Opinion A year ago, pilot Capt. Dennis Sherwood died in the line of duty
by Frank Diegel - published on 30 December 2020
Opinion Time to drop the pilot? [The wet Detective]
by Mike Wall, Baird Maritime - published on 11 December 2020
Article Houston Pilots Practice Part Art, Part Science in Guiding Ships to Port
published on 11 November 2020
Maritime pilots trace the roots of their profession back to the ancient Greeks and Romans when incoming ship captains employed experienced local fisherman to guide their merchant vessels safely into port. It’s a legacy of skill, strength, and sharp wits, and our Houston Pilots (“Pilots”) have been meeting vessels at Galveston’s bar to carry on these proud traditions for just shy of 100 years.
Article Study: "An evaluation of fatigue factors in maritime pilot work scheduling"
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 17 September 2020
Article An Analysis of Pilotage Marine Accidents in Korea (2019)
published on 18 August 2020
Article National Transportation Safety Board Releases Report Detailing 2018 Allision At Louisiana’s Sunshine Bridge
published on 13 August 2020
On October 11, 2018, the Kristin Alexis was performing fleeting work with a crew of six, including a captain, pilot, and four deckhands (two per shift), at the Cooper Consolidated fleeting facility at Convent located at mile 161.5. About 2300, the Cooper Consolidated dispatcher informed the Kristin Alexis captain that their next job was to move the derrick-type crane barge Mr Ervin upriver to the Cooper Consolidated fleeting facility in Darrow, located at mile 175.