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Article Harbour Master Naresh Sewnath navigates his way to success
published on 13 October 2020
Article Article from China: Maritime pilots to escort Hainan's port development
published on 12 October 2020
Video EMMA Extension – Smart fairway digitalization pilot in Saimaa
Found on YouTube. Created by "project_emma BSRP".
The smart fairway digitalization pilot is a part of the EMMA Extension project that is funded by the Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme. This summer, 34 smart buoys were installed in the Saimaa deep fairway, which is Finland’s most important inland waterway for merchant shipping.
Safety is enhanced in particular by the fact that the pilots and VTS can adjust the light output of beacons and the rhythm of lights to support the navigation of vessels in poor visibility and weather conditions. The light output can be adjusted in real time centrally by the VTS center and, if necessary, even with a tablet used by the pilot.
Remote-controlled signs send information about, among other things, the functionality of the light, the condition of the power supply, and the actual location of the sign. All this information improves the navigability of the fairway as well as increases maritime safety. Modern technology also reduces the carbon footprint, while location inspections of signs can be done more efficiently.
Read more about the EMMA Extension pilot and the project itself on the EMMA website: http://www.project-emma.eu/
Article Innovez One to digitalise towage and pilotage operations for the Port of Banten
by Innovez One - published on 9 October 2020
Video New Pilot Boat for Finnpilot Pilotage: "Bon Voyage PILOT L247"
Article NAUTITEC (Germany) as new partner of Marine-Pilots.com
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 8 October 2020
Opinion Fathom Safety: "A Guide to Pilot Ladder Securing"
by Frank Diegel, CEO & Founder Marine-Pilots.com - published on 7 October 2020
Article 18 new job vacancies for Pilots' and Harbour Masters in October 2020
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 6 October 2020
Video Ships Collision at Malacca Strait- 02-Oct-2020
Found on YouTube. Created by "Training Ship Salman".
Dredger OCEANLINE 5001 sailing at full speed struck anchored tanker STROVOLOS with moored alongside supply vessel, at around 1140 LT (UTC +8) Oct 2, on Melaka anchorage, Malaysia, Malacca Strait. The results can be seen on video – tanker suffered portside hull breach above waterline and apparently, some damage on cargo deck.
Article GPS interference and jamming on the increase
published on 2 October 2020
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