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Save The Date: Webinar Dangerous Ladders with Arie Palmers


published on 23 March 2022 258 -

On 1st April 2022 (10 AM Brasilia/13 PM GMT) Brazil Pilots - Praticagem do Brasil - will organize a webinar about dangerous ladder with speaker Arie Palmers.

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Video How the MSC ZOE lost its containers (Simulation by Marin.nl)

published on 29 June 2020

Language ENGLISH!
MARIN has done model tests with a model of the msc Zoe in one of its test facilities, to find out what caused the msc Zoe to lose containers and how we can prevent this in the future.

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Video The difference between Gross Tonnage and Net Tonnage

published on 14 July 2020

Using pictures and sketches, this video finally explains the difference between gross tonnage (GRT) and net tonnage (NRT); the ship spaces that are included/excluded in their calculation; and the importance of these terms to ship owners.
Contents of this video will benefit mariners preparing for exams (written and oral examinations).

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Video MAN ME-C and MAN ME-B Online Training

published on 23 April 2021

We have successfully implemented and tested our new online engine simulator trainings. Currently we offer four online trainings. - MAN Engines Operation and Analysis (ME) - MAN ME Engine Electrical Course - MAN ME-B Engine Operation and Analysis - MAN ME-B Engine Electrical Course Find more information and current schedules on https://mtc.hamburg/training Music: Better Day by BatchBug | https://soundcloud.com/batchbug Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons...

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Video Safe at sea with satellites (AIS)

published on 5 June 2020

At sea, space technology is used to help save lives every day: managing traffic between ships, picking up migrants and refugees in distress or spotting oil spills. The European Space Agency is once again at the forefront developing new technologies and satellites: to keep us safe at sea and to monitor the environment. Space makes a difference here on Earth and certainly at sea where there is no infrastructure.
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Article #dangerousladders - Using social media to improve pilot transfer safety.

by Kevin Vallance deep sea pilot and author - published on 12 December 2019

It remains a sad fact that accidents and near misses continue to occur during pilot transfers with frightening regularity. Most of these fortunately do not result in injury, and a surprisingly high number of them are not even recognised for what they are.

Surveys into pilot ladder safety consistently reveal that unacceptably high numbers of pilot transfer arrangements are not compliant with the regulations.

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Video Pilot "rides" aboard on ladder elevator. Footage from 1966

published on 22 December 2021

Editors note: There was a reason why this idea of a kind of ladder-elevator did not become accepted!

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Article Pilot Boat for the Pacific Pilotage Authority

by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 8 January 2020

Ocean Pacific Marine of Vancouver Island BC have been awarded a contract to build and deliver a state of the art 19.9m Pilot Boat for the Pacific Pilotage Authority. The new craft will be all-aluminium construction and built to Lloyd’s Class in accordance with Transport Canada regulations. Designed by Camarc from their Scotland office, this vessel represents the latest in cutting edge pilot boat technology.

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Article Operational notes & recommendations on Portable Pilot Units (PPU)

by United Kingdom Maritime Pilots Association - published on 2 December 2021

OPERATIONAL NOTES AND RECOMMENDATIONS by UKMPA, February 2017
The introduction of modern lightweight Portable Pilot Units (PPU) for use during pilotage has proved to be another major advance for pilotage operations worldwide.

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Video Impressions from the EMPA 2022 sponsor hall in Antwerp

published on 29 April 2022

The 56th EMPA General Meeting (27/04/2022 - 29/04/2022) was accompanied by an exhibition in which these companies participated:

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