Koopa Swing Basin Simulation

Ships arriving to the Port of Brisbane continue to get larger and the Port continues to improve its capacity to manage these vessels. Work has been underway on a new swing basin, the “Koopa” swing basin, to allow larger container ships to be turne...

Brisbane Marine Pilots hosted a very successful ISPO Conference

Brisbane Marine Pilots hosted a very successful annual International Standard for maritime Pilot Organizations (ISPO) conference and meetings here in Brisbane on Wednesday 17 & Thursday 18 October 2018. The venue was the Stamford Plaza Brisbane...

Mission to Seafarers Brisbane has been shortlisted in the ISWAN World Seafarers Centre of the year!

Seafarers Brisbane made the top 6 Seafarers centres in the world, as nominated by the Seafarer, up against some of the worlds biggest ports. The winner will be announced soon.
http://seafarerswelfare.org/news-and-media/latest-news/shortlist-a...

Quality Accreditation

Brisbane Marine Pilots (BMP) has undergone the necessary auditing to continue its certification to the ISO Standards related to Quality, Environment and Safety as well as re-certification to the International Standard for Pilotage Organisations (...

BMP assists Seafarer

A number of our Pilots have been visiting Ben in the Nambour hospital. Ben was medevac’d off a passing ship earlier in the month. The pilots have been reporting Ben is in good spirits but being far from his home in the Philippines is naturally fee...

BMP trains with Careflight

On January 15th our Launch Crews partnered up with CareFlight to conduct water winch training exercises. A number of scenarios were practiced including winching from the Launch, winch from a raft and in water rescues. The Launch also stood by to a...

Pilot Goes Wild

One of our Pilots, Paul, made a guest appearance on the kids TV show Totally Wild. Paul gave an overview of the role of Marine Pilots. For those who missed the show, it can be seen on the TennPlay website Totally Wild, season 23, episode 160. Li...

Service Recognised

Congratulations and thank you to our Pilots Steve, Chris and Graham. This year marks a significant milestone in their service to Brisbane Marine Pilots. Steve has piloted in Brisbane for 25 years. Chris and Graham have each been recognised for th...

BMP Website

The updated BMP website has been launched. The site endeavours to better meet the needs both our internal and external stakeholders. We have sought to better communicate what we do in an effort to improve the communities understanding of our role,...

Pilot Information Environment

BMP and EMPILOT have commenced the rollout of the Pilot Information Environment one element of which is the digitisation of our Passage Plans, the primary tool used to communicate with ship Masters and Crews. The system ensures all Pilots have the...

Under Keel Clearance Program

Brisbane Marine Pilots is pleased to have been collaborating closely with the Port of Brisbane, Maritime Safety Queensland, DHI and other port stakeholders in the development of a state of the art under keel clearance program. Pilots have been att...

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