01-2017: PEC revalidation – five yearly practical assessment
To ensure compliance with the requirements of the Port Marine Safety Code and the Harwich Haven Authority Pilotage Directions (Section 5.7), commencing with immediate effect a single practical assessment trip with a Haven Pilot will need to be successfully completed prior to the annual PEC renewal interview.
This requirement is for any PEC that has been valid for five years or more.
For a PEC that has been valid for less than five years a single practical assessment trip will be required immediately prior to the fifth anniversary of issue of the certificate.
All PEC holders required to complete a practical assessment trip will be informed when the application forms are sent out prior to the annual renewal.