HERE - Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals

Report
Tonnage Reporting
Susan Hassett, Director
Dale Brown, Chief
Waterborne Commerce Statistics Center
Navigation and Civil Works Decision Support Center
USACE Institute for Water Resources
28 January 2015
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Webinar Objectives
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• Introduction
• Who is to Report
• What to Report
• How to Report
• When to Report
• Question & Answers?
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Navigation and Civil Works Decision
Support Center (NDC)
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NDC is an element within the U.S. Army Institute for
Water Resources (IWR) consisting of
• Waterborne Commerce Statistics Center (WCSC), including the
Navigation Infrastructure Inventory, located in New Orleans, LA
• Lock Performance Monitoring System & Dredging Statistics,
located in Alexandria, VA
• Civil Works Program Performance, including management of
the Corps Operations & Maintenance Business Information Link
(OMBIL)
• Enterprise Group S, which functions within a matrixmanagement construct in conjunction with the other four
enterprise groups within IWR
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WCSC Mission
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To collect and supply navigation data and
information for U.S. channels, ports,
waterways, and Corps Projects
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Domestic and U.S. Foreign
Commodity and Vessel Movements
U.S. Navigation Infrastructure Inventory
Authorized under the River & Harbors Act
of 1922
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Legal Authority
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The Legal authority for the collection, compilation, and publication of waterborne
commerce statistics by the Army Corps of Engineers is the River and Harbor Act of
September 22, 1922 (42 Stat. 1043), as amended, and codified in 33 U.S.C. 555.
This Congressional directive provides:
"Owners, agents, masters and clerks of vessels, and other craft plying
upon the navigable waters of the United States, and all individuals and
corporations engaged in transporting their own goods upon the navigable waters
of the United States, shall furnish such statements relative to vessels,
passengers, freight and tonnage as may be required by the Secretary of the Army:
Provided, That this provision shall not apply to those rafting logs except upon a
direct request upon the owner to furnish specific Information.
Every person or persons offending against the provisions of this section
shall, for each and every offense, be liable to a fine of not more than $5,000, or
imprisonment not exceeding two months, to be enforced in any district court in the
United States within whose territorial jurisdiction such offense may have been
committed. In addition, the Secretary may assess a civil penalty of up to $2,500,
per violation, against any person or entity that fails to provide timely, accurate
statements required to be submitted pursuant to this section by the Secretary."
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33 CFR Part 207.800
Collection of Navigation Statistics
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The following penalties for noncompliance can be assessed for
offenses and violations:
• Criminal Penalties: Every person or persons violating the provisions of
33 CFR Part 207 Navigation Regulations, for each and every offense, be
liable to a fine of not more than $5,000, or imprisonment not exceeding
two months, to be enforced in any district court in the United States
within whose territorial jurisdiction such offense may have been
committed.
• Civil Penalties: In addition, any person or entity that fails to provide
timely, accurate, and complete statements or reports required to be
submitted by this regulation may also be assessed a civil penalty of up
to $2,500 per violation under 33 U.S.C. 555, as amended.
• Denial Passage: The lockmaster or canal operator can refuse to allow
vessel passage.
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Waterborne Commerce Statistics
Collection
U.S. Carriers
Ports/Terminals
Customs / Census
Private Industry
Enforcement
Input
Processing
Electronic
Reports
Coding
Keying
Coast Guard
AIS
Oracle Relational
Database
Editing
Routing
Information
Generation
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Output
Query
Reports
HQ Budget
CD / Web
Data & statistics used by USACE Civil Works Program to:
• analyze feasibility of new water transportation projects/activities
• set priorities for new investment & rehabilitation
• management of operations & maintenance of existing projects
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Data Confidentiality
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• Protection of Trade Secrets
- Title 18, U. S. Code, Chapter 93, Section
1905
“Whoever … discloses … information which concerns
… operations … (or) confidential statistical data … of
any person, firm, corporation or association … shall
be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned not
more than one year or both, and shall be removed
from office of employment.”
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Release of Detailed
Commercial Statistics
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• 33 CFR 209.320
- 209.320 Policy on release of commercial statistics
“The collection of commercial statistics pertaining to rivers, harbors, and
waterways, and annual reports thereof to congress, are required by the
River and Harbor Act of June 23, 1866 (14 Stat. 70), the act of February 21,
1891 (26 Stat. 766), the River and Harbor Act of June 13, 1902 (32 Stat. 376)
The River and Harbor Act of July 25, 1912 (37 Stat. 201), The River and
Harbor Act of September 22, 1922 (42 Stat. 1043), and Pub. L. No. 16
February 10, 1932 (47 Stat. 42). It is the Policy of the Department to hold in
strict confidence any data or information which has been furnished by
shippers and others upon the understanding that it will not be disclosed and
will only be used in the compilation of port or waterway statistics. In case
Federal or State agencies or local interests request other than general
information made permissible hereunder, their attention will be called to the
policy indicated in this section.”
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Federal and State Governments
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• Federal Government: All of the detailed domestic data and
the summarized foreign data is available.
• State Government: Only the detailed domestic petroleum
data and the summarized foreign data is available.
Water Resources Development Act of 1986 SEC919 part (a)
SEC. 919. PETROLEUM PRODUCT INFORMATION.
(a) The Secretary shall disclose petroleum product information
to any State taxing agency making a request under subsection
(b).
Such information shall be disclosed for the purpose of, and
only to the extent necessary in, the administration of State tax laws.
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Geographic Aggregation
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Water Resources
Data collected at the dock/facility level is
aggregated for public release so as not to
reveal the activity of any Individual respondent
National
State
County
Congressional District
Waterway
Port
Past a Point
On a Reach
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Tonnage Reporting
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• Who: Vessel Operating Companies
• What: Vessel Trip and Cargo movements or nonmovements (idle)
• How: Vessel Operation Reports, ENG Form 3925, 3925B
, 3925C, or 3925P
• Where: USACE Waterborne Commerce Statistics Center
• When: Vessel Operation Reports must be submitted
within 30 days after the close of the month in which the
vessel movement or non-movement was completed
• Why: Required by Federal law
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Who is to Report
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• Vessel Operating Companies of any commercial vessels
engaged in commercial transportation will be
responsible for the filing Vessel Operation Reports.
- The person or entity (individual, corporation, partnership,
or company) receiving remuneration for the movement for
the movement of vessels, or for the transportation of
goods or passengers on the navigable waters
- For vessels under lease/charter agreements, the lessee or
charterer is responsible that all commercial activity of the
vessel is reported.
- Ultimately the vessel owner (or his designated agent)
becomes the responsible party for ensuring that all
commercial activity of the vessel is reported.
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What to Report
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The following types of vessels whether “Loaded or Empty”
need to be reported:
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Dry cargo ships and Tankers
Barges (loaded and empty)
Towboats (with or without barges in tow) and Tugboats
Crew boats and Supply boats to and from offshore locations
Newly constructed vessels from shipyards to point of delivery
Ferries and other Passenger vessels
Vessels carrying containerized cargo
Vessels that did not complete a move during the entire month
shall be reported as idle or in transit
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How to Report
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• How To Report
- ENG Forms 3925, 3925B, 3925C or 3925P or authorized automated equivalent
- WCSC will furnish forms and envelopes to vessel operating companies or file
format/layout for electronic submission
• Methods To Report
- Mail
Department of the Army
Waterborne Commerce Statistics Center
CEIWR-NDC-CE
US Army Corps of Engineers
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PO Box 61280
New Orleans, LA 70161-1280
- Email: [email protected]
- Fax: (504) 862 - 1423
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Waterborne Commerce Information
Vessel Trip & Cargo Data
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Vessel ID & Operator
Origin & Destination
Location: Port & Dock
Time: Date Depart & Arrive
Route Taken
Draft
Commodity
- SITC & International Harmonized System
• Tonnage
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ENG FORM 3925B
Towboat Example
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ENG FORM 3925B
Barge Example
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ENG FORM 3925B
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ENG FORM 3925B
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When to Report
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• Within 30 days after the close of each calendar
month in which the vessel movement (trip) was
completed
• Example: A trip which started 29 January and
completed 10 February should be included for the
month of February and filed before 31 March
• Vessels that did not complete a move during the
month shall be reported as idle/inactive
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Vessel Moves Not to Report
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The following vessel movements need not be
reported:
• Recreational vessels
• Fire, Police, and Patrol vessels
• Vessels exclusively engaged in construction (e.g., pile
drivers and crane barges) Note: however, that movements
of supplies, materials, and crews to or from the
construction site must be timely reported.
• Dredges to or from the dredging site. However, vessel
movements of dredged material from the dredging site to
the disposal site must be reported.
• Specific movements granted exemption in writing by the
Waterborne Commerce Statistics Center.
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Dock Receipts
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ENG Form 3926:
Voluntary
Dock Receipt
Form
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References
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Water Resources
• The River & Harbors Act of 1922
(amended and codified in 33 U.S.C. 555)
• 33 CFR Part 207: Navigation Regulations
• EP 1130-2-520: Navigation and Dredging
Operations and Maintenance Guidance and
Procedures; Chapter 5 Waterborne
Commerce Statistics
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Points of Contacts
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• Domestic Collection
John Dubberley, Project Manager
Phone: (504) 862 – 1209
Email: [email protected]
• Regulations and Guidance
Dale Brown, Acting WCSC Director
Phone: (504) 862 – 2190
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.NavigationDataCenter.us/wcsc/wcsc.htm
E-Mail: [email protected]
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