Canadian Pilotage

Delivering Outstanding Value for All Canadians

It is sometimes said that the best briefings only take a few minutes. In respect of pilotage, the evidence is straightforward: all key performance indicators demonstrate that Canada’s pilotage system performs exceptionally well.

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Nanos Research was retained to conduct a survey of 1,000 Canadians in 10 federal ridings with marine waterways. A strong majority of respondents believe a situation where marine pilots exercise judgement without shipowner influence is best for keeping Canada’s waterways safe.

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Marine Pilotage in Canada: A Cost Benefit Analysis

For the first time since the Pilotage Act was enacted, this study provides a cost-benefit analysis of pilotage services in Canada.

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Pilotage in Canada

In this video CMPA President, Capt. Simon Pelletier discusses:

  • CMPA’s Role
  • The Regional Nature of Canada’s Pilotage System
  • Challenges Facing Pilotage

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