Article "Pilotage Escort" among Covid-19 measures introduced at Peterhead Port
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 17 April 2020
Article Costa Diadema transits Suez under remote pilotage
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 3 April 2020
On Monday, March 23, 2020, Admiral Osama Rabie announced the successful transit of the Italian passenger ship COSTA DIADEMA in the northbound convoy through the new Suez Canal, coming from the United Arab Emirates heading to Italy. Special measures were applied, as 65 Coronavirus cases were reported on board which required piloting the vessel remotely through pilotage team boarded on two escorting tugs in full coordination with the transit control offices and navigation monitoring stations in a first of its kind scenario in the history of the Suez Canal.
Article Demands made by the Pacific Pilotage Authority on the shipping industry following the death of US Pilot Dennis Sherwood
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 27 March 2020
Article IMPA is hosting examples of best practice and protocols during Covid-19 times
by IMPA - International Maritime Pilots’ Association - published on 26 March 2020
Article Request from the American Pilots’ Association to State Pilotage Authorities Regarding Pilot Safety
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 20 February 2020
Article Pilot Transfer Arrangements and new Regulations
by Captain Jesus Señeriz Lopez - published on 4 February 2020
As we all know there is a new regulation established since July 2012, this new regulation refers to pilot transfer arrangements. There are other yearly safety campaigns such as IMPA that include SOLAS V.23 and IMO Resolution A 1045 and Resolution A.1108(29). Unfortunately, in this annual overview there were some accidents reported that could have been avoided.
Article A helpful "Dangerous Ladders Tool: The app “NO RUMO CERTO” from Brazil
by Porthos Lima, Brazil - published on 17 January 2020
Article Is the 26,000 TEU container vessel coming now?
by Frank Diegel - published on 12 January 2020
The last month Jan Tiedemann from Alphaliner (BRS) in Hamburg has reported, that DNV GL has awarded Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding (group) Co., Ltd. an approval in principle for the design of an LNG-powered 25,000 TEU container vessel. Based upon the reported vessel dimensions, he reckons that the ship could actually have a capacity closer to 26,000 TEU.