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Pilot Ladder Manual - Basic


by Captain Kevin Vallance MNI 85

Pilot Ladder Manual - Basic
This handy pocketbook provides an overview of the rules, regulations and procedures that should be followed when preparing for pilot embarkation and disembarkation. The text is illustrated throughout with colour photographs and diagrams demonstrating good and bad practice.
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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.

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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.

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Video SWATH Technology by Abeking & Rasmussen

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Visit company profile: Abeking & Rasmussen
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That is,...

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Article NTSB investigation: Contact of tanker with multiple vessels linked to poor bridge resource management

published on 21 December 2020

NTSB issued an investigation report on the contact of the tanker American Liberty with multiple vessels, including the Don D, African Griffon, Ever Grace, and multiple hopper barges, in Lower Mississippi River in May 2019.

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Video Pilot 15 WP

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Contents of this video will benefit mariners preparing for exams (written and oral examinations).

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Video Berthing "Champion Ebony" in Palm Oil Jetty Bintulu Port

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