Annual Digest has been published by CHIRP MaritimeCHIRP Maritime has published the 2020 Annual Digest. The Digest contains all articles that were published in the quarterly editions of their FEEDBACK magazine and also includes a number of Insight Articles that were published with the assistance of members of the Maritime Advisory Board, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, and the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations.
Video MV Wakashio breaks in two off Mauritius coast
published on 17 August 2020
A Japanese bulk carrier that has spilled more than 1,000 tons of oil since running aground off the coast of Mauritius has broken in two. Officials said the split was caused by a crack in a cargo hold, after the ship's condition deteriorated severely overnight. Emergency teams and thousands of volunteers have been racing to siphon off remaining fuel on board the ship.
Video Frontal collision between two vessels on Welland Canal yesterday (Canada)
published on 12 July 2020
An investigation is underway following a collision between "Florence Spirit" and "Alanis" in the Welland Canal. The incident occurred around 4 p.m. Saturday near Port Robinson when the dry bulk cargo ship "Alanis", which was carrying windmill parts to Duluth, Minnesota, collided during a passing maneuver with the "Florence Spirit", which was carrying coal on its way to Quebec. Editors Note: According to the "Welland Tribune", the Florence Spirit was heading down the canal while the MV...
Article Norwegian Coastal Administration is working on salvaging Eemslift Hendrika
published on 7 April 2021
Article Fiji: Man dies after collision with pilot boat on 2021-01-08
by The Fiji Times - Narayan Reddy - published on 21 January 2021
Article First investigation report of "Milano Bridge" Accident on April 6th 2020 in Busan
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 13 May 2020
Article Port of Waterford to invest almost €1 m in new ‘Port Láirge’ pilot boat
published on 14 December 2020
Video Cosco Shipping Universe
published on 2 September 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemy restricts our daily lives more and more, Shipping Lines, Ports, Linesmen, Tugs an Pilots will never stop. We are all part in a big chain that keeps moving cargoes anytime, worldwide. Today we may wear face masks, we do not shake hands anymore, and we stay at a safe distance from each other onboard. But we keep them ships moving. This is a short video about the outgoing COSCO SHIPPING UNIVERSE, a 400 meter long ULCS, from Yangtzekanaal, Euromax Terminal to sea.
Video Port of Los Angeles: Career RePORT - Port Pilots Edition
published on 8 May 2021
Career RePORT encourages all students and educators to submit questions you want to ask a Port of Los Angeles employee: what kind of job they do at the Port, how they entered their career field, who their favorite superhero is, or what they made for dinner last night. This episode features John Mayer, Port Pilot. In his role, John: - Drives the 400-meter container ships containing goods in and out of the Port every day. - Safely navigates the cruise ships that are transitioning to and...