Marine Accident Brief - Collision of Dixie Vandal Tow with Moored Trinity and Tow

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Marine Accident Brief - Collision of Dixie Vandal Tow with Moored Trinity and Tow
The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released a Marine Accident Brief about an accident that occurred in March 2019, involving the towing vessel Dixie Vandal, noting that the BNWAS alarm didn't prevent the fatigued pilot from falling asleep.
Original Marine Accident Brief by National Transportation Safety Board (PDF)
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by Marine-Pilots.com - published

An authentic report by Marine Pilot Capt. Agha Umar Habib (Port of Sohar, Oman) about a dramatic incident on July 23, 2019.

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Article Report on the collision on 8 November 2018 between the frigate HNoMS Helge Ingstad and the oil tanker Sola TS

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Part one report on the collision on 8 November 2018 between the frigate HNoMS Helge Ingstad and the oil tanker Sola TS outside the Sture Terminal in the Hjeltefjord in Hordaland county

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Article In Memoriam of Captain Dennis R. Sherwood (1955 - 2019)

by Bianca Reineke, lutheran Pastor, Germany - published

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.

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by AIMPA - published

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Video AIS Track CMA CGM MISSOURI grounding in Suez Canal on Oct. 14 2020

Found on YouTube. Created by "Marine-Pilots".

Container ship CMA CGM MISSOURI ran aground in Suez Canal while transiting in southern direction, at around 0930 UTC Oct 14. As of 1745 UTC, probably refloated or moved, several Suez Canal tugs attending. Traffic probably suspended, but it’s not confirmed. No information on what caused grounding.
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Thanks to Marine Traffic and Nolan Dragon.

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by Marine-Pilots.com - published

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by Marine-Pilots.com - published

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Found on YouTube. Created by "HamiltonJet"

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Video Marine pilot apprenticeships - British Associated Ports

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