Pilotage

​Pilotage is compulsory for all vessels over 35 metres Length Over All (LOA) transiting port of Melbourne waters, except for vessels whose master holds a current Pilot Exemption or Local Knowledge Certificate for port waters.

For more information on pilotage requirements, please refer to the Harbour Master’s Directions and the Port Information Guide for the port of Melbourne.

Transport Safety Victoria maintains a register of all pilotage service providers registered under Part 7.1 of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic).

Registered providers for the port of Melbourne are:

Pilotage