Article Tero Vainio has been appointed Finnpilot technology manager (CTO)
published on 12 December 2020
Video Ever Forward: Vessel stuck on Chesapeake Bay for a month
published on 14 April 2022
Article Psychophysical stress and strain of maritime pilots in Germany. A cross-sectional study
published on 12 June 2021
Article Results online survey into the securing methods of pilot ladders
by Herman Broers - published on 5 March 2021
It has been shown that a majority (51%) of pilot ladders is secured by means of D-shackles, when secured at intermediate length. Previous research (Evans, 2020) has proven that this method has only about 50% of the strength of the pilot ladder when secured at full length (“double ended ladder”), or by means of the “endless-sling” method.
Video Failed overtaking of another ship in a canal - Port Revel Shiphandling
published on 10 May 2020
Manoeuvring large ships at close quarters and on shallow water is one of the most difficult aspects of shiphandling because of the complex hydraulic interactions depending on the ships' speeds, on the water depth and on lateral restrictions like in canals. Training is conducted both on meeting and on overtaking ships in shallow waters. This video shows how overtaking in a canal can easily fail.
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Video Pilot Boat for sale: ProZero 12m DC lightpilot
published on 16 March 2020
The pilot vessel is located in Denmark. Please contact us by mail, we´ll forward your inquiry to the seller: email@example.com Disclaimer: Marine-Pilots.com is only an intermediary for the sale and is not responsible for the completeness and accuracy of the information provided by the customer or for any errors in publication. BUILD YEAR 2015 DIMENSIONS: Length, Overall: 12.0 m Beam Overall (with fender): 3.0 m Draft (full load, hull): 0.95 m Displacement (full load): 6.400 kg...
Video M/V PILOT 62 (CHEOY LEE shipyards 17m Self-righting Pilot Boat)
published on 9 November 2021
Video Recommendation: Pilot Boarding Ship in Rough Weather in HD
published on 23 May 2020
A maritime pilot, marine pilot, harbor pilot, bar pilot, or simply pilot, is a sailor 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.