Ship piloting in pandemic times in Santa Marta, Colombia

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Region: Santa Marta, Colombia
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Pilot boarding

Found on YouTube. Created by Guille Rodriguez on 04/04/2020.

It has been 1 month since the 1st case of coronavirus in the country. All airports were shut down, and mandatory confinement was issued 10 days ago. Nevertheless, Maritime shipping must continue (except for tourist related). The means that us pilots must continue with our duties despite the risks involved with all the ships' crews arriving from different countries. So we need to take all safety measures possible.

This particular maneuver was unberthing a chemical tanker, in loaded condition, the "Maersk Borneo", which is a mid size tanker with a bow thruster and a fixed pitch prop. I used 2 tugs fast on the port side, backed her out of the basin and turned her to port. Captain and crew were very professional.

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Video Maritime Pilot embarking a Bulk Carrier with a 8,95 freeboard.

Found on YouTube. Created by "salih cok". Recorded on 2020-06-27.

Hardest part of getting on board of a ship is climbing up on a maximum height of pilot ladder as 9m. Vessel on that video is a 27kdwt bulk carrier in ballast condition bound for İstanbul strait northbound passage.

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Video Pilot boarding Auto Carrier Halifax Harbour

Found on YouTube. Created by "Mark Romans".
Pilot boarding the Auto Carrier Mediterranean Highway inbound to Halifax Harbour.

Editors note:
"The pilot's greatest enemy is often the pilot himself: Please do not carry a backpack together with your life jacket! The backpack can massively hinder the deployment and the effect of the lifejacket!"


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Video Helicopter Operations For Sea Pilot In Germany

Found on YouTube. Created by "Bruno's outdoor Adventures".

A DEEP SEA PILOT BOARDING AN ICE BREAKING TANKER TO DISCHARGE GAS CONDENSATE IN GERMANY FROM SABETTA RUSSIA

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Video Pilot receiving onboard ship, Philippines

Found on YouTube. Created by "Seafaring".

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Video Pilot Embarkation - Gangway Access - Unsafe Practice at Sea CHIRP Maritime Safety

The hazards of Pilot boarding

Throughout 2016, the International Maritime Pilots’ Association (IMPA) held a safety campaign focused upon the standard of pilot ladders and associated equipment. CHIRP supported this campaign and received many reports on the subject.

This first report describes issues concerning pilot access near
the non-parallel ends of a ship, and use of a retractable platform.

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Video Pilot 15 WP

Award winning 15m wavepiercing pilot boat

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Video Smart Ports: Piers of the Future

Six leading Ports join forces to show the world their Smart Port model

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Article Houston Pilots Practice Part Art, Part Science in Guiding Ships to Port

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Maritime pilots trace the roots of their profession back to the ancient Greeks and Romans when incoming ship captains employed experienced local fisherman to guide their merchant vessels safely into port. It’s a legacy of skill, strength, and sharp wits, and our Houston Pilots (“Pilots”) have been meeting vessels at Galveston’s bar to carry on these proud traditions for just shy of 100 years.

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Video Role Of Harbour Pilot - At Sydney Port

Pilots are expert ship handlers who possess detailed knowledge of local waterways. They are transported by high speed "Pilot Boat" or helicopter from shore to an inbound ship and from an outbound ship back ashore. Most ports have compulsory pilotage.

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Article SWATH & SWASH Technology - Smoother pilot boarding

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

SWATH and SWASH are interesting technologies that allow a vessel to sail much more calmly in high waves. A stable and calm position of the ship is especially important for pilot boarding.


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