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.
Article Dissertation: Reducing the subjective impact in maritime simulator assessment (2020)
published on 14 October 2021
Video Aberdeen Harbour - Meet Finn Froekjaer-Jensen, Pilot
published on 26 August 2020
Video Ship Pilot Training - Harbour Pilot Simulator
published on 24 September 2020
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...
Video A Day in the Life of a Marine Pilot - Sipho Mnisi
published on 26 October 2021
Video Spiral-Test -Manoeuvre for detailed identification of Yaw Stability using Samples of Cruise Ship
published on 29 September 2021
This video shows an introduction on the Spiral-Test-Manoeuvre and describes the procedure how to steer through this manoeuvre and measure the data needed. The results will be displayed in a characteristic diagram allowing to identify stable and unstable conditions and related, detailed information, e.g. spiral loop width and height, rudder angle of neutral effect. Samples of stable and unstable ship behaviour demonstrations will be shown by Fast Time Simulation using the SAMMON Planning tool.
Article Interview with Captain Mohamed Rafouk (Morocco), AMPA-President
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 9 June 2020
"We want Ports Authorities to Prioritise the Safety of Maritime Pilots"
In this interview, the President of the African Maritime Pilots Association (AMPA), Captain Mohamed Rafouk who is based in Morocco speaks on how maritime pilots in Africa have coped since the outbreak. He also talks of their interactions with Port Authorities and what their expectations are.
Video GoPro Sticker Tips: Time-lapse vessel videos with telemetry data widgets
by River pilot Kris De Decker - published on 29 September 2021
Video CMA CGM MISSOURI 300m Container Ship grounded in Suez Canal
published on 14 October 2020
Container ship CMA CGM MISSOURI ran aground in Suez Canal while transiting in southern direction, at around 0930 UTC Oct 14. As of 1745 UTC, probably refloated or moved, several Suez Canal tugs attending. Traffic probably suspended, but it’s not confirmed. No information on what caused grounding.
Container ship CMA CGM MISSOURI, IMO 9679919, dwt 115600, capacity 9448 TEU, built 2016, flag Liberia.