsk Branch pilots

 

Year Inner pilotage Outer pilotage
Number of 
operations
Total distance,
sea miles
Number of 
operations
Total distance,
sea miles
2007 25 135 2,217
2008 101 105 1,410
2009 111 114 1,899
2010 77 76 981
2011 108 102 1,260
2012 109 104 1,346
2013 94 91 1,144
2014 182 178 1,609
2015 324 320 2,931
2016 189 187 1,924

 

     Information on pilotages in the seaport of Sabetta conducted by the Arkhangelsk Branch pilots 
 

Year
Inner pilotage
Outer pilotage
Number of 
operations
Total distance,
sea miles
Number of 
operations
Total distance,
sea miles
2014
2015 314 282 1,924
2016 652 593 3,166

 

     Information on pilotages in the water area of the Northern Sea Route conducted by the Arkhangelsk Branch pilots 

 

Year  Number of 
operations
Total distance, sea miles
2014
2015 3 3,360
2016 5 9,037


     5. Contacts 

     The additional information on the procedure of providing by the Arkhangelsk Branch of FSUE "Rosmorport" the pilot services in the Seaports of Arkhangelsk, Naryan-Mar, Onega, and Sabetta, as well as the services for ice pilotage of vessels in the waters of the Northern Sea Route, can be obtained at:

     The seaport of Arkhangelsk

    by phone: +7 (8182) 67-13-43 (round the clock),

    or by sending a request to the fax number: +7 (8182) 67-13-43, or by e-mail:

    dispatcher@ark.rosmorport.ru


     The seaport of Naryan-Mar
     Seaport of Naryan-Mar

     by phone:

      +7 (911) 551-69-16 (round the clock);

      +7 (81853) 467-29 (from Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 17:15 Moscow time, the lunch break from 12:00 to 13:00),

     or by sending a request to the fax number: +7 (81853) 467-29, or by e-mail: nmar@ark.rosmorport.ru


     The seaport of Onega
     by phone:

     +7 (81839) 712-85 (round the clock);

     +7 (81839) 721-51 (from Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 17:15 Moscow time, the lunch break from 12:00 to 13:00),

     or by sending a request to the fax number: +7 (81839) 721-51, or by e-mail: onega@ark.rosmorport.ru

 

    The seaport of Sabetta

    by phone (round the clock):

    +7 (931) 401-97-83;

    +7 (931) 401-97-95,

    or by sending a request to the fax number: +7 (8182) 67-13-43, or by e-mail: sabettapilot@ark.rosmorport.ru

 

     The services for ice pilotage in the waters of the Northern Sea Route

     by phone:

     +7 (8182) 67-13-43 (round the clock),

     or by sending a request to the fax number: +7 (8182) 67-13-43, or by e-mail: dispatcher@ark.rosmorport.ru

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