This is how a pilot boarding ship
published on 10 May 2020
by "Mallu Sailor" on YouTube
Do you know how difficult to board a ship through pilot ladder.
Video Life At Sea, Pilot Boarding Ship in Rough Weather
A maritime pilot, marine pilot, harbor pilot, bar pilot, or simply pilot, is a sailor who maneuvers ships through dangerous or congested waters, such as harbors or river mouths. They are navigational experts possessing knowledge of the particular waterway such as its depth, currents, and hazards.
Article 1,000 ways to secure a Pilot Ladder
by Arie Palmers, Netherlands - published on 10 January 2020
From that moment on I have been keeping a tally of the non compliant boarding arrangements I see in front of me on a daily base, and off course I participate in the annual safety campaign, conducted by IMPA each october.
Video Boarding with pilot ladder - Do you remember your first time?
by "Domonkos Baráth" on YouTube.
Boarding with pilot ladder to Soyo LNG tanker near Cadiz
Video What marine pilots can learn from flight safety? Crash of Kobe Bryant.
Found on YouTube. Created by AVweb.
Basketball star Kobe Bryant was killed in the crash of a chartered Sikorsky S-76B helicopter on January 26th, 2020. This high-profile crash, which killed his daughter Gianna and seven others, is causing a re-examination of how Part 135 helicopters are operated. In this video, AVweb's Paul Bertorelli examines the risks.
Article Pilot Boarding and Landing – use of Personal Emergency Radio Devices
by Nick Lee, T&TC Chairman, UK Pilots - published on 4 February 2020
Personal Locator Beacons (PLB) and other individual MOB devices have been available for some years now and have evolved to incorporate a variety of different alerting methods and combinations. However, usage of these additional enhancements within UK Pilotage is still in its infancy.
Article The use of helmets... or “Why Do Pilots Not Wear Helmets?”
by Marine Pilot Luis Vale, Portugal - published on 20 August 2019
photo and article by Luis Vale, Portugal
Video Smart Ports: Piers of the Future
Six leading Ports join forces to show the world their Smart Port model
Video "Ship's Pilot" - A poem by Gaylen K. Bunker
A wonderful poem
As read by the author
From his books "Poems"
Sometimes it is good just to stop and enjoy a poem. This poem "Ship's Pilot" is read by the author himself.
A valuable piece about the nature of the pilot.