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Pilot is provided from 00:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Notifying
The vessel makes a notice to the pilotstation as it reports to the FRS (Vessel Reporting System), i.e. the central information system SafeSeaNet (SSN), 24 hrs in advance of time of arrival to the destination port (arrival berth, not pilot station). 

Preliminary Pilot Request
As close to the FRS-reportas possible  (as above), the vessel shall give a preliminary pilot request with ETA pilotstation and from/where to be piloted. No charge for ordering pilot and regarded as final order.

Definitive Pilot Request
A definitive request for pilot has to be made no later than five hours in advance of the pilotage starting time. Before this request, changes of preliminary request may be changed without charge.
There will be an ordering charge if request is made later than five hours in advance and if change and cancelling is made less than three hours in advance of starting time. 

Electronic Pilot Request
Electronic pilot request through the Swedish Maritime Administration's e-Services should primarily be used.

Information about draught etc.
The pilot request shall always include the actual maximal draught, port of destination, ship's data (i.e. call sign, gross, cargo, air draught and ice-class if at winter conditions) and time for pilot to embark. If pilot exemption will be used at some part the number of it has to be reported. The person requesting a pilot is obligated to provide information regarding the vessel when requested to do so.

Weather
Information about wind conditions and visibility, as well as weather forecasts, can be provided by the VTS. VTS services are provided from 00:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

Pilotage to and from Göteborg

Pilot request is made by  "Pilot Request Centre Göteborg"

When using VHF call ”Gothenburg Pilot” on channel 11. 

 

Deep Sea Pilotage
Pilot request is made by "Pilot Request Centre Malmö"

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