Port Phillip Sea Pilots provide pilotage services within Western Port.

Pilots are licensed by Transport Safety Victoria. Pilotage is compulsory for all commercial ships exceeding 35m length except those who’s Master is specifically exempt from Pilotage.

Pilots for Western Port are available on a 24 hour basis. ETA must be given not less than 48 hours prior to ship’s arrival.

The Port Phillip Sea Pilots can be found at