Article Information for Marine Pilots about novel coronavirus by Australian Government
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 10 February 2020
Article Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for shipping industry by ICS
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 9 March 2020
Opinion Obituary of Captain Pilot Troy Evans (New Zealand)
by Frank Diegel - published on 5 January 2022
Video EMMA Extension – Smart fairway digitalization pilot in Saimaa
published on 9 October 2020
The smart fairway digitalization pilot is a part of the EMMA Extension project that is funded by the Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme. This summer, 34 smart buoys were installed in the Saimaa deep fairway, which is Finland’s most important inland waterway for merchant shipping.
Safety is enhanced in particular by the fact that the pilots and VTS can adjust the light output of beacons and the rhythm of lights to support the navigation of vessels in poor visibility and weather conditions....
Article Finnpilot to undergo reorganisation as of 1 October 2020
published on 28 September 2020
Finnpilot’s present six pilotage areas will be merged to form four pilotage areas. New District Managers have been appointed to head the pilotage areas. At the same time, an Operational Executive Committee will be established for Finnpilot. The organisational change, which was planned in close co-operation with the personnel, will take effect on 1 October 2020.
Article New library and favorites function on Marine-Pilots.com
published on 19 August 2021
Article Pilots: deaths from unsafe pilot ladders and incompetent crew
published on 22 December 2021
Article Swift Action By UK Maritime Pilots Avoids Blocking Southampton Water
published on 31 January 2023
The United Kingdom Maritime Pilots Association (UKMPA), is the representative professional body for Maritime Pilots in the United Kingdom. Almost every ship entering or leaving a port, is required under UK law to engage a duly Authorised Maritime Pilot, who either boards the vessel in port or at sea and takes conduct of the safe navigation of that vessel. This undertaking is critical to protecting the country’s national infrastructure and environment from damage or pollution, supporting the UK’s economy, and ensuring the safe, timely and efficient movement of all trade.