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Article CMPA Launches the National Centre of Expertise on Maritime Pilotage
published on 8 June 2021
Article Rumos Práticos 58 published in Portuguese and English
published on 8 June 2021
One hundred and sixty-seven years ago, what was once a pilots’ association became Pernambuco Pilot Station. On February 28th of 1854, Pilot Station 9 first appeared in the port of Recife, and was to assume the current configuration with the development of the Suape port complex, in the Ipojuca municipality, 40 kilometers away. In the fourth article of the series on Brazilian ZPs of this edition, Rumos Práticos reveals the main challenges met in the state of Pernambuco by the pilot station, which today joins in implementing new operations and overcoming infrastructure bottlenecks.
Article Malaysia Pilots want to prioritise vaccination
published on 7 June 2021
Video ENTRE TERRE ET MER - Le pilotage maritime
La Nouvelle-Calédonie, notamment la Grande Terre, a la particularité d'être complètement entourée par un lagon, seules quelques passes rendent son accès possible aux navires venant de l'étranger. La navigation maritime y est délicate car une bonne connaissance de la topologie des fonds sous-marins est indispensable. Tous les bateaux de commerces de plus de 60 m voulant accoster en Nouvelle-Calédonie doivent impérativement faire appel aux services des pilotes maritimes de Nouvelle-Calédonie,...
Video The Physics of Golden Ray Capsize - part 1 Phenomenon
This video provides another possible physics that could also cause the Ro/Ro Ship Golden Ray to capsize in 2019 in a very benign environment. At the time of this video posted, Golden Ray salvage is still going on and the cost of this event was estimated to pass $3/4 billion so far.
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Article Safe working with harbour cranes
by American Harbor And Docking Pilots Association - published on 7 November 2019
Article Gantry Crane Collision at Kaohsiung Port (Taiwan)
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 3 June 2021
Video Crane Collision at Kaohsiung Port Taiwan on 03.06.2021
Video from Thursday (June 3) showing a massive container crane collapsing and workers running for their lives at the Port of Kaohsiung.
At 11 a.m. on Thursday, police received a report that a dockside gantry crane had collapsed at container yard Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. at the Port of Kaohsiung's Pier 70, reported TVBS. Prior to the accident, a container ship operated by Orient Overseas Container Line, commonly known as OOCL, was seen lurching dangerously close to the dock before...
Article Plan on the 1st Korean e-Navigation service
published on 1 June 2021
Video PROCESS ALONGSIDE YANGON BY PILOT - Ship Channel
Proses sandar kapal di Yangon, Maneuvering kapal oleh Pandu Bandar dengan menggunakan Bow Thruster dan Salah jangkar. Chief Officer harus menangkap peluang ini agar kelak dia sudah terbiasa/familiar bukan saja hanya olah gerak, tetapi bagaimana mengimplementasi BRM = Bridge Resource Management. Maneuvering Ship oleh PILOT & Nakhoda. Proses kapal tiba, jemput pandu laut (Sea Pilot Inward) berlayar di sungai, berlabuh di RTA, tukar dg pandu bandar (Harbour Pilot Inwars) clearance-in oleh...
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