Two Way Traffic (The Texas Chicken). Explained by Capt. Lou Vest
published on 22 October 2020 (on YouTube: on 22 October 2020) - 766
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.
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Video How A Pilot Boards A Ship
Article The Maritime Simulation and Resource Centre Delivers Joint Training to Houston Pilots and G&H Towing Tug Masters
by Maritime Simulation Resource Centre (MSRC) - published on 21 October 2019
Article Houston Pilots Practice Part Art, Part Science in Guiding Ships to Port
published on 11 November 2020
Maritime pilots trace the roots of their profession back to the ancient Greeks and Romans when incoming ship captains employed experienced local fisherman to guide their merchant vessels safely into port. It’s a legacy of skill, strength, and sharp wits, and our Houston Pilots (“Pilots”) have been meeting vessels at Galveston’s bar to carry on these proud traditions for just shy of 100 years.
Video iTalk by Ms Reshma Nilofer, Sector Pilotage Services
Video Importance of Wearing Safety Helmets at Work. Examples for Pilots
Found on YouTube. Created by "We Are Navigators".
Importance of Wearing Safety Helmets at Work. ...
Hard hats or Safety helmets act as the first line of defense against head injury, but they only work when they are worn correctly. Thus, it's safe to say safety Helmets save lives and reduce the risk of brain injury.
Video The difference between Gross Tonnage and Net Tonnage
Found on YouTube. Created by "Steering Mariners".
Using pictures and sketches, this video finally explains the difference between gross tonnage (GRT) and net tonnage (NRT); the ship spaces that are included/excluded in their calculation; and the importance of these terms to ship owners.
Contents of this video will benefit mariners preparing for exams (written and oral examinations).
Article SWATH & SWASH Technology - Smoother pilot boarding
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 3 July 2020
Video Operating an STS Gantry Crane (Joystick Cam): Loading a vessel in the Port of Antwerp
Found on YouTube. Created by "Container World".
This cabinview video shows how to control a STS crane, there will follow a video were I show you all the buttons and joystick controls. Lot of people request these video's. This shows how to operate en ship to shore crane with a joystick camera! (DUAL CAM)
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Article Command or Control?
by Capt. Gürhan Aktürk - published on 27 October 2019
“Piloting the vessels was there since there was a sea transportation” This is one of the most popular and might be most proud phrase for pilots. During the maritime history, piloting the vessels evolved in many aspects, however main core is never changed; trustworthy colleague from neighbourhood will be close by for safe passage.
Video HMM ALGECIRAS - The world's largest container ship arrives at Hamburg
Found on YouTube. Thanks to "Jan Tiedemann" for these fantastic pictures.
This morning i was up to see the maiden call of the world's largest container ship at the Port of Hamburg. The HMM ALGECIRAS of HMM trades between the Far East and Europe and she can carry up to 23,964 teu. Here at Hamburg, the ship will be handled at the CTB Terminal of HHLA Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG. It was an early start today since the ship already entered the port at 6h in the morning!
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