Visit Rome 

Which places to visit in Rome? Rome (or Roma in Italian) is the capital of Italy and has a population of 2.8 million, the Romans. According to legend, Rome was founded by the twins Romulus and Remus in 753 BCE. The city is located on the banks of the river Tiber and was founded on top of seven hills; Palatine […]

EMPA Newsletter 004

Editorial Dear Colleagues, Dear readers, You may be wondering why no Newsletter was issued in the spring. As EMPA, we would like to apologise for this not happening. It was partly due to the fact that all Covid rules relaxed and we needed all the time to properly organise the General Meeting in Antwerp. As […]

Discover Fedepiloti

WHO WE ARE The Italian Maritime Pilot’s Federation was officially born on March 20, 1947. In the hall of the Library of the Marcantile Navy Ministry, the National Assembly deliberated the constitution of the Italian Federation among the Port Pilots Corps by electing a Board of Directors and the first President of the Federation in […]

2022 EMPA GM Antwerp release

Last week, the representatives of sea pilots from 24 nations organized in the European Maritime Pilots Association held their general meeting in Antwerp. At the beginning of the event, the situation of the pilot colleagues in the Ukraine, with whom the EMPA is in constant contact, was discussed. Due to the long-standing friendships, concrete help […]