The Office of Great Lakes Pilotage (CG-WWM-2) develops clear and timely regulations, policy and direction to three U.S. pilot associations to provide safe, efficient, and reliable pilotage service to US vessels operating under registry and foreign vessels transiting the Saint Lawrence and Great Lakes system.
Application Medical Certicate Form CG-719K (03/21)
The 2019 authorized surcharges went into effect June 10, 2019.
The District's Training Plans are approved by the Coast Guard Director of Great Lakes Pilotage.
D1 Training Plan D2 Training Plan D3 Training Plan
Congress established the Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee in the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 1998. The Committee was established to make recommendations to the Secretary on matters relating to Great Lakes pilotage, including review of proposed Great Lakes pilotage regulations and policies. The Committee operates under the authority of 46 United States Code 9307.
Next GLPAC meeting: Tentative, April 2020, Covington, LA.
The Great Lakes Pilotage Office can be contacted at: HQS-PF-CG-WWM2 Great Lakes Pilotage