Maritime Rules Part 53
Current version of Part 53
This rule applies to:
- New Zealand ships engaged on any voyage into pilotage waters worldwide where the applicable law requires a pilot to be engaged, or where it is likely that the master will choose to engage a pilot
- foreign ships while within, approaching or leaving any port in New Zealand where New Zealand law requires a pilot to be engaged, or where it is likely that the master will choose to engage a pilot.
Download Maritime Rules Part 53[PDF: 176kB, 16 pages]
Part 53 sets out requirements for the provision, design, construction, securing, testing and operation of transfer arrangements fit for the purpose of enabling pilots to embark and disembark safely on either side of a ship at sea.
Material incorporated by reference
Standards and codes referenced in some rules can be found here