Mission Statement: The Navigation Commission for the Delaware River and Its Navigable Tributaries shall have full power and authority to grant licenses to pilots and regulate the services they provide. Not only does the Commission have the power to promulgate regulations, but it also has the authority to impose penalties on licensees who do not follow the Navigation Act and the Commission's regulations. The Commission also decides all differences which may arise between masters, owners and consignees of ships and vessels, and pilots. Finally, the Commission establishes regulations governing the application, qualifications, recruitment, selection and training of apprentices.
Statutory Citation: Administrative Code, Act of April 9, 1929, P.L. 177, as amended, 71 P.S. §180-5; in the Act of May 29, 1803, P.L. 542, as amended, 55 P.S. §§ 31, 42, 44, 71, 72, 72.1, 103, 132, 171, 172 and 176; and in the Act of May 11, 1889, P.L. 188, as amended 55 P.S. §§41, 173.1-173.3, and 174.
Regulatory Citation: 4 PA. CODE, Part XIII, Chapters 401 - 409.