Humber Marine Pilots by Correspondent Sarah Corker

published (on YouTube: on 2 January 2019) -
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Region: Humber Estuary, UK
Categories:
Pilotage in general

Found on YouTube. Created by "Sarah Corker TV".

For as long as ships have been sailing the seas, there have been maritime pilots to guide them through the most dangerous waterways. But there is a worldwide shortage of seafarers and the industry is struggling to attract young people into the profession. Our Business Correspondent Sarah Corker has been given rare access to film with pilots on the Humber Estuary who work 365 days a year, whatever the weather. And a warning, Sarah’s report may make you feel sea sick.

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UK's Marine Accident Investigation Branch has published grounding and recovery of a container feeder vessel and a tug in the approaches to the Humber Estuary in storm force conditions on 15 December 2018.

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Video Meet the weather our crews and the RNLI faced when the Thea II grounded

Found on YouTube. Created by "Maritime and Coastguard Agency".

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Video Unberthing of a 23,000 gross tons tanker

Found on YouTube. Created by "SMR Pilot"

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Found on YouTube. Created by "Bangkok port - Pilot".

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Video Berthing "Champion Ebony" in Palm Oil Jetty Bintulu Port

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Found on YouTube. Created by "True calling"

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by Marine-Pilots.com - published

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