Pilots are often involved in navigational incidents leading to groundings and
collisions. Pilots have roles, responsibilities and authority and should fully
cooperate with Masters and Officer of the watch at all times.cooperate with
Masters and Officer of the watch at all times.

The Master is in command of the ship at all times with only one exception when
transiting through the Panama Canal.

The following
notes are few recommendations for Shipowners, Masters and
Officers of the watch for prevention of casualties whilst pilots are on board.
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