Job Marine Pilot (Dublin)

Dublin Port Company

Dublin, Ireland

Applications are invited for inclusion on a panel for the position of Marine Pilot. Dublin Port handles over 17,000 ship movements per year with approximately 4,000 of these ship movements requiring the expertise of a marine pilot. There are currently 12 marine pilots operating shift patterns to service ships on a 24/7/365 basis.

Video Our people at ports - Pierre Chays, Harbour Pilot and Marine Safety Manager

In the second of our series focusing on ‘Our people at ports’, we catch up with Pierre Chays, our Marine Safety Manager and Pilot who gives us a behind the scenes look at what our Harbours Team is doing during these difficult times in supporting the movement of essential freight services in and out of the Island. For him, it is very much ‘business as usual’ – and outside of his working hours he’s getting used to having another baby around the house.

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Opinion One of my favorite Marine Pilots' pictures of the year

by Frank Diegel, CEO Marine-Pilots.com - published

I think this is one of my favorite Marine Pilots' pictures of the year. Very powerful. What a dynamic photo! The moment was instantly caught by the photographer.

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Article Fewer ships and less pilotage: Kiel Canal suffers from corona crisis like many other waterways

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

In April, 25 percent fewer ships on the German Kiel Canal (NOK) - and things could get even worse. It seems that the exemplary situation at the NOK certainly affects many other channels in the world in a similar way.

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Article Wärtsilä simulator upgrade will enhance Le Havre pilot operations

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

The technology group Wärtsilä will supply a complete navigational simulator upgrade for the Le Havre pilot station in France. The intention is to provide the pilot station with a totally new simulator specifically adapted to the requirements of the pilots’ operations. The order with Wärtsilä was placed in February 2020.The new unique visualisation system to be supplied is based on 14 DP projectors, comprising seven main circular and seven ground projection systems. It features a panoramic 350-degree screen.

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Video Recommendation: Pilot Boarding Ship in Rough Weather in HD

Found on YouTube. Created by "NEW WORLD NEWS"

A maritime pilot, marine pilot, harbor pilot, bar pilot, or simply pilot, is a sailor who maneuvers ships through dangerous or congested waters, such as harbors or river mouths. They are navigational experts possessing knowledge of the particular waterway such as its depth, currents, and hazards.

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Video Singapore strait accident: Iranian Container Ship MV SHAHRAZ broke into two

Found on YouTube. Created by "marine path"

Container ship SHAHRAZ and bulk carrier SAMUDRA SAKTI I are reported to run aground in Singapore Strait south of St John Island at around 1900 UTC May 10, close to each other, while proceeding in the same direction, probably trying to avoid collision. As of 0700 UTC May 11, both ships remain in the same positions, coordinates don’t change. SHAHRAZ is en route from Port Klang to Yangshan China, SAMUDRA SAKTI I is en route from Belawan to Bayah, southwest Java.

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Article Cargo ship RIMINI collided with lock gate, Kiel Canal

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

The ship could not slow down and sailed against the Old North Lock - “Alte Schleuse Nord”.

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Video Detailed Track: Collision of "Carnival Legend" and "Glory" on Dec 20 2019, Mexico

Found on YouTube. Created by Made Smart Group BV.

Two Carnival cruise ships collided in Cozumel, Mexico on December 20th 2019, causing damage to both ships.

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Article A journey back in time: films of pilotage from 1940 to 1975 (USA, UK and Germany)

by Frank Diegel, CEO Marine-Pilots.com - published

Let us start a journey back in time. Back to the black and white films of history. The times have changed, but it is good to know what kind of things have changed and where are the roots of pilotage.

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The Mission of Marine-Pilots.com

The Mission of Marine-Pilots.com
The central task of Marine-Pilots.com will be to bring together the large community of Pilots with their specific themes in one place. With the support of the community, we want to gather all the information available worldwide about the pilot and his work and publish it on Marine-Pilots.com. We want to promote every form of cooperation and information exchange between Pilots and their partners on this platform.

“Coming together is a beginning;
    keeping together is progress;
      working together is success.”

Henry Ford

By providing information and services, we want to support and constantly improve the work of Maritime Pilots.

Our passion: improving Marine Pilots' work.

List of all organisations and companies offering pilot services in the world. Sorted by country or selectable in an interactive map.

Currently we have researched approximately 500+ organisations in 100+ countries.

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Reach over 5,000 pilots and 550 Pilot Organisations/Companies in 110 countries around the world with your advertisement on Marine-Pilots.com!

If you want to sell or look for used pilot boats or communication and safety equipment, click here!

Our Buyer's Guide gives a market overview of all companies worldwide that offer their products and services for marine pilots in individual categories.


All job offers and requests for a maritime pilot career.

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Share your job vacancies with our community.


Pilot organisations enter their job offers here and individual pilots can also submit their requests for a new job to the community.

What is the right job title for a pilot?
In English the term "pilot" can be misunderstood, because a "pilot" could also be the captain of an airplane. The terms "Marine Pilot" or "Maritime Pilot" describe more precisely that the pilot of a ship and not of an aircraft is meant. If we only write "pilot" on our page, then we always mean the pilot of a vessel.

In the future we will be able to publish a list of the professional titles "Pilot" here, which show the different spellings and designations for "Pilot" - also in different countries and languages.

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Who we are

Who we are
Marine-Pilots.com is a web platform for pilots and about pilots. For the work of pilots that we want to make better and safer worldwide.

We want to bring pilots, suppliers and interested parties together, generate a large community and promote the exchange of information among each other.

The web platform will initially be financed exclusively by advertising and sponsors. The use of the site is free of charge. Marine-Pilots.com always wants to deal fairly and objectively with all suppliers for the effective and efficient work of pilots. Objectivity and transparency are important to us.

Target groups of Marine-Pilots.com:
• Marine Pilots
• Organizations, associations, companies offering pilotage services
• Suppliers of pilot equipment, information and services
• Laymen who are interested in the work of pilots

Operational range
We already reach more than 4,400 pilots and their approximately 500 companies and organisations in more than 120 countries around the world. More than 1,000 people (September 2019) have already subscribed to our newsletter.

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Partners for Marine-Pilots.com wanted!

Partners for Marine-Pilots.com wanted!
We need various partners to help us build our platform of Marine-Pilots.com
We are looking for:
  • Content partners who supply us with pilot-specific content or exchange such content with us
  • Advertising partners who support us financially
  • Ambassadors and Moderators for Marine-Pilots.com
  • Pilots, who
    • provide relevant information to the Marine Pilots community
    • give us feedback and new ideas
    • who would like to contribute to the vision of Marine-Pilots.com
Who's in? We are looking forward to your mail to info@marine-pilots.com.

On Our Own Behalf

On Our Own Behalf

The company TRENZ GmbH is the owner and operator of the web portal Marine-Pilots.com. We want to make the web portal transparent, fair, neutral and objective for all marine pilots and all companies and organisations. That is our requirement.

TRENZ also offers products such as TRENZ Pilot Plug and other services for pilots.

We will subject our products and services to the same rules and requirements as the offers of other manufacturers and providers.

We are in favour of fair competition and invite everyone - in particular also our presumed competitors - to participate in Marine-Pilots.com and to improve the work of the Marine Pilots.


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