The Maritime Industry is global and IMPA is recognised as the only global representative of over 8300 Maritime Pilots across 52 countries. We use the resources of our membership to promote effective safety outcomes in pilotage as an essential public service.
Benefits of Membership
Representation of Maritime Pilots at The IMO, a United Nations specialised agency with over 160 member states, recognised authority to set international standards of ship safety and vessel-source pollution prevention and control
Source of information and advice on all aspects of the profession, and recommended contacts
Representation of the profession at other international fora
Connection with other Pilots/Association on specific/shared issues
Access to a unique website
Improvements to personal safety which the Association obtain via IMO/ISO
Free publications & Library
The International Pilot magazine
Biennial conferences where IMPA brings together pilots' associations from around the world, enabling them to air common concerns, compare experiences and pool their expertise in order to formulate IMPA views and policies that are both convincing and practical to implement.