Maritime Rules Part 90 : Pilotage
Maritime New Zealand issuedGuidance regarding recent experience requirements for holders of Pilotage Exemption Certificates. (5/30/13).
This guidance notice is for:
holders of Pilotage Exemption Certificates (PECs)
harbourmasters and those involved in the management of pilotage in ports and harbours
operators of ships employing PEC holders.
The purpose of this guidance notice is to clarify the current provisions of Maritime Rules Part 90 as they apply to the recent experience requirements for holders of PECs.
Under rule 90.62(4), a PEC will be endorsed for one or more pilotage areas and one or more named ships. For each pilotage area, the recent experience requirements for that area will be included in the endorsement. A PEC holder must meet the currency requirements under rule 90.66 – including recent experience and an annual assessment – to be able to exercise their PEC in that pilotage area.
Source: Maritime NZ
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