Notice of Maritime Administration of Ministry of Transport on Soliciting Opinions on Working Procedure for Demarcation of Anchorage Outside Harbour (Draft for Soliciting Opinions)
Working procedure for demarcation of anchorage outside harbour
(Draft for comment)
Chapter I General Provisions
Article 1 For the purpose of standardizing the demarcation of anchorage outside the harbor and clarifying the working process and working standards for the demarcation of anchorage outside the harbor, this working procedure is formulated in accordance with the Maritime Traffic Safety Law and the Regulations on the Administration of Inland River Traffic Safety and other relevant provisions.
Article 2 This procedure is applicable to the demarcation and administration of anchorage outside the harbour.
Article 3 The term "outer harbour anchorage" refers to the anchorage outside a certain port water area and port boundary. The scope of port water area and port boundary is usually specified in the port charter or the port master plan.
Article 4 The maritime administrative organs directly under the Ministry of Transport and the organs of the local people's governments responsible for the administration of water traffic safety (hereinafter referred to as maritime administrative organs) shall be responsible for the administration of the demarcation of anchorage areas under their respective jurisdictions according to their respective functions and powers.
The demarcation of the anchorage outside the harbor shall be under the jurisdiction of the maritime administrative authority of the branch of the anchorage area or the department of the local people's government at or above the county level (excluding the county level) that undertakes the duties of maritime traffic safety administration (hereinafter referred to as the branch maritime administrative authority).
Where two or more maritime administrative bodies are involved, the maritime administrative bodies at a higher level or designated maritime administrative bodies shall be under their jurisdiction.
Article 5 The demarcation of anchorage outside a harbour may be divided into such situations as demarcation according to need or demarcation on the initiative of the maritime administrative authority.
The second chapter delimits the work flow according to the need
Article 6 Where the people's government at the county level, the port administrative department or the port operation unit need the maritime administrative agency to delimit the anchorage outside the port, they may submit the following materials to the branch maritime administrative agency:
(1) Information Form for Approval of Delimitation of Anchorage Outside the Harbour (see Annex);
(2) technical data (hydrology, meteorology, substrate, etc.) related to the anchorage design scheme and site selection, drawings and survey results;
(3) navigation safety technology assessment materials (when anchorage is set up in waters with complex navigation and mooring environment and potentially large safety risks);
(4) Opinions of relevant departments of communications and transportation, fishery and fishery administration, ecological environment, natural resources, forestry (for inland rivers), water conservancy (for inland rivers), and military (for example, affecting combat readiness, training and duty enforcement of military ships);
(5) Certification materials of navigational AIDS that have passed the acceptance of effectiveness (if there are navigational AIDS).
(6) Certificate of entrustment, identity certificates of the principal and the principal and their copies (when entrusting)
Article 7 Upon receipt of relevant materials, a branch maritime administrative authority shall conduct research on the relevant contents, which shall include the following:
(I) whether it belongs to the jurisdiction of the organization and the completeness of the materials;
(2) There are clear facts and necessary reasons for the establishment of the anchorage, which meet the requirements of maritime traffic resources planning and the requirements for the protection of military or important civilian objects nearby, and opinions on the demarcation of the anchorage have been obtained from relevant government departments and military organs (when necessary);
(3) The water area used for anchorage has been surveyed or measured in accordance with the relevant requirements of surveying and mapping work, and the substrate, hydrology, meteorology and other elements of the water area meet the navigable safety;
(4) If the navigation and mooring environment is complex and there are large safety risks, the necessary navigation safety guarantee measures and pollution prevention measures have been formulated through the navigation safety technology assessment, and the responsible subjects and measures for anchorage maintenance have been clarified.
(5) is proposed to set the anchorage is in line with "harbour anchorage design specification", the "master design code for harbor or" master design code for the river port of the yangste river navigation standard "and other relevant requirements, underwater obstacle, relic has effectively disposal, not to the ship sailing in and out of port, the main route (channel) in the way, Anchorage water navigation AIDS, monitoring and other facilities to meet the navigational safety requirements.
Article 8 If it can be delimited as an anchorage place after study, it shall be reported to the directly affiliated Maritime Bureau or the higher administrative authority for review and approval and published in the form of navigational notice. The contents of the announcement include: the scope, nature, function, substrate, design water depth, anchorage, matters needing attention, etc.
If, after study, it is not suitable to delimit as an anchorage, the relative party shall be informed.
The third chapter delineates the work flow proactively
Article 9 Where the maritime administrative authority takes the initiative to delimit the anchorage outside the harbor according to the needs of water traffic management, it shall perform the following procedures:
(1) entrusting the relevant institutions meeting the qualification requirements to carry out the selection and zoning design of the anchorage outside the port, and forming the design scheme of the anchorage outside the port.
(2) Conducting bathymetric survey of the water area to be delimited anchorage and survey of submarine obstacles. When necessary, it may notify the navigation support department or waterway administration department respectively according to the coastal or inland port outer anchorage for implementation.
(3) Inviting relevant departments of transportation, fishery and fishery administration, ecological environment, natural resources, forestry (for inland rivers), water conservancy (for inland rivers), military (when necessary) to carry out technical assessment and review of anchorage delineation. If it involves the construction of navigational AIDS, it shall be implemented in accordance with the relevant regulations on the setting and maintenance of public navigational markers.
(4) To solicit opinions in writing from relevant departments of transportation, fishery and fishery administration, ecological environment, natural resources, forestry (applicable to inland rivers), water conservancy (applicable to inland rivers), and military (such as affecting combat readiness, training, duty enforcement and other operations of military ships).
Article 10 Those who meet the requirements shall be reported to the directly affiliated maritime administration or the higher administrative authority for review and approval, and the anchorage outside the port shall be publicized in the form of a navigationnotice, including the water area scope, nature, function, substrate, design water depth, anchorage position, matters needing attention, etc.
Chapter IV Supplementary Provisions
Article 11 The expansion and reconstruction of the anchorage outside the harbour shall be carried out according to the above working procedures.
Article 12 The relevant procedures for adjusting the nature, anchorage position and function of the outer harbour anchorage can be simplified according to the actual situation.
Article 13 Port Waters If the anchorage not clearly defined or planned to be delimited by the port boundary crosses the waters inside or outside the port, the commercial port administrative department shall, upon approval, carry out the operation according to the above workflow.
Article 14 This procedure shall be implemented as of ** *, 2022.
Approval Information Sheet for demarcation of anchorage outside harbour
The name of the anchorage
Level of anchorage
Attached to the material
The name of the material
Technical data (hydrology, meteorology, substrate, etc.), drawings and survey results related to anchorage design scheme and site selection
Navigation safety technology assessment materials (when anchorage is set in waters with complex navigation and mooring environment and large safety risks) □
Opinions of relevant departments, such as transportation, fishery and fishery administration, ecological environment, natural resources, forestry (for inland rivers), water conservancy (for inland rivers), military (for example, affecting the combat readiness, training and duty of military ships). □
Documents certifying navigational AIDS that have passed the acceptance of effectiveness (if any navigational AIDS works are available) □
Certificate of entrustment and the identity certificates of the principal and the principal and their copies (when entrusting) □
Contact phone number
The contents filled in and the attached materials submitted in this application for approval are true and valid.
Applicant: (Signature and seal)
(date) (month) (year)
The approval conditions
Approval Authority: (Special Seal for General Aviation Safety Management)
(date) (month) (year)
Description: the nature of anchorage is divided into dangerous goods anchorage and non-dangerous goods anchorage; Anchorage functions include piloting, tide waiting, waiting for berth, emergency, inspection and quarantine, wind shelter.
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