Maine Revised Statutes

§86. Vessels required to take pilot

Every foreign vessel and every American vessel under register, with a draft of 9 feet or more, entering or departing from any port or harbor within the waters described in section 86-A must take a pilot licensed under this chapter. Any master, owner, agent or consignee that fails to take a pilot licensed under this subchapter is subject to a civil penalty not to exceed $15,000 per day, payable to the State. This penalty is recoverable in a civil action. [1999, c. 355, §5 (AMD).]

1969, c. 410, §1 (NEW). 1985, c. 389, §32 (AMD). 1991, c. 698, §2 (AMD). 1999, c. 355, §5 (AMD).