Pilotage Services

1. General information
2. Information on the pilotage areas
    • Azov seaport
    • Rostov-on-Don seaport
    • Taganrog seaport
    • Pilotage in the Azov Sea
3. Terms and conditions of pilotage services 
    • Terms and conditions of pilotage services in the seaport of Azov 
    • Terms and conditions of pilotage services in the seaport of Rostov-on-Don
    • Terms and conditions of pilotage services in the seaport of Taganrog
    • Terms and conditions of pilotage services in the Azov Sea
4. Statistics
5. Contacts


     1. General information

     The FSUE "Rosmorport" Azov Basin Branch provides pilotage services to all types of vessels calling at the seaports of Azov, Rostov-on-Don, and Taganrog, and also to vessels going across the Azov Sea. 
     The Azov Basin Branch pilotage service consists of 12 pilots, of which: 1st category pilot - shift supervisor - 3 people, 1st category pilot - 7 people, 2nd category pilot - 2 people.
     The specialist of the pilot service of the Azov Basin Branch are highly qualified and have large practical experience. The professional training of the pilots complies with the requirements of the Statute on sea pilots approved by the Ministry of Transport order dated 06.11.2020 № 462.
     Theoretical and simulator training as part of professional development of sea pilots of the Azov Basin Branch are conducted in Russian educational institutions of profssional education, in particular, in the Rostov Branch of the Moscow Water Transport Academy (Rostov-on-Don).
     The pilotage service of the Azov Basin Branch disposes of all necessary vessels and transport means for timely delivery of pilots to vessels.

     2. Information on the pilotage areas

     Azov seaport

     In accordance with the Mandatory Resolutions in the seaport of Azov, approved by order of the Ministry of Transport of Russia No. 430 dated 13.12.2012, piloting of vessels within:
     - section No. 1 - Azov-Don Sea Canal, which is bounded by straight lines connecting in a certain order points with the following coordinates:
     № 1 Lat.=47°02,63' N Long.=38°55,24' E;
     № 2 Lat.=47°02,29' N Long.=38°57,01' E;
     № 3 Lat.=47°04,46' N Long.=39°05,74' E;
     № 4 Lat.=47°05,32' N Long.=39°15,00' E;
     № 5 Lat.=47°05,22' N Long.=39°15,00' E;
     № 6 Lat.=47°04,36' N Long.=39°05,64' E;
     № 7 Lat.=47°02,20' N Long.=38°57,00' E;
     № 8 Lat.=47°02,56' N Long.=38°55,27' E.
     - section No. 2 - Don River from 3183 km (0 km) to 3151 km (estuary of the River Koysug);
     - section No. 3 - additional passage for vessels (arm of the River Kalancha) from 0 to 4 km, is mandatory for all vessels.

      For the purpose of pilotage dues payment in the seaport of Azov, the areas of piloting, carried out at sea mile rates, have the following boundaries:
     a) from the place of reception of the pilot in the area of the ADSC entrance buoy to the berths or raids in the seaport of Azov. The piloting route table and the maximum length of piloting is attached;
     b) from the place of reception of the pilot on 3125.1 km of the Don River (the lower border of the Alexandrovsky Raid) to the berths or raids in the seaport of Azov. The piloting route table and the maximum length of piloting is attached;
     c) from the place of reception of the pilot at the berths and raids of the seaport of Rostov-on-Don to the berths and raids of the seaport of Azov. The piloting route table and the maximum length of piloting is attached;
     d) between berths and raids of the seaport of Azov. The piloting route table and the maximum length of piloting is attached.


     Embarkation/disembarkation of pilots on/from vessels coming to/from the seaport of Azov from/to the Sea of Azov is carried out at the ADSC entrance buoy with coordinates Lat.=47°02.40'N Long.=38°54.7'E at wind speed not more than 15 meters per second and sea disturbance level not more than 4 points, and landing/reception is carried out at the berths or raid moorings of the seaport of Azov. 
     Embarkation/disembarkation of pilots on vessels going to/from the seaport of Azov from/to the inland waterways is carried out on 3125.1 km of the Don River (lower border of the Alexandrovsky Raid), and the landing/reception of the pilot is carried out at the berths of the seaport of Azov or at raid moorings.
     Embarkation/disembarkation of pilots to/from vessels heading towards/from the seaport of Azov towards/from the seaport of Rostov-on-Don is conducted at the berths or roads of the seaport of Rostov-on-Don, and disembarkation/embarkation is conducted at the berths, or at the roads stations of the seaport of Azov.
     Embarkation/disembarkation of pilots for conducting pilotages connected to berthing, anchoring, mooring, de-mooring or other shifting of the vessel within the water area of the seaport of Azov is conducted at the berths, or at the roads stations of the seaport of Azov.

     During winter navigation, from December till March pilotage of vessels in the seaport of Azov is conducted in ice conditions with the help of the icebreakers of the Azov Basin Branch.

     Rostov-on-Don seaport

     In accordance with the Mandatory Resolutions in the seaport of Rostov-on-Don, approved by order of the Ministry of Transport of Russia No. 62 dated 04.03.2013, the pilotage of vessels:

     - on the River Don section from 3151 km to 3125.1 km;
     - in the water area of the Alexandrovsky Ladle in the seaport;
     - from the mouth of the River Aksay to the upper border of the seaport along the River Aksay,
     is mandatory for all vessels.

       For the purpose of pilotage dues payment in the seaport of Azov, the areas of piloting, carried out at sea mile rates, have the following boundaries:
     a) from the place of reception of the pilot in the area of the ADSC entrance buoy to the berths or raids in the seaport of Rostov-on-Don. The piloting route table and the maximum length of piloting is attached;
     b) from the place of reception of the pilot on 3125.1 km of the Don River (the lower border of the Alexandrovsky Raid) to the berths or raids in the seaport of Rostov-on-Don. The piloting route table and the maximum length of piloting is attached;
     c) from the place of reception of the pilot at the berths and raids of the seaport of Azov to the berths and raids of the seaport of Rostov-on-Don. The piloting route table and the maximum length of piloting is attached;
     d) between berths and raids of the seaport of Rostov-on-Don. The piloting route table and the maximum length of piloting is attached


     Embarkation/disembarkation of pilots to/from vessels heading towards/from the seaport of Rostov-on-Don towards/from the Azov Sea is conducted at the ADSC receiving buoy with the coordinates: 47°02,3'N, 38°55,3'Е, and disembarkation/embarkation is conducted at the berths of the seaport of Rostov-on-Don, or at the roads stations . 
    Embarkation/disembarkation of pilots on vessels coming to/from the seaport of Rostov-on-Don from/to the inland waterways is carried out on 3125.1 km of the Don River (lower border of the Alexandrovsky Raid), and the landing/reception of the pilot is carried out at the berths of the seaport of Rostov-on-Don or at raid moorings.
     Embarkation/disembarkation of pilots to/from vessels heading towards/from the seaport of Rostov-on-Don towards/from the seaport of Azov is conducted at the berths or roads of the seaport of Azov, and disembarkation/embarkation is conducted at the berths, or at the roads stations of the seaport of Rostov-on-Don.
     Embarkation/disembarkation of pilots for conducting pilotages connected to berthing, anchoring, mooring, de-mooring or other shifting of the vessel within the water area of the seaport of Rostov-on-Don is conducted at the berths, or at the roads stations of the seaport.

     During winter navigation, from December till March pilotage of vessels in the seaport of Rostov-on-Don is conducted in ice conditions with the help of the icebreakers of the Azov Basin Branch.

     Taganrog seaport

     In accordance with the Mandatory Resolutions in the seaport of Taganrog, approved by order of the Ministry of Transport of Russia No. 429 dated 13.12.2012, the pilotage of vessels to:

     - section No. 1, which is bounded by straight lines connecting in a certain order points with the following coordinates: 

          № 1 Lat.=47°12,46' N Long.=038°57,22' Е;

          № 2 Lat.=47°12,61' N Long.=038°57,33' Е;

          № 3 Lat.=47°12,53' N Long.=038°57,50' Е;

          № 4 Lat.=47°12,39' N Long.=038°57,66' Е;
          № 5 Lat.=47°12,29' N Long.=038°57,74' Е;
          № 6 Lat.=47°12,16' N Long.=038°57,71' Е;
          № 7 Lat.=47°12,05' N Long.=038°57,55' Е;
          № 8 Lat.=47°11,87' N Long.=038°57,53' Е;
          № 9 Lat.=47°07,10' N Long.=038°58,12' Е;
          № 10 Lat.=47°03,42' N Long.=038°52,70' Е;
          № 11 Lat.=47°03,45' N Long.=038°52,65' Е;
          № 12 Lat.=47°07,03' N Long.=038°57,95' Е;
          № 13 Lat.=47°07,20' N Long.=038°58,03' Е;
          № 14 Lat.=47°11,97' N Long.=038°57,45' Е;
          № 15 Lat.=47°12,06' N Long.=038°57,40' Е;
     - section No. 2, which is bounded by straight lines connecting in a certain order points with the following coordinates:
          № 1 Lat.=47°09,00' N Long.=038°58,50' Е;
          № 2 Lat.=47°09,50' N Long.=038°58,50' Е;
          № 3 Lat.=47°09,50' N Long.=038°59,50' Е;
          № 4 Lat.=47°09,00' N Long.=038°59,50' Е,
     is mandatory for all vessels.


       For the purpose of pilotage dues payment in the seaport of Azov, the areas of piloting, carried out at sea mile rates, have the following boundaries:
     a) from the place of reception of the pilot at the buoy No. 2 of the Taganrog approach channel with coordinates Lat.=47°03.40'N Long.=38°52,70'E to the berths and anchorages of the seaport of Taganrog. The piloting route table and the maximum length of piloting is attached;

     b) between berths and anchorages of the seaport of Taganrog. The piloting route table and the maximum length of piloting is attached.


      Embarkation/disembarkation of pilots on vessels coming to/from the seaport of Taganrog is carried out at the coordinates Lat.=47°03.30'N Long.=38°52.50'E at wind speed not more than 15 meters per second and wave height more than 2 meters, and the reception/landing at the berths of the seaport of Taganrog.
     Embarkation/disembarkation of pilots for conducting pilotages connected to berthing, anchoring, mooring, de-mooring or other shifting of the vessel within the water area of the seaport of Taganrog is conducted at the berths, or at the roads stations of the seaport. 

     During winter navigation, from December till March pilotage of vessels in the seaport of Taganrog is conducted in ice conditions with the help of the icebreakers of the Azov Basin Branch.

     Pilotage in the Azov Sea

     In accordance with the Ministry of Transport order dated 12.04.2010 No. 86 «"On establishing areas of non-compulsory and compulsory pilotage" the area in the Azov Sea from the Kerch strait to the seaports of the Russian Federation and the receiving buoy of the Azovo-Donskoy Sea Canal is the area of non-compulsory pilotage, and pilotage is conducted by the pilot service of the Azov Basin Branch on a contractual basis.

      Pilot embarkation/disembarkation to/from vessel following across the Azov Sea to/from the Russian seaports is conducted in the area of the Varzovsky buoy (Kerch) with the coordinates 45º27'42"N, 36º41'71"E, and disembarkation/embarkation is conducted at buoy No. 2 of the Taganrog approaching canal with the coordinates 47º03'45,0"N, 38º52'48,0"Е.

     During winter navigation pilotage of vessels following across the Azov Sea to/from Russian seaports is conducted in ice conditions with the use of the icebreakers of the Azov Basin Branch, or the Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch (for vessels heading to the seaport of Eysk).

     3. Terms and conditions of pilotage services

     Terms and conditions of pilotage services in the seaport of Azov

     Pilotage services for vessels in the seaport of Azov is carried out by the Azov Basin Branch around the clock in accordance with the Mandatory Resolutions in the seaport of Azov, approved by order of the Ministry of Transport of russia No. 430 dated 13.12.2012 (hereinafter – Mandatory Resolutions on the seaport of Azov).

     The following types of vessels are not provided with mandatory pilotage in the seaport of Azov:
     - icebreakers;
     - vessels under icebreaker pilotage (along the ADSC from entrance buoy to "0" km);
     - vessels of port fleet;
     - small vessels;
     - sports sailing vessels;
     - recreational vessels up to 25 meters length;
     - passenger vessels sailing exclusively in the water area of the seaport of Azov.

     Pilotage services in the seaport of Azov, for which pilotage dues are charged, are provided by the Azov Basin Branch in accordance with the terms of the public contract for rendering services on providing navigation in the seaports of Azov, Rostov-on-Don, and Taganrog. The terms of the contract and the procedure for its conclusion are indicated in the section "Harbor dues and tariffs of the Azov Basin Branch".

     The Azov Basin Branch carries out pilotage services in order of priority of the applications submitted by shipowners/sea agents according to the daily schedule of vessels in seaport of Azov, which is approved by the captain of the seaport of Azov daily on the basis of information on the vessels entries to the seaport of Azov and is located at the following website: http://azov.azovseaports.ru/grafik_dvijeniya.html . The requests for inclusion in the daily schedule of vessels in the seaport of Azov, as well as information on the vessels entries and the need for providing vessel with piloting in the seaport, are issued in the information system of the state port control module "Registration of entries and departures of vessels in the seaports of the Russian Federation", accessed at: www.portcall.marinet.ru.

     If the vessel is not ready for departure, the cancellation of a previously submitted request or postponement of its execution to another time must be carried out at least 4 hours before the scheduled start time. A written request for cancellation or postponement of the piloting must be sent to the Azov Basin Branch by fax: +7 (863) 287-00-13, or in a scanned form at the e-mail address: dispetcher@abf.rosmorport.ru , confirming receipt of a written request by phone: +7 (989) 700-04-42 (round the clock), or delivered by courier at 2nd Volodarskogo St., 76/23a, office 605, Rostov-on-Don, Rostov Region, Russia. 

     When an Azov Basin Branch pilot arrives at a vessel to conduct pilotage in the Azov seaport, he presents a pilot certificate confirming his righ to perform pilotage of this type of vessel to the captain, and a pilot's bill, where the fact of pilotage and possible commentaries from the captain are recorded. The vessel's captain handles the vessel's IMO pilot card with precise information on the vessel to the pilot, informs the pilot on the peculiarities of steering, and the condition of the vessel. The filled out and signed by the captain pilot bills serve as grounds for calculation of the cost of the pilotage.

     The pilotage service of the Azov Basin Branch is not responsible for the delays and vessel idleness in the follosing cases:
     - application for pilotage submitted not in due time;
     - receipt of a pilot is not possible due to stormy weather;
     - pilot boat is absent from the pilot meeting point due to bad weather conditions.

     If pilotage is delayed because of the vessel's fault for more than 1 hour, payment shall be made for every following hour of delay, in accordance with the tariffs of the Azov Basin Branch.
     Vessel's captain who called an Azov Basin Branch pilot and refused his services after the arrival of the latter, must also fill out and sign the pilot's bill for charging of 50% of pilotage dues to be paid for the pilotage, for which the pilot was called.

     Pilotage dues are charged for the pilotage services rendered by the Azov Basin Branch in the seaport of Azov. Information on the rates of pilotage dues and the charging procedure is described in the section "Harbor Dues and Tariffs of the Azov Basin Branch".

     Terms and conditions of pilotage services in the seaport of Rostov-on-Don

     Pilotage services for vessels in the seaport of Rostov-on-Don is carried out by the Azov Basin Branch around the clock in accordance with the Mandatory Resolutions in the seaport of Rostov-on-Don, approved by order of the Ministry of Transport of russia No. 62 dated 04.03.2013 (hereinafter – Mandatory Resolutions on the seaport of Rostov-on-Don).

     The following types of vessels are not provided with mandatory pilotage in the seaport of Rostov-on-Don:
     - icebreakers;
     - vessels servicing and supplying vessels located in water area of the seaport and on approaches to it, port facilities (hereinafter - vessels of the port fleet);
     - vessels carrying out intra-city and suburban passenger transportation;
     - small vessels;
     - sports sailing vessels;
     - recreational vessels up to 25 meters length.

     Pilotage services in the seaport of Rostov-on-Don, for which pilotage dues are charged, are provided by the Azov Basin Branch in accordance with the terms of the public contract for rendering services on providing navigation in the seaports of Azov, Rostov-on-Don, and Taganrog. The terms of the contract and the procedure for its conclusion are indicated in the section "Harbor dues and tariffs of the Azov Basin Branch".

     The Azov Basin Branch carries out pilotage services in order of priority of the applications submitted by shipowners/sea agents according to the daily schedule of vessels in seaport of Rostov-on-Don, which is approved by the captain of the seaport of Rostov-on-Don daily on the basis of information on the vessels entries to the seaport of Rostov-on-Don and is located at the following website: http://azov.azovseaports.ru/grafik_dvijeniya.html . The requests for inclusion in the daily schedule of vessels in the seaport of Rostov-on-Don, as well as information on the vessels entries and the need for providing vessel with piloting in the seaport, are issued in the information system of the state port control module "Registration of entries and departures of vessels in the seaports of the Russian Federation", accessed at: www.portcall.marinet.ru.

     If the vessel is not ready for departure, the cancellation of a previously submitted request or postponement of its execution to another time must be carried out at least 4 hours before the scheduled start time. A written request for cancellation or postponement of the piloting must be sent to the Azov Basin Branch by fax: +7 (863) 287-00-13, or in a scanned form at the e-mail address: dispetcher@abf.rosmorport.ru , confirming receipt of a written request by phone: +7 (989) 700-04-42 (round the clock), or delivered by courier at 2nd Volodarskogo St., 76/23a, office 605, Rostov-on-Don, Rostov Region, Russia. 

     When an Azov Basin Branch pilot arrives at a vessel to conduct pilotage in the Rostov-on-Don seaport, he presents a pilot certificate confirming his righ to perform pilotage of this type of vessel to the captain, and a pilot's bill, where the fact of pilotage and possible commentaries from the captain are recorded. The vessel's captain handles the vessel's IMO pilot card with precise information on the vessel to the pilot, informs the pilot on the peculiarities of steering, and the condition of the vessel. The filled out and signed by the captain pilot bills serve as grounds for calculation of the cost of the pilotage.
 


     The pilotage service of the Azov Basin Branch is not responsible for the delays and vessel idleness in the follosing cases:
     - application for pilotage submitted not in due time;
     - receipt of a pilot is not possible due to stormy weather;
     - pilot boat is absent from the pilot meeting point due to bad weather conditions.

     If pilotage is delayed because of the vessel's fault for more than 1 hour, payment shall be made for every following hour of delay, in accordance with the tariffs of the Azov Basin Branch.
     Vessel's captain who called an Azov Basin Branch pilot and refused his services after the arrival of the latter, must also fill out and sign the pilot's bill for charging of 50% of pilotage dues to be paid for the pilotage, for which the pilot was called.

     Pilotage dues are charged for the pilotage services rendered by the Azov Basin Branch in the seaport of Rostov-on-Don. Information on the rates of pilotage dues and the charging procedure is described in the section "Harbor Dues and Tariffs of the Azov Basin Branch".

     Terms and conditions of pilotage services in the seaport of Taganrog

     Pilotage services for vessels in the seaport of Taganrog is carried out by the Azov Basin Branch around the clock in accordance with the Mandatory Resolutions in the seaport of Taganrog, approved by order of the Ministry of Transport of russia No. 429 dated 13.12.2012 (hereinafter – Mandatory Resolutions on the seaport of Taganrog).

     The following types of vessels are not provided with mandatory pilotage in the seaport of Taganrog:
     - vessels with gross capacity of less than 200;
     - small, sports sailing vessels.

     Pilotage services in the seaport of Taganrog, for which pilotage dues are charged, are provided by the Azov Basin Branch in accordance with the terms of the public contract for rendering services on providing navigation in the seaports of Azov, Rostov-on-Don, and Taganrog. The terms of the contract and the procedure for its conclusion are indicated in the section "Harbor dues and tariffs of the Azov Basin Branch".

     The Azov Basin Branch carries out pilotage services in order of priority of the applications submitted by shipowners/sea agents according to the daily schedule of vessels in seaport of Taganrog, which is approved by the captain of the seaport of Taganrog daily on the basis of information on the vessels entries to the seaport of Taganrog and is located at the following website: http://azov.azovseaports.ru/grafik_dvijeniya.html . The requests for inclusion in the daily schedule of vessels in the seaport of Taganrog, as well as information on the vessels entries and the need for providing vessel with piloting in the seaport, are issued in the information system of the state port control module "Registration of entries and departures of vessels in the seaports of the Russian Federation", accessed at: www.portcall.marinet.ru.

     If the vessel is not ready for departure, the cancellation of a previously submitted request or postponement of its execution to another time must be carried out at least 4 hours before the scheduled start time. A written request for cancellation or postponement of the piloting must be sent to the Azov Basin Branch by fax: +7 (863) 287-00-13, or in a scanned form at the e-mail address: dispetcher@abf.rosmorport.ru , confirming receipt of a written request by phone: +7 (989) 700-04-42 (round the clock), or delivered by courier at 2nd Volodarskogo St., 76/23a, office 605, Rostov-on-Don, Rostov Region, Russia. 

     When an Azov Basin Branch pilot arrives at a vessel to conduct pilotage in the Taganrog seaport, he presents a pilot certificate confirming his righ to perform pilotage of this type of vessel to the captain, and a pilot's bill, where the fact of pilotage and possible commentaries from the captain are recorded. The vessel's captain handles the vessel's IMO pilot card with precise information on the vessel to the pilot, informs the pilot on the peculiarities of steering, and the condition of the vessel. The filled out and signed by the captain pilot bills serve as grounds for calculation of the cost of the pilotage. 

     The pilotage service of the Azov Basin Branch is not responsible for the delays and vessel idleness in the follosing cases:
     - vessel's captain, ship owner/sea agent did not meet the requirements on submission of necessary information on the approaching of vessel to the pilot's meeting place;
     - pilotage is not possible due to weather conditions;
     - pilot embarkation/disembarkation places are absent, or do not meet the IMO safety requirements, or means of transition from a pilot boat to vessel and backwards do not comply with each other.

     If pilotage is delayed for more than 30 minutes from the agreed time, and it is not for the reason of force majeur, or if both captain and chief officer are absent from the vessel, the pilot of the Azov Basin Branch can be withdrawn from the vessel. The vessel's captain, or his substitute, shall sign a pilot's bill for the false call of the pilot to pay harbor dues, according to the current rates, for the planned operation, and file a new application for pilotae, according to the established procedure. 
     If the services of the Azob Basin Branch pilot commissioned to vessel are not needed, 50% of pilotage dues for the agreed pilotage shall be paid.

     Pilotage dues are charged for the pilotage services rendered by the Azov Basin Branch in the seaport of Taganrog. Information on the rates of pilotage dues and the charging procedure is described in the section "Harbor Dues and Tariffs of the Azov Basin Branch".

     Terms and conditions of pilotage services in the Azov Sea

     Pilotage assistance to vessels in the Azov Sea is conducted by the Azov Basin Branch on a contractual basis, in accordance with a standard form contract on mantaining navigation and stay of vessels in the seaports of Azov, Rostov-on-Don, and Taganrog and on approaches to them (further referred to as the Contract). The Contract is standard form and does not require signing by the parties. 
     Application for pilotage in the Azov Sea is submitted by the ship owner/sea agent to the Azov Basin Branch by fax: +7 (863) 287-00-13 or e-mail: dispetcher@abf-rmp.ru 24 hours before the start of the pilotage, or pilotage operation with further confirmation 5 hours before. 
     The ship owner/sea agent can contact the pilot on duty of the Azov Basin Branch by phone: +7 (863) 267-31-28 to learn the exact time and place of pilot embarkation/disembarkation to/from vessel. 

     When an Azov Basin Branch pilot arrives at a vessel to conduct pilotage in the Taganrog seaport, he presents a pilot certificate confirming his righ to perform pilotage of this type of vessel to the captain, and a pilot's bill, where the fact of pilotage and possible commentaries from the captain are recorded. The vessel's captain handles the vessel's IMO pilot card with precise information on the vessel to the pilot, informs the pilot on the peculiarities of steering, and the condition of the vessel. The filled out and signed by the captain pilot bills serve as grounds for calculation of the cost of the pilotage. 

     The pilotage service of the Azov Basin Branch is not responsible for the delays and vessel idleness in the follosing cases: 
     - application for pilotage submitted not in due time;
     - receipt of a pilot is not possible due to stormy weather;
     - pilot boat is absent from the pilot meeting point due to bad weather conditions. 

     Cancellation of an earlier submitted application, or its rescheduling, if the vessel is not ready to leave at agreed time, shall be  made not later than 1 hour before the agreed time. 
     If pilotage is delayed for more than 2 hours from the agreed time, and it is not for the reason of force majeur, or if both captain and chief officer are absent from the vessel, the pilot of the Azov Basin Branch can be withdrawn from the vessel. The vessel's captain, or his substitute, shall sign a pilot's bill for the false call of the pilot to pay harbor dues, according to the current rates, for the planned operation, and file a new application for pilotae, according to the established procedure. 
     If the services of the Azob Basin Branch pilot commissioned to vessel are not needed, 50% of pilotage dues for the agreed pilotage shall be paid.

     Pilotage dues are charged for the pilotage services rendered by the Azov Basin Branch in the seaport of Taganrog. Information on the rates of pilotage dues and the charging procedure is described in the section "Harbor Dues and Tariffs of the Azov Basin Branch".

     4. Statistics

     Information on the pilotages in the seaports of Azov, Rostov-on-Don, and Taganrog, and also in the Azov Sea conducted by the pilots of the Azov Basin Branch.
 

 

Seaport of Azov

 
Years Number of pilotages Total distance of pilotages,
sea miles
2010 247 1,370
2011 271 4,654
2012 614 4,606
2013 692 4,092
2014 885 5,349
2015 192 2,108
2016 320 1,655
2017 83 1,098
2018 - -
2019 8 147
2020 20 247
 

Seaport of Rostov-on-Don

 
Years Number of pilotages Total distance of pilotages,
sea miles
2010 781 4,675
2011 808 17,234
2012 1,038 8,729
2013 1,197 18,794
2014 1,024 9,460
2015 247 5,669
2016 143 1,626
2017 24 520
2018 8 120
2019 5 85
2020 14 187
 

Seaport of Taganrog 

 
Years Number of pilotages Total distance of pilotages,
sea miles
2009 1,146 10,084
2010 1,353 11,906
2011 1,966 17,300
2012 1,910 18,700
2013 1,551 15,048
2014 1,610 14,652
2015 1,487 14,696
2016 1,172 13,966
2017 1,657 16,126
2018 1,558 15,957
2019 1,443 14,850
2020 1,474 15,265
 

Azov Sea

 
Years Number of pilotages Total distance of pilotages,
sea miles
2009 782 125,120
2010 214 34,240
2011 2 320
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     5. Contacts

     For additional information on the terms and conditions of pilotage services provided by the Azov Basin Branch in the seaports of Azov, Rostov-on-Don, and Taganrog, and also conducting pilotages in the Azov Sea, please, contact:

     in the seaports of Azov and Rostov-on-Don
     by phone:
     +7 (863) 267-34-22 (round-the-clock); 
     +7 (863) 267-31-28 (round-the-clock); 
     +7 (989) 700-04-42 (round-the-clock),
or send a request by fax: +7 (863) 287-00-13 or e-mail: dispetcher@abf-rmp.ru

     in the seaport of Taganrog 
     +7 (8634) 31-76-10 (daily from 07:00 till 19:00 Moscow time);
     +7 (863) 287-00-08 (round-the-clock); 
     +7 (989) 700-04-42 (round-the-clock),
or send a request by fax: +7 (863) 287-00-13 or e-mail: dispetcher@abf.rosmorport.ru