Progress report on pilot ladder reform


You may recall that we reported in our June 2023 NZ Pilot Magazine on the progress that has been made at IMO to address the issues surrounding pilot ladders (see article “Baby Steps”). To recap, in November 2022 at the 106th meeting of IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 106), it was agreed that there was a…

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Are you ready for the IMPA Safety Campaign/Survey 2023?

When: 1 – 15 October 2023  What: Report compliant and non-compliant boarding arrangements experienced during the survey period. We encourage every maritime pilot to report on their experiences during at least one period of duty during the survey period. All reports are treated anonymously and are used only for the purpose of improving maritime safety.  How: The IMPA…

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