53rd EMPA GM Resolutions

The European Maritime Pilots’ Association (EMPA) is pleased that it maintains strong ties and fruitful cooperation with other maritime stakeholders. It is with great pleasure that we welcome the new European Tugowners’ Association (ETA) – EMPA Guidelines

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Publication The EU SEAPORTS Regulation

Over the past two years, Prof. Dr. Eric Van Hooydonk spent a huge amount of time writing a manual about the European Seaports Regulation (an English-language hardcover of about 1350 pages).

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Pilot dies after falling into water

On the 28th of February, around 0100, the Portuguese maritime pilot, from the Port of Lisbon, Capt. Miguel Conceição died after falling into the water while disembarking from Hong Kong-flagged MV "Singapore Express" in Cascais Bay.

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