BC Pilots have been in the business of keeping 15,000 miles of the province’s waters safe since the mid-1800’s and have an exceptional safety record and provide independent service to every company across the shipping industry.
From Alaska to the southern Canadian border, under the Pilotage Act, we are mandated to board and guide any foreign ship coming in or out of BC’s ports for safety, efficiency and environmental protection.
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