Article New Model "TRENZ Pilot Plug +IP65" released

published on 1 September 2021

A PPU is a personal tool every pilot should have in his pocket ready to be operated for facing any unsuspected situation on the bridge. Marine Pilots and organisations in more than 30 countries worldwide rely on the TRENZ solution. Soon, their new model will be launched with some improvements.

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Article 3DPortGuard Docking Aid

published on 24 August 2021

Australian technology provider Frontier Automation has released a new vessel tracking system that can be used as a docking aid tool by pilots. As for all Frontier Automation control systems, it uses 3D machine vision to automatically detect and track in real time shipping vessels within range of a berth by providing information on critical distances to mooring infrastructure, on vessel speed and angle, and on vessel movement directions and orientations.

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Article Saab to supply Gladstone Marine Pilots with an advanced Marine Pilot Dispatch Management System (PDMS)

published on 23 July 2021

Saab is proud to announce its delivering its flagship Pilot Dispatch Management System (PDMS) PilotControl to Gladstone Ports Corporation’s (GPC) Gladstone Marine Pilots (GMPS).

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Article Selecting the right pilot boat

by Port Technology International - published on 21 July 2021

Although it cannot be said that ship piloting is the world’s oldest profession, most maritime experts do agree that pilotage does date back to antiquity.

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Article Coming soon: New Pilot Plug model by TRENZ

published on 1 July 2021

A PPU is a personal tool every pilot should have in his pocket ready to be operated for facing any unsuspected situation on the bridge. Marine Pilots and organisations in more than 30 countries worldwide rely on the TRENZ solution. Soon, their new model will be launched with some improvements.

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Article New Pilot Ladder Magnet Is Switchable

published on 29 June 2021

On the back of the long-standing success of the Yellow-Mag ll Pilot Ladder Magnet worldwide, Serpent & Dove—Applied Magnetics is introducing its patented Yellow-Mag lll Switchable Pilot Ladder Magnet.

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Opinion Five questions for Douglas Vincett, Industrial & Technical Sales at Spinlock

published on 9 December 2020

In our new new section “Five questions for ..." Marine-Pilots.com introduces pilots and other market players to our readers in short interviews.

Today we have talked to Douglas Vincett, Industrial & Technical Sales at Spinlock.

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Article Qastor 3 is now available - win a one year licence!

published on 18 October 2020

QPS is pleased to announce that Qastor 3 is now available on iOS and Windows.

This brand new version of Qastor is a multi functional navigation platform, which has been developed, designed and tested in cooperation with world-class pilots. Explore straightforward navigation software with optimal docking and piloting capabilities.

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Article SevenCs Shakes Up Digital Navigation for Pilots and Professional Mariners

by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 4 June 2020

SevenCs, part of the ChartWorld Group, is pleased to announce the release of our ground-breaking ORCA™ Pilot X software. Originally designed as a primary navigation aid for Pilots, ORCA Pilot X is the industry’s leading tool for professional navigators. In an industry first, ORCA Pilot X is being offered as a free download on the Apple AppStore for iOS tablets.

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Opinion How OpenBridge seeks to improve maritime workplaces

by Prof. Kjetil Nordby Institute of Design - The Oslo School of Architecture and Design - published on 6 May 2020

Lack of standard user interfaces across bridge equipment is a major concern for maritime safety. Pilots are in a unique position, as they are constantly exposed to new and differing bridge working environments, equipment, interface designs and combinations of systems. As pilots face this problem throughout every shift they need to put in considerable effort to adjust their work to the many user interfaces they meet.

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