In order to obtain a PEC you need to create an application in SafeSeaNet Norway and conduct a PEC-exam.
For information on the pec arrangements in Norway, use the menu on the left side. Please contact the PEC unit if you can't find what you are looking for.
From 01.07.2020 there have been some changes to the compulsory pilotage regulations. Our webpage will be updated as soon as the english translation is ready.
Contact us if you have any questions.
4 PEC types
As a result of different needs by the ship operators, and the different levels of risks regarding vessels, operations, cargoes etc. the PEC-arrangements are divided into four different certificate-classes.
How to use a PEC
When operating a vessel using a navigator with a PEC, the voyage shall have been registered in SafeSeaNet Norway.
Contact the PEC-unit
Do you have difficulties regarding the PEC-application, or question regarding the Norwegian PEC arrangement?
New regulation on Svalbard
On 12 March 2021, the Norwegian Ministry of Transport and Communications laid down a new regulation on ports and fairways on Svalbard. From the same date two other regulations were repealed.
New maritime traffic regulations from April 1st.
The Norwegian Ministry of Transport and Communications has laid down a new maritime traffic regulation. This will enter into force on 1 of April and will replace the current regulations. The new maritime traffic regulations are largely a continuation of existing regulations, but with some important changes.
Seeking new technology to secure GNSS signals
Would you like to help develop new support tools for the pilot service? Then you should join the dialogue conference on 28 September.
Introducing New Regulations for Pilot Bookings
On April 3, 2018, the Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) will introduce new booking regulations for requesting marine pilots. The regulations will thus be formalized and merged into one set ‒ Regulations on Compulsory Pilotage.
Fees for 2018: Reduction in Safety Fees and moderate increase in Pilotage Fee
The fees for 2018 set by the Ministry of Transport and Communications, are noticeably lower than 2017. For 2018, safety fees are reduced by 8.5 per cent on average and the pilot readiness fee is increased by 1.9 per cent on average.
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