This copy of General Guidelines for Vessels Transiting Restricted Waterways or Ports is provided for your assistance in planning your transits and to give you a general indication of what requirements might apply to your transits.

These general guidelines are advisory in nature only and are not intended to supersede the authority or judgment of the individual pilot or pilots. Every specific situation is unique with regard to the type and class of vessel, the existing weather and numerous other variable conditions. All decisions rest with the discretion of the pilot(s) dispatched to the job.

General Guidelines for Vessels Transiting Restricted Waterways or Ports (Jun 15, 2017)