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International Standard for Maritime Pilot Organizations
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ISPO

The ISPO (International Standard for Maritime Pilot Organizations) is a standard of best practice for pilots and pilot organizations, improving safety and quality. Providing self-regulation and transparency in pilotage standards to all port related stakeholders.

International Users Group
The responsibility for the ISPO standard lies with the International Users Group of ISPO-certified organizations (IUG).

To demonstrate the quality and efficiency of our service, the Association’s management took the decision to implement a safety and quality management system and in this regard the ISPO emerged the system of choice.
Kurt Duncan,
Chairman of Trinidad and Tobago pilots


Vision
ISPO is the preferred quality standard for maritime pilot organizations worldwide.

Mission
Gives stakeholders clear and transparent information regarding the quality and reliability of the service provided by maritime pilots.

News

Approach the pilot with confidence

Hellenicshippingnews.com - If your ship is arriving at a strange port, how should the master consider the forthcoming relationship with the pilot? It is an important question, in that the ship will be at its most vulnerable, no matter what port she is approaching.

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