Article The scariest 15 minutes of my life

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

An authentic report by Marine Pilot Capt. Agha Umar Habib (Port of Sohar, Oman) about a dramatic incident on July 23, 2019.

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Article IcePad, Smart download and view satellite images of sea-ice

by Drift + Noise GmbH - published

Download and view satellite images of sea-ice on your mobile device or PC within an intuitive map-based interface.

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Article How AIS Works - Operation of AIS

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The term Automatic Identification System (AIS) refers to a radio system that improves the safety and guidance of vessel traffic by exchanging navigation and other vessel data.

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Article Danish Butter Cookies...

by Marine Pilot Luis Vale, Portugal - published

Why “Danish Butter Cookies” are a part of the standard navigational equipment…

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Article Historical pilot schooner "Elbe No. 5"​ collied with containership and sank.

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

This ship is a legend: The pilot schooner "No. 5 Elbe" is the oldest operating seagoing ship in Hamburg. Furthermore, the "white lady" is a real beauty. That's why it's a tragedy what happened on Pentecost Saturday: The two-master collided with a container ship and sank!

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Article The magnetic north pole migration - What a Pilot should know

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

The Arctic magnetic pole does not move anymore. It runs, faster and faster. In recent years, even faster than expected. Therefore, geo-researchers have now had an unscheduled change to their world model and adjust their calculations, so that navigation with compass and other navigation aids such as a Pilot Plug, used by pilots around the world, continue to work.

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Article Ship ahoy! Using AIS data

by LuxSpace Sàrl - published

How LUXSPACE uses AIS messages to monitor worldwide shipping traffic

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