Mission Statement

It is declared to be the intent of the Maine Pilotage Commission to provide a system of state pilotage that,

1) offers maximum safety from the dangers of navigation for vessels entering or leaving the waters of the State of Maine,

2) is devoted to the safety of vessels, crew, and cargo, and the continuing protection of the environment, and vessels,

3) provides high standards for proficiency,

4) enhances commerce and navigation, and

5) educates the public about the role of pilotage.

A History of Pilotage in Maine

By Kasey Feld

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