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Article US Coast Guard recalls compliance with pilot transfer agreements
by Marine-Pilots.com - published today
Article Marine-Pilots.com celebrates its first anniversary these days!
by Frank Diegel, CEO & Founder Marine-Pilots.com - published yesterday
Video Is this a dangerous manoeuvre in a Pilot Boat?
Found on YouTube. Created by "The Kulasisis BULLEN".
Editors note: A film of a pilot boat has just been published on YouTube with the title "How Dangerous being in a Pilot Boat..." on YouTube. I'm not sure if this really shows a dangerous maneuver, maybe the experts can comment on it here.
But in principle it is problematic to approach the ship in such a small Pilot Boat in the wake from astern and cross the waves there. I remember an accident from Finland in December 2017 where the boat capsized and people died. Is this situation shown here comparable to the one from Finland or is it a comparatively harmless maneuver?
Here are the references to the accident at that time:
Article Obituary Capt. Andrew Holton Stegen (87) - Crescent River Port Pilots
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 25 October 2020
Video New York Harbor Pilot Boat 1 on the Kill van Kull
Video "Master's Orders Pilots Advice"- Documentation from Canada
Opinion AIMPA Journal Issue III - October 2020 for download here
by AIMPA - All India Marine Pilots' Association - published on 24 October 2020
Article New website online: Port Phillip Sea Pilots
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 23 October 2020
Video Two Way Traffic (The Texas Chicken). Explained by Capt. Lou Vest
Found on YouTube. Created by "Houston Maritime Education Center and Museum".
With ships as large as 175 feet wide and a channel a maximum of 500 feet wide, how to you safely pass? Former Houston ship channel pilot, Lou Vest, explains how ships fight against hydrodynamics to pass with such narrow margins.
Article 1,000 Combinations around - Which one is correct?
by Arie Palmers, Netherlands - published on 22 October 2020
Opinion Webinar on 24th October: Re-conceptualizing Indian Maritime Pilotage
by AIMPA - All India Marine Pilots' Association - published on 22 October 2020
Video Life at Sea - Pilot
Found on YouTube. Created by "Life At Sea".
One question that I get asked a lot is : Why you need a Pilot on a ship?
This video will help you in getting to know the role of a Pilot on a ship.
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Article AMSA has published the first marine incident annual report
published on 20 October 2020
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