What IS a Pilot?
published on 4 November 2020 (on YouTube: on 4 November 2020) - 591
Region: Houston, USA
Found on YouTube. Created by "Houston Maritime Education Center and Museum".
What exactly is a ship channel pilot? 30-year pilot Lou Vest tells us the ins and outs of what a ship channel pilot does, why they're important, and how to become one (if you're lucky!).
Video How A Pilot Boards A Ship
Video Retired Houston channelpilot Lou Vest: "My Maritime Story"
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
Video Milford Pilots during lock down (Pilot Movie 3)
Video Virtual Reality Marine Pilot Transfer Training Demo
Found on YouTube. Created by "Lazyworm Apps"
Short demonstration highlighting key features of the VR Marine Pilot training simulation LWA Solutions have delivered for the Ports of Auckland.
Editors Note (4th July 2020):
This video shows the fantastic possibilities of virtual reality technology. Wonderful demo by Ports of Auckland. In respect for doing this amazing experiment. If somebody knows more about this or other interesting similar projects please leave a comment below and help us to complete information about virtual reality for marine pilots.
Video Old Dutch Pilot Boat, NorthSea Trials, Old Marine Engine 750HP@300RPM
Found on YouTube. Created by "MLV CASTOR".
Newly revised Smit-MAN marine diesel aboard the Dutch Pilot Boat "Castor" taken to sea for trials.
De oude loodsboot Castor van Rotterdam naar Delfzijl om daar het EemsDollard havenfestival 2008 bij te wonen.
De eerste keer dat de onlangs gereviseerde hoofdmotor draaide!
Video History: Trinity House Buoys (1966)
Found on YouTube. Created by "British Pathé"
Several shots of buoys at a warehouse on the quay. Various shots show the Trinity House Vessel 'Siren' setting out to sea to carry out maintenance on buoys; a naval flag showing the Union Jack and the Trinity House Jack is hoisted; officers are seen using sextants and plotting their course on a chart. Nice M/S of a sailor tying on a life jacket. Sailors drop anchor beside a buoy, hoist weather balloons and ring bells on the ship.
The buoy is cleaned of mussels and limpets on the base, fitted with a new gas cylinder to power the flashing light and lowered back into the sea. The sea crustaceans are thrown back into the water.
Cuts exist - see separate record.
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