Book a Pilot

Book a Pilot

Making a new Pilot booking or booking amendment:

New Bookings Booking Amendments
  • Submit via email or fax
  • Within 24 hours via phone or email


BMP Operations
Ph: (07) 3862 2260
Fax: (07) 3862 2240
After Hours Mobile: 0418 737 012


Ships requiring the services of a pilot in the Port of Brisbane should submit arrival, removal and departure bookings within the following timeframes prior to the moment:

Movements scheduled for between 22:00 & 06:00 cannot be brought ahead after 21:30 that evening.

  • Ship Name
  • Ship IMO Number
  • LOA
  • Bow/Stern Thruster

  • POB
  • Berth
  • Berth ETA
  • Direction at Berth
  • Tugs Booked
  • Vessels deepest draft

  • ETD
  • Tugs Booked
  • Vessels deepest draft


Ship movements must also be booked with Port Control. Other Services such as tugs and lines services are booked directly with suppliers.

Maritime Safety QLD - Port Procedures Manual - Pilotage: