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Pilotage Exemption Certificate (PEC)

A Pilotage Exemption Certificate (PEC) qualifies a navigator to sail in specific waters without using the pilotage service. PECs are issued by the NCA based on Norwegian pilotage regulations.

Useful forms for P.E.C. applicants

  • Apply for a PEC

    You can apply for a new, extended or amended Pilotage Exemption Certificate (PEC) in the SafeSeaNet Norway system.
  • Assessor and company approval

    Shipping companies can have their own Pilot Exemption Certificate (P.E.C.) assessors to carry out P.E.C. tests for class 3 for the shipping company's navigators. Shipping companies that wish to use class 3 P.E.C's must send an application to the Norwegian Coastal Administration.
  • About the PEC

    A Pilotage Exemption Certificate (PEC) is a certificate that allows navigators to sail in specific waters in a vessel subject to the pilotage requirement, without using a pilot. PECs are issued in accordance with the Harbour Act and the Compulsory Pilotage regulations.
  • PEC requirements and conditions

    See the requirements and conditions that apply to voyages subject to compulsory pilotage, where a Pilotage Exemption Certificate (PEC) is held.
  • PEC regulations

    The Pilotage Exemption Certificate (PEC) scheme is authorised in the Regulations on compulsory pilotage and the use of pilot exemption certificates (Compulsory Pilotage Regulations).
  • Contact the PEC service

    Are you having problems with your application, or do you have questions or want to know more about the Pilotage Exemption Certificate (PEC) ?
  • Pilotage Exemption Certificate fee

    The Pilotage Exemption Certificate (PEC) fee is levied on applicants who take the practical and theoretical exam needed to obtain a PEC, and when renewing, amending or extending an existing PEC.
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