IMPA is hosting examples of best practice and protocols during Covid-19 times

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IMPA is hosting examples of best practice and protocols during Covid-19 times
IMPA has published examples of best practice together with a letter from Capt. Simon Pelletier, President of IMPA. Please find PDFs below.
COVID-19 PILOTAGE PROTOCOLS AND GUIDELINES
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Article How to Avoid Catching COVID19 whilst Piloting

by The United Kingdom Maritime Pilots' Association - published

The United Kingdom Maritime Pilots' Association (UKMPA) has all been inundated with CV19 communications from all manner of sources in the last few weeks. Here is a condensed collection of information from the UKMPA.

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Article Costa Diadema transits Suez under remote pilotage

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

On Monday, March 23, 2020, Admiral Osama Rabie announced the successful transit of the Italian passenger ship COSTA DIADEMA in the northbound convoy through the new Suez Canal, coming from the United Arab Emirates heading to Italy. Special measures were applied, as 65 Coronavirus cases were reported on board which required piloting the vessel remotely through pilotage team boarded on two escorting tugs in full coordination with the transit control offices and navigation monitoring stations in a first of its kind scenario in the history of the Suez Canal.

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Article Corona causes financial impact on some Marine Pilots

by Frank Diegel, CEO & Founder Marine-Pilots.com - published

Fewer vessels in voyage mean less pilotage and this means less income for many Pilots. Not every Pilot is an employee and many pilots are self-employed and organised in a brotherhood per example. They are earning only money if they are piloting a vessel. No vessel – no money.

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Article ‘Smart Ports. Piers of the future' brings together six large ports

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

For the first time, the ports of Antwerp, Barcelona, Hamburg, Los Angeles, Montreal and Rotterdam come together to showcase their most advanced digital transformation and sustainability projects at their dedicated ‘Smart Ports’ exhibit

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Article Obituary Capt. Andrew Holton Stegen (87) - Crescent River Port Pilots

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

October 24, 1932 ~ October 22, 2020 (age 87). Member of Crescent River Port Pilots’ Association, serving as a river pilot for 34 years.

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Video Maiden voyage of HMM Algeciras #5-Yantian-berth

HMM Algeciras at Yantian (8th May)
See the world’s largest containership (24,000 TEU) departing Yantian with a world record number of TEU’s on board (19,621 TEU). Wishing you ‘fair wind and following seas’ HMM Algeciras, through to Suez (25th May) then beyond to Rotterdam (ETA 3rd June), Hamburg (7th June), Antwerp (11th June) & London Gateway (14th June)

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Article Rio de Janeiro Pilots have a new president

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

Everton Schmidt assumed the position with the commitment to maintain the activities during the new coronavirus pandemic.

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Video Information about novel Coronavirus from the World Health Organization (WHO)

What do you know about the novel Coronavirus that is causing a health emergency?

Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). A novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans.

Watch this short video to find out more.

Further resources are available online here:
https://openwho.org/courses/introduct...
https://www.who.int/emergencies/disea...

and learn about OpenWHO, WHO’s new interactive, web-based, knowledge-transfer platform offering online courses to improve the response to health emergencies here: https://openwho.org/

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Video 14,4 m Pilot Boat, Nekton

Found on YouTube. Created by "NEKTON BOT".

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Video DJI Mavic 2 Pro - Foyle Leader Pilot Vessel

Found on YouTube. Created by "Martin McKenna".

July 2020, short clip of Foyle Leader - Foyle Port's pilot vessel and crew in action, heading back to Greencastle after dropping a pilot off on an inbound cargo ship www.nightskyhunter.com

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