The heightened hull efficiency in conjunction with a new-to-market Tier III emissions system from MAN provides the latest in efficient clean operations for high-speed, long-range diesel pilot boats. The diesel engines and tankage offer the power demand to reach operational cruising speeds of 25+ Knots and sustain this over long range transits, as is required in the area of operation. The Tier III exhaust system then minimises diesel emissions in accordance with future IMO marine Tier III standards to come, requiring a 70% reduction in nitrogen oxides (NOx) over that of the current Tier II standards.
The new vessel will feature Hamilton waterjet propulsion providing a highly manoeuvrable platform for pilotage duties along with protection against damage from log debris, vital to operations in BC. Also installed is a large section Camarc Popsure fender system for protection against boarding impacts during pilotage. When delivered, the new vessel will join the PPA fleet including 4 other Camarc pilot vessels; two 22m boats built in 2000-2003 and subsequently two 19.9m boats built in 2008. Ocean Pacific have worked with the Pacific Pilotage Authority for a number of years on maintenance and refit work on their existing fleet and this order represents a significant step in delivering a new high-tech vessel incorporating the latest in design, build and technology.
Article TWO NEW METAL SHARK PILOT BOATS NOW SERVING PORT OF NEW ORLEANS
by Metal Shark Boats - published on 20 November 2019
Article Sixth High-Speed Launch for Delta Pilots
by Gladding Hearn Shipbuilding - published on 27 November 2019
Article NEW PILOT BOAT DPC TOLKA ARRIVES IN DUBLIN PORT
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 5 December 2019
Video SWATH Technology by Abeking & Rasmussen
SWATH@A&R – AN IDEA ON THE RISE
Visit company profile: Abeking & Rasmussen
For thousands of years ships have been firmly anchored in human identity. They have benefited and advanced the human kind in countless ways. And yet all along this amazing journey seafarers have been plagued by seasickness, an incessant and relentless nausea caused by the ship’s rolling and rocking. Many experts have tried to find the remedy for the persistent ailment, but always with moderate success.
That is, until Abeking & Rasmussen took up the challenge in 1999 in their usual, intense way and set new standards in on-board comfort and seakeeping with the development of the SWATH technology. Since then, the shipyard delivered almost 30 extremely accomplished SWATH@A&R (Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull) vessels that owe their success to one groundbreaking advantage – stable and calm voyage even in high and stormy seas. With the innovative technology the shipyard won accolades across the shipbuilding world and took its rightful place as the world market leader in this highly promising industry sector.
Video Lesath and Procyon. Pilot vessels at the Port of Rotterdam
Article Safehaven Marine to build a second S.A.R. Interceptor 48 for the Faroe Islands Rescue Service
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 16 June 2020
Safehaven Marine have signed contracts with the Faroe Islands Rescue Service for an Interceptor 48
‘self-righting’ S.A.R. (Search and Rescue craft.) This is the second S.A.R. Interceptor 48 we have
supplied to the Faroe Islands following ‘Sverri’ in 2013, which has worked very well in the
challenging North Atlantic seas they face off the Islands, with her crew being totally confident with
her seakeeping abilities, performance and reliability during rescue operations over the last 7 years.
Article SWATH & SWASH Technology - Smoother pilot boarding
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 3 July 2020
Video Physical Pilot Ladder Simulator (Chile)
by Maritime Innovation Center Chile
This physical ladder simulator was design for crew training in the ladder arrangement and for all the users especially for pilots.
We think that it will be a very important complement for IMO Assembly Resolution A.1045(27) and SOLAS, Chapter V, Safety of Navigation, Regulation 23.
It was present in the 10th Latin-American Pilot Forum in Montevideo in September 2019.
Available information for training in Chile firstname.lastname@example.org