Welcome to EMPA pilots

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 4.500 maritime pilots from 18 European Union member countries, and 6 neighbouring countries: Georgia, Montenegro, Norway, Turkey, Ukraine and the United Kingdom. Regrouping member countries' associations of maritime pilots from the Baltic Sea, the North Sea, the Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean and the Black Sea.

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FFPM Movie on accidentiologie

Our colleagues at Fédération Française des Pilotes Maritimes (FFPM) have created this excellent educational video on safe pilot transfer arrangements.

Upcoming events

Tuesday - Sunday 03/10/2023 - 20/08/2023

AMPI Conference 2023

Associated Maritime Pilots are delighted to announce there first National Conference in Galway on October 3rd.

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