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Pilotage Team

The Port of London Authority Pilotage department ensures the effective and economic provision of pilotage services within the London Pilotage District 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Marine Pilotage Manager

David Newbury

Deputy Marine Pilotage Manager

Kevin Beacon

Pilotage Support Officer

Jamey Ballanger

Pilotage Support Officers

Luke Smith

Florin Puscasu

Assistant Pilotage Support Officer

Tommy Phillips

Pilotage Administrator

Tracy Hammond

Pilot Coordinators

  • Michael Cochrane
  • Maria Durrant
  • Katarzyna Pietruszewska
  • Paul Smith
  • Melissa Dommett
  • Elaine Lipscombe


  • Karl Buckwell
  • Michael Shrosbree
  • Tony Hornsby

Find out more about the Port of London Authority's Pilotage service.