Pilot is compulsory for inshore navigation. Pilot is available H24.
From December 1st, 2023 new regulations apply (TSFS 2022:94):
Pilot is compulsory for all vessels specified in TSFS 2022:94 Chapter 2 (normal vessel LOA > 70m or Beam > 20m).
Pilot is not compulsory for master who has navigated in the fairway during the last 12 months onboard vessels (fulfilling Chapter 3, §2) as follows:
(a) Trubaduren to Göteborg Skandiahamnen (fairway risk level 2):
(i) Vessel with risk level 1 less than LOA 100m and Beam 20m
(ii) Vessel with risk level 2 less than LOA 90 and Beam 20m
(iii) Vessel with master holding Pilot Exemption Certificate (PEC)
(b) Skandiahamnen to Frihamnen (fairway risk level 3):
(i) Vessel with risk level 1 less than LOA 90 and Beam 20m
(ii) Vessel with master holding Pilot Exemption Certificate (PEC)
To check if pilot is compulsory, use this tool: The Pilotage Guide
Master and officers should accomplish web based training before passage.
Read further on The Swedish Transport Agency.
Note! Vessels not using pilot must report to MSW Reportal before arrival.
Last updated 2023-11-29