A containership collided with a Pilot boat inside taipei harbour
published on 12 March 2020
9th March 2020 at about 08:45 PM
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Article Cargo ship RIMINI collided with lock gate, Kiel Canal
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 19 May 2020
The ship could not slow down and sailed against the Old North Lock - “Alte Schleuse Nord”.
Video Incident on 31 January 2020 : A rope of the pilot ladder breaks. Pilot could still reach the vessel
Found on YouTube. Posted by NSC Total
Escada usada pelos práticos soltou durante entrada do Maersk Letícia em Itajaí. Saiba mais: http://nsctotal.com.br/
Crédito: Reprodução, Redes Sociais
Container ship MAERSK LETICIA, IMO 9526916, dwt 106043, capacity 7450 TEU, built 2011, flag HK, manager MAERSK LINE A/S.
Article Incident on 31 January 2020 : A rope of the pilot ladder breaks. Pilot could still reach the vessel
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 3 February 2020
Itajai, Brazil. Photo and video
Video Risky manoeuvre goes wrong
On Curacao, a cargo ship collided with a high bridge. The cranes on the ship are heavily damaged.
Video Incident between pilot boat and practical Nissos Chios (Balearia), leaving the port of Ceuta (Spain). June 2019
Incident between pilot boat and practical Nissos Chios (Balearia), leaving the port of Ceuta (Spain). June 2019
Article The Road Towards Autonomous Ship Handling with Tugs
by Captain Henk Hensen (Marine Consultant) - published on 5 November 2019
Currently, several means of transport are undergoing an accelerated development towards automation and automated movements. This development will also impact future ship handling with tugs. A glimpse into the future of tug boat operation.
Article Securing pilot ladders at intermediate lengths
by Kevin Vallance deep sea pilot and author - published on 6 January 2020
Over the past few years a number of pilot transfer accidents have occurred resulting from total failure of the side ropes, one school of thought is that the methods of securing a pilot ladder is a factor in such occurrences.
Video TRENZ Pilot Plug - Setup of Qastor on Windows with the TRENZ Pilot Plug
This video shows how to setup Qastor on Windows with the TRENZ Pilot Plug.
Please visit https://trenz-pilotplug.com/ for more information.
For more information on Qastor, please visit their homepage: https://www.qps.nl/qastor/
Video How to build a safe Pilot Ladder. The production at PTR Holland
PTR Holland - TV Rijnmond 2003
Article IMPA is hosting examples of best practice and protocols during Covid-19 times
by IMPA - International Maritime Pilots’ Association - published on 26 March 2020
IMPA has published examples of best practice together with a letter from Capt. Simon Pelletier, President of IMPA.