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IMPA's expert team in pilot transfer arrangements has recently developed an informative document titled 'Pilot Transfer Operations.' This document aims to provide information to pilot organisations and/or competent pilotage authorities on the conduct of pilot transfer operations.

IMO

The International Maritime Organization is currently accepting nominations for the IMO Honours for Exceptional Bravery at Sea. Submissions are open until 15 April 2024.

IMPA

In our commitment to address the Human Element in the maritime industry, IMPA has recently initiated collaborations with maritime charities. Our goal is to raise awareness about the crucial role played by the estimated 1.89 million seafarers who make global trade possible. 

As a starting point for this initiative, the 'Community Section' of the International Pilot magazine will now feature ...

Safety

It is with great sadness that we report the tragic death of Francesco Galia, a highly
experienced UK Maritime Pilot, whilst transferring from a pilot transfer boat to a large
ocean going vessel. We extend our deepest condolences to loved ones, friends and
colleagues, and offer our support to all those affected by this terrible news.

IMPA
Safety

We are delighted to inform you that IMPA was awarded the SAFETY4SEA Initiative Award 2022 for its Safety Campaigns! Thanks for your support

VERIFY GATEWAY HANDHOLD ARRANGEMENTS
Incorrect Terminations Can Lead to Marine Casualties

IMPA
Safety

Revised 2022 Guidance on Pilot Transfer Arrangements in compliance with SOLAS
A guidance produced by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and International Maritime Pilots’ Association (IMPA) in collaboration with industry partners.

IMPA

The Human Element Industry Group (HEIG) is a group of NGOs with an interest in the human element (personnel or seafarers).

IMO

Seizing opportunities for developing countries in providing zero-carbon fuels to global shipping event during COP26.

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Safety

Capt John Pearn, IMPA Vice-president, talked about safety challenges for maritime pilots in a recent interview with SAFETY4SEA