Article

Hong Kong pilotage dues set to rise for the first time since 2016


published on 20 October 2022 178 -

Picture: Screenshot from YouTube, see link below

The Hong Kong Pilotage (Amendment) Bill 2022, which was gazetted on 14 October, provides for an adjustment to pilotage fees and clarification of the regulations governing pilot medical examinations.

The Bill will facilitate an increase in pilotage dues by 9.7% on average as agreed by pilotage by pilotage service users and providers. Pilotage dues were last revised in 2016.

The Bill also includes arrangements with regard to the medical examination of pilots. A spokesman for the Transport and Logistics Bureau yesterday (October 12) said, “One of the legislative changes proposed in the Bill is to allow the medical examination for pilot licence applicants and re-examination for licensed pilots to be carried out by a registered medical practitioner in Hong Kong.

“Medical examination or re-examination for pilot licence applicants and licensed pilots could be exempted by the Pilotage Authority if the person concerned has within the previous 12 months submitted to a similar examination, regardless of whether the examination is conducted in Hong Kong.”
What's your opinion on this?
Login or register to write comments and join the discussion!
Read more...

Video Self-righting test: PILOT62, 17m by Cheoy Lee Shipyards

published on 26 June 2021

17m Self-righting Pilot Boat by Cheoy Lee Shipyards Name: PILOT 62 Designer: Camarc Design Overall length: 17.3m Designed speed: 25 knots https://www.cheoylee.com/product/detail/66/ Performance • Innovation • Reliability • Quality • Service Ref: 5209 (sister-ship: 5210)

0

Video Pilot Boats Series: PILOT63 17m Self-righting Pilot Boat | Sea Trial

published on 18 August 2021

17m Self-righting Pilot Boat by Cheoy Lee Shipyards Name: PILOT 63 Designer: Camarc Design Overall length: 17.3m Designed speed: 25 knots . . For more production information, please visit our website: https://www.cheoylee.com/product/detail/66/ . . . . . Performance • Innovation • Reliability • Quality • Service . . Ref: 5210 (sister-ship: #5209 PILOT 62)

0

Video PILOT68 17m Self-righting Pilot Boat | self-righting test

published on 10 January 2022

17m Self-righting Pilot Boat by Cheoy Lee Shipyards Name: PILOT 68 Designer: Camarc Design Overall length: 17.3m Designed speed: 25 knots https://www.cheoylee.com/product/detail/66/ Performance • Innovation • Reliability • Quality • Service #HKPA #cheoyleeshipyards #cheoylee #pilotboat #selfrighting #shipbuilding #Caterpillar #CamarcDesign Ref: 5217 (sister-ship: 5209)

1

Article One more K2m pilot boat for PNG Ports

published on 31 August 2022

The pilot boat will be christened Paga after the Paga Hill which overlooks the Fairfax Harbour where PNG Ports operates from in Port Moresby.

1

Article AIMPA Journal- October 2021 issue XV

by AIMPA - All India Marine Pilots' Association - published on 15 October 2021

The All India Maritime Pilots' Association has released its new journal for October

0

Article Operational notes & recommendations on Portable Pilot Units (PPU)

by United Kingdom Maritime Pilots Association - published on 2 December 2021

OPERATIONAL NOTES AND RECOMMENDATIONS by UKMPA, February 2017
The introduction of modern lightweight Portable Pilot Units (PPU) for use during pilotage has proved to be another major advance for pilotage operations worldwide.

1

Opinion The last day of service for Brisbane Marine Pilots

by Brisbane Marine Pilots - published on 31 December 2021

As the sun comes up on the last day of 2021, the last shipping day for Brisbane Marine Pilots, our pilots out on the water serving the Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd, as they have done every day since 1st January 1989.

2

Article Because of Corona Embargo? Navy boat rams German cruise liner off Venezuela - and sinks

by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 3 April 2020

A patrol boat of the Navy of Venezuela sank in international waters after apparently shooting and ramming a German cruise ship. Allegedly the "Resolute" was to be diverted off course.

0

Article An overview of the different spellings for a Marine Pilot

by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 1 December 2019

Please use the menu item "Feedback" if you have another spelling or country-specific name for us.

0

Video THIS Is Why I Want To Be A Pilot Boat Skipper!

published on 25 November 2022

Check out this footage recently published by Safehaven Marine: This makes me want to become a pilot boat skipper!

1