Any vessel that requires the assignment of more pilots than the number that would normally be required by a vessel of her size, isassessed additional pilotage fees in accordance to established tariffs.
Some deficiencies or conditions that could require additional pilots are:
- Restricted visibility (excluding full-container vessels)
- Inadequate sanitary facilities
- Inability to relay
- Clear channel restrictions due to cargo or ship design
- Inability to develop and maintain the minimum full ahead speed required to complete the transit in standard times.