Welcome to The UK maritime Pilots Association

Welcome to The UK Maritime Pilots’ Association

In the United Kingdom, 95% of goods imported and exported pass through our seaports.

The United Kingdom Maritime Pilots’ Association (UKMPA) is the representative professional body for Maritime Pilots in the United Kingdom. Marine Pilots are highly skilled experts authorised to pilot ships in their respective districts. Taking the navigational conduct of the world’s largest vessels during the often most hazardous part of their voyage. The fundamental purpose of maritime pilotage is to ensure safety, security, environmental protection and port efficiency.

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News

News

Every Step Matters- Pilot Boarding Safety

Every Step Matters- Pilot Boarding Safety

Published on April 18th, 2017

Guidance on required boarding arrangements for pilots Claims experience over the past five years includes ...

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Events

Events

Specialist Man Overboard & Injury Prevention Workshops – April 2017

A unique programme of two one day events for the sub IMO / sub 24 metre professional sector is being held ‘back to back’ in Southampton UK on 25 & 26 April 2017. The fast moving workshop style programme brings together an international group of experts armed with the latest knowledge to identify problems that affect the maritime sector worldwide - and highlight potential solutions!

Hosted by: Shock Mitigation
Venue: Grand Harbour Hotel, Southampton
Date: 25 & 26 April 2017
Time: 0900

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