Legal Aspects of Pilotage: 4-Hour
The 1-Day Legal Aspects of Pilotage course is a 4-hour course of instruction outlining the legal basis of US State Pilotage, including the historical precedent for the legal position of the independent US State Ship Pilot and other relevant factors relating to the personal liability of piloting.
This program is presented by experienced pilot counsel and/or representatives from the American Pilots Association.
- Understanding State Pilotage
- Origins of US pilotage law
- The Lighthouse Act of 1871
- Guy v. Donald and the independent ship pilot
- Role of the pilot
- Representing the interests of the State
- The criminalization of the mariner
- Current legal issues in pilotage
Information and Bookings
All courses include lunch and class materials. Local accommodations and travel assistance available through our admissions office. Please call MPI Admissions at (985) 867-9789 or click below to contact us for more information.