Electronic Chart Standards: IHO ECDIS and ENC
published on 29 October 2019 - 121
Tom Mellor - Chairman of the IHO Electronic Navigational Chart Working Group (ENC WG) and Head of Digital Standards at the UKHO - explains what the IHO's ECDIS and ENC Standards mean.
Article The magnetic north pole migration - What a Pilot should know
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 22 February 2019
The Arctic magnetic pole does not move anymore. It runs, faster and faster. In recent years, even faster than expected. Therefore, geo-researchers have now had an unscheduled change to their world model and adjust their calculations, so that navigation with compass and other navigation aids such as a Pilot Plug, used by pilots around the world, continue to work.
Article SWATH & SWASH Technology - Smoother pilot boarding
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 3 July 2020
Video Maritime Training: Man Overboard! Training Video
Article GPS (Part 2), physical and technical errors of GNSS - an error analysis
by Capt. Gunter Schütze, Thailand/Germany - published on 26 February 2020
In my announced sequel, the second part of GPS, it is primarily about the technical and physical operational and functional limitations to which GPS is subject. These limitations, in part, have serious implications for the accuracy of GPS, and even go as far as limiting the functionality of GPS in its functions or even making it impossible. In doing so,
Article First investigation report of "Milano Bridge" Accident on April 6th 2020 in Busan
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 13 May 2020
Article The difficulty of finding marine pilot-specific information on the Internet
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 4 November 2019
Video Safehaven Marine 'Independent Vision' pilot boarding
Here’s a nice video of the ‘Independent Vision’ having her pilot embarked offshore by the Cork pilot boat ‘Failte’ an Interceptor 48 before she enters Cork Harbour. We also undertook some alongside handling trials at the same time with ‘San Cibrao’ before she is shipped to Spain. Sure was interesting trying to land the drone back on the boat in the 40kt winds offshore!