Resolution: 0.1 degree per min
Range: +/- 60 degrees per min
Weight: 469 grams
Dimensions: 136x86x49 millimetres
Battery Life: 12+ hrs
Data Output: Bluetooth and USB
Auxiliary Output: Pilot Plug AIS
Certifications: DNV shipboard RFI electronics standards, DNV certification of ROT accuracy
Design / Operation Points and Features:
The unit can charge and operate at the same time from a USB power source (computer or 115 / 230 VAC wall adapter powered USB port).
Minimum safe compass distance: 2 feet / 610 millimeters.
Minimum safe distance for VHF radio operation: 3 feet / 915 millimeters for 5 watt handheld unit
Normal operation is via the wireless Bluetooth™ connection and the USB (wired) port is used as a backup or for a second pilot.
AIS data from the ships pilot plug can be re-transmitted through the unit for convenience.
The unit can maintain a synthetic heading from the gyro data for several minutes in case of ships gyro or heading indicator system failure.
Article Pilot spots dolphins in Kopli Bay (Estonia)
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 7 June 2020
Opinion The feel of the ship: The essence of Piloting
by Captain Ricardo Caballero "Themaritimepilot" - published on 3 June 2020
Article Costa Diadema transits Suez under remote pilotage
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 3 April 2020
On Monday, March 23, 2020, Admiral Osama Rabie announced the successful transit of the Italian passenger ship COSTA DIADEMA in the northbound convoy through the new Suez Canal, coming from the United Arab Emirates heading to Italy. Special measures were applied, as 65 Coronavirus cases were reported on board which required piloting the vessel remotely through pilotage team boarded on two escorting tugs in full coordination with the transit control offices and navigation monitoring stations in a first of its kind scenario in the history of the Suez Canal.
Video Harbor Pilot Boarding at Norfolk Virginia
Found on YouTube. Created by SEAL Sea Air Land.
After passing Norfolk Virginia Naval Base, the Pilot boat Steven Mc. Allister brought the Harbor Pilot, the Pilot boat got alongside and the Harbor Pilot boarded safely and guided the vessel towards the berth/terminal.
#NorfolkHarborPilot #NorfolkPortsmouth #VirginiaMarinePilot
Video Self-Righting Test Fast Pilot Launch for Dutch Pilots (2012)
Video Safe Passage in The Singapore Strait - Eastbound
Found on YouTube. Created by "Videotel".
Safe Passage in The Singapore Strait is a training package of two videos and an Interactive computer-based learning module produced by the maritime authorities of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. The aim is to improve safe navigation in the Strait. It is distributed free of charge worldwide. Copyright is with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (c) 2016.