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Authorities/Other Agencies of State
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Notice of Exemption From Maritime Rules: 90.21; 90.22; 90.23(2); 90.101; 90.108; 90.112

Pursuant to section 47(3) of the Maritime Transport Act 1994, the Director of Maritime New Zealand hereby notifies the granting of the following exemptions:

  • 1 from Maritime Rule 90.21 – Pilotage – Pilotage Requirements – Requirement to hold pilot licence or pilotage exemption certificate (PEC)
  • 1 from Maritime Rule 90.22 – Pilotage – Provision of pilotage services – No person or organisation may provide pilotage services unless that pilot holds a current, appropriate licence; and that person or organisation has a proficiency plan approved by the Director
  • 1 from Maritime Rule 90.23(2) – Pilotage – Pilotage requirements to carry a pilot – Master of any ship must ensure that the ship, when navigating in that pilotage area, carries a pilot who holds a current, appropriate pilot licence or receives advice from a pilot ashore or aboard another vessel that the pilot is unable to transfer to or from the ship safely; and movement of ship within pilotage area can be completed safely.
  • 1 from Maritime Rule 90.101 – Pilotage – Training, Examinations and Assessments – Structured training programme or proficiency plan must be approved in writing by the Director
  • 1 from Maritime Rule 90.108 – Pilotage – Training, Examinations and Assessments – Conduct of assessment for pilots – Assessment conducted must specify the pilotage tasks to be completed successfully; and carried out by suitably qualified and experienced person to assess those tasks; and must record in writing the outcome of assessment
  • 1 from Maritime Rule 90.112 – Pilotage – Training, Examinations and Assessments – Conduct of examinations for issue of pilot licence – Examinations must include practical component, written component, and oral questions; and practical component may be conducted by person who holds current pilot licence of the highest grade; examination for issue of higher grade pilot licence must include practical component and oral questions as a minimum