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Pilot advisory notes

Pilot advisory notes provide guidance specific to coastal pilotage.
These resources will provide you with details about under keel clearance requirements, shallow water alerts, incident reporting and reporting procedures, carriage of electronic charting systems, and more.
PAN # Title Related marine notices
01/2024 Vessel speed reduction in the vicinity of Poruma Island (Torres Strait) - advisory note
2/2022 Under Keel Clearance Management (UKCM)—regulatory framework and system usage update
1/2022 Cyclone avoidance in coastal pilotage areas
3/2020 AIS Aids to Navigation
2/2020 Depiction of charted information—electronic navigation chart vs paper chart—advisory note
1/2020 Coastal pilot continuing professional development (CPD) framework update—advisory note
4/2019 Automatic shallow water alerts—advisory note
3/2019 Counterfeit pilot ladders and certificates—advisory note
1/2019 Operational Pilot Guidance—advisory note
9/2017 Tug and tow operations—coastal pilotage requirements—advisory note
8/2017 Please call pilot (PCP) positions and waypoint arrival alarms—advisory note
7/2017 Interactions between piloted vessels and fishing vessels—advisory note
6/2017 Definition of loaded vessel—advisory note
5/2017 Coastal pilot license issue and renewal—advisory note
4/2017 Close proximity manoeuvres and overtaking situations in coastal pilotage areas—advisory note
3/2017 Bridge resource management and the reduction of single person errors—advisory note
2/2017 Access to reference materials and resources by coastal pilots—advisory note
10/2017 Vessel-sourced sewage discharge restrictions in the Great Barrier Reef marine park and Torres Strait—advisory note
1/2017 “All ships” VHF radio broadcasts—advisory note
3/2015 Incident reporting—advisory notice
2/2015 Pilot reporting procedures—advisory notice
1/2015 AMSA fatigue risk management plan—advisory notice
5/2012 Carriage of electronic charting systems by coastal pilots—advisory notice
2/2012 Use of mobile phones—advisory notice
Last updated: 21 September 2020