Pilots are not advisors to Masters

Good article

“the traditional privilege and honour associated with command appears instead to have become a risky and perilous burden” due to an ever-increasing range of responsibilities, but incommensurate legal rights.


This is the Captain as seen by a Pilot:

This is an excellent article.

As opposed to the Panama Canal Authority’s position, a great example of matters arising from this article is the “Ever Given” incident and the SCA’s devolution of all responsibility as detailed under “Responsibilities” within it’s “Rules of Navigation”.