13.1 GENERAL

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.

INTERNAL TRANSFERS
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
Fumigation is done in accordance with the Cargo, Fumigation and Tackle Regulations104 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.

Footnotes

104http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/regulations/SOR-2007-128/