Video Pilot Ladder on Ships- Correct rigging procedure 2020
published on 8 January 2021
Correct method of rigging pilot ladder explained.
As explained, a large number of reports related to the use of pilot ladders which are too long relative to the vessel’s draughts. As a result, the excessively long ladders require shortening up before being deployed for boarding pilots. In these cases, ship crew shortens the pilot ladders, using D-shackles to choke the side ropes at the required height along the ladder’s length. In this method, the D-shackle is first secured to a hard point...
Video Pemanduan, Kapal RORO Fajar Bahari VI, Stasiun Pandu Muara Jungkat, Tongkang bermuatan curah. (3)
published on 30 October 2020
Article Update: "Pilot Ladder Safety" by Herman Broers (07-2021)
by Herman Broers - published on 6 July 2021
Opinion Rituals around shipping. The „Titanic“ never got its name in a christening...
by Bianca Reineke, lutheran Pastor, Germany - published on 23 December 2022
Do you ever leave the harbour to get on a vessel you will guide along without a ritual? Whatever we trust in, whatever the rituals or traditions you Marine Pilots have - when you board your pilot boats, climb the ladders, get the vessels through the harbour - keep them and cherish them, they are good and they are important.
Article #PilotsOnBoard Event by AMURA on 23rd June 2021
published on 22 June 2021
Article Progress on the Autonomous Project “The AUTOPLAN” by UZMAR
published on 21 September 2020
The AUTOPLAN (Automatic Navigation Assistance System for Planing and Semi-planing Crafts) project kick-off meeting was held on 10th September 2020 with the participation of the project partners and the consultants: Uzmar Shipyard (Project Coordinator-Turkey), Technical University of Berlin (Germany), Friendship Systems AG (Germany), OES-Offshore Engineering Solutions Inc. (Turkey), Mersin University (Consultant-Turkey), SVA Potsdam (Germany) and Piri Reis University (Consultant-Turkey).