Article A member of our community is looking for a small used pilot boat
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 16 October 2020
Video Those Who Serve: Columbia River bar pilots risk their lives to guide cargo ships
Found on YouTube. Created by KGW News. (08/02/2019)
Columbia River Bar Pilots risk their lives every day and night to keep cargo ships moving across the dangerous Columbia River Bar. They work in any weather and help protect the environment by making sure the big ships do not crash on their way in or out of the river.
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Article Interview with Marine Pilot Esil Abibula: Crossing the Northwest Passage
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 18 December 2019
The Northwest Passage is the approximately 5780 km long sea route that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean north of the American continent. It crosses the Arctic Ocean and its marginal seas as well as the associated sea lanes through the Canadian-Arctic archipel ago.
Roald Amundsen made his first complete successfully crossing in 1903-1906 via the route discovered by John Rae through the James Ross Strait, Rae Strait and Simpson Strait on the small ship Gjøa.
Video 2019 Marine Notice regarding pilot transfer arrangements
Video Maiden voyage of HMM Algeciras #3-Busan-loading
Video LuxSpace ESAIL Packaging and Shipment
Found on YouTube. Created by "Luxembourg Space Agency".
Discover the final hours of packaging and preparations of the ESAIL satellite before it left Luxembourg.
The ESAIL microsatellite for tracking ships at sea has completed its latest environmental and system performance tests and set off for Europe’s spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
On 17 February the satellite left Luxembourg, where it was built by LuxSpace under an ESA Partnership Project with the Canadian operator exactEarth, sponsored by the Luxembourg Space Agency and other ESA member states.
ESA’s Partnership Projects aim to develop sustainable end-to-end systems, right up to in-orbit validation.
The satellite is being transported aboard a Cargolux 747 aircraft to its launch site in Kourou, French Guiana.