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NZMPA Pilotage - Best Practice

2012 Review of Inflatable Lifejackets
The Australasian Marine Pilots Institute
2012 Conference
March 2013 Workshop Report
Port ASH



Welcome to The NZMPA Website



- The 2014 Conference will be held in Wellington in November - see the September edition of The Pilot.

- See the June Edition of The Pilot for Lew's report on the IMPA Conference

-- See the December issue of the Pilot for coverage of the AGM & ConferenceNZM


-- NZMPA March 2013 Workshop report - Link


- Pilots PPE - We need input from other Pilots. New Plymouth Pilots have provided a file showing what they use.


  IMPA Notice 858 - Pilot Fatality


- IMPA Notice 857 - Situation in Port of Buenaventura, Colombia


- NZMPA 2012 Conference presentations


-  The link below is to the QOL update and information on Maritime NZ website:,

NOTE: Some older Qualifications will require people to transition to new qualifications.

UPDATE Dec 2012: Go to the SeaCert page


- Required Boarding Arrangements for Pilots.

                 Poster here.

At IMO MSC 90 the new “Required Boarding Arrangements for Pilot” poster was approved.

It must be remembered that the arrangements shown on the poster are for ships constructed after 1st July 2012, so change will take time. 22 May 2012



- Port ASH - short video clips visit - Link.

- Linked In - NZMPA have a Linked In Group

- NZMPA Pilotage Best practice Document - Contact The President with comments.




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Editor of "The Pilot"
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