Information for Marine Pilots about novel coronavirus by Australian Government
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 10 February 2020
This information sheet includes:
- what are the symptoms of coronavirus?
- how does coronavirus spread?
- what is Australia doing?
- what vessels have additional coronavirus requirements?
- how do I find out if a vessel may be subject to additional coronavirus requirements?
- how can I reduce my risk?
- am I subject to enhanced health screening and isolation recommendations if I pilot a vessel?
- what should I do if I develop symptoms after disembarking the vessel?
- will I be contacted if I have been exposed to someone with coronavirus?
- other information
- where can I get more information about coronavirus?
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Article Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for shipping industry by ICS
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 9 March 2020
Thursday 5th March – The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has issued brand new guidance for the global shipping industry to help combat the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The comprehensive 22-page document has been produced in collaboration with prominent international bodies.
Article Information & Rules of conduct for maritime pilots regarding COVID-19
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 19 March 2020
Information about Corona, COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2.
Article Current status of the next upcoming Maritime Pilots' events
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 23 March 2020
What events and meetings for Maritime Pilots are scheduled? Which events are canceled or postponed?
An overview on Marine-Pilots.com:
Opinion Comment of Harry Klenner: Harbour pilots and climate change
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 16 June 2020
Comment of Harry Klenner (Presidente de la Asociación Chilena de Prácticos de Puerto): Nowadays, apart from having to take measures to avoid contagion with the Covid-19, port pilots have to consider another factor that has become present on the planet and which, by the way, our country has not been unaware of.
Article Maritime Big Data in Demand - Vessels on a Map Is No Longer Cutting It
by GateHouse Maritime A/S - published on 30 October 2019
In the last couple of years several paid as well as free tools have made it easier than ever to access vessels on a map. Although vessels shown on a map have their place, authorities and industry are understanding the greater potential and value of the underlying AIS data.
Article Cargo ship RIMINI collided with lock gate, Kiel Canal
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 19 May 2020
The ship could not slow down and sailed against the Old North Lock - “Alte Schleuse Nord”.
Video HMM ALGECIRAS - The world's largest container ship arrives at Hamburg
Found on YouTube. Thanks to "Jan Tiedemann" for these fantastic pictures.
This morning i was up to see the maiden call of the world's largest container ship at the Port of Hamburg. The HMM ALGECIRAS of HMM trades between the Far East and Europe and she can carry up to 23,964 teu. Here at Hamburg, the ship will be handled at the CTB Terminal of HHLA Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG. It was an early start today since the ship already entered the port at 6h in the morning!
#hamburg #shipping #containership #megamax #elbe #record
Article A helpful "Dangerous Ladders Tool: The app “NO RUMO CERTO” from Brazil
by Porthos Lima, Brazil - published on 17 January 2020
My name is Porthos Lima and I am the Technical Director of Brazilian Pilots Association. I have been working as a Pilot for 20 years. I am here today to introduce you to our App "No Rumo Certo". The App was inspired in 2017 IMPA SAFETY CAMPAIGN.
Opinion Anti-Entrapment Pilot Boat
by Captain Francesco Aiello - Honorary Member Fedepiloti ROMA, Italy - published on 21 April 2020
The entrapment problem of a pilot ladder has not yet been solved and has prompted Captain Francesco Aiello to seek a solution. His very simple idea (patented) has been internationally recognized as innovative.