“All Cargoes N.O.S.” means all other cargoes not otherwise specified within this Tariff;


“Anchorage” means anchorages administered by the Authority;


“Anchorage Fee” means a fee for a Vessel utilizing an Anchorage or Anchorages;


“Authority” means the Prince Rupert Port Authority;


“Authority Property” means a Facility whether owned by or under the administration of the Prince Rupert Port Authority and is located within the Harbour or on Port Administered Lands;


“Berthage Fee” means a charge in respect of a Vessel that occupies a berth or is made fast to, or tied up alongside, any other Vessel occupying a berth at Fairview Terminal, Northland Cruise Terminal;


“CMA” means the Canada Marine Act, S.C. 1998, C.10;


“Container” means a large rectangular box of standard design for transportation of any cargo by ocean Vessel and includes containers that are insulated, refrigerated and variously described as flat rack, vehicle rack, liquid tank, and open top, and unless otherwise specified means a laden or empty box;


“Dockage Fee” means a fee imposed for the provision or use of Authority Property at Northland Cruise Terminal;


“Facility” means any wharf, pier, jetty, bulkhead, dock, building or similar structure or facility.


“Free Time” means that period of time during which Goods may remain on Authority Property during which no charge is levied;


“Goods” means any cargo, commodity, thing or product, including livestock and animals, within the Harbour or on Port Administered Lands, whether under bill of lading or not and includes Goods carried in Containers, as Project Cargo, Logs and All Cargoes N.O.S.;


“Harbour” means the navigable waters that are within the jurisdiction of the Authority set out in Schedule “A” of the Authority’s Letters Patent;


“Harbour Dues” means a fee payable by a Vessel that enters the Harbour;


“Letters Patent” means Letters Patent issued by the Minister of Transport to the Authority and made effective May 1, 1999 and any Supplementary Letters Patent issued thereto;


“Lighterage” means a fee imposed in respect of Project Cargo, Logs or All Cargoes N.O.S. which are transshipped between Vessels, unloaded overside from Vessel to water or loaded from water to Vessel;


“Measurement” means one cubic metre (m3);


“Non- working period” means a period defined as a non- working period in the collective agreement between the British Columbia Maritime Employers Association and International Longshoreman’s and Warehouseman’s Union – Canadian Area;


“Owner” includes, in the case of a Vessel, owner or beneficial owner, the agent, charterer by demise, master or person in charge of the Vessel and, in the case of Goods, the owner or beneficial owner, the agent, sender, consignee or bailee of the Goods, and the carrier of such Goods to, upon, over or from any Authority Property or within the Harbour;


“Passenger” means all persons travelling aboard a cruise ship except those listed as crew on the crew list of a cruise ship;


“Port Administered Lands” includes the federal real property set out in Schedule B or other real property set out in Schedule C, to the Authority’s Letters Patent;


“Project Cargo” includes pre-fabricated modules, dimensional or oversized cargo, steel (including pipe, plate or coiled steel) and machinery and equipment, any of which is as carried as break-bulk cargo;


“Registered Gross Tonnage” means the gross tonnage of a vessel calculated:


on a basis that corresponds with or is equivalent to the method of calculating the gross tonnage of a vessel set out in the Canada Shipping Act, 2001, S.C. 1996, c.10 or regulations thereto; or


in accordance with the regulations set out in Annex 1 to the International Convention on Tonnage Measurement of Ships, 1969;


“Ridley Island Project Cargo Fee” means a fee imposed in respect of Project Cargo which are loaded from truck to rail or from rail to truck at the Road Rail Utility Corridor at Ridley Island;


“Services and Facilities Fees” means those fees assessed against an Owner of a cruise ship for the use of Authority Property for the movement of passengers, goods and stores at Northland Cruise Terminal;


“TEU” means “twenty-foot equivalent unit” which is the volume equivalent of a standard twenty- foot Container. A standard 40′ container has a volume of 2 TEU’s, a container greater than 20′ and less than 40′ has a volume of 1 TEU plus the fraction which is the number of feet it is greater than 20′ in length divided by 20′. A container greater than 40′ has a volume of 2 TEU’s plus the fraction which is the number of feet it is greater than 40′ divided by 20′;


“throughput” means a quantity of Containers or Goods, measured in TEU’s or Tonnes carried over a stipulated time period;


“Tonne” (“t”) means with reference to weight, one thousand kilograms;


“Tonnage Measurement Certificate” means a certificate that is issued by a surveyor of ships appointed under the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 and regulations thereto, that sets out the Registered Gross Tonnage of a Vessel or an International Tonnage Certificate issued under the provisions of the International Convention on Tonnage Measurement of Ships, 1969;


“unmetered fire line” means a water line connected directly to facilities of the Authority solely for the purpose of fire protection;


“Vessel” means any cargo vessel over 500 Registered Gross Tonnes or a passenger vessel that engages in commercial activity and is equipped to carry more than twelve passengers;


“Wharfage Fee” means a charge imposed in respect of Goods that;


pass over, onto or under Authority Property;


are loaded on or unloaded from a Vessel made fast to Authority Property; or


are loaded on or unloaded from a vehicle (quayage) on Authority Property.


are loaded on or unloaded from a Vessel within the Harbour from or on a Facility located outside of Port Administered Lands


“Water Service” means water supplied by the Authority at the Harbour or to any place located on Port Authority Lands.