TasPorts provide pilotage services to ensure the safety of a ship’s passage into and out of Tasmanian port waters.
Pilotage services at Tasmanian ports are provided 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
Pilotage is compulsory for all ships of 35 metres Length Over All (LOA), or greater, unless a valid pilotage exemption certificate is held by the Ship’s Master.
More information on Pilotage Exemptions can be found below.
TasPorts has 5 pilot launches in its fleet and during the 2019-2020 financial year completed 1,592 piloted ship movements.