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The Associação of Pilotos de Barras e Portos was founded in 1995 and has, throughout these years of existence, sought to achieve increasing importance in the various domains of the maritime-port sector, fundamentally due to its markedly technical nature, from which the added value for their socio-professional intervention.

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As of March 3, APIBARRA now has three more partners, the Cte. Carlos Santos, João Albuquerque and José Lopes from the Port of Lisbon. At the moment we have 94 members, including 5 retired colleagues, 2 former pilots, 5 colleague...
On the 11th of April, at 1000, at the Auditorio Infante D. Henrique in the Administracao dos Portos de Douro e Leixões, S. A., the ordinary General Assembly of APIBARRA – Associação dos Pilotos de Barra e Portos will take...
IMPA’s position on why lifelines are not used in the transfer of Bar Pilots
We mark another year of the tragic accident that killed our colleague Cte. Miguel Conceição, pilot of the port of Lisbon, on February 28, 2018. Yes, it’s been 4 years. What was done? Not as much as we’d like. We have...
The Navy, through the Ponta Delgada Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Center (MRCC Delgada), in conjunction with the navigation agency of the “Bensaúde” group, coordinated, from 11 to 13 February, the rescue of a crew m...
The EMPA General Assembly will take place from April 26 to 28 at the Hilton Antwerp hotel, which will include two technical days: EMPA Pilots Addressing the Climate Emergency Digitalisation and Cyber Threats in Pilotage  
According to an email received today from GRH/GP – Gestão de Pessoas, the terms can be consulted in the attached document or through the link:
The national piloting is in mourning. It is with great sadness and regret that we hereby communicate the death of Cte. Daniel de Spínola Pitta, who, among several positions he held both in Portugal and in Mozambique, held the pos...
The speedboat Cte. Celso Madeira, built by the Irish shipyard Safehaven Marine, Pilot I modelntercetor 48forpilotingoperationsinthePortofSinesin Portugal, is undergoing sea trials and will be delivered during the month of January ...
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