The first phase of the program provides candidates with the knowledge required to become a Trainee Marine Pilot. Phase 2 has been designed to provide the appropriate experience needed to practically apply Phase 1.
Sadly, many sea users are complacent of the risks involved and some people overlook the simplest safety precautions.
Aligning the standards used in the US and Europe would make life a lot easier for everyone
“Keeping your eye on the ball is obviously a catch cry back to cricket, but on the water, it’s significant because there are so many things that do change every time you go out,” he explained.
“Aligning the standards used in the US and Europe would make life a lot easier for Australian companies exporting pleasure craft,” Mr Henry said.
The industry operators have been out there applying the standard for a few years and I’m sure that some have encountered areas that could be clarified or revised.