Article "Eemslift Hendrika" secured by salvage crews
published on 8 April 2021
The Dutch freighter "Eemslift Hendrika", which was in distress at sea, was secured on Thursday night. Salvage crews succeeded in boarding the ship and connecting it to two tugboats. This was announced by the Norwegian Coastal Administration. It will now be towed to the harbour of the Norwegian city of Ålesund.
Article Gladding-Hearn Starts Construction of New Launch for Galtex Pilots
by Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding - published on 8 July 2021
Article Lock in Kiel-Holtenau is back in operation after accident
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 4 September 2020
Article Inspection Campaign on Pilot Transfer Arrangements (Results from 2021)
published on 16 June 2022
Video In respect of the vessel: Stellar Banner Scuttled Off Brazil
published on 15 June 2020
Notice by the Editor of Marine-Pilots.com: "The sight of a sinking ship should always make us humble because it helps us to realize how small man is compared to the thousands of tons of steel a ship is made of - and how pale we are in comparison to the great power of the sea. Ships may have a soul, as they have names as well... Their end therefore should make us sad. There´s no fun or joy in watching this.” The vessel was refloated earlier this month following the removal of approximately...
Opinion Online survey: Securing methods of pilot ladders at intermediate length
by Herman Broers - published on 7 December 2020
Opinion Sea Trials in Stroms at the Entrance to Cork Habour
by Safehaven Marine - published on 3 March 2020
The entrance to Cork Harbour situated on the South coast of Ireland can produce some pretty extreme sea states during the winter storm months. There are two main factors that influence the sea state at the entrance, the first being the ebbing tide, the second being shoaling waters over the Harbour Rock, this is situated at the entrance to the Harbour off Roches Point lighthouse, right in the middle between the Western and Eastern channel entrances.