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The XXIV IMA Congress will be held in Dakar, Senegal on the 22-27 April 2018. A number of the AMPI executive are attending, stay tuned for more information and a synopsis of the event. 

2018 Darwin Workshop 

The next AMPI workshop will be held in Darwin on 19-21 September 2018. 

Online registration and session details will be provided at a later date, but for now contact if you have any enquiries.

Click here to view the workshop page.

2017 Annual General Meeting.

The 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held in Fremantle on Wednesday 29 November on the final day of the Spring Workshop. 

From AMPI media release

"AMPI is pleased to advise that Captain Neil Farmer has been elected as President of AMPI after the planned retirement of Captain Rob Buck from the board of AMPI."

Click here to read the full Media Release for the 2017 AGM.

AMSA 2018 Navigation Safety Symposium

Registration is now open for the "NAV18" AMSA navigation Safety Symposium to be held on the Gold Coast 1-3 May 2018.

Visit the NAV18 website here.
View the provisional programme here.

Man Overboard Eden

On the morning of February 3rd 2017 the passenger vessel ‘Pacific Eden’ was due to arrive at 0700 into the Port of Eden anchorage. It was a typical summer’s morning with light Northerly winds below 5knots, calm seas and no swell ... click here to read more.

Shipping Safer with Marine Pilots

Maritime pilots are a strong and essential link in the structure that underpins the safety of international shipping. This was the message delivered by IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim to the 70th national assembly of the Italian Maritime Pilots Federation (Fedepiloti) in Rome, Italy, on 11 April.

Read the full speech transcript here.


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