Description Amount
Draft per foot for the first 28 feet with a minimum of 18 feet $17.433
Draft per foot for portion above 28 feet $23.325
Gross Registered Tonnage per ton for the first 70,000 tons with a minimum of 5,000 tons $0.0386
Gross Registered Tonnage per ton for portion above 70,000 and up to 79,999 tons $0.0364
Gross Registered Tonnage per ton for portion above 79,999 and up to 129,999 tons $0.0251
Gross Registered Tonnage per ton for portion above 129,999 tons $0.0163
Harbor Control Fee $100.00

Draft and tonnage fees apply to each vessel inbound, outbound, shifting within the port and anchoring offshore.

Tonnage is the GRT listed in Lloyd's of London.

Pilotage rates are effective 1 October 2017 as ordered on 23 September 2017 by the Florida Pilotage Rate Review Board.

At the discretion of Biscayne Bay Pilots, an additional pilot may be assigned to any neo-panamax vessel calling on Port Miami with the commensurate result that said vessel shall be charged a double pilotage fee.

Detention of pilots - 25% of assessed pilotage fee (Draft plus Tonnage) per hour after the first one half hour. In no case, may a delay in departure caused by a medical emergency or force majeure be considered a detention.

Cancellation of pilots - 25% of assessed pilotage fee (Draft plus Tonnage).

Late payment charge is 1.5% per month after 30 days.

Piloting Regulations

Vessels subject to pilotage (F.S. 310.141) All vessels, except those exempt under the laws of the United States or vessels drawing less than 7 feet of water shall have a licensed state pilot or deputy pilot on board...

Piloting without a license (F.S. 310.161) Any individual who directs the movement of a vessel and is not licensed as a state pilot or deputy pilot is guilty of a second degree misdemeanor. In addition the state may through the courts seek a penalty of not less than $500 and not more than $5000. Draft Tonnage