AMPI's President recently wrote to the editor of the Daily Cargo News, this was in response to a letter written earlier by the CEO of Shipping Australia, regarding competition in pilotage.
Following feedback from AMPI's initial letter to DCN, the AMPI President followed up with clarification of AMPI's position/opinion.
Click on the following links for more information
AMPI media release 01/2018 - President's letter to the editor
AMPI media release 02/2018 - President's follow up letter
See below a chronological list of letters to editor of DCN regarding competition in Pilotage - links to theDCN website
20.feb.18 - Letter to editor - by CEO Shipping Australia
28.feb.18 - Letter to editor - by AMPI President
02.mar.18 - Letter to editor - by Mr Perry Sutton, Torres Pilots
05.mar.18 - Letter to editor - by AMPI President (In response to first letter)
IMPA's Position on Competition in Pilotage
ATSB report on the grounding of Atlantic Blue *
* It is AMPI's opinion is that the above ATSB report highlights where some systematic and regulatory shortcomings were identified in 2009 by the investigation and as a result, the Regulator, service providers and the pilots all responded appropriately to achieve a positive outcome.