On Monday 10 June, a fatal accident happened in the port of Ancona, when a mooring line broke and struck a shipping agent.
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EMPA is a professional, non-profit organization, created in Antwerp in 1963 by pilots of what was then called the European Community.
Nowadays EMPA represents about 5.000 maritime pilots from 25 European countries, including Norway, Russia, Croatia, Turkey and Ukraine, regrouping member countries' associations of maritime pilots from the Baltic Sea, the North Sea, the Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean and the Black Sea.Read more
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EMPA and ETA worked intensively together on the new guidelines in the past and have now jointly released an animation video that perfectly complements the existing 2015 guidelines.
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