Marine Accident Brief - Collision of Dixie Vandal Tow with Moored Trinity and Tow
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 8 April 2020 - 233
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 The scariest 15 minutes of my life
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 14 August 2019
Article Swedish Club: Pilot ladder in poor condition
published on 3 August 2022
Article Taiwan: Pilot fell while boarding container ship and died
published on 23 February 2022
Article Tanker and general cargo ship collided in Kiel Canal on July 27
published on 28 July 2021
Article Maryland bans cellphone use by maritime pilots
published on 9 January 2023
Video Singapore strait accident: Iranian Container Ship MV SHAHRAZ broke into two
published on 19 May 2020
Container ship SHAHRAZ and bulk carrier SAMUDRA SAKTI I are reported to run aground in Singapore Strait south of St John Island at around 1900 UTC May 10, close to each other, while proceeding in the same direction, probably trying to avoid collision. As of 0700 UTC May 11, both ships remain in the same positions, coordinates don’t change. SHAHRAZ is en route from Port Klang to Yangshan China, SAMUDRA SAKTI I is en route from Belawan to Bayah, southwest Java.
Video Threefer, three deliveries in a row. 25 mph winds made for a choppy river.
published on 2 January 2021
Video Ex chief pilot of Bremerhaven harbor pilots on 400 meter ships (German with subtitles)
published on 1 February 2023
Matthias Meyer was head of the Bremerhaven port pilots, nautical expert and lecturer at maritime schools. In front of our camera, he voices what has long been a topic of discussion in shipping circles: that the 400-meter container ships have simply become too big for the narrow shipping channels of the Weser and Elbe. In his view, a serious accident is only a matter of time. We take a look at how the district is dealing with these giants and what politicians, BUND and shipowners have to say...