Article Capt. Kevin Vallance awarded the Merchant Navy Medal
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 13 November 2020
Article e-book and international book order available: "Theory and Practices of Marine Pilotage" by Capt. Santosha K Nayak
published on 7 August 2020
This book was only available in some areas, now the author has created an e-book version. Furthermore it´s available on amazon as a paperback.
Completely new book on Ship manoeuvring techniques based on new revealing facts which have been brought to light. Must read for all the mariners to understand the behaviour of ships and how to control her behaviour during manoeuvring.
Article Historical pilot schooner "Elbe No. 5" collied with containership and sank.
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 9 June 2019
Video Docking a Mega Ship -- How Marine Pilot Manoeuvres a Ship in Port?
Found on YouTube. Created by "Marine Insight Unscripted".
Docking a Mega ship in a busy port requires an experienced marine pilot to ensure safe ship docking operation. This video is an excellent overview of how marine pilot manoeuvres a ship into the port. Manoeuvring is an operation during which a vessel enters or exits coastal waters of a country, crosses several ships on the way, and proceeds towards or departs from a berth or jetty of a port.
Shot By an experienced marine pilot Syatibi Azhari, who assisted MSC Ambra, one of the world's longest ship (400m), to dock safely in its assigned jetty in the Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) - Malaysia
The marine pilot of the ship makes an effective contribution towards safe navigation in confined waters and the approaching port, of which, they have an up to date local knowledge.
Video Credit : Syatibi Azhari