Use of pilotage

Pilotage regulations. Link to Danish Maritime Authoriationsion

 

 

Link to Flowchart:

 

Link to the IMO recommendation:

 

 

The specific definitions of oil, chemicals etc. are found here: Link to Retsinformation  (Danish Law Register - in Danish only) 

 

  

Danish Pilotage act

Passage to and from Danish port and anchorage

 

It is mandatory to use a pilot for vessels passing to or from Danish port and anchorage in Danish territorial waters according to the Danish Pilotage Act if the vessels

1) carry oil or have uncleaned cargo tanks (Slop tank incl.) that have not been rendered safe with inert gas,

2) carry chemicals,

3) carry gases,

4) have more than 5,000 t bunker oil onboard or

5) are carrying highly radioactive material.

 

For certain areas, vessel types etc. exemptions or clarification regarding the mandatory use of pilot have been made, read more here:

 

The Pilotage Act at Retsinformation  (Danish Law Register - in Danish only)

 

 

 

Towage

Special rules apply for towage of vessels, read more here:

The Pilotage Act at Retsinformation  (Danish Law Register - in Danish only) 

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