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Commendation: Tristan Gurd, Falmouth Pilot by Mike Robarts

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M.V Kuzma Minin: Image Courtesy: Falmouth Coastguard Rescue Team

The Chairman in his report noted the brave efforts of Pilot Tristan Gurd in the rescue of the vessel M.V Kuzma Minin and her crew.

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‘I’ve got a nice little job for you’ : Martin James

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I’m sure every pilot has received a phone call from the pilot office and had these words said to him. Read the rest of this entry »

Report of the 2018 IMPA Congress Senegal, 21-27 April 2018: Peter Lightfoot

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The UKMPA delegates: L-R: Don Cockrill MBE, John Pearn, Nick Lee,Mike Morris & Peter Lightfoot

At IMPA 2012 in London, it was announced that Senegal would host the 2018 IMPA Congress. Read the rest of this entry »

APPMPG update Hywel Pugh

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I represented the Association at the recent All-Party Parliamentary Maritime and Ports Group (APPMPG). Read the rest of this entry »

UKMPA member receives MBE from The Queen

Martin Phipps was a Southampton Pilot. When he was appointed Southampton Harbourmaster he remained a UKMPA Member, continuing to maintain a strong interest with pilotage.

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Social Networking

 

 

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UKMPA members are all encouraged to participate in the forum debates on Linkedin. To join the group, sign up for a Linkedin account and type “UKMPA” into the group search box which will take you to the relevant registration page.

Follow @UKPILOTS on Twitter for pilot safety and other industry information.

Chartered Master Mariner Award

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UKMPA Secretary General Don Cockrill MBE receives the HCMM Charter award

The Honourable Company of Master Mariners (HCMM) under its Royal Charter has been allowed to grant Chartered Status to Master Mariners. Read the rest of this entry »

NEWS FROM THE UK PORTS

 

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London Cruise Terminal welcomes a giant of a cruise liner in Tilbury The giant Mein Schiff 3 cruise liner sailed into the London Cruise Terminal in Tilbury this morning (12 th Sept) as part of a seven-night European cruise. The 293 metre ship, owned by TUI Cruises, is the largest cruise liner that the terminal has welcomed. It had an incredible 2700 passengers disembarking for sightseeing trips around London and the local area. Read the rest of this entry »

Annual Conference 2017: Mike Robarts

The UK Maritime Pilots Association Conference took place on 20 and 21 September 2017 in Middlesbrough. Read the rest of this entry »

Regional Committee News

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News from Scotland (Region 4)

 

Recent years have seen an increase in large private yachts visiting the Clyde and West Coast of Scotland. Read the rest of this entry »

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