Information & Rules of conduct for maritime pilots regarding COVID-19
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 19 March 2020
The virus: SARS-CoV-2
SARS-CoV-2 (Sars-CoV-2, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2), formerly 2019-nCoV, 2019-novel Corona virus, novel Coronavirus 2019 and Wuhan Coronavirus.
This is the trigger.
The disease: COVID-19
The virus causes the disease called COVID-19 (for coronavirus disease 2019) and is the trigger of the COVID-19 pandemic, which was classified by the WHO as a "health emergency of international concern" on 30 January 2020 and as a pandemic on 11 March 2020. In public, the virus is usually (after the virus family) referred to as novel coronavirus, new coronavirus, coronavirus, corona only or occasionally (after the disease) as covid-19 virus.
Symptoms of COVID-19
- difficult breathing
Watch video from the WHO about the virus
Rules of conduct for maritime pilots regarding COVID-19:
Source: post of Christopher Robin on Facebook
Information by the Australian Government about Corona
Article Information for Marine Pilots about novel coronavirus by Australian Government
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 10 February 2020
An information sheet for marine pilots about novel coronavirus. Published by the Australian Government - Department of HealthRead more...
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.Read more...
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:
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BUILD YEAR 2015
Length, Overall: 12.0 m
Beam Overall (with fender): 3.0 m
Draft (full load, hull): 0.95 m
Displacement (full load): 6.400 kg
Cabin: 4, air supported seats
Speed (max): +27 kt
Fuel capacity: approx. 350 ltr.
HULL, DECK AND SUPERSTRUCTURE:
The boat is made of a combination of glass- and carbon fibre as
sandwich construction with PVC as core material.
The fender is composed of rigid foam filled profile, covered with
PUR, to guarantee maximum buoyancy. The fender has a D shape
profile to increase the internal usable beam.
Composite deckhouse featuring seats for passengers and crew.
Both decks can be accessed from the cabin.
Removable deck sections to access bow thruster compartment and
Stowage for mooring equipment.
Railings and transfer ladders.
5 mooring bites.
Decks are self bailing.
Three mooring cleats.
T E C H N I C A L
ENGINES, PROPULSION, STEERING & MANOUVERING:
1 x Volvo Penta D6 330hk
1x Craftsmann side thruster
Complete engine instruments with RPM, temperature, oil pressure
and voltmeter for start batteries supplied by engine manufacturer.
Integrated composite approx. 350litre tank with hatch and filling
Electronic fuel gauge for tank.
All fuel systems are pressure tested.
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM & LIGHTING:
All electrical wiring in marine cable.
12-volt electrical system.
Windshield wiper with interval relay, standing position.
Internal light in cabin.
Work light, type LED.
Search light installed in front of cabin
Integrated 220V shore charge system, including 20m shore cable.
Inverter for 220V outlet in cabin
Main switches with separate battery systems for start,
navigation / consumption.
NAVIGATION & ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT
1 x 12” Chart plotters RayMarine E125
1 x Ray49E radio, 1x Ray218E radio with hailing horn
1 x closed 4 kw radome
1 x Evolution autopilot
1 x Plastimo compass.
1 x Sailor VHF
Automatic and manual bilge pump system.
Fire extinguisher at helmsman station. SeaFire module in
engineroom. 6 pax Zodiac liferaft.
Article New Zealand MPA Guidance to manage COVID19
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 22 April 2020
Following engagement with the New Zealand Maritime Pilots Association President, Steve
Banks, the following information is intended to provide guidance to support New Zealand’s
Maritime Pilots to carry out their critical functions.
Article The magnetic north pole migration - What a Pilot should know
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 22 February 2019
The Arctic magnetic pole does not move anymore. It runs, faster and faster. In recent years, even faster than expected. Therefore, geo-researchers have now had an unscheduled change to their world model and adjust their calculations, so that navigation with compass and other navigation aids such as a Pilot Plug, used by pilots around the world, continue to work.Read more...
Video Porthos Lima, presented during the 53rd EMPA GENERAL MEETING
Conapra's Technical Director, the pilot Porthos Lima, presented during the 53rd EMPA GENERAL MEETING the application developed for smartphones, inspired by the 2017 IMPA SECURITY CAMPAIGN. This tool allows pilots to report deficiencies in the Pilot Packing Arrangements and ship equipment, and these reports are instantly available to all Brazilian pilots. In the presentation Mr. Lima, representative of the Brazilian Maritime Pilots Association, showed how the App works and presented its features.
Read the full article about this app here View video...
Video Watch our weekend video to relax: "Boat Stories - The Bideford Pilot"
Found on YouTube. Created by "North Devon Moving Image".
The Bideford Pilot with Roger Hoad & the crew of Two Rivers II
A short film about the Bideford Pilot. Part of the Boat Stories North Devon series.
Note the calm and skilful team work as the pilot boat crew head out night and day, winter and summer over the notorious Bideford bar to meet big ships out at sea, get the pilot on board and escort the ships safely up river into Bideford, Appledore or Yelland harbour.
Filmed & edited by Matt Biggs - Artaura Productions. Music composed & produced by Tom Watkins - Yard 1 Studios. Directed & produced by Jo Stewart-Smith
This is part of the Boat Stories North Devon project www.boatstories.co.uk supported by www.northdevonimage.org.uk.
Article IcePad, Smart download and view satellite images of sea-ice
by Drift + Noise GmbH - published on 26 July 2019
Download and view satellite images of sea-ice on your mobile device or PC within an intuitive map-based interface.Read more...