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ISPO Newsletter January 2023 released


published on 13 January 2023 108 -

ISPO (International Standard for Maritime Pilot Organizations) is a standard of best practice for pilots and pilot organizations, improving safety and quality.

With their latest newsletter ISPO informs about the latest developments in the field of the International Standard for Pilot Organizations.
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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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Video CMA CGM MISSOURI 300m Container Ship grounded in Suez Canal

published on 14 October 2020

Container ship CMA CGM MISSOURI ran aground in Suez Canal while transiting in southern direction, at around 0930 UTC Oct 14. As of 1745 UTC, probably refloated or moved, several Suez Canal tugs attending. Traffic probably suspended, but it’s not confirmed. No information on what caused grounding.
Container ship CMA CGM MISSOURI, IMO 9679919, dwt 115600, capacity 9448 TEU, built 2016, flag Liberia.

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Article Photographer Michela Canalis becomes Partner of Marine-Pilots.com

by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 28 August 2019

Announcement from www.Marine-Pilots.com:

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Article GPS interference and jamming on the increase

published on 2 October 2020

Ships have reported an increasing number of cases of significant GPS interference and jamming in recent months. The geographic areas with more than one reported incident include the eastern and central Mediterranean Sea, the Persian Gulf, and multiple Chinese ports.

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Article 400m Container ship runs aground off Wangerooge (Germany)

published on 3 February 2022

The container ship "Mumbai Maersk" ran aground off the island of Wangerooge. A first rescue attempt failed.

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Video Every Climb is Life or Death - What do maritime pilots do?

published on 20 March 2022

Interesting video by "JeffHK" from Hong Kong about the job of a maritime pilot.

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Video Embarking the pilot at the Port of Açu in rough weather

published on 20 May 2022

Embarque mais cedo hoje no Porto do Açu (RJ). Prático Diogo Weber.
#Praticagem #ZP15 #PraticagemDoBrasil #NaoPara #24h #EficienciaNosPortos

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Video PLA Hybrid Pilot Cutter Leader, sea trials

published on 4 June 2021

The plug-in diesel hybrid pilot boat's hull is be based on the established ‘ORC’ design, a unique ‘beak’ bow design, which gives it unmatched all weather capability and typically uses 40% less diesel per nautical mile than convention hulls.

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Video The new Bermuda pilot boat (2011)

published on 29 August 2020

This is the new Bermuda pilot/SAR boat 'St. David'. Its intended to operate up to 30miles off the island in the open north Atlantic but capable of going much further. She is a Gladding Hearn built, all weather 61' aluminum hull capable of about 30kts. She replaces a 23 year old pilot boat with the same name.

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Video Virtual Reality Marine Pilot Transfer Training Demo

published on 4 July 2020

Short demonstration highlighting key features of the VR Marine Pilot training simulation LWA Solutions have delivered for the Ports of Auckland.
Editors Note (4th July 2020):
This video shows the fantastic possibilities of virtual reality technology. Wonderful demo by Ports of Auckland. In respect for doing this amazing experiment. If somebody knows more about this or other interesting similar projects please leave a comment below and help us to complete information about virtual reality...

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