Article 3DPortGuard Docking Aid
published on 24 August 2021
Australian technology provider Frontier Automation has released a new vessel tracking system that can be used as a docking aid tool by pilots. As for all Frontier Automation control systems, it uses 3D machine vision to automatically detect and track in real time shipping vessels within range of a berth by providing information on critical distances to mooring infrastructure, on vessel speed and angle, and on vessel movement directions and orientations.
Article Pilot’s safety: German Pilots launch new App
by René Hartung - published on 21 April 2023
Video LifeSava: Remotely Operated Rescue Vessel Demonstration
published on 30 June 2021
Check out the first video demonstration of the capabilities of our new LifeSava marine rescue vehicle! - Made in Australia! - Remotely-Operated - Fully self-righting and water-tight, making it un-sinkable! - Enough power to tow a person Check out more: http://maritimerobotics.com.au/lifesava Subscribe here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAfHzHxBVVnc6kfQCDMytlQ?sub_confirmation=1
Article New app: Pilot´s Tug Assist Tool PTAT - Bollard Pull Calculation for Marine Pilots
by Capt. M. Baykal Yaylai - published on 19 February 2020
Required tug power and number of tugs needed in variable conditions of wind, current and waves isin most cases an assessment made by pilots based on their professional experience. However, assessments will raise questions by lawyers if something goes wrong. They will use tools to calculate what really is needed with respect to tug power and number of tugs. They have furthermore the advantage of time.
Video TRENZ Pilot Plug - Setup of Qastor on Windows with the TRENZ Pilot Plug
published on 5 July 2019
Video Live test of 275 N lifejacket in combination with a backpack.
published on 30 September 2021
Video Maersk Semarang - Pilotage into Fremantle Harbour.
published on 24 March 2021
Video Return Pilot AHTO-15 Emden Pilot Baltic Workboats WP 2000 ES3168 MMSI 276005340
published on 3 May 2020
Article SVITZER STRENGTHENS OPERATIONS IN AFRICA WITH NEW CONTRACT WINS
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 8 June 2020
Recently, Svitzer took an important step towards strengthening its presence in Africa by signing a five-year contract with Nacala Logistics in Mozambique for harbour towage, occasional pilot transfer and potential salvage work in the port of Nacala. At the same time, Svitzer also secured a five-year extension of its current contract with Egyptian LNG assisting the land-based Idku LNG plant with four tugs, two mooring boats and one pilot boat.
Video Pilot Boat Capsize Test
published on 13 December 2019
posted on YouTube by "Marine Online"
Capsizing or keeling over occurs when a boat or ship is turned on its side or it is upside down in the water. The act of reversing a capsized vessel is called righting. If a capsized vessel has enough flotation to prevent sinking, it may recover on its own if it is not stable inverted. Vessels of this design are called self-righting.
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