Lesath and Procyon. Pilot vessels at the Port of Rotterdam
published on 25 February 2020 - 189
Found on YouTube. Created by Peet de Rouw
Video Disembarkation of Pilots on Oulo Finland - 2007
Video Pioneer Pilots (Pilot Exchange) - Pilot Boat at Vlissingen Netherlands
Name: Pioneer Pilots ; Type: Pilot Boat ; Callsign: PCGX
MMSI: 245711000 ; Flag: Netherlands ; LengthXBeam: 21m X 6m.
A Pilot Boat is the type of vessel that render services to incoming and outgoing ships in a designated or charted Pilot Station by transporting the Marine Pilot to and from the vessel. The Marine Pilot is the one who guides the commercial ships in and out of the Seaport.
Video Cape Size LOA:299.95Mtrs, Southbound Destination 🇨🇳 with 200324Mtons of Iron Ore...
Video Detailed Track: Collision of "Carnival Legend" and "Glory" on Dec 20 2019, Mexico
Video In respect of the vessel: Stellar Banner Scuttled Off Brazil
Found on YouTube. Created by "Gabrie Jorge".
Notice by the Editor of Marine-Pilots.com:
"The sight of a sinking ship should always make us humble because it helps us to realize how small man is compared to the thousands of tons of steel a ship is made of - and how pale we are in comparison to the great power of the sea.
Ships may have a soul, as they have names as well...
Their end therefore should make us sad. There´s no fun or joy in watching this.”
The vessel was refloated earlier this month following the removal of approximately 145,000 metric tons of iron ore from the vessel’s holds. Due to the condition of the ship, the decision was made to sink the vessel in deeper waters with any remaining iron ore on board. Authorities said they do not believe the remaining iron ore poses a threat to the marine environment.
Article Harwich Haven Authority applies for extension of pilotage area
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 17 September 2020
Following a review Harwich Haven Authority (the Authority), in its role as a Competent Harbour Authority (CHA), has applied to the Department for Transport (the Department) to extend its existing area of voluntary pilotage to include the western most areas of Hamford Water and Oakley Creek in the area known as the Walton Backwaters.