Pilots are Compulsory for vessels carrying Dangerous Goods in bulk and for Passenger Ships in excess of 5000gt. Licensed Pilots available for other vessels on request. Vessels engaged in specific operations which may restrict their ability to manoeuvre, may be required to take a pilot.
Pilots are available 24hours, 7 days a week. Vessels requiring pilots should notify the Harbour Master 24 hours in advance. An update should be transmitted to the Harbour Watchroom 2 hours before arrival, confirming ETA and draft of the vessel. The Harbour Watchroom maintains a 24hour watch on VHF Channel 12, for the purposes of updating vessel arrival time.
Please find the Pilotage Directions enclosed below.