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BRAZILIAN NAVY

DIRECTORATE OF PORTS AND


COASTS

MARITIME AUTHORITY STANDARDS


FOR THE PILOTAGE SERVICE

NORMAM-12/DPC
1st REVISION

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MARITIME AUTHORITY STANDARDS FOR THE PILOTAGE SERVICE


AMENDMENT RECORD SHEET

AMENDMENT
NUMBER

DETERMINING
DOCUMENT AND
DATE

AMENDED
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AMENDMENT
DATE
INITIALS

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Cover Sheet
Item 0109, 0210,
Ordinance No. 100/DPC of
0212, 0223,
May 19, 2011
0231, 0248,
Annexes: 2-I,
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Ordinance No. 206/DPC of


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Ordinance No. 95/DPC of


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0201, 0202,
0205, 0207,
0208, 0213,
0214, 0215,
0216, 0217,
Ordinance No. 202/DPC of
October 05, 2012
0218, 0219,
0220, 0222,
0223, 0224,
0404, Ann. 2-F
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Ordinance No. 27/DPC of


February 20, 2013

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Ann. 4-A; and
Ann. 4-B

Ordinance No. 328/DPC of


November 11, 2013
Ordinance No. 194/DPC of
August 08, 2014

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11/13/2013

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INDEX
Pages
Cover Sheet.............................................................................................................
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Index..........................................................................................................................
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PILOTAGE SERVICE STRUCTURE


INTRODUCTION
PURPOSE........................................................................................
APPLICATION...................................................................................
COMPETENCE.................................................................................
ABBREVIATIONS...............................................................................

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DEFINITIONS
PILOT STATION.................................................................................
PILOT TRAINEE LICENSE CERTIFICATE ..
PILOT LICENSE CERTIFICATE........................................................
PILOTAGE NATIONAL COUNCIL - CONAPRA................................
PILOTAGE ENTITY............................................................................
RIGGING............................................................................................
PILOTAGE OPERATION...................................................................
PILOT LICENSING.............................................................................
PILOTAGE IMPRACTICABILITY........................................................
PILOT BOAT...................................................................................
PILOTAGE MANEUVERS..................................................................
PILOTAGE NAVIGATION...................................................................
PILOT WAITING POINT.....................................................................
PILOT TRAINEE.................................................................................
PILOT..................................................................................................
PILOTAGE SERVICE SOLE REPRESENTATIVE.............................
PILOTAGE SERVICE..........................................................................
PILOTAGE AREA (ZP)........................................................................

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CHAPTER 2 - PILOTS
SECTION I - ACCESS TO THE PILOT TRAINEE CATEGORY
0201 - SELECTIVE PROCESS FOR THE PILOT TRAINEE
CATEGORY.......................................................................................
0202 - SELECTIVE PROCESS PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS......
0203 - VACANCIES......................................................................................
0204 - SELECTION OF PILOTAGE AREAS................................................
0205 - ENROLLMENT..................................................................................
0206 - SELECTIVE PROCESS STAGES.....................................................
0207 - WRITTEN EXAM (1st STAGE ELIMINATORY AND
QUALIFYING)....................................................................................
0208 - PRESENTATION OF DOCUMENTS, PSYCHOPHYSICAL
AND FITNESS TEST (2nd STAGE - ELIMINATORY).......................
0209 - PRESENTATION OF DOCUMENTS.................................................
0210 - CIVIL AND CRIMINAL DATA.............................................................
0211 - SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS OF COMPLIANCE WITH THE
SELECTIVE PROCESS PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS..........
0212 - TITLES...............................................................................................
0213 - PSYCHOPHYSICAL SELECTION (ELIMINATORY).........................
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FITNESS TEST................................................................................
TITLE EXAM (3rd STAGE - QUALIFYING) ....................................
PRACTICAL ORAL EXAM (4th STAGE ELIMINATORY AND
QUALIFYING)..................................................................................
FINAL RANKING ............................................................................
DISTRIBUTION OF QUALIFIED CANDIDATES OVER THE
PILOTAGE AREAS .........................................................................
HOMOLOGATION OF THE SELECTIVE PROCESS FINAL
RESULT ..........................................................................................
SUMMONING ..................................................................................
VALIDITY OF THE SELECTIVE PROCESS....................................

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SECTION II - CERTIFICATION, QUALIFICATION OF THE PILOT TRAINEE AND


PILOT LICENSING EXAM
0222 - CERTIFICATION............................................................................... 2-9
0223 - QUALIFICATION OF THE PILOT TRAINEE..................................... 2-10
0224 - PILOT LICENSING EXAM ................................................................ 2-10
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CONDUCT OF THE PILOTAGE SERVICE


ORGANIZATION ............................................................................... 2-12
PILOTS' SINGLE ROTATIONAL DUTY ROSTER ............................ 2-12
PREPARATION OF THE PILOT'S SINGLE ROTATIONAL DUTY
ROSTER............................................................................................ 2-13

SECTION IV - DUTIES
0228 - PILOT'S DUTIES............................................................................... 2-14
0229 - DUTIES OF THE PILOT TRAINEE................................................... 2-15
0230 - DUTIES OF THE VESSEL'S MASTER REGARDING THE
PILOT................................................................................................ 2-15
0231 - ADVERSE CONDITIONS.................................................................. 2-16
0232 - DECLARATION OF IMPRACTICABILITY......................................... 2-16
0233 - IMPOSSIBILITY OF THE PILOT'S BOARDING ............................... 2-16
0234 - IMPOSSIBILITY OF THE PILOT'S DISEMBARKATION .................. 2-16
0235 - REFUSAL.......................................................................................... 2-17
SECTION V - LAYOFF OF A PILOT AND PILOT TRAINEE
0236 - PILOT................................................................................................
0237 - PILOT TRAINEE ..............................................................................

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SECTION VI - LICENSE MAINTENANCE


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0238 - LICENSE MAINTENANCE PLAN....................................................
0239 - VERIFICATION OF THE PILOTAGE OPERATIONS PERFORMED... 2-18
0240 - LAYOFF OF A PILOT FOR NON-COMPLIANCE WITH THE
LICENSE MAINTENANCE PLAN..................................................... 2-19
0241 - LICENSE RECOVERY.....................................................................
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SECTION VII - LICENSING OF A MASTER FOR PILOT EXEMPTION
0242 - LICENSING......................................................................................
0243 - REQUIREMENTS NECESSARY ....................................................
0244 - PROCEDURES ...............................................................................

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SECTION VIII - NUMBER OF PILOTS PER PILOTAGE AREA


0245 - NUMBER OF PILOTS PER ZP........................................................
0246 - COMPLEMENT AND ACTUAL CREW ...........................................
0247 - VACANCY OPENING IN A PILOTAGE AREA................................

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SECTION IX - MEDICAL AND PSYCHOPHYSICAL EXAMS FOR PILOTS


0248 - MEDICAL AND PSYCHOPHYSICAL EXAMS .................................

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SECTION X - PILOTAGE NATIONAL COUNCIL - CONAPRA


0249 - PILOTAGE NATIONAL COUNCIL - CONAPRA ..............................

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SECTION XI - PILOT UPDATING COURSE


0250 - PILOT UPDATING............................................................................

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PILOT BOAT, SUPPORT BOAT AND PILOT STATION


PILOT BOAT
CHARACTERISTICS......................................................................
VISUAL IDENTIFICATION...............................................................
EQUIPMENT AND MATERIAL ALLOCATION OF BOATS...
UTILIZATION....................................................................................
ALLOCATION...................................................................................
CREW QUALIFICATION AND LICENSING.....................................
PILOT BOAT HOMOLOGATION......................................................

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UTILIZATION....................................................................................
VISUAL IDENTIFICATION................................................................
EQUIPMENT AND MATERIAL ALLOCATION OF BOATS...
CREW QUALIFICATION AND LICENSING.....................................
PILOTAGE SUPPORT BOAT HOMOLOGATION............................

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SECTION III - PILOT STATION


0313 - OPERATIONAL STRUCTURE........................................................
0314 - MINIMUM ALLOCATION OF MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT OF A
PILOT STATION.................................................................................
0315 - HOMOLOGATION OF A PILOT STATION......................................
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PILOTAGE AREAS
PILOTAGE AREA.............................................................................
LIST OF PILOTAGE AREAS............................................................
PILOT WAITING POINT...................................................................
COMPULSORY OR OPTIONAL PILOTAGE...................................
EXTINCTION OF A ZP.....................................................................
PILOTAGE SERVICE TO VESSELS OF PERUVIAN AND
COLOMBIAN FLAGS IN BRAZILIAN JURISDICIONAL
WATERS.........................................................................................
PILOTAGE SERVICE FEES
VALUE SETTING............................................................................
FOREIGN WARSHIPS AND STATE SHIPS VISITING
BRAZILIAN PORTS IN PEACE TIME.............................................
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ANNEXES:
2-A - SYLLABUS FOR WRITTEN AND PRACTICAL-ORAL TESTS
OF THE SELECTIVE PROCESS FOR THE PILOT TRAINEE
CATEGORY.....................................................................................
2-B - SUGGESTED BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR THE WRITTEN AND
PRACTICAL-ORAL TESTS OF THE SELECTIVE PROCESS FOR
PILOT TRAINEE CATEGORY........................................................
2-C - PILOT TRAINEE LICENSE CERTIFICATE.
2-D - STATEMENT OF SATISFACTORY ASSESSMENT IN A
PILOT TRAINEE QUALIFICATION PROGRAM.............................
2-E - PILOT LICENSE CERTIFICATE.....................................................
2-F - MINIMUM NUMBER OF PILOTAGE OPERATIONS FOR THE
LICENSE MAITENANCE................................................................
2-G - PROOF OF PILOTAGE OPERATION............................................
2-H - PROOF OF PILOTAGE OPERATION PERFORMED BY A
MASTER..........................................................................................
2-I - PILOT COMPLEMENT PER PILOTAGE AREA..............................
2-J - PILOT'S MEDICAL AND PSYCHOPHYSICAL ASSESSMENT..
3-A - STANDARD PILOTAGE SERVICE BOAT:
SIDE, FRONT AND TOP VIEWS....................................................
3-B - PILOT BOAT HOMOLOGATION CERTIFICATE...........................
3-C - PILOT STATION HOMOLOGATION CERTIFICATE.....................
4-A - LIST OF PILOTAGE AREAS..........................................................
4-B - PILOT WAITING POINTS..............................................................
4-C - COMPULSORY PILOTAGE AREAS..............................................
4-D - OPTIONAL TRACTS OF PILOTAGE AREAS...............................
4-E - SUMMARY TABLE OF PILOTAGE SERVICE...............................

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CHAPTER 1
PILOTAGE SERVICE STRUCTURE
SECTION I
INTRODUCTION
0101 - PURPOSE
To establish standards for the Pilotage Service in Brazilian Jurisdictional Waters
(AJB).
0102 - APPLICATION
These Standards apply to all Pilotage Services and, especially, to Pilots, Pilot
Trainees and the users of Pilotage Services.
0103 - COMPETENCE
It is for the Directorate of Ports and Coasts, as the Maritime Authority
Representative for the Waterways Traffic Safety, to regulate the Pilotage Service, establish
the Pilotage Areas (ZP) where the Service is compulsory or optional, and specify the
vessels released from using the Pilotage Service.
0104 - ABBREVIATIONS
The following abbreviations are used in these Standards:
1) AG - Harbormaster's Agent Office or Agent.
2) CP - Harbormaster's Office or Harbormaster.
3) DL - Harbormaster's Delegate Office or Delegate.
4) DPC - Directorate of Ports and Coasts or Director of Ports and Coasts.
5) NPCP - Standards and Procedures for Harbormaster Offices.
6) NPCF - Standards and Procedures for River master Offices.
SECTION II
DEFINITIONS
0105 - PILOT STATION
Means the operational and administrative structure organized for providing,
coordinating, controlling and supporting the Pilot's assistance to a vessel in a Pilotage Area
(ZP). It is commonly known in Brazil as "Atalaia".
0106 - PILOT TRAINEE LICENSE CERTIFICATE
Means the document verifying the bearer's licensing as Pilot Trainee of a certain
ZP.
0107 - PILOT LICENSE CERTIFICATE
Means the document verifying the bearer's licensing as Pilot of a certain ZP.
0108 - PILOTAGE NATIONAL COUNCIL - CONAPRA
Means a not-for-profit professional association gathering the Brazilian Pilots, with
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maritime sector-representative entities in matters relating to Pilotage. The Maritime


Authority recognizes it as a National Pilotage Representative Body, with the specific duties
provided for in these Standards and other DPC-issued documents.
0109 - PILOTAGE ENTITY
Means a general term used to designate any organization reuniting Pilots in
its area (ZP), constituted under any of the forms provided in art. 13 of Law No. 9,537 of
12/11/1997 - Waterways Traffic Safety Law (LESTA).
0110 - RIGGING
Means the fixed structure installed on the Pilot Boat's bow with the purpose of
helping the Pilot's boarding/disembarkation of a vessel.
0111 - PILOTAGE OPERATION
a) For the purpose of these Standards, means the activity involving the conduct of
maneuver(s) of pilotage and/or pilotage navigation in a ZP.
b) The pilotage operation is computed regarding a Pilot's license maintenance and
fulfillment of the Pilot Trainee Qualification Program.
0112 - PILOT LICENSE
a) Means the minimum level of technical qualification required from a Pilot.
b) The license maintenance requires performing a minimum quantity, monthly and
by semester, of pilotage operations, as established in the License Maintenance Plan
prepared by the CP of jurisdiction over the ZP.
0113 - IMPRACTICABILITY
Means the situation in which the conditions of weather, sea, casualties or facts of
navigation or technical deficiencies imply an unacceptable risk to the navigation safety,
making it inadvisable to perform pilotage operations, vessel traffic and/or a Pilot's boarding
/ disembarkation.
0114 - PILOT BOAT
Means the boat homologated by the CP of jurisdiction over the ZP, to be used in
the Pilot's displacement and his transshipment with the vessel to be piloted.
0115 - PILOTAGE MANEUVERS
For the purpose of these Standards, means the maneuvers of berthing, unberthing,
anchoring/lifting up, mooring to a buoy/unmooring, dry-dock/inclined berth entering/exiting
and hauling to a wharf, when performed with a Pilot's assistance.
0116 - PILOTAGE NAVIGATION
For the purpose of these Standards, means the navigation performed inside a ZP,
assisted by one or more embarked Pilots.
0117 - PILOT WAITING POINT
Means the point established in geographic coordinates inside the ZP, where the
boarding/disembarkation of the Pilot occurs in the beginning or the end of a pilotage
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0118 - PILOT TRAINEE


Means the non-crew professional seafarer, coming from a Selective Process
conducted by the DPC, bearing a Pilot Trainee License Certificate and candidate to the
Pilot category.
0119 - PILOT
Means the non-crew professional seafarer who provides Pilotage Services on
board.
0120 - PILOTAGE SERVICE SOLE REPRESENTATIVE
Means the Pilot heading a Pilotage Entity reuniting all the Pilots of a ZP, and who
represents the Pilotage before the CP. When existing more than one Pilotage Entity in a
certain ZP, he will be assigned by consensus among the entities. If no consensus is
achieved, it will be for the CP to make the assignment.
0121 - PILOTAGE SERVICE
Means the set of professional activities to assist the Master, required by force of
local peculiarities impairing the free and safe movement of a vessel. It consists of a Pilot,
Pilot's Boat and Pilot Station.
0122 - PILOTAGE AREA (ZP)
Means the geographic area delimited by force of local peculiarities impairing the
free and safe movement of a vessel, requiring the constitution and uninterrupted
functioning of a Pilotage Service in the area. It is for the DPC to establish the Z P's.

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CHAPTER 2
PILOTS
SECTION I
ACCESS TO THE PILOT TRAINEE CATEGORY
0201 - SELECTIVE PROCESS FOR THE PILOT TRAINEE CATEGORY
a) The fulfillment of a Pilot vacancy in a Pilotage Area (ZP) will happen exclusively
through a Selective Process for the Pilot Trainee Category, henceforth referred to as
Selective Process. The latter will be governed by the present standards and detailed in a
specific Notice to be published in the Union Official Diary (DOU) and the DPC website.
b) It is for the DPC, as the Maritime Authority Representative for the Waterways
Traffic Safety and exercising its duty of regulating the Pilotage Service, to determine the
period, number of vacancies to be fulfilled per ZP, to prepare and publish the Notice and
conduct the Selective Process.
c) The Pilot Trainee and the Pilot are not military or public servants/employees, and
do not exercise a public function. Therefore, the Selective Process is not intended for
providing a public position or employment, and is not a public tender as defined in Art. 37-II
of the Federal Constitution. Moreover, the Selective Process is reserved only for fulfilling
the number of vacancies provided in its Notice, which may include the eventual vacancies
mentioned in item 203, subparagraph b).
0202 - SELECTIVE PROCESS PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS
a) To be a Brazilian Citizen (both genders), with 18 (eighteen) years of age
completed by the date established in the Notice;
b) To hold a College degree officially recognized by the
Ministry of Education and concluded by the date established in the Notice;
c) To be a seafarer of deck or engine section, level 4 (four) or higher, Pilot or Pilot
Trainee by the date established in the Notice, or belong to the Amateur Group category
Amateur Skipper or higher, by the enrollment deadline. The latter condition includes the
correspondence with professional categories as established in NORMAM-03/DPC
(Maritime Authority Standards for Amateurs, Sports and/or Recreational Vessels and for
the Registration and Operation of Marinas, Clubs and Nautical Sports Entities;
d) Not be a military person retired by permanent incapacity, or a civilian retired by
invalidity;
e) To be cleared about military duties, for male candidates
(Art. 2 of Law No. 4,375/64 - Military Service Law);
f) To be cleared about voting duties (subparagraphs I and II, 1, Art. 14 of the
Federal Constitution);
g) To be registered in the Natural Person Registry (CPF);
h) To hold a valid official identification document with picture;
i) To pay the enrollment fee; and
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0203 - VACANCIES
a) The Notice will establish the number of vacancies per ZP.
b) At discretion of the DPC, other vacancies may be offered during the Selective
Process, if candidates who are Pilots or Pilot Trainees have been selected.
0204 - SELECTION OF PILOTAGE AREAS
If vacancies in more than one ZP are offered in the same Selective Process, a
candidate may be given the option of applying for more than one ZP. If that happens, the
rules for presentation of options and the criteria for distribution of classified candidates
among the Z P's will be disclosed in the Notice.
0205 - ENROLLMENT
a) Enrollment is compulsory to all candidates.
b) The enrollment period will be disclosed in the Notice.
c) All expenses related to participation in the Selective Process will be at the
candidate's account, as well as those related to moving to the ZP of assignment and living
expenses until the licensing as a Pilot.
0206 - STAGES OF THE SELECTIVE PROCESS
a) The Selective Process will consist in four (4) stages:
1) 1st stage - Written Test (eliminatory and qualifying);
2) 2nd stage - Presentation of Documents, Psychophysical Selection and
Fitness Test (eliminatory);
3) 3rd stage - Title Exam (qualifying); and
4) 4th stage - Practical-Oral Test (eliminatory and qualifying).
b) The number of points or weight assigned to each of the written, title and
practical-oral tests will be defined in the Notice.
c) The DPC will publish in the DOU, and its website, the results of the 4 (four)
stages and the Selective Process Final Result Homologation.
d) The following will not be a part of the Selective Process: the Pilot Trainee
Qualification and the
Pilot Licensing Exam, dealt with in items 0223 and 0224 respectively.
0207 - WRITTEN TEST (1ST STAGE - ELIMINATORY AND QUALIFYING)
a) The written test will address the syllabus' subjects listed in Annex 2-A, which
may, however, be supplemented, amended and/or updated in the Notice.
b) Annex 2-B contains the suggested bibliography, not limiting or exhausting the
subjects contained in the syllabus but just as guidance for the candidates, subject to be
altered in the Notice.
c) Nevertheless this bibliography constitutes a simple suggestion, for the purpose
of the written and practical-oral tests, the editions mentioned in the Notice after each listed
item will be considered.
d) The written test may contain texts and/or questions composed in Portuguese
and/or English, considering that the knowledge of English language is indispensable for the
provision of Pilotage Services.
e) The written test will be conducted in place(s) indicated by the DPC.
f) A candidate will fail the Selective Process in the written test if obtaining:
1) A grade below half of the value assigned to the test; or
2) A grade equal or above half of the value assigned to the test, but not
qualifying among the number of candidates to be summoned for the Selective Process' 2nd
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g) The Notice will establish the maximum number of candidates to be summoned


for the 2nd stage, as well as, the tie-breaking criteria in case of equal grades in the written
test.
h) The non-eliminated candidates will be listed in decreasing order of grades
obtained in the written test, observing the tie-breaking criteria, constituting the process'
initial qualification, and summoned for the Selective Process 2nd stage.
0208 - PRESENTATION OF DOCUMENTS, PSYCHOPHYSICAL SELECTION AND
FITNESS TEST (2nd STAGE - ELIMINATORY)
a) Only the candidates listed in the initial qualifying will be summoned for entering
the Selective Process' 2nd stage.
b) The Selective Process' 2nd stage will consist of the following phases:
1) Presentation of Documents (eliminatory);
2) Psychophysical Selection (eliminatory); and
3) Fitness Test (eliminatory).
0209 - PRESENTATION OF DOCUMENTS
a) This phase will include presentation, by the candidate summoned for the
Selective Process' 2nd stage, of the following documents:
1) Civil and criminal data;
2) Proof of compliance with requirements for the participation in the
Selective Process; and
3) Titles.
0210 - CIVIL AND CRIMINAL DATA
a) The presentation of civil and criminal data will have the purpose of checking if
the candidate meets the requirements of moral standing and good behavior records for
entering the Pilot Trainee category.
b) The Notice will contain the list of documents to be submitted by the candidate.
c) It is for the Director of Ports and Coasts to decide about disqualifying from the
Selective Process a candidate who, in light of documents presented, is deemed as not
meeting the requirements of moral standing and good behavior records for entering the
Pilot Trainee category. There will be no possible appeal against this decision.
0211 - PROOF OF COMPLIANCE WITH REQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPATION IN
THE SELECTIVE PROCESS
a) This phase will have the purpose of checking if the candidate meets the
requirements established for participation in the Selective Process, as set forth in item
0202.
b) It will be achieved through the presentation of documents by the candidate, as
laid down in the Notice.
0212 - TITLES
a) Presentation of titles that are not required for participation in the Selective
Process will be optional.
b) The Notice will determine the titles, deadlines for achievement of each one and
their way of verification and presentation.
c) Titles will be analyzed and assessed by the DPC on occasion of the title exam,
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0213 - PSYCHOPHYSICAL SELECTION (ELIMINATORY)


a) The Psychophysical Selection is the medical exam intended for checking if the
candidate meets the health standards required for providing Pilotage Services.
b) The Psychophysical Selection will be conducted by a Brazilian Navy Health
Board, defined by the DPC based on specific medical survey procedures and
complementary health exams. Conditions of inaptness and minimum levels required for the
period provided in the Selective Process Notice will be considered.
c) The candidate considered unfit in the health inspection may, within 5 (five) days
counted from the date of formal acknowledgment of the Health Board report, request a new
health inspection to the DPC, on an appeal level, by a higher instance Brazilian Navy
Health Board, also defined by the DPC. Upon granting the request, the DPC will set the
date for conduct of the appeal level health inspection.
d) Further appeals against the outcome of this new inspection will not be possible,
and the candidate considered unfit will be eliminated from the Selective Process.
e) Besides the inaptness conditions listed in subparagraph i) below, which will be
rigorously observed during the health inspection(s), any other conditions that may result in
premature or remote labor incapacity for providing Pilotage Service will imply inaptness.
f) On occasion of the health inspection(s), the Board(s) will consider results of
complementary health exams and other relevant documents submitted by the candidate,
but will not be limited to that information. Based on the medical survey autonomy, they may
resort to the technical subsidies deemed necessary in order to better assess the
candidate's psychophysical fitness for providing Pilotage Service.
g) The candidate summoned for the Selective Process' 2nd stage shall undergo the
following additional health exams:
1) PA chest X-Rays with report (not necessary to deliver or send the film).
2) Stress Test.
3) Blood: complete hemogram, glucose, glucose oral tolerance test, glycosylate
hemoglobin, urea, creatinine, bilirubin (total and fractions), TGO, TGP, gamma GT, alkaline
phosphatase, VDRL and PSA (the latter for male candidates above 40 years old).
4) EAS Urine test.
5) Vectoeletronistagmography (VENG).
6) Electroencephalogram with report.
7) Ophthalmic exam, with visual acuity with and without correction, Tonometry,
Fundoscopy. The Color Test (Ishihara) will be conducted by physician(s) of the Health
Board(s) on occasion of the health inspection(s).
8) Tonal and vocal Audiometry without prosthesis, with identification of the
conducting professional. The Audiometry should be conducted with a minimum auditory
rest of 14 (fourteen) hours.
9) For female candidates: Up-to-date colpocytology exam, beta HCG dosage,
mammography (above 35 years) and statement issued by a gynecologist describing the
physical exam conducted.
10) Toxicological tests: with report, for detection of illicit drugs, from samples of
biologic materials (hair, nail scrapings) donated by the candidate, with a minimum detection
window of 90 (ninety) days, encompassing at least the following drug groups: cocaine and
derivatives, cannabis sativa and derivatives, methamphetamine, amphetamines, ecstasy
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(a) The Health Board(s) will only accept toxicological exam reports from
laboratories that conduct exams of a wide detection window, minimum 90 (ninety) days,
and with biologic material collected within the deadline established in the Notice.
(b) The toxicological exam report shall contain, compulsorily, information on
the chain of custody, with the following fields: donor's complete identification and signature
(including fingerprint), identification and signatures of at least two witnesses of the sample
collection, and identification and signature of the technically responsible person for issuing
the report.
(c) The report shall contain results, negative or positive, for each drug group,
the quantities detected and the statistical evaluation of the consumption pattern.
h) The Notice will establish validity deadlines accepted by the DPC for the
complementary health exams, and how the exams shall be forwarded to the Health Board.
i) The minimum indices required will be as follows:
1) Minimum visual acuity of 20/200 without correction in each eye, correctable
for, at least, 20/20 in one eye and 20/30 in the other; and
2) Hearing losses no higher than 40 dB in the frequencies of 500 through 3,000
Hz will be accepted even if bilateral. Losses above this limit, in these frequencies, will be
accepted if fitting one of the conditions below and if the Speech Recognition Index is equal
or above 80% in any of the conditions:
(a) Not exceeding 55 dB; or
(b) The three-tone average in the frequencies of 500Hz, 1000 Hz and
2000Hz not exceeding 55 dB.
3) Hearing losses in the frequencies above 3000Hz will be accepted, if not
impairing the distinction of indicative sounds from a whistle, bell, gong or horn used by
another vessel to indicate its approximation.
j) The following will be conditions of inaptness:
1) Acute infections compromising the ability to work. Infection-contagious
illnesses.
2) Endocrine, metabolic, nutritional and immune-related illnesses in which the
risk of a sudden unbalance may compromise the ability to work. Morbid obesity. Diabetes,
when out of balance or requiring control by insulin or oral hypoglycemic agents.
Hepatopathies with clinical repercussion and/or requiring treatment.
3) History of psychiatric disease or evidence of the same, even if under control,
confirmed on occasion of the psychiatric assessment that may be required by the Health
Board(s) during the health inspection(s). Use of illegal drugs. Dependence or abusive use
of alcohol and other psychoactive substances. Personality disorders.
4) Hematologic diseases with clinical repercussion.
5) Malignant neoplasms. A history of malignant neoplasm already treated, even
with no evidence of activity, will only be admitted if showing, at the health inspection,
criteria of cure.
6) Neurological diseases or balance compromising diseases, epilepsy or
convulsive syndrome, independently of control; labyrinthopathy. History of Cerebral
Vascular Accident.
7) Circulatory system diseases: history of myocardial infarction, or Stress Test
with functional class II to IV (New York Heart Association - NYHA); arrhythmias, presence
of pacemaker, arterial hypertension without adequate control, hypertensive cardiopathy,
valve diseases (prolapse of mitral valve without regurgitation is admitted).
History of
syncope, varices of lower limbs with edema, chronic venous insufficiency, ulcers or residual
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8).Respiratory diseases, even if under control, being allowed allergic rhinitis.


9) Urological or systemic pathologies compromising the renal function. Ureter
ostomy.
10) Puerperal complications.
11) Skin or subcutaneous tissue diseases compromising the ability to work.
12) Muscle-skeleton or connective tissue diseases compromising the ability to
run, climb steep ladders and hold by the upper limbs. Total or partial limb amputation.
Lumbago, cervicalgia, disc bending or protrusion, disc hernias and radiculopathies.
13) Gastrointestinal diseases compromising the ability to work.
14) Speech alterations compromising communication.
15) Glaucoma, Keratoconus and chronic ophthalmologic diseases.
Dischromatopsy for the colors green and red assessed through specific tests, which may
be requested by the Health Board(s) on occasion of the health inspections.
16) Presence of any physical or mental pathology capable of affecting the ability
to work, considering the health standards required for the provision of Pilotage Service; and
17) Any medical condition implying sudden incapacity, requiring medication, or
impairing the reaction or judgment timing.
k) Pregnancy, by itself, is not an inaptness condition. In regard to the
complementary health exams listed in subparagraph g), the pregnant candidate shall
forward to the Health Board only the beta HCG dosage test result.
l) The pregnant candidate will not be submitted to Psychophysical Selection and
Fitness Test. However, in order to continue participating in the Selective Process, the
candidate shall undergo the remaining phases and stages, to meet the provisions of items
0217 through 0220.
0214 - FITNESS TEST
a) Only candidates approved in the Psychophysical Selection will enter the
Fitness Test;
b) The physical condition of the candidate of both genders will be assessed through
the following tests, as detailed in the Notice:
1) Execution of 4 (four) complete bar exercises, uninterrupted and without
support;
2) Swim 50 (fifty) meters in any style, in 1 (one) minute and 30 (thirty) seconds
or less;
3) Permanence in the water, floating for 20 (twenty) minutes uninterrupted, in
fresh or salt water.
c) The three tests will be conducted in the same day, with intervals between them
as provided in the Notice.
d) The candidate who fails one or more tests will have a second and last
opportunity to take them, as provided in the Notice.
e) The candidate who fails again any of the tests will be excluded of the Selective
Process.
0215 - TITLE EXAM (3rd STAGE - QUALIFYING)
a) The candidate's verified professional qualification and experience in the maritime
activities considered by the DPC as relevant for the provision of Pilotage Service will be
graded by means of titles.
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1) Effective embarkation time on a vessel, mastership of a vessel and/or


provision of pilotage services.
2) Number of days at sea.
3) Category, rank and grade of seafarers and military persons from the
Brazilian Navy.
c) The Notice of Selective Process will establish the titles considered for grading
and the corresponding grades.
0216 - PRACTICAL-ORAL EXAM (4th STAGE - ELIMINATORY AND QUALIFYING)
a) Only candidates not excluded in the Selective Process' 2nd stage will be
summoned to undergo the practical-oral exam.
b) The practical-oral exam will address subjects of the syllabus, listed in Annex 2-A.
c) The idiom of use during the practical-oral exam will be English.
d) The exam will be performed, preferably, at the Simulators Center of the Admiral
Graa Aranha Instruction Center (CIAGA), in Rio de Janeiro, RJ. It may also be performed
in other simulators of public or private entities, as well as on vessel(s), or in last case, in
other facilities prepared accordingly.
e) The Notice will establish the assessment level a candidate must reach in the
practical-oral exam in order to avoid elimination from the Selective Process.
0217 - FINAL RANKING
a) After concluding the 4 (four) Selective Process stages, the candidates not
eliminated will be ranked in decreasing order of final grade/average obtained as provided
for in the Notice, considering the grades achieved in the written, titles and practical-oral
tests.
b) In the case of even scores among candidates, the resolution will be as provided
for in the Notice.
0218 - DISTRIBUTION OF THE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES OVER PILOTAGE AREAS
a) The qualified candidates will be distributed among the ZP as instructed in the
Notice, considering the final ranking decreasing order, the number of vacancies established
per ZP including eventual vacancies as mentioned in subparagraph b) of item 0203, and
the option(s) effected as provided for in item 0204.
b) In some ZP, the distribution of qualified candidates may be divided by distinct
groups, due to the impossibility of simultaneously applying the Pilot Trainee Qualifying
Program provided in item 0223 for all candidates selected for those ZP.
c) The distribution by groups will observe the decreasing final ranking order
achieved by each selected candidate.
d) The pregnant candidate, if assigned to the first group, will be rescheduled for the
next group even if becoming the sole constituent.
e) The qualified and distributed candidates will constitute the selected candidates'
group, which is the Selective Process' goal.
f) The selection of a pregnant candidate will be conditional, depending on the
further achievement of a positive aptitude result in the Psychophysical Selection and
approval in the Fitness Test.
g) Any exchanges of ZP between selected candidates will not be allowed, under no
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0219 - HOMOLOGATION OF THE SELECTIVE PROCESS' FINAL RESULT


a) The Selective Process' final result will be made official through publishing, in the
DOU and DPC website, of the Selective Process Final Result Homologation Notice.
b) The Selective Process Final Result Homologation Notice will disclose the
selected candidates list and, additionally, the summoning to receive the Pilot Trainee
License Certificate (Annex 2-C).
0220 - SUMMONING
a) The selected candidate will be summoned to report to the CP/DL/AG office of
jurisdiction over the ZP of distribution, in order to receive the Pilot Trainee License
Certificate.
b) The first groups will be summoned complete. At the DPC's discretion, the
summoning of candidates composing other groups may be subdivided, occurring as Pilot
Trainees of other preceding groups are certified as Pilots, observing the final rankings
decreasing order.
c) The reporting date for the first groups will be defined in the Selective Process
Final Result Homologation Notice. It will be at least 15 (fifteen) days from the Notice's
publishing, and may vary among the ZP's.
d) The summoning of candidates belonging to other groups will be published in the
DOU and DPC website, observing the minimum reporting deadline set forth in
subparagraph c).
e) The reporting deadline for selected Pilots or Pilot Trainees is set forth in
subparagraph h) of item 0222.
f) A deadline of up to 12 (twelve) months will be ensured to the pregnant candidate
selected on condition, counted from the publishing date in the DOU of the Selective
Process Final Result Homologation Notice, for requesting to the DPC the performance of
Psychophysical Selection. When reporting for the health inspection, she must present the
complementary health exams mentioned in subparagraph g) of item 0213, observing the
maximum validity periods accepted by the DPC as established in the Notice.
g) If approved in the Psychophysical Selection, the pregnant candidate selected on
condition will undergo the Fitness tests. If approved, she will be summoned to receive the
Pilot Trainee License Certificate, observing the provisions of subparagraph b). Otherwise,
the vacancy at the ZP of distribution will not be fulfilled.
0221 - VALIDITY OF THE SELECTIVE PROCESS
The contest will end on the date the Selective Process Final Result Homologation
Notice is published. Under no circumstance a further summoning of candidate(s) not
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SECTION II
CERTIFICATION, QUALIFICATION OF THE PILOT TRAINEE AND
PILOT-LICENSING EXAM
0222 - CERTIFICATION
a) A Pilot or Pilot Trainee may only be certified, in the respective categories, in
a single ZP.
b) The Pilot Trainee License Certificate will be valid for 18 (eighteen) months from
the date of issue, which will be established in the Selective Process Final Result
Homologation Notice, for presentation of selected candidate(s) for the first group at the
CP/DL/AG office of jurisdiction over the ZP of distribution.
c) The "valid until" date will be the same for candidates selected for other groups,
and the Pilot Trainee License Certificate date of issue will be established in the future
summons to be published in the DOU and DPC website, as provided for in subparagraph d)
of item 0220.
d) For a Pilot or a Pilot Trainee selected, the Pilot Trainee License Certificate's
"valid until" date will be the same, but the issue date will be that of presentation at the
CP/DL/AG office of jurisdiction over the ZP of distribution, considered the provisions of
subparagraphs e) and f) below.
e) A selected Pilot shall, within 20 (twenty) days from the publishing in DOU of the
Selective Process Final Result Homologation Notice, or the summoning provided in
subparagraph d) of item 0220, request:
1) To the DPC, via CP/DL/AG office of jurisdiction over his ZP, his definitive
dismissal as Pilot, attaching his original Pilot License Certificate to the application; or
2) To the CP/DL/AG office of jurisdiction over his ZP, his temporary dismissal as
Pilot; or
3) To the DPC, via CP/DL/AG office of jurisdiction over his ZP, authorization for
undergoing the Pilot Trainee Qualifying Program cumulatively with the exercise of his Pilot
activities.
f) A selected Pilot Trainee shall, within the same deadline laid down in
subparagraph e), request to the CP/DL/AG office of jurisdiction over his ZP, his definitive
dismissal, attaching his original Pilot Trainee License Certificate to the application.
g) Upon resolution of the application of subparagraph e) or f), the DPC or
CP/DL/AG office will immediately inform by message to the CP/DL/AG office of distribution
of the Pilot or Pilot Trainee, with copy for the original CP/DL/AG office or the DPC,
respectively.
h) The Pilot or Pilot Trainee selected will have up to 40 (forty) days from the
publishing in DOU of the Selective Process Final Result Homologation Notice, to report to
the CP/DL/AG office of distribution, on condition that the provisions of subparagraph e) or f)
have been met within the established deadline.
i) For a Pilot or Pilot Trainee selected, the CP office will only issue the Pilot Trainee
License Certificate after receiving the message mentioned in subparagraph g).
j) A Pilot Trainee selected, while not summoned, may continue his qualification in
the present ZP, as well as take the Pilot Qualification Exam. Upon summoning, if already
licensed as Pilot, he must meet subparagraph e), or subparagraph f) if still licensed as Pilot
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0223 - QUALIFICATION OF THE PILOT TRAINEE


a) The qualification of a Pilot Trainee will follow a training program laid down by the
CP office with jurisdiction over the ZP, called Pilot Trainee Qualifying Program. It will start
immediately after the Certification, and its conduct is delegated to Pilotage Entities existing
in the ZP, assigned by the CP office.
b) The deadline for conclusion of the Qualifying Program will be of at least 12
(twelve) months, and maximum 15 (fifteen) months, counted from the Pilot Trainee License
Certificate issue date. Exceptionally, the minimum deadline for conclusion of the Qualifying
Program may be altered by the DPC for one or more ZP's.
c) The minimum deadline of 12 (twelve) months comes from the need of the Pilot
Trainee
to train throughout all yearly seasons.
d) The Qualifying Program shall be dimensioned in a way that, once its scheduled
pilotage operations are completed, the Pilot Trainee continues to follow, at least, a
minimum monthly number of pilotage operations established for a Pilot of the ZP, until
taking the Pilot Licensing Exam mentioned in item 0224.
e) The Pilotage Entities, through its members and especially the Pilots, will be
responsible for transmitting to the Pilot Trainees all the technical knowledge they have.
f) Each Pilot Trainee will have a Pilot in active service following the development of
the Qualifying Program, acting as monitor.
g) The Pilot Trainee will accompany the Pilots in activities on board related to the
Qualifying Program, being recommended to follow pilotage operations of all Pilots of the
ZP, independently of the Entity of introduction.
h) The Qualifying Program will end with the achievement by the Pilot Trainee of a
satisfactory assessment from the ministering Pilotage Entity(ties), observing the deadlines
mentioned in subparagraph b) of item 0223.
i) In case of disagreement between a Pilotage Entity and the Pilot Trainee
regarding the above mentioned assessment, the case should be taken to the DPC for
decision, via CP office, observing the deadline of 15 (fifteen) months provided in
subparagraph b) of item 0223.
j) The Pilot Trainee who does not obtain a satisfactory assessment regarding
fulfillment of the Qualifying Program will be dismissed definitively, and will have his Pilot
Trainee License Certificate cancelled.
0224 PILOT-LICENSING EXAM
a) The Pilot Licensing Exam and its eventual repetition shall be conducted within
the Pilot Trainee License Certificate's validity period.
b) The request for taking the Exam will be formally made by the Pilot Trainee,
through an application to the CP of jurisdiction over the ZP, no later than 90 (ninety) days
before expiration of the Pilot Trainee License Certificate. Statement(s) of Satisfactory
Assessment in a Pilot Trainee Qualifying Program (Annex 2-D) should be attached.
c) The Exam shall start within 45 (forty-five) days from the date the application was
protocoled. The starting date and the program shall be informed to the Pilot Trainee by a
formal document from the CP office.
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1) Pilotage Navigation;
2) Pilotage maneuvers and services relating to anchoring, lifting-up, mooring,
unmooring and change of anchorage;
3) Maneuvers with tugboats;
4) Mooring and unmooring service; and
5) Maneuvering orders and technical conversation in English.
e) The Exam will consist in assessment of one or more pilotage operations, to be
randomly chosen by the CP office and published in an Ordinance.
f) It is not necessary to realize the Exam in all ports, terminals and berths of a ZP.
g) The Examiners' Board of a Pilot Licensing Exam will be appointed and presided
by the Harbormaster, and composed by a Pilot from the ZP and a Merchant Navy's Oceangoing Captain (CLC). The CLC may be replaced by a MB officer of the Fleet Corps, either
in active service or retired. The Board shall have as substitute member, at least one Pilot
of the ZP. The Pilot who acted as monitor of the Pilot Trainee is not allowed to be part of
the Board.
h) If not possible to have an Ocean-going Captain (or MB officer) in the Examiner's
Board, another Pilot of the ZP shall be appointed.
i) The Examiner's Board can only function if completed.
j) The Exam's result, whatever it is, will be entered in the Minutes signed by all
Examiner's Board members, with a copy for each of them and for the Pilot Trainee.
Furthermore, it will be formally reported to the DPC through copies of the Minutes and the
relevant Service Order.
k) The Pilot Trainee who failed the Exam may, within 5 (five) days from the date of
acknowledgment of the result, request to the CP the conduct of a second and last Exam.
l) The new Exam shall be scheduled by the CP office to occur within 30 (thirty)
days from the date the request was protocoled. The same procedures described in
subparagraphs d) through j) should be followed.
m) If failing a second time, the Pilot Trainee will be dismissed definitively, and will
have his Pilot Trainee License Certificate cancelled.
n) The Pilot Trainee approved in the Pilot Licensing Exam will be licensed as Pilot,
in a formal act through an Ordinance and issuance of the corresponding Pilot License
Certificate (Annex 2-E) by the DPC.
o) If the Pilot Trainee is already a Pilot in another ZP, the license will only be made
official after a definitive dismissal is granted from the ZP of origin. The Pilot Trainee will
have up to 20 (twenty) days from the date of official acknowledgment of approval in the
Licensing Exam, to request a definitive dismissal to the DPC, via CP office of jurisdiction
over his present ZP, a sine qua non condition for being licensed as Pilot in the new ZP.
He will have 40 (forty) days from the same date of official acknowledgment of approval, to
report to the new ZP to be certified as Pilot.
p) If during the qualifying period, the impossibility of executing a typical pilotage
operation of the ZP is verified, such restriction shall be recorded on the back of the Pilot
License Certificate and shall be overcome as soon as the circumstances allow it, not
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SECTION III
CONDUCT OF THE PILOTAGE SERVICE
0225 - ORGANIZATION
a) The Pilotage Services are organized by state, except for the ZP-01
FAZENDINHA (AP)-ITACOATIARA (AM), Amazon Eastern Basin, which encompasses
more than one state. In each state, there will be one or more ZP's, depending on its
peculiarities.
b) The Pilots may work in the following modes:
1) Individually
The Pilot adopting this mode shall meet all requirements provided for the
Pilotage Service.
2) Simple Economic Partnership or Corporation
In this mode, the Pilots will act in partnership, providing exclusively Pilotage
Services as a simple partnership with By-laws recorded at the Civil Registry of Legal
Persons. They may also act as a Corporation, constituted under one of the corporate types
regulated in the Civil Code with Articles of Incorporation recorded at the Commercial
Registry.
3) Hired by a Pilotage Company
The Pilot may be hired by a simple economic partnership or a corporation,
under the labor laws.
c) Pilot Boat
The Pilots may, independently of their working mode:
1) Use their own Pilot Boat, duly homologated; or
2) Hire the services of a homologated Pilot Boat from other Entities;
d) Pilot Station
The Pilot Station shall be structured to serve efficiently and uninterruptedly the
needs of a Pilotage Service. In cases of existing more than one Pilot Station, a coordination
will be established among the Pilotage Entities and ratified by the CP/DL/AG office so that
only one of the facilities is used as the ZP's Pilot Station responding to requests from
vessels.
0226 - PILOTS SINGLE ROTATIONAL DUTY ROSTER
a) Established specifically for each ZP, including all licensed Pilots in active service
in that ZP independently of their working mode, and dividing the Pilots, compulsorily, by the
following groups:
1) Pilots in Duty Roster Period;
2) Pilots in Rest Period; and
3) Pilots in Holiday Period.
b) This duty roster aims at ensuring uninterrupted availability of the Pilotage
Service and avoiding the Pilot's fatigue when performing pilotage operations. Additionally, it
contributes to the maintenance of Pilot licenses.
c) Duty Roster Period is the number of consecutive hours or days in which the Pilot
will stay available for being requested to perform pilotage operations. This period is
subdivided in Service Period and Standby Period.
1) Service Period is the time within the Duty Roster Period in which the Pilot is
effectively in pilotage operation. The pilotage operation time is counted from the starting of
a vessel's displacement with the Pilot on board. A waiting time period of the Pilot on board
for any reason, duly lodged, will be counted as standby (Pilot at Shipowner's disposal, on
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2) Standby Period is the time within the Duty Roster Period, in which the Pilot is
not effectively acting in pilotage operations, but is available for being requested. In a long
lasting pilotage operation, the Pilot's rest period due to rotation is also considered as
Standby Period.
d) Rest Period is the uninterrupted period of time, immediately before or after a
Duty Roster Period, in which the Pilot is not available for being requested to perform a
pilotage operation, unless in case of emergency or in a situation involving risk to human
life.
e) Holiday Period is a period, never shorter than thirty days per year, of which at
least fifteen consecutive days, during which the Pilot is not available for being requested to
perform a pilotage operation in any circumstance.
0227 - PREPARATION OF THE PILOTS' SINGLE ROTATIONAL DUTY ROSTER
a) The Pilots distribution, consolidated uniquely in the Pilot's Single Rotational Duty
Roster, shall proportionate the rotation of Pilots over preset Service Periods, so as to
maintain a continuous attendance to vessels, i.e., each pilotage operation will be performed
by perfectly identified Pilot(s) in the Roster.
b) The Pilotage Service Sole Representative, under supervision by the CP/DL/AG
office, will consider all the local peculiarities of each ZP when preparing the Duty Roster.
c) The following rules shall be observed when preparing the
Rotational Duty Roster:
1) The Pilot can only stay in Service Period for a maximum of six consecutive
hours. If the pilotage operation lasts more than six hours, a Pilot rotation shall occur. The
Pilot replaced in this situation enters a Standby Period no shorter than two hours. For each
consecutive 24 hours, the Pilot can only stay in Service Period for a maximum of twelve
hours. Considering the local peculiarities, the CP/DL/AG may determine the minimum
number of Pilots on board or allow a tolerance for the maximum period of six consecutive
service hours.
2) In a ZP with pilotage navigation shorter than thirty miles, the Pilot may stay in
Duty Roster Period for a maximum of fourteen days. At the end of a Duty Roster Period,
the Pilot shall stay, at least, one day in Rest Period for each four days spent in Duty Roster
Period.
3) In a ZP with pilotage navigation of thirty miles or greater, the Pilot may stay in
Duty Roster Period for a maximum of 21 days. At the end of a Duty Roster Period, the Pilot
shall stay, at least, one day in Rest Period for each four days spent in Duty Roster Period.
4) The Service Period cannot exceed the limit of 120 hours for each fourteen
days, or 180 hours for each 21 days.
5) The Pilot shall volunteer monthly to at least one Duty Roster Period
, except when interfering with a Holiday Period.
6) The number of Pilots in Duty Roster Period should always be enough,
observing the rules above, to prevent failures or delays in the response to pilotage
operation requests, even in moments of higher intensity of vessel traffic.
d) In a ZP where two or more Pilotage Entities exist, the Pilot's Single Rotational
Duty Roster shall be prepared by the Pilotage Service Sole Representative, assigned as
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advance of five days to the entry into force, for ratification by the CP/DL/AG office.
e) The exchanges of service between Pilots should be reported in advance, as
established by the CP/DL/AG office, for ratification. If a service exchange occurs by a force
majeure reason, without previous knowledge of the CP/DL/AG office, the latter shall be
informed as possible or upon conclusion of the Duty Roster Period, with due justification.
f) Under special circumstances in which the need for modifying the preparation
systematic of the Pilot's Single Rotational Duty Roster is identified, the CP shall submit the
intended modifications to the appreciation of the DPC, together with the respective
reasons.
SECTION IV
DUTIES
0228 - PILOTS DUTIES
It is for the Pilot when exercising its functions:
a) To assist the vessel's Master in the conduct of the pilotage operation, meeting
promptly and efficiently the Pilotage Service requirements;
b) To maintain the aptitude for providing Pilotage Service in all types of vessels and
throughout the whole extension of the ZP, observing the restriction mentioned in
subparagraph p) of item 0224;
c) To establish the necessary communications with other vessels in transit over the
ZP, so as to ensure the waterways traffic safety;
d) To inform the CP/DL/AG office about changes in depth and currents of rivers,
channels, bar channels and ports, mainly after strong winds, great tides and prolonged rain,
as well as any other information relating to waterways traffic safety;
e) To inform the CP/DL/AG office about any observed change or irregularity in the
nautical signaling;
f) To inform as soon as possible, to the vessel's Master and the CP/DL/AG office,
on the existence of unfavorable or unsatisfactory conditions for conducting a pilotage
operation which imply risk to the navigation safety;
g) To stay updated on particularities of steering, propulsion and general conditions
of vessels, in order to provide a safe and efficient Pilotage Service;
h) To stay updated regarding alterations entered in the several nautical documents
and in characteristics of lighthouses, beacons and other navigation aids within the ZP;
i) To cooperate in activities of search and rescue (SAR) and hydrographic surveys
within the ZP, when requested by the CP/DL/AG office;
j) To advise the CP/DL/AG office in maritime assistance and rescue operations,
when requested;
k) To keep the personal data updated with the CP/DL/AG office of jurisdiction over
the ZP;
l) To participate in Examiner Boards relevant to the Pilot Trainee Category
Selective Process and Pilot Licensing Exam, when assigned by the DPC or CP;
m) To perform the Pilotage Service activities, even when in disagreement with the
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competent environments, with no prejudice to the continuity of the Service.


Any
divergences regarding technical-operational matters related to the waterways traffic safety,
safeguard of human life at sea or prevention of water pollution will be resolved by the
Maritime Authority;
n) To follow the Pilot's Single Rotational Duty Roster ratified by the CP/DL/AG
office;
o) To observe the minimum number of pilotage operations necessary for license
maintenance;
p) To undergo the medical and psychophysical routine exams established in
Section IX of these Standards;
q) To wear a lifesaving jacket in transshipment chores boat / vessel / boat;
r) To follow the Maritime Authority Standards (NORMAM, NPCP/NPCF) and inform
the CP/DL/AG office whenever seeing violations, during the work as Pilot;
s) To stay available at the ZP throughout the Duty Roster Period, to assist in any
pilotage operation. In case of need to displace away from the ZP for a force majeure
reason, the Pilot shall be replaced in the Duty Roster and the fact shall be reported to the
CP/DL/AG office as soon as possible;
t) To contribute to qualify Pilot Trainees of the ZP, as set forth by the CP office;
u) To take the Pilot Updating Course (ATPR) in accordance with item 0250 of these
Standards; and
v) To attend the pilotage operation in perfect physical and mental conditions,
having abstained from ingesting substances or drugs capable of compromising the
performance of his activities, especially the reaction and judgment time.
0229 - DUTIES OF THE PILOT TRAINEE
a) To follow the Pilot Trainee Qualifying Program established by the CP;
b) To avoid interruptions to the Pilot Trainee Qualifying Program, except in the case
of temporary layoff provided for in item 0237.
c) To meet, as applicable, the Pilot duties described in the previous item.
0230 - DUTIES OF THE VESSEL'S MASTER REGARDING THE PILOT
a) The presence of a Pilot on board does not discharge the Master from his duties
and obligations towards the vessel's safety. The Pilot's actions should be monitored
permanently.
b) It is for the vessel's Master, when utilizing Pilotage Services:
1) To inform the Pilot about the vessel's maneuvering conditions;
2) To supply the Pilot with all material elements and necessary information to
perform his service, particularly the vessel's navigation draught;
3) To monitor the Pilotage Service's execution, reporting to the CP/DL/AG office
any abnormality found;
4) To release the Pilot's assistance when convinced that he is conducting the
pilotage operation in a dangerous way, requesting immediately a replacement Pilot. 5) To
inform the CP/DL/AG office, formally and within 24 hours from the occurrence above, the
technical reasons leading to that decision;
5) To lodge the Pilot on board in identical conditions as those offered to his
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6) To follow the national and international safety rules, especially those


concerning the Pilot's boarding and disembarkation; and
7) Do not release the Pilot before reaching the Pilot waiting point of the respective
ZP, when the latter is of compulsory pilotage, observing the provisions of items 0233 and
0234.
0231 - ADVERSE CONDITIONS
The Pilot shall inform immediately the CP/DL/AG office about any fact or
occurrence implying risk to the waterways traffic safety, safeguard of human life,
environment preservation or the pilotage operation at the ZP, such as:
a) Adverse weather or sea conditions;
b) Casualties or facts of navigation; or
c) Technical deficiencies of the ship or crew.
This information will subsidize the CP/DL/AG office for declaring impracticability in
the ZP, authorizing the suspension of Pilotage Service, or impede the entry and exit of
vessels.
0232 - DECLARATION OF IMPRACTICABILITY
a) It is for the CP/DL/AG office to declare impracticability in the ZP.
b) The impracticability will be total when adverse conditions make inadvisable the
conduct of any pilotage operations.
c) The impracticability will be partial when restrictions to the performance of
pilotage operations apply only to certain places, vessels, maneuvers and/or pilotage
navigation.
d) The NPCP/NPCF shall contain specific procedures for coordinating actions
between the CP/DL/AG office, port and terminal administrations and Pilotage Entities,
regarding the declaration of impracticability of a ZP. These procedures shall address, at
least, the following aspects:
1) Definition of parameters for declaration of impracticability of a ZP;
2) Communications means to be used to inform on the impracticability of a ZP to
the vessels, port and terminal administrations, shipping agencies, Shipowners and other
members of the Maritime Community and parties concerned.
0233 - IMPOSSIBILITY OF THE PILOT'S BOARDING
a) When weather conditions and/or the sea state impede the Pilot's safe boarding,
the vessel's Master may, on his own responsibility and with previous authorization from the
CP/DL/AG office, enter the ZP until a sheltered place that allows the Pilot's boarding,
observing the guidance transmitted by the Pilot still on board the Pilot Boat.
b) The authorization from the CP/DL/AG office shall be requested, preferably,
through the Pilot Station.
0234 - IMPOSSIBILITY OF THE PILOT'S DISEMBARKATION
a) When weather conditions and/or the sea state impede the Pilot's safe
disembarkation, the vessel's Master may, on his own responsibility and with previous
authorization from the CP/DL/AG office, disembark the Pilot in a sheltered place and
continue sailing, observing the signals and guidance transmitted by the Pilot from the Pilot
Boat.
b) If it is verified in advance the possibility of lack of safety to disembark the Pilot,
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Pilot Waiting Point, such a situation shall be brought to the Master's consideration. The
Pilot shall be ready to travel until next port, with documents, passport, clothes, etc., if that is
decided by the Master with previous authorization from the CP/DL/AG. office.
c) If the Pilot and the vessel's Master are caught by the need to move on due to the
impossibility of safely disembark the Pilot, it will be for the Master to provide the necessary
means for the Pilot's permanence on board and his return to the port of his ZP. Such fact
shall be immediately reported to the CP/DL/AG office.
0235 - REFUSAL
a) It is the situation in which the Pilot, in Duty Roster Period, fails to attend in time
the vessel he was assigned to.
b) The CP/DL/AG office shall establish an Administrative Inquiry, following the
provisions of LESTA (Waterways Traffic Safety Law), to ascertain responsibilities and base
the applicable penalties, if it is the case.
SECTION V
LAYOFF OF A PILOT AND PILOT TRAINEE
0236 - PILOT
a) The definitive layoff (dismissal) and consequent cancellation of the Certificate of
a Pilot's License occur for the following reasons:
1) Death;
2) Definitive psychophysical incapacity, certified through a report issued by
a Brazilian Navy Health Board;
3) A penalty applied as a result of fault verified in an Administrative Inquiry;
4) Non-appealable decision by the Maritime Tribunal;
5) Failure from practicing the profession for over 24 months; or
6) Pilot's own decision through an application to the DPC, via the CP office of
jurisdiction over the ZP.
b) The temporary layoff, characterized as such when of 24 months or less, and
consequent suspension from the activity's exercise, occur for the following reasons:
1) Temporary loss of psychophysical capacity, certified through a report issued
by a Brazilian Navy Health Board;
2) Failure to present the Pilot's Medical and Psychophysical Assessment Report
within the established deadline;
3) Penalty applied as result of fault verified in an Administrative Inquiry;
4) Application of an administrative measure of seizure of the License Certificate;
5) Non-appealable decision by the Maritime Tribunal;
6) Failure to meet the License Maintenance Plan;
7) Failure to take the Pilots' Updating Course within the established periodicity;
or
8) Pilot's own decision through an application to the CP office, specifying the
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0237 - PILOT TRAINEE


a) The definitive layoff (dismissal) and consequent cancellation of the Certificate of
a Pilot Trainee's License occur for the following reasons:
1) Death;
2) Definitive psychophysical incapacity, certified through a report issued by
a Brazilian Navy Health Board;
3) When failing twice the Pilot-Licensing Exam;
4) Failure to request submission to the Pilot Licensing Exam within the fifteenmonth deadline from emission of the Pilot Trainee License Certificate; or
5) Pilot Trainee's own decision through an application to the CP office of
jurisdiction over the ZP. The DPC shall be immediately informed of this situation.
b) The temporary layoff, characterized as such when of 12 months or less, and
consequent suspension from the activity's exercise, occur for the following reasons:
1) Temporary loss of psychophysical capacity, certified through a report issued
by a Brazilian Navy Health Board;
2) Penalty applied as result of fault verified in an Administrative Inquiry; and
3) Application of an administrative measure of seizure of the License Certificate.
4) Pilot Trainee's own decision through an application to the CP office,
specifying the reason and layoff period. The DPC shall be immediately informed of this
situation.
SECTION VI
LICENSE MAINTENANCE
0238 - LICENSE MAINTENANCE PLAN
a) The License Maintenance Plan will be prepared by the CP office of jurisdiction
over the ZP, observing for each ZP the minimum number of pilotage operations established
by the DPC in Annex 2-F. The Plan's detailing shall appear in the NPCP/NPCF.
b) For the purpose of compliance with the License Maintenance Plan, a number
equal to the minimum number of pilotage operations required per month will be deducted
from the minimum number of pilotage operations of a semester in which the Pilot has his
holidays.
0239 - VERIFICATION OF THE PILOTAGE OPERATIONS PERFORMED
a) Every semester, until the 10th day of January and July, each Pilot shall forward
to the CP/DL/AG office of jurisdiction over the ZP, a statement detailing the operations
performed in the previous semester, as set forth in the NPCP/NPCF. Pilots who work
organized in Partnerships may forward their respective statements through them, observing
the provided periodicity.
b) The Proof of Pilotage Operation, a model of which is shown in Annex 2-G, after
duly completed and signed by the assisted vessel's Master, shall be kept by the respective
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0240 - PILOT LAYOFF FOR NON-COMPLIANCE WITH THE LICENSE MAINTENANCE


PLAN
The Pilot, who fails to meet the License Maintenance Plan provided in item 0238,
will be laid off temporarily from the Pilotage Service by the CP office of jurisdiction over the
ZP, fitting item 0236, paragraph b), subparagraph 6). The License Recovery Plan will be
annexed to the layoff Service Order.
0241 - LICENSE RECOVERY
The license recovery is conditioned to fulfillment of a License Recovery Plan
considering the period in which the Pilot failed to meet the License Maintenance Plan, as
indicated:
1) For one semester - participate as assistant, in the next semester, in the
minimum monthly number of pilotage operations that he failed to meet, in addition to the
requirements for the semester.
2) For a period longer than one semester and shorter than two years - participate
as assistant in, at least, a number equal to three times the minimum monthly number of
pilotage operations established in the license maintenance plan.
SECTION VII
LICENSING OF A MASTER FOR PILOT EXEMPTION
0242 - LICENSING
a) The DPC may license the Master of a Brazilian-flagged vessel to conduct the
vessel under his command inside a specific ZP or part thereof. In this exclusive situation,
he will be considered as Pilot and have the same Pilot duties set forth in item 0228, as
applicable.
b) In a ZP with pilotage navigation superior to thirty miles, a situation which may
require the presence of two Pilots on board, the Master duly licensed by the DPC may
replace one of the Pilots for rotation, as provided for in item 0227.
0243 - REQUIREMENTS NECESSARY
a) For obtaining a license from the DPC in accordance with the previous item, the
Master must perform for two consecutive semesters a number of pilotage operations with
assistance by Pilot(s) of the respective ZP, twice the number of operations required per
semester for maintenance of a Pilot's license in that ZP, or part thereof, according to the
case. The minimum number of pilotage operations per semester will never be lower than
36.
b) The minimum number of operations/month a Master licensed for Pilot exemption
must realize per semester to keep licensed is equal to that required for a Pilot's license
maintenance in that ZP, or part thereof, according to the case. The minimum number of
operations/month will never be lower than six.
0244 - PROCEDURES
a) If a Shipowner intends to license Masters, he may forward to the CP office
responsible for the specific ZP, an application addressed to the DPC indicating the Masters
intended for licensing, for starting the licensing process for Pilot exemption in the exclusive
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b) The CP Office will report this situation to the Pilotage Service of that ZP, for
starting the follow-up of pilotage operations performed by the vessel's Master and
supporting his training.
c) The proof of monthly frequency of the vessel's Master will be made through
remittance to the CP office by the Shipowner, of the Proof of Pilotage Operations
Performed by a Master, a model of which is shown in Annex2-H, duly completed and
signed by the Pilot(s) assigned to assist the Master.
d) The CP office shall forward to the DPC the documents received, for analysis.
e) After verifying compliance with the minimum attendance requirement, the DPC
will establish an Examiners' Board to check the Master's theoretical knowledge about
particularities of the ZP, part of it or a specific tract, and practical knowledge, through the
performance of a pilotage operation of high demand.
f) In case of approval, the DPC will authorize the Pilot exemption to the vessel,
exclusively while she remains under command by that specific Master. The CP office will
disclose the fact to the local Pilotage Entities.
g) The minimum number of pilotage operations a Master licensed for Pilot
exemption must realize to keep licensed is equal to that required for a Pilot's license
maintenance in that ZP, or part thereof, according to the case.
h) This authorization will be valid for one year, with a possibility of renewal on
request by the Shipowner, if the Master verifies compliance with the minimum number of
pilotage operations for license maintenance.
SECTION VIII
NUMBER OF PILOTS PER PILOTAGE AREA
0245 - NUMBER OF PILOTS PER ZP
a) The DPC will establish the Pilots' complement per ZP, considering among
other aspects, the vessels traffic volume, time consumed and degree of difficulty for
realizing the pilotage operations, the need of license maintenance and the maximum
workload per Pilot in light of the labor laws' provisions.
b) Whenever it deems as necessary, the DPC will elaborate studies to correct
eventual distortions in complements, aiming at adjusting them to the needs of Pilotage
Service.
0246 - COMPLEMENT AND ACTUAL CREW
a) Complement is the number of Pilots necessary in a ZP. Actual crew is the
real number of Pilots, with less than seventy years of age, in active service in the ZP.
b) The actual Pilots' crew in a ZP should not be less than three, considering that
the Rotation Duty Roster shall observe a minimum of one Pilot on duty, one Pilot on
standby and one Pilot on resting.
c) Annex 2-I contains the Pilot Complement per Pilotage Area, elaborated to
ensure the navigation safety, permanent availability of the Service, and license
maintenance.
0247 - VACANCY OPENING IN A PILOTAGE AREA
The vacancy opening in a ZP will happen when the actual crew becomes smaller
than the complement, for:
1) A Pilot's definitive layoff for a reason described in item 0236;
2) Increase of complement;
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3) Anticipation, at discretion of the DPC, before a Pilot reaches the age of seventy
years;
4) Selection of a Pilot or Pilot Trainee for other ZP, through a Selective Process,
at discretion of the DPC; or
5) At discretion of the DPC, due to other factors.
SECTION IX
MEDICAL AND PSYCHOPHYSICAL EXAMS FOR PILOTS
0248 - MEDICAL AND PSYCHOPHYSICAL EXAMS
a) Periodic Control:
1) The exercise of a Pilot's activities demands from the seafarer physical and
mental conditions within a minimum health and physical fitness standard that enables
maximum attention in pilotage operations for long hours, irregular working schedules,
boarding vessels and disembarking at sea under adverse weather conditions, and other
difficulties inherent to Pilotage Services.
2) For the Pilot to work safely in his activities, he must be in acceptable physical
and mental fitness conditions for the service, certified by a physician specializing in Labor
Medicine or Traffic Medicine, accredited with the CP/DL/AG office of jurisdiction over the
ZP.
3) In the absence of a physician with those specialties in the region, the
certificate may be issued by a physician of other specialty, if accredited with the CP/DL/AG
office of jurisdiction over the ZP.
4) The Pilot's aptness shall be certified through emission of a Pilot's Medical and
Psychophysical Assessment Report (Annex 2-J). The accredited physician shall observe
rigorously the parameters established in this Section, always considering the requirements
of Pilotage Service activities described in the mentioned Annex, relevant only for the
emission of aptness reports.
5) If a medical condition is identified which does not meet the established
parameters and/or implies incapacity for the Pilot Service activity, the accredited physician
shall suggest to the CP/DL/AG office of the ZP directing the Pilot to a Brazilian Navy Health
Board, describing the reasons of aptness impairment.
6) It will be for each Pilot to present the respective Medical and Psychophysical
Assessment Report to the CP/DL/AG office of jurisdiction over the ZP, as set forth in item
0228, in the periodicity shown in the table below. The Pilot will not participate in the Pilot's
Single Rotational Duty Roster when failing to present the respective Medical and
Psychophysical Assessment Report. In this case, he shall communicate the fact
immediately to the CP/DL/AG office and the Head of the respective Pilotage Entity.
AGE
UP TO 50 YEARS
51 THROUGH 70 YEARS
OVER 70 YEARS

PERIODICITY
TRIENNIAL
BIENNIAL
ANNUAL

b) Minimum Indexes and Incapacitating Conditions:


1) Biometry
There are no rigid indexes to be followed, but the obesity at a degree that
makes difficult or impedes mobility, ability to climb and descend ladders or any other quick
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2) Vision
The visual acuity without correction in both eyes must be a minimum of
20/200, if both correct to, at least, 20/30. The use of correction lenses is permitted.
However, the pilot shall bring to the medical assessment act a spare pair of lenses/glasses
to be tested by the assessing physician. The impossibility to discriminate colors green and
red is impeditive to the Pilotage Service, and should be assessed initially through the
Ishihara Test. If an alteration is found in this test, the Lantern Test (Farnsworth Lantern) or
equivalent shall be applied. The use of colored lenses to correct for daltonism is forbidden.
If the Pilot holds a glaucoma or other chronic pathologies that degenerate the retina, a
visual campimetry shall be requested. The visual field cannot be smaller than
100 in each eye.
3) Osteomioarticular System
The mobility of all joints, mainly in the appendicular skeleton and vertebral
column, shall be preserved. Degenerative diseases of the vertebral column which do not
bring restriction to movements and mobility are not incapacitating. Any disease or clinical
condition impairing the ability to run, walk or stay balanced and in a prolonged orthostatism,
hold or climb steep ladders is incapacitating.
4) Cardiovascular System
The Pilot must have good cardiorespiratory aptness. Systemic arterial
hypertension under control is not incapacitating, if the cardiovascular function exams (ECG,
echo cardiogram and ergometric test) do not show lesions in target organs that generate
incapacity or evidence a potential sudden decompression. For such, these exams must
come with the Pilot to the medical assessment act, as well as the medical prescription of
his cardiologist with the medications he uses. Systemic arterial hypertension poorly
controlled or in early treatment shall be considered as temporarily incapacitating. The Pilot
will only be considered apt after normalization of tension levels and adaptation to the
medications. Cardiopathies implying low cardiorespiratory aptness verified through
functional exams or the risk of sudden decompression, recurrent embolic phenomena,
chronic venous insufficiency not controllable through surgical or clinical treatment, are
incapacitating. The Pilots who present acute cardiovascular events will be considered
temporarily incapable for the activity. They may be later considered apt, depending on the
functional condition reached with the treatment taken.
5) Hearing System
(a) The audiometry should be conducted with a minimum hearing rest of
fourteen hours. Hearing losses no higher than 40 dB in the frequencies of 500 through
3,000 Hz will be accepted, even if bilateral. Higher losses, in these frequencies, will be
accepted if fitting one of the conditions below and if the Speech Recognition Index (IRF) is
equal or above 80% in any of the conditions:
(1) Not exceeding 55dB; or
(2) The three tone average in the frequencies of 500Hz, 1000 Hz and
2000Hz not exceeding 55 dB.
(b) Hearing losses in the frequencies above 3000Hz will be accepted, if
allowing the distinction of indicative sounds from whistles, bells, gongs or horns used by
other vessels to indicate their approximation. A hearing prosthesis is allowed if the
threshold is elevated in at least 20dB in each ear and the Speech Recognition Index (IRF)
is at least 90%. Labyrinthopathies are incapacitating if recently diagnosed, non-controllable
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6) Respiratory System
Chronic conditions of the respiratory system implying the impossibility of
performing pilotage activities are incapacitating. Acute conditions will imply temporary
incapacity, and should be assessed later.
7) Nervous System
Any disease implying alteration of speech, balance or mobility is
incapacitating temporarily or permanently, depending on the evolution and etiology.
Convulsive syndromes of any etiology are causes of definitive incapacity.
8) Skin and Subcutaneous Cellular Tissue
There are no absolute exclusions for skin diseases, except if, in the
assessment physician's opinion, the condition shown interferes with the performance of
pilotage activities.
9) Pregnancy
Pregnancy by itself is not a cause of incapacity, if, in the assessment
physician's understanding based on a report from the Pilot's obstetrician, she can perform
pilotage activities safely, without risk to mother and fetus, or to the safety of vessel, crew
and cargo. Special attention should be given to a pregnant woman in the last pregnancy
quarter, when the assessment physician, considering the requirements of pilotage
activities, may determine her temporary incapacity.
10) Gastrointestinal System
There are no absolute exclusions for gastrointestinal tract diseases, except
in the case of inflammatory diseases not responsive to treatment or in an exacerbation
period, or if the condition shown interferes with the performance of pilotage activities.
Conditions requiring surgical treatment shall be assessed after total recovery of the
physical condition.
11) Genitourinary System
There are no absolute exclusions for genitourinary system diseases, except
in cases of renal insufficiency with risk of sudden imbalance or if, in the assessment
physician's opinion, the condition shown interferes with the performance of pilotage
activities. Conditions requiring surgical treatment shall be assessed after total recovery of
the physical condition.
12) Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases
(a) Diabetes mellitus controlled only with hygiene-dietetic measures is not a
cause of incapacity. During the use of oral hypoglycemiant, the Pilot shall be considered
as temporarily incapable until obtaining glycemic control, verified through dosage of
glycaemia and glucosilate hemoglobin and provided that the medications and doses used
do not imply risk of sudden unbalance during pilotage activities. Diabetes when poorly
controlled and/or requiring insulin therapy imply definitive incapacity for the activity.
(b) Any other endocrine-metabolic pathologies that, in the assessment
physician's understanding, interfere with the capacity to perform pilotage activities, shall be
considered as temporarily or definitively incapacitating, depending on the relevant
functional tests.
13) Tumors and Neoplasms
Malignant neoplasms shall be assessed according to the level of limitation
imposed by the disease and its treatment to the performance of pilotage activities.
Metastatic malignant neoplasms, even with the site determined and treated, are definitively
incapacitating.
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14) Blood and hematopoietic organs


Diseases implying risk of thromboembolic phenomena or spontaneous or
traumatic bleeding are incapacitating temporarily or definitively, depending on their etiology
and possibility of control. The use of anticoagulant therapy is incapacitating definitively for
the Pilotage Service activity.
15) Immune System
Autoimmune diseases are considered as incapacitating temporarily or
definitively, depending on their impact over the labor capacity and side effects of the
medication used.
16) Psychiatric Disorders
Any acute psychiatric disorder is incapacitating for the Pilot's activity
temporarily of definitively, depending on their etiology and evolution potential. The need to
use a psychotropic medication is always incapacitating due to its interference with the
reactive capacity. Chemical dependence on alcohol and/or illicit substances is definitively
incapacitating. At the discretion of the accredited physician or Health Board, toxicological
tests may be requested from samples of biologic materials (hair, nail scrapings), with a
minimum detection window of ninety days. Toxicological exam reports will only be accepted
from laboratories that conduct exams of a wide detection window, minimum ninety days,
containing compulsory information on the chain of custody and with the following fields:
donor's complete identification and signature (including fingerprint), identification and
signatures of at least two witnesses of the sample collection, and identification and
signature of the technically responsible person for issuing the report. The report shall
contain results, negative or positive, for each drug group requested, the quantities detected
and the statistical evaluation of the consumption pattern.
17) Other Pathological Conditions
Other clinical or pathological conditions not listed above may be causes of
temporary or definitive incapacity, considering the requirements of pilotage activities
described in Annex 2-J. The standards and criteria shall be assessed in accordance with
the specific pathology. Sometimes, pathologies with a possible short-term treatment for
cure, stabilization and/or control may alter substantially the patient's psychic state.
Therefore, the expert physicians should always be alert regarding this fact.
Any
pathologies implying sudden incapacity or debility impairing the reaction or judgment timing
in situations inherent to the activity should be subject to layoff, until full recovery.
c) Incapacity during the Provision of Pilotage Service:
1) Pilots shall be directed by the CP for medical assessment by a
Brazilian Navy Regular Health Board (JRS), when:
(a) Are not considered apt by accredited physicians;
(b) Show a decreasing working capacity in the exercise of the
Pilotage Service; or
(c) Are involved in casualties where hypotheses of human failure due to
health-related problems are raised.
2) In these cases, they shall be presented to the JRS of the relevant ZP for
assessment regarding functional deficiency. The expenses with the JRS medical survey will
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d) Competence:
1) The Harbormasters and the DPC are competent to determine Health
Inspections (IS) of Verification of Functional Deficiency (VDF), and the Brazilian Navy
Regular Health Boards (JRS) are competent to perform them.
2) The DPC is competent to determine an IS at the level of appeal, as requested
by the Pilot through a formal application with explanatory statement, within the deadline of
120 days from the date of communication of the expert medical report appealed from.
Once granted, the appeal request will be forwarded to the Superior District Joint (JSD) of
the ZP jurisdiction, which will be the only level of appeal. The Pilot's Medical and
Psychophysical Assessment Report (Annex 2-J), issued by the JRS, shall appear as annex
to the presentation document.
3) The authorities with competence to determine an IS at review level by a
Board of Superior Level are the DPC, the Navigation General Director and the Navy
Commandant.
e) Procedures:
1) The Pilot for inspection will be presented to the JRS of the ZP of jurisdiction
through a confidential official letter, containing as annex a notarized copy of the last Pilot's
Medical and Psychophysical Assessment Report (Annex 2-J).
2) On occasion of the IS for VDF, the JRS shall complete a new Annex 2-J and
forward it to the requesting Authority, through a confidential official letter, filing a copy at the
JRS for subsidizing a further reassessment.
3) The Pilot for inspection, after duly presented to the JRS, shall report to the
JRS within five working days for scheduling the IS, bearing an official ID document, under
the penalty of filing of the IS for failure to attend with no justification.
4) The expert physicians shall assess the degree of interference of previous and
recently diagnosed pathologies with Pilotage Service activities, considering the clinic and
complementary exams and anamnesis data contained in the Annex-2J form received. The
Pilot being inspected should be physically and mentally able to perform his activities. The
loss of agility, ability to move quickly, ability to perform physical activities, even if
occasional, compromising the good performance of his function, or even the use of
medications, shall be assessed aiming primarily to the navigation safety. Pathologies that
can be assessed through complementary functional criteria (functional tests) will be
assessed this way.
5) The reports to be used with the purpose of VDF will be those contained in the
field WAYS OF CONCLUSION, intended for the JS, with the members' respective
identification and signatures.
6) Two degrees of incapacity may be attributed to the provision of
Pilotage Service: temporary incapacity and definitive incapacity.
7) The Pilots inspected are considered temporarily incapacitated for Pilotage
Service if showing signs, symptoms and/or confirmed diagnostics of pathologies that are
reversible, clinically or surgically controllable and that, within less than 24 months, may be
cured to the point of allowing the exercise of Pilotage Service activities completely and
safely.
8) The JS may issue temporary incapacity reports for a period of minimum thirty
and maximum 180 days per IS, within the maximum interval of 24 months of layoff from the
pilotage activity for health reason, counting from the initial temporary incapacity period,
even if the Pilot has not been reassessed during this interval. The open periods between an
IS that generated temporary incapacity and the next reassessment shall be computed as
uninterrupted periods of temporary incapacity for the purpose of computing the total time. It
is not necessary to issue a report for regularizing the open interval.
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9) If 24 consecutive months of layoff are completed by the Pilot for health


reasons, the JS shall consider him definitively incapable for pilotage activities.
10) After the temporary incapacity period defined by the JS, if it is of the Pilot's
interest, he may be directed by the CP office for reassessment, for termination of the
incapacity. If not presented for such purpose until receiving the full aptness opinion from
the JS ("Apt for Pilotage Service"), they cannot be assessed by an accredited physician.
When considered apt by a JS, their subsequent reassessments return to the accredited
physicians' sphere.
11) Inspected pilots showing signs, symptoms and/or confirmed diagnostics of
pathologies of remote potential for reversibility or requiring more than 24 months for full
recovery, cyclic diseases and those subject to exacerbation periods, are considered
definitively incapable for Pilotage Service. This decision does not require an ex-officio
review.
f) Ways of Conclusion
1) In cases of full aptness:
"Apt for the Pilotage Service".
2) In cases of temporary incapacity (exclusively by a JS):
Incapable temporarily for the Pilotage Service, for _____________ days.
3) In cases of definitive incapacity (exclusively by a JS):
"Incapable definitively for the Pilotage Service".
SECTION X
PILOTAGE NATIONAL COUNCIL - CONAPRA
0249 - PILOTAGE NATIONAL COUNCIL - CONAPRA
a) When so determined by the DPC, it will act as:
1) Assistant for control and monitoring of the Pilot's professional exercise and in
the provision of the Pilots Updating Course (ATPR);
2) Assistant for control and monitoring of the Pilotage Entities' professional
exercise;
3) Assistant as advisor/facilitator in regional arrangements on pilotage price
setup in the several ZP; and
4) Agent for homologation of pilot stations and Pilot Boat crews, and conduct of
inspections and expert survey reports for homologation of the Pilot Boat service.
SECTION XI
PILOTS UPDATING COURSE
0250 - PILOT UPDATING
a) The Pilot updating consists in realizing the Pilots' Updating Course (ATPR),
approved by the DPC, to meet Resolution A.960 (XXIII) of the International Maritime
Organization.
b) A Pilot should take the ATPR every five-year cycle, counted from its creation in
January 2005.
c) It is for the CONAPRA to control, manage and coordinate the ATPR. It shall
provide the DPC, annually until December 15, with the following information:
1) Eventual difficulties and discrepancies observed when applying the ATPR; and
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d) Upon conclusion of a five-year period, a Pilot who did not take the ATPR
becomes impeded from participation in the Pilot's Single Rotational Duty Roster, being
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CHAPTER 3
PILOT BOAT, SUPPORT BOAT AND PILOT STATION
SECTION I
PILOT BOAT
0301 - CHARACTERISTICS
a) The Pilot Boat should have characteristics of maneuverability, stability and
engine power allowing it to safely carry the pilot and approach a vessel for transshipment
(boat-vessel-boat).
b) The cruising speed should not be lower than 15 knots.
c) Pilot Boats should also have the following characteristics:
1) Length overall - greater than 9 m.
2) Length between perpendiculars - greater than 7 m.
3) Breadth - greater than 3 m.
4) Maximum draught - 1.5 m.
5) Displacement - greater than 5,000 kg.
6) Propulsion - 2 Diesel engines of minimum power 170 HP each, two shafts and
two propellers.
d) The profile, top and general arrangement views of a Pilot Boat are shown in
Annex 3-A.
0302 - VISUAL IDENTIFICATION
a) The boat's hull should be painted red, and the superstructure, white.
b) On both sides of the superstructure, abaft of the access to the steering cabin,
letter P should be painted, meaning Pilot ("Prtico"). A reflective black paint should be
used. The letters' minimum dimensions should be 30 cm high and 15 cm wide (Annex 3-A).
0303 - EQUIPMENT AND MATERIAL ALLOCATION OF THE BOATS
a) Navigation:
1) X-Band radar - one unit;
2) GP - one unit;
3) AIS - one unit (optional);
4) Echo sounder - one unit;
5) Magnetic compass - one unit;
6) Nautical charts of the ZP area - one unit each;
7) Parallel rulers and compasses - one unit each; and
8) Binoculars - one unit.
b) Communications:
1) HF, multi-frequency - one unit (optional);
2) VHF, fixed (w/optional digital selective call) - one unit;
3) VHF, portable - one unit; and
4) The boat may be equipped with another fixed VHF, with an independent
power supply, in replacement for the portable unit.
c) Publications and Boards:
1) International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, (RIPEAM-1972) one unit;
2) Board of Steering and Navigation Rules - one unit;
3) Board of Lights and Marks - one unit; and
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d) Salvage:
1) Lifesaving buoy with lantern - two units, located on the fore and aft bulkheads
of the steering cabin, or one on each side;
2) Inflatable raft class I or II - one unit per boat that operates in open sea (or the
use of a floating apparatus, if authorized by the CP office); and
3) Life jackets - a number equal to the boat's complement.
e) Aiding device for operations of personnel boarding and disembarking boatvessel-boat:
!) Rigging or boarding platform;
2) Boat hook - one unit;
3) Safety belt - one unit;
4) Fenders - one on each side; and
5) Spotlight of 300 to 500 yards reach, operated from inside the cabin, rotating
360 horizontally and up to 90 vertically - one unit.
0304 - UTILIZATION
The Pilot Boat is intended for the specific use of Pilotage Service. However, it may
be used in other activities when required by the Maritime Authority, such as help and
rescue operations or waterways traffic monitoring.
0305 - ALLOCATION
The minimum number of Pilot Boats will be that necessary to keep the
Pilotage Service with no interruption, and obliged to be permanently ready to act upon
request (24 h/day).
0306 - CREW QUALIFICATION AND LICENSING
a) Crewmembers of a Pilot Boat shall receive training for the operations of boarding
and disembarkation of the Pilot, to enhance their conditioning in eventual emergencies and
in the adoption of casualty prevention measures.
b) The Safe Manning Document (CTS) of a Pilot Boat will be filled with a Deck
Seafarer (MNC) and an Ordinary Seafarer (MOC).
c) After the training of crews, they shall be submitted to the necessary inspection
for homologation by the CONAPRA. The latter will issue an Homologation Certificate, valid
for four years, with a copy for the CP/DL/AG office.
d) The preparation of crews for boarding and disembarkation operations shall be
maintained by the persons responsible for the crews, through continuous training.
0307 - PILOT BOAT HOMOLOGATION
a) The CP office will homologate, within its jurisdiction, the Pilot Boat meeting the
requirements contained in items 0301, 0302 and 0303.
b) At any time, if the violation of a requirement is verified, the homologation
condition may be lost.
c) The homologation will be granted through a Pilot Boat Homologation Certificate,
Annex 3-B. The CP/DL/AG office will keep a record and file a 2ndcopy of the Certificate
granted.
d) The CONAPRA, with competence delegated by the DPC, will conduct the
necessary inspections and issue the expert survey reports pertinent to Pilot Boat
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SECTION II
PILOTAGE SUPPORT BOAT
0308 - UTILIZATION
a) The Pilotage Entities are authorized to use Pilotage Support Boats that enable
the transportation of Pilots to ships moored to berth, anchored or moored to buoy in
sheltered waters.
b) A Pilotage Support Boat will not replace, in any other condition, the Pilot Boat.
However, it may be used in other activities at discretion of the Pilotage Entity and when
required by the Maritime Authority, such as help and rescue operations or waterways traffic
monitoring.
0309 - VISUAL IDENTIFICATION
a) The Pilot Support Boat shall have the hull painted red and superstructure in
white.
b) On both sides of the superstructure, abaft of the access to the steering cabin,
letter P should be painted, meaning Pilot ("Prtico"). A reflective black paint should be
used. The letters' minimum dimensions should be 30 cm high and 15 cm wide (Annex 3-A).
0310 - EQUIPMENT AND MATERIAL ALLOCATION OF THE BOATS
a) The allocation required for this Boat should be equal to that determined for
inland water vessels, in accordance with the Maritime Authority Standards for Vessels
Operating in Inland Navigation - NORMAM02/DPC and existing NPCP/NPCF regulations.
b) It is mandatory to adopt an echo sounder, fixed VHF equipment and spotlight
with 300 to 500 yards reach, operated from inside the cabin, rotating 360 horizontally and
up to 90 vertically.
0311 - CREW QUALIFICATION AND LICENSING
The qualification of crews and their licensing should meet the provisions of item
0306.
0312 - PILOTAGE SUPPORT BOAT HOMOLOGATION
a) The CP office will homologate, within its jurisdiction, the service of the Pilotage
Support Boat
b) The CONAPRA, with competence delegated by the DPC, will conduct the
necessary inspections and issue the expert survey reports pertinent to the registration of a
Pilotage Support Boat.
SECTION III
PILOT STATION
0313 - OPERATIONAL STRUCTURE
a) The Pilot Station shall be structured to serve efficiently and uninterruptedly the
needs of a Pilotage Service.
b) An area for berthing the boats should be a part of its facilities. In places where,
due to regional characteristics, it is not possible to group together all the parts of its
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with reliable and sufficient communications means to ensure their operation as if they were
together.
c) The operational structure will also have appropriate facilities to lodge Pilots on
duty, as well as the crews of boats on standby.
a) The Pilot Station shall perform the control of ships that will use its services. Pilot
Services must be, compulsory, requested to the Pilot Station homologated in the respective
ZP, by the vessel Masters or their agents.
e) In cases of existing more than one Pilot Station, a coordination will be
established among the Pilotage Entities and ratified by the CP/DL/AG office so that only
one of the facilities is used as the ZP's Pilot Station responding to requests from vessels.
0314 - MINIMUM ALLOCATION OF MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT OF A PILOT
STATION
a) Communications
1) Telephone lines in sufficient number for the Service, one of them connected to
a fax machine;
2) Two marine VHF units, with digital selective call;
3) Portable VHF units in quantity corresponding to the number of Pilots and Pilot
Trainees on Duty Roster, capable of communicating with the Pilot Station, Pilot Boat,
vessel to be piloted and tugboat;
4) Bilingual radiotelephone operators (English-Portuguese) available 24 hours
uninterrupted; and
5) Emergency power devices, so that, in case of an area power blackout, the
communications are not interrupted.
b) Meteorological Equipment
1) Anemometer;
2) High-low registering thermometer; and
3) Barometer.
c) Ready-to-Use Publications
1) International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (RIPEAM);
2) Nautical Almanac;
3) Tide Tables;
4) Sailing Directions;
5) List of Lighthouses;
6) List of Radio-Aids;
7) Beaufort Scale Table;
8) International Code of Signals (CIS);
9) Embratel Coastal Stations List;
10) Updated Nautical Charts of the entire ZP and adjacent areas;
11) Notices to Mariners;
12) Parallel ruler and compasses for position plotting;
13) Board with the ZP nautical chart showing: ZP delimiting points, Pilot waiting
points, anchorage points, quarantine areas and other relevant points;
14) Standards and Procedures (NPCP/NPCF) of the CP office of jurisdiction over
the ZP;
15) Port Authority Regulating Standards;
16) Waterways Traffic Safety Law (LESTA);
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d) Salvage Material
A quantity of life jackets equivalent to the number of Pilots and Pilot Trainees,
increased by 20%.
0315 - HOMOLOGATION OF A PILOT STATION
a) The CONAPRA, with competence delegated by the DPC, will conduct the
necessary inspections and homologate the Pilot Station(s), through a Pilot Station
Homologation Certificate (Annex 3-C), with a copy for the CP/DL/AG office.
b) At any time, a non-compliance regarding any item mentioned above may imply
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CHAPTER 4
PILOTAGE AREAS
0401 - PILOTAGE AREA
Means the geographic area delimited by force of local peculiarities impairing the
free and safe movement of a vessel, requiring the constitution and uninterrupted
functioning of a Pilotage Service in the area. It is for the DPC to establish the Z P's.
0402 - LIST OF PILOTAGE AREAS
The ZP's and their geographic limits are listed in Annex 4-A.
0403 - PILOT WAITING POINT
The geographic coordinates of Pilot Waiting Points are listed in Annex 4-B.
0404 - COMPULSORY OR OPTIONAL PILOTAGE
a) The waterway tracts, ports and terminals where the Pilotage Service is
compulsory are listed in Annex 4-C.
b) The waterway tracts per ZP where the Pilotage Service is optional, observing the
exceptions for vessels of certain characteristics, are listed in Annex 4-D.
c) The following vessels are released from using Pilotage Service:
1) Those classified exclusively to operate in inland navigation and flying the
Brazilian flag;
2) Those of Brazilian flag and GT up to 2,000, of any type;
3) Those of foreign flag and GT up to 2,000, if meeting the following
requirements:
(a) Hired by a Brazilian company with headquarters and management in the
country; and
(b) Commanded by a Brazilian seafarer.
4) Those operating in maritime support, as defined in article
3 paragraph I, subparagraph c) of RLESTA, with GT up to 3,000, if meeting the following
requirements:
(a) Flying the Brazilian flag. If of a foreign flag, those hired by a Brazilian
company with headquarters and management in the country; and commanded by Brazilian
seafarers;
(b) Having auxiliary maneuvering equipment, such as: bow thruster, stern
thruster, azimuth propulsion or similar;
(c) Carrying a DGPS; and
(d) Carrying and active AIS.
5) Those operating in maritime support, as defined in article
3 paragraph I, subparagraph c of RLESTA, with GT above 3,000 and up to 5,000, if
meeting the requirements listed in paragraph 4 above and indicated by name in Ordinance
from the Director of Ports and Coasts specifying the ports and private terminals (TUP) valid
for this grant.
6) Vessels with GT over 2,000, engaged in dredging operation, if meeting the
following requirements:
(a) Flying the Brazilian flag. If of a foreign flag, those hired by a Brazilian
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Brazilian seafarers;
(b) The course is set between the dredging area and the dumping area;
(c) After training with a Pilot, for at least five pilotage navigation round
trips between the dredging area and the dumping area; and
(d) After a compulsory consultation with the Pilot Station regarding the
sequence of maneuvers to follow for entering and exiting the port and within the ZP.
7) Those classified as Oil Tanker, with GT up to 3,000, if meeting the following
requirements:
(a) Flying the Brazilian flag. If of a foreign flag, those hired by a Brazilian
company with headquarters and management in the country; and commanded by Brazilian
seafarers;
(b) Having auxiliary maneuvering equipment, such as: bow thruster, stern
thruster, azimuth propulsion or similar;
(c) Carrying a DGPS; and
(d) Carrying and active AIS.
d) Vessels of gross tonnage (GT) over 500, with optional pilotage, must
compulsorily report their movements within the ZP to the Pilot Station, aiming at the
waterways traffic control and safety.
e) The table of Annex 4-E shows the circumstances where hiring the Pilotage
Service is compulsory or optional.
0405 - EXTINCTION OF A ZP
In the eventuality of extinction of a ZP, the Pilots may be assigned to another ZP, at
the sole discretion of the DPC. They will be subject to follow the Pilot Trainee Qualifying
Program and later to take the Pilot Licensing Exam, as provided for in Chapter 2 of these
Standards.
0406 - PILOTAGE SERVICE IN VESSELS OF PERUVIAN AND COLOMBIAN FLAGS IN
BRAZILIAN JURISDICTIONAL WATERS
a) All vessels navigating in Brazilian jurisdictional waters are subject to the
Brazilian laws.
b) The Pilotage Service in Brazilian jurisdictional waters is performed exclusively by
Pilots of Brazilian nationality.
c) Vessels of Peruvian or Colombian flag with GT over 2000 will use, compulsorily,
the Brazilian Pilotage Service.
d) The use of Pilotage Service will be optional for vessels of Peruvian or Colombian
flag with GT 2000 or lower and maximum draught compatible with values established by
the Brazilian Maritime Authority as a function of the navigability of rivers in the region, in
tracts under national jurisdiction.
e) The value vessels of Peruvian or Colombian flag will be charged for using the
Pilotage Service is limited to the greatest value charged to Brazilian vessels for the same
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CHAPTER 5
PILOTAGE SERVICE FEES
0501 - VALUE SETTING
a) To ensure the permanent availability of Pilotage Service, an essential activity,
the DPC may determine the fees for services if there was no agreement between customer
and provider.
b) For value setting, the DPC will form a Commission to elaborate a study for each
specific case.
c) In the course of its work, the Commission will always pursue an agreement
between the parties. If failing, it will then proceed with an internal administrative noncontentious process, issuing upon completion a detailed report containing suggestions of
fee values to be determined by a DPC final decision.
d) The fee values set by the DPC will be of a temporary nature, and not applicable
to agreements in force or made in the future. It is not intended to replace the parties in the
setting of price setup, but only to ensure the uninterrupted provision of the Pilotage Service.
The parties should always pursue an agreement regarding values considered fair by both.
e) The DPC may further establish a Commission for discussing matters related to
Pilotage Service fees, seeking to improve the systematic used to set these fees, always
aiming at ensuring the navigation safety. At the discretion of the DPC, representatives of
sectors involved may be invited to join this Commission.
0502 - FOREIGN WARSHIPS AND STATE SHIPS VISITING BRAZILIAN PORTS IN
PEACE TIME
a) In principle, the Brazilian Navy adopts the reciprocity criterion to offer privileges
to foreign warships and State ships visiting Brazilian ports in peacetime, when not engaged
in commercial visits.
b) When a Pilotage Entity is assigned to assist a foreign warship or State ship, it
shall previously and formally consult the CP/DL/AG office about providing privileges and
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SYLLABUS FOR WRITTEN AND PRACTICAL-ORAL TESTS OF THE SELECTIVE
PROCESS TO THE PILOT TRAINEE CATEGORY
I - SHIP MANEUVERABILITY
Addresses the behavior of hull and rudder(s) when interacting with the propelling
system(s) in a given environment.
It is important to understand the causes leading to the ship's movement, for a perfect
understanding of the ability it may have to perform a given maneuver. The perfect
knowledge about mathematical calculations related to this issue is not required.
1 - Resistance to the Ship's Displacement
- Frictional resistance.
- Wave resistance.
- Resistances from disturbance in the current lines due to the shape of the hull and
its appendices.
- Resistance due to the wave-breaking phenomenon.
- Air and wind resistance.
- Additional resistance due to waves.
- Effects of draught variation on the ship's resistances.
- Effects of shallow waters on the ship's resistances.
2 - Ships Propulsion and Propellers
- Propulsion definition.
- Propulsion theory.
- Interaction between hull and propeller.
- Geometry of the screw propeller.
- Cavitation.
- Propeller types.
- Action of a partially submerged propeller.
3 - Control Surfaces (rudders)
- Rudder geometry.
- Lift and drag principle: rudder forces and moments.
- Principles of flow around the ship's rudder.
- Influence of the rudder aspect ratio.
- Actuation differences between a fixed-structure rudder and a flap-type rudder.
- Hull shape influence on the rudder action.
4 - Ships Controllability
- Steering stability.
- Standard maneuvers.
- Ship's stability and control.
- Analysis of a vessel's steering capability.
- Acceleration forward and backward in a ship.
- Stopping a ship.
- Distances and ratios between time and speed for stopping a ship.
- Stopping a ship with freedom to yaw.
- Rudder cycling maneuver.
- Effects and characteristics of the engine and its yawing dynamics.
- Coasting maneuver.
- Auxiliary equipment for stopping a ship.
- Environmental effects:
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a) Winds.
b) Currents.
c) Waves.
d) Steering stability with the environmental effects:
e) Ship's interaction with:
I) Shallow waters;
II) Banks;
III) Narrow channels; and
IV) Other ships.
II - SEAMANSHIP
1) Steering of ships of one or more propellers and one or two rudders.
2) Berthing and unberthing maneuvers.
3) Maneuvers of anchoring, lifting up, mooring, dragging, buoy mooring and
unmooring.
4) Maneuver using tugboat(s).
5) Change of berth (bitt maneuver), considering local currents.
6) Towing.
7) Ship's nomenclature.
8) Ships' classification.
9) Cables.
10) Seaman works.
11) Mooring
12) Blocks, running gear and accessories.
13) Steering gear.
14) Ground tackle.
15) Stability, tonnage, displacement.
III - NAVIGATION IN RESTRICTED WATERS
1) Nautical and navigation instruments.
2) Naval kinematics (including interpretation of data provided by ARPA).
3) Nautical Chart.
4) Pilotage navigation.
5) Safety navigation.
6) Navigation under current.
7) Navigation under severe weather.
8) River navigation.
9) Bathymetric navigation.
10) Tides and tide currents.
11) Course planning in restricted waters (Passage planning).
12) Vessel maneuvering in restricted waters (Executing the Plan; Monitoring the
ships progress; Teamwork; and Navigating with integrated bridge and
electronic chart systems).
13) Navigation with Pilot on board.
14) Pilots' boarding and disembarkation.
15) Pilot operational procedures.
16) Bridge management.
17) Contingencies.
18) Use of bridge equipment:
a) Odometer;
b) Radar;
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d) Anemometer e anemoscope;
e) Barometer;
f) GPS and DGPS;
g) Electronic Chart and ECDIS;
h) Doppler Sonar;
i) Automatic Identification System (AIS); and
j) Dynamic Positioning Systems (notions and basic concepts).
IV - LAWS AND REGULATIONS
1) LESTA and RLESTA - Waterways Traffic Safety Law and its Regulating Decree.
2) Law providing for the Maritime Tribunal and regulations about reporting and
investigation of facts and casualties in the maritime, river and lake navigation.
3) Administrative Inquiries on Casualties and Facts of Navigation.
4) Freeboard and intact stability.
5) International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea.
6) Special regulations for preventing collisions in the inland navigation.
7) Vessel traffic and permanence in Brazilian Jurisdictional Waters.
8) Pilotage Service in Brazil.
9) Navigation aids.
10) Knowledge and use of nautical publications of the DHN.
11) Merchant Navy Ceremonial.
12) Brazilian Maritime Authority's structure.
13) Marine Search and Rescue Service (SAR) in Brazil.
14) Vessel Traffic System (VTS).
V - METEOROLOGY AND OCEANOGRAPHY
1) Interaction of meteorological elements.
2) Air circulation.
3) Hadley's cell.
4) Visibility at sea.
5) Humid fog.
6) Cloudiness.
7) Cumulus-nimbus clouds.
8) Tropical systems.
9) Front systems.
10) Interpretation of the Navy meteorological bulletin.
11) Interpretation of sea-level pressure charts.
12) Interpretation of satellite images (IR).
13) Tides.
14) Tide-current charts.
15) Density currents and coastal currents.
16) Waves.
17) Interpretation of wave-generating areas.
18) Climatology.
19) Pilot charts.
20) Meteorological navigation.
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VI - COMMUNICATIONS
1) Standard vocabulary of maritime navigation.
2) International Code of Signals.
3) Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS).

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SUGGESTED BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR WRITTEN AND PRACTICAL-ORAL TESTS
OF THE SELECTIVE PROCESS TO THE PILOT TRAINEE CATEGORY
I - SHIP MANEUVERABILITY
1) CRENSHAW, RUSSEL SYDNOR Naval Ship handling.
Chapter 2 Forces Affecting the Ship
2) LEWIS, EDWARD V. Principles of Naval Architecture, SNAME (The Society of
Naval Architects and Marine Engineers) Vol. II & III.
VOLUME II
Chapter V Resistance Sections 1, 3, 4 and 5
- Introduction
- Frictional Resistance
- Wave-Making Resistance
- Other Components of Resistance
Chapter VI Propulsion Sections 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 10
- Powering of Ships
- Theory of Propeller Action
- Interaction between Hull and Propeller
- Geometry of the Screw Propeller
- Cavitation
- Other propulsion devices (jet propulsion, paddle wheels, vertical-axis
propellers, controllable-pitch propellers, tandem and contra rotating propellers,
super-cavitation propellers and overlapping propellers)
VOLUME III
Chapter IX Controllability Sections 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 12, 13 and 14
- Introduction
- Motion Stability
- Analysis of Course Keeping and Controls-fixed Stability
- Stability and Control
- Analysis of Turning Ability
- Accelerating, Stopping and Backing
- Effects of the Environment
- Vessel Waterway Interactions
- Hydrodynamics of Control Surfaces
Geometry, Forces and Moments
Flow around a Ships Rudder
Scale Effects
Effect of Aspect Ratio
Free-stream Characteristics of All-Movable Low Aspect-Ratio Control
Surfaces.
Influence of Hull Shape on Effective Aspect Ratio of All-Movable Control
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3) SQUAT INTERACTION MANOEUVERING - The Nautical Institute.
II - SEAMANSHIP (SHIP HANDLING)
1) FONSECA, MAURLIO M. - Arte Naval. Rio de Janeiro - SDM.
- Chapter 1 - Ship's Nomenclature.
- Chapter 2 - Ship's Geometry.
- Chapter 7 - Cables.
- Chapter 8 - Seaman's Works.
- Chapter 9 - Blocks, Running Gear and Accessories.
- Chapter 10 - Ground Tackle.
- Chapter 11 - Steering Gear, Masting and Cargo Gear.
- Chapter 12 - Ship's Maneuvering.
2) MacELREVEY, DANIEL H. & MacELVERY, DANIEL E. - Ship handling for the
Mariner. CORNELL MARITIME PRESS.
3) HENSEN, Capt. HENK, FNI - Tug use in Port, a Practical Guide - THE NAUTICAL
INSTITUTE.
4) FRAGOSO, OTVIO A. and CAJATY, MARCELO - Port Tugboats - CONAPRA.
III - NAVIGATION IN RESTRICTED WATERS
1) SWIFT, Capt. A. J., FNI & BAILEY, Capt. T.J., FNI - Bridge Team Management, a
Practical Guide - THE NAUTICAL INSTITUTE.
2) MIGUENS, ALTINEU PIRES - Navigation: Science and Art - Rio de Janeiro.
DHN - Volumes I and III. (available at www.dhn.mar.mil.br).
VOLUME - I
- Chapter 1 - The Navigation's General Problem.
- Chapter 2 - Cartographic Projections: The Nautical Chart.
- Chapter 3 - Nautical Compasses: Conversions of Courses and Bearings.
- Chapter 4 - Position at Sea: Coastal Navigation.
- Chapter 5 - Estimated Navigation.
- Chapter 6 - Position Plotting through Successive Bearings.
- Chapter 7 - Use of Safety Position Lines.
- Chapter 8 - Use of the Ship's Tactical Data when Navigating in
Restricted
Waters.
- Chapter 10 - Tides and Tide-Currents; Ocean Currents.
- Chapter 11 - Nautical Instruments.
- Chapter 12 - Navigation-Aid Publications.
- Chapter 14 - Radar Navigation.
VOLUME - III
- Chapter 37 - Satellite Navigation.
- Chapter 38 - Other Navigation Systems and Modern Techniques.
- Chapter 40 - Navigability of Rivers.
- Chapter 42 - Navigation under Severe Weather..

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3) INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANIZATION - IMO - Resolution No A.917(22) Guidelines for the Onboard Operational use of Ship borne Automatic Identification
Systems (AIS).
4) INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANIZATION - IMO - Resolution No A.817(19) Performance Standards for Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems
(ECDIS).
5) INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANIZATION - IMO - Resolution No A.889(21) Pilot Transfer Arrangements.
6) INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANIZATION - IMO - MSC/Circ. 645 - Guidelines
for Vessels with Dynamic Positioning Systems (DP-systems).
7) INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANIZATION - IMO - Resolution No A.960(23) Recommendations on Training and Certification and Operational Procedures
for Maritime Pilots other than Deep-sea Pilots.
IV - LAWS AND REGULATIONS
1) NORMAM-01/DPC - BRAZIL. Directorate of Ports and Coasts. Maritime Authority
Standards for Vessels Used in Open-Sea Navigation. Chapter 7: Freeboard and
Intact Stability. Items: 0701 to 0703 and 0710 to 0714.
2) NORMAM-02/DPC - Maritime Authority Standards for Vessels Used in Inland
Navigation. Chapter 11: Special Regulations for Preventing Collisions in the
Inland Navigation.
3) NORMAM-08/DPC - Maritime Authority Standards for Vessel Traffic and
Permanence in Brazilian Jurisdictional Waters.
4) NORMAM-09/DPC Maritime Authority Standards for Administrative Inquiries
on Casualties and Facts of Navigation.
5) NORMAM-12/DPC Maritime Authority Standards for the Pilotage Service.
6) NORMAM-17/DHN - Maritime Authority Standards for Navigation Aids.
7) NORMAM-22/DPC - Maritime Authority Standards for Ceremonial in the
Merchant Navy.
8) NORMAM-26/DPC - Vessel Traffic Service.
9) Brazil. Law No. 2,180 of February 05, 1954. Provides for the Maritime Tribunal.
10) Brazil. Law No. 9,537 of December 11, 1997. Provides for the Safety of
Waterways Traffic in Waters under National Jurisdiction (LESTA).
11) Brazil. Decree No. 2,596 of May 18, 1998. Approves the Regulations of
Waterways Traffic Safety in Waters under National Jurisdiction (RLESTA).

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ANNEX 2-B
12) Brazil. Ordinance No. 156/MB of July 03, 2004. Establishes the structure of the
Maritime Authority and delegates competence to the holders of General and
Sectorial Direction Bodies and other military organizations of the Navy, for the
performance of specified activities.
13) CONVENTION OF THE INTERNATIONAL REGULATIONS FOR PREVENTING
COLLISIONS AT SEA, 1972 - COLREG - International Maritime Organization IMO
14) Nautical Publications from the Directorate of Hydrography and Navigation (DHN)
listed below:
- Nautical Charts;
- Chart # 12,000 (Symbols, Abbreviations and Terms);
- Notices to Mariners;
- Sailing Directions;
- List of Lighthouses;
- List of Radio-aids;
- Tide Tables;
- Tide-current Charts; and
- Pilot Charts.
15)

Marine Search and Rescue


www.salvamarbrasil.mar.mil.br).

Service

(SAR)

in

Brazil.

(available

at

V - METEOROLOGY AND OCEANOGRAPHY


1) LOBO, PAULO ROBERTO VALGAS and SOARES, CARLOS ALBERTO Meteorology and Oceanography - Rio de Janeiro - DHN.
VI - COMMUNICATIONS
1) IMO STANDARD MARINE COMMUNICATION PHRASES. Resolution No.
A.918(22) from the International Maritime Organization - IMO.
2) BRAZIL. Directorate of Ports and Coasts. GENERAL RADIO OPERATOR
SPECIAL COURSE MANUAL - Rio de Janeiro - (available at www.dpc.mar.mil.br):
- Unit 1 - Principles of Marine Radio Communications (1.1 through 1.4, 1.7 and
1.8); and
- Unit 3 - GMDSS (3.1 through 3.6, 3.8, 3.10, 3.10.1, 3.10.2, 3.10.4 and 3.10.6).
3) INTERNATIONAL CODE OF SIGNALS - International Maritime Organization IMO. Chapters, Sections and Appendices relevant to the Selective Process, listed
below:
a) CHAPTERS I through V, VII, VIII, X, XI, XII;
b) GENERAL SECTION
I - Distress - emergency
Abandon
Assistance
Distress
Search and Rescue
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Survivors
II - Casualties damages
Collision
Fire explosion
Towing tugs
III - Aids to navigation
Canal channel fairway
Dangers to navigation
IV - Maneuvers
V - Miscellaneous
Pilot
c) MEDICAL SECTION (Instructions)
I - Request for Medical assistance - Chapter I
d) APPENDICES
1 - Distress signals
2 - Table of signaling flags
4 - Radiotelephone procedures
NOTES:
1)

The suggested bibliography does not limit or exhaust the subjects contained in
the syllabus, being just a guidance for the candidate. It will be for him/her to
choose whatever is more adequate for the study of subjects relevant to the
written and practical-oral tests.
2) The Selective Process Notice will indicate the edition of items listed in this
suggested bibliography.

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ANNEX 2-C

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ANNEX 2-D

STATEMENT OF SATISFACTORY ASSESSMENT IN A PILOT


TRAINEE QUALIFYING PROGRAM

I hereby Declare, for the purpose of a Pilot Licensing Exam request, that
the Pilot Trainee

, CIR No.

, of the ZP

, followed in this Pilotage

Entity the Pilot Trainee Qualifying Program, in conformity with provisions of the Maritime
Authority Standards for the Pilotage Service NORMAM-12/DPC and the NPCP/NPCF,
being his/her performance deemed as satisfactory, and being apt to request the
Pilot Licensing Exam.

Signature of the Pilotage Entity's Legal Representative

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ANNEX 2-E

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Rev 1

ANNEX 2-F
MINIMUM NUMBER OF PILOTAGE OPERATIONS FOR THE
LICENSE MAINTENANCE

PILOTAGE

ZP

Amap
Amazonas
Par
Maranho
Cear
Rio Grande do
Norte
Paraba
Pernambuco
Alagoas

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10

Sergipe

11

Bahia

12
13

Esprito Santo

14

Rio de Janeiro

15

So Paulo

16

Paran

17
18
21
22
19

Santa Catarina
Rio Grande do
Sul

20

(3)

ZP

Fazendinha (AP)-Itacoatiara (AM)


Itacoatiara (AM)-Tabatinga (AM)
Belm and Vila do Conde Port Complex
Itaqui, Alumar and Ponta da Madeira
Fortaleza and Pecm
Areia Branca
Natal
Cabedelo
Recife and Suape
Macei and Chemical Terminal
Redes and Incio Barbosa Terminal
(TMIB)
Salvador, Ports and Terminals of Baa de
Todos os Santos
Ilhus
Vitria, Tubaro, Praia Mole, Barra do
Riacho and Ubu
Rio de Janeiro, Niteri, Sepetiba, Ilha
Guaba, Ilha Grande (TEBIG), Angra dos
Reis, and Forno, Au(2), Barra do Furado(2)
and Maca(2)
Santos, Baixada Santista So Sebastio and
TEBAR
Paranagu and Antonina
So Francisco do Sul
Itaja and Navegantes
Imbituba
Rio Grande
Lagoon of Patos, Rivers, Ports and
Inland Terminals

MINIMUM No. OF
OPERATIONS PER
MONTH SEMESTER
1
10
2
15
5
35
7
45
9
50
1
6
3
15
2
15
8
45
6
35
2

10

50

10

50

10

50

10

50

10
7
7
4
10

50
40
40
25
50

12

NOTES: 1) According to these Standards' item 0238, subparagraph a), the licensing
maintenance plan detailing will be shown in the NPCP/NPCF, including the
necessary maneuvers for tracts, ports and terminals.
2) After the ports are set up.
3) Other ports will, in due time, be added to the respective ZP's.

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ANEXO 2-G
MARINHA DO BRASIL
NOME DA OM
COMPROVANTE DE FAINA DE PRATICAGEM
Declaro, para fim de comprovao junto Autoridade Martima Brasileira, que o
navio

IRIN

Prtico

_____________________________________________________

identificou, nas fainas de

que

se

(ATRACAO, DESATRACAO, SINGRADURA)

(discriminar trecho)
/

foi atendido pelo

, no

no perodo de

(PORTO OU TERMINAL)
_(HORA)

em
.

Participaram como assistentes os seguintes Prticos, devidamente identificados:

Ocorrncias e Observaes:

A declarao acima expresso da verdade.


(Local e Data)
(MASTER)
BRAZILIAN NAVY
HARBORMASTER OFFICE OF THE STATE OF
PROOF OF PILOTAGE OPERATION
I hereby Declare, for purposes of verifying before the Brazilian Maritime Authority,
that the ship _______________________________________________________
IRIN ____________ has been assisted by the Pilot _____________
______________________________________ who identified himself, in maneuvers of
____________ (BERTHING, UNBERTHING, NAVIGATION_______________________
,
at the
(PORT
TERMINAL)
on
/
/
period) _________ through . The following Pilots, duly
identified, participated as assistants:

Occurrences and Notes:

The above statement is truthful.


(Place and Date)
(MASTER)
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ANNEX 2-H
BRAZILIAN NAVY
(NAME OF OFFICE)

PROOF OF PILOTAGE OPERATION PERFORMED BY A MASTER

I hereby Declare, for purposes of verifying before the Brazilian Maritime Authority, that the
ship

______________________________________

IRIN

___________________

had her operations of ________________________________________________

, at

(BERTHING, UNBERTHING, NAVIGATION) (discriminate tract)

the _____________________________________

on

in the period

(PORT OR TERMINAL)

of __________________ through _____________

followed/performed by her

(DATE/TIME)

Master

(CATEGORY AND NAME)

____________________________________________________

with assistance by the following Pilot(s), duly identified:

Assessment and Notes:

The above statement is truthful.

(Place and Date)

(Pilot)

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ANNEX 2-I
PILOT COMPLEMENT PER PILOTAGE AREA

STATE

ZP

ZP(2)

COMPLEM

Amap
Amazonas
Par
Maranho
Cear
Rio Grande do
Norte
Paraba
Pernambuco
Alagoas
Sergipe

Esprito Santo

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14

160
45
36
33
15
04
06
04
18
06
05
33
03
31

Rio de Janeiro

15

So Paulo
Paran

16
17
18
21
22
19
20

Fazendinha (AP)-Itacoatiara (AM)


Itacoatiara (AM)-Tabatinga (AM)
Belm and Vila do Conde Port Complex and adjacencies
Itaqui, Alumar and Ponta da Madeira
Fortaleza and Pecm
Areia Branca
Natal
Cabedelo
Recife and Suape
Macei and Chemical Terminal
Redes and Incio Barbosa Sea Terminal (TMIB)
Salvador, Ports and Terminals of Baa de Todos os Santos
Ilhus
Vitria, Tubaro, Praia Mole, Barra do Riacho and Ubu
Rio de Janeiro, Niteri, Sepetiba, Ilha Guaba, Ilha Grande
(TEBIG), Angra dos Reis, and Forno, Au(1), Barra do
Furado(1) and Maca(1)
Santos, Baixada Santista, So Sebastio and TEBAR
Paranagu and Antonina
So Francisco do Sul
Itaja and Navegantes
Imbituba
Rio Grande
Lagoon of Patos, Rivers, Ports and Inland Terminals

Bahia

Santa Catarina
Rio Grande do
Sul

65
65
33
13
17
06
26
09

1) After the ports are set up.


2) Other ports will, in due time, be added to the respective ZP's.

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ANNEX 2-J
PILOT'S MEDICAL AND PSYCHOPHYSICAL ASSESSMENT
REPORT
CONFIDENTIAL AFTER COMPLETED
DOCUMENT REQUIRED BY MARITIME AUTHORITY STANDARDS FOR THE
PILOTAGE SERVICE - NORMAM-12/DPC
1. In case the physician needs further information, contact the Directorate of Ports and
Coasts, 4 Tefilo Otoni Street Downtown - RJ, phones (021) 2104.5207/ 2104.5208 and
Fax (021) 2104.5217.
2. Main purposes of the Report:
(1) Determine if the assessed professional Pilot meets the minimum requirements and is
physically capable to perform a Pilot's services.
(2) Ensure that the medical assessment is conducted by a physician accredited to
check the necessary information.
3. Routine to follow based on the information:
(1) This form becomes part of the assessment file as documentary evidence that the
regular medical and psychophysical requirements have been met and the professional
Pilot is physically capable of bearing the Competent Certificate.
(2) This information becomes a documentary part and is subject of being reviewed by
the competent federal bodies.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE ACCREDITED PHYSICIAN OR HEALTH BOARD
THE BRAZILIAN NAVY, following Law No. 9,537 of December 11, 1997, regulated by
Decree No. 2,596 of May 18, 1998 and by the Maritime Authority Standards for the
Pilotage Service NORMAM-12/DPC, is obliged to follow up regularly the medical
situation of a professional certified and licensed as Pilot.
In this assessment, the physician shall certify that the Pilot is physically and mentally
capable of meeting the demand of pilotage service, observing the following parameters:
CONDITIONS TO BE OBSERVED BY THE PHYSICIAN:
1. Be physically and mentally fit for executing the hard and often times dangerous
services, in an effective and safe manner;
2. Have enough agility, as well as resistance and good health, for the manning of ships at
sea coming from a small boat, in different weather conditions that may cause violent
motion of the vessel. Be capable of climbing vertical ladders, often times as high as six or
more decks until reaching the bridge. Be apt to enter compartments passing through
doors with sills 66 cm high on average and be able to stand for long periods;
3. Be alert for sudden and unexpected dangers to navigation and have adequate ability
to react and maneuver, overcoming those dangers;
4. Have adequate vision in both eyes, in accordance with parameters established in
NORMAM-12/DPC, to be completely aware all the time of possible dangers to navigation
that may arise from any direction;
5. Have adequate hearing capacity, especially for perceiving and distinguishing fog
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by ships, in order to execute a quick and correct maneuvering decision under poor
visibility;
6. Do not present any condition implying sudden incapacity or requiring medication that
impairs the reaction or judgment timing;
7. It is important to stress that the Pilot has to care not only for his/her own safety, but
also, while being on board, to assist the ship's Master regarding the safety and well-being
of crew and passengers, besides the cargoes and boats;
8. Each Pilot should be assessed individually. However, chronic health problems left
without treatment or ignored by the Pilot, that may bring risk to the ship and crew, shall
be considered by the examining physician when assessing the examined person's
physical and mental conditions;
9. During the Pilot's medical assessment, the standards and criteria defined in
NORMAM-12/DPC Section VIII will be observed;
10. If the assessed pilot does not meet the minimum requirements or presents a medical
condition impeding the exercise of pilotage, the accredited physician shall suggest the
Harbormaster of jurisdiction over the ZP to direct the Pilot to a Brazilian Navy Health
Board;
11. The request for supplementary exams will be at the accredited physician's discretion,
with freedom to request any exams deemed necessary in accordance with the
anamnesis and clinical exam, age bracket, demands from the pilotage service and
provisions of NORMAM-12/DPC. The medical assessment expenses incurred will be at
the Pilot's account, or at the pilotage company's account if being the case. The clinical
analysis exams will be valid for three (3) months. Other exams will be valid at the
accredited physician's discretion, if not having subsidized a previous assessment.

Physician's Signature
and
Stamp with CRM number.

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ANNEX 2-J

PILOT'S MEDICAL ASSESSMENT REPORT


FIELD I (to be filled by the Pilot)
IDENTIFICATION:
Full name:

__

ID Card No:
of Birth:

Issued by:
/

Place of Birth:

CPF:

Date

Full address:

FILLING INSTRUCTIONS:
A) This Annex must not contain erasures, and fields left blank must be nullified;
B) Information below to be hand filled by the Pilot, dated and signed;
1) Do you make regular use (daily and prescribed by physician) or occasionally, of medication for any
health condition under treatment or investigation? ( ) No ( ) Yes* Which one(s)?
2) Do you present any disease or condition you deem as important for the assessing physician to know
regarding the activity you are realizing or intending to (pilotage)?
( ) No
( ) Yes*
Which one(s)?
3) Are you presently undergoing any medical treatment?
Which one(s)?

( ) No

( ) Yes*

4) Do you make regular use of alcohol or any illicit psychoactive substance (drugs)?
( ) Yes* Which one(s)?

( ) No

5) Since your last medical assessment, have you been facing any difficulty in the exercise of the
pilotage activity?
( ) No
( ) Yes*
6) Additional information deemed as important for the assessing physician to know regarding the
pilotage activity's demands:

I, Pilot of ZP ______________________________________________________

declare

that all the above statements, as well as all the information to be provided by me are complete and true,
to the extent of my utmost knowledge.

Place and date

Pilot's Signature

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PILOT'S MEDICAL ASSESSMENT REPORT
PILOT'S FULL NAME:
BIOMETRY:
Weight:

(kg) Height:

(cm) Eye Color:

Hair Color:
2

Body Mass Index (IMC):

(IMC= Weight/Height )

Identification Marks:
Blood Pressure:

(mmHg) Cardiac Frequency:

(bpm)

VISION:
Visual Acuity: VA RE without correction:

VA RE with correction:

VA LE without correction:
Use of corrective lenses:

( ) Yes

Pair of spare lenses:

) Yes

VA LE with correction:
(

) No
) No

Color discrimination test: ISHIRAHA No. of plates:

No. of hits:

No. of errors:

Additional color discrimination test:


Test used:
Result for colors red and green:
discriminate)

(discriminates/does not

HEARING
Right

Left
250
500
1000
2000
3000
4000
6000
8000

Right ear:
dB
dB
Speech Recognition Index (IRF):
%
dB
Disyll.:
%
dB

Left ear: V.A


dB V.O

V.A
V.O

dB
Speech Recognition Index (IRF): Mono:
Mono:
%
dB
Disyll.:
%
dB

Speech Recognition Threshold (LRF):


(LRF): RE:

Speech Recognition Threshold


dB
LE: dB

Professional performing the exam w/ Class Reg. No.:


Date of Exam:

_/

_/

Place of Exam:

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ANNEX 2-J
PILOT'S MEDICAL ASSESSMENT REPORT
PILOT'S FULL NAME:
ANAMNESIS:
History of Present Disease (HDA):

History of Previous Pathology (HPP):

MEDICATIONS IN USE AND DOSES:

CLINICAL EXAM:
Cardiovascular System:
Respiratory System:
Abdomen and genitourinary:
Appendicular skeleton:
Neurological:
Gynecological:
Psychiatric:
Other:

ADDITIONAL CLINICAL ANALYSIS EXAMS:


Complete hemogram with platelet count:

( ) Normal

( ) Abnormal*

Abnormal elements and sediments (EAS)

( ) Normal

( ) Abnormal*

Glucose:
Uric acid:
Triglycerides:

Glycosylate hemoglobin**:
Total cholesterol:

Urea:
HDL cholesterol:

Creatinine:
LDL cholesterol:

PSA:

Other:
(*) the abnormality found shall be recorded below;
(**) if necessary for checking the adequate metabolic control of a diabetic.

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ANNEX 2-J
PILOT'S MEDICAL ASSESSMENT REPORT
PILOT'S FULL NAME:
OTHER EXAMS AND RESULTS DEEMED NECESSARY BY THE ASSESSMENT
PHYSICIAN:

ASSESSMENT RESULT (field to be filled only by the accredited physician):


( ) Apt for the pilotage activity.
( ) Shall be submitted for further assessment by a JS from the MB (decay)*.
(*) Motive of decay:

Physician's full name: CRM


Registration No:
ST:
Contact phone:
Office address:

Place and date

Physician's Signature
Stamp

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ANNEX 2-J
PILOT'S MEDICAL ASSESSMENT REPORT
PILOT'S FULL NAME:
ASSESSMENT RESULT (field to be filled only by the JS from the MB): ( ) Apt for the
pilotage service.
( ) Incapable temporarily for the pilotage service, for

days.

( ) Incapable definitively for the pilotage service.


TECHNICAL EXPERTISE CONSIDERATIONS REGARDING THE REPORT ISSUED:

JS President (stamp and signature)

JS Member (stamp and signature)

JS Member (stamp and signature)

JS Member (stamp and signature)

JS Member (stamp and signature)


Place, JS, date:

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ANNEX 3-A
STANDARD PILOTAGE SERVICE BOAT
SIDE, FRONT AND TOP VIEWS

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ANNEX 3-A

STANDARD PILOTAGE SERVICE BOAT


GENERAL ARRANGEMENT

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ANNEX 3-B

CERTIFICATE No.

FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF BRAZIL


BRAZILIAN NAVY
DIRECTORATE OF PORTS AND COASTS

(Office Name)

PILOT BOAT HOMOLOGATION CERTIFICATE

THIS IS TO CERTIFY that the vessel specified below is homologated for the
Pilotage Service, in the Pilotage Area ______________________________________
(Name of the ZP)
in compliance with the Maritime Authority Standards for the Pilotage Service.

NAME:
NUMBER AND PORT OF ENROLLMENT:
ISSUED ON

................... /....................... / ....................... .

NAME and RANK


Harbormaster

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ANNEX 3-C

CERTIFICATE No.

FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF BRAZIL


BRAZILIAN NAVY
DIRECTORATE OF PORTS AND COASTS

(Office Name)

PILOT STATION HOMOLOGATION CERTIFICATE

THIS IS TO CERTIFY that the Pilot Station specified below is homologated for operating in
support to the Pilotage Service in the Pilotage Area...........................................................
(Name of ZP)
in compliance with the Maritime Authority Standards for the Pilotage Service.

NAME:
OPERATION START DATE:
ISSUED ON ............../....................... / ....................... .

NAME and RANK


Harbormaster

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ANNEX 4-A
LIST OF PILOTAGE AREAS
1 - ZP-FAZENDINHA (AP) - ITACOATIARA (AM)
This Pilotage Area starts from parallel 00 03S (Fazendinha-AP) towards the interior
of the Amazon river, including the accesses through the South channel until the village of
Itacoatiara-AM, or the access through the straits region southwest of Maraj Island, going
from Mosqueiro Island-PA until the village of Itacoatiara-AM. The services in this tract of the
ZP are compulsory.
In the tract between the access through the north bar channel, starting from buoy
number 02 of channel Grande do Curu until parallel 00 03S, the pilotage services are
available to the navigator as an option.
The main pilotage waterways of this ZP are:
1. Between the ports of Belm-PA and Macap-AP, through the Islands region;
2. Between the port of Belm-PA and the village of Itacoatiara-AM, through the Islands
region; and
3. Between the port of Macap-AP and the village of Itacoatiara-AM.
The Amazon rivers North channel (from sea to inland), the South channel and accesses to
the regions of Islands and Straits, as well as rivers Jar, Tocantins, Xingu, Tapajs and
Trombetas are considered extension waterways of this ZP.
Ships approaching the port of Itacoatiara-AM or existing terminals in that village do not
need to change pilots, for both pilotages are licensed for the necessary maneuvers. Ships
sailing from the port of Itacoatiara-AM or terminals, heading for the Amazon river delta, only
need to request pilots of the Fazendinha-Itacoatiara ZP.
2 - ZP-ITACOATIARA (AM) - TABATINGA (AM)
This Pilotage Area goes from across the village of Itacoatiara upstream to inland,
encompassing all its waterways, ports and terminals, until the village of Tabatinga.
Only ships passing by Itacoatiara without calling that port or the Hermasa terminal shall
effect the pilot change.
The basic waterway of this Pilotage Area goes from across the village of Itacoatiara
until the port of Tabatinga.
Rivers Madeira, Negro, Branco, Purus, Acre, Japur, Juru and Ia are considered
extension waterways of this ZP.
Pilotage is compulsory in this ZP.
3 - ZP- BELM, VILA DO CONDE PORT COMPLEX AND ADJACENCIES (PA)
Comprises the access through Quiriri (or Maraj) channel, or through the Espadarte
channel, in the Par river, going from the pilot waiting points downstream of the Xingu
banks external end and Cabeo do Norte, and that located downstream of Espadarte
Shoal, until the port of Belm, Capim anchorage and port of Vila do Conde.
The Quiriri (or Maraj) channel is considered optional, in light of existing beaconing
(according to the Permanent Notice No. 065/02 from the DHN), to national and foreign
ships not carrying dangerous cargo.
All other tracts in this ZP are of compulsory pilotage.
4 - ZP-ITAQUI, ALUMAR AND PONTA DA MADEIRA (MA)
This ZP is divided in two tracts. The first tract goes from the swept channel access near
buoy No. 1, until the surroundings of buoy No.19. In this tract, the Pilotage Service is
available as optional to the navigator, and should be requested in advance.

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ANNEX 4-A
The second tract goes from the surroundings of buoy No. 19 until the terminals, and the
Pilotage Service is compulsory.
NOTE: For ships with DWT above 100,000 or with draught 11 meters or greater,
pilotage is compulsory from the point located 2.3 nautical miles NE of buoy No. 19.
5 - ZP-FORTALEZA and PECM (CE)
Goes from the pilot waiting point until the berthing place.
Pilotage is compulsory in this ZP.
6 - ZP-AREIA BRANCA (RN)
Goes from the pilot waiting point until the berthing place.
Pilotage is compulsory in this ZP.
7 - ZP-NATAL (RN)
Goes from the pilot waiting point until the berthing place.
Pilotage is compulsory in this ZP.
8 - ZP-CABEDELO (PB)
Goes from the pilot waiting point until the berthing place.
Pilotage is compulsory in this ZP.
9 - ZP-RECIFE and SUAPE (PE)
For Recife, comprises the area limited by a circle of one-mile radius, centered at the
South Spotlight of the breakwater over Englishmans bank, until any point inside the port.
For Suape, goes from the alignment of the breakwater's end with the tip of the Cape of
Santo Agostinho, until the berthing place.
Pilotage is compulsory in this ZP.
10 - ZP-MACEI and CHEMICAL TERMINAL (AL)
Goes from the Pilot waiting point until the berthing place.
Pilotage is compulsory in this ZP.
11 - ZP-REDES and INCIO BARBOSA SEA TERMINAL (TMIB) (SE)
Goes from the pilot waiting point until the berthing place.
Pilotage is compulsory in this ZP.
12 - ZP-SALVADOR, PORTS and TERMINALS OF BAA DE TODOS OS SANTOS (BA)
Goes from the pilot waiting point until the berthing place.
Pilotage is optional for national or foreign vessels of any gross tonnage, entering the
Todos os Santos Bay approaching the Monte Serrat anchorage, or lifting up from that
anchorage heading for the bar channel.
Pilotage is compulsory at the terminals of Aratu, So Roque, USIBA, Dow Chemical,
TEMADRE and other terminals located inside Todos os Santos Bay.
13 - ZP-ILHUS (BA)
Goes from the pilot waiting points until the berthing places.
Pilotage is compulsory in this ZP.

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ANNEX 4-A
14 - ZP-VITRIA, TUBARO, MOLE BEACH, BARRA DO RIACHO and UBU (ES)
a) Vitria, Tubaro and Mole Beach
Goes from meridian 040 14 00W and parallel 20 20 00S inward until the
berthing places.
b) Barra do Riacho
Goes from the pilot waiting point until the berthing place.
c) Ubu
Goes from the pilot waiting point until the berthing place.
Pilotage is compulsory in this ZP.
15 - ZP-RIO DE JANEIRO, NITERI, SEPETIBA, GUABA ISLAND, GRANDE ISLAND
(TEBIG), ANGRA DOS REIS and FORNO (RJ)
a) Rio de Janeiro and Niteri
Goes from the alignments of Copacabana point with Pai Island, Pai Island with Me
Island and Itaipu point, toward the interior of Guanabara Bay.
Pilotage is compulsory in ports and terminals of this tract.
b) Sepetiba, Guaba Island, Grande Island (TEBIG) and Angra dos Reis
Through the East entrance, from the alignment between Palmas Island and Ponta
Grossa of Marambaia toward the inside of the bays of Sepetiba and Grande Island.
Through the West entrance, from the alignment between Deserta Island and Lake
Jeronimo toward the inside of Grande Island Bay.
Pilotage is compulsory in ports and terminals of this tract.
c) Forno
From the alignment of Porcos Island and the central part of Cabo Frio Island until
the berthing place.
Pilotage is compulsory in the port of this tract.
16 - ZP-SANTOS, BAIXADA SANTISTA, SO SEBASTIO and ALMIRANTE
BARROSO SEA TERMINAL (TEBAR) (SP)
a) Santos
From parallel 24o00' 33"S until the berthing place, excluding anchorage No.4.
b) So Sebastio and TEBAR
I) Through the North entrance
From the intersection of channel So Sebastio with the alignment of the points
of coordinates Lat. 23 43 18S, Long. 045 20 12W and Lat. 23 43 00S, Long. 045 21
18 W until the berthing places.
II) Through the South entrance
From the intersection of channel So Sebastio with the alignment of the points
of coordinates La.t 23 53 36S, Long. 045 28 00W and Lat. 23 52 42S, Long. 045 29
00 W until the berthing places.
Pilotage is compulsory in this ZP.
17 - ZP-PARANAGU and ANTONINA (PR)
From the pilot waiting point, approaching the ports of Paranagu, Ponta do Felix,
Antonina, Terminals of PETROBRAS, Catalini and FOPAR through channels Sueste or
Galheta until the berthing places.
Pilotage is compulsory in this ZP.
18 - ZP-SO FRANCISCO DO SUL (SC)
Goes from the pilot waiting point until the berthing place.
Pilotage is compulsory in this ZP.
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ANNEX 4-A
19 - ZP-RIO GRANDE (RS)
Goes from the pilot waiting point until the berthing place.
Pilotage is compulsory in this ZP.
20 - ZP-LAGOON OF PATOS, RIVERS, PORTS and INLAND TERMINALS (RS)
From the pilot waiting point, established in Annex 4-B of these Standards, until
berthing in existing ports and terminals, the Patos Lagoon and inland terminals.
For ships leaving Port Novo, in Rio Grande - RS, heading for the port of Porto Alegre
and other inland ports/terminals, as well as those coming from these ports/terminals
approaching Port Novo, the unberthing/berthing maneuvers in Rio Grande (Port Novo) may
be performed by Pilots from Patos Lagoon.
Pilotage is compulsory in this ZP.
21 - ZP-ITAJA and NAVEGANTES (SC)
From the pilot waiting point, approaching the ports of Itaja, Navegantes, Terminals of
Shell, Dow Chemical, Liquigs, BRASKARNE, and other terminals inside the Itaja-Au
River (SC) until the berthing place.
Pilotage is compulsory in this ZP.
22 - ZP-IMBITUBA (SC)
Goes from the pilot waiting point until the berthing place.
Pilotage is compulsory in this ZP.

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ANNEX 4-B
PILOT WAITING POINTS
ZP

PORT/TERMINAL

Fazendinha
x
Itacoatiara

Fazendinha
x
Itacoatiara

STATE

AP

AP

LATTITUDE

01 13 00 N

00 04 00 S

LONGITUDE

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

049 34 30 W

Surroundings of Buoy No.2 of Channel


Grande do Curu - optional Pilotage.

Ships coming from high seas, offshore


Fazendinha near Igreja de Fazendinha
bearing the Spotlight of Santana Leste at
o
049 06 00 W 253 true bearing and at the distance of
1.2 miles or 0.5 mile South of Igreja da
Fazendinha.

Ships needing to stop in the surroundings


of Santana and Macap, and those
needing to stay anchored for a longer
time than the necessary to receive pilots
and visits from authorities.

Fazendinha
x
Itacoatiara

AP

00 01 00 N

051 01 00 W

Fazendinha
x
Itacoatiara

AP

Ships coming from Belm or Vila do


Conde, pilot exchange in Icoaraci, near
Pinheiro Point.

Itacoatiara
x
Tabatinga

AM

The Pilot shall board near the port of


Itacoatiara.

Ports of Belm,
Vila do Conde and
Madeireira of the
strait of Breves.

PA

00 17 00 S

047 49 00 W

Ports of Belm,
Vila do Conde and
Madeireira of the
strait of Breves.

PA

00 24 30 S

047 46 00 W

Point No. 2 ships coming from East,


basically originated from Brazilian ports,
approaching Par River.

Ports of Belm,
Vila do Conde and
Madeireira of the
strait of Breves.

Itaqui, Alumar and


Ponta da Madeira

Point No. 1 ships coming from directions


North and West, approaching Par River.

PA

01 06 00 S

048 29 30 W

Ships coming from high seas, not having


taken a Pilot for the optional tract, receive
the Pilot offshore of Vila do Mosqueiro,
bearing the Ponta do Chapu Virado
lighthouse at 146 true, at the distance of
2.5 miles.

MA

02 28 54 S

044 22 12 W

Boarding point for ships with draught


smaller than eleven meters, surroundings
of buoy No.19.

MA

02 26 00 S

044 20 36 W

MA

02 31 30 S

044 23 06 W

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Boarding point for ships with TDW greater


than 100,000 or with draught 11 meters or
greater, surroundings of buoy No. 19.

Disembarkation point for all ships.

NORMAM-12/DPC
Mod 7

ANNEX 4-B
ZP

PORT/TERMINAL

Fortaleza - Porto
Mucuripe

LATTITUDE

LONGITUDE

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

CE

03 40 06 S

038 28 30 W

For ships with draught greater than 9


meters.

Fortaleza - Porto
do Mucuripe

CE

03 41 40 S

038 29 52 W

For ships with draught smaller than 9


meters.

Port of Pecm

CE

03 28 30 S

038 47 48 W

Areia Branca
(Termisa)

RN

04 43 36 S

036 55 36 W

Natal

RN

05 44 48 S

035 10 30 W

Cabedelo

PB

06 56 00 S

034 48 00 W

Recife

PE

08 02 17 S

034 50 32 W

Channel of Olinda

Recife

PE

08 04 09 S

034 50 56 W

South Channel of Recife

Suape

PE

08 23 03 S

034 55 57 W

Suape

10

Macei and
Chemical Terminal

AL

09 42 03 S

035 44 22 W

SE

10 58 54 S

036 59 25 W

Terminals, Waterways and Shipyard at


the Delta of Sergipe River

SE

10 51 00 S

036 54 00 W

Incio Barbosa Sea Terminal


(TMIB).

BA

12 59 00 S

038 33 00 W

11

11

12

Aracaj and
Barra dos
Coqueiros
Incio Barbosa
Sea Terminal
(TMIB)
Salvador, Ports and
Terminals of Todos
os Santos Bay

STATE

13

Ilhus

BA

14 45 09 S

036 01 00 W

14

Riacho Bar Channel

ES

19 50 30 S

040 02 00 W

ES

20 21 36 S

040 14 06 W

Port of Vitria.

ES

20 20 36 S

040 13 06 W

Tubaro and Mole Beach Terminals.

14

14

Vitria, Capuaba,
Vila Velha Terminal,
Piau, So
Aribiri
Torquato,
(port company Vila
Velha),
Prncipe Island
(Flexibras) and
Bento
Ferreira (Zemax).
Tubaro:
Iron Ore Terminal,
Miscellaneous
Products Terminal
(TPD) and Liquid
Bulk Cargo
Terminal (TGL)

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Port of Malhado.

NORMAM-12/DPC
Mod 7

ANNEX 4-B
ZP

PORT/TERMINAL

STATE

LATTITUDE

LONGITUDE

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Mole Beach: Steel


Products Terminal
(TPS) and Coal
Terminal.
14

UBU

ES

20 46 24 S

040 32 33 W

15

Forno

RJ

22 58 24 S

041 59 06 W

22 56 30 S

043 08 24 W

Ships approaching the channel of Santa


Cruz (draught less than 12.5m).

22 59 48 S

043 08 42 W

Ships approaching the channel of


Cotunduba.

RJ

23 08 36 S

044 04 36 W

East entrance.

RJ

23 11 24 S

044 24 48 W

West entrance.

15

15

15

Rio de Janeiro,
Niteri and the
following terminals:
Exxon, Esso,
Shell, Manguinhos,
gua Island and
Redonda Island,
Thun Bridge and
Texaco
Sepetiba, Guaba
Island, Grande
Island (TEBIG)
and Angra dos
Reis
Sepetiba,
Guaba Island
(MBR), Grande
Island (TEBIG)
and Angra dos
Reis

RJ

16

So Sebastio and
TEBAR

SP

23 42 00 S

045 21 00 W

North entrance.

16

So Sebastio and
TEBAR

SP

23 53 30 S

045 29 30 W

South entrance.

16

Port of Santos,
terminals:
Codesp,
Cosipa,Cargill,
Cutrale, General
Warehouses, Dow
Chemical, Libra,
TECON,
S.Francisco,
Teau, Ultrafrtil,
ABTL and other
terminals of the
Santista Lowland

SP

24 00 33 S

046 20 12 W

PR

25 38 38 S

048 15 06 W

17

Paranagu,
Antonina and the
following terminals:
Petrobrs, Catalini
and Felix Point

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ANNEX 4-B
ZP

PORT/TERMINAL

18

So Francisco do
Sul

LATTITUDE

LONGITUDE

SC

26 12 00 S

048 28 06 W

21

Itaja, Navegantes,
Shell, Dow
Chemical, Liquigs
and Braskarne and
other terminals of
the Itaja-Au
River.

SC

26 55 00 S

048 34 30 W

22

Imbituba

SC

28 12 32 S

048 38 44 W

RS

32 14 02 S

051 58 05 W

RS

32 03 21 S

052 03 12 W

19

20

Ports and
terminals inside
the ZP
Lagoon of Patos,
Rivers, Ports and
Inland Terminals

STATE

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

NORMAM-12/DPC
Mod 7

ANNEX 4-C
COMPULSORY PILOTAGE AREAS
ZP

TRACT/PORT/TERMINAL

STATE

Fazendinha (AP)-Itacoatiara (AM)


(other ports and terminals included in this tract)

AP/AM

Itacoatiara (AM)-Tabatinga (AM)


(other ports and terminals included in this tract)

AM

Belm
3

PA
Vila do Conde Port Complex and adjacencies
Itaqu

Alumar

MA

Ponta da Madeira
Fortaleza
5

CE
Pecm

Areia Branca (TERMISA)

Natal

Cabedelo

RN
PB

Recife
9

PE
Suape
Macei

10

AL
Chemical Terminal
Incio Barbosa Sea Terminal (TMIB)

11

SE
Redes
Salvador
Arat
So Roque

12

Bahia Steel Mills (USIBA)

BA

Dow Chemical
Alves Cmara (TEMADRE) and other terminals located inside
Todos os Santos Bay.
13

Ilhus

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ANNEX 4-C
ZP

TRACT/PORT/TERMINAL

STATE

Vitria
Tubaro
14

Ubu

ES

Riacho Bar Channel


Mole Beach
Rio de Janeiro
Niteri
15

Forno

RJ

Grande Island (TEBIG)


Sepetiba/Guaba Island/Angra dos Reis
TEBAR
16

So Sebastio

SP

Santos and Santista Lowland


Paranagu and other terminals
17

Felix Point

PR

Antonina
18

So Francisco do Sul
0402 - Itaja, Navegantes and other terminals located in the
Itaja-Au River

21

Shell

SC

Dow Chemical
Liquigs
22

Imbituba

19

Rio Grande
Santa Clara
Canoas/Tergasul

RS

20
Pelotas
Porto Alegre

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ANNEX 4-D
OPTIONAL TRACTS OF PILOTAGE AREAS

ZP

01

03

04

12

STATE

AP

TRACT/PORT/TERMINAL

EXCEPTIONS

Tract between Buoy No. 2 of Grande do


Curu Channel and across the village of
Fazendinha (AP) North Bar Channel.

PA

Tract of Channel Quiriri (or Maraj), Pilotage is compulsory for


considering the existence of beaconing, national and foreign ships
according to the Permanent Notice No. carrying dangerous cargo.
065/2002 from the DHN.

MA

Pilotage is compulsory for


ships with draught 11 m or
greater, or DWT greater
Tract going from the swept channel
than 100,000, starting from
access near buoy No. 1, until the
the point located at
surroundings of buoy No. 19.
2.3 nm NE of buoy No. 19,
as discriminated in Annex 4B.

BA

Tract accessing Todos os Santos Bay


coming from the sea, approaching the
anchorage of Monte Serrat, or the
inverse path.

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ANNEX 4-E
SUMMARY TABLE OF PILOTAGE SERVICE

GROSS
TONNAGE
Up to 2000

TYPE of SHIP

AREA

Any type
Vessels engaged in
maritime support
navigation, with GT up to
3000
Vessels engaged in
dredging operation

Above 2000

Other ships

Any

F(2)

O (3) (5)

Any

F(2) (4)

O (2) (3) (4)

Any

F (2) (6)

O (2) (3) (6)

Guaba River, Lagoon of


Patos and Amazon Basin
(encompassing
all
its
waterways
and
ports,
including the tributary and
confluent rivers of rivers
Amazon and Solimes, in
national territory).
Ports and terminals in
Compulsory Pilotage Areas
(Annex 4-C)
Optional tracts in
Compulsory Pilotage Areas
(Annex 4-D).

(1)

(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)

FLAG
BRAZILIAN
FOREIGN

O
(except
vessels
engaged in
fishing)

Notes:
This table is not applicable to vessels classified to operate in inland navigation and
flying the Brazilian flag, as provided for in item
0404.
Those with optional pilotage must communicate, compulsorily, their movements inside
the ZP to the Pilotage Station, as provided for in item 0404.
Except those hired by a Brazilian company with headquarters and management in the
Country and commanded by Brazilian seafarers.
Having auxiliary maneuvering equipment, such as: bow thruster, stern thruster,
azimuth propulsion or similar; DGPS; and carrying an active AIS.
Vessels flying the Peruvian and Colombian flags, as provided for in item 0406.
The course is set between the dredging area and the dumping area and after training
with a Pilot, for at least five pilotage navigation round trips between the dredging area
and the dumping area.

Legend: F - Facultative O - Obligatory

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