deep sea pilotage and ice navigation


Our Deep Sea Pilotage offers the best operational support and assistance for Masters, Officers, Owners and Ship managers to manage these risks in the dense North-European waters. We offer Deep Sea Pilotage&Ice Navigation at Baltic Sea.

According to the  IMO Resolution A.1081 (28) it is recommended to take a deep-sea pilot for those vessels which:
• are constrained by their draught;
• infrequently sailing in the respective area and coming from or bound for ports in the Baltic Sea and North Sea; or
• are oil tankers in loaded condition and all loaded chemical tankers and gas carriers, irrespective of size.

Don’t take unnecessary risks let us support you in these intense and busy traffic areas.



Nordcrewing team of Ice Advisors operate on Baltic Sea and Polar waters. We provide Ice Advisory Services for all areas in the Baltic Sea. Our Ice Advisors join the vessel on the inbound voyage prior entry into Baltic Sea. At the request of the customer, Ice Advisor will join the vessel at any port of the departure.

Our pilots hold Master Mariners certificates and Ice Navigators certificate issued by the Nautical Institute, depending on the area where Ice Pilotage is needed. Our pilots come from Finland and Estonia.

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