This chapter describes the rules and regulations concerning cargo operations in the Port of Prince Rupert.
13.2 LOADING/DISCHARGING PROCEDURES
For specific cargo loading/discharging information regarding particular terminals please reference the appropriate Port Sections Guide.
Care should be taken if it is necessary to transfer oil internally between tanks. Except for bunker barges, there should be no internal transfer into a tank, which is greater than 85 percent full, prior to transfer. Within harbour limits the transferring of oil should not be used to adjust a vessel’s trim.
Fumigation is done in accordance with the Cargo, Fumigation and Tackle Regulations99 of the Canada Shipping Act.
Fumigation in the Port of Prince Rupert is arranged through the Vessel Agent and will be performed by either Universal Fumigation Services or SGS Canada Agriculture Services.
Cargo fumigation will normally occur in Prince Rupert at anchorage 8.
No Class 1 or Class 7 dangerous goods are to be unloaded or loaded at anchorage or barge. All must be unloaded or loaded at facility/berth.
Class 1 Explosives
1.1 : 49 Metric Tonnes and below are acceptable
1.2 : 49 Metric Tonnes and below are acceptable
1.3 : 49 Metric Tonnes and below are acceptable
Class 7 Radioactive Material – all UN products under this class will have an unloading or loading limitation of 2 metric tonnes.
UN1935 Cyanide Solution – will not be unloaded or loaded at any facility or berth in the jurisdiction of PRPA.
UN1942 Ammonium Nitrate – will not be unloaded or loaded at any facility or berth in the jurisdiction of PRPA.