Taking on a harbor pilot - The Beagle Channel - Argentina
published on 31 March 2020 - 190
Found on YouTube.
Great video from Argentina. But a backpack is not recommended in combination with a life vest.
Article Combinations Ladders: "1,000 combinations around" (by Arie Palmers)
by Arie Palmers, Netherlands - published on 13 July 2020
Article #dangerousladders - Using social media to improve pilot transfer safety.
by Kevin Vallance deep sea pilot and author - published on 12 December 2019
It remains a sad fact that accidents and near misses continue to occur during pilot transfers with frightening regularity. Most of these fortunately do not result in injury, and a surprisingly high number of them are not even recognised for what they are.
Surveys into pilot ladder safety consistently reveal that unacceptably high numbers of pilot transfer arrangements are not compliant with the regulations.
Article Challenges in the world’s largest pilot station - pilot services in Brazil
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 10 June 2020
Video Marine pilot apprenticeships - British Associated Ports
Video HMM - Maiden voyage of HMM Algeciras #10-Hamburg
Found on YouTube. Created by "HMM.official".
The maiden voyage of HMM Algeciras #10-Hamburg: Look at the sunrise in Hamburg, Germany. The city awakes, but the port never sleeps. The HMM Algeciras, the first largest containership in the world, bids farewell to Hamburg.
Article Wärtsilä simulator upgrade will enhance Le Havre pilot operations
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 25 May 2020
The technology group Wärtsilä will supply a complete navigational simulator upgrade for the Le Havre pilot station in France. The intention is to provide the pilot station with a totally new simulator specifically adapted to the requirements of the pilots’ operations. The order with Wärtsilä was placed in February 2020.The new unique visualisation system to be supplied is based on 14 DP projectors, comprising seven main circular and seven ground projection systems. It features a panoramic 350-degree screen.