Opinion The 2023 review of Pilot Transfer Arrangement Regulations, a chance for innovation?
by Herman Broers - published on 2 January 2023
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by Arie Palmers - published on 6 December 2022
Opinion Accidents: Prevent or react
by Steven Detre (Saab Technology) - published on 25 November 2022
Port operations, whether these are being performed on water or on land, are often not without risk. Pilots boarding a ship while sailing, navigating through narrow passages, collision avoidance with other smaller or larger vessels, discharging and moving cargo on land, walking between container handling equipment and trucks…
Opinion What is a Tug's Bollard Pull and How İt is Calculated?
by Capt.Alpertunga Anıker - published on 24 November 2022
The Bollard Pull value, which can be interpreted as the maximum thrust that is developed for a specific amount of time by the propulsion systems of any vessel to the fullest , when it has zero speed in the forward direction, is the criterion that allows us to understand how suitable a tugboat is for a port maneuver or a towing operation.