SWATH & SWASH Technology - Smoother pilot boarding

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SWATH & SWASH Technology - Smoother pilot boarding
photos and graphics by Abeking & Rasmussen

SWATH and SWASH are interesting technologies that allow a vessel to sail much more calmly in high waves. A stable and calm position of the ship is especially important for pilot boarding. We have put together some content (articles and videos) about SWATH and SWASH on our website over the course of time. At the end of this article you will find more information and facts as related content.


Swath@A&R – An Idea on the Rise

For thousands of years ships have been firmly anchored in human identity. They have benefited and advanced the human kind in countless ways. And yet all along this amazing journey seafarers have been plagued by seasickness, an incessant and relentless nausea caused by the ship’s rolling and rocking. Many experts have tried to find the remedy for the persistent ailment, but always with moderate success.

That is, until Abeking & Rasmussen took up the challenge in 1999 in their usual, intense way and set new standards in on-board comfort and seakeeping with the development of the SWATH technology. Since then, the shipyard delivered almost 30 extremely accomplished SWATH@A&R (Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull) vessels that owe their success to one groundbreaking advantage – stable and calm voyage even in high and stormy seas. With the innovative technology the shipyard won accolades across the shipbuilding world and took its rightful place as the world market leader in this highly promising industry sector.









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Article What is a SWASH pilot boat? What's the difference to the SWATH technology?

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

At the A&R shipyard in Germany, the successful principle of SWATH boats was further developed in 2013: The SWASH principle allows sea-going, smaller and more economical boats.

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Video SWASH by Abeking & Rasmussen

Found on YouTube. Created by "abekingundrasmussen"

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Video Swash@A&R "Explorer"

Found on YouTube. Created by "abekingundrasmussen".

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Video Improper use of VHF leads to collision - Human errors contributing most to nav accidents today

Found on YouTube. Created by "Banjara Cinema".

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Video Safe at sea with satellites (AIS)

Found on YouTube. Created by "European Space Agency, ESA"

At sea, space technology is used to help save lives every day: managing traffic between ships, picking up migrants and refugees in distress or spotting oil spills. The European Space Agency is once again at the forefront developing new technologies and satellites: to keep us safe at sea and to monitor the environment. Space makes a difference here on Earth and certainly at sea where there is no infrastructure.

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Opinion Pilot Ladder - The Weakest Link in Marine Pilotage

by Capt. Santosha K Naya - published

Pilot transfer arrangement is a sensitive topic to be discussed among the pilot’s fraternity. Although ships are designed and operated with compliance to the SOLAS requirements in all respects including the pilot transfer arrangements, there has been numerous deficiencies observed related to pilot transfer arrangements. The small deficiencies from the part of ships cause life threatening accidents for pilots and sometimes to the ship staff themselves. There are many instances of defective ladder and complacency in proper rigging of ladders has been reported almost every day in different parts of the world. Many pilots lost their life, severely injured for life and face many minor to major accidents. The latest incident being the Capt. Timothy Murray of Sandy hooks Pilot.

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Video Chart Projections and Chart Accuracy - ECDIS

Found on YouTube. Created by "Marine Online".
With the increasing accuracy and reliability of navigational receivers, this part of the video module will try to establish a better understanding of the mathematical definition of the Earth’s surface and mapping of this curved shape onto a plane surface.

Chart Projections and Chart Accuracy
https://youtu.be/kOaWimnAN-U

Principle Used For Creating Electronic Charts
https://youtu.be/xY_MBubhUFs

Display of Electronic Charts
https://youtu.be/qnoFO0T-cLo

Route Planning With ECDIS
https://youtu.be/s5ebZQru7mg

Sailing With ECDIS
https://youtu.be/GZrmzE24K44

Whats is Electronic Chart Display?
https://youtu.be/l6d6TifI2hA

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Video Discussing video: Pilot Transfer to Ship by Helicopter

Found on YouTube. Created by "Camote XPrez"

Let us see how a maritime pilot is transferred by helicopter to a ship. In this video, we discuss briefly some procedures in a helicopter/ship operation for the transfer of pilots.

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Video Trinidad and Tobago Pilots' Association Anniversary

Trinidad and Tobago Pilots' Association Anniversary

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Video M+ I Poor planning & lacking Master Pilot teamwork leads to collision of ship with Jetty

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Editors Note:
For people in Europe and in the days of a general me-too debate, it may seem a little strange that a male captain meets a female pilot and seems to ignite a romance.

There must be many more female pilots, but cooperation on the bridge must be professional, especially from the male colleagues.
I am sure that the creators of the video want to show that it is unprofessional if the captain and the pilot do not fully concentrate on their important work.

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