Pilot transfer by helicopter
published on 4 July 2019 - 290
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!)
Video Pilot via Helicopter to our vessel - Time Lapse
Found on YouTube. Created by "Karanvir Singh Nayyar".
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It was an early morning arrival in the port of Le Havre FRANCE 🇫🇷 with the sun just about to rise !!
The moment & lighting was so spectacular that the GoPro struggled to capture everything & do justice .
I managed to capture - in my opinion the best TIME LAPSE till date .
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► Company Credit : 'Maersk Line'
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► Ship Credits - Emma Maersk under Maersk Line
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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.
Article Updated Marine Safety Information by U.S. Coast Guard
published on 6 November 2020
U.S. Coastgard has published an update of their Recommendation for Pilot Transfer Arrangements in latest Marine Safety Information Bulletins (MSIB).
"Recent deaths of maritime pilots while embarking commercial vessels highlight the risks of operating in an
unforgiving maritime environment. To ensure the safety of all personnel boarding a vessel at sea, the Coast
Guard reminds vessel owners and operators of the requirements contained in the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Chapter V, Regulation 23 and strongly recommends that owners and operators follow the recommendations within IMO Resolution A.1045(27) – Pilot Transfer Arrangements. "
Video Helicopter Operations For Sea Pilot In Germany
Article 1,000 ways to secure a Pilot Ladder
by Arie Palmers, Netherlands - published on 10 January 2020
Video How to build a safe Pilot Ladder. The production at PTR Holland
Video AIS Track CMA CGM MISSOURI grounding in Suez Canal on Oct. 14 2020
Found on YouTube. Created by "Marine-Pilots".
Container ship CMA CGM MISSOURI ran aground in Suez Canal while transiting in southern direction, at around 0930 UTC Oct 14. As of 1745 UTC, probably refloated or moved, several Suez Canal tugs attending. Traffic probably suspended, but it’s not confirmed. No information on what caused grounding.
Container ship CMA CGM MISSOURI, IMO 9679919, dwt 115600, capacity 9448 TEU, built 2016, flag Liberia.
Thanks to Marine Traffic and Nolan Dragon.