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Monday, October 22, 2018

Capt. Mike Watson elected new President of the International Maritime Pilots Association

The International Maritime Pilots Association (IMPA) has elected Captain Mike Watson (US) as their new President at the 18th IMPA Conference held in Havana, Cuba. Capt. Watson, the current President of the American Pilots Association (APA), will succeed Capt Geoff Taylor who has retired. We extend our sincere thanks to Capt Taylor for his help and assistance during his term of office as IMPA president. Capt Otavio Fragoso of Brazil was elected as the new Senior Vice President of IMPA.


INTERTANKO congratulates Capt Watson and Capt Fragoso on their election to these important leadership positions within IMPA. INTERTANKO looks forward to working with both of them to address issues of common interest aimed at improving maritime safety and at protecting the marine environment.


Contact: Howard Snaith