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Captain Charles Griffiths (pictured) will travel to Malaysia later this month with six Australian marine pilots. They will finish a competency audit at the Star Cruises training simulator in Port Klang. Australian and New Zealand pilots are...

Cost-cutting by governments around the world through the privatisation of marine safety bodies has been fiercely criticised by maritime pilots. More than 400 delegates from around the world at the  XVth International Maritime Pilots’ Association Congress...

A US PILOT believes his Australian counterparts are far ahead of pilots in most other nations in terms and acceptance of innovation. In areas such as Bridge Resource Management and the study of fatigue, he...

Neil Morrison: commercial benefits of helicopters A three-month trial to test the transfer of pilots by helicopter to waiting vessels in Newcastle began late last month and 56 transfers have been conducted without a hitch. One of...

A BILL that provides for an open competition in the provision of pilotage services in Victorian ports has been passed in the state parliament – but doubts remain over how the state government sees competition...

PORT Phillip Sea Pilots this week placed an order for a new $1.5 million pilot launch with Chivers Marine in Western Australia. PPSP’s managing director Captain Charles Griffiths said: “The vessel is similar in appearance to...