New national draft standard for Australia's trainee pilots

November 2009
Ausmarine;Nov2009, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p14
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The article reports on the draft standard on Competencies for Trainee Marine Pilots released by Australia's National Marine Safety Committee (NMSC) for public comment and feedback. According to NMSC CEO Margie O'Tarpey, the new standard will ensure a constant supply of pilots in the future and will address the skill shortage as well. Marine Safety Agencies will be assisted by the new standard to achieve a national approach which will lead to a more fluid movement of marine pilots in Australia.


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