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