Berthing Hamburg port - Pilots' masterpiece
published on 6 May 2020 - 667
Found on YouTube. Created by "Al Petkov"
"A routine pilot task"
Opinion Positioning of vessel at berth by using bridge wing gyro repeater
by Capt. Girish Chandra - published on 14 April 2020 - 4537
Today I will discuss a very simple and useful practical trick often used by pilots.
When we have to berth a vessel with small clearances forward and aft (say 20 to 25 mtr fwd and aft) it is very essential that you are able to estimate your position. Now most of the time you have a berthing supervisor on jetty who will help you with position.
Article Shiphandling at shipyards, never a dull moment...
by Marine Pilot Luis Vale, Portugal - published on 20 September 2019 - 329
Drydocking or undocking is always a difficult task, particularly with a “dead” vessel (no power/propulsion) and the wind blowing on the ship's side.