Photo by Tanger MedIn order to strengthen the technical skills of its collaborators and partners running the facilities,Tanger Med has established a three-dimensional nautical simulation and expertise center; an ultramodern training and decision-support tool using cutting-edge technology, in other words the reproduction of a situation that is similar to the real one in the sea, on a 1/1 time scale, in an interactive virtual environment integrating the digital modeling of areas and vessels.
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Video Ship Pilot Training - Harbour Pilot Simulator
A maritime pilot, marine pilot, harbor pilot, port pilot, ship pilot, bar pilot, or simply pilot, is a mariner who maneuvers ships through dangerous or congested waters, such as harbors or river mouths. They are navigational experts possessing knowledge of the particular waterway such as its depth, currents, and hazards, as well as being experts in handling ships of all types and sizes. A Maritime pilot is an expert ship handler who is licensed or authorized by a recognized pilotage...
Opinion Anti-Entrapment Pilot Boat
by Captain Francesco Aiello - Honorary Member Fedepiloti ROMA, Italy - published on 21 April 2020
Article An Analysis of Pilotage Marine Accidents in Korea (2019)
published on 18 August 2020
Video Presentation of manned ship models at Port Revel Shiphandling Training Centre
Port Revel is used for shiphandling training of maritime pilots, masters and officers on a 5 ha lake with 11 manned model ships representing 20 vessels, and 4 tugs at scale 1:25 and DGPS tracking system. Instructors are former maritime pilots.
Training on the scale models provides experience that could never be gained on real ships for the simple reason that neither ship-owners nor local authorities would allow such risks to be taken. Scale models allow the shiphandler to make mistakes....
Article PSA Marine introduces new Vessel Pilot Communication solution
published on 28 August 2020
PSA Marine (Pte) Ltd (“PSA Marine”) joins the global movement towards sustainable shipping by reducing carbon footprint with the use of a digital solution – Vessel Pilot Communication (“VPC”), launched on 25 August 2020. With VPC, PSA Marine ensures that critical and timely updates on pilot boarding times and traffic conditions in and around the pilot boarding grounds are communicated to vessel masters.