Notices to Members

Appendix A – tariff

Final draft – 24.2.99

Appendix A.

  1. PERSONNEL.
    1. The daily tariff rate, or pro rata for part thereof, for personnel reasonably engaged on the contract, including any necessary time in proceeding to and returning from the casualty, shall be as follows:

Office administration, including communications

US$

1,000

Salvage Master

US$

1,500

Naval Architect or Salvage Officer/Engineer

US$

1,250

Assistant Salvage Officer/Engineer

US$

1,000

Diving Supervisor

US$

1,000

Diver

US$

750

Salvage Foreman

US$

750

Riggers, Fitters, Equipment Operators

US$

600

Specialist Advisors – Fire Fighters, Chemicals, Pollution Control

US$

1,000
  1. The crews of tugs, and other craft, normally aboard that tug or craft for the purpose of its customary work are included in the tariff rate for that tug or craft but when because of the nature and/or location of the services to be rendered, it is a legal requirement for an additional crew member or members to be aboard the tug or craft, the cost of such additional crew will be paid.

  2. The rates for any personnel not set out above shall be agreed with the SCR or, failing agreement, be determined by the Arbitrator.
  1. TUGS AND OTHER CRAFT.

a.

    1. Tugs, which shall include salvage tugs, harbour tugs, anchor handling tugs, coastal/ocean towing tugs, off-shore support craft, and any other work boat in excess of 500 b.h.p., shall be charged at the following rates, exclusive of fuel or lubricating oil, for each day, or pro rata for part thereof, that they are engaged in the service, including proceeding to and from the casualty, on the basis of their certificated b.h.p.:

For each b.h.p. up to 5,000 b.h.p.

US$

2.00

For each b.h.p. between 5,001 & 10,000 b.h.p.

US$

1.50

For each b.h.p. between 10,001 & 20,000 b.h.p

US$

1.00

For each b.h.p. over 20,000 b.h.p.

US$

0.50
    1. Any tug which has aboard certified fire fighting equipment shall, in addition to the above rates, be paid:

      US$500 per day, or pro rata for part thereof, if equipped with Fi Fi 0.5

      US$1,000 per day, or pro rata for part thereof, if equipped with Fi Fi 1.0

      for that period in which the tug is engaged in firefighting necessitating the use of the certified fire fighting equipment.

    2. Any tug which is certified as "Ice Class" shall, in addition to the above,be paid US$1,000 per day, or pro rata for part thereof, when forcing or breaking ice during the course of services including proceeding to and returning from the casualty.
  1. Any launch or work boat of less than 500 b.h.p. shall, exclusive of fuel and lubricating oil, be charged at a rate of US$3.00 for each b.h.p.

  2. Any other craft, not falling within the above definitions, shall be charged out at a market rate for that craft, exclusive of fuel and lubricating oil, such rate to be agreed with the SCR or, failing agreement, determined by the Arbitrator.

  3. All fuel and lubricating oil consumed during the services shall be paid at cost.

  4. For the avoidance of doubt, the above rates shall include all equipment normally aboard the tug or craft but shall not include any portable salvage equipment that may be aboard the tug or craft and such equipment, if used, shall be charged in accordance with the rates for portable salvage equipment. The SCR shall confirm that such equipment was used and required for the salvage services.
  1. PORTABLE SALVAGE EQUIPMENT.
  1. The daily tariff, or pro rata for part thereof, for all portable salvage equipment reasonably used during the services, including any time necessary for mobilisation and demobilisation, shall be as follows:

Generators.

Rate – US$.
 

Up to 50 kW

60

51 to 100 kW

125

101 to 300 kW

200

Over 301 kW

350
 

Distribution Boards.

 

Up to 50 kW

60

51 to 100 kW

125

101 to 300 kW

200

Over 301 kW

350

Compressors.

 
   

High Pressure100

 

185 Cfm

150

600 Cfm

250

1200 Cfm

400

Air Manifold

10

Blower; 1,500m³/min.

850

Pumping Equipment.

 
   

Air

 

2"

75

Diesel.

2"

50

4"

90

6"

120

Electrical Submersible.

2"

50

4"

150

6"

500

Hydraulic.

6"

600

8"

1,000

Hoses.

   
     

Air Hose.

   

¾"

per 30 metres or 100 feet

20

2"

per 30 metres or 100 feet

40

Layflat.

 

2"

per 6 metres or 20 feet

10

4"

per 6 metres or 20 feet

15

6"

per 6 metres or 20 feet

20

Rigid.

 

2"

per 6 metres or 20 feet

15

4"

per 6 metres or 20 feet

20

6"

per 6 metres or 20 feet

25

8"

per 6 metres or 20 feet

30
   

Fenders.

 
   

Yokohama.

 

1.00m. x 2.00m.

75

2.50m. x 5.50m.

150

3.50m. x 6.50m.

250

Low Pressure Inflatable

3 metres

70

6 metres

70

9 metres

150

12 metres

250

16 metres

250
   

Welding & Cutting Equipment.

 
   

Bolt Gun

300

Gas Detector

100

Hot Tap Machine, including supporting equipment

1,000

Oxy-acetylene Surface Cutting Gear

25

Underwater Cutting Gear

50

Underwater Welding Kit

50

250 Amp Welder

150

400 Amp Welder

200

Pollution Control Equipment.

 
   

Oil Boom, 24", per 10 metres

30

Oil Boom, 36", per 10 metres

100

Oil Boom, 48", per 10 metres

195

Portable Inert Gas Systems.

 
   

1,000m³/hour

1,200

1,500m³/hour

1,400

Diving Equipment.

   
     

Decompression Chamber,

2 man, including compressor

500
 

4 man, including compressor

700

Hot Water Diving Assembly

 
250

Underwater Magnets

 
20

Underwater Drill

 
20

Shallow Water Dive Spread

 
225

Lighting Systems.

 
   

Lighting String, per 50 feet

25

Light Tower

50

Underwater Lighting System, 1,000 watts

75

Winches.

 
   

Up to 20 tons, including 50 metres of wire

200

Shackles.

 
   

Up to 50 tonnes

10

51 to 100 tonnes

20

101 to 200 tonnes

30

Over 200 tonnes

50

Protective Clothing.

 
   

Breathing Gear.

50

Hazardous Environment Suit

100

Storage Equipment.

 
   

10’ Container

25

20’ Container

40

Miscellaneous Equipment.

   
     

Air Bags,

less than 5 tons lift

40
 

5 to 15 tons lift

200

Air Lift

4"

100
 

6"

200
 

8"

300

Air Tugger, up to 3 tons

 
75

Ballast/Fuel Oil Storage Bins, 50,000 litres

 
100

Chain Saw

 
20

Damage Stability Computer and Software

 
250

Echo Sounder, portable

 
25

Extension Ladder

 
20

Hydraulic Jack, up to 100 tons

 
75

Hydraulic Powerpack

 
75

Pressure washer,

water

250
 

steam

450

Rigging Package,

heavy

400
 

Light

200

Rock,

Drill

50
 

Splitter

400

Steel Saw

 
20

Tirfors, up to 5 tonnes

 
10

Thermal Imaging Camera

 
250

Tool Package, per set

 
175

Ventilation Package

 
20

VHF Radio

 
10

Z Boat, including outboard

up to 14 feet

200
 

over 14 feet

350
  1. Any portable salvage equipment used but not set out above shall be charged at a rate to be agreed with the SCR or, failing agreement, determined by the Arbitrator.

  2. The total charge for each item of portable salvage equipment, owned by the contractor, shall not exceed its replacement cost multiplied by 1.5.

  3. The replacement cost of any portable salvage equipment lost or destroyed during the services shall be paid provided that the total of the replacement cost and daily cost of an individual item does not exceed its replacement cost multiplied by 1.5.

  4. All consumables such as welding rods, boiler suits, small ropes etc. shall be charged at cost plus 10%.