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Press Article: Standard Club voices safety fears over increase in remote pilotage

11 May 2020

The rapid uptake of remote pilotage during the coronavirus pandemic could be compromising safety, according to protection and indemnity insurer Standard Club.
Port authorities have been adopting remote pilotage — which guides ships based on communication between the bridge, a shoreside pilot and vessel traffic services (VTS) staff — to protect pilots from infection by eliminating contact with crew.

The full article is available on the right, with kind permission of TradeWinds