Pilotage services providers

To ensure the safety of a ships passage within the port waters of Victoria, licensed pilots are employed by pilotage services providers to guide ships into and out of port waters.

Provision of pilotage services

The provision of pilotage services is described in Part 7.1 (Provision of Pilotage Services) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic).

Register of pilotage service providers

In accordance with section 244 of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic), the Director, Transport Safety must establish and maintain a register of all pilotage services providers registered under Part 7.1 of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic).

Requirement to notify the Director, Transport Safety of changes to registration information

In accordance with section 245 of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic), a pilotage services provider must notify the Director, Transport Safety within 14 days after any change to information recorded in the register.

Pilotage competency and capacity

The Director, Transport Safety considers that registration as a pilotage services provider is not an attestation of a person's competency for the provision of pilotage services.

Port Phillip Sea Pilots Pty Ltd

9-11 Blackwood St
North Melbourne, Vic 3051

ABN 36 006 413 485

Date of commencement: 1 July 1999

Vessels

Vessel name

ID number

Mavis III

MB496

Victoria III

MB7159

Wyuna III

MB11299

Ranger III

MSV 11818

Corsair

MSV 12565

Nepean

MSV 12837

Transfer by other means other than vessel

Port Phillip Sea Pilots Pty Ltd will continue to evaluate the transfer of pilots by helicopter. The current arrangements comply with the safety standard requirements as defined in the Act.

Pilots employed by Port Phillip Sea Pilots Pty Ltd

Pilot

Licence number

Port of Melbourne

Port of Hastings

Port of Portland

Port of Corner Inlet

Captain Caspar Alfrink

2782

   

Captain David Benyan

4715

   

Captain David Berends

6953

   

Captain Gavin Barry

3265

   

Captain Robert Buck

432

  

7466

Captain David Burns

419

512

  

Captain Matthew Close

2756

   

Captain Darren Corbett

3347

   

Captain Peter Court

5425

  

7368

Captain Dale Cunningham

5372

   

Captain Marcus De Fina

4578

   

Captain David DeSouza

434

   

Captain Jonathan Dicker

2748

   

Captain Robert Fernon

2061

7882

  

Captain Tim Fitzgerald

3484

 

9721

7366

Captain Michael Hanson

2580

9744

  

Captain Richard Hart

1786

3140

  

Captain Ronald Jones

3300

   

Captain Mark Keane

3198

 

5377

 

Captain Damian Laughlin

4897

   

Captain David Lawrie

3107

   

Captain Brian Liley

1544

3821

  

Captain Gregory Martin

2238

   

Captain Ray McAllister

1466

5375

 

7364

Captain Bruce McMinn

1294

3747

  

Captain Craig Murchie

2915

   

Captain David Porrett

2432

 

5399

 

Captain Bradley Seal

3143

 

8311

 

Captain Toby Shelton

4653

   

Captain Gerard Veldkamp

433

2401

5266

 

Captain Dean Zanoni

3559

   

Captain Kieran Quilty

8779

   

Captain James Tayton

9475

   

Captain Andrew Herman

9643

   

Captain Arjan Visser

18224

   

Port of Portland Pty Ltd

Barton Pl
PO Box 292
Portland, Vic 3305

ACN 072 507 012

Date of commencement: 1 July 1999

Vessels

Vessel name

ID number

Tiger

MB 11448

Transfer by other means other than vessel

Port of Portland Pty Ltd does not use any other means to transfer Pilots other than current registered vessels.

Pilots employed for Port of Portland

Pilot

Licence number

Captain Altaf Hussain

3243

Captain Milinda Gammune

3500

Australian Pilotage Group Pty Ltd

Capt. S Rabie
Managing Director
Australian Pilotage Group
Scottish House
Level 4, 90 William St
Melbourne Vic 3000

ACN 606 490 591

Date of commencement: 16 February 2018

Vessels

Australian Pilotage Group Pty Ltd has no vessels to record on the Register.

Transfer by other means other than vessel

Australian Pilotage Group Pty Ltd has listed transfer by helicopter.

MBB-BK117C1 - Registration: VH-OVK and VH-OVG

Retained: Two AS365N2 Dauphin helicopters – Registration: VH-LRC and VH-LRH

Pilots employed for Australian Pilotage Group Pty Ltd

Pilot

Licence number

Captain David Ellis

1922

Captain Charles Griffiths

406

Photo of a ship's bridge