Acting chief executive officer Anthony Donald said TasPorts currently
delivered pilotage services on a 24 / 7 basis at all primary ports
around the state.
“The company employs 11 pilots to provide this service, ensuring safe shipping navigation around Tasmania,” he said.
“TasPorts will be adding one additional pilot to the roster in the south and one in the north.”
Mr Donald said in addition to meeting its MAST deed obligations and
managing shipping movements in the state’s ports, the additional pilot
resources would assist manage leave and fatigue issues for the pilot
“There is greater diversity in the pilotage services we are
delivering given the increase in shipping movements in Tasmania,” he