Article 14 years since grounding of MSC Napoli (With explanatory video)
by Julian Wardlaw - published on 22 October 2021
Every job has its highs and its lows and very occasionally something so extraordinary happens it is left indelibly stamped on your mind. One such event was the MSC Napoli – a 62,000 tonne container vessel ‘shipwrecked’ off the UK’s famous Jurassic Coast in 2007 after it got into difficulties in the English Channel.
Opinion Pilot: “Adviser” and/or “Specialist”?
by Ed Verbeek - published on 27 April 2021
I have had the privilege of being at quite a number of meetings, conferences and seminars, sometimes representing The Netherlands, but mostly representing the Netherlands pilots. I have had many discussions about the role of pilots and pilot organisations, which lead me to write an article “What is the added value of pilotage?”, published in the February 2020 issue of Seaways.
Article Seven questions for Capt. Gajanan Karanjikar, President at All India Maritime Pilots Association
published on 22 April 2021
Article Roberta Coppa (Fedepiloti): "There are still too many gender prejudices in our world".
by ShipMag.it - published on 9 March 2021
Article Five questions for John Redman, Co President at Jacksonville Docking Pilots
published on 26 February 2021
Opinion Conversation with Brett Monthie, a Tampa Bay harbor pilot
by Tampy Bay Times - published on 13 January 2021
Opinion What you can´t see still hurt you
published on 13 December 2020
This article was originally published on Baird Maritime (link below)
When a pilot is berthing a ship with the aid of tugs, it sometimes happens that the ship lands heavily and suffers minor damage. More commonly in my experience, it also happens that the crew discover a large dent for which they cannot account ...