Pilot tranfer by helicopter
published on 4 July 2019
This is a video I had captured off U.S Coast from a merchant vessel as the Pilot was transferred from our Ship to Shore via Helicopter.
All recordings were done using N8 (unbelievable clarity!)
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.
Video Columbia River Bar Pilots Helicopter Operations
Rotorcraft Pro gives an inside look at Brim Aviation's Columbia River Bar Pilots helicopter ops. CRBP uses an AW109SP to hoist ship captains onto ships crossing the dangerous river bar in Astoria, OR. This is part of a written/photo feature in the September 2015 issue of Rotorcraft Pro Magazine.
Video Helicoptertransfer from Pilot Station Vessel PROCYON
Found on YouTube. Created by The Rotterdam Pilot
During high wind conditions it is sometimes required to transfer pilots from the Pilot Station Vessels to incoming ships. In this case the NHV Dauphin Helicopter came to collect a pilot an d luggage form the PROCYON at Maascenter pilot station.
Article Demands made by the Pacific Pilotage Authority on the shipping industry following the death of US Pilot Dennis Sherwood
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 27 March 2020
The Pacific Pilotage Authority says: "There is a common misunderstanding amongst vessel operators that vessels built prior to 2012 are exempt from some of the requirements for pilot transfer arrangements. This is incorrect...".
Video Pilot Boat Draco. Port of Rotterdam, February 23, 2020.
Found on YouTube. Created by BrianYYZ.
February 23, 2020.
During high seas, smaller ships board Maritime Pilots in the mass entrance to Port of Rotterdam.
Video Vehicles Carrier Ship JASPER ARROW/Pilot Vessel CATAMARÁN ANTARES
Found on YouTube. Created by @ultrabarqueros / Barqueros de Ultramar.
Vehicles Carrier Ship "JASPER ARROW" / Pilot Vessel "CATAMARÁN ANTARES" #ZonaComún #RioDeLaPlata - Maneuvering of Embarking #RioDeLaPlataPilots and Disembarking #RioParanáPilot #Prácticos.-
This video was filmed on board Pilot Vessel "CATAMARÁN ANTARES" and shows the moments when the Pilot Vessel was proceeding to the #BoardingStation Zona Común - Rio de la Plata, to the vessel "JASPER ARROW", to start with the Maneuvering of Embarking and Disembarking #Pilots .-
Special appreciation to the Master of the Vessel "JASPER ARROW", his Officers and the rest of his Crew.
Special thanks to the Skipper of the Pilot Vessel "CATAMARÁN ANTARES", Mr. Gonzalo GÓMEZ, his Chief Engineer Mr. Alexis TELLES and his Bosun Mr. Leandro PELAYO.
Special thanks to the Rio de la Plata Pilots, Mr. Maximiliano BARUTTA and Mr. Martín ROSSANO ( @martinrossano797 ).
Special thanks to the Rio Paraná Pilot, Mr. Fernando LAMIRAL.
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 Belgium marine pilot infected with corona after piloted corona ship
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 26 June 2020
ANTWERP - A pilot who visited the ship Minerva Oceania to lead it to the port of Antwerp appears to have become infected with the coronavirus.