AIMPA Journal Issue III - October 2020 for download here

by AIMPA - All India Marine Pilots' Association - published -
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AIMPA Journal Issue III - October 2020 for download here
Editor's note:
Opinion pieces reflect the personal opinion of individual authors. They do not allow any conclusions to be drawn about a prevailing opinion in the respective editorial department. Opinions are usually deliberately formulated in a pronounced or even explicit tone and may contain biased arguments. They are intended to polarise and stimulate discussion. In this, they deliberately differ from factual articles you typically find on this platform, written to present facts and opinions in as balanced a manner as possible.
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Opinion AIMPA has published "Providing Peek into Marine Pilots' World" - Issue II

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The PDF of the second issue is available for download here

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Article Shri Sanjay Bhatia releases AIMPA's maiden Marine Pilots' Journal (Download here)

by AIMPA - published

Shri Sanjay Bhatia former Chairman of Mumbai Port and Indian Port Association (IPA) expressed pleasure while releasing the All India Marine Pilots Association’s (AIMPA) maiden Issue of “Marine Pilot’s Journal” and applauded the efforts in taking out this kind of Journal to help highlight issues of pilots.

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Opinion A report on AIMPA’s Webinar on “Reconceptualising Indian Maritime Pilotage”

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The need to hold such a webinar was felt from the interaction over several months of AIMPA members through its President, Capt. Gajanan Karanjikar, with Capt Simon Meyjes and Capt.Ravi Nijjer - both instrumental in the thorough upgrade of pilotage

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Article Pilot spots dolphins in Kopli Bay (Estonia)

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

Marine pilot Indrek Sülla (Eesti Loots) spotted dolphins in the waters of Kopli Bay, off the coast of Tallinn, a few days ago. This is a very special event in this region and so far north.

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Article "The 20,000 TEU Club" - The fleet of the largest container vessels.

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

The fleets of container vessels storing more than 20,000 TEU is growing. Today the 20,000 TEU Club includes 69 vessels with a total capacity of 1,495,798 TEU.

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Article How to Avoid Catching COVID19 whilst Piloting

by The United Kingdom Maritime Pilots' Association - published

The United Kingdom Maritime Pilots' Association (UKMPA) has all been inundated with CV19 communications from all manner of sources in the last few weeks. Here is a condensed collection of information from the UKMPA.

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Article The magnetic north pole migration - What a Pilot should know

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

The Arctic magnetic pole does not move anymore. It runs, faster and faster. In recent years, even faster than expected. Therefore, geo-researchers have now had an unscheduled change to their world model and adjust their calculations, so that navigation with compass and other navigation aids such as a Pilot Plug, used by pilots around the world, continue to work.

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Article DanPilots incorporate Pilotladdersafety in E-Learning programme

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

DanPilot, Denmarks state pilot organization have incorporated the information of Pilotladdersafety.com in their e-learning module for pilots.

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Video Departure Bremen Port, Germany | Pilot on the Bridge | Pilot Boat Swath

Found on YouTube. Created by "marinerong turagsoy"

Editors note:
Pilot Boat "Döse" built by A&R

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Video S-102 Bathymetric Surface Product for a Safe Passage

Found on YouTube. Created by "Maritime Simulation and Resource Centre".
Specialized training for maritime pilots

Quebec City, Quebec, Canada – June 23, 2020 – The Maritime Simulation and Resource Centre (MSRC), a world-class pilot simulation training and port feasibility studies facility, is pleased to announce the release of an informational video on the new S-102 standards on surface bathymetry products.

In the video, Captain Pascal Rhéaume, pilot and member of the technical committee for the Corporation of Lower St-Lawrence Pilots, an active stakeholder involved in the project, introduces the progress made on the development of the S-102 standards. He presents a brief history of navigational charts and explains how technology has allowed these charts to evolve concurrently with the maritime industry as a whole. Captain Rhéaume highlights the groundbreaking benefits of these new standards and how they can greatly improve navigational safety for all seafarers across the globe.

As mentioned in a previous joint press release on November 5, 2019, the Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS) wishes to promote the implementation of the new S-100 standards to provide mariners with access to additional information (bathymetry, surface currents and water levels) and greater versatility in the display of these data. CHS took advantage of World Hydrography Day to present the work conducted in relation to the S-102 standards and to broadcast Captain Rhéaume’s video.

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