Pilotage & Passage Plan

Pilotage directions containing Pilotage information and  Pilotage Supplementary provisions regulating Pilot authorisation procedures and Pilotage Exemption Certificates (PECs) and associated matters can be found here.

All vessels navigating within Ayr Harbour should complete a passage plan for every voyage undertaken. The passage plan used by local pilots (and reccomended for use by PEC holders) can be downloaded below:

Ayr harbour Passage Plan (2016)

 Important Information about Pilot Boarding Arrangements

To ensure the safety of our Pilots, ABP has issued a Local Notice to Mariners 01/2017 with details of procedures to ensure that pilot boarding arrangements are safe and fit for purpose

Ship's Masters and Agents are required to comply with the contents of the notice, and may also find Pilot Boarding Information from the IMO / IMPA useful