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Pilotage to Hinkley Point Jetty

  During August pilotage of ships to the Hinkley Point C Jetty commenced in earnest. Bristol Pilot Garry Strangwood conducted the first act, taking the Aastun onto the jetty on 6th August. 3 million tonnes on concerte is required to complete the HPC project, and a significant proportion of the material can now be “shipped” rather…

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  This month sees the retirement of Bristol’s two longest serving pilots, Tony Anderton and Andy Harris. Tony and Andy both joined Bristol Pilots in 1995 and were the first non-apprentice pilots to do so. From canal barges to cape class bulk carriers and everything in between, they have safely completed many thousands of acts of…

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