According to information from “Dominica News Online” and “Dominica Air and Sea Ports Authority”
Capt. and Marine Pilot Burliegh Oscar Bruno died suddenly on Saturday, January 18.
The Board, Management and Staff of DASPA wish to express deepest condolences to the family and friends of one of their Marine Pilots.
Whether he died in the exercise of his job is not yet known.
Article Sandy Hook pilot Dennis Sherwood has died after falling during embarking
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 30 December 2019
Article In Memoriam of Captain Dennis R. Sherwood (1955 - 2019)
by Bianca Reineke, lutheran Pastor, Germany - published on 3 January 2020
Ladders are the bridges for crossing the rough seas of our lives.
When you are a Marine Pilot at work, hoping and praying that the ladders which let you embark the vessel are stable, safe and not dangerous.
In Memoriam of the late Captain Dennis Sherwood who passed away on Monday the 30th of December.
Article Death of Pilot Dennis Sherwood: IMPA President statement to IMO. New photos of Maersk Kensington.
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 23 January 2020
Article Marine Accident Brief - Collision of Dixie Vandal Tow with Moored Trinity and Tow
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 8 April 2020
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.
Video Marine Pilot falls in Water During Embarkation
We do not put videos of accidents on our website out of voyeurism. We would like to point out that the work of a pilot is always dangerous, especially when embarking and disembarking!
These incidents should be a warning. It can hit anyone out of carelessness.
Dear pilots, please always be mindful and always think of your safety!
Video Maritime Training: Pilot Ladders: Safe Rigging Procedures
Found on YouTube. Created by Maritime Training:
Pilot transfer operations always involve risk, even when conditions are favorable. Learn the essential safety procedures involved in this operation.
Visit https://www.maritimetraining.com/Course/Pilot-Ladders-Safe-Rigging-Procedures to purchase the full-length version.
Video TRENZ Pilot Plug - Firmware Update (Windows & WiFi)
This video shows how to update the firmware of your TRENZ Pilot Plug using the TRENZ Pilot Plug Manager and a Windows 10 machine.
The TRENZ Pilot Plug Manager is downloadable for free. Get it here: https://manager.trenz-pilotplug.com/
Please visit https://trenz-pilotplug.com/ for more information.