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Opinion Book review: Practical Ship Handling, Fourth Edition, by Malcolm C. Armstrong

by Kevin Vallance deep sea pilot and author - published

Some ship handlers today use electronic instruments from start to finish and these ships usually have powerful engines and thrusters and an almost unlimited number of personnel on the bridge.

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Opinion New book on Ship manoeuvring techniques: "Theory and Practices of Marine Pilotage" by Capt. Santosha K Nayak

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

This book investigates the science behind each component of manoeuvring a ship in confined waters, especially in port limits and the art to master it. Based on practical observations and analysis of each major and minor aspect of the manoeuvring of different types of vessels in different types of situations, this book put all relevant knowledge together for the reference of all concerned with pilotage and ship handling.

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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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Article COSCO Panamax bulk carrier aground again, Parana river

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

Bulk carrier COFCO 1 with 41,900 tons of soybean resumed sailing downstream after grounding, which took place on May 25-26, but at around 0630 UTC May 27 she ran aground again, this time in San Pedro area at 269 kilometer mark, Parana river.

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Article IHMA Congress 2020 goes virtual

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With the theme, "The Next Wave – Navigating Towards the Digital Future, the 12th biennial Congress will be delivered virtually from 5 - 10 October, 2020.

The Congress remains the key forum for IHMA members and the global ports sector to collaborate, network, share information, and provide updates on the latest industry technology and solutions.

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Article SVITZER STRENGTHENS OPERATIONS IN AFRICA WITH NEW CONTRACT WINS

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

Recently, Svitzer took an important step towards strengthening its presence in Africa by signing a five-year contract with Nacala Logistics in Mozambique for harbour towage, occasional pilot transfer and potential salvage work in the port of Nacala. At the same time, Svitzer also secured a five-year extension of its current contract with Egyptian LNG assisting the land-based Idku LNG plant with four tugs, two mooring boats and one pilot boat.

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Article IMPA Congress postponed to May 2021

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As a result of the extraordinary situation resulting from the global Covid-19 outbreak and, in particular, the various public health measures and travel restrictions implemented by many jurisdictions around the world to fight propagation of the virus, IMPA has decided to postpone its biennial Congress in Cancun to 23 to 29 Mayr 2021.

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Article Product Pirates risk the lives of Marine Pilots!

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

PTR Holland® are aware that certain parties have copied and supply, low-quality imitations of our rope ladders through several ship-chandlers in Rotterdam, Houston, Greece and in Turkey.

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Video Bulk Carrier Ship "SBI ZEUS" /Pilot Vessel "CATAMARÁN ANTARES" #ZonaComún #RioDeLaPlata / "VIVALDI"

Found on YouTube. Created by "@ultrabarqueros / Barqueros de Ultramar".

Bulk Carrier Ship "SBI ZEUS" / On board Pilot Vessel "CATAMARÁN ANTARES" #ZonaComún #ZonaComúnAnchorageArea #RioDeLaPlata #Argentine #Summer #Vivaldi #TheFourSeasons #MariSamuelsen

Buque de Transporte a Granel "SBI ZEUS" / A bordo de la Lancha de Prácticos "CATAMARÁN ANTARES" - Zona Común - Fodeadero Zona Común, Río de La Plata #Argentina


This video was filmed on board Pilot Vessel "CATAMARÁN ANTARES" and shows the moments when the Pilot Boat proceeded to the #BoardingStation #ZonaComún #RioDeLaPlata to the Bulk Carrier Ship "SBI ZEUS" (at anchor after Sanitary Authorities gave her the autorization to proceed), to start with the Maneuvering of Disembarking #RioParanáPilots

Este video fue filmado a bordo de la Lancha de Prácticos "CATAMARÁN ANTARES" y muestra los momentos en que la Embarcación de Prácticos se dirigió a la #EstaciónDeEmbarque, Zona Común, Rio de la Plata, al Buque Granelero "SBI ZEUS" (Fondeado, luego que la Autoridad Sanitaria autorizó a continuar), para comenzar con la maniobra de desembarque de Prácticos del Rio Paraná.


You can watch the full video by clicking on the following Link: / Puedes ver el video apretando en el siguiente Enlace: https://youtu.be/EL6yTAQIGLQ



Special appreciation to the Master of the Vessel "SBI ZEUS", his Officers and the rest of his Crew.

Agradecimiento especial al Capitán del Buque "SBI ZEUS", sus Oficiales y el resto de su Tripulación.


Special thanks to the Skipper of the Pilot Vessel "CATAMARÁN ANTARES", Mr. Carlos CURTI, his Chief Engineer Mr. Marcelo FALCON and his Bosun Mr. Agustín CURTI.

Agradecimiento especial al Patrón de la Lancha de Prácticos "CATAMARÁN ANTARES", Sr. Carlos CURTI, su Jefe de Máquinas Sr. Marcelo FALCÓN y su Contramaestre Sr. Agustín CURTI.


Special thanks to the Rio Paraná #Pilots Mr. Andrés NOCETI and Mr. Lionel MANES.

Agradecimiento especial a los #Prácticos del Río Paraná, Sr. Andrés NOCETI y Sr. Lionel MANES.


Date /Fecha: 29th. July 2020/ 29 de Julio del 2020.

Time /Hora: Since: 17:19 Till: 17:25 hours (Local Time) / Desde: 17:19 Hasta: 17:25 horas (Hora Local).



Music: "THE FOUR SEASONS" - "SUMMER" (PRESTO) / Composers: "Antonio Lucio VIVALDI" / Artist: "Mari Silje SAMUELSEN" / Concerto No. 2 in G minor, op. 8, RV 315, "L'estate" (SUMMER).-

You can watch the video on @YouTube Channel https://youtu.be/nJTfG1MmMwQ


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Video "Master's Orders Pilots Advice"- Documentation from Canada

Found on YouTube. Created by "Comwave Publishing".
Marine Pilot's Documentary showing the role of a pilot as they guide all types of ships to and from Harbor.
We produced this video in 2004.

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