Boston Harbor Docking Pilots

Duty Docking Pilot 978-778-8300 

Federal, docking and undocking services for Boston, Quincy, Weymouth, Braintree, and Salem, MA, Sea Buoy to Berth

  • The Boston Harbor Docking Pilots are a group of five experienced independent ship handlers providing services for all types of ship maneuvers and federal pilotage.

  • Our pilots have 112 years combined experience guiding over 30,000 vessels through the waters and bridges of Boston and Salem Harbors and terminals on the South Shore.
  • Our pilots are trained with an eight to ten year spanned apprenticeship in all areas.
  • Boston Harbor Docking Pilots meet the highest level of professional training, including ship handling and tractor tug simulation training.
  • All Boston Harbor Docking Pilots hold a First Class Federal Pilotage Endorsement to their Master of Towing Vessel license.

Proud pilots to the USS Constitution, the world's oldest commissioned warship afloat...

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