Traffic safety

Pilotage Services of Vessels


Pilotage service is provided to vessels for the purpose of giving assistance on navigation and operation of vessels, assisting the vessels in entering and leaving the ports of Macao as well as avoiding collision or stranding of vessels. Pilotage exemption certificates are issued to vessels which fulfill legal requirements.

Target Groups and Application Eligibility

Shipping agencies

Application Result

The Marine and Water Bureau will provide pilotage services or issue exemption permits to applicants (agencies).

Enquiry Methods

Operating Department and Subsidiary: Marine and Water Bureau – Shipping and Seafarers Department

Correspondence Address: Calçada da Barra, Edifício da Direcção dos Serviços de Assuntos Marítimos e de Água, Macao

Telephone:(853)8988 2572

Fax:(853)8988 2599



Content provider: Marine and Water Bureau (DSAMA)

Last modified: 2018-10-24 12:12

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