USCG Proposes Great Lakes Pilot Rate Adjustment
The US Coast Guard proposes rate adjustments averaging approximately 1.87% for pilotage services on the Great Lakes. Comments on the proposal should be submitted by 1 October. 77 Fed. Reg. 45539 (August 1, 2012).
ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking.
SUMMARY: The Coast Guard proposes rate adjustments for pilotage services on the Great Lakes, which were last amended in February 2012. The proposed adjustments would establish new base rates and are made in accordance with a required full ratemaking procedure. The proposed update reflects changes in benchmark contractual wages and benefits and an adjustment for inflation. This rulemaking promotes the Coast Guard’s strategic goal of maritime safety.
Read the full proposal here: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2012-08-01/pdf/2012-18714.pdf