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Video Liverpool Pilot Boats Naming Ceremony (2018)
published on 13 July 2022
Video The Port Authority of Jamaica | Critical Services - Pilotage
published on 15 April 2021
Pilotage is compulsory in all Jamaican ports and is a necessity for the safe passage and docking of ships entering and leaving the harbours. No ship or vessel can enter our Ports without the #PortAuthorityJa’s pilotage services. #MarinePilots, being the experts in local conditions, are required to assist in the navigation and manoeuvring of vessels in our channels and port areas and are dispatched to all ports in Jamaica on a 24 hour basis. Our #PilotBoatCrew ensures that Marine Pilots are...
Video Maritime Tribute to HM Queen Elizabeth II On the River Mersey
published on 19 September 2022
All working vessels on the River Mersey gathered in front of the Three Graces – Liver Building, Cunard Building and the Port of Liverpool Building. The formation included pilot launch boats, RNLI Lifeboats, river tugs, Mersey Ferries and the Disney Magic cruise liner. They all blew their whistles in tribute to The Sovereign, who passed away last week. River tugs will perform Fleur De Lis – spraying water from their fire cannons. Vessels currently within Liverpool and Wirral dock systems,...
Article AURIGA Pilot appoints the first female pilot in its company
published on 29 September 2021
Article EMPA Newsletter issue 005 published
published on 3 January 2023
Article The Master, Mate & Pilot Magazine - Spring 2022 Edition - is online
published on 12 April 2022
Video Self-driving electric container ship sets sail in Norway
published on 16 August 2022
What’s expected to be the first autonomous container ship is at the beginning of a two-year pilot. Norwegian fertiliser giant Yara is behind the vessel, which will gradually transition to fully autonomous navigation. The global maritime industry is a major emitter of greenhouse gases, and it is thought this could be one step towards a green shipping revolution. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog #ClimateChange #Norway #BBCNews
Article Iran: Two new investment contracts for supplying 10 pilot boats
by PMO News Portal - published on 23 January 2021
Video Grounding of Orient Centaur
published on 15 November 2019
On 6 November 2017, the fully laden, mini cape-size dry bulk carrier Orient Centaur was transiting the South Channel, Weipa, Queensland, outbound under the conduct of harbour pilots as part of a trial introduction of this size of ship to the port. While in the South Channel, the ship’s main engine shut down due to a loss of water from a cracked engine cooling component, and propulsion was lost. Shortly after, the ship grounded on the northern batter of the channel. The stern then slowly...
Video Pilot Boat Orion
published on 27 November 2020
Watch Orion, one of the two new boats of Jacobsen Pilot Service in Long Beach, Calif. in action. Designed by Tim Nolan Marine Design of Port Townsend, Wash., these boats with waterjet propulsion were built from composite materials at Nordlund Boat Company in Tacoma, Wash. Video courtesy of John Harris.