You will require this licence if you intend to offer pilot training services and provide licenced pilots to vessels. There are four classes of licences:
- Trainee Licence;
- Restricted Licence;
- Unrestricted Licence; and
- Check Pilot Licence.
A Restricted pilot licence means that a pilot is authorised to pilot a ship in the identified pilotage area, but cannot pilot:
- A loaded oil tanker;
- A loaded chemical tanker;
- A loaded gas carrier; or
- In a pilotage area other than the Hydrographers passage, a ship that exceeds the draught endorsed on the restricted pilot licence.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Please consult the Marine Order 54 and Pilot Advisory Notes for more information.
Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.
Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Navigation Safety & International Division
Navigation Act 2012 (Australian Government)
Navigation Regulations 2013 (Australian Government)
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