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Video Safety of Navigation vs. Commercial Pressure
Found on YouTube. Created by "ROMEILs Tv".
Safety of Navigation vs. Commercial Pressure / ROMEILs Tv
Commercial Pressures impacts the safety of the vessel, study says
Seafarers are pressured to keep quiet and keep the ship moving by ship operators, who dont want to lose inccome.
Ship's officers who bring safety issues to the attention of management are exposed to the risk of retaliation. As whistle-blowers they may face punishment, demotion or even termination.
International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots (MM&P) has published a study on shipboard safety, which focuses largely on the safety implications of the commercial pressures faced by the shipping industry worldwide.
Maritime Pilot and His Duties
While captains are in-charge of ships, the role of a maritime pilot is equally important. Te duties of maritime pilots are quite different from that of the ship’s captain. As the name suggests, Marine pilots help in manoeuvring ships while arriving or departing a port.
While the ship’s captain handles the job of navigating the ship in the water, when the situation gets risky or there is any situation which demands greater skill in the manoeuvring of the ship, the ship pilot acts as the person who advises the captain what route to take and what changes need to be made during ship’s routine manoeuvring while entering or leaving a port.
The role of the pilot increases even further when the size of the ship is taken into account. Ships that carry cargo or are used as oil tankers need the expertise of pilots as they are quite heavy and difficult to manoeuvre. The bulk of the ship makes it important that there is a pilot who can navigate the ship safely without any loss. Marine jobs like that of a marine pilot also help in protecting the marine life and habitat.If the entry to a particular port is quite narrow, then the pilot has to be used because it’s the pilot who knows the way and ensure that the boat or ship passes through the narrow gateway without any incident.
The maritime pilot, keeping in mind all the above factors is therefore hired locally. The factor of the pilot being local ensures that he is familiar with the water area and thereby is able to guide the ship appropriately.
The marine pilot however is not a direct employee of the ship. He is like an outside expert hired to oversee ships navigating in the waters. This being the case, it can be said that the marine pilot is not actually a part of the ship’s crew and therefore does not travel along with the crew. He has a special charter craft (pilot boarding vessel) from which he enters the ship that he has to control. This charter craft could either be a helicopter or another boat (Generally the later one is used). He then enters the ship and makes sure that the manoeuvring of the ship is done as required.
Proper coordination between the Bridge Team members and the Maritime Pilot is very important. If the Master feels that the action of the Pilot will put the vessel at risk he/she can clarify it as he is the overall incharge of the vessel.
Situational AwarenessToo many ships are grounding, colliding or coming into close quarters with each other simply because masters are unaware of what is happening within and around their boats. In other words, they lacked situational awareness.
Situational awareness means:
having a good perception of your surroundings at all times
comprehending what's happening around you
predicting how this will affect your boat
This Video is uploaded for viewing and sharing on How Commercial Pressure affect the Safety of Navigation of Vessel.
Video Understanding and Preventing Tug & Barge Risks
Found on YouTube. Created by "Merrimac Marine Insurance LLC".
Understanding and Preventing Tug & Barge Risks
The maritime industry relies on tugboats and barges for a wide range of applications. Tugs are used to pilot vessels into and out of ports, while barges are used to transport bulk materials. The relationship between tugs and barges is critical, as most barges are not self-propelled and must rely on the skilled operation of a tug or tugs for propulsion.
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Video Podcast: Reshma Nilofer, Maritime Pilot, Kolkata Port Trust, India
Found on YouTube. Created by "Shipping Podcast".
Welcome to the 154th episode of the Shipping Podcast with Reshma Nilofer, the first female maritime Pilot in India and one of few in the world. Reshma takes us on a journey on how to reach your dream goals. She is a powerful woman and a role model to many.
Reshma Nilofer was the first female maritime river pilot, and the current Indian President awarded her with the "Woman Power Award" in 2018. The Woman Power Award is an annual award given by the Ministry of Women and Child Development of India's Government to individual women or institutions that work towards the cause of women empowerment.
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Video Pilotos Prácticos del Pacífico S.A.S / Pacific Pilot's S.A.S (Versión Extendida Inglés)
Opinion Conversation with Brett Monthie, a Tampa Bay harbor pilot
by Tampy Bay Times - published on 13 January 2021
Opinion Five questions for Thomas Bøggild, Project and quality manager, Greenland Pilot Service
published on 11 January 2021
Video Pilot Ladder on Ships- Correct rigging procedure 2020
Found on YouTube. Created by "Capt.Vijay".
Correct method of rigging pilot ladder explained.
As explained, a large number of reports related to the use of pilot ladders which are too long relative to the vessel’s draughts. As a result, the excessively long ladders require shortening up before being deployed for boarding pilots. In these cases, ship crew shortens the pilot ladders, using D-shackles to choke the side ropes at the required height along the ladder’s length. In this method, the D-shackle is first secured to a hard point on the deck, such as a pad eye, and the ladder rope threaded through the shackle. Shortening ladders using the D-shackle method causes the weight of the ladder to be taken up by the D-shackle impacting directly against the mechanical securing clamps (widgets) which secure the ladders treads in place, Tokyo MoU explains.
Video Pilot via Helicopter to our vessel - Time Lapse
Found on YouTube. Created by "Karanvir Singh Nayyar".
MOST BEAUTIFUL MOMENTS
It was an early morning arrival in the port of Le Havre FRANCE 🇫🇷 with the sun just about to rise !!
The moment & lighting was so spectacular that the GoPro struggled to capture everything & do justice .
I managed to capture - in my opinion the best TIME LAPSE till date .
Also not to miss out the catch of the video - HELICOPTER OPERATION 🚁
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