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Rhode Island State Pilotage Commission
c/o Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
Division of Law Enforcement
235 Promenade Street
ABOUT THE COMMISSION
The Rhode Island State Pilotage Commission was establised to: provide maximum safety from the dangers of navigation for vessels entering or leaving the waters of this state; to maintain a state pilotage system devoted to the preservation and protection of lives, property, and vessels entering or leaving waters of this state at the highest standard of efficiency; and, to insure an adequate supply of pilots well qualified for the discharge of their duties.
The Rhode Island State Pilotage Commission meets on the first Thursday of each month with the exceptions of July & August. Meetings are held at the Department of Environmental Management, Division of Law Enforcement offices at 235 Promenade Street, Providence Rhode Island. Meetings are open to the general public. One public hearing is required to be held each year for the purposes of reviewing any proposed changes to the Pilot Regulations, to assess the need for new pilots and to take comments from the public, and all other matters under the jurisdiction of the Commission.
Captain E. Howard McVay, Jr., Chairman
Mr. Larry Mouradjian
Captain J. Peter Fritz
Gary Powers, ESQ, Legal Counsel to the Commission
Joanne Scorpio, Secretary to the Commission