Captain Andrea Morrison confirmed as first female Deputy Branch Pilot
Apr 19, 2017
Captain Andrea Morrison was confirmed as a Deputy Branch Pilot at the April meeting of the Pilot Board of the Port of Corpus Christi Authority.
Captain Morrison is a graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York, and has sailed aboard several liquid bulk carriers that have called Port Corpus Christi.
As a Deputy Branch Pilot, Captain Morrison will dedicate her attention to learning the challenging dynamics of our waterway, including new terminals and channel extensions during a 120 day riding observer period. With successful testing and completion of observer period, Captain Morrison will be presented to the Port Corpus Christi Pilot Board for a formal request to the State of Texas Governor for approval as a Deputy Branch Pilot of the Port Corpus Christi Waterways.