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March 2022 edition of The New Zealand Pilot published


published on 25 March 2022 117 -

The March edition of The New Zealand Pilot can be read by following the link below.

It includes forward thinking and reflective articles, as well as current issues that affect our industry globally, not just in NZ.
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Article NZMPA Mobile App for Android released

published on 18 August 2020

The New Zealand Maritime Pilots Association (NZMPA) mobile App has just been released for Android devices.

The App is primarily an information-sharing tool to help improve communications and enhance maritime safety.

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Article Pilots Corner – A perspective from New Zealand

by Chirp Maritime - published on 25 August 2020

The next step for NZMPA is to issue a set of regulator-endorsed guidance notes. The first version will focus on accommodation ladders used in conjunction with pilot ladders.

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Opinion New guidance for PBAs with trapdoors. Released 4.11.2020 by NZMPA

by New Zealand Maritime Pilot's Association - published on 6 November 2020

New guidance for PBAs with trapdoors. Released 4.11.2020 at NZMPA Conference in Dunedin, NZ. Distinct difference to suggestions in many other countries, is that we challenge operators who have the ladder suspended from the accommodation ladder (gangway) and not secured to the ship. SOLAS states that pilot ladder shall be secured to the ship, and securing strongpoints, shackles and ropes shall be as strong as the sideropes.

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Video Inbound with CHIOS LUCK 188m, to Waalhaven Buoy 29

published on 28 June 2022

Video by Capt. Pilot Herman Broers, Netherlands.
Inbound with CHIOS LUCK 188m, to Waalhaven Buoy 29 for discharging woodchips from Mobile Alabama. #loodswezen #portofrotterdam

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Video Viking Mars Cruise Ship - Pilot Boarding

published on 22 September 2022

The Viking Mars is a brand new cruise ship, built this year (2022). While it is a relatively small ship when it comes to cruise liners, it's still an imposing vessel. It's big enough to enable them to fit a planetarium, fitness center, hair salon, a spa, and the usual shops, restaurants and cabins. We have filmed quite a few vessels coming in and out of Holyhead port now, and the Viking Cruise Line ships are, without doubt, some of the most classy and good looking vessels about. Lovely...

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Video Operation Pilot Boat SEA MASTER 98 to MT. ANSA SEALEADER

published on 1 September 2022

Operation pilot boat SEA MASTER 98 TO MT. ANSA SEALEADER. Berikut cuplikan olah gerak pilot boat menuju kapal tanker MT. ANSA SEALEADER bermuatan solar di jetty 1 negara brunei Darussalam. Pilot boat mengantar Pilot/Pandu untuk memandu kapal MT. ANSA SEALEADER keluar dari Jetty 1 di perairan Negara Brunei Darussalam. Dimana pilot bertugas memandu kapal tersebut sampai di Pilot station untuk selanjutnya kembali berlayar ke negara tempat tujuan berikutnya.. #bruneidarussalam...

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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 Safe Boarding of Vessels at Sea with GAC

published on 23 February 2022

Boarding a vessel at sea can be dangerous. By following simple rules, it can be done safely. This safety video shows you how to leave the launch boat and climb the ladder when boarding vessels at sea safely as well as boarding preparations, safety precautions and boarding under special conditions. The 3 types of boarding arrangements for pilot are also explained. Watch with sound on. Transfers are normally safe when everyone takes all the precautions. If you think it is unsafe, remember to...

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Video Shiphandling: Stopping & Speed vector

published on 17 June 2021

Another awesome video by Knud Benedict, ISSIMS

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Opinion Pilots are not advisors to Masters

by Karolina Cirjak, Consultant Master Mariner at KC Maritime Consultancy Ltd. - published on 21 February 2022

According to the International Group of P & I Clubs’ “Report on P&I claims involving vessels under pilotage 1999-2019”, over the last twenty years, there were 1,046 incidents in which pilot error either caused or contributed to those events.

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