Maritime pilot

A maritime pilot is an individual who gives expert

advice to the ship captain regarding manoeuvring the ship in order to ensure

safe navigation and is professionally trained for this.

For maritime piloting

in a specified area pilots must posses a pilot’s licence.

Before the start of piloting,

a maritime pilot must exchange information with the ship captain regarding

navigation procedures, local characteristics of the area of piloting and

characteristics of the ship which is being piloted.

A pilot must inform the

Slovenian Maritime Administration and the port manager about the start and end

of piloting.

Last updated: 04. 08. 2016