Captain Louis Rhéaume joins the MSRC

23 January 2019

Quebec, February 19, 2019 – Mr. Paul Racicot, Director of the Maritime Simulation and Resource Centre (MSRC), is pleased to announce the arrival of Captain Louis Rhéaume to the team. Mr. Rhéaume joined the MSRC on January 28 and will supervise the implementation of maritime expertise projects and provide his professional and administrative experience to the pilots in training.

Louis Rhéaume is a graduate of the Institut maritime du Québec and holder of a Master Foreign Going Certificate. He was a pilot on the St. Lawrence River in the Quebec-Escoumins sector from 1984 to 2018, President of the Lower St. Lawrence Pilots Corporation from 1999 to 2001 and member of the Board of Directors of the Laurentian Pilotage Authority from 2006 to 2018. Mr. Rhéaume holds a major in marine transportation from the Université du Québec à Rimouski (2002) and a certificate in intermodal transportation from the Canadian Institute of Traffic and Transportation (CITT). A yachtsman in his spare time, Louis Rhéaume has, throughout his career, worked on numerous committees and working groups and enjoys an impressive reputation within the maritime community in Quebec and Canada.

“The MSRC is delighted with the arrival of Mr. Rhéaume, an experienced pilot with a thorough knowledge of the Quebec maritime industry.” said Mr. Racicot. “Mr. Rhéaume has an exceptional background. His vast experience will be a valuable asset for the Centre, which enjoys international recognition for its high-calibre training for marine pilots.”

“I am very happy to be able to continue to put my experience to good use for the benefit of the pilots,” said Mr. Rhéaume. “Being a pilot requires a wide range of skills and I look forward to sharing these with my colleagues.”

About the MSRC

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Captain Louis Rhéaume joins the MSRC