Pilotage in Greenland

Order no. 1697 for Greenland on the safe navigation, etc. of ships issued by the Danish Maritime Authority stipulates the following. "Ships carrying more than 250 passengers shall, in connection with voyages in the inner and outer territorial waters around Greenland (i.e. to a distance of 3 nautical miles from the baseline), take a pilot certified to perform pilotage assignments in the area concerned. Ships may be permitted to navigate without a pilot if the applicant documents that he has the necessary qualifications and experience navigating the waters concerned."