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A day in the life of a TasPorts' Marine Pilot


published on 5 November 2019 306

Video by Tasmanian Ports Corporation

TasPorts' Marine Pilot Nick Hess recently produced a video from footage our crews have captured around Tasmania.

The video provides an amazing insight into the work TasPorts’ Marine Pilots undertake every day around the state - an essential part of the business that not many people get the opportunity to see.
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