Vessels subject to a compulsory pilotage requirement in waters that are subject to a compulsory pilotage requirement are required to pay the following fees:
The pilotage readiness fee applies from when the vessel crosses the boundary to waters that are subject to the fee requirement on approach or departure.
The pilotage service fee is applicable from when the state pilot is taken on board and includes all operation with a state pilot on board.
The PEC fee is applicable on completion of a PEC exam, as well as when a PEC is issued, renewed or amended.
A Cadet PEC fee is applicable when a Cadet PEC is issued.
Vessels subject to a compulsory fee that primarily operate within the boundaries of waters that are subject to a compulsory fee or between Norwegian ports must pay the pilotage readiness fee in the form of an annual fee.
Vessels subject to a compulsory pilotage requirement that operate with a PEC or are exempt from the requirement to have a pilot on board must pay a pilotage readiness fee, while vessels that have a pilot on board also have to pay the pilotage service fee.