River Pilot. Unmooring & mooring vessel operation. Safe approaching terminal.
published on 14 May 2020 - 174
Shifting a vessel from one harbor to other. Easy and safe maneuver. Turn area D=150m. Mooring area 110m.
Article Innovative rope design improves vessel mooring safety
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 18 June 2020
Video Docking a Mega Ship -- How Marine Pilot Manoeuvres a Ship in Port?
Found on YouTube. Created by "Marine Insight Unscripted".
Docking a Mega ship in a busy port requires an experienced marine pilot to ensure safe ship docking operation. This video is an excellent overview of how marine pilot manoeuvres a ship into the port. Manoeuvring is an operation during which a vessel enters or exits coastal waters of a country, crosses several ships on the way, and proceeds towards or departs from a berth or jetty of a port.
Shot By an experienced marine pilot Syatibi Azhari, who assisted MSC Ambra, one of the world's longest ship (400m), to dock safely in its assigned jetty in the Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) - Malaysia
The marine pilot of the ship makes an effective contribution towards safe navigation in confined waters and the approaching port, of which, they have an up to date local knowledge.
Video Credit : Syatibi Azhari
Video Risk Involved When Unmooring Operation on Deck
Video Bob Peacock "Maritime Pilot", Maine / NewBrunswick - Part 2
Video Port of Port Arthur Terminal 4K
Found on YouTube. Created by "Bumble Bee Productions".
The sun was out and was a beautiful day, I was searching for a light house in the area and there was one in Cameron, La. I started my way to the light house not thinking how bad Cameron was hard hit by two hurricanes. After a few dozen downed power poles I was met with the National Guard and the Po Po. Needless to say I turned around and I had passed the port so I decided to drone this area. Not a bad place and a ship was being assisted by two pilot boats. I never tire with maritime activities....
Video How a Steel Box Changed the World: A Brief History of Shipping
Found on YouTube. Created by "Wall Street Journal".
As the container shipping industry continues to boom, companies are adopting new technologies to move cargo faster and shifting to crewless ships. But it’s not all been smooth sailing and the future will see fewer players stay above water.
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Article A contempt for pilot safety and total disregard for the contents of the SOLAS Convention.
by Captain Kevin Vallance MNI - published on 4 October 2019
Opinion New guidance for PBAs with trapdoors. Released 4.11.2020 by NZMPA
by New Zealand Maritime Pilot's Association - published on 6 November 2020
New guidance for PBAs with trapdoors. Released 4.11.2020 at NZMPA Conference in Dunedin, NZ. Distinct difference to suggestions in many other countries, is that we challenge operators who have the ladder suspended from the accommodation ladder (gangway) and not secured to the ship. SOLAS states that pilot ladder shall be secured to the ship, and securing strongpoints, shackles and ropes shall be as strong as the sideropes.
Video Suez Canal Timelapse | Life at Sea on a Container Ship
Tag along as we journey through Suez Canal into Mediterranean Sea.
The ship is on a 77 days voyage from Asia to East Coast United States in which we've taken the Suez Canal route. By using Suez Canal instead of around cape of Africa, this will save more than 5000 miles of fuel and time.
The time-lapse was taken over 16 hours.