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This is how marine pilots go to work (found on Twitter, by Capt. Ed Enos)


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Article Pilot Transfer Arrangements

by Captain Kevin Vallance MNI - published on 2 October 2019

Most pilot embarkations and disembarkations around the world, are still carried out using a traditional pilot ladder, consisting of wooden steps supported and secured by side ropes.

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Article A contempt for pilot safety and total disregard for the contents of the SOLAS Convention.

by Captain Kevin Vallance MNI - published on 4 October 2019

Tuesday, October 1st is the start date of the latest International Maritime Pilot Association's annual Safety Campaign.

Previous campaigns by the association have consistently shown results of pilot ladder deficiencies around the 20% mark.

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Article Origins of the IMPA pilot mark

by Kevin Vallance deep sea pilot and author - published on 24 October 2019

There are many things in both our everyday and professional lives which we take for granted and never question the origins of, an example of this might be the IMPA recommended ‘pilot mark or pilot line’, which is sometimes seen on the side of vessels indicating where a vessels freeboard exceeds 9 metres.

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Video Florida Harbor Pilot Boarding Submarine

A Florida Harbor Pilot encountering the pilot pilot ladder of a submarine. First harbor pilots must make their way offshore through rough seas to a vessel desiring their expertise to safely enter port. Next harbor pilots must negotiate the dangerous boarding accommodations to embark on vessels of every type. Next, the real work begins by using years of experience and centuries of knowledge passed down through the rigorous training process, to safely guide vessels in and out of Florida's...

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Video Marine pilot boat | valencia pilot

Marine Pilot leaving our ship during night in valencia port harbour.

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Article Update: New PDF "Pilot Ladder Safety" is available

by Herman Broers - published on 17 March 2021

A new hardcopy of the pilotladdersafety website by Herman Broers is now available online, including a new page on “Marking and Certification” as well as “Handholds and Stanchions”. Get it here!

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Video Sustainability in pilot and embarking ladders - PTR Holland (c)

Sustainability concerns us all. PTR Holland (c), as a leading manufacturer of pilot and embarking ladders, is committed not only to produce the safest ladders, but also to protect our planet earth through sustainable production. PTR does so by sourcing the timber for the production of the ladders exclusively in accordance with the Federal Stewardship Council (FSC). Look for the FSC logo when buying your ladder. Take responsibility and protect our valuable rainforest! PTR Holland - Often...

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Video For the sake of the other versions of the Maritime Pilot Indonesia

For the sake of another body, the song from eka gustiwana, was very touched because they the Pandu were both struggling to guide ships in and out of ports in Indonesia to stabilize Indonesian logistics 24/7 in the midst of the dangers of covid19, may all of us who struggle always be given security, safety, fluency and kebarokahan.

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Opinion New article by The Standard Club: "Remote pilotage - perspective and risks to consider"

by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 8 June 2020

Published on 5th June 2020. Author Capt. John Dolan says: "We would not recommend remote pilotage when the ship is berthing or unberthing. These operations require the presence and advice of an experienced pilot who has extensive local knowledge and who is usually assisted by port tugs."

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Video Maersk Semarang - Pilotage into Fremantle Harbour.

Maersk Semarang. Containership.332m x 43m, 116544t displacement.Berthing Fremantle Inner Harbour 07/02/2020. 2 x Fremantle Pilots.3 x Svitzer A-Class tugs.

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