Pilotage Services of Vessels

Pilotage


How to Apply

Time Limit for Application

Pilotage services should be applied at least 48 hours in advance.

Formalities and Required Documents

Applicants can submit the following to the Marine and Water Bureau by post, fax or in person:

  1. Application form for pilotage (format P1/DET) (the form can be obtained from the location for application); or
  2. Application form for pilotage exemption certificate (format P2/DET) (according to Decree Law No.14/99/M, application has to be done to the Marine and Water Bureau in writing; the form can be obtained from the location for application);
  3. Application form for change of estimated time of commencement of the pilotage service (format P3/DET) (If necessary; the form can be obtained from the location for application).

Location and Time for Application

Application in Person

Integrated Services Centre of Marine and Water Bureau
Address: Calçada da Barra, Edifício da Direcção dos Serviços de Assuntos Marítimos e de Água, Macao

Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
(Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)

Payment Period:
Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
(Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)

Application by Post

Marine and Water Bureau
Address: Calçada da Barra, Edifício da Direcção dos Serviços de Assuntos Marítimos e de Água, Macao (P.O. Box 47)

Application by Fax

Fax:(853)8988 2599

Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
(Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)


Charges

Fees charged pursuant to the “General table of fees of the Marine and Water Bureau”.

Notes:

  • Shipping agent shall settle the payment at the Marine and Water Bureau after receiving the payment notice.
  • By cash or cheque.
  • When payment is made by cheque, remember to make the cheque payable to “Direcção dos Serviços de Assuntos Marítimos e de Água” and it must comply with Paragraph 3 of Article 5 of No.22/2008 Administrative Regulations, of 4 August, and must be a certified cheque.

Processing Time

Application for Pilotage: Time for approval takes 2 working days.

Notes:

  • The Marine and Water Bureau will provide pilotage service at the applied time of port call after approval of application.
  • Provide 24 hours of pilotage service. (Performance Pledge)

Application for Pilotage Exemption Certificate: As the case may be.


Notes for Application

Inapplicable to this service item.


Related Regulations or Requirements

Inapplicable to this service item.


Enquiry about Status and Collection of Application Result

Application Status Enquiry: please call(853)8988 2571

Collection Method of Application Result: Inapplicable to this service item.

 Notes:

  • Pilotage: applicants will be notified by fax after the application is approved.
  • Pilotage Exemption Certificate: applicants will be notified by letter after the application is approved.

Documents to be presented or submitted for collection of application result: Inapplicable to this service item.


Content provider: Marine and Water Bureau (DSAMA)

Last modified: 2018-06-15 10:36

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