Columbia River Pilots & Foss Maritime: Training Video
published on 4 July 2019 - 487
- Identify new safety features in the Connor Foss pilot boat
- Review best practices for pilots & crew during river transfers
- See how to properly conduct a man overboard drill
- Learn techniques for cold water survival
Opinion New book on Ship manoeuvring techniques: "Theory and Practices of Marine Pilotage" by Capt. Santosha K Nayak
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 18 June 2020
This book investigates the science behind each component of manoeuvring a ship in confined waters, especially in port limits and the art to master it. Based on practical observations and analysis of each major and minor aspect of the manoeuvring of different types of vessels in different types of situations, this book put all relevant knowledge together for the reference of all concerned with pilotage and ship handling.
Opinion Positioning of vessel at berth by using bridge wing gyro repeater
by Capt. Girish Chandra - published on 14 April 2020
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.
Video Sail training ship "Amerigo Vespucci" operated by the Livorno Pilots
Found on YouTube. Created by "FEDERAZIONE ITALIANA PILOTI DEI PORTI".
On Monday 29th June the school ship Amerigo Vespucci left the port of Livorno for the education campaign of the official students of the Naval Academy.
To assist the school ship also the Pilots of the Port of Livorno with the com.te Marino Biancotti.
Video AIS track grounding of Shahraz and Samutra Sakhdil in Singapore Strait - May 10 2020
Found on YouTube. Created by "Made Smart Group BV".
Grounding container vessel Shahraz and MV Samudra Sakti in Singapore Strait May 10 2020
MV "Shahraz" and MV "Samudra Sakti I" had run aground to the shallow Batu Berhanti in the Indonesian territorial waters within 6 minutes, which is surveyed with minimum water depths of 8.3 m in the northern part and up to 0.5 m in the southern part . It is located south of TSS Singapore Strait’s eastbound traffic lane.
A chain of events which must be described as extra ordinary rarity. Which naturally raises questions about how may this happen..
Article Capt. and Marine Pilot Burliegh Oscar Bruno died suddenly on Saturday, January 18
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 29 January 2020
Article Pilots Corner – A perspective from New Zealand
by Chirp Maritime - published on 25 August 2020
Video Importance of Wearing Safety Helmets at Work. Examples for Pilots
Found on YouTube. Created by "We Are Navigators".
Importance of Wearing Safety Helmets at Work. ...
Hard hats or Safety helmets act as the first line of defense against head injury, but they only work when they are worn correctly. Thus, it's safe to say safety Helmets save lives and reduce the risk of brain injury.