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.
The responsibility for the ISPO standard lies with the International Users Group of ISPO-certified organizations (IUG).
ISPO is an accessible industry specific standard, managed by a group of users, that provides transparency to shipowners and stakeholders. It contributes industry self-regulation through a voluntary code of best practice.
Eric van Dijk,
Chairman of the Dutch Pilot Corporation
Abu Dhabi Ports hosts the ISPO IUG Conference 18th and 19th October 2016.