At the end of October of GP "The Delta — the Pilot" the delegation of Pilot corporation of the Netherlands and the International group of users of the Code of ISPO (The international standard for the pilot organizations) visited. The commercial director of Pilot corporation of the Netherlands Tyeerd van der Voorn and the director of quality and safety of Pilot corporation of the Netherlands, the representative of the International group of users of the Code of ISPO Martin van der Hok were a part of this delegation.
Discussion of a question of possibility of introduction of the Code of ISPO in the GP "The Delta — the Pilot" pilot organization was the purpose of visit. About it reports a press - service GP "The Delta — the Pilot".
The Netherlands pilots visited GP "The Delta — the Pilot" divisions in Odessa, Nikolaev and Ochakovo. They presented the Code of ISPO and activity of the International group of users, and also gave the reports which have acquainted the Ukrainian pilots with experience of introduction and functioning of the Control system of quality and safety of pilot service of Rotterdam. Also foreign experts explained the mechanism of certification of any pilot organization on compliance to ISPO Code after introduction of the Control system by quality and safety.
Guests from the Netherlands expressed interest in accession of GP "The Delta — the Pilot" to the pilot organizations which already confirmed the compliance to the international requirements according to the Code, such as the pilot organizations of Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Trinidad and Tobago, Varna.
In return, experts of GP "The Delta — the Pilot" showed documentation of a control system of quality which functions at the enterprise, according to the GSTU ISO 9001:2001 standard.The special attention was paid to that at the enterprise there are considerable practices in the field of quality management, safety and environmental protection which can be used at introduction of the Code of ISPO, reports a press - service GP "The Delta — the Pilot".
Foreign pilots were acquainted with system of preparation and retraining of the state sea pilots. During a meeting it was underlined that on GP "The Delta — the Pilot" much attention is paid to questions of readiness of pilots to performance of the duties. In the Branch training center of delegation showed occupations on the exercise machine with use of various scenarios, including scenario of pilot conducting in Rotterdam port.
Representatives of pilot corporation of the Netherlands noted high level of technical equipment of the training center and professionalism of experts - teachers. It was underlined that in ISPO Code much attention is paid to training of pilots.
Discussion of questions of compliance of the organization of work of pilots in GP "The Delta — the Pilot" on PRDS "Ochakov" showed that activity of pilot service and documentation of the enterprise on quality management and safety already now in many respects correspond the requirement of the Code of ISPO and can be used by blocks at its introduction.