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  1. read and accept the Port of London Authority (PLA)'s current Charges Terms and Conditions and Charges documents

  2. or

  3. a specific contract / agreement where such a document exists
which governs the services provided by the PLA. In addition, in consideration for the pla providing the ability to book services, persons acting as agents and booking the PLA's services on behalf of a principal customer agree that by ticking this box they are entering the Principal into a separate contract with the PLA, to which the principal will be immediately bound 

SHIP TOWAGE : Code of Practice for Ship Towage Operations on the Thames describes safe working practices for ship towage operations and guidelines for the utilisation of ship towage tugs. The Tug Code can be found at

NON-COMPLIANT ORDERS : We have introduced a new email alert notification for bookings that have not followed the required ordering process. These non-compliant bookings may be subject to a delay in the provision of a pilot.

CERS3 GUIDANCE : For further guidance on the Maritime and Coastguard Agency reporting requirements for the new CERS3 compliancy please refer to For guidance completing the CERS3 Workbook, please e-mail

PLEASE NOTE : From the 2nd September 2015 all bookings require the Principal of each voyage to be disclosed. If you haven’t already done so, please email a list of all your Principal names and addresses to

HOURS / AVAILABILITY : PISCES is fully manned between the hours of 0600-0200. Within this period you can expect a response within 2 hours. There is reduced cover for PISCES between 0200-0600. During this period, if your notification is urgent, please call 01474 560311.

PISCES users are reminded that all requests for tug assessments must be made to the District Harbour Master by e-mail