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EMPA Newsletter issue 005 published


published on 3 January 2023 142 -

The European Maritime Pilot´s Association has released the new Newsletter issue 005/2022.

The Newsletter begins with a poignant foreword from European Maritime Pilots'​ Association (EMPA) President Erik Dalege. There are also some excellent articles from Arie Palmers, Capt Mike Morris, MBE Ewan Rattray, The Georgian and Turkish Maritime Pilots, as well as a great article on Ignacio Chofré.
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