NSW pilotage regulations proclaimed

Formal approval was recently granted for the 'Marine Safety (General) Amendment (Pilotage) Regulation 2011'.

The new regulations:

  • replace existing Marine Pilotage and Pilotage Exemptions provisions
  • enables the NSW Pilotage Code to be introduced by regulation
  • defines a 'Marine Pilots Licence'
  • sets out qualifications necessary to obtain a Marine Pilots Licence
  • continues the Master Unlimited (Commonwealth) as the base qualification
  • recognises other equivalent acquired levels of competency
  • provides for additional requirements for applications for marine pilotage exemption certificates
  • defines qualifications and comptetencies required to apply for a Certificate of Local Knowledge in NSW Ports

Click here to view the 'Marine Safety (General) Amendment (Pilotage) Regulation 2011"