Article Docking Pilot’s Actions Cited in Probable Cause of Allision
published on 26 November 2020
Article NTSB investigation: Higher speed contributes to contact of tow with bridge
published on 14 December 2020
NTSB issued an investigation report on the contact of tow William C with a Rock Island railroad bridge protection cell, on Des Plaines River, in January 2020. The investigation established that high speed prevented the pilot to correct the tow’s position after completing the transit through the previous bridge.
Article Port of Antwerp using drone for pollution monitoring
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 5 November 2020
Port authorities in Antwerp, Belgium, are making use of EMSA’s Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) to support their day-to-day monitoring of port operations and rapid response to pollution incidents in the port area. The RPAS will enable the authorities to inspect at a distance their complex port environment which extends over an area of some 120km².
Video HMM - Maiden voyage of HMM Algeciras #10-Hamburg
Article AIMPA Journal Issue VI - December 2020 for download here
by AIMPA - All India Marine Pilots' Association - published on 19 December 2020
Article Marine-Pilots.com celebrates its first anniversary these days!
by Frank Diegel - published on 26 October 2020
Article The Risks of Remote Pilotage in an Intelligent Fairway - preliminary considerations
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 1 July 2020
Opinion Positioning of vessel at berth by using bridge wing gyro repeater
by Capt. Girish Chandra - published on 14 April 2020
Today I will discuss a very simple and useful practical trick often used by pilots.
When we have to berth a vessel with small clearances forward and aft (say 20 to 25 mtr fwd and aft) it is very essential that you are able to estimate your position. Now most of the time you have a berthing supervisor on jetty who will help you with position.