Pilots bear the brunt of non-standardised ecdisTaken from: Marine Electronics & Communications /ECDIS 2012
Throughout the world there are a number of regions where deepsea pilots (DSPs) are employed, including the British Isles, the Baltic Sea, the Australian Great Barrier Reef and the Straits of Malacca and Singapore. Though not mandatory, such pilotage is recommended under IMO resolution A. 486 (XII).
There are a number of reasons why shipping companies choose to employ the services of a DSP, including fatigue management for senior officers and assistance with language issues. Normally the DSP tak....Please login to read the rest of this story
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