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Pilotage Exemption Courses

Pilotage Exemption Courses

Mandated by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), and endorsed by several Flag States, we conduct Pilotage Exemption courses on behalf of MPA.

Pilotage Exemption Course for Large Vessel (PELV)

Targeted at shipmasters applying for their Pilotage Exemption Certificate, the PELV course assesses participants on their knowledge of the Singapore port waters and proficiency in conducting the vessel safely in the port through the use of the Full Mission Shiphandling Simulators.

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Pilotage Exemption Course for Small Vessel (PESV)

The PESV course is developed for shipmasters of vessels between 300 GT and 2000 GT navigating in the pilotage district Areas A and D, and between 300 GT and 5000 GT in pilotage district Area B. Shipmasters who have successfully completed the course will be granted pilotage exemption in the respective pilotage districts.

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Pilotage Exemption Large Vessel Renewal Course

Applicable for shipmasters applying for the renewal of their Pilotage Exemption Certificate (PEC), this course will assess participants on their knowledge of the Singapore port waters and proficiency in conducting the vessel safely in the port through the use of the Full Mission Shiphandling Simulators.

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Pilotage Exemption Refresher Course for Small Vessel

Developed for shipmasters applying for annual renewal of pilotage exemption on vessels of 300 GT to less than 5,000 GT, the refresher course ensures that shipmasters continue to maintain up-to-date knowledge and the necessary skills for safe navigation in and out of Singapore Port Waters.

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