Summer 2016 (321)

  • Chairman’s Report: John Pearn
  • Portable Pilot Unit Workshop: Colin Pratt
  • 250 Years of Liverpool Pilotage (Part 1) Geoff Topp
  • Future Ships: Volker Bertram
  • Ports News Roundup
  • The Invisible Killer: Mike robarts
  • Climate Data gets Seal of Approval: St Andrew’s University
  • Message from Puget Sound Pilots: ULCV’s
  • Obituaries
  • Plymouth University research on maritime cyber attacks

Spring 2016 (320)

  • Chairman’s report: John Pearn
  • Message from outgoing chairman: Don Cockrill
  • 127th Annual Conference: Mike robarts
  • Delegates’ Lloyds visit: John Clandillon-Baker
  • Criminality in the law of pilotage: Barrie Youde
  • Concept Ship: DNV
  • Piloting at the edge of chaos: Peter McArthur
  • APPMPG: Mike Robarts
  • Pilots Golf: Peter Ryder

Autumn 2015 (319)

  • Chairman’s Report
  • EMPA Report
  • EMPA Football
  • The 3 Queens @ Liverpool
  • Southampton Pilotage
  • Baltic Communications
  • Obituary: Martin Evans
  • UK Safety of navigation Report

Spring 2015 (318)

  • Chairmans Report
  • UKMPA members visit to Manchester Ship Canal
  • Can you hack ECDIS?
  • Welts Pilotage
  • UK page Ship Calls
  • Section Committee Report
  • UKMPA Merchandise

Autumn 2014 (317)

  •  Chairman’s Report: Don Cockrill
  • Piloting the UK’sNew Aircraft Carrier: Keith MacLean
  • 126th UKMPA Conference
  • Commonwealth flotilla: Matt Hill
  • Annual Ports Conference: Mike robarts
  • Obituaries
  • Seafarers WiFi installed at Ipswich: David Thurston

Summer 2014 (316)

  • Chairman’s Report: Don Cockrill
  • EMPA conference: Mike Robarts
  • EMPA Football Tournament
  • 22nd IMPA Congress@Panama: don Cockrill & John Pearn
  • Ports Energy Conference: Mike Robarts
  • Harnessing Tidal Power: Ton Van De Plas
  • Safe Tug, A Tug Master’s View: Bas Van Hoorn
  • Book Reviews : Pilot Cutters Under Sail & Deep Sea & Foreign Going
  • A Visit to Malta: Ken Kirby
  • Tower to Tower Challenge: Peter McArthur
  • UKMPA Merchandise for sale

Spring 2014 (315)

  • Chairman’s report: Don Cockrill
  • Parliamentary Parties Maritime & Ports Group: Mike Robarts
  • Master / Pilot Exchange Documentation: Richard Wild
  • Networking Events: Mike robarts
  • London Cruise Terminal Restoration: forth Ports
  • Training Matters: Mike Robarts
  • Cows Not Cowes! Jean Buckpitt
  • Marine Implications of Molecular Hydrodynamics: Peter McArthur
  • Retirement: Mike Marsh
  • Obituary: William Hopkins 1935-2014
  • International Standard For Mritime Pilot Organisations: Paul Schoneveld

Winter 2013 (314)

  • Chairman’s Report: Don Cockrill
  • Editorial Handover: JCB
  • EU Port Services Regulation: Mike Morris
  • Women Pilots
  • 125th Conference Report & House of Lords Dinner: Mike Robarts
  • London International Shipping Week: Mike Robarts
  • Merchant Navy Medal: Matt Easton
  • Pilots’ golf: Peter Ryder
  • Great North Run: George Mills
  • Mission Bike Ride: Gordon Harries
  • Obituary: Ian Mackinnon
  • Retirements: John Freestone, Charlie Wood, David BarnicoatMaritime Safety Awards

Summer 2013 (313)

  • Editorial JCB
  • Chairman’s Report: Don Cockrill
  • CSL Thames, “Any deck officer”? : JCB
  • Make weather data work for you: Nigel Allen
  • Master / Pilot exchange: Katherine Devitt
  • Sailing on Thames barge “Cambria” JCB
  • Obituary: David Higgins
  • London shipping week
  • Tech & training report: Nick Lee
  • 1918: UKMPA chairman Michael Joyce survives torpedo attack: Harry Hignett
  • Pilot ladder securing systems

Spring 2013 (312)

  • Editorial JCB
  • Dynamic Under Keel Clearance
  • Chairman’s Report
  • Harwich Haven : 150 Years.  Mark Murrison
  • Gold Medal Award: Norwest Interaction video
  •  UKMPA History published
  • Obituaries
  • Book Reviews
  • Selway: A bristol pilot family. Alison Bergvist
  • Coastlines

January 2013 (311)

  • Incident Procedures Advice UKMPA
  • Editorial JCB
  • Whither Towage? JCB
  • Let’s injure a “tuggy” JCB
  • Chairman’s Report Don Cockrill
  • Piloting the “A” Class subs Graham Wood
  • Pilot cutter “JH Fisher David Raddings
  • ECDIS update Kevin Vallance
  • T&TC Report Jonathan Mills
  • The Autonomous Ship JCB
  • Coastlines JCB

IMPA Congress Supplement

A pictorial account of the IMPA 2012 Congress hosted by the UKMPA at London in September 2012

Autumn 2012 (310)

  •  Editorial: The World’s most exclusive club? (P3)
  • Safe Tug Operation: Henk Henson (P 3 – 6)
  • Chairman’s Report (P7)
  • ECDIS update : K Vallance (P8)
  • VLCC’s return to Milford Haven: Ed Neale (P9)
  • IMPA Congress: special Supplement (P10 – 14)
  • Sensible Seamanship; Michael Grey (P15)
  • Azimuthing Control Devices (P16)
  • Obituaries (P17)
  • Book Review & golf report (P18)
  • Vessels attending Olympics (P19)IMPA Congress sponsors (P19)

Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Pageant: Special supplement

A special supplement detailing the work of the Port of London Authority pilots in the planning and execution of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Thames pageant which saw 1000 river craft salute the Queen.

Summer 2012 (309)

  • Editorial: Very Damning Revelations (P4)
  • 124th UKMPA Conference (P4 – 9)
  • Cutty Sark Reopens (P10 – 11)
  • View from the “Chair) (P12)
  • Obituaries (P13)
  • Book Review (P14)
  • Azipilot Update (P14)
  • EMPA Football & Pilots’ golf (P15)
  • Coastlines (P16)

April 2012 (308)

  • Editorial & Passage Planning (P3)
  • Chairman’s thoughts & Section Committee reports (P6)
  • T&TC meeting report (P8)
  • ECDIS woes (P9)
  • Whole Body Vibration (John Haynes) (P10)
  • Obituaries (P13)
  • Book Reviews (P14)
  • Bank rejection (P15)
  • Coastlines (P16)

January 2012 (307)

  • IMPA Congress details (P2)
  •  Editorial (P3)
  • Piloting with Head Up Display (P3)
  • Chairman’s Report (P6)
  • Section Committee Reports (p6)
  • Professional Development for Pilots (P8)
  • News (P9)
  • Pensions News (P10)
  • Pilot Ladders (P11)
  • Dangers of Pilotage Deregulation (P12)
  • Obituaries (P13)
  • Pilotage stamps (P14)
  • Book Review: THe White Star Collection (P14)
  • Pilots’ Golf (P15)
  • Coastlines (P16)

Autumn 2011 (306)

  • E? (p3)
  • Feature: The Pivot Point Revisited (p 3-5)
  • Pensions News (p6)
  • Retirements (p7)
  • Chairman’s report (p8)
  • Pilotage news (p9)
  • International Conference on Ship Hydrodynamics (p10 -11)
  • Royston Grange Tragedy (p12)
  • Pilot Overboard (p13)
  • Letters (p14 – 15)
  • Coastlines (p16)

 

Summer 2011 (305)

  • Editorial
  • Feature: ECDIS Part 4 (P3)
  • Lifejackets on aircraft (P6)
  • Chairman’s Report (P7)
  • Pensions News (P8)
  • EMPA e-Nav working Group (P9)
  • Timsbury Lake Manned Models (P10)
  • T&TC Meeting (P11)
  • PPU & ECDIS Seminar Report (P12)
  • EMPA Conference Report (P13)
  • Politicians Fail on Pilotage (P14)
  • Book Review : The Maritime Art of Kenneth Shoesmith (P15)
  • Coastlines (P16)

Spring 2011 (304)

  • Editorial
  • Chairman’ Report
  • EMPA Report (p4)
  • EMPA Football (p5)
  • Pensions News (p6)
  • ECDIS training (p7)
  • Azipilot Project (p8)
  • STCW Conference (p9)
  • Piloting Zen Hua 13 (p10)
  • ECDIS Challenge (p11)
  • Obituaries (p 12 & 13)
  • Pilotage Qualifications (p14)
  • Book & DVD Reviews (p15)
  • Coastlines (p16)

 

Winter 2010 (303)

  • Editorial
  • Chairman’s report (p3)
  • IMPA Congress Report (p5)
  • EMPA Report (p6)
  • Forth Pilots ISPO accreditation (p7)
  • Europilots (p8)
  • Pensions News (p9)
  • Specialist Interaction Training (p10)
  • Obituaries (p12)
  • Azipilot Update (p14)
  • Criminalisation (p16)
  • e-navigation report (p16)
  • Harwich Pilot visits Papua New Guinea Maritime College
  • C

Summer 2010 (302)

  • Editorial (page3)
  • Feature: ECDIS part 3: Problems (page 3)
  • The ISM Cod. A picture speaks a thousand words! (page 8)
  • 112th UKMPA Annual conference report (page 9)
  • Port Revel (page 15)
  • The Azipilot Project (page 16)
  • Obituary: Iain MacLean (page 17)
  • Book Review: Britannia’s Realm by Richard Woodman (page 19)

April 2010 (301)

  • Editorial
  • Feature: ECDIS Part 2
  • APL Sydney (page 6)
  • Book Review: ECDIS & POSITIONING: Dr Andy Norris (page 7)
  • Pensions News (page 8)
  • Tyne Cruising Pilot cutters (page 9)
  • Ship Hydrodynamics (page 10)
  • A Pilot Praised (page 11)
  • Obituaries (page 12)

January 2010 (300)

  • Editorial
  • Feature: ECDIS Part 1
  • Pensions News (Page 7)
  • THPV Bembridge (Pages 8&9)
  • Criminalisation of pilots (Page 10)
  • PEC & Tripping pilots (Page 11)
  • UKMPA meet with DfT (Page 11)
  • Obituaries (Page 12)
  • Book Review : Navigators of Teisa (Page 13)

October 2009 (299)

  • Editorial
  • Feature: The Bristol Channel Sailing Pilot “Skiffs”
  • Pensions news (P6)
  • Technical & Training (P7)
  • Pilotage skills win Thames barge match (P8)
  • SeaWork 2009 (P9)
  • Letter: Pilot training (P10)
  • Letter: Liverpool pilot retirements (P10)
  • Pilotage Standards: “Unrealistic & Unworkable”!! (P11)
  • Pilots’ golfing society (P11)
  • Obituaries (P12)
  • Fort Camosun & Submarine I-25 (P13)

July 2009 (298)

  • Editorial
  • Feature: Cosco Busan and criminalisation of pilots
  • Pensions news
  • Pilot ladders & Rocknes update
  • 45th EMPA football tournament
  • Liverpool retirements
  • 121st UKMPA conference report
  • Authorisation limits
  • Pilot standards
  • Obituary: John Frankish

April 2009 (297)

  • Editorial
  • Feature: Fog & Pilotage
  • Pensions News (page 7)
  • Pilot Cutter Protector (8)
  • Cosco Busan: Pilot pleads guilty (10)
  • Obituaries (11)
  • Book Reviews (12)

January 2009 (296)

  • Editorial
  • Feature: MarNIS & POADSS
  • Pension News (5)
  • T&TC Report (6)
  • Dead Slow Ahead! (7)
  • Ship to Ship transfer 1970’s (8)
  • Piloting Britain’s largest gas import (9)
  • Merchant Navy Medals (10)
  • Obituaries (11)
  • Liverpool plots MRM course (12)
  • Book Review: Square Rigger Days (14)

October 2008 (295)

Contents:

  • Editorial
  • Feature: The Pivot Point?
  • 19th IMPA congress
  • IMPA Report (PIANC Meeting)
  • Technical & Training report
  • Pensions News
  • Pilots’ golfing Society
  • Belfast: Carbon Neutral
  • PEC abuse
  • Tees retirement: Paul Dunn

July 2008 (294)

Contents:

  • Editorial
  • 119th UKMPA conference
  • The Humber Case
  • Pilots Under Siege?
  • Maritime Memories Cruise
  • Chairman’s Report
  • Pension News
  • The Cosco Busan
  • Book Review
  • EMPA Football
  • Obituaries
  • Letter
  • Insurances
  • The Marine Bill

April 2008 (293)

Contents

  • Squat 2 Mud Navigation & Negative Under Keel Clearance
  • Squat update: What Squat?
  • Retirements: John Marshal & Alan Purvis. End of an era on the Tyne
  • To be a pilot: Career or Destiny. The story of a pilot family by David Raddings (ex HPL)
  • Civil & Criminal Liabilities in Pilotage
  • The Bridge Teram: Master /Pilot relationship
  • Obituaries : Daniel McMillan, Anthony Thurgood
  • Letter: Squat Feedback

January 2008 (292)

Contents

  • Squat Part 1
  • Mysteries of Pilotage by Barrie Youde
  • Is This Bridge Fit For Purpose?
  • Pilot Gigs update
  • Belfast Pilots. Letter ref self employment
  • Obituary: Eric Wray
  • Meester Pilot, Where are you again? Another grounding (Maersk Diadema)  off a port approach
  • Retired Liverpool pilot, Dave Devey reveives the MN medal
  • Dyneema: a new mooring rope

October 2007 ( 291)

Contents

  • The Pilot gigs of Cornwall & The Scilly Isles
  • Retirement: Ralph Bird, gig builder
  • New pilot cutter design. The french “ORC”
  • Obituary: Colin Vine
  • Status of a Pilot
  • Permanent International Association of Navigation Congresses (PIANC)

July 2007 (290)

Contents

  • Crimson Mars Grounding
  • GMDSS revalidation for UK pilots
  • Criminalisation of Mariners (including pilots)
  • Employment v Self employment of UK Pilots
  • Sunk VTS suspended!
  • Sailing on Logos 2 :  Chris Hughes (Europilots)
  • Future of UKMPA? The Responses
  • Obituaries: Bruce Fulton, gerald smith,
  • HMS Worcester
  • Brief History of HQS Wellington (IMPA HQ)

April 2007 (289)

Contents

  • Maritime Lady, Sunny Blossom, Arctic Ocean: Report into Collision off Brunsbuttel
  • New Technology Radar: Kelvin Hughes’ “Sharpeye”.
  • UKMPA : The Future? by Avald Wymark (Bristol)
  • Obituaries: Alec Rollinson, John simpson, Len Sidgwick, Geoffrey Harrison, John Temple
  • Retired Pilots meet up in Tampa, David Ingham (ex Trinity House Harwich), Robert Holden (ex Panama Canal), Donald Mercereau (ex Sandy Hook / New York)

January 2008 (288)

cONTENTS

  • 119th UKMPA conference
  • Retirement: Paul Haysom, Section committee member & Great Yarmouth pilot
  • Piloting the Emma Maersk. Harwich haven pilot Andy Adams
  • Belfast Self Employment
  • Retirement: Dave Devey, Section committee member & Liverpool pilot
  • Pilots wanted in Paris!

October 2006 (287)

Contents

  • World Maritime Day 2006. pilots set the initiative
  • E-navigation
  • Y-tronic bluetooth AIS on test
  • Maritime Navigation and Information Services (MarNIS)
  • Book Review: Sea of Glory by Nathaniel Philbrick
  • MV Karen Danielson : Collision with the Great Belt Bridge report
  • Obituaries: John Oates, Michael Warren, Joseph Webber, Michael Field,

July 2006 (286)

Contents

  • Automatic Mooring Systems
  • Meester Pilot Where Are You? The grounding of the APL Panama
  • Obituary Feature: Alfred Venn, The Last of the Bristol Channel Sailing Pilots
  • Obituaries: Jeffrey Spall, Archie MacDonald,

April 2006 (285)

Contents

  • AIS Update
  • MV Stolt Aspiration / Tug Thorngarth Collision findings
  • Mooring Bitts for Towage
  • Obituary: John (Iain) Cambell Peterson
  • Book Review: Bow Tug Operations with ASD Tugs by Henk Hensen

January 2006 (284)

Contents

  • 118th Conference 2005
  • Obituaries: Jim Callaghan (2), R F Youde, John (Mike) Leney,
  • DVD Review: the BGreat Port of Bristol by Snowbow productions
  • Nelson Funeral Reinactment

October 2005 (283)

Contents

  • MV Stolt Tern grounding
  • Eastern Mediterranean Yacht Rally 2005
  • Gloucester pilot and cartoonist, George Woolard, retires
  • Obituaries: Peter Byers, Mike Young, James Anderson
  • Compulsory pilotage in the PSSA of Torres Straits
  • Portable Pilotage Units (PPU)
  • Book Review: Four Times a Scapegoat by Douglas Harvey
  • Pilot Error?

July 2005 (282)

Contents

  • Watchkeeper fatigue
  • Pilotage Laws 1888: Commander Cawley
  • MV Rocknes update
  • Book Review: Cairn Line of Steamships 1876 – 2005 by Gilbert T Wallace
  • Obituaries: Hein Mehrkens, Donald MacArthur, Ray Hooker, Clifford Lea, John Yarrow, Jim Callaghan,

April 2005 (281)

Contents:

  • Martin Lee: The Last “Grand Mat” of the Amicale Internationale des Captianes au Long-Cours Cap Horniers (AICH)
  • MV Karen Danielsen: VTS failure?
  • AICH UK branch history: Martin Lee
  • MV Fortius: Accident report
  • Book Review: Mariner’s Launch by Ray Solley
  • Obituary: James (Jim) Callaghan,

January 2005 (280)

Contents

  • 117th UKMPA conference
  • 11 days adrift in an open lifeboat: True story by Neil MacNeil
  • EU Education Certification Training & Standards (ECTS) for Maritime Pilots project
  • Obituaries: Gianfranco Gasperini, Joseph Duhig, Neil MacNeil

October 2004 (279)

Contents

  • Pilotage History: Part 2
  • MV Rockness Capsize
  • IMO Resolution A960
  • Master / Pilot Relationship: MV Astor
  • Tide program review: Neptune Tide
  • Liverpool Pilotage: WW2 update
  • Obituaries: Donald Twells, John Halton,

July 2004 (278)

Contents

  • Pilotage History Part 1
  • TotalTide tidal program review
  • London Pilots Pilot “Concorde”
  • Liverpool Pilotage during World War 2
  • Obituaries: Gerard Couch, Leslie Finch, Peter Holbrook,
  • Liverpool Pilot Cutter: Charles Livingston erratum & update

April 2004 (277)

Contents

  • Integrated Bridge Systems
  • AIS & VTS
  • Immersion & Hypothermia
  • Book Review: Marine Pilot by John Foot
  • Loss of the Liverpool Pilot Cutter : Charles Livingston
  • Obituaries:Eric Jones, John Burgess MBE, Peter Johnson, Michael Belsey, Frederick Tapping

January 2004 (276)

Contents:

  • 116th Conference 2003: Liverpool
  • A visit to Poland
  • PLA Bridge simulator
  • AIS Update
  • Liverpool veterans honoured & Battle of the Atalntic
  • Obituaries: Eric Jones & John Stuart Burgess

October 2003 (275)

Contents:

  • Piloting the FPSO “Bonga” on the Tyne
  • Nature of Pilotage: Michael Grey, Lloyd’s List
  • Incident reports: Jody Millennium & Tai Ping
  • High Lift Rudder: Becker or Lumley?
  • Obituaries: D. Mackenzie, T A Hood
  • Video Review: Snowbow’s “Great Liners” Vol 21: Ships to New Zealand

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