Vessels must use a pilot on public fairways which are located in Finnish waters and the part of the Saimaa Canal leased by Finland and which have been defined as fairways requiring pilotage, if pilotage is required by the hazardous or harmful nature of the cargo or the size of the vessel.
Pilotage services at the Port of Helsinki are provided by Finnpilot. (www.finnpilot.fi/en) Pilotage requests are made via Finnpilot’s Pilot Order Centre.
Order form: www.pilotorder.fi/order/
Tel: +358 20 754 6151
Fax: +358 20 754 6161
The Pilot Order Centre will send confirmation notice of the receipt to the device which was used to send the information or the request.