Portuguese Junior Pilot Joao shares his falling from pilot ladder accident during training period.
"When I first grabbed the side ropes of the ladder, I felt the pilot boat disappearing from under me ……. I fell abruptly those 2 to 3 meters into the water."Read more
EMPA Newsletter 004Read more
2022 EMPA GM Antwerp Press release
Between the 26th and 29th of April 2022 the EMPA general meeting was held, it was a happy reunion with all colleagues. the main topics were the Climate crisis and Digitization and Cybersecurity.
The situation of our Ukrainian colleagues and other internal subjects was also discussed.
EMPA Board supporting Ukrainian Pilots
The EMPA Board of Directors has ensured their ongoing support to our colleagues in Ukraine.
The EMPA Board has expressed their deep sympathy by sending a letter to the President of the Ukrainian association of maritime pilots and by asking all EMPA Member Associations if they would be able to accommodate the families and friends of our colleagues.
EMPA Newsletter issue 3
We are pleased to present you the EMPA Newsletter 003Read more
The Dutch Pilot Organisation presents the latest edition Navigator magazineRead more
Finnish Pilots’ Association’s book “Remote Pilotage”
Please find via following link the Finnish Pilots’ Association’s book “Remote Pilotage”.
Day of the seafarer 2021
The Day of the Seafarer, held on 25 June every year, draws global attention to the contribution that seafarers make to world trade.
New elected President of EMPA
At the virtual meeting of the EMPA on May 20. 2021 Captain Erik Dalege was elected as the new President of EMPA.
He succeeds Captain Stein Inge Dahn, who successfully led the association between 2009 and 2021.Read more