Article Pilots Corner – A perspective from New Zealand
by Chirp Maritime - published on 25 August 2020
Opinion Fathom Safety: "A Guide to Pilot Ladder Securing"
by Frank Diegel - published on 7 October 2020
Video The complex and dangerous Centre Lead Forward Tug Manoeuvre, Port Kembla, Australia
published on 4 July 2019
(Please note: Anthony F Hoy has CASA Operational Certification for UAV Aerial Photography & Aerial Survey).
The Svitzer Marloo, a Z-Tech 2800 ASD Tug, is one of the few vessels in the world to regularly use the complex and potentially dangerous Centre Lead Forward manoeuvre to assist inbound and outbound bulk carriers in the execution of a 110 degree turn on entering and leaving Port Kembla. Tug Master Phil Jones explains how a dangerous maritime exercise, if properly executed, can deliver...
Article Request from the American Pilots’ Association to State Pilotage Authorities Regarding Pilot Safety
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 20 February 2020
Article British Ports Association Eyeing up Autonomous shipping possibilities
published on 26 August 2020
The British Ports Association has launched a new initiative looking at the implications of autonomous shipping for UK ports, including a call for evidence from interested parties. Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) involves the automation of vessel and onboard processes which could alter how ports and ships interface with each other. The BPA which represents the majority of UK port activity including 85% of the shipping movements in and out of the country, is keen to explore what the future developments of shipping will mean for the sector.
Article 99.9%: Canadian Pacific marine pilots’ tanker safety success
by Context - Enery examined - published on 19 May 2022
Video Pilot Vessel "SIRIUS IV" - Puerto la Plata
published on 24 June 2020
Pilot Vessel "SIRIUS IV" /On board Pilot Boat "KOON" #PilotVessel #CanalAccesoAPuertoLaPlata #RioDeLaPlata #Argentina #Argentine On this video (with original sound), you can watch the Pilot Vessel "SIRIUS IV", underway inside the #CanalAccesoAPuertoLaPlata to the Boarding Position at Zona Comun to Embark and Disembark Pilots. The video was filmed, on board the Pilot Vessel "KOON".- #CanalAccesoAPuertoLaPlata #RioDeLaPlata #Argentina Date: 17th. June 2020. Time: 10:03 hours (Local Time)....