Electronic Master / Pilot Exchange (eMPX)
John Barker has been working for Ports of Auckland Limited for the past 23 years as a Pilot, the last 15 years as Senior Pilot.
He has driven a number of key technology projects within the Port. Among these have been the introduction of PPU into the Pilotage service and latterly the development of the MPX form from a paper based process to a fully electronic and digital process, providing the pilotage industry a state of the art solution to a modern pilotage problem. He is also working strongly to evolve the Ports in-house competency based Marine Pilot Training Program (PTP).