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IMPA Congress 2022 (NEW DATE)


published on 4 November 2021 1621 -

This event lies in the past.
18.06.2022 - 22.06.2022
Cancun, Mexico
More than 600 participants, 20 prestigious keynote speakers and 40 different exhibiting companies.

Further to IMPA Notice 951 in relation to the IMPA 25th Congress, IMPA informs, that due to the appearance of new Covid-19 variants, increased cases as well as travel restrictions worldwide they are forced, one more time, to postpone the IMPA 25th Congress in Cancun – Mexico.

The new date of the Congress is the week of 12 to 18 June 2022. Further details will be posted on the IMPA website shortly. 

Cancun, Mexico
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Article Pilot fell overboard during a storm off the coast of Borkum (Germany) and was rescued

published on 15 January 2023

The crew of a pilot boat rescued a 47-year-old colleague from the North Sea during a severe storm and darkness. The pilot fell overboard early on Sunday morning.

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Video The pilot boat "Nova Pilot" heading out from her berth in Halifax, Canada

published on 5 April 2020

Fount on YouTube. Created by Charlotte Katherine
The pilot boat "Nova Pilot" heading out from her berth.
#Halifax #4k #NovaScotia

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Video Pilot Boat - Carnival Cruise at Port Canaveral

published on 19 September 2019

This is a video of the cruise ship pilot boat that picks up the pilot once he has navigated the ship out of the port. This is a requirement of all cruise ships coming into and leaving out of ports. We also noticed them at the Bahamas. I was able to capture this one on my last cruise leaving out of Port Canaveral... watch as the pilot jumps from the cruise ship to the pilot boat while both are moving! :)

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Opinion A Corrected Version on Positioning of Pivot Point

by Capt. Santosha K. Nayak - published on 18 November 2020

Understanding the fundamentals of the pivot point is highly required for understanding the alteration of the courses. Pivot point is an imaginary point on the vessel which turns on a circular path on the perimeter of vessel’s turning circle when the vessel makes a turn. The knowledge about the position of the pivot point in a manoeuvring situation provides the ship handler with the information on the geometry of motion of the ship.

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Opinion A year ago, pilot Capt. Dennis Sherwood died in the line of duty

by Frank Diegel - published on 30 December 2020

It has been exactly one year ago that a pilot from Sandy Hook (New York), Dennis Sherwood, died in the line of duty while attempting to board the container vessel Maersk Kensington.
What has happened since then? Has safety been improved for the pilots?

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Video A Message to Seafarers | Seafarer's Day

published on 26 June 2021

A message to Seafarers day 2021 There are many reasons why I love my job as a seafarer. Aside from the good wage that helps me support my family and save for my future, I can also travel for free across countries and can meet a lot of people to learn from and enjoy work with. I also have a chance to enhance my editing/vloger skills while enjoying the sail. Although it gets a little sad at times working away from home, I make sure to always take everything positively and stay connected with...

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Article MAERSK takes action against non-compliant trapdoor arrangements

by Frank Diegel - published on 3 March 2021

Good news for pilot safety: As one of the leading shipping companies, MAERSK is now targeting the notorious "trapdoor arrangements". A corresponding notification to all the company's ships concerned was made public in the last few days.

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Video A day on a tugboat, time lapse edition

published on 25 May 2020

An entire day caught in a time lapse. Up and down the river twice.
Cool prospective 12000 TEU ship Turing min 2:00. !

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Video Pilot Boat in Barcelona

published on 30 August 2021

Took this in 2021. The pilot boat is helping to navigate through the Port of Barcelona.

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Article A journey back in time: films of pilotage from 1940 to 1975 (USA, UK and Germany)

by Frank Diegel - published on 18 May 2020

Let us start a journey back in time. Back to the black and white films of history. The times have changed, but it is good to know what kind of things have changed and where are the roots of pilotage.

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