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Podcast: A look at a beloved Astoria vessel that was a gamechanger: the pilot boat Peacock


published on 3 February 2023 47 -

As hometown boats go, the Peacock is a star. She’s moored on land permanently outside the Columbia River Maritime Museum, but during her career as a pilot boat here on the Columbia and out in the ocean, she set a new standard for access to the river during bad weather, which revoutionized ship traffic here. Tip your hat to her as you drive by. She deserves it.
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Video Podcast: Reshma Nilofer, Maritime Pilot, Kolkata Port Trust, India

published on 16 January 2021

Welcome to the 154th episode of the Shipping Podcast with Reshma Nilofer, the first female maritime Pilot in India and one of few in the world. Reshma takes us on a journey on how to reach your dream goals. She is a powerful woman and a role model to many.
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published on 5 November 2021

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Article Ship Report Podcast: The pilot boat Peacock: a game changer for Columbia River commerce

published on 14 September 2022

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Video PILOT68 17m Self-righting Pilot Boat | self-righting test

published on 10 January 2022

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published on 26 February 2022

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published on 16 November 2021

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Article Delaware Pilots Order New Launch from Gladding-Hearn

published on 15 September 2022

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Video Practico Abordo 2020/ Pilot On Board

published on 24 August 2020

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Video Disney Wonder - pilot boat approaches to drop off the Mississippi River boat pilot

published on 23 February 2022

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No sign of Captain Jack Sparrow, but he has to be hiding somewhere. Maybe he's at the Crown & Fin Pub having a tot of Navy Strength Pusser's Rum.
Video taken from deck 10 aft near the Palo restaurant.

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