Be A San Francisco Bar Pilot!

Be A San Francisco Bar Pilot!

SAN FRANCISCO – The Board of Pilot Commissioners for the Bays of San Francisco, San Pablo, and Suisun (BOPC) announced plans to host an examination for entrance into the maritime Pilot Trainee Training Program during the week of June 3, 2019. Applications are due no...
A Mate’s First Watch

A Mate’s First Watch

Each year, mates and engineers graduate from maritime academies, and with new licenses in hand, they join vessels to transit the world. Today, Karin Björk shares what it was like navigating a vessel for the first time as a new officer. Six years ago, Karin Björk from...