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Book “Remote Pilotage” by Antti Rinkinen


published on 7 January 2022 407 -

Finland's first remote pilotage of a cargo ship will take place at the beginning of 2022. The first remote pilotage permits may be issued in 2025.

This book discusses remote piloting and the development of shipping, and talks about development projects, experiments, and studies. In the book, experts – including pilots – share their views on the digitalisation of shipping.
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Video Physical Pilot Ladder Simulator (Chile)

published on 2 January 2020

This video has already been published for the first time in 2020. Please also note the second, more recent video in the appendix. This physical ladder simulator was designed for crew training in the ladder arrangement and for all the users especially for pilots.

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Video Simplified Vector Approach for POD forces – samples and limitations

published on 23 February 2022

This movie belongs to the operation of ships with POD propellers and discusses the approach for using a vector model from only the pods’ thrust forces as resulting force to imagine the potential effect of the pods on manoeuvring motion.

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Video Nautik-Training auf der simulierten Brücke

published on 28 October 2020

Bremen, 24.10.14: How to navigate a ship properly? How do you enter which port? Future captains, but also experienced pilots train in the "Ship Handling Simulator" at Bremen University of Applied Sciences.

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Video Successful overtaking of another ship in a canal - Port Revel Shiphandling

published on 10 May 2020

Manoeuvring large ships at close quarters and on shallow water is one of the most difficult aspects of shiphandling because of the complex hydraulic interactions depending on the ships' speeds, on the water depth and on lateral restrictions like in canals. Training is conducted both on meeting and on overtaking ships in shallow waters. This video shows how overtaking in a canal should be conducted: come in close to the stern and then move away from the bow that will be sucked towards your...

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Video Current threats to GNSS: An update of incidents and impacts with Guy Buesnel

published on 20 February 2021

This webinar is part of the Resilient Positioning Navigation and Timing Seminar Series.

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Video Taking on a harbor pilot - The Beagle Channel - Argentina

published on 31 March 2020

Great video from Argentina. But a backpack is not recommended in combination with a life vest.

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Article In Memoriam of Captain Dennis R. Sherwood (1955 - 2019)

by Bianca Reineke, lutheran Pastor, Germany - published on 3 January 2020

Ladders are the bridges for crossing the rough seas of our lives.
When you are a Marine Pilot at work, hoping and praying that the ladders which let you embark the vessel are stable, safe and not dangerous.
In Memoriam of the late Captain Dennis Sherwood who passed away on Monday the 30th of December.

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Video Ship berthing in Durban, South Africa. Pilot comes via Helicopter.

published on 27 April 2020

This is a video about a ship berthing in Durban, a beautiful city in South Africa. I made a musical timelapse and wanted to share this with you.
Hope you enjoy the video and please do leave feedback, and also like, share & subscribe.
The music used in the video is - 'Dreams Pt. II by Lost Sky'
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7kF4...

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Video Conti Stockholm - Pilotage Fremantle Harbour.

published on 24 March 2021

Conti Stockholm. PPU recording.
278m containership departing CT1 berth, Fremantle Harbour.
31/10/2020.

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