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Book Recommendations

Specialist books for marine pilots are important for every pilot to train basic knowledge.

We have collected some book recommendations from pilots worldwide and have listed them below.

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Bow Tug Operations with Azimuth Stern Drive Tugs (Third Edition)

The first edition of the monograph Bow Tug Operations with Azimuth Stern Drive Tugs was published in 2006 – in response to a number of accidents involving bow-to-bow operations with ASD-tugs and discussions in some ports ... Read more...

Tug Stability - A practical Guide to safe Operations

Numerous harbour tugs have capsized often with dramatic consequences. Stability is a complex subject and mainly a specialism of naval architects. Tug masters seldom have this detailed knowledge .... Read more...

Worlds Most Dangerous - Columbia River Bar Pilots

A history of the Columbia River Bar, its pilots and their equipment by Michael E. Haglund Read more...

Compendium Marine Engineering

The EU Seaports Regulation (Hardcover)

Behavior and Handling of Ships

According to author the forces creating or affecting this pivot point include the ship's motion. Read more...

Tug Use In Port – NEW Third edition 2018 (Henk Hensen)

Mooring Equipment Guidelines (MEG4)

Pilot Ladder Manual - Advanced

This guide sets out the rules, regulations and procedures that should be followed when preparing for pilot embarkation and disembarkation. Read more...

Required Boarding Arrangements for Pilot

IMPA on Pilotage

Ship Handling (Herve Baudu)

Pilot Ladder Manual - Basic