This is how we go to work. 😜— Capt. Ed Enos (@hicapted) February 25, 2020
Now imagine this at night, in the dark, pouring rain, ship rolling. You never see those videos ... but it happens plenty enough. pic.twitter.com/q0NFmCJ222
This is how marine pilots go to work (found on Twitter, by Capt. Ed Enos)
published on 25 February 2020
Article Pilot Transfer Arrangements
by Captain Kevin Vallance MNI - published on 2 October 2019
Most pilot embarkations and disembarkations around the world, are still carried out using a traditional pilot ladder, consisting of wooden steps supported and secured by side ropes.
Article A contempt for pilot safety and total disregard for the contents of the SOLAS Convention.
by Captain Kevin Vallance MNI - published on 4 October 2019
Tuesday, October 1st is the start date of the latest International Maritime Pilot Association's annual Safety Campaign.
Previous campaigns by the association have consistently shown results of pilot ladder deficiencies around the 20% mark.
Article Origins of the IMPA pilot mark
by Kevin Vallance deep sea pilot and author - published on 24 October 2019
There are many things in both our everyday and professional lives which we take for granted and never question the origins of, an example of this might be the IMPA recommended ‘pilot mark or pilot line’, which is sometimes seen on the side of vessels indicating where a vessels freeboard exceeds 9 metres.
Video Ship berthing in Durban, South Africa. Pilot comes via Helicopter.
Found on YouTube. Created by The Anumanify.
This is a video about a ship berthing in Durban, a beautiful city in South Africa. I made a musical timelapse and wanted to share this with you.
Hope you enjoy the video and please do leave feedback, and also like, share & subscribe.
The music used in the video is - 'Dreams Pt. II by Lost Sky'
Article 1,000 ways to secure a Pilot Ladder
by Arie Palmers, Netherlands - published on 10 January 2020
From that moment on I have been keeping a tally of the non compliant boarding arrangements I see in front of me on a daily base, and off course I participate in the annual safety campaign, conducted by IMPA each october.
Opinion "A Pilot Ladder has its Price!" - Statement of Joris J. Stuip (PTR Holland)
by PTR Holland® B.V. - published on 10 February 2020
Please read this statement of Joris J. Stuip from PTR Holland, Partner of Marine-Pilots.com.
We are happy to receive your comments in our new "comment section"!
Why do we see so many unapproved and low-quality pilot ladders? The answer is invariably price. OK, we all like a bargain, but ...
Video Submarine pilot boarding
Pilot boarding submarine HNLMS Bruinvis at North East Spit pilot station.
Pilot Captain Chris Renault.
Video Virtual Reality Example INGEMAR Naval Architects
How our Virtual Reality (VR DESIGN) software workd.
Article Colombo Dockyard delivers two pilot launches built for Sri Lanka Ports Authority
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 30 December 2019
Colombo Dockyard PLC (CDPLC) at a ceremony held on Monday delivered two Pilot Launches as per an Agreement signed with Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) on 1st February 2019.