You will require this certificate if you are a master of a vessel which is required to carry a pilot, but you intend to operate without a licensed pilot. Your certificate will specify the particular port or ports within which you are able to act as a pilot.
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.
To be eligible for this exemption you must:
- Be a permanent resident of Australia;
- Have extensive knowledge of a particular port;
- Undertake a practical examination;
- Submit a certificate of health;
- Complete the required forms; and
- Pay the prescribed fee.
The practical examination will cover:
- Coastal conditions and navigational hazards at the subject port;
- Creating nautical charts for the subject port;
- Traffic, communications and other local rules for the subject port; and
- Relevant laws and regulations.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
$1049.73 for the port of Wyndham. $700 for each other port specified in the certificate.
Department of Transport
Shipping and Pilotage Act 1967 (Western Australia)
Shipping and Pilotage (Ports and Harbours) Regulations 1966 (Western Australia)
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