Opinion article by BAIRD Maritime, Australia
VESSEL REVIEW - by Baird Maritime
Seattle, Washington-based boatbuilder Snow and Company has handed over a new all-aluminium monohull pilot boat to the San Francisco Bar Pilots of California.
The Brightlingsea Harbour Commission of Essex, UK, recently took delivery of a new pilot boat built by Seaward Boat Development Company based on the Isle of Wight.
Baird Maritime has declared a winner in the Best Remote Area Pilot Boat category for 2022: "Rubani 1".
There are some problems that never seem to go away and one is the perennial difficulties in providing a safe way of getting pilots on and off a ship.